We are just back from a fantastic two week holiday at this great Resort. We only booked 6 weeks prior to departure and I was a little bit apprehensive but on arrival my worries disappeared.
We arrived at 6am very tired and was greeted by friendly reception and porter who quickly showed us to our room pointing out the restaurant on the way!
The room was on the ground floor overlooking the main swimming pool. It was a good size for the 3 of us and we were surprised that my daughter had an actual bed instead of the usual camp bed. They were the comfiest beds we have ever experienced in our 6th year to Turkey. There was plenty of storage space and cupboards and a good size toilet with a great walk in shower, Air conditioning and safe box (which you DONT have to pay extra for) and a well stocked mini bar made this a very clean pleasant room for our stay. There was daily maid service and towel change was great. They work very hard to keep the place spotless.
The swimming pool was of a good size and there was also a smaller pool with 2 slides (great for little kids and big kids!). My only complaint was the 'bagging' of sunbeds. Some people must get up at 4am just to reserve a sunbed!
We ended up spending a good bit our time on the beautiful beach. Plenty of sunbeds and shades there plus space around each one (not jam packed as is often the case). The beach was clean, the water was warm and there was a great beach bar doing fantastic snacks and drinks all day long. The crepe lady was pretty good too!
Animation team at Paloma beach is amazing. They are a great bunch of people who work from morning till night including everyone off all ages in the many activities: water polo, darts, archery. table tennis, water aerobics, yoga, step aerobics to name but a few.
Our daughter went to their amazing Polly Kids club. Jonny and Seren who looked after the children there are 2 of the hardest working children's reps I have ever come across. 2 sessions daily 10 - 12.30 and 3 till 5.30. Activities were well planned pirate date, indiana day, banana boat trip, kite flying, beach day (just a small selection of lots more!) Every day our daughter was happy to go and Jonny and Seren always had big smiles and hugs for all the children. It really made our daughters holiday.
Some evenings they even took all the kids to their own table in the restaurant which was lovely!
The food was delicious and well presented in a spotless restaurant. There is something for everyone. They even have some of their own organic products! Waiters were superb and always topping up your wine glass!
The entertainment was really good in the evening with varied shows of a good quality. Their was always a kids disco before which the children enjoyed. One evening the Plly Kids club done a show with all the children. This was great fun. The show finished around 1030 and sometimes there was live music in the bar area until midnight, Then it all goes quiet - lovely - except their is a disco for those who have any energy left.
We had the beach bbq one evening with our own bbq at the table and this one of highlights.
Paloma beach is a very safe, very friendly and an ideal resort for families. They are refurbishing for 2012 and it looks just out of this world.
We will certainly consider going back and if there is anything I haven't covered in this review feel free to email me!
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- Also Known As:
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- Paloma Beach Side
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