Family of 5 - 2 adults, 2 teeanagers 14 & 16 and an infant stayed here for 2 weeks.
1st week apt had double beds in both rooms, not great for 2 teenagers, 2nd wk apt was a big mix up and a lot of delays with moving etc but finally got sorted! Better apt with single beds and double bed.
So here goes... I have some mixed emotions about Whispering Sands.. No doubt the accommodation is good, although repairs I think need to be carried out at the end of the season inside the apartments. This is to be expected so it's not a major issue, although mentioned in other reviews.
The site itself is a good bit away from the town, but as LIAM has mentioned this is no secret. We where using Ahmet (such a lovely man) taxi so much it made more sence for us to hire a car as the road to walk to the Dolmus is a dirt track, uneven, dusty and loose dogs around. My son nearly got attacked on a day he did decided to walk, lucky a builder came his way!)
If you are a family looking to self cater the onsite shop will not offer that much. The food onsite was ok, the drinks were more expensive than the town. On one occassion I did find the bar staff a little rude ( it was early in the morning, he may have just been tired)
The large pool was nice, the smaller baby pool could do with being cleaned. Good few sunbeds I think the main ssue that I have with Whispering Sands is that they are lacking an Entertainment Team. I dont think it's good enough that people's children who are living on site should provide this! Hence why we went to the town most nites. The BBQ nite was a bit of a let down to be honest. We have been to Turkey many times and stayed at different hotels etc and always make a point of attending a Turkish BBQ nite and by far this was the worst.. 1 Belly dancer and a fire show.. no turkish dancing or entertaining.. (fire show was the best bit of the night). Food was offered for 1 hour.
Some of the other facialities on site ie: the gym and the softplay area again need repair work..Again already noted in some other reviews.
Whispering Sands is quite safe as it has locked gates and provides a security team.
I am giving my opinion of Whispering Sands, which I am entitled to as this is what Trip advisor is all about... All in all I doubt I will return to Whispering Sands as it didnt live up to what I expected.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This holiday apartment complex offers loads of on-site activities and amenities ideal for perfect summer holidays for all the family. You don't have to leave the complex if you don't want to, but you should take the time to stroll around the old town of Kusadasi. Having one of the most picturesque sea front promenades and one of the largest marinas in Turkey, this beautiful town is well worth exploring. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Whispering Sands Hotel Kusadasi