Odayeri: A top notch destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers
Looking for a city escape with pristine natural views, fresh air and something a little more than the ordinary? Then check these top 4 reasons to visit one of Istanbul’s most fascinating hidden gems with the brand new Park Inn by Radisson Odayeri.
Odayeri is located near many of Turkey’s top golf clubs such as Istanbul Golf Club and Kemer Country Golf Club. IGC is one of Europe’s first established golf club which was established in 1895 formerly known as “Constantinople Golf Club”. With it’s 9-hole course, it’s very popular among locals as the club hosts many national and international tournaments throughout the year.
Kemer Golf Club is an 18-hole golf course which bears the signature of the famous designer Joan Dudok van Heel. It’s suitable both for beginners and professional golfers. Situated in the heart of nature, Kemer Country also stands out with great activities such as Tennis, Basketball, Swimming and Fitness.
Perfect spot for adrenaline junkies
Ready for some real adventure? Located just a 45 minutes’ drive from Odayeri, there’s Turkey’s biggest outdoor and event area: Forestanbul. adventure seekers will find a variety of outdoor activities at Forestanbul like a high ropes course, a climbing wall, a zip line, a giant swing, base jumping, go-karting and orienteering. You can find directions from the hotel to Forestanbul right here.
Breathe the nature in – enjoy trekking and hiking in the biggest forest of the city
City life in Istanbul can be hectic, so why not take a break and enjoy some ‘me-time’ with a quick escape to the forest? Located to the North on the European side of Istanbul, Belgrad Forest is the largest wooded park in the area; being approximately 5,500 hectares. The forest is home to a wide range of plant and animal species all found within nine nature parks. Each park has their own paths for trekking and hiking. You can explore Ayvatbendi Nature Park, Bendler Nature Park, Falih Rıfkı Atay Nature Park, Fatih Çeşmesi Nature Park, Irmak Nature Park, Kirazlıbent Nature Park, Kömürcübent Nature Park, Mehmet Akif Ersoy Nature Park, and Neşet Suyu Nature Park.
Not everyone’s into outdoor activities. Besides, shopping is a really good way to burn some calories too. Good news: the Mall of Istanbul is the largest shopping, entertainment and lifestyle center in Turkey. And, it’s only a 45 minute drive from the hotel. This premier shopping center offers 350 stores with thousands of leading brands, theaters and event spaces. So go on and shop till you drop!
We look forward to welcoming you to Park Inn by Radisson Odayeri!