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Solar Plajı, Istanbul

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One of the largest beaches in the region, vibrant Solar Plajı emphasizes playful sports and parties above the usual relaxation activities. Make friends and try your hand at beach volleyball, soccer, banana boats, wind surfing, basketball, and kite flying--just some of several daily activities you can take part in as you walk along the sand. To reach the beach, take the public bus, which takes a route along the seaside and provides views of the Turkish coastline for the price of a fare. Use our Istanbul family vacation planner to add Solar Plajı and other attractions to your Istanbul vacation plans.
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The bustling downtown core of old Istanbul is the popular choice among tourists wanting a short walking distance to the city's biggest attractions. Here you'll find hostel-style accommodations and reasonably priced and traditionally decorated hotels, as well as bed and breakfasts and inns with views overlooking the sea. Though often the most affordable, accommodations in the old city can be very overrun with tourists and street solicitors. If you seek a more relaxed stay, consider lodging near Taksim Square. This new, trendy neighborhood is a short 15-20 minute ride from the old city, but puts you closer to restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Though the newer area of the city is a bit more upscale, you'll also find moderately priced hotels and some hostels. Look for luxury hotels in the western suburbs close to the airport, overlooking the banks of Bosphorus.
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  • The male employees attitude was disgusting! The place is not that entertaining! Also you cannot swim unless you have a woman for each guy! Like guys group cannot enter, why? "Management rules" since w...  more »
  • It was one hour drive from our hotel to solar beach(High Beach)....after reaching beach they have a enterance fee of 30TL per person same for kids above 6.Well maintained beach with VIP facility such ...  more »
  • This beach is in a place named Kilyos. We went there by public transport: 1.Tram to Kabatas, 2. Bus 25E from Kabatas to Sariyer, 3. Minibus (2TL) or bus 151 from Sariyer to Kilyos. The second way is m...  more »