So, you are planning to visit the country of dreams, Turkey. The first thing most travelers worry about when visiting a new country is accommodation. Where to stay? Should you stay in hotels or a rented apartment? The answer is not that simple because a lot would depend on the places you are planning to visit, your requirements of a place to stay and most of all your budget. In general, Turkey offers all kinds of accommodation for its guests, and they range from superbly luxurious to just basic. And being a friendly country welcoming of tourists you will find most of these accommodations more than acceptable.
However, there are certain pointers you need to be aware of, and they are:
• Cities like Istanbul and Antalya does not have a dearth of all kinds of accommodations. Based on your budget and requirements you can choose where to stay. While staying in hotels would be the most comfortable, staying in a homestay would give you the feel of how locals live.
• If you are an avid traveler who likes to explore far and wide, you might not find luxurious accommodations everywhere. However, rented apartments should not be hard to find. Just make sure you have done your research before booking one.
• Hotels in Turkey offer all-in deals whereby you pay a certain amount for staying as well as food and drinks. If you wish to save money, however, you can choose to stay in apartments and cook or try local food. Any which way you prefer, it will be an unforgettable experience.
Staying in Turkey Like a Local
Of course, you can choose to stay in luxurious hotels. But if you really want to get the feel of a place, try staying in local homestays for a while, at least. Turkey will not disappoint you when it comes to such accommodations. The homestay owners go out of their way to make their guests feel welcome. You will not only be comfortable but made to feel like a family. You will visit Turkey as a traveler but return with a piece of your heart left there.