Keep it up. Superb
Excellent as always. Thank you Mark
As always Marco and his team do a excellent job
All worked perfectly.
Great mini break. Lily was super helpful
Keep doing what you do for your customers - the service and care are truly valued.
I have been booking with Michele Dooler for many years. She provides an excellent service and there was good communication to check if everything was OK. Would highly recommend
Very personal service from all the team
Very good service in every way
Excellent, as usual.
Can't thank Dylan enough, he suggested Turkey as our family holiday destination which wasn't a destination we had thought about. Hotel and location were amazing, we had the best week away.
Jenson Palmer is very professional and nothing is too much trouble.
We always know we can rely on you for a very efficient service with a personal touch
Your help came just when I needed it! I was unable to access the check in for my return flight but an email to you asking for help resulted in you emailing the boarding passes within a few minutes. Thanks so much. I have recommended you to the others in our party.
Billy spot on as usual.
First class service from the initial enquiry. Eric was very efficient and nothing was too much trouble. And invaluable help when we experienced challenges when checking in. So nice to have such excellent and first class service.
Amy is a star!
Prompt answering phone call. Friendly, helpful and very reassuring. Nothing too much trouble, goes out of the way to be helpful. All staff excellent and offer fantastic customer service
Another trouble free, well organised trip by the lovely people at DialAFlight so thank you
Your staff are understanding, friendly, professional and gave me confidence.
Very well looked after by Stacey, Marshall and Niall. Eleven flights from 5 different airports across Europe, all delivered with absolute ease and clarity. Superb customer service. Will absolutely recommend and will be back. 10/10
Excellent service as always.
Another great trip - problem free. Can’t wait to book our next holiday with you. Many thanks.
Hotel was beautiful but the nightlife was terrible
I always rely on Doug to sort out my flights.
Mark Cushway has always been a great help
Brilliant service from Samuel!
Fantastic recommendation. Such a good week. Would highly recommend.
Built on a stunningly beautiful bay with crystal clear Mediterranean waters stretching as far as the eye can see, the five-star Hillside Beach Club takes attention to detail to new heights.
The much-loved 20-year-old Turkish property has an impressive 60 per cent return rate, with many visitors checking in each and every year.
It's perhaps unsurprising then that a recruitment drive for a Chief Instagram Officer inspired more than 70,000 applicants to send in picturesque snaps.
The high-tech hotel even has an app for spa, water sports or yoga reservations (as well as a daily newsletter for the not-so-tech savvy) and one for ordering supplies on the beach.
Every luxury cushioned sun lounger comes with a waiter call button.
With 750 rooms high above the sea, the hotel has breathtaking views across a beautiful bay, but their almost obsessive attention is their true speciality.
My companion was my shrewd fashion buyer friend - also with a close eye to detail. And we're already planning our return.
Not just because the air-conditioned, wi-fi enabled one-hour transfer came complete with chilled water and mints. That was simply the first of many brilliant touches to come.
A recent Yoga convert, I loved that there was yoga first thing in the morning on the Silent Beach and in the evening on a shaded balcony.
There were many places to relax in the sun - one big pool, three beaches and two floating jetties. The Silent Beach (no mobile phones or children) was the utmost in tranquility.
Nestled next to the Nature Spa, therapists walk the beach handing out ginger tea and firm shoulder massages.
Serenity Beach, a short boat ride away, is adults only too. The boats leave every 15 minutes and a simple lunch of barbecued lamb or chicken kebabs with salad awaits.
For those seeking an action-packed break, there's windsurfing and diving - as well as coaching for kids as young as eight. There are snorkelling tours, night diving, sailing courses and guided catamaran tours, water-skiing and wakeboarding.
For days out, there's an eight-island boat tour and romantic sunset cruise. Add to that hiking, trekking and mountain biking, an off-road jeep safari and a cultural tour to ancient ruins and there's little chance you'll be bored. Shuttle buses take guests to downtown Fethiye, 10 minutes away.
The food at Hillside offers some-thing for everyone and your main challenge is how to avoid putting on weight in one of three restaurants.
International cuisines bustle with delicious traditional Turkish fare at the main buffet. Don't miss the Borek; fat filo pastry cigars filled with soft cheese, lemon and herbs. The humus, tzatziki and traditional Turkish salads are also a delight.
Cherries were everywhere with guests encouraged to help themselves to huge handfuls.
A Turkish night in the buffet was packed to the rafters with the best shish, kofte, chicken and lamb kebabs you've ever tasted. Outside stalls recreated a bustling Turkish bazaar, selling woven rugs and jewellery.
At Beach Bar, we enjoyed a candle-lit Italian feast of a set menu right on the beach watching an incredible sunset while we ate starters of anti-pasti, gazpacho, burrata, bruschetta, sun dried tomatoes, Italian cheeses and carpaccio and a second course of clams, jumbo prawns and courgette fritters.
Unable to pack in the main course of lobster, we did force ourselves to enjoy as much tasty Italian ice cream as we could manage. We even spotted a shoal of flying fish while we ate.
Dinner at adults-only Pasha is right on the seafront and offers another exceptional set menu of freshly-baked herb bread, Turkish salads, calamari, jumbo prawns, octopus, and seabass.
For dessert we tried a little chocolate fondant, creamy goats milk ice-cream and Turkish pumpkin terrine.
Every day at around 4.30pm chefs wheel out Turkish bagels, cakes and cheeses to be enjoyed with traditional Turkish tea.
You can take your pick from one of two on-site spas, the luxurious metropolitan Sanda Spa offering traditional Turkish hammam, a Jacuzzi, sauna and Elemis treatments, or the Sanda Nature Spa, high in the hills surrounded by pine trees and waterfalls.
I went for a deeply relaxing Lemon and Honey facial and I came away feeling the most stress free I have in years.
My guest had the Balinese Boreh – a warming aromatic traditional body scrub made from herbs and spices – which she gave equally rave reviews.
Safe to say we didn't manage too much conversation that afternoon as we snoozed and read the day away on the Silent Beach in a state of absolute relaxed bliss.
First published in the Mail Online - February 2016
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