Just 37.3 miles outside of Istanbul, this family-owned resort offers a spa centre with an indoor pool, and a riding centre with horses for all levels. Enjoy the wide garden, fresh air and free Wi-Fi throughout the venue. All the en suite rooms at Erkanli Country Resort feature a spa bath or hydromassage bath. An LCD TV with satellite channels, minibar and a balcony are provided. The main restaurant, overlooking the garden, serves a wide range of tastes from both Turkish and international cuisine. Dishes from the à la carte menu are prepared with organic vegetables, freshly picked from the hotel greenhouse, which can be visited at any time. The chef’s salads and chocolate soufflé are recommended. Riding complex, with indoor and outdoor arena, has experienced instructors whom also speak English. Spa centre comes with a spacious sauna, hot tub, massage rooms and a pressure shower. There is a rustic café on site offering guests a cosy place to relax with snacks and drinks.