Sapanca is a good escapade for short holidays with its full green nature and different activity areas close to Istanbul. Sapanca Lake in which there are cafes and restaurants aligned by its side also gives possibillity for different sports activities like swimming, sailing and canoe.
The worst side of Sapanca lake is the smell coming from the lake time to time. If you plan to accomodate by the lake, you should definitely ask the hotel whether there is smell from the lake.
The Spa focused hotels which you may stay are:
Güral Sapanca Wellness Park : Güral Sapanca which makes you feel silent and comfortable has been built not cutting even one tree by the help of Tema Foundation. The hotel may be preferred by families with children and you should have your time especially trying the Spa section.
Richmound Nua Wellness Spa : This magnificent hotel by the side of Sapanca Lake is 5 star and the enormous view of the lake is seen from the rooms. The hotel which doesn’t accept children is especially famous with its spa. It presents different massaging techniques hosting many worldwide known therapists.
Maşukiye and Arifiye towns around Sapanca have very interesting restaurants and cafes. The main restaurants you may prefer at these places are:
İstanbuldere Trout House : This place which may especially be preferred by families with children makes you feel that you are in a natural beauty with village breakfast and of course trouts.
Phone: 0264 582 6739
Address: Sapanca Merkez, İstanbuldere/Sapanca/Sakarya (Adapazarı)
Zeliş Farm : This place which is attractive with its silent and peaceful location especially serves regional foods. Other than regional foods that Ms. Zeliş prepares by her hands, especially village breakfast gives a feast to you in the mornings.
Phone: 0264 592 0585
Address: Dibektaş Köyü Yukarı Gürcü Mah. Kurtköy, Sapanca 54600, Türkiye
Cansu Trout Facilities : This trout facility which has an unforgettable taste with its delicious casserole cheeses is known with its food and breakfast menus. This place which resembles completely a mountain house with its woody internal design is may be the number one trout eating facility in Turkey.
Phone: 0 262 354 38 98
Address: Fatih Sultan Mehmet, Soğuksu, 41295 Maşukiye/Kartepe/Kocaeli