Karahayıt, designated as the spa resort of Pamukkale (map), never developed into the international destination its optimistic bosters anticipated, but it does have several large 5-star resort and spa hotel complexes.
These hotels are the favored stopovers for bus tours traveling through this region.
Hotel rates are reasonable. Most 4-
and 5-star hotels include buffet breakfast
and buffet dinner in their rates. (Drinks are not
included, however, and can be quite
As for swimming,
all the hotels here
have swimming pools filled
with the same warm waters in which
you can let the calcium make your
skin feel silky, but still, the biggest
thrill comes from swimming in the Antique Pool.