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Abant Golu

Bolu, Turkey
+90 374 224 50 12
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Beautiful Nature

One day trip to the lake. Weather was not perfect but we enjoyed the trip. Lake is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ghandi Y
Amman, Jordan

Nice atmosphere, frozen lake, walking or taking horse pulling car amazing. The food in Abant hotel... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Akalin A
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 weeks ago
“Beautiful Nature”
15 Feb 2017
Bolu, Turkey
+90 374 224 50 12
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One day trip to the lake. Weather was not perfect but we enjoyed the trip. Lake is beautiful and has several BB areas and facilities. During the summer time the color of the water is much better and there are water lilies

Thank Ghandi Y
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Nice atmosphere, frozen lake, walking or taking horse pulling car amazing. The food in Abant hotel with lake view is perfect

Thank Akalin A
Reviewed 15 February 2017

it is a nice place for a day trip from ankara or nearby cities. the lake is soothing and you can barbecu there as well.

Thank Farhan A
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

My fiancé, mother in law and I went there last weekend, we took a day tour from Istanbul to Lake Abant, it took us about 2 hrs to arrive, I was so excited to see this place and of course it was perfect!!! The place...More

Thank berenice r
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We went in early October and it was beautiful weather and also all the colors were showing. There are plenty of things to do around the lake, horse riding , horse carriage rides , bike rentals and many beautiful picnic spots around the lakes. The...More

1  Thank svrao
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Excellent hotels around the lake, food was good, declaring the lake as natural park did not do much good as it atracted rural crowds who have nothing better than going around the lake and polluting the air. An excellent escape from the wet and hot...More

1  Thank Nihat O
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This lake is one of best in Turkey. You can spend a calm and peaceful time with your family and children can play around while you are preparing the barbecue party. You can also see the cows and horses passing nearby.

1  Thank alikjt
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Although it is not a big one, it is very suitable for people who look for relaxation in a quiet environment. Nice restaurants are overlooking the lake which adds more taste to the meals.

Thank sharaffaisala
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The lake is beautiful, but needs a lot of restoration and clean up work, to ensure continuity and attraction of people, animals , and birds.

1  Thank SAYFAH12
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful unspoilt lake set amongst mountains covered in forest. There is both a road and walking path around the lake. You can walk, drive, take a horse drawn carriage or ride a horse around the lake(5km). There are 2 five-star hotels at...More

2  Thank VJN4161
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Hi am thinking of coming direct from Bodrum to Lake Abant but cant find any infor on how long the ride would take. Alternatively is it better for me to get into Istanbul and thereafter head out to Lake Abant. Thanks
21 January 2017|
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Response from Nihat O | Reviewed this property |
I drove my own car to Lake Abant, therefore I wouldn't know about public transportation. I guess the best way is to rent a car
Hi Im planning to visit Lake Abant during dec. Is there any public transportation from Istanbul to Lake Abant? And is it nice during winter?
9 October 2016|
Response from pilotjammy | Reviewed this property |
Hello, as far as I know there are tours to Abant from Istanbul. You can also go to Bolu by bus and take another bus from Bolu to Abant. Be careful about heavy snow in December
Haneef R
Hi, How was the weather there? I am planning to rent a car from istanbul an drive to lake abant. Is there any other activity to do there other than the sight seeing at the Lake? Can we park the car somewhere and go around on foot or on a horse? Should I book in advance? sorry for so many questions :) Thanks,
7 September 2016|
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Response from yuri n | Reviewed this property |
Hi Haneef i was there at spring was cloudy. About the area there are many parking lot all over the like you also got many hiking routs there but if you want something easy you can rent a horse ride.You don't book to book... More