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Barut Cennet and Acanthus

Barut Cennet and Acanthus  Side, Turkey  *  *  *  *

Tasteful property in delightful shaded, lawned, grounds overlooking a sandy beach. Part of a small, friendly family-run chain, it has a distinctly laid back and tranquil atmosphere with lots of space and a private 200m section of beach.
Grounds, pool and entertainment are shared between the two properties, almost merging them into one. Guests can also use the wellness services at the sister hotel Arum, a 15-minute walk away.

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Barut Cennet appeals to mature European couples or individuals and families with its safe, peaceful atmosphere, spacious grounds and beach.


On a side street between the main coastal road and seafront with a few hotels and plenty of tourist amenities right outside. The old town of Side is 1.5km (1 mile) away and a local shuttle bus stops on the main street a short steep hike away. Taxis wait right outside.


Right on a private 200m section of sandy beach. Sunbeds and parasols are free. Public watersports on beach and there is a lifeguard.


Freshwater adults’ pool and a children’s pool are set in lawned gardens with tall pine and palm trees which lead down to the beach. Exterior restaurants, 2 snack bars and plenty of sunbathing space are available on grassy areas.

Leisure & Entertainment

Full programme of low-key entertainment includes shows in the evenings and daytime activities. Other facilities and services include a playground, massage treatments, a tennis court and beach volleyball.

Access & Mobility*

Barut Cennet and Acanthus  has no specially adapted accommodation for less mobile guests at Acanthus. Cennet has 3 fully-adapted rooms for less mobile guests on the ground floor and there is full access around public areas with ramps. Disabled toilets are available.

Key Points

  • Beachfront hotel with private section of beach
  • Laid back atmosphere
  • Shares facilities with adjacent property
  • Family-friendly activities



Public Facilities

  • Bar
  • Food Outlet
  • Sport Leisure Facilities
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Hairdressers
  • Gym
  • Internet Terminal
  • Wifi Free
  • Wifi Chargeable
  • Parking
  • Child Friendly

In-room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar Fridge
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Disabled Rooms