When we arrived at Dalaman Airport, the Neilson's Rep could not find us on his paperwork, even though we had upgraded to 'Platinum Service!' He panicked and shoved us in a local taxi. We got no Welcome Pack and no info about the sign-up meeting the following day. As a result we almost missed getting on the dinghy sailing course and our complimentary massage treatments (which we had already paid for!). We met another couple who had gone there specifically to do dinghy sailing but were told there were no places for them! So be careful. You might think you are going dinghy sailing, but Neilson's may have other ideas.........................
Admin and Activity Management was poor. Sailing instruction was by local guys who just wanted to have fun and entertain us, rather than teach us how to sail to RYA standards.
We have learned to sail with Neilson's years ago, so we know they used to be able to do it properly. There was a lack of management supervision.
Beach supervision was also poor. On occasions there was no safety boat on the water. One afternoon we waited 20 mins for the safety boat to come and fix our sail which had been wrongly rigged. These are safety issues you will want to consider carefully.
After our dinghy sailing week, we did one week learning to sail yachts. We began on a seaworthy yacht but this was taken away from us and after a lot of time wasted we were given one on which the winches did not work properly. In fact we put to sea in this and had to turn back. We learned that the seaworthy yacht had been given to a couple who were going flotilla sailing. Talk about being treated as second class citizens!
The hotel management and catering were excellent and the hotel staff friendly. Our yacht instructor (Judd) was excellent. But we left with the feeling that the admin and activity management was slack and sloppy and we were not well looked after for our 'Platinum Service' premium.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Club Adakoy Resort Hotel is set in Marmaris, 2.8 km from Marmaris Yacht Marina. The resort has a seasonal outdoor pool and fitness centre, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Free WiFi is offered and free private parking is available on site. Rooms are fitted with a TV. Views of the sea, pool or river are featured in certain rooms. Extras include slippers and free toiletries. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. This resort has water sports facilities and car hire is available. The area is popular for windsurfing and diving. Bar Street Marmaris is 12 km from Club Adakoy Resort Hotel, while Karacan Point Center is 5 km from the property. The nearest airport is Dalaman Airport, 100 km from the property. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Neilson Club Adakoy Hotel Marmaris