Weather in Masukiye and Sapanca
Sapanca city: It is a lake, mountains and nature surrounding it, so Sapanca Turkey in the winter is cold and snow falls, and in the summer it is moderate and it is very similar to the weather in Abant.
It is completely different from the weather in Yalova and Bursa, as both cities are coastal cities on the Sea of Marmara.
And the city of Bursa, the weather is closer to Istanbul’s weather in the winter is cold and in the summer it is somewhat hot, with the exception of the Oldag Mountain, as it has a lot of snow in the winter.
Tourist places in Sapanca
The number of Arab tourists in Sapanca reached thousands annually, and if you intend to visit it, you must know the tourist areas and activities.
In order to make it easier for you to make an excellent tour schedule in Sapanca Turkey, I will list the tourist places in a smooth and easy way.
I will start with the most important places and then gradually the rest of the beautiful places in Sapanca Turkey for Arab travelers.
(1) Sapanca Lake
Lake Sapanca is 16 km long and an estimated depth of 52 meters, and it is the most important tourist attraction in this city.
There is a corniche around the lake that you can walk, stroll and drink tea in a wonderful atmosphere and views, in addition to cafes and restaurants around the lake with different views.
The lake is characterized by the presence of rowing boats that a tourist can board, and the price is approximately 40 liras per hour.
(2) The village of Masukiye Sapanca
Sapanca and Maşukiye are two places linked to each other, so when tourism in Sapanca, it is necessary to visit Masoucheh and vice versa.
One of the most beautiful villages in Sapanca, it is distinguished by its small and wonderful waterfalls, which exceed 20 waterfalls in addition to wonderful water trenches.
There are several entertainment places and restaurants with different views in addition to natural parks that you can walk in, enjoy nature and take pictures.
(3) Mahmoudiyah village
It is located near Sapanca Lake, a 14-minute drive away, and is characterized by the presence of several small villages, including the village of Naturkoy.
It has several waterfalls and different streams, as well as several restaurants with different views.
(4) Naturkoy village
One of the most beautiful rural villages in Sapanca, it is located in the village of Mahmudiyah.
There is a naturkoy resort in the village, which offers many distinctive recreational activities, in addition to one of the famous Sapanca restaurants.
(5) Mount Kartbeh cable car
Mount Kartepe is the most beautiful tourist place in the winter season, and you should not miss the opportunity to visit it when you come to Sapanca.
It is characterized by the existing cable car, which extends from the top of Mount Kartepe to the bottom of the mountain, and its price per person is 45 Turkish lira.
In winter, the mountain is covered with snow, where you can experience a wonderful adventure where all snow tools are estimated to be between 50 to 250 pounds, depending on whether it is a plate or snowmobile …
(6) Göl Park Sapanca
This park is located on the shores of Lake Sapanca, it is a public park of a large area and has a wonderful lake view, especially at sunset.
It is characterized by several activities, including walking between the nature of the park and watching the view, in addition to the presence of free children’s games, and it also includes a restaurant and a café with a wonderful view and reasonable prices.
(7) Safari Sapanca
The most important activities available in this city, where the price of tanks is approximately 200 pounds for the tour, and the tour lasts between an hour to an hour and a half, as they take you to the heights of Mount Kartepe with rest stations to take pictures with different views.
And they have a service of 100 lira for filming a video, where one of the employees chases you with tanks while you drive the tanks to a specific area, then returns to adjust the product.
(8) Darega Zoo
Or the bird park in Sapanca, located in the middle of the road between Istanbul and Sapanca, with an area of 200 thousand square meters.
It includes most types of animals, birds, fish and rare plants, in addition to a children’s playground, a cafe and a restaurant.
Visiting times are from 09:30 a.m. to 18:00 p.m. and prices for an adult: approximately 125 liras and a child from 3 years old: 105 liras.
(9) Sapanca Zoo
It is called Urmania Zoo, and it is located near Lake Sapanca, 12 minutes away from the Masukiye Falls site in Turkey.
It is a small zoo in which there are different animals of birds, reptiles and some wild animals, and it also contains a natural park, forests, a restaurant with a natural view, and a children’s park.
As for the entrance fee, it is free now because the park is in its infancy and they are expanding it and increasing the animal species, and I believe in the future it will be with an entrance fee.
(10) Horse farm
Horse farm or cheetah park as it is called, located in Masukiye, next to Ormania Zoo, 25 minutes away from Sapanca Lake by car.
It is characterized by the presence of horses at a cheap price, equivalent to 30 liras for a quarter of an hour, and it also includes a restaurant that cooks the owners of the farm, of course they have a mandi, and there are floor sessions and tables.
(11) Sakarya Water Park
The Sakarya Aqua Park is located in the city of Sakarya, 22 km from Sapanca, which is about 30 minutes by car.
It is a water park that includes several swimming pools for adults and children, in addition to slides and water games that are also suitable for adults and children.
The entrance fee on Sunday is estimated at 70 liras for adults and 45 liras for children on Sunday, and for the rest of the weekdays, 60 liras for adults and children are 45 liras.
Note: Food and drinks are not allowed in.
After learning about the tourist and entertainment places in Sapanca, she is now asking about the best restaurants in Sapanca.
In this section, I will talk about Maasoukia restaurants, as well as Arabic restaurants in Sapanca, in addition to what these restaurants offer and where they are located.
Follow with me the tourism guide in Sapanca to benefit more …
(1) Al Shallal Restaurant in Maşukiye
It is characterized by beautiful sessions as it is located on the riverbed where you hear the stream of water around you, it has the well-known foods in Turkey such as kebab, kofta and the like.
It has a rating of 3.8 out of 647 reviews on Google, and a rating of 3 out of 59 reviews on Tripadvisor.
(2) Shahrazad Sapanca Restaurant
It is considered one of the most beautiful restaurants in Sapanca located directly on the lake and is distinguished by its wonderful and direct views, and most of them serve Turkish meals.
The restaurant consists of two floors and a wonderful terrace, and many visitors to the restaurant spoke of the professional treatment of the restaurant staff.
It has a rating of 4 out of 137 reviews on Google, and a rating of 3 out of 25 reviews on Tripadvisor.
(3) Suply Sapanca Restaurant and Resort
It is considered the best restaurant in Sapanca, and it is located in the village of Mahmoudia, less than 15 minutes by car from Sapanca Lake.
This restaurant consists of three restaurants in addition to a cafe surrounded by charming landscapes, and in the heart of the resort there is a lake and wonderful wooden bridges, and each restaurant offers different menus of Turkish cuisine and sweets.
It has a rating of 4 out of 4434 reviews on Google, and a rating of 4 out of 117 reviews on Tripadvisor.
(4) Pınar Alabalık Tesisi Restaurant
It is located in Maasouqia on a high plateau, and it features stunning and beautiful views and includes all kinds of Turkish food and sweets.
It has a rating of 4.1 out of 532 reviews on Google, as for Tripadvisor there are only 13 reviews, so I did not mention it.
Sakarya and Sapanca markets
In the past sections of the Sapanca Tourism Guide, he talked about the weather and places in addition to restaurants, and now it remains for you to know about the markets of Sapanca.
Sapanca is small and there is only a single mall that has been opened recently, and I will mention it, in addition to a large shop that sells Turkish delight and sweets, and there are also many supermarkets that I will mention to you.
(1) SAPANCA Mall (NG SAPANCA BEDESTEN AVM):
It is a simple mall that was opened in early 2019 and was beautifully designed.
It includes some brands such as LC WAIKIKI and PENTI in addition to TEKZEN for household appliances, and on the ground floor it houses some restaurants such as Burger King … etc.
(2) Anatolia Bazaar:
It is a shop in the form of a bazaar where Turkish coffee, Turkish sweets, throat and … etc are available, and it is characterized by reasonable and acceptable prices.
(3) CarrefourSA supermarket:
It is a supermarket and has all the essentials for families, including vegetables, fruits, food and the like. It is characterized by its acceptable prices.
(4) Super Migros:
It is located in Sapanca Mall, which is one of the well-known international brands and includes everything you need in relation to the supermarket.
I’ll tell you the best hotels in Sapanca , the Arab travellers. :
The elite World spanja hotel.
Lalli Sapanca hotel.
Sapanca Villa Suite Boutique Hotel.
Motel motel life spanja.
I’ll get you the four best resorts :
The NJ Sapanca hotel.
Richmond hotel spanja.
Green Park Resort is a mountain of his salary.
Alfa Suites & SPA
Huts in Sapanca.
I’ll mention the best Sapanca huts :
The bungalow conak Bayezid.
Ogün Bungalow Hotel
Acacia Bangalore huts
Huts Juno were Hotel & bingo