The Balci Plaza Hotel – Dip Karpaz – North Cyprus
The idyllic setting of the Karpaz Peninsula and The Balci Plaza Hotel lies between a little bit of heaven close to nature and beckons you to the beautiful world of the BALCI PLAZA.
Discover Balci Plaza and discover the wonders of The Peninsular in northern Cyprus and the best of Dip Karpas.
Prepare to be wooed by the unspoiled beauties of Mother Nature at its finest. Prepare to enjoy the songbird, colour and splendor nature offers amidst the pleasurable facilities and hospitality of The Balcı Plaza hotel complete with Eco garden, vegetable garden and small farm. Private beachfront cove and sandy beach exclusive to the hotel has an honesty bar, where flavours and colors blend to mesmerising levels, here you’re able to experience the unique setting where nothing else matters.
Balcı Plaza Hotel is set deep in the heart of serene nature, amidst cinematic views of the coastline stretching for miles and miles here Mediterranean beaches wash ashore the cleanest waters to a tranquil sandy cove. Astounding natural sights, coastlands stretch from to cove to cove and point to the focal beauties of Cyprus fauna, historical landmarks and structures of interest dotted on this glorious Mediterranean coastline. Geographically enjoys more than 370 species of birds, plus more than 50 species of butterflies.
Tranquillity in the heart of flora and nature meets historical landmarks which emerge to reveal centuries old treasures unfolding combined with today’s lifestyle. Explore it’s rich sights and you will see why it’s better known as the ‘open air museum’ – facts and facilities are plentiful. The hotel is peacefully tucked away on the peninsular of North Cyprus sitting right on the Mediterranean’s turquoise blue sea-shores and coastline boasting it’s own private bay and sandy beach cove with an honesty bar ready to greet you.
Attractions and Places of Interest
10,000 years of rich history and treasures are sure to awake the imagination and soul, this is a place with an awarded tag of culture and warm hospitality. Historical treasures and culture make this part of the Eastern Peninsular the crown jewel of the island and quite the worldwide attraction when it comes to land marks that matter and touristic resorts.
Karpaz National Park and Wild Donkey Preservation Area, Caretta Turtle Beach, Cyprus Fauna, Birds, Butterflies, Turtles and Donkeys, cove after cove of pristine beaches. golden sands, nature walks, 320 days mediterranean sunshine, trekking, hiking, bicycling, historical excursions, touristic sight-seeing attractions, forest nature, fishing, beach weddings, natural sights, water sports, historical sight-seeing, culturally warm Eco environment combined with uninterrupted Mediterranean coastline where miles of sandy beaches offer rare cinematic views of nature make this a paradise for nature lovers!
The Karpaz region which possesses the cleanest shimmering seashores has untold treasures waiting to be discovered. Numerous facilities and coves with miles of beaches where you can swim to your hearts content. Enjoy the stunning landscape of Mother Nature, turquoise sea and yellow sands not forgetting the occasional natural sight of donkeys wandering around the Eco environment – Dip Karpaz says hello and welcome!
The Balci Plaza Hotel is located at the far eastern peninsula with approximately 1 hour 20 minute drive from Ercan Airport. Follow the sign posts to Iskele, DIp Karpaz and Yeni Erenköy from there it is just two kilometers east of the [Ayios Theodoros Church].
Upon entering via a tree lined avenue, along gravelly drive-way meanders to splendidly kept botanical grounds and grounds. Struck by the beauty of this rural spot where nature has been kind and generous, we arrive at a time gone-by era where the splendid views are uninterrupted as far as the eye can see. Upon a few minutes drive along the twisting turning driveway to the main reception, there is ample private car parking area, and the main hotel residence overlooking the sea views holds a huge veranda and dining restaurant where you will be greeted by friendly staff run by the lovely attentive Maria and proprietor Hasan Balcı An under statement that dining here is something to look forward to. It is apparent, from the gorgeous white pillared veranda, where the overhanging plants paint a picture of a thousand words, to the carefully laid dining tables covered in white and maroon linen. Dining here beckons a delightful experience.
Opposite the main residence building waiting to greet you is another gravelly tree lined avenue a few paces away where your able to meander through pampas lined gravelly pathway twisting down to a spectacular private sandy cove a few paces away that has an honesty bar to welcome visitors. This cove, is a truly classic beach setting where one would dream of to take your imagination and soul to its’s heights.
The main building hosts a reception area and covered outside dining room veranda area with spacious table settings seating some 50 covers, serving lunch and dinner offering a great a la carte selection clearly chalked on a floor standing white chalkboard. The A’ la carte menu is clear listed with prices. A somewhat laid back relaxed ambiance with friendly happy chattering from guests and attentive staff with the sounds of nature and of the Balci Plaza staff sums up an irresistible picturesque package.
Balcı Plaza, is a collection of small detached bungalows and semi-detached bungalow apartments. There is twin and double bedded accommodation, excellent shower rooms, refrigerator, and it is all finished to a high standard. The hotel provides breakfast included and is excellent for families who want to self-cater. The spaciously appointed apartments are equipped with facilities which sleep two or four people in twin bedded rooms. There are also detached two bedroom bungalows which come with large private verandas which ensure you will be able to absorb the beauty of nature within privacy. Sofa beds and cot beds supplied.
A few words from the CEO/Director Hasan Balcı:
“I wish to thank all our guests for there loyalty and continued support and standing with us over the past years. We will continue to do our utmost to raise standards and quality with our efforts which come with the interest of my homeland at heart. Last but not least a big thank you to my loyal staff always ready to represent the tourism sector and my business in the best possible way”.
NCM, asked for a summary of thoughts for the Karpaz region of North Cyprus.
“Dip Karpaz is something close to my heart, I have a somewhat biased opinion of my beautiful roots”. He smiles and continues: ” Having lived in Europe some fifty years, I felt the time was right to bring my international experience back to my island, and gain the values of surrounding myself with it’s natural stress-free beauty. I also more importantly wished to bring Eco holiday hotel tourism to be recognized in addition to the invaluable rich historically inspired region, geographically glorious, this part of North Cyprus is especially important for tourism and I am proud to be able of offer my contributions, for being part of tourism enables me to partake in giving back something of value to my country.
Karpaz is a region able to still offer so much culture and historical treasure together with the taste of bygone Mediterranean lifestyle to the world of tourism, this is why we need to preserve such treasures and where I hold aspirations to make this happen begin here in my world, I had a sign made and placed upon entering my hotel on the roundabout entry which reads “welcome to my world” in my opinion, this sums it up. This idyllic unspoiled natural setting with our own private sandy beach amongst peaceful surroundings is on offer together with a great ‘Balci Plaza experience’. Our Eco friendly environment with excellent facilities and responsive talented staff await to serve your every need, our goal is your first and final impression ensures you leave with a smile and a good impression and a collection of many memorable memories of our lifestyle in North Cyprus, moreover efficiency so you will return again. Our farewell speech is ‘see you again soon, not ‘good-bye’. This is my story my world – our rural Eco doors are open and we welcome you all year round”.
Small Farm: Consists of goats, lambs, chickens, turkeys, ducks, peacocks and rabbits.
Vegetable Garden & Olive Orchard
Seasonal Vegetables: Lettuce, Tomatoes, Cucumber, etc. Producing organic olive oil and seasonal vegetables.
Fruit Garden & Fruit Orchard with grapes, figs, apples, oranges, lemons and lime, pomegranate, papaya, bananas and grapevines
Distance & Position
Ercan Airport 97 kilometers
Position 35° 33.5’N. 34° 13.6’E
The Karpaz peninsular is a stunning, pristine cruising area located in Yeni Erenkoy on the Karpaz peninsula, making it a very convenient port of call for those cruising the Eastern Mediterranean, however it is quite an isolated spot.
Drive from Ercan Airport towards signposts marked ‘ISKELE’ follow signs to Dip Karpas and Yeni Erenkoy, from there your ten minutes away from Balcı Plaza Hotel.
Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Private Beach and Beach Bar Hasan Balci Restaurant Water Sports
Karpaz Gate Marina
Sites & Places of Interest
Karpaz National Park Wild Donkey Protection Area
Yeni Erenkoy Farmers Market
Büyükkonuk Eco Village
Dip Karpaz Village
Diving – Cycling – Hiking – Nature Trails – Trekking – Bird Spotting and much more.
North Cyprus Local Information
History Climate Language Airports Taxi Car Rental
Banks ATM Hospitals Yeni Erenkoy Health Centre 9 kilometers
Emergency Services nearby
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