About Us

About Us

Active in Belek – Antalya since 1997, the pioneer of firsts with their golf courses and Thalasso Centre, recognized with many international awards, Gloria Hotels & Resorts, the tourism brand of Özaltın Holding, is one of the most powerful brands in Turkish tourism. Holding the title of “preferred venue” given by the PGAs of Europe and being home to the largest golf course in the region with 45 holes, and football center incorporating 2 FIFAcompliant football pitches, Gloria Hotels & Resorts has an important place in sports tourism and with their new premises Gloria Sports Arena, they continue to be a pioneer in firsts!

Europe’s largest private investment Gloria Sports Arena, opened in January 2015, is a modern sports complex in Belek – Antalya which has a very sports-friendly climate. It offers services with an absolutely unique “all in one” concept on an area of 105,000 square meters which is surrounded by the beauties of nature, with indoor, outdoor and aquatic facilities aimed at over 50 sports disciplines, a Sports Medicine & Athletic Performance Center and hotel with 100 rooms.

On a total area of 6,800 m2 Gloria Sports Arena incorporates indoor sports areas containing a multi-purpose sports hall which offers telescopic tribunes, and can be divided into 4 to facilitate badminton, basketball, fencing, futsal, handball, table tennis, indoor hockey, indoor archery, and volleyball as well various sports studios for weight lifting, boxing, wrestling, martial arts, spinning, ballet, aerobics and dance.

The outdoor sports premises which cover a total area of 35,000 m2 include 2 football fields of which one has a stadium for 1,600 people, (IAAF) certified and fully equipped athletic fields, a field hockey pitch complying with international standards, 2 beach volleyball courts as well as numerous sports areas suitable for sports such as archery, tennis, slackline, Pilates and yoga.

Gloria Sports Arena offers an outdoor Olympic swimming pool with 10 lanes fully complying with FINA standards and fast speed video analysis system, an outdoor pool with 6 short course lanes, an Olympic diving pool as well as a 5-lane indoor Olympic swimming pool, a multi-purpose pool for water polo and synchronized swimming, and a rehabilitation pool on a total area of 5,800 m2.

Situated on a total area of 1,000 m2 , the Sports Medicine & Athletic Performance Center offers the opportunities of exercise physiology controlled by professional sports scientists, motion control, biomechanical and all kinds of other performance analyses, and provide fast recovery and performance improvement.