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Gural Premier, the five-star beach front waterpark resort hotel is located in Tekirova district in Antalya, Turkey, along the Mediterrenean coast, just 50 minutes from Antalya International Airport.
The hotel covering an area of 200 acres is built in a forest. 700 people are working in this first class hotel with 583 rooms and 1200 capacity. The owner of the resort is Gural Group who have over 20 years of experience in tourism sector in Turkey. Maximum effort is shown to protect even a single tree while building the resort and instead of massive building structures, mostly 2 maximum 3 floor separate buildings are built to protect the unique nature of the area. The nature surrounding of the resort is simply like an heaven. It is surrounded by Olympos Mountains and 3 islands. A perfectly designed spa in the complex is worth mentioning. Namely , the QUU SPA center located on an area of 3500 m2 have 23 different therapy rooms. The animation team consisting of 60 professional artists are performing different shows every night for an unforgettable experience. The architecture used in the overall resort is modernised Ottoman and Seljuk. Gural Premier project is a 110 million USD project. It started operation by mid June 2010.
One of the most important features of the resort is surely its “waterpark” located on 22, 000 m2 land with 26 perfectly designed waterslides. This world-class waterpark is a part of the resort and not open for the public just the guests of the hotel can use the waterpark section for free. The waterpark at Gural Premier offers a complete waterpark experience. It features first class and adrenaline guaranteed waterslides and rides for the whole family; a kid-sized water play area with scaled-down versions of the more thrilling rides and numerous themed slides and fountains and a unique pirate themed water play structure together with a pirate ship. The waterpark contains a first class open buffet restaurant and a cafe within serving Turkish and international cuisine all day long.
The Waterpark as a whole and all water play articles are designed, manufactured and installed by Polin Waterparks and Pool Systems, Turkey.
There is a wide range of waterslides in the park. The park features a gaggle of nearly every type of water slides imaginable that totals to 26, including rafting rides, inner tube rides, bowl rides, family raft ride, and a, plus a themed interactive water play structure, a unique pirate ship, splash pools, several activity pools, a major kids pool and lots of water attractions and slides for small children. There is almost everything for every taste.
The majority of the rides in the park are out of our Inner Tube Rides and Extreme Rides Group. The total length of the rides in the park is over 1000 meters.
The inner tube rides at Gural Premier are expertly engineered to provide maximum fun and adrenaline. Polin’s unique Magic Shine and Natural Light effect systems add great value to this series. There are 3 important rides that are in the extreme slides series which are Space Boat, Family Rafting and Uphill Flying Boats. They are unique rides with their distinctive design and ride path. The extreme slides in Gural Premier contain different slide routes in one like vertical drops, classical ride paths, uphill ride route and centrifugal ride route. Water spray jets are commonly used and they provide a frictionless surface on most of these giant slides. Polin’s extreme group mostly has a steep entry part on to the slide surface which provides riders with the thrill of "free falling".
In addition to all, all the tunnel, body, space boat and family slides at the park are RTM ( Resin Transfer Molding) manufactured. These slides offer more since they add value to the general appereance of the park with its smooth and perfectly shiny finish on both sides and its newly designed forms. Plus, Polin is the single waterslide manufacturer that offer RTM manufactured family and bowl slides of the industry. So Polin’s Space Boat and Family Rafting slides are obviously the most aesthetic family and bowl slides of the industry. So are the ones at Gural Premier.
The park is very rich in terms of the kids and teenage focused water play features. Snake slide, Turtle slide, Rabbit slide, Elephant Slide, Frog Slide, Mushroom, Whale fountain and Aquatower are some of the Kids Play and Fun products from Polin, Turkey.
Polin’s pirate themed multi level water play structure, Pirates of the Mediterrennean is specially designed for Gural Premier. It includes pirate themed interactive play elements throughout the structure. Slides, theming, play features, tipping buckets, water cannons, net climbs everywhere on the structure, are all in one place. Today, the patrons of the parks, do not want to take what is served but want to create their own way of fun. And aquatowers are perfect place for this. With great theming, Pirates of the Mediterrannean at Gural Premier offers a strong visual impact from every direction in the resort.
“We now offer RTM ( Resin Transfer Molding) manufactured waterslides within the structure as well. It is very important since slides manufactured with RTM technology which is a closed mold technology and which is the latest innovation in waterslide manufacturing, have a smooth and perfectly shiny finish on both sides which contribute a lot to the aesthetic appereance of the structure as a whole. When you visit this park, you will notice this at first sight.
A pirate ship, a unique product from Polin, creates a thrilling and attractive atmosphere in the kids’ play area of the facility. Children aged 1 to 6 have a great time while “pretending” to be pirates in this giant real looking ship.
In continually evolving and renewing waterpark industry, the world’s premier waterpark resports like Gural Premier Waterpark are after the most attractive, exciting, appealing rides. And Polin is committed to providing the best quality product and service through investing in research and development and will continue to further expand its L-RTM line while introducing new signature rides and innovations in fiberglass production.” says Sohret Pakis, Marketing Manager of Polin Waterparks. ”
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POLIN was founded in Istanbul, Turkey, in 1976 and has become one of the leading companies in the design, manufacturing and installation of waterparks and waterslides.
With over 34 years experience and literally hundreds of projects to its name across the globe in the composites sector, Polin has gained unique business and technological expertise, manufacturing all of its fiberglass products according to the highest industry standards across three production plants covering 50, 000 sq m. Since it began, it has successfully completed more than 1, 500 projects of different sizes and complexity in 75 countries and has built strong and long-term relationships with its partners in 50 countries.
Polin has been a pioneer in the advancement and application of the Light RTM process in waterslide manufacturing. Since 2006, Polin has converted to Light RTM on over 90 per cent of its annual fiberglass production. The manufacturer also offers its unique Natural Light Effect technology and Special Pattern Effects technology in RTM and offers translucent RTM waterslides.
Polin is committed to providing the best quality product and service through investing in research and development and will continue to further expand its L-RTM line while introducing new signature rides and innovations in fiberglass production.