Barut Family opened his first 36 rooms hotel Cennet in 1971 in Manavgat Side.
Barut Hotels opened their next hotels Barut Acanthus in 1987,Barut Hemera in 1990 and Barut Arum in 1996.
Family Life Side in 2007, Sunwing Side East Beach were the next developments of the group.
Barut Sorgun Sensatori
Group continued their growth with opening of Barut Fethiye Sensatori in 2015.
In 2014 opened Barut Family their first city hotels Akra and Akra Park in Antalya.
Quality and Trustworthy in Service
Barut Family mission is Quality and Trustworthy in Service, focused guest and employees satisfaction.
Family Company Tradition
The corporate structure with family company approach is always respecting the environment in their developments .
Ali Ihsan Barut
The Journey started with founder Ali Ihsan Barut with 36 rooms in 1971.
The journey is continuing under leading of his sons Haydar Barut, Ahmet Barut and Levent Barut with 12 hotels ,over 3000 rooms, 8500 beds and 3500 employees .
Social Responsibility Projects
Barut Family developments are always a economical added value for the region and Barut Family’s support art, education, nature , social life project are mostly respected .
Side Nympheum (Monumental Fountain )
All the restoration work of Monumental Fountain, which is one of the important historical values of Side, is carried out by Barut Family as a supporter of respect for the history and tradition.
Side City Museum
Old Side Village Primary School was restored by Barut Family and opened on 08,03,2014 as “Side City Museum”.
Barut Family is striving to enrich the art collection with the Works of our country’s artists, believing that tourism should be voluntary cultural and artistic ambassadors.
Support For Art
Supporting many contemporary Turkish painting and graphic artists, Barut Family exhibits the works of these artists in their hotels.
The Barut Family has continued its sponsorship of the International Aspendos Opera and Ballet and Side Festival .
Inspired by the natural beauty of the surrounding area Barut Family hotels are named after these natural richtum. Barut Family are using ornamental plants and trees grown in its own greenhouses and gardens in the landscape of their hotels
The Sand Lily flower, that grows on the southern coast of the Mediterranean and Black Sea are at risk. The Barut Family is working to protect the Sand Lily crew and keep them alive.
The Barut Family supports the conservation of the Caretta Carettas, one of the rare turtle species that lay eggs on the Lara coast.
The Barut Family are aware of the fact that education is taking the societies forward, They support the successful students and opening new schools .
1996 Manavgat Side Ali İhsan Barut Primary School and Secondary School
1997 Manavgat Gündoğdu Düriye Duran Primary School and Secondary School
2012 Manavgat Iraz-Düriye Duran Anatolian High School