Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the opening of a new luxury resort, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum.
Ideally located on a 60 hectare waterfront site on the northern side of the peninsula, at Cennet Koyu (Paradise Bay), with panoramic views over the Aegean Sea, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers the perfect retreat.
The Sea View Rooms and Mediterranean Suites provide the most spacious accommodation in the Bodrum Peninsula, ranging from 72 to 145 square metres, and are flooded with natural light.
Most rooms have terraces with private dining areas and sundecks.
In addition, each suite features a plunge pool and outdoor shower set in private gardens with spectacular views over the Aegean Sea.
“We are delighted to introduce Mandarin Oriental’s renowned hospitality to Turkey,” commented Christoph Mares, executive vice president, operations for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India.
“Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum is set to become the region’s most desirable address. This exclusive hideaway resort offers guests stylish accommodation and a range of impeccable facilities, all of which are underpinned by Mandarin Oriental’s legendary service,” he added.
With two private beaches, a range of dining establishments, an outstanding spa and choice of contemporary rooms, suites and villas, the unique facilities and excellent service are truly world-class.
The beachfront location is within easy reach of many of the Bodrum Peninsula’s most beautiful attractions, being just a five minute drive to the cosmopolitan town of Göltürkbükü and 20 minutes from Bodrum City Centre.
Bodrum International airport, where airlines operate a 60 minute flight to Istanbul, is also less than an hour away.
As stylish as they are spacious, the beautiful rooms and suites offer the perfect blend of luxury and comfort.
There are just 59 beautifully appointed guest rooms, with 27 spacious suites including two incredible Presidential Villas, and 23 stylishly-designed apartments, all with terraces or balconies, all also on offer.
Luxurious design, incorporating contemporary Turkish elements and stylish Oriental-inspired touches, is present throughout.
Enjoying prime position in the resort, the stunning two-storey Mandarin Villa offers the height of luxury with breath-taking views stretching over the sea.
Beautifully designed, the layout of the villa includes four bedrooms featuring a choice of king or twin beds, all with hand-woven leather headboards and five bathrooms.
Decorated in a chic neutral colour palette, the custom-made teak wood and dark wood furnishings include an elegant desk, indoor and outdoor dining tables and an array of occasional seating.
In addition, the villa boasts a beautiful inner courtyard, which brings a natural light and garden-inspired atmosphere to the accommodation.
The spectacular outdoor terrace features a private pool, shower, sun beds and a hammock.
With four bedrooms and six bathrooms, the Oriental Villa offers a wealth of space.
Enjoying a wonderfully private location with views stretching out over the sea, the design incorporates subtle elements of both Turkish and Oriental culture with furnishings including beautiful hand-crafted Turkish rugs, elegant sofas and a choice of king or twin beds with handwoven leather headboards in the bedrooms.
Ideal for entertaining, the two-storey villa has a fully equipped kitchen and two dining tables, one inside and the other located outside on the spectacular terrace, which also features a private pool, shower, sunbeds and hammock.
Of course, no resort would be complete without an array of fine dining options, and Mandarin Oriental Bodrum is no exception.
Offering a mix of inside and al fresco dining, Assaggio is a fabulous Italian restaurant specialising in creative, light Italian dishes making using the freshest, seasonal ingredients.
Enjoying a sophisticated atmosphere with views stretching out over the sea, diners will experience an upscale, yet relaxed dining environment where the menu is as enticing as the setting.
Influenced by the Turkish tradition of fresh, flavourful food in a family-friendly setting, Sofra offers diners the chance to dine inside and out, with the option of joining tables together for big gatherings.
Open for both breakfast and dinner, the restaurant specialises in delicious international cuisine with a Mediterranean flair.
Breakfasts are particularly renowned, featuring everything from freshly baked breads and pastries, to eggs, home-made yoghurts, cheese, fresh fruit and a range of coffees and teas.
Dinner is served a la carte with plenty of regional specialities such as fresh fish, warm flat breads and dips, and succulent joints roasted over open fire pits.
To accompany your meal the premises serves a selection of local and international wines and beers.
Spread over three floors and 2,700 square metres, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum captures the essence of the beautiful coastal setting of the property with an idyllic atmosphere of healing and calm.
Overlooking the Aegean Sea and incorporating several stunning water features, Mandarin Oriental Bodrum has created the perfect space in which guests can enjoy a tailor-made treatment journey.
Mandarin Oriental Bodrum will open on August 6th. Head over to the official website for more information on the property.