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Where to Stay in Bodrum This Summer Featured

Hidden gems in the Mediterranean for your summer getaway.

by Angelina Hazzouri

Bodrum is one of this summer’s hottest destinations, and with incredible destinations come incredible hotels. Experience lavish resorts complete with sensory spas and everything you need to enjoy yourself. Unique experiences such as sailing along the coast will be sure to deliver an unforgettable trip.

Caresse Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

With a spectacular view of the stunning coastline and beaches of the Aegean sea, the Caresse resort boasts 1,600 square meters of spa, indoor and outdoor pools, a Turkish bath, and fitness centre.

The property holds 67 rooms, 9 suites, and the Caresse King Villa, all of which are tastefully decorated and prepared with high quality amenities and services. Caresse offers high-tech facilities, signature Luxury Collection Beds, private balcony or terrace overlooking the stunning Aegean Sea. The rooms and suites are artfully adorned with stylish furniture made of top quality materials to provide guests with the utmost comfort and most luxurious experience.

Guests are treated with a holistic approach to relaxation and surrounded by calming and soothing textures, images, sounds, and treatments, all making Caresse an ideal destination for travelers seeking to rejuvenate.


Caresse finds guidance and inspiration from the Mediterranean scenery and culture and appoints highly experienced therapists and spa assistants to provide guests with the proper treatments to suit their personal needs. The ritualistic procedures performed aim to simultaneously ease and sooth the mind and body and leave guests feeling refreshed.

These services make the Caresse hotel a unique and highly enjoyable experience of its own, but the lovely city of Bodrum also awaits to be discovered. Guests can enjoy both the luxurious resort and the exciting activities offered in Bodrum. Some of the most popular activities include sailing along the coast, tasting Turkish cuisine, finding historical castles and secret stories of Mediterranean history.

This unique resort and spa takes great care in its Turkish traditions, marking it as a place of serenity and exploration.

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LUX* Resort and Residences Bodrum

The organic beauty of this resort simultaneously soothes and invigorates. While it seems as though it may just be one of the most natural things in the world, LUX* Resort and Residences Bodrum was designed to relax its guests on a sensory level. The combination of botanicals with the perfectly blue Aegean can be described as nothing short of paradise. Located just a short distance from the airport, this is the perfect option for a visit to Turkey. LUX* has come to be known for its blissful oases, and their Bodrum location is no acception.

When it comes to accomodations, LUX* built every possible option into this landscape. From traditional hotel rooms and suites to fully stocked residences, one can easily find the perfect abode for one’s stay. Guests will have the perfect space to fully immerse themselves in warmth and serenity.

LUX Resort and Residences

LUX* offers its classic dining options that coincide with its other hotels but does while incorporating regional tastes. LUX* Cafe for instance offers a beverage that includes local mandarins and Aegean syrup amongst other classic and Turkish coffees and teas. Beach Rouge, the resort’s beach front dining option, offers food and drinks during the day but transforms into a beach club by night. These are just two of the dining options that LUX* has customized for its guests; there are even more ways to enjoy traditional Turkish tastes inside this retreat.

The on site spa is equipped to offer the exact treatments needed to ease one’s mind and body. Also, LUX* offers other exclusive experiences in addition to their usual options, such as private pools and evening boat excursions. Overall, one can expect to leave LUX* Resort and Residences Bodrum completely revitalized.

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Nikki Beach

Settled on the magnificent southwest coast of Turkey, Nikki Beach provides elite views of the Aegean Sea. Inspired by its surroundings and modernity, the architecture of the resort evokes luxurious tranquility. Located on a private area of the Bodrum Peninsula, the hotel boasts a splendid array events and activities.

Stay at any of the 76 suites and villas on the property and experience amenities including private pools, patios and decks, indoor and outdoor bathrooms, and entertainment walls. Around the resort classic hotel features such as the tranquil Nikki Spa or the state of the art Tone Gym fitness facility are available. You are also invited to take part in a variety of watersports on the Aegean; including, but certainly not limited to snorkeling and windsurfing. If you are not so inclined, you can also just sun yourself on the Nikki Beach. There will always be something, or nothing, to do at this resort.

With three restaurants and lounges on the property, guests do not have to go far for lavish fares. The Beach Club features globally inspired cuisine delivered right to the cabanas. Café Nikki serves Mediterranean-infused meals, with their brunch menu being particularly esteemed. There is also the Sunset Lounge, a rooftop bar offering creative cocktails and breathtaking views of the sea. Leaving nothing to be desired, Nikki Beach is a perfect destination.

Nikki Beach

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