Turkey is located at the junctions of two continents, Europe and Asia. The country is known for its immense natural beauty, spectacular sights, breathtaking construction, and beautiful cultural places. From the elegant lifestyle at the seaside retreat of Bodrum to the grand mosques and fine museums in Istanbul to the wide plain sceneries of Cappadocia, there is something for everyone’s taste. Here are the top 10 most luxurious hotels in this captivating nation.
1. Jumeirah Bodrum Palace
From the extravagant decor in 135 suites and villas to the seven public, three saltwater and 58 private swimming pools – Jumeirah Bodrum Palace is all fine leisure.
Every night there is a DJ night and movie screenings, with cocktails and canapés served. Villa guests get a private steward, while kids get their own pillow menu and Bulgari facilities.
The resort is the ultimate paradise for experts of perfection, luxury, and superlative pleasure. The elegant decor may not suit everybody’s taste, but the facilities and views are unbeatable.
2. Caresse, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
It is located in the heart of Bodrum, close to the historic Bodrum Windmills and Bodrum Castle. Beautifully appointed, the hotel’s 67 rooms, 9 suites, and the Caresse King Villa offer premium amenities. The luxury extends to a fashionable blend of chic furnishings and bathrooms that summarise the concept of lavish comfort.
3. D-Hotel Maris
Set on a beautiful hillside on the Datca Peninsula, where the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas meet, this exclusive resort with 193-room hotel could sit on the laurels of its looks. The hotel has five beaches, and very breathtaking views, small islands, pine forests, and volcanic mountain ranges. It greets you into a peaceful enclave of beauty, serenity and luxury.
4. Ciragan Palace Kempinski
It is situated at Besiktas district on the European side of Bosphorus. Previously, it was a palace for Turkish sultans. Several leaders of the state have stayed in this hotel, and this has only served to maintain its tradition of serving royalty. The hotel has three eateries, one of which is Tugra. This dining area provides traditional Turkish cuisine and is well known in Istanbul for its high quality. This hotel takes its master city Istanbul’s lead and blends antique and contemporary.
5. Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus
It has been transformed from a 19th-century palace to one of the most extravagant places where you can stay when vacationing in Istanbul. The hotel allows guests to watch the romantic sunset from a waterfront position. It has 170 guest rooms, and these include 25 suites. The complete construction features ancient Ottoman architecture, and the decorations are also inspired by contemporary designs.
6. Argos in Cappadocia
It is located in the heart of Cappadocia on the site of an old monastery in Old Uçhisar Village. It has nicely restored the remains of ancient homes, underground tunnels and caves to offer the guests not only a unique place to stay but a unique view from which to see this magical land. Everything is designed in a different style and the hotel offers a variety of accommodations at various mansions, some of them including private cave pools.
7. St. Regis Istanbul
This hotels have seven floors, all of them are creatively designed with natural elements and fine art. In the basement is an Iridium spa with seven massage rooms and a hammam. The estate has two signature eateries: a private rooftop terrace venue and a general French brasserie. The hotel’s 118 magnificent accommodations – including 10 suites, one of them being designed by Bentley – possess a unique personality of discrete luxury, beauty, and style.
8. Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum
With a pleasant area in Bodrum’s isolated Paradise Bay, two private beaches, a range of amazing gourmet restaurants, a world-class spa and a choice of stylish rooms, suites and villas. This 6-star resort will attract even the most discerning traveller and invite you to lie back, relax and savour the moment.
9. Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay Bodrum
It is situated on a private bay with a ‘blue-flagged’ private beach facing the Aegean Sea, allowing its guests a different and luxurious vacation. The hotel invites travellers with its beautiful white building, natural wood accents, and turquoise blue pools. The 149 rooms and 24 suites all have floor-to-ceiling windows with walk-out balconies or terraces that overlook the turquoise blue waters. The resort owns a rich variety of eateries, bars and a wonderful spa.
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10. Ariana Sustainable Luxury Lodge
Absorbed in the ancient scenery lies Ariana Lodge, named after an ancient sun goddess. Lovely gardens, which falls down the hillside, invite you to engage yourself in Cappadocia’s true beauty. The resort is a light-filled area, matching the timeless design and modern styling. The luxury suites are exquisitely decorated with an attractive ambience to change it’s guest’s stay into a one of a kind experience.
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