travel journalmiddle eastturkeybodrum Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers the perfect retreat at Cennet Koyu Mandarin Oriental Bodrum’s location, design and service standards set it apart, re-defining the luxury holiday concept in this region.
by Ecem Yücel

Offering a panoramic view of the Aegean Sea’s calm, crystal clear waters, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum is a luxury resort situated on the Bodrum Peninsula. With beautifully and elegantly designed rooms and spacious suites, innovative gourmet dining and extensive leisure facilities, the resort is a luxurious beachside retreat with an elegant Asian feel.

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers the perfect retreat at Cennet Koyu

Built on a series of levels nestled in the resort’s landscaped hillside, surrounded by ancient olive groves and pine trees, this luxurious destination resort offers the perfect retreat. The resort’s 82 exclusive guest-rooms and 20 suites provide the largest accommodation in the area, all with stunning sun-decks and terraces, and many with private gardens and infinity edged pools.

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers the perfect retreat at Cennet Koyu

The development also includes 214 luxury private homes which are branded and managed as Residences at Mandarin Oriental, providing a unique opportunity for ownership along the Turkish Riviera which is also known as the Turquoise Coast.

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers the perfect retreat at Cennet Koyu

All accommodation is designed in an elegant, 21st century contemporary style, taking full advantage of the resort’s outstanding vistas. Design elements are influenced by the Group’s oriental heritage and the local area’s ancestry, with Mandarin Oriental’s exacting attention to detail. Guest-rooms and suites also incorporate the Group’s guest-centred technology and entertainment systems.

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers the perfect retreat at Cennet Koyu
Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers the perfect retreat at Cennet Koyu

Offering the finest dining in the region, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum has a selection of six restaurants and bars including al fresco waterside dining, a stylish lobby lounge, poolside bar and a signature Mandarin Oriental Cake Shop. The resort also offers a 135-seat ballroom and a further five function rooms.

An all-encompassing Spa at Mandarin Oriental offers the most comprehensive range of wellness, beauty and massage treatments available in the region. Built on a hillside ridge overlooking a lush valley and the sea, the Spa benefits from a secluded location with its own private beach. Spa goers can enjoy Mandarin Oriental’s award winning signature programmes as well as specifically developed treatments inspired by Ottoman traditions and customs.

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers the perfect retreat at Cennet Koyu

The 2,700 sq.m Spa features 10 spacious treatment rooms, including three couples’ suites, built as private cabanas with expansive terraces set in the cascading Mediterranean landscape. Further facilities include significant heat and water therapies, a meditation room, indoor swimming pool and a signature Mandarin Salon and Barber. Extensive fitness facilities are also on offer, including a dedicated Pilates room where guests can enjoy private or group sessions.

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers the perfect retreat at Cennet Koyu

Leisure facilities abound on property along a two kilometre expansive stretch of shoreline with three private bays, a Beach Club with water activities and mooring for yachts, a comprehensive Sports Centre, dedicated Kids Club and luxury retail. An array of swimming pools set in the resort’s verdant hillside are also a key feature.

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers the perfect retreat at Cennet Koyu

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum is located on the northern side of the Bodrum Peninsula on the Turkish Riviera. It is close to the charming waterfront village of Göltürkbükü, which has picturesque narrow streets, waterside restaurants and a peaceful bay.

Göltürkbükü is also a popular stopover destination for the super yachts that sail along the Turkish-Mediterranean coast. The resort is a 45 minute drive from Milas-Bodrum airport and 30 minutes from the centre of Bodrum.

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers the perfect retreat at Cennet Koyu

Offering a rich cultural history and labelled ‘Land of the Eternal Blue’ by Homer, the Bodrum Peninsula is establishing itself as a preferred destination for the sophisticated traveller and one of the Mediterranean’s most exclusive leisure destinations.

With its spectacular coastline on the Aegean Sea and temperate climate, the Turkish Riviera offers visitors a stunning combination of pine-clad mountains, private beaches and charming coastal villages adorned with bougainvillea

For more information, visit: https://www.mandarinoriental.com

Ecem Yücel
After completing a master’s degree in English Literature, Ecem Yücel aims to pursue her career in the field of research and writing. Her love of art and culture extends beyond her passion for literature to encompass travel, music and theatre. She is based in London and likes to produce articles with an artistic approach.