Class act: the big brands moving into Bodrum
Bodrum’s reputation as a stylish, luxurious destination isn’t limited to its geography. Originally a second home haven for Turkish city-dwellers. Beautiful peninsula established itself as a global hotspot, thus big brands moving into Bodrum for luxury holidays and spa getaways.
However, it’s not only celebrities discovering the delights of this Aegean spot.
So we take a look at some of Bodrum’s latest big-name residents:
The luxury hotel group, which claims to provide an “Asian-steeped” luxury, has hotels, resorts and residences around Europe, Asia and the US. Brand reached Bodrum’s Turkbuku, where created beautiful branded Mandarin Oriental properties, villas sell for more than US$4m.
The Banyan Tree
Its unique brand of eco-luxury made The Banyan Tree hotels and spas a global name. Its new complex, Bodrum’s largest to date at 100,000 square metres, will have 500 branded Banyan Tree residence and apartments. Of course, prices expected to double by completion, making these properties an amazing investment opportunity.
Described as the “ultimate beach club,” Nikki Beach began as a luxury beach club and is now a huge lifestyle and hospitality brand found in the US, Europe and Asia. Their achingly hip Bodrum resort opened just couple of months ago in Torba. It includes a beach club, dining areas, a swim-up bar and VIP terraces and cabanas.
Nestled in the hills between Torba and Turkbuku, Amanruya’s 36 cottages, with their four-poster beds and private pools and gardens, luxury, sweeping sea views and top facilities. So, Aman brand is all about offering a world away from the everyday and a fascination with foreign cultures.
Jumeirah begans in Dubai and spread outwards around the word, winning awards for innovation and tourism along the way. Thus world class resorts now include Jumeirah Bodrum. After they acquired the Golden Savoy Hotel at the entrance to the Bodrum peninsula, spending millions on turning it into the high-end Jumeirah Palace.
The high-end hotel group which started in Zurich now has 37 hotels spread not less than at 17 countries. There are two Swissotel resorts in Bodrum, one in Turgutreis, with beautiful Swissotel residence and another on the outskirts of Bodrum Town.
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