A Multi-sensory Experience in the St Tropez of Turkey

One of the Turkish Riviera’s most exclusive hideaways is ready to reopen to guests. Caresse Bodrum, a part of The Luxury Collection®, is accepting reservations for the season starting 16 March.

“The year 2018 will be an exciting one for us, with a number of happenings on the horizon,” said Makis Antonatos, General Manager of Caresse, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Bodrum.

“We will host a lavish society wedding in June and Bodrum itself will also be buzzing, with the Chill Out Festival for music fans and the new TYBA Yacht Charter Show among the events taking place in the town.”

Built on a secluded peninsula overlooking the turquoise Aegean Sea, Caresse, Bodrum is a popular base for yachting excursions, and can charter vessels for people seeking to explore the surrounding coastline in the utmost privacy. Other relaxing pursuits enjoyed by its elite clientele of C-suite executives, couples and families include the innovative therapies delivered at SPA Caresse. The two-storey, 1,600 sqm facility was named Turkey’s top ‘Luxury Destination Spa’ in last year’s World Luxury Spa Awards.

Its soothing background music, which eschews clichés such as whale music, was created by the property’s ambience manager, a novel concept in Turkey and a fledgling concept at ultra-high-end resorts around the world. He

Caresse Bodrum’s concierge can facilitate an array of memorable experiences, from tables at the town’s hottest restaurants, helicopter transfers to and from the resort and private after-hours shopping splurges at the town’s most exclusive designer stores. Meanwhile, the property’s ambience manager is tasked with engaging all of the senses, supervising lighting, music, temperature and even aromas to set the perfect mood.

Launched in 2015, Caresse Bodrum boasts its own private beach and an inviting infinity pool. Epitomising modern Turkish design, the venue’s teak decking, fine stone finishes and muted neutral palette contribute towards its serene yet stylish atmosphere.

Accommodation includes the voluminous Caresse King Villa, nine spacious suites and 67 elegant rooms, each with a private terrace and chic bespoke furnishings designed by renowned Turkish architect Onur Özgül.