Heart of Turkish Riviera is Alluring Seaside Escape for
High Net Worth Gulf-Based Travelers
Arabian Gulf Travelers Comprise Majority of Visitors to Elite Bodrum Resort, says Leading Hotelier
Bodrum, Turkey – 28 March 2017 – At the heart of the Turkish Riviera, stunning Bodrum is an alluring seaside escape for Arabian Gulf-based travelers, according to a leading hotelier.
Spectacular azure bays, rolling hills dotted with windmills and citrus groves, impressive archaeological heritage including the remains of the Mausoleum of Mausolus – one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, all complemented by pulsating and vibrant nightlife, Bodrum offers significantly more than just brilliant sun, sand, and sea.
On average, Turkey has received more than 500,000 visitors annually from Gulf countries, according to industry reports, with Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the UAE accounting for the highest number of Gulf visitors to Turkey.
Caresse, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Bodrum, part of The Luxury Collection exclusive group of hotels, welcomes many high net worth Gulf guests traveling with families from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, and Bahrain, in order of guest visitors.
“Bodrum is a high demand destination for Gulf travelers, just a few hours away by flight from the Arabian Gulf,” said Makis Antonatos, General Manager of Caresse, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Bodrum. “Residing on a private cove on the Aegean Sea, and a few minutes’ drive from the port city, Caresse is a bespoke escape that offers the perfect combination of luxury, serenity, and nightlife for Gulf-based guests.”
Designed to offer guests Aegean energy and an exceptional lifestyle, the stunning resort provides uncompromising accommodation, Luxury Collection’s signature concierge service, an indigenous cultural experience, an extensive spa, and exceptional dining venues.
Each of the 67-guestsrooms, 9 suites, and the opulent Caresse King Villa are spacious with sleek interiors, modern technology, tasteful en-suite bathrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows, sea-facing private balconies or terraces, The Luxury Collection signature bed, and select amenities.
The resort is home to a 17,000-square foot Spa Caresse, offering an immersive range of treatments delivered by highly trained therapists using locally sourced essentials and ESPA skincare products. Welcoming guests to a tranquil oasis of serenity, the spa facilities encompass a couple’s treatment suite, traditional Turkish Hammam, an open-air Jacuzzi sauna, a steam room, an indoor pool, and an ultra-modern fitness center. An alluring infinity-edge pool is perched above the shoreline, providing sweeping views of the bay and blissful seclusion.
World-class cuisines complement the alluring destination with two distinct dining venues offering Turkish, Mediterranean, and Asian flavors. Indulge in sumptuous culinary experiences on the outdoor terrace of The Glass Restaurant & Lounge Bar, the perfect vantage point to watch the moon rise over the peninsula, serving international cuisine with a South Aegean twist, while the stunning décor and seductive ambience of the all-day dining venue, La Plage Restaurant & Bar, offers South Aegean and Mediterranean flavors and a dedicated sushi counter.
Guided by the resort’s knowledgeable concierge, guests can explore the city’s rich cultural heritage and discover local attractions, from snorkeling in crystal-clear waters, chartering a luxury yacht, and sailing around neighboring islands to journeying through enchanting whitewashed villages and relishing the local tangerine orchards.
About The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts
The Luxury Collection® is a collection of hotels and resorts offering unique, authentic experiences that evoke lasting, treasured memories. For the global explorer, The Luxury Collection offers a gateway to the world’s most exciting and desirable destinations. Each hotel and resort is a unique and cherished expression of its location; a portal to the destination’s indigenous charms and treasures. Magnificent decor, spectacular settings, impeccable service and the latest modern conveniences combine to provide a uniquely enriching experience. Originated in 1906 under the CIGA brand as a collection of Europe’s most celebrated and iconic properties, today The Luxury Collection brand is a glittering ensemble of more than 90 of the world’s finest hotels and resorts in 30 countries in bustling cities and spectacular destinations around the world. The Luxury Collection includes award-winning properties that continuously exceed guest expectations by offering unparalleled service, style and class while celebrating each hotel’s distinctive heritage and unique character. All of these hotels, many of them centuries old, are internationally recognized as being among the world’s finest. For more information, please visit www.luxurycollection.com