Waking up on a Saturday morning still with a window of opportunity in your vacation plan? This summer Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum is inviting guests to cool off and unwind in five-star luxury on the Turkish Riviera. The stunning resort offers an escape like no other, where families and groups of friends can take pleasure in the retreat’s luxurious facilities and beautiful surroundings of pine trees and olive groves and stunning views of the aptly named Cennet Koyu (Paradise Bay).

From Blue Beach, the resort’s private white sand beach leading to the warm blue waters of the Aegean, an exciting array of water sports, from scuba diving to snorkeling, can be enjoyed. With tennis courts and a basketball court on site, as well as plenty of fantastic hiking trails for guests to explore in the surrounding hills, fitness, and fun physical activities are at the forefront this summer.

For those looking for a more relaxed vacation, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, Winner of Best Spa Resort in Turkey at the 2018 Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards, offers Bodrum’s most extensive wellness and beauty treatments selection in a luxurious setting. Using olive oil, sage, and lavender from the resort’s own gardens and other natural ingredients in its signature therapies, The Spa is also the perfect place for guests to try the age-old Turkish bath tradition at its authentic hammam.

For younger guests, Gymboree, a world leader in child development since 1976, offers educational and recreational activities through its Gymboree Play & Music programme that builds trust and promotes creativity in children.

An exclusive and relaxing retreat, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum is the perfect setting for GCC guests’ summer holidays, particularly when booking one of the resort’s special offers. Make the most of the endless summer by benefiting from the ‘Suite Temptations’ and “Advanced Purchase” packages.