Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum opened for the summer season on 1 April with an expanded offering for guests. New villas and suites overlooking idyllic Paradise Bay are available, and more butlers are on hand to maintain the resort’s reputation for excellent service. Guests can savour new menus at the resort’s award-winning restaurants and book its new Flavours of Bodrum accommodation package. 

Guests staying at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum now have three new villas and the Bougainvillea and Royal Suites to choose from in addition to the existing selection of guest rooms, apartments, suites and villas. The Bougainvillea Suite, also known as the honeymoon suite, is in a secluded spot at the far end of resort. The 95-square metre retreat features a single bedroom and private swimming pool overlooking the Aegean Sea.

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The sea-view Royal Suite, with seven rooms, private garden and swimming pool is the largest on the Bodrum Peninsula with 533 square metres of space. Including its existing seven-room villa, the resort now offers unrivalled large-scale family accommodation on the Peninsula.

All suites and villas at the resort have infinity pools and private terraces overlooking the sea. Many rooms have private terraces too.

Authentic gourmet cuisine 

One of Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum’s eight restaurants and bars, Italian eatery Assaggio will host guest chef Arnaud Dunand-Sauthier head of Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok’s two Michelin-starred restaurant Le Normandie, from 14 – 18 August. Using his 15-years of experience he will present a special seven course dinner menu to Assaggio diners. Live music will be performed at the restaurant on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings during the summer.

New dishes will be served at fish and seafood restaurant Bodrum Balıkçısı, which is rated three pearls by Incili Gastronomi Rehberi (Incili Gastronomy Guide). In addition to presenting traditional Turkish cuisine made with fresh seasonal ingredients, Chef Murat Taşdemir will introduce diners to tantalizing new flavours at the restaurant this summer. The resort’s internationally acclaimed Japanese restaurant Kurochan by IOKI will also have an updated menu.

Headed by Mediterranean cuisine specialist, Executive Chef Dario Abbate from Palermo, Italy, the resort’s dining options also include Blue Beach Club & Bar, which serves a variety of snacks, Pool Bar & Restaurant, which offers poolside dining, and The Mandarin Cake Shop, where guests can reward themselves with delicious desserts and cakes. Guests can enjoy creatively made cocktails and live music at Mandarin Bar.

Award-winning Spa 

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, winner of the Spa category at The 2016 World Luxury Spa & Restaurant Awards, offers the Bodrum Peninsula’s most extensive range of wellness, beauty and massage treatments. From within this luxurious setting, therapists use natural ingredients, including sage, lavender and olive oil grown in the resort’s own garden. Internationally acclaimed podiatrist Bastien Gonzalez and his team will be available at The Spa from June to the end of August to provide treatments for feet, hands and nails. Centuries-old Turkish bath rituals and Moroccan-style Hammam therapies can be experienced at The Spa.

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