If you are looking for a luxury vacation in Turkey and enjoy with Turkish turquoise waters,but you want to take a glimpse at some of popular historical places of Turkey,here is our suggested hotels and day trips nearby.

Bodrum ;

Mandarin Oriental;

An exceptional luxury resort hotel at Bodrum.Beautiful panaromic views over Aegean Sea,with its two private beaches and excellent leisure facilities…All you need to do is lie back,relax and savour the moment.Enjoy at  award-winning restaurants of Mandarin Oriental. Check the location and pictures ;

https://www.mandarinoriental.com/bodrum/paradise-bay/luxury-hotel

 

Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay

Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay Bodrum, a luxury 5 star resort set on the cliffs of pristine Barbaros Bay, invites you to experience the best of European Luxury in a picturesque setting where excellent leisure facilities mingle with a symphony of flavours.

For daytime dreaming and leisure, this exclusive retreat also offers blue-flagged sandy beach, an infinity pool, a unique 5500 sqm. Spa, and a variety of outstanding restaurants combining authenticity and the region’s exceptional culinary highlights.

Check the location and pictures ;

https://www.kempinski.com/en/bodrum/hotel-barbaros-bay/

 

Six Senses Kaplankaya;

Six Senses Kaplankaya resort in Turkey is a private escape offering you and your loved ones a combination of seclusion and social community at the heart of nature. This includes our showcase 10,000 square-meter spa with pioneering wellness programming; indoor-heated pool, hydrothermal areas, hammams, state-of-the-art fitness equipment, and classes including spinning, yoga, and Pilates. Add to this multiple organic dining options, spacious outdoor venues, private beaches, a host of children’s activities and experiences to reconnect with nature and rewild your soul. 

To check location and pictures ;

https://www.sixsenses.com/en/resorts/kaplankaya

 

If you are staying at Bodrum and you want to discover around here suggested trips you can do ;

Mausoleum of Mausolos ; Located at city centre of Bodrum,take a walk through narrow streets and you reach one of Seven Wonders of Ancient World that  was the monumental buriel place of king Mausolos from 353-350 BCE.The Mausoleum was built his sister-wife and after his body was crimated , she was putting his ashes into her wine everyday!

Although not so many monuments left today,it is still an exciting place for history-lovers.

Bodrum Castle/Underwater Archaelogy Museum ; Bodrum Castle is a historical fortification that was built in 1402 by Knights of St. John as Castle of St. Peter or Petronium.(The name of Bodrum derives from Petronium).It has four towers known as the English,French,German and Italian towers.In 1960s,the castle became a home of Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaelogy.Today it houses of one of the earliest shipwrecks in the world from 16c BC.You can see amphoras(a large two-handled storage jar having an oval body),gold and silver collections of Carian Princess,ancient glass objects and coins/jewellery hall.

If you have not visited Ephesus , it must be in your bucket list during your stay at Bodrum.Ephesus is 2,5 hours driving  away from Bodrum. Please click for Ephesus ;

https://www.turkeytravelsites.com/sayfalar/ephesus

 

Didim Apollo Temple is 1,45 minutes driving from Bodrum and Miletus ancient city is 15 minutes away from Apollo temple. Here is link ;

https://www.turkeytravelsites.com/sayfalar/miletus

 

To see other ancient sites on the map nearby Bodrum, please click ;

https://www.turkeytravelsites.com/harita/65-extraordinary-turkey

 

Marmaris ;

D Maris Bay Hotel ; D Maris Bay is waiting for its guests to provide an unrivalled holiday experience where comfort and confidence meet.
D Maris Bay is a hidden paradise, one with the nature in Datça Peninsula, where Aegean Sea meets the Mediterranean.
With its unique sandy beaches, fun outdoor activities, as well as exquisite food and drink options, it hosts an impressive concept to give you an unforgettable holiday experience.

Here is webpage of the hotel ;

https://www.dmarisbay.com/en/

 

If you are staying at Marmaris,here is our suggestion trips ;

Dalyan / Iztuzu beach ; It takes about 2 hours driving from D-Maris Bay to Iztuzu beach.Dalyan river is running through the modern town and you need to take a boat to reach the beach.When sailing,see very famous rock tombs of Caunos ancient city and make a walk through ruins.See very big Caretta Caretta,Loggerhead Sea Turtles, and taste blue crabs of Dalyan river at your lunch.Take a rest at endless Iztuzu sandy beach which is about 2,8 miles long.

Datca ; About 1 hour drive from hotel D-Maris Bay,it is one of the most beautiful town,famous with almonds.With its narrow streets and beautiful local restaurants,Datca town is an amazing place to visit.

 

Cappadocia ; It has been the most popular destination and world-wide famous since 1980s,with its unique geographical features.There are many distinguished hotels at Cappadocia area and here is some of our suggested hotels ;

 

Museum hotel ; ‘Unique…’ There is no other word  that better describes Museum Hotel.Situated in a very special geographic region in Cappadocia,Museum Hotel has been designed and created from a distinctive combination of the land and historical features and ruins,some intact and some beautifully restored to their original glory.The hotel features 34 rooms and suites – each of them exceptional in their own inimitable way.No room can be alike,with each bringing its own special ambiance,contrubuting to Museum Hotel’s evident character and charm.

 

Here is the webpage of the hotel ;

https://www.museumhotel.com.tr/en/

 

 

Argos in Cappadocia; The unfolding of a fascinating history, a mystical atmosphere, a beauty forever etched in mind... And in the middle of all this stands a hotel built with a love for this region: Argos in Cappadocia... It is the most special hotel of the land which underground cities were carved into thousands of years ago, millions of pigeons considered to be the safest nest, and monks retreated to for centuries.

The hotel offers an unparalleled stay with a unique value offering from one of a kind room options to an enchanting history, staff to food & beverage varieties, decoration to architecture, eco-consciousness and pet friendliness to a meaningful contribution to the region.

 

Here is the webpage of the hotel ;

https://www.argosincappadocia.com/home-page

 

Kayakapi Premium Caves ;  Experience the First Boutique Hotel in Cappadocia: Kayakapi Premium Caves-Cappadocia,the award winning cave hotel located in a historical neighborhood supported by UNESCO World Heritage Center.The Kayakapi Neighborhood,being one of the first settlement zones in Cappadocia’s centrally located Town of Urgup,is returning back to its glory days under the name of Kayakapi Premium Caves-Cappadocia and is formed by hundreds of cave houses and historical structures.

 

Here is the webpage of the hotel ;

https://www.kayakapi.com/home

 

For excursions at Cappadocia area and pictures,please click ;

https://www.turkeytravelsites.com/sayfalar/cappadocia