Bodrum Is Back – Stylish Turkish Riviera

The Turkish Riviera is well and truly back on the map. After a few difficult years with visitors choosing alternative destinations, this beautiful Mediterranean coast is once again a favourite with travellers.

The choice of hotels and resorts is impressive. For stylish and family-friendly accommodation in Bodrum then consider the Bodrium Hotel & You Spa.

Destination Bodrum

At the very heart of the Turkish Riviera is the chic and lively town of Bodrum. Located on a peninsula that stretches out in the inky blue Aegean, this historic port has two sparkling bays filled with upscale yachts and gleaming wooden gulets, as it is a major base for sailing holidays in the eastern Mediterranean. At the centre, on a small promontory is the striking Bodrum Castle, a reminder of when this part of the world was on the route for the Crusades.

Bodrum mixes remarkable history with a dynamic, high-quality contemporary restaurant, bar and hotel scene. Along the shores of the Bodrum peninsula are exceptional resorts from some of the world’s leading hotel brands.

Yet it is in Bodrum town where visitors can really be immersed in the culture, atmosphere and fun of this resort town. From the lively yacht club, stretching along the shore is a vast array of places to eat, or to enjoy a drink.

For a quieter experience, simply walk a few blocks into the town and you’ll discover the charm of the real Bodrum. It’s here, close to an archaeological site, the historic Myndos Gate to the city, that one finds the Bodrium Hotel & You Spa.

Bodrium Hotel & Spa

This boutique resort property has an intimate feel. Guests’ rooms and suites are in multiple two-storey buildings, each named after Aegean mythical gods and goddesses, which are arranged around the striking architectural swimming pool.

Of the 50 rooms, 14 are Garden View Rooms, 32 are Superior Pool View Rooms and there are 4 Suites.

It offers a peaceful and relaxed vacation whilst only being a few minutes walk from the centre of Bodrum and the lively bars and restaurants.

The You Spa

Locally the hotel is renowned for its Spa and wellness centre.

There’s an indoor pool. Sauna, steam room, traditional hammam and signature spa treatments with an Asian influence.


In addition to the Tyro bar & lounge, the hotel also has an excellent Italian restaurant with a wood-burning oven.

What’s more, Turkey represents exceptionally good value for the visitor now with a weak lira meaning euros, pounds and dollars go a lot further. The quality of food in Bodrum is excellent. The city is also very relaxed and tolerant, so visitors can feel relaxed, safe, and feel free to enjoy alcoholic drinks.

Gulet Blue Cruises Sailing Holidays

The Bodrum Hotel & Spa makes for a perfect start or finishing point for a sailing holiday. Our favourite is with SCICSailing – you can read our review of a week’s sailing adventure here.

Bodrum is also a great place from which to explore the beautiful Aegean as well as the charming countryside.

The hotel will be happy to arrange snorkelling and scuba diving trips; 4×4 safaris, or excursions to exceptional archaeological sights such as Ephesus, a few hour’s drive to the north.

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