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Fabulous 5-star Bodrum beach resort will bring relaxed Dubai luxury to the Aegean Sea this summer 

Ultra luxurious surroundings, delicious food and watching the sun set to an incredible DJ: sound like the perfect summer? It’s just around the corner, as the new METT Hotel & Beach Resort Bodrum will open to guests on May 1 2021, and it’s set to bring all that and more to the Med. 

The five-star beachfront resort in the private Haremtan Cove, Turkey, sits opposite the old town of Bodrum, and right on the beautifully blue Aegean Sea. A destination in itself and designed with ‘social living’ in mind, high-end dining and entertainment are at the heart of the new resort’s experience.

Deluxe sea view room with a balcony at METT Bodrum.
Stylish deluxe sea view room with a balcony at METT Bodrum.

The property boasts around 100 elegant rooms, suites and 2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom luxury villas which overlook the sea. And for a truly unique stay, look no further than the luxurious 240sqm 4-bedroom Villa Ak Ana with its 13-metre infinity pool, large private terrace and winter garden, set high-up overlooking the old town of Bodrum and its ancient fort.

It’s also set to be a fabulous destination for foodies, with METT Bodrum home to four restaurants designed to suit the every mood of guests and visitors throughout their stay. Looking to spend a day by the sea? FOLIE Restaurant & Sea is the perfect place to sip on rosé wine while soaking up the sun and sampling a selection of Mediterranean dishes inspired by the riviera.

Later in the day, head to MOOD Lounge to enjoy cocktails and pan-Asian bites on one of its five different terraces while watching the sun set to the sound of a DJ set. If Italy beckons, ISOLA, set in the beautiful Manzara Garden, combines quality Italian food with carefully chosen entertainment to carry guests from lunch to late dinner and evening drinks. For an authentic local taste, OTTO’s indoor-outdoor settings create the right surroundings for those looking to uncover its modern twist on the diverse and delicious Turkish cuisine.

Garden view across the old town of Bodrum
The garden view across the old town of Bodrum at METT Bodrum

It’s no wonder the resort looks just like the laidback luxury you’d expect from a high-end Dubai resort: the ‘social living’ ethos behind METT Bodrum is inspired by Dubai-based lifestyle hotel group, Sunset Hospitality, which promises to “bring people together to celebrate life”. 

Rather excellently, METT Bodrum is located just 38km from the nearest airport. Considering that we’ve found flights from London to Bodrum this summer for around £74, it’s a lot more affordable than travelling to Dubai for similar relaxed luxury, too – perfect for a long weekend away (although we’re sure we’ll want to escape for longer.)

So, whether you want to share delicious food, party to a curated selection of renowned DJs and artists, or relax in the surrounding nature, METT Bodrum is set to bring the absolute highest of international standards to the Turkish Riviera.  

The resort will also include an art gallery curated by contemporary artist Laura Margarita where guests can enjoy unique art pieces, as well as MOI Spa, an 850sqm spa with traditional Turkish Hammam, steam bath, and an infrared sauna and RAISE Fitness & Wellness, a new gym concept where guests can stay fit during their holidays, either with a personal trainer or on their own.

Price starts from £230 per night for a Deluxe Garden room to around £5,000 per night for a luxury 260 sqm private villa with its own garden and infinity pool overlooking Old Bodrum. 

For more information or to book, visit mettsocialliving.com/bodrum  Flights to Bodrum from around £74 via Skyscanner.

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