Six Senses Kaplankaya
Kaplankaya, Bodrum, Turkey
based on 7 nights
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per person for 7 nights, based on a family of 4 sharing a Ridge Terrace Family Room on a half board basis, including return airport transfers
At a Glance
If you know the Six Senses hotels, their locations usually don’t fail to disappoint – set on a secluded stretch of the Aegean coast north of Bodrum boasting stunning views across the sparkling waters.
Six Senses Kaplankaya enjoys the perfect spot to get your culture fix too – ideally located close to the region’s fascinating archaeological sites.
With a huge variety of activities on offer, from water sports including kayaking, paddleboarding, snorkelling and even diving and boat cruises to tennis and cooking classes, this hotel is suitable for the whole family.
All of the stylish and modern guest rooms and suites enjoy ocean views and private terraces from which to enjoy these spectacular views.
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Comfortable year-round climate. Spring and autumn, from March to May and September to November respectively, are marked by mild to warm days and cool nights. The summer months from June through August provide warm to hot days and pleasant evenings. Winter falls from December through February and days are crisp and evenings can be cold. The year-round temperature range is 6°C to 15°C (January), 11°C to 21°C (April), 22°C to 34°C (July), 15°C to 27°C (October).
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Overlooking the sparkling waters of the Aegean Sea on Turkey’s west coast, Six Senses Kaplankaya is a beautiful resort which caters to families and couples and is ideally placed for exploring the region’s impressive archaeological sites and coastline.
Six Senses Kaplankaya boasts an enviable position on the Turkish coast just an hour’s drive from Milas-Bodrum Airport and can be reached by car, yacht or even helicopter ensuring every moment of your holiday is memorable right from the arrival.
The resort itself fuses contemporary design with Turkish elements; brightly coloured tiles and rugs complement the clean lines of the property creating an elegant but warm space. The 141 guest rooms and suites all boast ocean views and come complete with a range of modern amenities.
A stay here offers plenty in the way of relaxation, culture and adventure, so you can simply unwind or try your hand at the many activities available both at the resort and around the local area. Local guides can take you out hiking, biking or on coastal walks and an array of watersports are there to be enjoyed from kayaking and paddleboarding to snorkelling and even diving. Those wishing to get under the skin of the ancient culture should head out and explore the archaeological sites of Iasos, Mindos, the Temple of Apollo, Temple of Artemis or even Ephesus.
The 141 guest rooms and suites are spread throughout the expansive property but all boast ocean views and come complete with private terrace, WiFi, flat screen TV, safe, Bluetooth speakers and iPads to control lighting and air-conditioning. Yoga mats, flip flops, umbrellas and beach bags are also provided. The rooms are all stylish and modern, with light walls, wooden floors and splashes of colour. Plenty of natural light floods in from the floor-to-ceiling windows and the marble bathrooms all have separate showers and free-standing tubs. Seaview Master Suites and above all have private swimming pools.
|Ridge Terrace Room with Pool||
A private pool complements spectacular Aegean Sea views and personal space. Set on a hill away from the main building, the villa’s offers one king or twin double beds plus a cozy seating for two and an occasional table. A beautifully fitted walk-in closet and dressing room feature light timber finishes together with a well-stocked fridge bar. An enchanting spot for dining and drinks is the pool deck with wonderful panoramas. The spacious marble bathroom features a double vanity.
Six Senses Kaplankaya caters perfectly to families, with a range of kids’ activities available at Grow with Six Senses for children between the ages of 4 and 12. Kids can enjoy swimming, tennis, bowling, basketball, cookery classes, arts and crats, nail art in the salon, painting and football. The Kids’ Club also organises cinema nights under the stars with popcorn and ice cream.
There are three restaurants, all of which serve delicious Mediterranean inspired cuisine with plenty of Turkish favourites on the menu. As much of the produce as possible is sourced from the hotel’s organic garden ensuring fresh and mouth-watering ingredients, while fish is all locally caught.
The Six Senses spa is the place to unwind, with an outdoor swimming pool, hammams, hydrothermal area, beauty salon and Finnish saunas. A range of relaxing treatments are available and there is an impressive fitness centre.
Watersports and beach activities are at the centre of a stay here, with snorkels, kayaks and paddleboards available to use. Diving can also be arranged for an additional charge. Daily fitness classes and group activities are offered at the resort and guides can be arranged to take you out hiking, biking or on gentler coastal walks. There are plenty of sports facilities to make use of, from tennis, basketball and badminton courts to table tennis tables and volleyball nets.
Cookery classes, local market tours with chefs and cocktail classes can easily be organised, along with private dinners on the beach or around the property. For those who prefer to get away from the resort and explore some of Turkey’s cultural attractions, excursions to a number of the nearby archaeological sites can be easily arranged, as well as boat cruises out to the Greek Islands and helicopter sightseeing.
Hugo Snell (Staff)
When arriving at this hotel you are greeted with beautiful views across the Aegean Sea and beyond to the Bodrum Peninsula. The modern hotel stretches across the hillside which allows for every room in the hotel to have a sea view. The rooms are large and modern and are the perfect place to relax in after a long-day at the beach. The resort has three beaches onsite and there is a fourth beach 5-minutes drive away. The main beach is perfect for sun bathing and enjoying drinks form the beach bar, the family beach is close to the outdoor kids club and has a perfect shallow entrance into the water which is great for kids and the third beach is setup for water sports. The hotel also boasts a huge spa with multiple different wet-areas, treatment rooms and an indoor heated pool. The hotel also has some of the most extensive fitness facilities I have ever seen in a hotel including spinning rooms, volleyball court, basketball court and numerous rooms with high-end gym equipment. For guests that want to get out and explore you can take a boat from the hotel over to Bodrum which takes about 45 minutes including the boat and taxi. Alternatively, you can visit the historical city of Iasos which is just 20 minutes drive away.
Ashling Mulkeirins (Staff)
From the very moment that you enter the hotel you will feel at peace. The relaxing setting combined with the natural, neutral dcor welcomes you with open, calming arms. With even the entry level rooms feeling spacious and offering a wonderful sea view once you have started your stay, you will not want to leave.
If however you do wish to venture out then you can head to Bodrum by boat within an hour (and come back any time until 1am!) or visit the farmers market in Milas. The Kaplankaya area is being developed currently and over the next couple of years there will be other hotels joining the Six Senses therefore you can also find a central restaurant Anghinga which can be reached in around 8 minutes from the hotel.
The spa here is the largest in Europe yet amazingly this does not feel like a typical "spa hotel", and is still a perfect choice for families. You simply must take an afternoon to enjoy the extensive range of facilities, from jacuzzi to salt room - they have all facilities both for women and men. A traditional Turkish hammam is also a real must do when staying here. The staff are so attentive and wonderful, with nothing being too much trouble.
If like me, you do also like to indulge in the tasty local delights, there is no need to feel guilty as the facilities here are endless with a very well-equipped fitness centre as well as an outdoor tennis courts, indoor basketball court, yoga, dance and spin classes.
Tristan Williams (Staff)
Bodrum has been crying out for another five-star name to rival the established few and Six Senses will certainly do that. Its different, modern and contemporary in design you could be excused for thinking you were in a city hotel as you arrive into the large lobby area. This continues throughout the main building, but as you explore beyond the resort it reveals a very different side merging the amazing costal surroundings and rugged Aegean landscape. The three stunning beaches are a real highlight, particularly Kucuk Beach (meaning small in Turkish) which is ideal for families. The spa and fitness centre are like nothing I have ever seen before in a hotel and those looking for something more than the average luxury hotel gym this certainly wont disappoint even the most avid fitness fanatic. Whilst the property is currently a little isolated, the arrival of a number of other well-known five-star brands into the Kaplankaya development will undoubtedly give guests more options to explore particularly into the promising Kaplankaya marina.
Sarah Matthews (Staff)
This hotel is one of the less Turkish feeling properties I have visited in the region. Its very modern and almost urban feeling in terms of the design of the buildings but the facilities tick every box. The whole resort is part of an ambitious local project that will see other big names arriving in the neighbourhood in the coming years. Until then Six Senses is quite secluded but luckily it is large enough to satisfy guests on-resort entirely. The spa was undeniably impressive (as you would expect from Six Senses) and literally enormous, the largest in Europe. It caters well to families with children although in terms of rooming you would be better off away from the main building in a villa etc to get the best multi-bedroom space. As a parent, I really loved the little beach cove and could see how well it works for families with its calm water and well-shaded playground directly behind. If I was staying with my children I would be living between there and the indoor spa pool, where children are welcome with an adult (not always the case in spas so Im always pleased to see that). There are complimentary group activities every day.
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Location & directions
Kaplankaya, Bodrum, Turkey
The Six Senses Kaplankaya hotel is located on the Aegean coastline, just north of Bodrum.
How to get there
The closest airport to Six Senses Kaplankaya is Milas-Bodrum International Airport, which is a 50 minute drive away
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