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Our accommodations are selected for their exceptional quality, location, and character. Below are several of the accommodations featured on this expedition.
The Divan Istanbul is situated atop one of the city’s seven hills among countless architectural treasures, fine dining, historic neighborhoods, art galleries, and shopping. Guest rooms offer Internet access, satellite television, in-room safe, mini bar, hair dryer, and tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel offers a variety of fine dining options, ranging from the Divan Pub featuring traditional Turkish cuisine to the hotel’s famed French patisserie. Other property amenities include a bar, spa, fitness center, and swimming pool.
The Hotel CaveDeluxe is located in the town of Ortahisar and nestled amongst the magnificent rock landscape of Cappadocia. The 15 rooms in this boutique hotel offer tranquility and comfort. Guest rooms are located in a restored structure that was used as a cave home for hundreds of years, and include central heating, telephone, mini bar, television, hair dryer, in-room safe, and tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel’s Nar Restaurant serves traditional Turkish dishes as well as snacks, salads, and sandwiches.
The Swissôtel Grand Efes is prominently located in the heart of Izmir. Set in 37 acres of landscaped gardens, the elegant hotel overlooks the spectacular Kordon Promenade on Turkey’s Aegean Sea. All 402 well-appointed contemporary guest rooms offer spectacular views, a private balcony, television, telephone, wireless internet access, mini bar, and tea and coffee making facilities. Other hotel amenities include a business center, gift shop, café, bar, restaurant, lounge, and the Amrita Spa & Wellness Center, which features fitness facilities, an indoor pool, outdoor pool, steam baths, Turkish bath, and tennis court.
The Marmara Bodrum is a member of the small luxury hotels of the world. Its distinctive architecture and sophisticated residential design is captured in its 61 guest rooms finished in earth shades and light woods. All rooms have either a balcony or a terrace. In-room amenities include cable television, mini bar, air conditioning, and in-room safe. There is also an outdoor swimming pool, spa, fitness center, tennis and squash courts, lounge and restaurant, Turkish bath, and sauna. Situated on a hillside, the hotel offers views of Bodrum Castle, Bodrum Harbor, and the Aegean Sea from the pool deck and restaurant terrace.