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Kempinski Barbaros Bay

Last updated: 27 December, 2023

The region’s stand-out resort hotel, startlingly Moorish-modern in appearance, is set in its own bay on the Bodrum Peninsula’s southern shore. The facilities include an award-winning spa, extensive water sports and a restaurant for just about every mood.

The 150-plus rooms combine a plantation-style feel – muted colours, floor-to-ceiling windows, balconies – with a generous sense of space. There are good kids’ facilities too, including a dedicated children’s restaurant. And though the beaches are hardly exceptional, this is an excellent resort for those in need of serious pampering who also wish to be within reach of Bodrum’s city vibe.

Surrounding area

The hotel stands close to the shore at the back of a wide bay which otherwise remains in its natural state – an arid landscape of rock-strewn Mediterranean scrub.

The shore tends to be rocky, with some low cliffs, but there are also a few sandy coves; a five-minute path leads west through the grounds to the largest of these coves, the hotel’s private beach.


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General amenities

Key facilities

Airport transfers*
Beach: Onsite
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Kids club
Parking: Not available
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room amenities

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Hot tub (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed