Reopening in late April, D-Hotel Maris
is situated high on a hillside of the Datca Peninsula in Turkey, where the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas meet. Overlooking small islands, lush forests and volcanic mountain ranges, it is a peaceful enclave of beauty, serenity and luxury. The 201 accommodations comprise luxurious rooms, suites, a duplex Presidential Suite and an exclusive Villa, all designed with the finest materials and sophisticated amenities to create a perfect retreat. Restaurants include Spice, fusing Ottoman-style gastronomy with Asian cuisine; Breeze, serving Aegean fare; and The Bay, on the beach, for daytime snacks and evening buffet. Among the bars and cocktail lounges are Aqua Bar, on the beach; Bar 180°, overlooking the bay; the Coliseum, at the tip of the peninsula; and El Vino, featuring fine wines, whisky and cognac. For relaxation, there are indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, water sports at the private beaches, a fitness center and an ESPA-designed Spa with a private hammam. The hotel also has private yachts, a seaplane and a helicopter. Children eight and up are welcome.