Viceroy hotel Group has announced plans to open Viceroy Princes’ Islands Istanbul, a modern resort located on the island of Büyükada. Upon completion in summer 2016, Viceroy Hotel Group will open the doors to its first property in Turkey.
Situated in Büyükada, a natural heritage and protection area, features of the resort will include ESPA spa and wellness centre, complete with indoor pool and a Turkish bath house. Additional features include 1,340 square metres of indoor and outdoor event space, a ballroom, along with an outdoor terrace; rooftop terraces and gardens; two pools and private sea lagoon. Food and beverage offerings include two restaurants, an Ice Bar, and a Resort Club Bar.
The resort’s registered cultural heritage Grand Mansion has been fully restored to its former grandeur by local artisan craftsmen. The 1,926 square metre mansion includes a baroque entryway, six suites, a private pool, numerous social spaces for private dining and entertaining, and an expansive terrace surrounded by sweeping sea views and the distant city lights of Istanbul.
“Viceroy Hotel Group is thrilled to enter Turkey with this remarkable project,” said Bill Walshe, CEO. “The rich history of Büyükada gives Viceroy Princes’ Islands Istanbul a true sense of place through its exciting blend of antiquity, modernity, tradition, and an infusion of the Viceroy vibe.”
Viceroy Princes’ Islands Istanbul has been developed by Akdag Tourism and Construction Ltd. “We are very pleased and proud to present this project which has been created by an international team of dedicated experts and true artists in their field, from Bangkok to Miami, from Singapore to Berlin,” said Dr. Bahri Akda?, CEO and chair of Akdag Tourism and Construction Ltd. “This luxury resort will cater to discerning travelers as well as distinguished residents in the area.” He added.