Mardan Palace Antalya is Turkey’s first five-star Destination luxury Hotel, hailing a return to the opulent, golden age of the Ottoman Empire. It is the vision of Mr. Telman Ismailov, Chairman of Russia’s biggest property developers AST, who fell in love with the region. Surrounded by the dramatic Taurus Mountain range, the palatial Hotel comprises of 546 rooms, including two Royal Suites with private pools. With Turkish heritage in mind, the architecture reflects distinctive landmarks of Istanbul - the main Hotel resembles ‘The Dolmabahce Palace’ and bridges across the pool are based on original designs of the ‘Da Vinci Bridge’. Gondolas will sail guests around the Mediterranean’s largest swimming pool, five giant aquariums reflect the Earth’s oceans in the Hotel’s restaurants and Spa, Europe’s only swimming reef provides a haven for aquatic enthusiasts to explore and a dramatic amphitheatre seating 900 will host world – class entertainment and spectacular light shows. The Hotel also boasts the 7500sqm ‘Mardan Spa’, 11 bars and 10 a la carte restaurants including French, Japanese, Russian, Thai and traditional Turkish. The team behind Mardan Palace are creating one of the world’s finest luxury destinations, an incredible Hotel set to become a modern day wonder of the world and a must visit destination on the Turkish Riviera.