Venosa Beach Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Didim
We were staying at a Kempinski Hotel, the Barbaros Bay outside of Bodrum, Turkey -- this was our "beach" stop. We went to dinner at their Italian restaurant on our first night.
We had noticed that the balcony of our new room, ...
... stopping places. Fish were more plentiful this time around, particularly at Aspat Bay. A quick dip in the pool at the hotel finished the day off (managed 24 laps tonight) followed by dinner in the hotel dining area. I managed to get photos of the flaming of my fajita -at last after an almighty burn on the first night (no camera) and a failed burn on the second night. Ishmael was the plate holder tonight -but I think everyone on the staff were involved in the journey to the fiery ...
Today we managed to get to Bodrum Castle - very impressive building with a long and varied history. There were lots of steps and spectacular views of the Aegean as well as Bodrum marina. You can readily see that is would be a great defensive building with visibility to see who is coming. Lunch in our newest find for great pide - this time with complementary apple tea. Then it was back to the pool for some more reading and ...
... By the time I returned mum was recovered so we did some more shopping - and picked up some exquisite silk cushion covers. The shop owner saw us coming - and we were treated to apple tea - and complementary "kuneffe" after our pide. Kuneffe is a sweet cheese filled dessert with honey and coconut - not over sweet and very nice! Following all of this we were well ready for the pool and some ...
Today we tried to visit Bodrum castle - and failed. Having got up bright and early so as to avoid the heat of the day we arrived to find that the castle is closed on Mondays. I wanted to pick up some more books ( it is amazing how much you can read lying beside a pool!) ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking