Inspired by the region’s traditional architecture and building methods, the Amanruya Resort ascends through a series of levels, offering a variety of courtyards and terraces. The Amanruya Resort has the intimate and organic ambience of a village in a picturesque natural setting. Pebbled pathways lead from the main buildings to the pool Terrace Cottages, each with private gardens and a swimming pool. There are 22 heated pools and 14 are kept at the ambient temperature. Turkey is blessed with a variety of microclimates resulting in an amazing array of produce. This produce, combined with the freshest of local seafood, allows the kitchen at Amanruya to deliver a seasonal menu featuring Turkish, Western, and Indonesian and Thai cuisine. The tranquil pool dining Pavilion overlooks the main swimming pool. In addition to the main swimming pool, recreational facilities include the informal Beach Club. This offers lounging decks and a refreshment terrace overlooking the small pebble beach and wooden jetty. Other facilities include a tennis court and a gym.
Each of the elegant pool terrace cottages, feature a private garden and pool. These cottages feature a four-poster bed, two couches, a dining table and two chairs, a writing desk, a traditional Turkish mangal charcoal fireplace, a separate vanity area and clothes closet and a large, naturally-lit open bathroom. Traditional handmade rugs and throws from Istanbul provide warmth and an element of Turkish opulence. Each cottage boasts its own spacious garden which leads to a private grey-green marble swimming pool. Each cottage is equipped with LCD screen TVs, wireless internet, DVD players, mini bars, espresso machines, safety boxes, iPod players, air conditioning, hair dryers, electronic keys and king-size beds.
Offering garden views and glimpses of the Aegean Sea, the 75m2 (807 sq.ft) Pool Terrace Cottages with partial sea views enjoy a peaceful private garden and a private swimming pool. These spacious cottages feature a comfortable four-poster bed, two couches, and a dining table with chairs, a writing desk, a traditional Turkish mangal charcoal fireplace, a separate vanity area and clothes closet and a large, naturally-lit open bathroom fitted with underfloor heating, there is also a fireplace that accommodates a brazier. Each cottage boasts its own spacious garden which leads to a private grey-green marble swimming pool. The gardens feature pergolas with large cushioned daybeds and two separate wooden chaise lounges with shade umbrellas. Each cottage is equipped with LCD screen TVs, wireless internet, DVD players, mini bars, espresso machines, safety boxes, air conditioning, hair dryers, and king-size beds.
Turkey has a variety of microclimates resulting in an amazing array of produce. This produce, combined with the freshest of local seafood, allows the kitchen at Amanruya to deliver a seasonal menu featuring Turkish, Western, Indonesian and Thai cuisines. Amanruya’s home baked bread and informal Meze platters make for superb in-suite dining or picnic options. Amanruya offers a number of dining pavilions and lounges, as well as the Beach Club where light meals and refreshments can be enjoyed throughout the day.
Positioned near the Boutique is the Art Gallery – its white marble floors and white walls ideal for showcasing fine artworks. This double-height space is used as an exhibition area for artists and sculptors, and features two decorative medallions of Brazilian stone hanging on either side of the high walls. The hand-built, beehive-shaped brick structure next door – designed after a traditional cistern used to conserve rainwater – is a unique Carpet Gallery providing a truly authentic and cultural viewing experience.
Offering a spa menu of facials, massages and wellness therapies, the spa treatment rooms are situated close to the main swimming pool. Lined with green marble from Antalya in southern Turkey, Amanruya’s 50-metre infinity swimming pool is surrounded by a number of dining and relaxation pavilions. Amanruya also offers a gym and a tennis court. Personal trainers and playing partners are easily arranged.
The striking, three-storey Library Tower houses a lounge on the top floor with large picture windows. Views are of the ocean on one side and pine forests on the other. An interesting selection of books and a wide range of DVDs are available. Pebble-edged steps meander between the Library Tower and the long, sleek Boutique with its excellent examples of local textiles, jewellery and artifacts.