In the idyllic surroundings of the Turkish harbour town of Side, BIJAL, a luxurious villa resort has opened, bringing new glamour to the world of upscale holiday experiences.
Mediterranean luxury in harmony with nature
BIJAL, located near Side in the picturesque Antalya region, opened its doors on 1 July 2023 and presents itself as an oasis of luxury and tranquillity. Surrounded by blossoming gardens and dense pine forests, the resort’s 19 elegant villas offer a dream holiday right by the sea. These light-flooded retreats, available in five different categories, are true masterpieces of design and architecture.
Unique architecture and design
The BIJAL villas, ranging in size from 350 to 1,050 square metres, are more than just accommodation; they are works of art that set new standards in their furnishings and design. The combination of high-quality materials, light natural colours and sunny yellow accents creates an atmosphere that is both elegant and inviting. Each villa boasts exclusive extras such as a private garden with pool, a luxurious bathroom landscape, a spacious terrace and a beach pavilion.
Unrivalled service and culinary highlights
At BIJAL, everything revolves around outstanding service. Just imagine: A butler who is there for you around the clock, always ready to fulfil your every wish, no matter how small. And when it comes to food, you are also in paradise here. Three restaurants offer an impressive range of culinary delights. Whether you have an appetite for authentic local cuisine, crave exquisite Japanese fine dining or crave international delicacies, there is something for everyone here. And then the bars! They’re the perfect place to sit back and sip some of the most creative cocktails you’ve ever tasted. You can relax and unwind in these stylish rooms.
Activities and entertainment for every taste
In addition to the exclusive living and dining experience, BIJAL offers a wealth of activities. A spa, a hotel pool, personal trainers and free yoga, Zumba and Pilates classes offer opportunities for active relaxation. Entertainment is provided by a wide range of activities such as wine tastings, barbecues and boat trips.
Perfect for families and couples
BIJAL is like a hidden gem, perfect for families, couples in love and newlyweds on their honeymoon. Here in the villas, which are gently embedded in nature, everyone will find their own personal retreat – a little paradise where privacy is a top priority. And for the little adventurers? The German-speaking Kids Club is a real insider tip, where children can experience their own unforgettable moments while adults can relax and forget about everyday life.
Artistic design and international awards
The renowned Istanbul design studio Autoban, known for its work on the JOALI resorts and Haydar Aliyev International Airport, is responsible for the aesthetic design of the resort.
“With BIJAL, we are taking holidays in Turkey to a new level,” says Area General Manager Enver Arslan.
Culinary advice from star chef Theodor Falser
Culinary excellence at the resort is ensured by the advice of South Tyrolean star chef Theodor Falser, guaranteeing guests an unrivalled gourmet experience. The resort also offers access to one of the world’s largest tennis centres and several padel courts.
Discoveries in the surrounding area
For guests who want to explore the local culture and history, there are excursions to the ancient city of Side and Manavgat, where traditional restaurants, lively bars and clubs await.