Sumahan On The Water
Are you looking for an alternative trip plan for Istanbul? Sumahan on the Water is ready for you to explore the beauties of the Asian side! A five star boutique hotel, Sumahan is located on the edge of Bosphorus Straits, endowing the hotel with a unique view. As a cosy option, Sumahan offers 13 rooms and suites, all of which has their own unique style. The rooms include loft suites, family lofts, executive suits and deluxe suits. Even though there are fewer rooms when compared to other hotels, it still offers variety of options. Be quick and make your reservation before all of them are taken!
The hotel includes an a la carte restaurant, which serves rich Turkish breakfastbetween 7.30 am until 10.30 am, and international and Turkish cuisineall day long. Its terrace with a brilliant view is ready to take your breath away.
Sumahan also offers an extensive Wellness center, whose strategy is “to make you feel much better when you leave there than before you arrived”. The center includes a Turkish Bath, specialized and personalized message treatments and a fitness center.
If you are interested to know more about Turkish culture and history, Sumahan also has a library which has 800 books all of them focused on Turkish culture, majority of them are written in English.
If you seek to explore more different aspects of Istanbul, you should join Princes’ Islands Tour! Formerly an exile place for Byzantine prince and princesses, Princes ’ Islands are composed of nine islands, four of them open to public: Buyukada (biggest one), Burgazada, Heybeliada, and Kinaliada. If you are looking for a day away from hectic city life, you should try these mainly car-free islands where you can enjoy island life with amazing views. The tour includes live guide in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Arabic. You will be sailing over the Marmara sea, witnessing the amazing view of Istanbul coastline and Bosphorus. The tour includes all four islands that are open to public, you will have lunch in one of the boutique restaurants in there, where you can taste amazingly fresh fish! After the sunset, you’ll be sailing back to the main land.
If you want to keep exploring the hidden gems in the Asian side of Istanbul, Bridge Restaurantis the place for you. Having the Bosphorus bridge as its view, Bridge restaurant is one of the best options to taste delicious Turkish cuisine in the Asian side; and it is only 20 minutes away from Sumahan with a car! If you like to have a genuine Turkish experience, to have raki with amazing mezes and a unique view, you should definitely give a try to Bridge Restaurant.