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Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts to Open the 57-key Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Bodrum
in Turkey in 2014

March 5, 2013
– Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts, a division of Nikki Beach Worldwide, is thrilled to announce the 2014 opening of Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Bodrum, a luxury lifestyle beach front boutique hotel imagined by GAD, the award-winning New York & Istanbul based architectural firm. Spanning over 40,000 square meters (430,556 square feet) of peninsula, the property will offer unparalleled views of the clear blue Torba Bay, Mediterranean Sea and nearby islands.  Designed to blend into its natural surroundings and breathtaking setting, the property - as per the visions of entrepreneur Jack Penrod, founder & owner of Nikki Beach Worldwide - will expertly exude modern contemporary features that define Nikki Beach’s sleek look to local details and materials.

“Nikki Beach offers a unique experience combining five-star service, luxury accommodations, design and ambiance with signature entertainment in an international, jet-set resort environment” said Jack Penrod, Founder and Owner of Nikki Beach Worldwide. “With its natural beauty and sophisticated lifestyle, Bodrum fits perfectly with our strategy to develop the best and most exclusive destinations in the world” adds Jihad El-Khoury, Chairman and CEO of Nikki Beach EMEA Hotels & Resorts.

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Bodrum will feature 57 suites & villas, with private pools and decks; a large infinity edge pool with unobstructed views of the bay; Café Nikki, a charming bistro; and The Sunset Lounge, perfect for a late afternoon refreshing libation and positioned on the property in a location that will give guests a sunset experience to remember. The property will also include 350 square meters of indoor and outdoor conference space featuring a terrace and magnificent views of the sea.  Both the Nikki Spa by ESPA and Tone Fitness, the on-site fitness facility, boast over 1,000 square meters filled with state-of-the-art equipment and treatments. Among the hotels’ remarkable facilities, guests will have access to two of the rare sandy beaches in the rocky Bodrum area and also to an exclusive deck that provides dinghy service to accommodate yachters.

Staple to all Nikki Beach properties around the world, the Beach Club at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Bodrum will encompass the high energy and unique entertainment that the brand is known for;  where guests will be able to enjoy a day at the beach in true Nikki Beach style. Nikki Privé, an ultra-VIP lounge will prolong this one-of-a-kind experience by night and set a new benchmark for Bodrum’s vibrant nightlife scene. Located only 7km from the city center of Bodrum, the shores of Torba - where Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Bodrum is located - are the most sought after areas of Bodrum. Second only to Istanbul for entertainment and nightlife, Bodrum attracts Turks and jet-setters alike. As a favorite destination of those in the know, Bodrum and Nikki Beach are a match made in heaven.

About Nikki Beach Worldwide
In 1998, entrepreneur Jack Penrod, introduced the world to Nikki Beach - the ultimate beach club concept that combines the elements of entertainment, dining, music, fashion, film and art into one. Called the “Sexiest Place on Earth," by the London Observer and recently earning the coveted #1 spot on the Travel Channel's World's Sexiest Beach Bars list, Nikki Beach continues to make its mark in the hottest addresses and trendsetting locales worldwide. Today, the Nikki Beach concept has transcended its international venues and grown into a global, multifaceted luxury brand comprising of a Beach Club Division; a Nikki Beach Lifestyle Division (including an exclusive branding & clothing line found at the Boutiques located at all Nikki Beach locations, a music label and Nikki Style Magazine, a lifestyle publication produced three times a year); a Global Sponsorships & Special Events Division and a Hotels & Resorts Division.

Nikki Beach can now be experienced in eleven cities, in eight different countries with more locations to come in the near future: Miami Beach, Florida, USA; St. Tropez, France; St. Barth, French West Indies; Marbella, Spain; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Marrakech, Morocco; Koh Samui, Thailand; Mallorca, Spain and pop-up locations in Cannes, France during the Cannes International Film Festival, Canada during the Toronto International Film Festival and in Park City, Utah, USA during Sundance Film Festival. The Hotels & Resorts division has a current location in Koh Samui, Thailand and over the next few years will be opening properties in Phuket, Thailand; Brodrum, Turkey; Hvar, Croatia; Paphos, Cyprus; Porto Heli, Greece; and Damour, Lebanon.

About Global Architectural Development (GAD)
Global Architectural Development (GAD), an award-winning architectural practice based in Istanbul and New York City, has been a leader in research and concept design since 1994. GAD recognizes that 21st century design is influenced by culture, media, technology, consumer habits and behaviors, and how these factors combine to affect the environment at differing scales. GAD’s success lies in its methodical research of a project’s programmatic requirements, its iterative process of digital and physical modeling, and meticulous process innovation. Through this process of research, experimentation and making, GAD is continually exploring the built environment in compelling and thought-provoking ways. The firm is headed by design principle Gökhan Avcıoğlu, who works with a dedicated staff of architects and global collaborators. GAD is a member of the Turkish Society of Builders, Architects (TMMOB) and American Institute of Architects (AIA). GAD has offices in Istanbul, New York City and Bodrum.

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Julie Fogel
Nikki Beach Worldwide
Global PR & Communications Director
Office: (786) 515-1157
Mobile: (305) 812-9351

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