It was Yves Saint Laurent who invented the often-cited sartorial maxim, “Fashion fades, style is eternal”. Michelin-starred Italian chef Alfredo Russo takes a variation on Saint Laurent’s words as his culinary motto, creating simple and elegant dishes that infuse authentic flavors with contemporary vitality, and thus gain worldwide fame.
This makes him the perfect partner for Maxx Royal Resorts, the group offering boutique style, lavish villa accommodation and the most luxurious all-inclusive offer on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast. With two sprawling properties in Antalya and another opening in Bodrum in 2022, Maxx Royal is the name to know when planning that long-awaited trip, especially when you’re looking for a glamorous stay filled with gourmet flourishes – all located in effortless proximity to your stylish accommodations.
In each of Antalya’s Maxx Royal resorts, the sunny location, the palm-strewn landscape, the tempting spa, the endless activities, and the sleek design leave guests in no doubt that they have landed in luxury. Bordering BeydaÄlarÄ± Coastal National Park, 65 km from Antalya Airport, Maxx Royal Kemer stretches along three beaches, including the resort’s private bay. Earthy tones and abundance of wood mean the property exists in harmony with its natural surroundings, enhancing the scenery (no wonder the resort has recently received numerous architecture awards).
In this idyllic setting, memorable dining opportunities abound, including an enchanting gastronomic journey created through Maxx Royal’s most exciting culinary collaboration. In the evening, the elegant seaside Emerald restaurant transforms into Gastro by Alfredo Russo, which serves classic Italian dishes masterfully created by the chef, including freshly made pasta and freshly caught seafood, all executed with characteristic simplicity and flair.
Other dining venues include the glitzy Bronze Steak House, the fine Azure Japon restaurant, and the vibrant Azure Court Restaurant Street, which is dotted with a la carte restaurants serving traditional Anatolian cuisine, Mediterranean feasts, and more Italian delicacies. Within the complex there is also a pastry shop, a chocolatier, beach restaurants, a restaurant dedicated to children and an ice cream shop stocked with homemade treats. The wide choice is enhanced by impeccable service; the crown jewel of the resort is the 24-hour Maxx Inclusive service, which combines the convenience and possibility of an all-inclusive resort with the quality of an a la carte choice.
When it comes to accommodation, guests will find a huge range of lavish suites, each airy and elegant, not to mention the private villas that offer ample space for wandering around in peace. In Kemer, there are three villa options – Laguna Villas, Beach Villas, and Presidential Villa – each offering stylish interiors and panoramic views. The smallest is the one-bedroom Villa Maxx Laguna, which has a terrace and private Jacuzzi, while the Presidential Villa can accommodate up to 14 people, making it the perfect place for families. and friends reunite after months of separation.
Whatever the occasion, VIP treatment begins the moment guests land at Antalya Airport, where expedited and lounge services are available and helicopter transfers are offered for those who want to arrive with peace of mind. Once there, each guest is assigned a Maxx Assistant – as well as a private butler for beach and Presidential Villa stays – who can cater for any whim, from the pillow menu to dinner reservations. in one of these exquisite restaurants.