Inside Six Senses Kaplankaya’s Super Spa

The Sprawling Kaplankaya Spa in Turkey is the Group’s Largest.

I arrive for a wellness weekend at Six Senses Kaplankaya, hot on the heels of one of the world’s most famous physicians, Dr Gabor MateThe New York Times best-selling author and trauma specialist had been delivering a sold-out four-day retreat entitled ‘A Deep Dive Into The Self.’

Six Senses Kaplankaya, near Bodrum on Turkey’s dazzling southwest coast, features the group’s flagship spa, standing at a colossal 107,640 sq ft. And it has major pulling power.

Not only in attracting world-class experts like Dr Mate to deliver its coveted ‘Retreats’ series, but also its swathe of international clientele, drawn by its world-class wellness offering, set on a wonderfully secluded stretch of the Aegean.

Whether interested in science or the spiritual, you will find it here. Offering everything from Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic massage to cryotherapy and high altitude training, the spa’s team includes

  • doctors,
  • dieticians,
  • physiotherapists,
  • sports performance specialists and
  • yoga gurus, as well a regular roster of expert visiting practitioners.