Palais des Princes presents a collection of only 15 incomparable private mansions, inviting owners to be part of a very select community, whilst enjoying the benefits of professional management and residence services.
The noble Grand Mansion was rebuilt and restored applying authentic methods and painstaking craftsmanship to reappear in new splendour at the Estate´s heart. This crown jewel offers sumptuous private salons for refined entertaining, dining and staging of events, five gracious suites, the Royal Wing, and an enchanting conservatory poolhouse with covered pool and private spa.
Get away from the bustling city and suspend time in your private suite, relishing the mesmerising views over the Marmara Sea from the private balcony of your sublime suite. Indulge yourself in this one-of-a-kind estate where modern sophistication blends with oriental influences.
Unwind at the infinity fresh seawater pools, cool off in the
crystal-clear lagoon and recline in your private beach chair while sipping your favourite refreshment or experience the exclusive beach club service in the privacy of your traditional sea hammam.
The Grand Library Ballroom offers an unforgettable setting for your exclusive event, boasting an extensive terrace with commanding views of the Marmara Sea and shorelines of Istanbul as well as the majestic Grand Mansion as a backdrop.
After holding the position of President of Regent Hotels & Resorts for seven years Ralf Ohletz Count von Plettenberg joined René Wilms, founder of Unique Hotels & Resorts AG, to develop as partner the next level of bespoke luxury destinations and lifestyle experience projects in Europe and Asia.
Combining his wealth of expertise and passion with the nature and culture of the regions are his key elements for awakening the fascination for the development of each unique destination which marry second home residences with unique lifestyle hotels. Thereby sustainable and timeless projects are being created which experience high increasing value, such as the hotel and residence resort at the harbour of Porto Montenegro and The Setai in Miami.
Ralf Ohletz Count von Plettenberg is extremely proud to present his yet latest lifestyle project and newest destination for international clientele, the Palais des Princes, Estate & Spa on the Princes ` Islands, off the coast of Istanbul.
The luxury Resort & Spa Palais des Princes has been created and developed by AKDAĞ TOURISM & CONSTRUCTION, which was founded by a well-known entrepreneur in the international industrial and financial era; Dr. Bahri Akdağ with the commitment to uncompromising quality, hard work, business ethics, sustainability and innovation in all of its projects. Growing in line with developing technology in the global world, the Company has adopted the guiding principle of fulfilling its commitments towards today´s community as well as to the future generations with an environment-friendly approach in all its endeavours.
Daniela C. Giannetti, a seasoned hospitality sales & marketing, operations and development specialist, created the vision and concept of the Resort and pursued the development along the whole value chain of its real estate development: market and
best-use analysis, feasibility study, sourcing the development team and bespoke FF&E, consultants´ agreements, operator
search & selection, management contract negotiations, pre-opening budget and action plan and, on-site quality assurance of the development team.
Prior to joining AKDAĞ TOURISM & CONSTRUCTION she held the positions of Vice President Hospitality Development DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE and Manager Business Advisory Solutions, Real Estate Hospitality & Leisure, ERNST & YOUNG ME.
Laureate with the ‘Prix Exceptionel de Jurie de L’Ecole d'Architecture de Marseille’Supported by