Like the Pharaohs' pyramids and Nebuchadnezzar’s hanging gardens, rich men have long sought to build the ultimate thing.
Mardan Palace is considered to be one of the most expensive resorts in the world, costing $1.4 billion to build.
There are 546 rooms separated into three wings: Dolmabahce, European, and Anatolian, and each has a unique design.
The swimming pool covers five acres and contains a sunken aquarium with 2,400 fish inside. It runs through the hotel and meets a waterway that allows you to circumambulate the hotel in a gondola.
There are ten restaurants and 11 bars. Lara Beach is instantly accessible, as are a huge amount of activities, from water-skiing to volleyball.