Villa Tarik

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Sleeps: 2 - 3 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1

Overview

Pool Modern Ideal for Kids Walk to Village

*EARLY BIRD 2023*

Book a 2023 villa holiday by 31st January and receive:

  • A welcome hamper on arrival
  • Up to £100 private chef voucher
  • Trees planted to offset 110% of your villa stay

Ts&Cs apply.

Ideal as a private retreat for two, the 1-bedroom Villa Tarik looks out on mountains and areas of forest. With open and shaded outdoor areas, you can enjoy relaxing by the pool with no one around at this property to the west of pretty Akyaka.

Within around 30 minutes’ drive of Muğla and Marmaris, Villa Tarik combines comfortable interiors with stunning outside spaces. The 8m x 3m pool is the centrepiece – around it you’ll find sun loungers, dining and seating areas. The pool is 1.4m deep and has step access from the terrace.

Inside, you have a light living space with armchairs and HDTV, as well as a kitchen area equipped with fridge, washing machine, oven, hob and a counter with stool seating. There is also air conditioning, Wi-Fi and even an indoor tree.

Your bedroom is located on the same level. Featuring a queen-size bed and wooden-beamed ceiling, this relaxing room offers direct access to the terrace. A rugged stone wall and chunky wooden furnishings give it a rustic feel, which continues in the bathroom with shower which complements the bedroom.

Attractive coastal town Akyaka lies at the end of the Gulf of Gökova, situated on a hillside looking down to the bay. Chilled out and full of charm, the town offers plenty of good restaurants, popular beaches and riverside walks. The nearest beach is around 1.5km from the villa, and other amenities such as supermarkets are 4km away. You can also check out the local olive farm, enjoy a boat trip along the River Azmak or head further afield to the likes of Marmaris, Dalaman or Muğla.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The nearest airport, Dalaman Airport, is around 75km from this villa.
  • Pets are not allowed at this property.
  • Parties and events are not permitted at Villa Tarik.



Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Hairdryer Satellite TV Heating

The Villa

Overlooking the surrounding mountains of Turkey, the villa features a private pool, one bedroom and bathroom, can accommodate up to 3 people, and has all the needed amenities for a comfotable stay.

Interior Grounds
- Bedroom with queen size bed
- Bathroom
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Living and dining area

Exterior Grounds
- Private pool
- Loungers
- Dining area
- Patio

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning/Heating
- Satellite TV
- Linen and towels
- Iron
- Fire extinguisher
- First aid kit
- Washing machine
- Bathroom essentials
- Cot/travel cot
- High chair
- Refrigerator
- Coffee maker
- Private parking

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Tarik
Walk to Village Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Pretty Akyaka on Turkey’s south-western coast is a great discovery. Free from high-rise developments and celebrated for its slow pace, it’s a fine place to take a break. The town sits on a hillside looking down to Gökova Bay, and the naturally beautiful surroundings will elevate your relaxation levels even further.

Enjoy the beach at Akyaka when it’s quieter, if possible – despite the town’s hidden gem status, it does get busy in the summer. Good for water sports and dining as well as sunbathing, you are sure to find yourself there at some point during your stay.

The town offers good dining options, with fresh fish one of the local menu staples. For something more casual, you could take a trip to the twice-weekly market which takes place in town. Stalls selling local treats like homemade pastries, bread and pancakes are sure to tempt you, and there is lots of produce grown in the area as well.

The climate also lends itself to olive oil production, as the Akyaka Olive Farm demonstrates. Not far from the town, this popular attraction is great for a family day out. They offer dining by the river, and a shop selling lots of food and beauty products made using the farm’s own olive oil. Not far from the farm, stop to take a look at the remains of the Carian city of Idyma which once stood where Akyaka is now.

A lovely way to take a break is on a boat trip along the River Azmak, or maybe on a cruise out to Cleopatra Island. Visitors go to see the ancient remains of the city of Kedrai, dating back to the 6th century BC. If that’s not your thing, maybe try some paragliding or kite-surfing, an activity for which the Gulf of Gökova is something of a hotspot. Akçapınar is the place to be for this, where you can book a series of lessons.

The city of Muğla is a good alternative for a change of scene, with an Ottoman-era bazaar and Turkish baths among its highlights. South of Akyaka, Marmaris is a popular riviera resort that’s good for nightlife, and about 30 minutes away, while Dalaman is the place to go for messy mud bath adventures, just under one hour from Akyaka.


Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Dalaman Airport

(75 km)

Nearest Town/City Akyaka

(4.1 km)

Nearest Beach Cinar Beach club

(4 km)

Nearest Restaurant Akyaka Orman Kampi Restorani

(4.4 km)

Nearest Supermarket Migros

(4.4 km)

Akyaka

Turkey is an eclectic mix of dramatic scenery, amazing food and a deep history.  A visit to Turkey almost always inspires comment about the hospitality, maybe because the Turkish people believe a visitor is a gift from God. A trip to Turkey will almost definitely inspire you to return. You’ll be following in the footsteps of many a famous person from ancient history.

The South West coast of Turkey offers the perfect climate for your holiday, boasting over 280 dry days a year and an average June temperature of 28C in Akyaka, with sea temperatures of 23 degrees Celsius.  

Akyaka sits where the Kadın Azmak river joins the sea. Enjoying a Turkish breakfast or fish lunch at one of the many restaurants it is difficult to imagine anything disturbing the peace. Ducks and geese jostle for bread, fish swim past and bright green reeds wave in the slow-moving water, fed by cooler waters from the mountains above. Favoured by local day trippers from nearby Bodrum and Denizli, who gather on Akyaka’s wide sandy beach with shallow water meaning you can go a way out and the water is only up to your waist.

In recent years, Akyaka has become Turkey’s centre for kitesurfing and you’ll see all the kites in the sky, above the beach on the head of the gulf. There are several schools so if you fancy a go. Contact them beforehand, so you can get booked in as it is particularly popular during the holidays and weekends.
Akyaka is a member of the cultural Cittaslow organisation, recognising its connection with tradition. The local architecture of wooden balconies and white walled houses with terracotta roof tiles, bow thanks to 70’s architect Nail Çakırhan. The coast up from here has lots of small bays where you can swim and sunbathe, just drive through the forest and along the coast road to find them. Akyaka has a local market on Wednesday, or visit the huge very Turkish market in Mugla, which is the administrative centre of the area. In recent years Mugla has expanded as it’s university has gained popularity, but the centre still shows architectural signs of its Italian occupation last century.

For Turks, breakfast is a key meal, and you see family groups enjoying a feast late morning. Other than the riverside restaurants who serve a hearty feast, go to Sakartepe, at the top the mountain has the most amazing panoramic views.

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Children will find lots to love about Akyaka. This cute town has lovely beaches to relax on, watersports to try, and all sorts of cool places to eat. You can also enjoy walks along the riverbank and see what kind of wildlife you can spot as you go.

The sandy beach at Akyaka is great for kids with its shallow waters, and you have restaurants, cafés and Gökova Park nearby. Walks or picnics in the woods are easy ways to spend the day together, or you could head up to the upper village area where regular markets take place – there are always lots of tasty treats to buy there.

You could also take a trip to the Olive Farm on the outskirts of Akyaka. This working farm is the perfect place to find out more about olive oil production and snap up some of the goodies that are made with it. There is also a riverside restaurant.

Another local specialty is honey, and in Marmaris you can visit the Marmaris Honey House. Kids will enjoy finding out about bees and everything honey-related at this museum, housed in a honeycomb-shaped building. As Turkey is in the top 5 honey producers in the world, you should find no trouble locating some of the pine honey made not too far away.
While Saklikent Gorge is a couple of hours’ drive from Akyaka, it’s one of those sights that is definitely worth the journey. This amazing 18km canyon is a lot of fun – there are walkways along the gorge, and you can sometimes walk through the water as well, so bring suitable shoes and clothing. With activities like river rafting to try, as well as zip-lines and a restaurant, Saklikent Gorge will be a highlight for all the family.

For a less intense adventure, simply walk along the River Azmak back in Akyaka. Kids will enjoy seeing the many ducks and geese who inhabit the river. Boat cruises also make their way along the river, and there are plenty of lovely restaurant terraces along the way where you can stop for a bite to eat.


Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Village
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. If there is anything you would like to arrange for your stay, please contact the Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team (by clicking on the link in the blue Oliver’s Extras box above) who will be happy to help. We can usually put you in touch with the right people arrange any of the following: 

- Cook/catering
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting service
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge

This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please just contact Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £100 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Pool towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Minimum stay 2 nights. All other durations on request.
Changeover day Flexible
Pets welcome? Not allowed
Smoking Allowed? Smoking Allowed
Tax Tourist Tax included in the rental price.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that on occasions, in Turkey, extremes in weather can cause water and/ or electric supply to be cut or reduced. Services are normally restored as soon as possible.
Other 2 In Turkey the plumbing system is not designed to have paper and sanitary items flushed down the lavatory. In these cases, a bathroom bin is provided.
Other 3 Travelling to Turkey All British (and most other nationalities) citizens require a full 10-year passport with at least 6 months validity to enter Turkey. UK passport holders are exempt from visa for tourist visits of up to 90 days within 180 days starting from the first entry date. For all other passports please visit the Turkish Government Website or the Turkish Consulate for details of whether you require a visa or not. Whilst in Turkey local regulations require you keep your passport and a printed copy of your e-visa with you at all times.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 29th 2023 - Mar 1st 2023 £212 £318 £424 £530 £741
Mar 1st 2023 - Apr 15th 2023 £233 £350 £466 £583 £815
Apr 15th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 £424 £636 £847 £1,059 £1,482
Jun 1st 2023 - Jul 23rd 2023 £466 £699 £932 £1,165 £1,630
Jul 23rd 2023 - Sep 16th 2023 £551 £826 £1,101 £1,377 £1,927
Sep 16th 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 £381 £572 £763 £953 £1,334
Oct 1st 2023 - Dec 30th 2023 £318 £477 £636 £794 £1,112
Dec 30th 2023 - Jan 3rd 2024 £381 £572 £763 £953 £1,334
Jan 3rd 2024 - Mar 1st 2024 £212 £318 £424 £530 £741
Mar 1st 2024 - Apr 15th 2024 £233 £350 £466 £583 £815
Apr 15th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 £424 £636 £847 £1,059 £1,482
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 23rd 2024 £466 £699 £932 £1,165 £1,630
Jul 23rd 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 £551 £826 £1,101 £1,377 £1,927

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 29th 2023 - Mar 1st 2023 €227 €340 €453 €566 €793
Mar 1st 2023 - Apr 15th 2023 €249 €374 €498 €623 €872
Apr 15th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 €453 €679 €906 €1,132 €1,585
Jun 1st 2023 - Jul 23rd 2023 €498 €747 €996 €1,245 €1,743
Jul 23rd 2023 - Sep 16th 2023 €589 €883 €1,177 €1,472 €2,060
Sep 16th 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 €408 €612 €815 €1,019 €1,426
Oct 1st 2023 - Dec 30th 2023 €340 €510 €680 €849 €1,189
Dec 30th 2023 - Jan 3rd 2024 €408 €612 €815 €1,019 €1,426
Jan 3rd 2024 - Mar 1st 2024 €227 €340 €453 €566 €793
Mar 1st 2024 - Apr 15th 2024 €249 €374 €498 €623 €872
Apr 15th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 €453 €679 €906 €1,132 €1,585
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 23rd 2024 €498 €747 €996 €1,245 €1,743
Jul 23rd 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 €589 €883 €1,177 €1,472 €2,060

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 29th 2023 - Mar 1st 2023 $247 $370 $493 $616 $862
Mar 1st 2023 - Apr 15th 2023 $271 $407 $542 $677 $948
Apr 15th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 $493 $739 $985 $1,231 $1,723
Jun 1st 2023 - Jul 23rd 2023 $542 $813 $1,083 $1,354 $1,895
Jul 23rd 2023 - Sep 16th 2023 $640 $960 $1,280 $1,600 $2,240
Sep 16th 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 $443 $665 $886 $1,108 $1,551
Oct 1st 2023 - Dec 30th 2023 $370 $554 $739 $923 $1,292
Dec 30th 2023 - Jan 3rd 2024 $443 $665 $886 $1,108 $1,551
Jan 3rd 2024 - Mar 1st 2024 $247 $370 $493 $616 $862
Mar 1st 2024 - Apr 15th 2024 $271 $407 $542 $677 $948
Apr 15th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 $493 $739 $985 $1,231 $1,723
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 23rd 2024 $542 $813 $1,083 $1,354 $1,895
Jul 23rd 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 $640 $960 $1,280 $1,600 $2,240

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • Beautiful house

    Posted by Anil on 14/05/2021

    A calm and beautiful house in a very special location, surrounded by forests. Mr. Burak is a very interested host.

  • Beautiful home

    Posted by Zekiye on 14/04/2021

    It was a more beautiful and pleasant house than it looked in the photos. Its location in the forest and in the valley was truly unique. I'm planning on going again.

  • Peaceful

    Posted by Zeynep on 18/03/2021

    If having a peaceful time in nature, I sincerely recommend this very special place with the interest and hospitality of Mr. Burak.

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