Villa Tulay

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3


Pool Ideal for Kids Hot Tub Walk to Village All Bedrooms En-Suite

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Three-bedroomed Villa Tulay is in picturesque Islamlar, a rural village nestled in the Taurus Mountains. The luxurious villa boasts uninterrupted, panoramic views of sandy Patara Beach and the glistening turquoise sea, and is surrounded by two acres of land for your utmost privacy. The interior is as impressive as the exterior with super-stylish décor including exposed brick walls and sky lights.

Skilled architects have designed the villa, and it shows in the spacious and well-thought-out layout. There’s an expansive open-plan living, kitchen and dining room with a special wooden dining table and state-of-the-art cooking appliances. On chilled evenings, sink into the comfortable cushioned sofas and watch movies on the large flat-screen television. The dining room looks out onto the terrace, with floor-to-ceiling windows and doors making the most of the tranquil views.

Outside, the cliff-edge infinity pool is the perfect gathering spot for family and friends, with a bank of sun loungers and two swinging chairs in prime position for the best blue views. The pool has a mini waterfall and is split into two with a separate shallower section for children.  Sun seekers can find their ideal sunbathing spot, while shade-lovers will enjoy the undercover part of the villa.

You’re spoilt for choice for rooms at Villa Tulay too; all are equally seductive, stylish and serene. Take your pick from two doubles and a twin. The master benefits from a chic circular bed, balcony overlooking the coastline and a jacuzzi bathtub for a spa-like feel. The twin has its own on en-suite shower room, while the double boasts a ‘luxe’ tub – and both have direct access to the terrace. Homely furnishings like candles, poofs and patterned rugs add warm finishing touches, while wood accents like beams and dark furniture evoke the natural tree-lined surroundings.

With the beauty of the Taurus Mountains on your doorstep, the chic amenities of Kalkan just a 20-minute drive away and the translucent water of the Lycian coast nearby, Islamlar is the perfect base to explore the best on offer in this stunning region of Turkey.

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What you should know…

  • The village is just over a kilometre walk away, but you need to walk along the roadside. A car is essential to explore the local area.
  • Surrounded by two acres of land, the villa is completely secluded, however if you’d like even more privacy you can draw the shutters around the pool area.

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Hot Tub BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Spa/Massage Table Tennis DVD Heating

Ground Floor
-Open plan sitting room
-Fully fitted kitchen
-Breakfast bar, 3 stools
-Double bedroom with en-suite shower
-Twin bedroom with en-suite shower

First Floor
-Master bedroom with round double bed, ensuite shower
-Cool jet spa pool

-Pool 11m x 3.5 m, depth 1.5 m
-Children's pool
-Outside dining table and chairs
-Outside armchairs
-Swing chair

-Iron and Ironing board
-Washing machine


About the surrounding area of Villa Tulay
Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Villa Tulay is in Islamlar village, nuzzled in the Taurus Mountains not far from the sophisticated Turkish town of Kalkan. The quaint village is known for its dozen-or-so trout restaurants making use of icy mountain streams to fill their tanks. In the village square, have a look at one of two working mills that still use water power and a great millstone to turn residents' grain into flour.

This incredibly beautiful area offers a compelling combination of a peaceful, utterly unspoilt terrain. The villa is close to parts of the famous Lycian Way – it’s a spectacular walking route that has breath-taking views over the coast from above Kas and Kalkan and goes to remote, unspoilt places like the 12km long beach at Patara or the historic castle, harbour and ruins at Ucagiz.

For exploring further, a twenty-minute drive will take you to Kalkan, an old fishing town and harbour between Kas and Fethiye. It’s famous for its white-washed houses draped in brightly coloured bougainvillaea flowers. Dine on a roof terrace restaurant or bar with beautiful views of the town or while away the afternoon at one of the many harbour-side restaurants.

There are plenty more swimming beaches in Kalkan including Kaputas and Patara, as well a many beach clubs built into Kalkan's rugged coastline. You can take part in water sports or head out on a traditional wooden gulet (sailing boat) to experience the full beauty of the Turquoise Coast, with time for a swim or snorkel.

If you're interested in history the area is scattered with historic cultural sites such as Patara,

Local Amenities
Nearest Restaurant Islamlar Village


Nearest Town/City Kalkan


Nearest Beach Patara


Nearest Beach Kalkan


Nearest Shop Islamlar


Nearest Airport Dalaman



Islamlar sits 8 km above Kalkan. Once the place Kalkan folk went to cool off at one of the trout farms built to make use of the mountain’s springs. Today Islamlar houses many a villa, enjoyed by Istanbul Turks who prefer a holiday in slightly cooler and cleaner air. Here the locals grow grapes and pomegranates, but you’ll mainly see the men sat gossiping next to the local teahouse. The trout farms remain a place to come for a wonderful fresh meal, or a breakfast consisting of fresh local fare. The rocket will be the freshest & most tasty you’ve ever had; and the fresh chips cooked in olive oil take some beating.


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

Villa Tulay has its own private swimming pool, and shaded spots in the garden area – all enclosed by a wall – which is perfect for younger children to play safely and in sight.

With a fantastic selection of water sports including scuba diving and snorkelling in the area, Islamlar is an ideal destination for families. There are lovely family-friendly beaches that have sheltered and calm waters, including Kaputas Beach and Patara Beach. Part of a national park, Patara Beach is rich in birdlife and is the breeding ground of the endangered loggerhead turtle.

Kalkan, 20 minutes from Islamlar, specialises in historic sites with a range of intriguing ruins that promise a great day out for kids. For a fun day trip, you can jump on a boat to explore the coastline, stopping off for swimming and snorkelling. Families can also go mountain-biking in the foothills of the Taurus Mountains or trekking along the nearby Lycian Way Trail.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Table Tennis
  • DVD


At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill your requests!

Terms & Conditions

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.

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

Security deposit On arrival a credit card may be requested as security deposit.
Arrival time Guests are invited to check in from 16:00
Departure time On departure day guests are requested to checkout by 11am.
Energy costs included? All energy costs are included in the price.
Linen & towels included? Linen, towels and pool towels are included in the price.
End of stay cleaning included? End of stay cleaning in included. The villa is cleaned every 7 days.
Smoking Allowed? Guests are requested not to smoke in the villa.
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation, personal accidents and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Internet access? Complimentary WiFi internet is available at the villa. At times the internet speeds from local supplier can be limited.
Other Ts and Cs Due to local regulations all guests staying in the property are requested to send their Passport details (Nationality, name, DOB, gender, passport number) together with address of residency and arrival and departure date, prior to departure. This is for local registration at the villa.
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.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Aug 7th 2020 - Sep 1st 2020 £1,613
Sep 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020 £1,290
Oct 1st 2020 - May 1st 2021 £753
May 1st 2021 - Jun 1st 2021 £753
Jun 1st 2021 - Sep 1st 2021 £1,613
Sep 1st 2021 - Oct 1st 2021 £1,290
Oct 1st 2021 - Feb 8th 2022 £753

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Aug 7th 2020 - Sep 1st 2020 €1,676
Sep 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020 €1,341
Oct 1st 2020 - May 1st 2021 €782
May 1st 2021 - Jun 1st 2021 €782
Jun 1st 2021 - Sep 1st 2021 €1,676
Sep 1st 2021 - Oct 1st 2021 €1,341
Oct 1st 2021 - Feb 8th 2022 €782

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Aug 7th 2020 - Sep 1st 2020 $1,990
Sep 1st 2020 - Oct 1st 2020 $1,592
Oct 1st 2020 - May 1st 2021 $929
May 1st 2021 - Jun 1st 2021 $929
Jun 1st 2021 - Sep 1st 2021 $1,990
Sep 1st 2021 - Oct 1st 2021 $1,592
Oct 1st 2021 - Feb 8th 2022 $929

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.


  • Recommended

    Posted by I and S A on 09/09/2019

    Everything was wonderful. Villa Tulay is a great villa and comfortable, making for a good holiday. I would recommend it to anyone.

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