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What Oliver loves…
- Guests will be able to luxuriate themselves in the home's outdoor jacuzzi
- Villa Gunebakan has breath-taking views of the town of Kalkan and the sea
- The villa is in a quiet spot, however you’re within a short 10’ minute walk of the town centre with shops, restaurants and bars, as well as a sandy beach for swimming and snorkelling
Villa Gunebakan is an ultra-modern and swanky villa nestled in the mountains. Travellers who adore nature and want a luxurious home to enjoy it all from will be right at home at this villa. What's better than waking up to such beautiful vistas each morning?
The sun loungers lined up poolside look out onto the wonderful scenery so that you can dry off in between dips in the pool while taking in the wonderful views. The pool comes complete with a small ladder for easy access and looks out onto the magical horizon. An attractive seating area situated on the pool terrace looks out at the islands and dazzling sea waters. This is the place to come to for a tasty afternoon cocktail. Outside, you will also discover a charming dining area where elegant evening meals can be enjoyed.
Villa Gunebakan boasts a bright interior with plenty of large windows magnifying the lovely natural light that lights up the home. The brilliant open plan design emphasises space and light. Multiple balconies mean that you can admire mesmerising vistas from almost anywhere in the house and the roof terrace is the ultimate sun-catching spot.
The master suite provides the ultimate luxury as it comes equipped with a plush L-shaped sofa and an en suite behind glass doors that contains both a bathtub and a shower.
What you should know…
- The pool can be heated for an additional price
- The villa is on a incline so it’s easier walking into town than it is back, that said Kalkan's taxis are reasonably priced and plentiful. Car rental is another option
Villa Gunebakan gives you the opportunity to watch Kalkan's natural beauties and a panoramic view of the town and sea. There are 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and it sleeps up to 12 people
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Open-plan living & dining area with access to pool terrace
- Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- Double bedroom with double sofa bed, en-suite bathroom & balcony
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom & balcony
- Double bedroom
- Twin bedroom
- Shared bathroom
- Access to roof terrace
- Swimming pool (35m2)
- Sun loungers & parasols
- Covered dining area
- Seating area
- Hair dryer
- Iron / Ironing board
- Washing machine
Kalkan Beach is only eight hundred meters away and is home to the lovely Kalamar Beach Club. The club has the best of both worlds and is both a relaxing retreat where guests can enjoy peace in the sunshine and a fantastic site for watersports.
With snorkelling, scuba diving, trampolining in the sea and diving at the dive centre available, those looking for a thrill won't be disappointed here. Alternatively, grabbing a sun lounger and admiring the dazzling views above the glistening waters sounds like a day well spent.
Kalamaki is a nearby restaurant serving delectable European and Turkish cuisines as well as providing vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Here you can enjoy your meal on the amazing roof terrace and gaze over vistas that you simply don't get to see every day.
Due to its tasty menu, it's advised that you book in advance to ensure you not only reserve a table but you reserve one of the most desirable in the whole venue. The calamari, Turkish meatballs, sea bass and steak are favourites amongst visitors to this restaurant and can be deliciously washed down with a selection from the wine list. This romantic spot is ideal for couples seeking a blissful evening away together and boasts a menu with something for everyone.
Kalkan has become boutique resorts, with cobbled streets and converted Greek houses, which belonged to the Greek merchants before the exchange of population in the 1920’s. Once quiet fishing harbours these days you are more likely to see traditional wooden gulets taking tourists to soak up rays on the sparkling turquoise Mediterranean. A boat trip is a must do, from the boat you can snorkel and usually a delicious lunch is prepared on board. Keen walkers should check out the Lycian way for designated walking paths in the area.
You cannot come to this area without spending some time exploring the many Lycian sights, such as Xanthos, Patara, Myra or the sunken city of Kekova.
Patara is said to be where democracy started (they excavated stone voting block) and is also said to be the birthplace of St Nicholas, who became bishop at nearby Myra. The ruins here include an ancient theatre, city walls, government build and agora. The lighthouse on the site is said to be the earliest of its kind. Visit Patara in the late afternoon and finish the trip with a drink on the sandy beach watching the amazing sunset.
The Salikent Gorge is a great place to visit, especially if you want to cool off in the fresh waters whilst walking up the gorge. For the more energetic there are rafts and rings to ride the flowing waters. Further down you can enjoy a day canoeing toward the beach.
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.
By night both Kalkan and Kas come alive. Kas has more of a bohemian feel, people ambling through the cobbled streets, passing the ancient tomb in the street, haggling for textiles, carpets and other goodies, maybe stopping for the traditional Turkish ‘maras’ ice cream, a tulip-shaped glass of tea or a wonderful kebab in the shadow of the mosque. Most of the villas in Kas are just out of town on the Cukurbag Peninsula. A reasonable (5km) taxi or Dolmus (local bus) ride into town. Be sure to try the Piyaz, a white bean salad with tahini sauce.
Travelling along the coast, towards Kalkan you pass the modern marina, the children’s beach park (run by the local hotel school) and halfway to Kalkan the stunning Kaputas Beach, cut in a gorge with all different shades of turquoise in the sea.
Kalkan is a more sophisticated resort, with the villas built onto the mountainside. Evening are spent enjoying the rooftop restaurants, perched on the top of the old ‘konak’ houses. Then wandering to a seaside bar for a cocktail, after shopping for glass lanterns, Iznik pottery, handbags or pestemel towel. Do visit the ‘pastane’, local patisseries which do the most delicious morning pastries and you must try the ‘Gozleme’ pancakes at the Thursday market.
Other things to do in the area include scuba diving as the visibility is excellent, paragliding, horseriding on Patara Beach or kayaking around the sunken ruins at Kekova.
Kalkan Beach Park is a fun-filled water park located right on the beach, only a few kilometres away from the villa.
Kids will love using the water slide to jump into the sea and trampoline situated in the water! It's easy to spend the whole day here as there is plenty to do, even if that just means relaxing with a colourful alcohol-free mocktail specially created for kids!
At Patara Amphitheatre kids can use their imaginations to delve into times gone by. The ruins which are now partly buried in the sand are a fascinating site and slice of history.
Built all the way back in 147 A.D, the theatre is an example of ancient Turkey and is a great way for kids to get a history lesson without them realising. The views from the top of the site are inspiring and present lovely and memorable photo opportunities that will turn into lifelong memories.
Kids Activities Close-by
- Beach Nearby
- Walk to Restaurant
- Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
- Tourist Towns & Villages
- Historical Sites
- Daily pool & garden care
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
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!
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. You must obtain a visa prior to departure via the following Turkish Government Website. Please refer to the Electronic Visa Application System or the Turkish Consulate if you do not hold a British passport.
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||Credit card details may be requested as guarantee|
|Arrival time||3 pm|
|Departure time||10 am|
|Energy costs included?||Included in the rental price|
|Linen & towels included?||Linen & towels are included in the rental price|
|Pets welcome?||Pets are not allowed|
|End of stay cleaning included?||Included in the rental price|
|Smoking Allowed?||No smoking inside the villa|
|Insurance||It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property|
|Pool heating charge?||500 TL per week. Please let us know in advance|
|Internet access?||The property has complimentary Wifi connection. It is good to note that the speed is dependent on local provider and technical issues may cause reduced speed or cut of service|
|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|
Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:
|Sep 14th 2019 - Sep 16th 2019||£3,618|
|Sep 16th 2019 - Oct 1st 2019||£2,682|
|Oct 1st 2019 - Nov 1st 2019||£1,341|
|Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 29th 2019||£1,208|
|Dec 29th 2019 - Mar 29th 2020||£1,265|
|Mar 29th 2020 - Apr 28th 2020||£1,341|
|Apr 28th 2020 - May 29th 2020||£2,011|
|May 29th 2020 - Sep 13th 2020||£3,618|
|Sep 13th 2020 - Sep 28th 2020||£2,682|
|Sep 28th 2020 - Oct 29th 2020||£1,341|
|Oct 29th 2020 - Mar 17th 2021||£1,208|
Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:
|Sep 14th 2019 - Sep 16th 2019||€3,890|
|Sep 16th 2019 - Oct 1st 2019||€2,883|
|Oct 1st 2019 - Nov 1st 2019||€1,442|
|Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 29th 2019||€1,299|
|Dec 29th 2019 - Mar 29th 2020||€1,360|
|Mar 29th 2020 - Apr 28th 2020||€1,442|
|Apr 28th 2020 - May 29th 2020||€2,163|
|May 29th 2020 - Sep 13th 2020||€3,890|
|Sep 13th 2020 - Sep 28th 2020||€2,883|
|Sep 28th 2020 - Oct 29th 2020||€1,442|
|Oct 29th 2020 - Mar 17th 2021||€1,299|
Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:
|Sep 14th 2019 - Sep 16th 2019||$4,329|
|Sep 16th 2019 - Oct 1st 2019||$3,209|
|Oct 1st 2019 - Nov 1st 2019||$1,605|
|Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 29th 2019||$1,446|
|Dec 29th 2019 - Mar 29th 2020||$1,514|
|Mar 29th 2020 - Apr 28th 2020||$1,605|
|Apr 28th 2020 - May 29th 2020||$2,407|
|May 29th 2020 - Sep 13th 2020||$4,329|
|Sep 13th 2020 - Sep 28th 2020||$3,209|
|Sep 28th 2020 - Oct 29th 2020||$1,605|
|Oct 29th 2020 - Mar 17th 2021||$1,446|
Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.
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