Villa Mirjam Alanya Kargicak
Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Villa Mirjam is a charming villa set in its own beautiful gardens with a private pool overlooking countryside, mountains and coast. If you want total relaxation in beautiful surroundings then Villa Mirjam is perfect.
There is a large veranda overlooking the pool where you can sit, eat, read and relax. There is a further poolside terrace with good quality rattan furniture. There is also a there roof terrace with breathtaking views of the coast and the foothills of the Taurus Mountains. Here you will find a built in BBQ for tranquil evenings watching the lights of Alanya twinkle under the starry skies.
The villa is in a quiet location but within easy reach of shops, beaches, the nearby towns of Mahmutlar and the ever popular resort of Alanya. For those who are not keen on the idea of self catering, we can arrange for local restaurants to provide evening meals for you at the villa or to collect you and take you to their restaurants to eat. Larger groups or two families can be accomodated by booking another villa in close promimity on the lower row of the same site.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kargicak Beach 3 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||2.5 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Mediterranean Coast region
Alanya is a fast growing town about 135 km east of Antalya. Quite often called the pearl of the Turkish Riviera, Alanya has become well known world-wide because of its clean, sandy beaches, and crystal clear, deep blue waters mixed with the excellent climate of the Mediterranean sun.
The Villa is in the area of Alanya known as Kargicak. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty and designated national park area. Staying in this area you can enjoy unspoilt countryside yet easily access and enjoy all there is to offer in neighbouring Mahmutlar and Alanya. The city and smaller town are thriving, bustling, cosmopolitan tourist areas with plenty of nightlife, bars, restaurants, clubs and entertainment but when you have had enough you can escape to the peace and tranquility at will.
Because of its picturesque back drop of the Taurus Mountains, and its subtropical climate, many people visit Alanya both as a winter health resort and as a summer seaside resort. It is said that Alanya has more than 300 days of sunshine a year. The winters here are very mild with temperatures on a sunny day between 12c – 15c.
With guaranteed sunshine, Alanya has a wealth of amenities to suit every taste. From go-karting, to cave exploring and the incredible bargains found in the various markets.
Natural places of interest include i.e. Alanya Castle, Dimcay river , Damlatas Caves, Side, Manavgat Lakes and many, many more, Turkey is an open museum packed full of ancient history..
Month by Month Guide
JANUARY - Short days, lots of sunshine, great for walking and exploring. Also a good time for photographers. Never usually lower than 12c in nights, use the log fire and snuggle up and read your favourite book.
FEBRUARY - Days start lengthening, lots of sunshine, surprisingly warm in the day and good enough for a tan but still chilly in the shade. Great for exploring, walking, sightseeing. You see many hiking groups making their way through the Kargicak hills to the next valley. All the local businesses start frantically preparing for the new season before it gets too hot to work. Theres a great atmosphere here.
MARCH - You start seeing the first signs of Spring, with oranges ripening and wild flowers starting to shoot. Sunny, days start to lengthen and sun is higher in the sky.
APRIL.- April is usually warm and sunny but the rising temperature can cause unpredictable weather with occasional storms. The wild flowers and daisies burst through with the most gorgeous colours in the grass. The countryside is green and lush.
MAY - Wow - May is a fantastic month. The most incredible, vibrant wild flowers burst into bloom everywhere and it is a photographers dream, the weather becomes less unpredictable and you notice the air temperature rise at night as well as in the day, but it is a comfortable heat with no humidity. You start wondering if the sea and pools are warm enough and - usually - they are!
JUNE- Our favourite month. Wall to wall sunshine and very little prospect of rain or storms. Still the air is clear but the sun seems to warm your. bones and make you feel wonderful. The pools are a good temperature and the sea warms a little each day. The wild flowers start to die off but the gardens are a mass of colours as all the shrubs bloom.
JULY- Everyday of July you feel as though someone is turning the dial up so the sun becomes hotter and hotter. By the end of the month it is roasting hot and cool pools, bathing in the sea, ice- creams and cold beers are a month. The salads and fruit in the markets are succulent and juicy. You need no jackets or evening wraps. The last two weeks of July and the first two weeks of August are the hottest months I think, made to feel more so because the air can become quite humid.
AUGUST - There's only one thing to do in August - take it easy and relax. Soak up the sun and enjoy everything the villa and its gardens have to offer. Its time to realise you made a mistake not getting a car with air- conditioning and you turn the shower down to cool rather than boiling hot! Everyone slows down a pace in the glorious sizzling heat. Think snorkling, boat trips, hammocks, siesta, beer and BBQ.
SEPTEMBER - We love September. The moisture in the air clears through the month making it a hot, sunny but comfortable month. The pools are still warm, the sea remains warm but its a little easier to explore. Great month for sight seeing trips and beach walking.
OCTOBER - October is a little like April, you can be lucky and have glorious weather, or the subtle seasonal change can cause storms. They rarely last long but they can be fierce. The sun is still warm and the sea great for swimming. The pools, however, start to get very chilly all of a sudden towards the end of the month.
NOVEMBER and DECEMBER - When we first stayed in November and December we were so surprised. The sun was so warm and we enjoyed taking long walks and wandering without the heat taking its toll and exhausting you. We saw many new visitors in the region taking advantage of this hiking, bike riding and exploring the countryside. As you walk you will see farmers harvesting and drying out crops such as olives, oranges, mandarin and apples. As the months went by the sun started to drop in the sky and the days shortened but we still enjoyed the beach until 4 p.m. and swam in the sea up to around 15th December without feeling chilly.
The Turkish have started to recognise the interest many people living in Alanya have for Christmas and have started decorating their restaurants and stocking Christmas goods in the shops. Everyone here celebrates New Year.
So there you have it - Alanya is an all year resort, it certainly does not hibernate in Winter.
Alanya, Turkey ; The Resort
There is something for everyone in Alanya. It is a large, cosmopolitan town with shopping to die for! You will find a terrific range of activities and tourist attractions to suit all tastes. If you like getting involved and clubbing til dawn - you can do just that . If you want quiet, intimate restaurants and peaceful walks by the beach - you will be spoilt for choice. If you want to use the time to explore Turkey's rich and ancient history then Alanya is an ideal centre to use as a base. It is large enough to cater for everyone.
The actual town and surrounding areas offer a wide range of like watersports which include, para-sailing, jet skis, banana boats, diving, water skiing, and white water rafting, there are several water parks in and around in Alanya, there is a sea park, a new amphitheatre, boat trips, day trips, jeep safaris, and much more.
Alanya boasts 300 sunshine days per year. East of Antalya is Alanya on the southern slopes of the Taurus mountains. Alanya nestles on a rocky cape between two glorious sandy beaches 13 km long eastern beach and 3 km cleopatra beach. On the top of the cape is a fortress built in 1200 which boasts one of the most beautiful views in the area. There are many lovely restaurants to try serving superb international cuisine with breathtaking views over the mediterranean.
Alanya is a stunning holiday location boasting excellent restaurants, and a lovely marina. You can take a boat trip around the bay and you can get a ferry across to northern cyprus. Dim Cayi is definitely worth a visit with its many floating restaurants. The beaches are stunning with crystal clear water surrounded by the dramatic backdrop of the taurus mountains.
Honeymoon Villa is located in the Kargicak area and is actually the geographical end of Alanya. Kargicak tempts with its lovely beaches, coast line and an impressive green landscape.One of the last places before the mountains to the sea close. Kargicak is ideal for nature lovers. It is a quiet haven away from the big hotels or complexes. Through the slight slope in the mountains, there is always the facing to the sea and Alanya.
The village of Kargicak is small and unspoilt. By the beach there are several large supermarkets, shops for daily necessities, an excellent shopping mall some nice restaurants and bars. The bus takes approximately a 20 minutes drive to the center of Alanya. A car takes only 10 - 15 minutes. Many locals live in the area, The villa complexes in Kargicak are exclusive and prestigious and overlook farmland and plantations. . The famous "AlanyaMuz" (banana) are from this region
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