Our home in the sun!
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Visit our well equiped, spacious 3 bedroomed self catering Duplex Apartment with shared pool, ideal for a relaxing family holiday. Centrally located just a 10 minutes stroll from Altinkum's main beach and promenade boasting a wide variety of restaurants, bars and shops. The Main Street is just 600m away, and 500m from Medusa Disco which is the most famous disco of Didim. A short 10 minutes walk to the bus stop and catch a Dolmus (local mini-bus) to Didim town, local markets, Soke, Akbuk, Apollo Temple and Aqua park.
With a well equipped kitchen, hot & cold air-conditioning in all rooms, its a real home from home. The apartment offers 2 private spacious sunny roof terraces, accessed from the first floor. Ideal for enjoying a relaxing day sun bathing, BBQ's and entertaining the family on one of the two roof terraces. The lounge leads onto a sunny balcony which overlooks the shared pool and nature reserve, ideal for alfresco dining.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Golden Sands 500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bodrum 80 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Safe|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is set over 2 levels, separated by a spiral marble staircase. Furnished to a high standard offering 2 double bedrooms (1 with bunk beds), 1 large L-shaped twin room, 1 bathroom, 1 shower room, 2 balconies (1 overlooking the nature reserve) and 2 large sun terraces (1 overlooking the pool and nature reserve).
The ground floor has a large entrance leading to an open plan lounge/dining area which incorporates a modern well equipped kitchen perfect for the self-caterer, with a door leading to a sunny balcony overlooks the nature reserve, for alfresco dining . The main bathroom has a corner shower unit, sink, vanity unit, toilet and washing machine. The spacious master bedroom is tastefully furnished for a relaxing atmosphere with double bed, 3 door wardrobe, 4 draw chest, and bedside cabinet, with a door leading onto a second balcony. The second bedroom with bunk beds, 2 door wardrobe, 4 draw chest and a door leading to the shared sunny balcony with the lounge.
First floor, through the door at the top of the stairs is the first of 2 spacious private sunny roof terraces, excellent for sunbathing, with sunloungers. The large L-shaped twin bedroom with 2 single beds, 2 door wardrobe, 4 draw chest and a door leading to the second private sunny roof terrace (overlook the nature reserve). The second bathroom has a bath with shower over, sink, vanity unit, toilet and water boiler (no worries about hot water).
General: Air conditioning (all bedrooms and lounge) TV with built in CD player, small I-Pod docking station
Standard: Kettle, Toaster,TV/DVD Player, Smoothy maker, Convection oven
Utilities: Gas/Electric Hob, Small oven, Fridge/Freezer, Washing machine, Clothes dryer, Iron and Ironing board, Vacuum cleaner
Other: Bed linen, bath towels and beach towels provided.
Rooms: Bedrooms (3), Bathrooms (1), Shower room (1) WCs (2)
Furniture: Single beds (4), Double bed (1), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 6, Sleeps maximum of 6
Outdoors: Balcony (2) one with White outdoor table and 4 chairs , Private Roof Terrace (2) one with outdoor table , 4 chairs and family size BBQ, other terrace has 4 Sun loungers.
Further details indoors:
Mosquito nets fitted to all windows
Selection of books
Bed linen, towels and beach towels are provided.
|Further details outdoors|
The apartment has the luxury of 2 large private roof terraces and 2 balconies (1 overlooking the nature reserve) at the front and side of the property, with tables, chairs, parasol and sun-loungers.
Transfers from airport can be arranged with our key holder, see transfer charges (payable locally).
English-speaking representative (key holder) on hand to answer any questions.
Welcome packs can be provided if required (payable locally).
No pets allowed.
No smoking inside the apartment please, outside on balconies and terraces is acceptable with care.
End of stay cleaning not included (payable locally).
The Aegean Coast region
The Aegean Coast region
Altinkum lies on the western, Aegean, coast of Turkey and is a small, lively and friendly resort suitable for families and couples alike. The climate is typically Mediterranean, ranging from around 13-15ºC in winter to upwards of 40ºC in summer.
There are many places of interest in the region. ie. Temple of Apollo, Turtle Beach, Pamukkale and the renown ruins of Ephesus are less than 2 hours away. The major port of Kusadasi is also less than 2 hours away and plenty of local tour operators who you can arrange your trips with if you wish.
The main holiday season runs from the beginning of May to the end of October.
Altinkum is small and quiet, making it perfect for families with young children and those seeking a relaxed, easy going beach holiday. The resort town's main attractions are its three long sandy beaches that stretch from the harbour at one end of a gently shelving bay to a rocky cliff at the other end.
Little wonder that the name Altinkum means golden sands. In this resort devoted to leisure and pleasure, lazy days on the beach, perhaps indulging in some water sports, while night time is spent trying out the laid back restaurants and bars.
SHOPPING: shopping opportunities, in haggling Turkish style, abound along the pedestrianised seafront of Altinkum, which is packed with souvenir shops, jewellery stores and boutiques selling copies of designer clothing. The main centre is dolphin square, and a modern shopping complex called the Didyma shopping mall not far away. A must visit is the lively Saturday market where you can find all sorts of bargains and fresh local produce. I am sure you will see fruit and veg. you cannot identify and those you can will sometimes be of a colossal size. Go early - less crowded and try your bargaining skills.
Self caterers will find all the provisions they need with 5 supermarkets, Bim, Sok, Midi Tansas, Carrefour and Migros between the seafront and Didim town centre.
RESTAURANTS: Altinkum is bursting with good restaurants serving most forms of internatinal cuisine, most supply a car service just arrange a time to be picked up. Head towards Didim and try the locals' eating places incredible value for money, fabulous food all made with fresh ingredients.
NIGHTLIFE: while it is not as rowdy as the major Turkish resorts of Bodrum and Kusadasi, those who wish to indulge will find plenty of after dark entertainment and fun in Altinkum, where nightlife is centred mainly in Dolphin Square, bars along the sea front promenade and with 3 nightclubs to choose from your spoil for choice. Everything from disco dancing, karaoke and belly-dancing to bingo and pool is on offer.
ACTIVITIES: there are sun beds and umbrellas aplenty to rent on Altinkums lovely beaches, where the turquoise waters shelve gently allowing for safe swimming. Those who are more energetic can try their hand at windsurfing, jet skiing, pedaloes, a banana boat ride or perhaps a scuba diving lesson: all these activities and more are available on the beaches. A variety of tours, boat trips and excursions to surrounding resorts, towns and historic sites are available, or visitors can hop on a dolmus (mini-bus) and explore on their own.
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21 Jun 2013
We stayed for 2 weeks and had a lovely holiday. Apartment was bigger than expected and very clean with all the comforts of home. Local restaurants serving good food, with staff that made us feel ver… More
2 Feb 2013
"Not my cuppa tea!"
I am going to keep this review real and say this Apt does not have a "private" pool, it also faces out onto waste land and not a nature reserve.
I rented this Apt for 6weeks, there are 2 restaurants nearby serve great food the owners are really welcoming.
16 Sep 2012
I stayed here with my husband and 3 young children. The apartment was spacious, clean and very well equipped with everything you could need on a self catering holiday. There is a good sized private pool with sun loungers, lovely private terraces - perfect for evening barbecues if you fancy a night in. A local shop for necessities is 2 minutes away, local dolmus to take you further afield which runs every 15 minutes and the beach was only a 10 minute walk away. All in all a relaxing holiday in a lovely apartment with a great central location.
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