Marina Bay Villa Altinkum
Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7
This spacious semi detached villa is located on a small complex in Imbat, just outside of Altinkum, and is set in a peaceful location but is close to the beach.
There is a large lounge area which leads onto a large terrace which overlooks the communal swimming pool. There is a kitchen area that is separate to the lounge, and also leads outside to a balcony. There is a WC downstairs.
On the First Floor there are 3 bedrooms - 2 Double Bedrooms and 1 Single, the bedrooms all have air con units and remotes and have balconies. The bedrooms all have a wardrobe and a bedside table (2 bedside tables in the doubles). There is a wetroom which is also where the washing machine is located.
On the 2nd Floor there is 1 further double bedroom with wardrobe and 2 bedside tables, and an air con unit. This bedroom leads onto the balcony/roof terrace. There is access to this balcony from the landing at the top of the stairs, there is a BBQ too. There is a Family bathroom.
The balconies have views overlooking the picturesque bay and the beach is approximately 5 minutes walk. There is a small market shop which sells the essentials bread, milk etc and this is also a 5 minute walk away. If you wish to shop at larger supermarkets this is approximately a 10-15 minute drive.
There is a Bar on the complex opposite and they welcome guests, they just ask that you buy drinks and do not take your own, or there is a bar which is at the end of the beach, so approximately 10 minutes walk.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Imbat Bay 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bodrum 90 km, Nearest railway: Soke 60 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
The Aegean Coast region
The Aegean Coast with its long, warm summers and short, mild winters, boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes in Turkey. In summer temperatures can reach into the 40s and with the cooling sea breezes offers the perfect holiday climate. Whether you like popular holiday resorts, secluded beaches, idyllic fishing harbours or the remains of ancient civilizations, it offers something for everyone.
Rich in scenic beauty, agricultural wealth and heartland of classical civilisations, many of the most famous legends from ancient Hellenic and Roman times can be traced to these shores. In this region where the countless events of mythology took place at almost every turn, one will counter the theatres, temples and agoras of ancient cities. There are many places of interest in the region to suit every taste - historical sites, the most famous of which is the ancient city Ephesus, dating back almost 8000 years and under excavation.
Beautiful Bafa Lake, a bird watchers paradise with many nesting sites for rare species, the mud baths of Dalyan, Turtle Beach, Pammukale, quaint winemaking villages and a host of other sights to see all within easy reach of Altinkum.
For retail therapy there is the cosmopolitan town of Bodrum with numerous shopping centres and arcades as well as an ancient castle and a large marina. Kusadasi is just one hour away and boasts one of the largest marinas in the region with luxury cruise liners mooring regularly. In Soke there is an outlet shopping arcade with restaurants and also on the road back from Soke there are many shopping outlets, these can be accessed by bus or by hiring a car.
There is a bus service (dolmus) that runs from just outside the complex entrance (seasonal) they are about every 30 minutes and will take you into Altinkum.
Altinkum means "golden sands" it is well known throughout the region for its beautiful sandy beaches and bustling beach front full of restaurants, bars and nightclubs for all the family.
It is surely one of the best holiday destinations in Turkey for British people. In this part of Turkey you will get 225 days of sunshine throughout the year. It is also a superb base for beach lovers looking to achieve the perfect tan. A dip in the clear waters of the Aegean provides the ultimate way to cool off whilst for the more energetic a variety of water sports are available.
Altinkum is a quiet resort by day but comes to life in the evenings with many restaurants and bars. The local market sells leather goods, clothes, lace and local produce. The harbour offers a good selection of boat trips to local coves and beaches that run daily throughout the summer months as well as Ferries that run to Bodrum in season.
Altinkum life centres around Dolphin Square, with its shops, pavement cafes, restaurants and nightclubs. Stroll to the end of Dolphin Square and you are faced with the stunning golden sands of Altinkum's main beach and the rich blue hues of the Aegean Sea. A right turn will lead down one side of the promenade, with more restaurants, bars and nightspots. Altinkum beaches do not stop there. Altinkum can boast of many such beaches along its coastline. At the end of the road there is a small secluded beach that has a restaurant. Further on is Third beach where you can relax on its golden sands, swim in the clear waters of the Aegean Sea or enjoy the water sports activities.
The sea shelves gently and is perfect for non-swimmers and small children. Popular for years with British holiday makers who return to the resort year after year, the pace is very laid back; the style relaxed and very friendly.
A dolmus (local bus) ride away Altinkum has its own Aqua Park.
Didim Marina Yacht Club/Hotel is an interesting place to visit; swimming pool, fitness centre, tennis court, sports facilities. There is also a shopping centre and supermarket.
The harbour offers boat trips to local islands and coves and there are ferries to Bodrum.
For a fun day out there is the the Didim aquapark which has its own regular bus service.
Altinkum is the perfect location for exploring the many places of interest in the region. The famous Temple of Apollo is just 1 km away from the centre of the resort. The ancient ruins of the city of Ephesus and the quaint winemaking village of Sirince are just one hour away. Turtle Beach, Pamukkale, Bafa Lake and the mud baths of Dalyan are within easy reach. If shopping is your thing then Altinkum has a huge covered weekly market offering everything from locally grown produce to quality leather goods and designer clothing and from June - September a nightly market offering locally made crafts, clothing and souvenirs.
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