10D Royal Valley
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
UNIQUE APARTMENT BLOCK WITH PRIVATE & COMMUNAL POOLS. Dine alfresco on the terrace, and enjoy absolutely stunning sunsets, views of the sea, and the Greek Islands. This 2 bedroom apartment is situated on a small quiet complex and is set within a block of 4, with private, and communal pools.
The nearest beach and supermarket is just a 10 minute walk down the hill. The beach has a restaurant, lounge cocktail bar, swimming pool and riding stables. Just a short stroll along the beach, canoes and windsurfers can also be hired for a small fee.
There are a number of bars and restaurants within easy walking distance. The bar at Victoria's, situated on our local beach, has themed food nights and live music. Limon, on the main road, is a gourmets delight, with spectacular views and sunsets, but you will need to book to get in.
The apartment is ideally situated in the hills just a 5 minute drive from the famous fishing village of Gumusluk (Myndos), and many other fantastic resorts each retaining their own individual character. Yalikavak, 10 mins, Turgertreis 10 mins, Bitez, 20 mins and Bodrum 25 mins. The Dolmus (bus) runs behind the block approximately every15 minutes and goes to all the local resorts.
The apartment itself boasts a large pool terrace with stunning views and sunsets. It has a solid teak table for 'al fresco' dining, and seating for up to 10 people.
The lounge/kitchen is open plan and has a large corner suite which folds out into a double sized bed settee for extra sleeping arrangements. It is furnished to a high standard, and the kitchen is fully equiped.
Both the double bedroom and twin have large wardrobes with plenty of storage space.
As well as satellite television with various news and entertainment channels, including the Disney channel, there is a wide slection of books, movies, and a flat screen TV for your use.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cukurbuk 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bodrum 57 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|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|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The satelitte TV has many English speaking channels, including, news, entertainment and childrens programs.
|Further details outdoors|
The block boasts a lovely private garden with bougainvillea trailing from the balcony and pool terraces. The BBQ is shared between the 2 apartments. There are 8 sun loungers dotted around the Private Pool for your use. The Infinity Communal Pool also has sun loungers and a small splash pool suitable for children. There is however, no guard railing around the pools and children swimming and playing around the pools should be supervised at all times.
There is plenty of parking directly behind the block, giving easy access into the apartment when bringing in luggage/shopping etc.
Linen and towels (not beach towels) are provided. A 24 hour helpline, with an English speaking representative, is on hand to answer any questions. A welcome pack gives important information about the local area, useful telephone numbers, things to do and see, what to do in an emergency, as well as local customs and laws. The swimming pools are open from 1st May - 30th October.
The changeover day is flexible, depending on other bookings. The apartment is available from 4pm on the day of arrival, and check out is by 12 noon on the day of departure.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
The South West coast of the country is one of the most spectacular holiday destinations in the Mediterranean. It offers fantastic scenery, as well as warm weather and it is astonishingly rich in historic sites.
This region of Turkey has become a gateway to world tourism, with its clean beaches, as well as its numerous resorts and many choices for entertainment.
The Bodrum peninsula has 5000 years of history, and the ancient historic sites and monuments are well worth a visit .
Gumusluk (Myndos) is the western most point on the Bodrum Peninsula and is considered to be one of the most desirable and historical areas to visit. The apartment is less than a 5 minute drive away, where Roman remains can be found beneath the sea. There are many fantastic seafood restaurants dotted along the beach where you can relax over a selection of Meze and a bottle of wine or a cold beer. A variety of water sports are also available for you to try or just relax on a sun lounger and enjoy the sun.
Turgertreis, a large marina resort and upmarket Yalikavak are only a 10 minute drive away in either direction, where you can hire a Gullet and go sailing around the beautiful coast line. Bodrum Town Centre can be reached within 25 minutes with its magnificent castle, roman ampitheatre, internationally acclaimed marina and exclusive shopping. Both Bodrum and Turgertreis have daily cruises to visit the Greek islands of Kos and Rhodes, with duty free purchases available. Each resort has its own character, market day, night-life and entertainment options, including yachting, cruising, and other water-sports.
Within easy distance of the apartment, there is a water park, golf, horseriding and the local Turkish Bath. Many of the day excusion companies will pick you up from the apartment for your added concenience should you choose not to have a hire car.
Bodrum holds numerous festivals including Bodrum Jazz Days, Bodrum Bicycle Festval, and Bodrum Diving Festival. See Gumusluk International Classical Music Festival: http://www.gumuslukfestival.org.
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9 Sep 2014
"Excellent, but no Internet."
An exceptional experience overall. Gumusluk is small but very nice. We loved the nearby towns Turgutreis and Yalikavak.Arkyarlar beach is wonderful. Also you need to try the public beach in Yalikavak,… More
Thank you for your review. Wi-Fi is currently not available at Royal Valley which and is stated on our property details. However, we are in discussions with the site manager to try to get connected for 2015. Wi-Fi is available via password in all the restaurants and bars in the local area.
21 Jul 2014
"Breathtaking views from a lovely apartment"
A great break away in this beautiful apartment. A good selection of amenities within just a 2 min drive away, and more than one town centre within a 10 min drive. We couldn't recommend enough, We… More
21 Jul 2014
"Relaxing, interesting, beautiful!"
We thoroughly enjoyed our two week stay at this wonderful apartment complex. We arrived late at night but had been given the exact satnav location of the apartment so found it very easily. The apartme… More
21 Apr 2014
"Breathtaking views, lovely apartment!"
It is truly one of the most beautiful views I have ever seen. The apartment was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. We will definitely be visiting again.… More
18 Nov 2013
"Lovely apartment, great pool, fantastic views"
We stayed in this wonderful apartment for 10 days. The whole atmosphere of the place and it's surroundings was hugely calming. From the comfortable furnishings to the fantastic poolside furniture… More
22 Aug 2013
very good pool apartment, nice furnishing, nice view over the sea and greek islands, close to supermarket, beaches,
29 Dec 2012
"Peace perfect peace"
We love this area of the peninsular with its selection of restaurants, beaches and friendly locals. There's plenty to do if you are active with a wide range of water sports available at far cheaper prices than else where in Europe. Or if you like you can simply stay at the beautifully equipped apartment and watch the ships sail by from your sunbed and enjoy the privacy of your own pool.
26 Jan 2012
"Excellent views, very cosy and brand new flat"
We stayed on this apartment for a week with my husband and my parents in August 2011. The property has breathtaking views, especially at sunset. We found the flat very clean, cosy, brand new, nice decoration with all the things you would need to spend a great week with a family. It is not the largest flat you can have but a family with 2 small kids should be fine.
There is a good sized shared swimming point right in front of the garden. We had the swimming pool to ourselves as the flat upstairs was empty. I don't know how it would be if the above flat had 4 kids using the pool while we were there. We were very lucky, I guess
As the property is high on the hills, it never gets hot so no need to worry about the 40C you normally get in Bodrum. We hardly used the AC. It was quite windy (one night we had to have dinner inside because of the wind), but I definitely prefer that to the hot temperature down in central Bodrum
You definitely need a car to stay at this property, however this is not unusual in Bodrum, apart from the Gumbet area which you should definitely avoid anyway. The road to the property was pretty bad but I am sure it will be improved
Booking was very easy and effective and we didn't have any issues throughout the holiday.
We just bought our own flat in an other part of Bodrum (Gundogan) but otherwise I would definitely consider staying here.
3 Nov 2011
"Views Sunsets and Relaxation"
Not the easiest place to find in the dark. Royal Valley is not that well known by airport transfer drivers or locals in Gumusluk. That said once you wake up the following morning you are treated to magnificent views to sea.
The apartment is a good size and well equipped. The outside patio area and comfortable sofas ensured a lot of time was spent outside enjoying the views.
The supermarket is in easy walking distance if you are reasonably fit, as the area is quite hilly. The construction of the new road ( which is estimated to be completed in six months) will bring the dolmus service to the back of the property and will make the trip to and from the village/ harbour a cheap alternative to taxis for the less active.
Good restaurants, friendly people, quiet location and spectacular views ensured an excellent holiday.
19 Oct 2011
"A touch of Double Heaven !!10C and 10D Royal Valley"
This was our second Visit to Gumusluk this summer!
I cannot expressive enough how friendly the locals are and what excellent
value for money you get when eating out. You can either go to the lovely
harbour restaurants or the small family run restaurants off the side of the road....either way there is something for everyone! or cook in and use the great BBQ whilst watching the sun set...bliss!
Watersports at very reasonable prices and superb markets to do your shopping - food and clothes, but be prepared to bargain! Brilliant Fun ! We will be back next year
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