Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
First class self-catering 3 bedroom (one en suite), 2 bathroom, modern and high spec, luxurious detached duplex villa in a well maintained complex with private garden, large communal swimming pool and with private balcony, located on the most westerly tip of the Bodrum peninsula in Turkey, perfect sea views - perfect bliss!
Poolside / Facilities : Communal swimming pool, sunbeds, sunshades.
Equipment details :
-Living room : Sofas, chairs, coffee table, dining table and chairs, satellite TV, air conditioning.
-Kitchen : Oven/hob, fridge with freezer, washing machine, dishwasher iron, kettle, toaster, crockery, cutlery, glasses etc.
-Bedroom : Fully furnished 2 double and 1 twin bedrooms, house linens, towels.
-Bathrooms : 2 fully fitted bathrooms (shower rooms),1 WC, hair dryer.
-Nearest beach : less then 5 minutes walk.
-Nearest shop : less then 5 minutes walk
-Local transport : less then 5 minutes walk
-Gundogan town centre : less then 5 minutes drive.
-Bodrum town centre : 18 km
-Airport : 45 km
Free services : Free WiFi internet connection.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Gündogan/Küçükbük 300 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|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
|General||Air conditioning, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
Bodrum was known in ancient times as Halikarnas. It was the birthplace of Herodotus and the site of King Mausolou's Tomb (4th century B.C.), as well as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. In the harbour Bodrum Castle, or the medieval castle of St. Peter, is a classic example of 15th century crusader architecture, and has been converted into the Museum of Underwater Archeology, with remains dating as far back as the Bronze Age. The stunning scenic view from Goktepe, nearby, is much photographed by visitors to the Museum's 2nd century theater.
This impressive medieval castle built by the Knights of Rhodes guards the entrance to Bodrum's dazzling blue bay, in which the Aegean and the Mediterranean Seas meet. The town's charm is well-known, attracting a diverse population of vacationers who stroll along its long palm-lined waterfront, while elegant yachts crowd the marina.
Not far from town, you can swim in absolutely clear, tideless, warm seas. Underwater divers, especially, will want to explore the numerous reefs, caves and majestic rock formations. The waters offer up multicolored sponges of all shapes and sizes, octopi and an immense variety of other sea life.
The reputation of Bodrum's boatyards dates back to ancient times, and even today, craftsmen are still building the traditional yachts: the Tirhandil with a pointed bow and stern, and the Gullets with a broad beam and rounded stern. The latter, especially, are used on excursions and pleasure trips, and in the annual October Cup Race.
Bodrum has gained the reputation as the center of the Turkish art community with its lively, friendly and Bohemian atmosphere and many small galleries. This community has encouraged an informal day-time life style and a night-time of excitement. The evenings in Bodrum are for sitting idly in one of the many restaurants, dining on fresh seafood and other Aegean specialties. Afterwards night clubs (some with cabaret) and superb discos keep you going until dawn.
The beautiful Bodrum Peninsula suits holidaymakers interested in a quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Enchanting villages, with guest-houses and small hotels on quiet bays, dot the peninsula. On the southern coast, Bardakci, Gümbet, Bitez, Ortakent, Karaincir, Bagla and Akyarlar have fine, sandy beaches. Campers and wind-surfers enjoy Gümbet, and at Bitez colorful sail boards weave skillfully among the masts of yachts in the bay. On shore you can enjoy quiet walks through the orange and tangerine groves bordering the beach.
Ortakent has one of the longest stretches of sandy beach that you will find in the area and offers an ideal place for relaxing in solitude. One of the most beautiful beaches on the Bodrum peninsula, Karaincir, is ideal for lively active days by the sea and relaxed, leisurely evenings with local villagers. Finally, Akyarlar enjoys a well-deserved reputation for the fine, powdery sand of its beach, it's also considered as one of the best beaches in the world.
Turgutreis, Gumusluk and Yalikavak, all with excellent beaches, lie on the western side of the peninsula and are ideal for swimming, sunbathing and water sports. In Turgutreis, the birthplace of a great Turkish Ottoman admiral of the same name, you will find a monument honoring him. In the ancient port of Myndos, Gümüslük, you can easily make many friends with the hospitable and out-going local population. In Yalikavak white-washed houses with cascading bougainvillea line narrow streets. Small cafes and the occasional windmill create a picturesque setting.
Activities on the Bodrum Peninsula
It could be argued that the main reason people choose to holiday in Turkey is for the sunshine, beaches, water sports activities and lively nightlife - which is probably true - but there are so many other ways to enjoy yourself here on the Bodrum peninsula - listed below are 7 of our favourites:-
(1) Traditional Turkish Bath at Bodrum Hamami
(2) Dedeman Aqua Park Bodrum
(3) Bodrum Castle and Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology
(4) Turgutreis Country Ranch
(5) Bodrum Oasis Centre
(6) Bodrum Golf Club
(7) Bazaar/(Market) Days
MARKET DAYS IN AND AROUND BODRUM
Tuesdays Bodrum (fabrics and clothing)
Wednesdays Gümüslük and Ortakent
Thursdays Bodrum (food) and Yalikavak
Fridays Bodrum (food) and Bitez
Saturdays Turgutreis (food and clothing)
Sundays Mumcular and Gumbet
Introduction to Küçükbuk
Küçükbuk, which translates to “Small Bay”, lives up to it's name. Even though there aren't a lot of amenities here besides a selection of small pensions, eateries and a few shops, Gündogan is only about a couple of kilometres away, where there are more shops, restaurants and amenities within easy reach. It is a small, pleasant village situated between Gündogan and Hebil Koy, and is a part of the Gündogan municipality.
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