Mimosa, Hillview Gardens
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Number 7 Mimosa is a new fully furnished top floor apartment, finished to a very high standard. The views from the patio and from the large rooftop terrace are spectacular, especially at sunrise and sunset.
The fully air-conditioned apartment has a through-plan lounge and kitchen with doors leading to the patio. There is a sofa bed in this area, giving a total sleeping capacity for six. There is a Television and DVD Player.
The kitchen is fully equipped with Washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, full American size fridge etc. There are two bedrooms, one double with en-suite bathroom and the other, a twin bedded room. There is a second bathroom with bath and shower facility. Barbecues can be enjoyed on our roof top terrace.
If you wish to visit any of the historical sites such as Ephesus, or perhaps go on a boat trip, there is an onsite facility where you can book such trips from Reception at a reasonable cost.
There is also a shuttle bus back and forward to Yalikavak and Gumusluk, traditional fishing villages, about 15 minutes away. Yalikavak in particular is a lively spot with friendly locals and plenty of shops, restaurants and bars plus the local bazaar every Thursday. Bodrum is only 35 minutes away by local Dolmus (Turkish bus).
Apartment cleaning services plus laundry are available at a reasonable charge and can be booked and paid for at reception.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Yalikavak/Gumusluk 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bodrum Airport 57 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool, Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
The fully air-conditioned apartment has a through-plan lounge and kitchen with doors leading to the patio. There is a sofa bed in this area, giving a total sleeping capacity for six. There is a television and DVD Recorder.
The kitchen is fully equipped with Washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, full American size fridge etc. There are two bedrooms, one double with en-suite bathroom and the other, a twin bedded room. There is a second bathroom with bath and shower facility.
Hillside Gardens offers the complete package for the holiday maker. On site are the following: Cafe: Bar: Restaurant: Supermarket: Children’s Playground: 12 Pools (three children’s and one indoor heated): mini water world (great fun for children and adults alike), Sauna, Gym Centre: Ground Chess: Volleyball: Tennis: Darts: Table Tennis: Billiards: Hillside Garden Buggy Service: Personal Shopper: 24 hour Security: Coach Service to Yalikavak and Gumusluk: Airport transportation: Travel Agent facilities for booking boat trips etc. It is also planned to have a Children’s Club on site 2009 for four to twelve years old.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a patio and barbecues can be enjoyed on our roof top terrace.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
The Bodrum Peninsula is one of the most beautiful parts of Turkey’s Aegean Coast. Yalikavak is an authentic fishing village with has retained its individual character but serves its many international visitors very well. There are many idyllic beaches dotted around the coastline, many of them offering watersports. Yalikavak beach is well served by restaurants and bars. This is a peaceful and relaxing setting. The sun beds are free if you buy a drink from the bars which line the sea front.
Gumusluk, again is an authentic fishing village renowned worldwide for its fabulous fish restaurants which front its beautiful sandy beach. It occupies the site of ancient Myndos, founded by King Mausolus in about 350 BC. The remains of a sunken city lie off shore. Originally Gumusluk was famous in the region for its silver mines. Visitors can access Gumulsuk using the local dolmus, taxi or enjoy the daily boat trips which leave the harbour in Yalikavak.
The summer season runs from April to October, with temperatures ranging from 20c to 30c, peaking in July and August. However, flights now run from Manchester and Birmingham all year round.
Yalikavak is ideally placed for exploring the area by boat as there are several Gullets in the harbour which offer Aegean trips, including lunch, swimming, snorkelling, diving and sun bathing. Charter boats are also available at a reasonable price. Ferry trips to the Greek island of Kos run from Bodrum and Turgutreis on a daily basis.
Yalikavak is a traditional Turkish fishing village on the northern (quieter and less commercialised) coast of the Bodrum Peninusla. It is worth noting that Turkey has the lowest crime rate in Europe. It is a perfect retreat for those more discerning of travellers looking for a quieter holiday but within easy reach of Bodrum and Gumbet with its many all night bars and discos. Halikarnus is the largest open air disco in Europe! It is well served by the local bus service (Dolmus approx 60p to Bodrum) with routes to all resorts on the peninsula. There is no need for car hire and even if you wish to explore further afield the coach services are superb.
By day the streets are relatively quiet, while visitors lie on the beach or shelter in the shade, but after sunset Yalikavak has a lively night life with a plentiful supply of excellent restaurants and friendly bars. There are a couple of discos to cater for the younger holiday makers. The bars and taverns are visited by locals and visitors alike and are friendly and welcoming. The quality of food provided by the restaurants is excellent and will appeal to all tastes whether you would like to sample the wonderful Turkish cuisine, choose freshly caught fish or go for a large juicy steak – the choice is limitless!
Banks and Cash machines are plentiful as are local supermarkets. Makro, B&Q plus Marks and Spencer stores are all on the route to Bodrum. There is also a large open air market held in the village every Thursday where local produce of fresh fruit and vegetables is plentiful along with spices, “designer” jeans, shoes and clothes.
Activities near Bodrum
Waterpark : Horse Riding : Golf within 30 minutes drive : Fishing, all water sports.
Great for: Walking holidays, beach or lakeside relaxation, visiting historical sites, enjoying local cuisine, good nightlife.
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