Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Dalyan is situated on Turkey's Turquoise coast and is only 20 minutes from Dalaman airport. Transport can be arranged to and from the airport on request. Dalyan is a small town with its own harbour. There are lots of family-type bars and friendly restaurants, many of them with stunning views of the famous Caunos rock tombs.
There are many things to do and see in the area surrounding Dalyan. Take a small boat over to the ancient city of Caunos with its amphitheater and watch the sunset; visit the mud baths and thermal springs reputed to cure all ills and go home looking 10 years younger! Excursions can be organised from the villas : boat trips, snorkeling, bird-watching, horse riding, overnight trips to the world famous archaeological site at Ephesus and the petrified water cascades at Pamukkale.
Our nearest beach is the famous 7km long Iztuzu Beach which is carefully protected as turtles bury their eggs in the sand. The beach can be reached by boat or small bus. A small café/bar serves drinks and snacks.
Please note the pool is open from May to October only.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Iztuzu 12 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 30 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
|General||Air conditioning, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
Samimi sleeps up to 6 people, having 3 bedrooms altogether. There is a double and twin room on the first floor (both with ceiling fans and air conditioning) with a further attic bedroom (now also with air conditioning) which also contains 2 single beds. There are wardrobes/hanging areas in all bedrooms with numerous coathangers!
The kitchen has everything you need including Bosch washing machine, full sized gas cooker with electric oven, full sized iron board and steam iron, and large upright fridge freezer. The spacious lounge has two sets of windows, one facing the private patio area and the other to the pool area. It has a feature marble fireplace with corner settee.
Off the main living area there is a shower room/toilet and a further shower room/toilet on the first floor. Both shower rooms use a “pump” system, therefore good water pressure is guaranteed.
iPod Docking Station/speakers now available.
WiFi should be fitted for May 2014. There will be a £10 per week charge for this, payable on-site.
|Further details outdoors|
Externally, there is a large patio to the front and side of the villa, containing open and shaded areas. The shaded area consists of a covered patio under which a wooden table and six chairs sit for al fresco dining. Four sun loungers are also provided.
There is a stunning 50m pool and each villa has its own private "pod" area. Please note that the pool is open from May to October. We have found it is too cold for swimming outwith the main season. Reduced rates will be given for those using the villa outside these dates where the pool is not in use.
A welcome pack will be supplied on arrival.
Dondu, our host, will also meet you at the villa whatever time, day or night, to greet you.
We also have an English/Turkish speaking host to assist with trips or questions you have about Dalyan or the surrounding area.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
Dalyan is situated only 20 minutes from Dalaman Airport. Excursions can be organised from the villas : boat trips, snorkelling, bird-watching, horse riding, overnight trips to the world famous archaeological site at Ephesus and the petrified water cascades at Pamukkale. For those who are a little more adventurous why not try white water rafting or even a Microlite! Take a 12 island cruise on a Gulet from the stunning Gocek.
Dalyan is a beautiful place in which to stay. It is excellent for walkers and bicycle hire is a great way to explore the area. There are family-type restaurants to relax and enjoy your evening and a few bars dotted around to pass the hours away. One of our favourite trips about a 30 minute driver to Yuvarlakcay in the mountains where you can have lunch and a quick dip in the cool mountain waters. A trip to the mud baths is a must, especially if you wish to return looking 10 years younger!
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12 Aug 2014
We were a party of 4 adults who were to us very impressed by the villa which is beautiful and fully equipped. Dalyan is a fantastic holiday location. Dot and Dondu made everything so easy for us. … More
13 Jul 2014
"Lovely villa in ideal position"
Villa Samimi is a lovely villa with fab gardens. Sun or shade all day whichever you prefer. The pool is right outside the door so perfect for quick dips. Everything is lovely and clean and very well m… More
Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us. Very pleased you enjoyed your stay at Villa Samimi. It is great to get feedback for us as well as for Dondu. We shall pass on your comments to Dondu as well. It is good to know when people feel so settled somewhere :) Dalyan and Villa Samimi seem to have that effect on people! Dot and Iain
10 Jul 2014
"Wonderful, unique swimming pool"
This was our second trip to Dalyan and Villa Samimi. Dalyan is a fantastic holiday location. There is so much to do and yet also feels quite small and not too developed - a hidden gem! We wouldn'… More
Many thanks for your lovely review. Amazingly Dalyan has stayed the same and not become commercialised - we still love it for that very reason. The pool is hard to beat for us keen swimmers :) I will pass on your comments to Dondu as well.
Appreciated and hope you manage to visit the villa again. Dot and Iain
9 Nov 2013
"Lovey villa in a peaceful location with a unique pool"
outskirts of town, there is a feeling of space, and although Villa Samimi is one of a set of four villas in a row, there is no sense of being crowded with each villa having a lot of privacy. The share… More
7 Sep 2013
"A gem of a place to stay!"
We arrived in the small hours of the morning, but that was no bother. Dondu was very helpful throughout. Breakfast in the Samimi garden was a lovely way to start each day and it was a great, quiet pla… More
12 Aug 2013
"Wonderful, peaceful, fantastic!"
What can I say about Villa Samimi and Dalyan? Perfect, relaxing, friendly, historic, magical. All of this doesn't do it justice! It was quite simply the best holiday we have ever had. It was all … More
25 Jun 2013
"Brilliant Villa in a fabulous Location"
We have had a brilliant holiday staying at the Villa Samimi, so relaxing with everything you need (a home from home). Lovely meals out and people really friendly. Lots to do if you want it or you can … More
12 May 2013
"Best family holiday"
We do a lot of traveling so when I say Villa Samimi and Dalyan was one of our best holidays....I mean it! We have two boys (12 and 10). There is so much to do here. Ruins, tombs, mud baths, thermal b… More
7 Mar 2013
"An excellent villa in a great, quiet location with easy access to town."
Our holiday this year in Dalyan, staying at Villa Samimi, was voted the best family holiday yet by us all. . The villa was beautifully presented and immaculately clean, both indoors, and around the po… More
3 Nov 2012
"Perfect villa in a perfect location"
Villa Samimi is a lovely, fully equipped villa with a truly amazing pool, that although shared with the other 3 villas that is next to, was never busy at all.The villa is located in a quiet and unspoi… More
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