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Excellent 5/5 11 reviews

Your villa is right beside the pool!

Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 1km

Beautifully furnished, spacious, 3 bedroom villa overlooking the large shared swimming pool set in a landscaped development.

Large terrace for al-fresco dining and barbecues. 2 upstairs balconies with stunning views. The beautiful town and harbour area are a pleasant 20 minute walk along the promenade. There is always someone on hand to help with any needs or queries you may have.

Your villa has, without a doubt, the best views in this small and exclusive development. And situated as it is overlooking the pool it really is in THE prime position.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach 1 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dalaman 150 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 Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The villa is ideal for families and couples alike. No expense has been spared in furnishing it from the comfortable sofas to the king-size bed in the master bedroom. Sliding doors lead onto the large terrace where you can relax in the evening on the swinging chairs sipping a chilled wine and look over the illuminated swimming pool to the lights of the town beyond.

We have a large selection of DVDs including kids viewing. If you would rather not watch TV there is a selection of board games and books. Wireless internet has recently been installed and we've also recently installed an iPod docking station so bring yours along and listen to your favourite tunes whilst relaxing (this will also charge your iPod, so no need for heavy chargers in your luggage!!) Upstairs in the master bedroom we have a set of binoculars which will enhance the already fantastic views. Great for budding astonomers as well!!

I have recently purchased a baby cot which is ideal for babies up to 2 years, it will also double as a play pen as it is soft and comfortable.

Further details outdoors

Just a stones throw from some small local shops or 15 minutes walk from the large supermarket (Migros)

There is a large pool and a children's splash pool surrounded by a sunbathing area (sunbeds included). I have recently bought 3 extra sunbeds just in case all the poolside ones are taken. I will also be supplying 2 high quality Italian made mountain bikes for you explore the area.

There is a local representative living nearby who is easily contactable and always ready to help with any queries or maintenance issues. He speaks perfect English and is a personal friend of mine.

Further details

Upon request I will arrange a welcome pack for your arrival (milk, fruit, cheese, bread, water, wine, beers..anything you like really!)

The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region

The Datça – or to give it its Ottoman name, Resadiye – peninsula is renowned throughout Turkey for its natural beauty and climate. Strabon of Cappadocia (56BC – 21AD), one of the first philosophers to relate climate to health, said, “God sends his subjects to whom he wants to give long and healthy lives to Datça…” We can’t promise you that but we can certainly guarantee an unforgettable experience!

The road from Marmaris follows the spine of the peninsula with dramatic and panoramic views of the Aegean on one side and the Mediterranean on the other. The beach at Ovabuku just 20 minutes drive away is the best beach in Turkey according to the Guardian....

Picturesque coves with crystal clear waters are spread along the route leading to the harbour town of Datça.

Datça has a very Turkish feel with relatively few foreign visitors. A wide choice of restaurants is spread between the two natural harbours and the overall environment allows you to get a real feel for traditional Turkish life.

Pine forests are intermingled with oak, myrtle, gum and carob trees. Almond trees, olive and citrus groves, grapevines and all manner of herbaceous plants are there to be discovered as you explore the mountains, valleys and plains of the peninsula.

The region is particularly historically rich as it was one of the most important commercial and cultural centres throughout the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean from the times of Ancient Greece through to the Byzantium Period.

The ancient site of Knidos was the centre of all this activity.

The villages of the Datça Peninsula provide the ideal location for those looking to escape completely from modern-day tourism as we know it. There’s plenty for the active to experience, but it’s also a great place to just relax.


Datca is less than an hours drive from the bustling resort of Marmaris but the pace of life here is slower and more relaxing. The locals are really friendly and welcoming. The town has plenty of great shops and restaurants (especially if you're keen on trying the local cuisine). Our personal favourite is the new restaurant at the historic renovated windmill just outside the town. They make all their own food and I can assure you that you won't be dissapointed.

There is a great beach beside the harbour in the town area and plenty more coves and beaches just a few minutes drive or a bus ride away. Boat trips are available to the nearby Greek Isles, the large resort of Bodrum or to the ancient ruins of Knidos at the end of the peninsula. There are sailing schools and diving clubs available along with a great new waterpark/restaurant just 10 minutes drive away. Hiking is a popular pastime in the mountainous terrain.

Every Saturday there is a large market in the town which is a must for bargain hunters.

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Review 1-10 of 11

30 May 2014


"Excellent Place Datca"

No word with the villa. Riviera is the best place to stay in Datca. It is cheap and very comfortable. You can walk to the city center. Car is the best option for the beaches but also there are good pl… More

I'm so happy this Turkish family enjoyed their trip. Turkey is a beautiful country so when even they are blown away by the beauty of Datca, you know it must be good!

9 Sep 2013


"A Long-Awaited Trip That Didn't Disappoint"

This review is long overdue I'll admit, but time has not clouded my memory of what was one of the most memorable, enjoyable trips I've ever had the pleasure of going on. The villa itself was… More

6 Sep 2013


"Gotcha Datca"

The epitome of Turkish family hospitality in a welcoming, spacious and artistic environment. Complete casualness is the mode.… More

18 Oct 2012


"Schöne Villa - ideal für einen Familienurlaub!"

Wir (Familie mit drei Kindern im Teenager-Alter) haben uns in der Villa sehr wohl gefühlt. Großzügige Räume, ausreichend Platz für jeden, zwei Badezimmer, drei Balkone, davon ein sehr großer mit… More

17 Sep 2012


"Spacious, stylish, quiet villa - a home from home"

First of all, I would just like to say how hospitable and helpful Stephen, the owner, is. Nothing is too much trouble and everything you need is right there in the villa, including 2 lovely new mountain bikes! We stayed for 4 nights at the end of August with our 2 young boys, who absolutely loved the pool and would have stayed in it all week if we had let them! A lovely villa and beautifully appointed with everything you will need for a great holiday.

Villa - very spacious with two balconies, the top one affording great views over the sea to Simi. 2 out of 3 bedrooms were air-conditioned which is a necessity in the Summer months. The pool area is very nice too with privately owned sunbeds and a splash pool for younger children.

Location - out of the way of Datca centre and thus immune to the wailing of the mosque but near enough to get in and out of by way of a local bus (every half hour) or taxi. There are a couple of local shops/small supermarket nearby for essentials.

Out and about - aside from the main beaches in Datca and the mud bath, you should take the bus from the central station to Mesiduye, a lovely quiet beach with a couple of nice restaurants. Takes about 30-40 minutes and costs £2-3 each way. Also, take a boat out for the day, either privately (although this can be costly in high season) or on a day-trip to Knidos. Use Migros for your main shop but the market for specifics such as salad (the rocket is fantastic) and other veg. Food in restaurants is fairly priced although alcohol is very expensive but you can haggle this down a bit (before you sit down though). The Windmill is also a lovely restaurant a short taxi ride out of town with lots of superb meat dishes on the menu but hardly any fish as Zaynep, the chef, doesn't like cooking that!

Overall, a very relaxed and enjoyable stay, definitely one to remember. Thank you Stephen.

11 Aug 2012


"Great villa in a lovely part of Turkey"

We very much enjoyed staying at the villa, which has everything you need for a comfortable holiday. Datca is a lovely town that still remains relatively free of mass tourism. Both the owner and the villa manager in Turkey were very helpful. The whole family had a relaxing holiday and we would definitely come here again.

25 Jun 2012


"Holiday in unspoilt area of Turkey"

We have just returned from a holiday to this villa. The accommodation is comfortable, with stunning views from the 1st floor. The site where the villa is situated is very quiet and there was always ample room around the swimming pool. It is a pleasant walk along the seafront into Datca town which is relatively unspoilt by tourism. Would recommend taking a phrasebook as not many people speak English in the town, but the people are very friendly and helpful. There are some lovely bays to visit. We hired a car which we found convenient but most places could be reached by dolmus or boat. We would definitely return and recommend it as a quiet holiday retreat.

9 Nov 2011


"Feels like home."

The villa is situated a 20 minute walk from town. Because we were staying during the off season only 2 other villas were in use. So it was quiet and lovely. This villa is situated in the middle of the… More

I'm so glad these guests enjoyed their stay. I was a little concerned because it was during November when Datca is a lot quieter and you cannot guarantee the usual great summer weather but this review shows that no matter when you visit Datca you'll have a relaxing and enjoyable holiday.

10 Oct 2011


"Beautiful peaceful place"

We had a great holiday, the location is great . The villa is fab. The views from the windows are amazing. Its in a quite area and you can walk into the town in 20mins. Its a pretty walk into a friendly fishing village with loads of restaurant and bars .
The locals are very honest and don't seem to be able to do enough for you. The owner was very helpful. He also has a local contact who was very helpful too. 100% positive and great value.

29 Jul 2011


"Lovely villa to hire"

This will be our third year returning to the villa in Dacta. As a family that enjoys quiet restful holidays this is perfect for us. We have experienced great service and attention from the owner, Stev… More

I am so happy to welcome back this family again. The simple fact that they continue to return year after year will hopefully give potential new guests confidence that coming to Datca and staying at our villa is a GREAT decision!

Review 1-10 of 11

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