Palm 5, Terrace Life, Gocek
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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Located in a peaceful residential development in Gocek, the apartment is ideal for those who'd like a luxury, relaxing "home from home" whilst on holiday.
There is a fully fitted kitchen for self-catering, alternatively there are lots of great quality restaurants just along the road in Gocek Marina for those who wish to completely relax on holiday.
Other equipment includes Water Cooler, TV, DVD Player, IPhone/IPod docking station/charger with speakers.
The rear balcony has sea views and overlooks one of the communial pools and sun-terrace which is bathed in sunshine all day and makes the ideal place for lazy days in the sun, there are 4 communal pools in total. For the more energetic there are the on-site tennis courts and water-sports at various resorts just along the coast.
Gocek is a beautiful rural village with the bonus of a number of marinas along its part of the coast, there are plenty of shops, restaurants and bars but none of the crowds found at the more tourist-centred destinations. If you are looking for noise, crowds and lively nightlife, this is not the place for you.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Inlice 4 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||400 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 22 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Private tennis court, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is newly decorated and furnished, there is balcony furniture for the rear balcony and sun-loungers on the sun-terrace.
All the equipment was brand new for last season and the apartment's windows and doors are fly-screened allowing you the choice of open windows rather than aircon if you prefer.
Other equipment includes Water Cooler, TV, DVD Player, IPhone/IPod docking station/charger with speakers.
An English speaking apartment manager is on site for queries and various services e.g. shopping, fresh bread morning delivery, car hire, laundary etc. (services fees payable locally).
The apartment is freshly cleaned and provided with freshly laundered linen and towels for your arrival
Welcome Pack with consumables is provided for your arrival
6 dedicated sun-loungers on the pool terrace, sun-lounger cushions and parasol provided
Local information, guide books and phrase book provided for use during your stay
Sea front marinas are a short walk from the apartment
Local shops, markets and restaurants all within walking distance
Free shuttle bus to Inlice beach from village centre (10 mins. journey)
Secure, gated, residential complex with 24 hour security staff on site
Airport transfers can be arranged
Car Hire can be arranged
Payment by Credit Card, Debit Card, PayPal or Cheque
Refundable £100 security deposit required on arrival (refunded on departure)
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
The climate is Mediterranean and generally the hottest months of the year are July and August when the daytime temperature hovers at around 35°C. The cooler months of December, January and February see the daytime temperature drop to between 2°C and 11°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 27 inches with December and January usually being the wettest months of the year. Gocek is popular with sailors and land lovers alike. It is also well known with the international yachting community and it's 6 marinas are a sight to behold. A little further afield there are the mud baths of Dalyan or the famous beach of Olu Deniz.
There are many different activities on offer in and around Gocek anything from taking a boat trip to explore the coves around the bay to trekking in the hills.
There are also historical sights to see in any given direction like the Lycian Rock Tombs which are the resting places of the kings of Caunos.
These have been carved in the style of Lycian rock tombs which date back to 400BC. As the tombs are set high up into the cliff face the best way to see them is to take a boat up the stream.
Gocek 12 island boat trip is a fantastic day out. During the trip there are five stops including Cleopatra's Bath, Bedri Rahmi, Aquarium Bay, Ancient Shipyard and Pancake Island. The boat stops for about 45 minutes in each bay for swimming, snorkelling or you can soak up the sun on deck.
Saklikent Gorge is something different to experience on your holiday. This is a pleasant walk that takes you through the canyon. As the walls of the gorge are steep the sun never reaches the floor, if you are brave enough you can wade into the cool, refreshing stream. There are some small restaurant inside and outside the gorge which are famous for their delicious fresh trout.
Many people go to visit the mud baths of Dalyan where you can cover yourself head to toe in the cleansing and healing mud whilst relaxing in the sun as it dries. If mud isn't for you then you can spend some time relaxing in the sulphur pools. For those who enjoy water sports Gocek offers snorkelling, swimming, scuba diving and windsurfing while Olu Deniz is great for paragliding.
Why not try a White Water Rafting tour on Dalaman River.
If you enjoy horse riding Fethiye offers horse riding courses and excursions.
Places of interest around the Gocek area:
- Fethiye Amyntas Tomb: (Lycian rock cut tombs from 4th century)
- Telmessos: once a prominent city and a centre of the prophecy
- Cadianda: city dating back to the 4th century
- Letoon: ancient site, former the cult centre of Lycia.
- Temple of Leto and his children Artemis and Apollo(Beautiful mosaic).
- Sidyma: an important Roman city(Beautiful mosaic).
- Xanthos: the largest city in Lycia (86 km)
- Patara: founded in the 4th century BC by Lycia. Birthplace of St. Nicholas. Oldest city of Lycia.
- Myra: Was the centre of pilgrimage of St. Nicholas
- Kaunos: Lycian city situated on the canal with beautiful rock tombs and the famous Iztuzu beach with the loggerhead Turtles (30 km)
- Oludeniz – dead sea. The most photographed shot on the Turkish coast. A lagoon surrounded by pine trees mountains. (41 km)
- Kayakoy – the city of ghosts. (42 km)
- Saklikent – Hidden city. 18 km natural canyon with waterfalls, mud bath and of mystic beauty (67 km)
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28 Jul 2014
Perfect holiday, everybody was very friendly and helpful, the apartment was very spacious, well equipped and clean, the pool area is also very clean and tidy and relatively quiet, the town of gocek i… More
7 Jun 2014
"Relaxing stay in beautiful Gocek"
From our first enquiry, everything about our booking and stay in this lovely apartment has been perfect. I almost want to keep this place hidden! Sybil, the owner could not have been more helpful, r… More
I'm so pleased you had such a lovely holiday, albeit it the weather was unusually unsettled. You are most welcome to return to Palm 5 and to benefit from my "returning guests discount". Thank you for taking time to write your review.
9 Nov 2013
I agree wholeheartedly with the previous reviewers about the location, amenities, comfort and convenience of this lovely apartment. All the booking and transfer arrangements were well organised and s… More
Thank you for your review, so glad you enjoyed your stay at Palm 5.
2 Nov 2013
"Perfect unwind holiday."
Palm 5 is a lovely apartment which is spacious, bright and very well equipped with everything you need. Having screens on doors and windows is wonderful as we do like windows open but had the added bo… More
So glad you enjoyed your stay at Palm 5, you're welcome back at any time.
28 Sep 2013
"Picture perfect Palm 5"
'Palm 5' on the Terrace Life site is a lovely clean, bright and spacious place in which to spend a very relaxing two weeks in Gocek. The apartment is well appointed, the furnishings are new … More
I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay at Palm 5, Gocek and I can see from your generous compliments, you appreciated the apartment's many attractive (and practical features). I would be happy to welcome you back anytime.
10 Sep 2012
Clean spacious well equipped apaprtment, including sky tv, dvd dish washer and washing machine.
Transfers arranged good price and met on time.
Small friendly complex with on hand manager and 24 hour security.
Good sizes pool.
10 minuite walk to beautiful harbour excellent restaurants,boats and bars. Must do 12 island cruise, other activities arranged or hire car, all between 30 minutes to 1 hour away.Mud baths at Dalyan, busy market in Fethyie, St Georges gorge an exhilarating experience. Will definitely worth a return visit.
Really pleased you enjoyed your stay, you are welcome to return to my Gocek home anytime you wish
11 Jun 2012
"Great base for exploring with a lovely pool at the end of the day"
This apartment was all that we had hoped for and excellent value for money. It has a fantastic sea view from the balcony and is cool and spacious in the heat. Really useful to have a washing machine, dishwasher and DVD player! Lack of wifi was solved by taking the managers advice and going to the helpful garden restaurant nearby. The weather was unusually wet while we were in Turkey but this didn't dent our pleasure at all. We hired a car and travelled north as far as Cannakale, south to Kas and inland to Pammukale and visited many other places inbetween. Gocek is a charming place to wander with lots of nice places to eat and we loved the little local beach 5 minutes south of there, so different to the smart beach at the end of the Mariana, which was very civilised. Umut the manager on site was very helpful, even leaping out of his bath to take us to the airport when our transfer was late.
I'm so pleased you had a great holiday. WiFi is available in most of the bars and restuarants in Gocek where the proprieters are always happy to provide you with the pass-key to log-on.
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