Horizon Sky Luxury Resort
Penthouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Do you want some decadent downtime in your own private paradise? Would you like to watch the sun rise above the ocean from your own bed? This stunning, stylish penthouse apartment sleeps a maximum of 4 in 1x Kingsize Bed and 2x Twin Beds. There is enough bed linen for each bed provided and enough towels for a 2 week stay for 4 people.
The apartment is all on one level with impressive open living space comprising of a perfectly proportioned high tech modern kitchen, lounge and dining area. The large full height patio doors open up onto the private terrace with its stunning panoramic views of the sea and bay of Gulluk including it's own private jacuzzi.
There are two en-suite bedrooms complete with fully fitted wardrobes and full height patio doors which open onto the terrace.
The master bedroom has a stylish en-suite bathroom complemented by his and her sinks and a full size bath with shower. The second en-suite has a shower cubicle and washing machine. Both bathrooms have European standard flush toilets and are of a very high standard seldom seen in apartments available to rent in Turkey.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||turquoise beach and private development beach. 500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bodrum 35 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, DVD player, Staffed property, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Safe|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
The Horizon Sky Resort is close to Gulluk and Bodrum. The drive from Bodrum airport takes only 45 minutes. There is a complimentary boat service between Horizon Sky and Gulluk (journey time approx. 30 mins) that runs on a regular timetable all season. There are lots of amazing restaurants and facilities in Gulluk including many large supermarkets. From here you can also catch the dolmus bus to Bodrum and Milas.
Current on-site facilities:
3 large swimming pools (inc. separate children's pool & jacuzzi), a variety of smaller swimming pools, small shop (selling essential food items & toiletries), children's play area, complimentary boat service for guests between Gulluk & Horizon Sky (journey time approx 30 mins). There is also an internet cafe and indoor sauna and steam room available too and a private beach.
|Further details outdoors|
Horizon Sky is a luxury resort. Construction started 4 years ago and phases one and two are now complete of a four phase development. There is no construction work that takes place during the high season. However, some facilities are still in the process of being constructed and this is reflected in the rental price.
The existing facilities include - There is a steam room and and sauna, small shop selling the basics, children's play area, table tennis, table football etc. You'll never be far from a cool dip in one of the private pools or the bay itself.
The Horizon Sky Resort is an environment that offers a sanctuary from the stresses of modern day life. Spend the day soaking up the 40º sun on the sundeck promenade, or sipping cocktails around one of the private pools. The relaxation gardens, pretty waterways, waterfalls and fountains, ensure a tranquil, harmonious setting.
Nestled on the sun drenched slopes of Iasos, Horizon Sky Resort occupies the perfect spot, offering the tranquillity, privacy and astonishing beauty inherent to Iasos and Horizon Sky Resort whilst being within easy reach of busy, urban life.
Horizon Sky Resort has been designed to the highest European standards in design, quality and finish, utilising only the finest in natural materials. There is internet provided free of charge and please note that it can be intermittent at times.
As all the furniture is white and of designer quality this apartment is not suitable for young children. We take couples or families with children over the age of 10. No more than two children in any family though. It is an ideal honeymoon venue!
The development is built into a hillside and there are a number of steps up to the penthouse and so it is not suitable for those with a walking disability or young children with buggies.
Internet is not available in the apartment but is available in the internet cafe on site.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
Horizon Sky Beach Resort is situated in the beautiful and historically protected area of 'Iasos' (pronounced ee-ya-sos) a region of Bodrum in the gulf of Gulluk.
The area has much historical and cultural significance leading to stringent laws now curbing commercial inference and property development. Horizon Sky is also located in close proximity of Bodrum International Airport, operating flights throughout the summer season.
With the summer months having an average air and sea temperature in excess of 20 degrees, and an annual average rainfall of only 22 days, only 2 days of which are between June and September.
The Mediterranean climate of Gulluk and Bodrum enjoys mild winters and warm summer weather, with highs of more than 34°C / 93°F in July and August. Bodrum's summer months are reliably sunny.
While summers can get blisteringly hot at times, particular during the hottest months of July and August, the area benefits from the cooling prevailing wind, the Meltemi, which blows refreshing crisp winds from the Aegean from May through to October.
Horizon Sky Beach Resort
Winner of the best developer in Turkey 2010 award with both OPP and Bloomberg. Horizon Sky is the first development in the Bodrum area which will eventually provide an American style clubhouse providing an extensive array of sophisticated lifestyle facilities. Complete with its own beach, the resort will incorporate 12 swimming pools, a rooftop restaurant, mini golf, a sports bar, pool bars, fitness centre, landscaped botanic gardens, relaxation zones and instant free Wi-Fi facilities.
The castle town of Bodrum can be easily reached via water taxi to Gulluk, a pretty coastal village set below a picturesque mountain backdrop. A 35min drive from Gulluk in either a taxi or the local dolomus bus will take you to Bodrum, a buzzing thriving, artisan community where tradition goes hand in hand with designer labels, jewellery and leather goods amid local street markets.
Gulluk Fishing Village
Located in Mandalya Bay on the Aegean Sea, the Turquoise Coast, Gulluk is a peaceful, quiet fishing village with an abundance of restaurants and cafes serving locally caught fish, primarily sea bass and bream. Gulluk has several supermarkets and local shops selling fresh local produce,
The free Horizon Sky private water taxi is based in the harbour and provides regular trips across the bay to the resort for all visitors. Download boat timetable.
The town of Bodrum is steeped in culture, history and tradition, offering plenty to be explored.
The Castle of the Knights of St John
After the castle in Izmir was destroyed in 1402, the Ottoman Empire granted the Knights of Rhodes to build another elsewhere.
The Knights of St. john used stone from the fallen remains of the Mausoleum and burned marble in pits to produce lime. Taking almost a century to complete, the castle remains one of the most intact relics of the era.
The Underwater Archaeology Museum
Thanks to efforts of Turkish and foreign scholars who carried out successful archaeological digs - both on land and at sea, the castle has turned into one of the greatest Underwater Archaeology museums in the world. The old Spanish Chapel now houses the famous Yassiada Wreck. The Glass Exhibition is stunning, displaying glass objects discovered at Serçe Limani and the hull of the ship. More information
The Myndos Gate
This entrance gate to Halicarnassus is thought to have been constructed in 360 BC. When Alexander the Great came to claim the city, he was unable to pass the deep, broad trench in front of the gate. When the gate was restored a couple of years ago, archaeologists found the remainders of the trench. Next to the gate there is a Turkish cemetery and some vaulted tombs from Hellenistic and Roman periods.
Eating out in Turkey offers infinite possibilities. In addition to those eateries offering traditional Turkish fare, one can find restaurants-a-plenty serving cuisine from all around the globe.
Sampling the delights of the region's cuisine is in itself an adventure. "Must try's" include su böre?i (layers of filo pastry baked with cheese), köpo?lu (fried aubergine and yoghurt) and çiçe?i dolmasi (stuffed squash flower). For "fast food" Turkish style, the Döner ekmek (grilled lamb sliced and sandwiched in thick crust bread) and gözleme (savory pancakes) come highly recommended!
Don't forget to too sample the Turkish mint tea – thought to be one of the best ways of cooling down on a hot summer's day, and Raki – liqueur produced from anise. The latter is best consumed alongside a variety of meze.
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2 Sep 2014
"Stunnng location, beautiful accommodation"
We rented the penthouse for 11 nights and would definitely return. The penthouse is immaculate and the views are amazing. As others have said the photos can't do it justice. The sunrise was beaut… More
25 Jul 2014
"First class accommodation with THE most stunning views."
This penthouse has been furnished to the highest of standards with everything you could need and more for a relaxing holiday in a very family friendly location. The whole area is extremely well kept with beautiful gardens and the pools are very clean in a safe family environment. The pent house itself will take your breath away with the views from the balcony out over the marina and beyond to the small fishing villages across the water. We as a family can't recommend this accommodation highly enough and will look forward to a return holiday in the near future.
17 Sep 2013
where do i start writng a review one word sums it up AMAZING !!!!!we are a small family of three we have travelled to turkey 9 times now and have never gone back to the same place twice we have always… More
21 Aug 2013
Travelled to this penthouse in July . as the title suggests, the views from the penthouse are the best views I have ever had staying anywhere, if this were a hotel there would have been a huge supplement for views like this.
The penthouse itself is of an extremely high standard, very light and with all the glass gives a very open feel, its was fully equipped with everything we could ever need and upon arrival was immaculately clean.
Although away from any major resorts and a quite resort, both our teenagers were more than happy here with plenty to do. The resort boat goes to and from gullek all day which is an adventure in itself each time you go. In gullek there is a good range of resteraunts, ranging from little kebab hut to nice speciality fish resteraunt
The owner of the property was an absolute pleasure to do business with and made the process of booking very easy.
Would thoroughly recommend this penthouse to anyone visiting horizon sky and will be visiting again ourselves
3 Jul 2013
"Wowzers - even better than the pictures"
Cant add much to previous reviews except that you just feel really lucky to be there for 2 weeks - like landing with your bum in the butter. Apt seemed much bigger than in the photos, finished to a h… More
1 Jul 2013
Horizon Sky is just gorgeous with amazing pools, friendliest staff, cute resident cat family, swallow nests, luxury apartment, fab beach bar and fun boat taxi. Gulluk is lovely village with calm nigh… More
14 May 2013
"Paradise in Turkey"
The property is on the penthouse floor with breathtaking all encompassing views of the Aegean Sea. The unit is much larger then the pictures suggest and finishings are top notch throughout. The balcony is massive spanning the entire length of the unit. There is also a hot-tub on the balcony, deck chairs, dining area and an option to cover the balcony with canopies for added shade. The property pool area has a bar and restaurant. Staff at the resort are attentive, speak english, and go out of their way to help.
16 Sep 2012
That's the best way to describe our holiday! The pictures do not do it justice - we arrived late at night and loved the view, but did not get to appreciate it until waking up the following morning in the daylight, it was mesmorising, it just fills the entire balcony view and is absolutely beautiful! We were dropped off by our transfer car and then swiftly loaded into a horizon sky vehicle what whisked us to the apartment and the driver carried both cases up lots of steps so I was very thankful for that! (lots of steep hills and steps here)
The apartment itself is stunning, well maintained and surpassed our expectations. Be warned, you will need to wear sunglasses inside the apartment as its that bright & white!
A/C system is very good, cools the place down in minutes so you only need it on when you get in for a short time. The pools are lovely, there are a few dotted around the complex in addition to the main pool and they're worth checking out as you usually get one to yourself.
The bar/restaurant is great, the guys can't do enough for you and the quality of food is very good, particularly dinner.
The boat that takes you to Gulluk is great also, just the trip itself is very relaxing and fun. Some good restaurants and bars in Gulluk, Fuego's is lively on a weekend night, but the last boat returns at 0030 as the party gets going which is a shame. Getting to Bodrum on the Dolmus (mini bus) is cheap and easy from Gulluk.
We found the beach at Horizon Sky nicer than the one in Gulluk and you can easily spend the day around the complex and not need to venture much further.
Great holiday for relaxing and winding down, but perhaps a bit far away if you're looking for something lively or lots of excursions etc.
All in all, an amazing time, and Lindsey (owner) is great to deal with, the whole process of booking and planning was easy and she is very helpful.
We'll certainly be going back again sometime.
3 Sep 2012
"Fabulous views from an amazing penthouse on a wonderful resort"
This was our first visit to Turkey and we loved it! We saw it at its best. The apartment was gorgeous- spacious and modern with everything we needed for our family. Lyndsey was helpful and accomodating throughout the booking process. We thought the views were the best views we've ever had on holiday! The resort was great lots of pools to choose from and it was quiet around the apartment especially at night. The staff couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. The hilight was the boat trip to and from Galluk so relaxing sitting on the top deck on cushions admiring the view. Galluk is a great place to visit and eating out was delicious and cheap! It was lovely not to have to bother with a hire car.
We would love to return and explore more of the area and spend more time in such a fantastic place.
19 Jul 2012
"View to die for"
Our experience of Turkey and in particular the Horizon Sky resort turned out to be really positive. Fabulous weather, great vistas, friendly service and a first class apartment made our stay very memorable but it was the little touches such as the water taxi ride from Gulluck and the added advantage of a jacuzzi on the balcony as well as the hospitality of the staff that made it rather special.
If you want complete relaxation in a quiet and remote, yet accessible location with all the mod cons then this is hard to beat. Highly recommended. and great value.
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