Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Villa Susanna was built in 2008 as a joint venture by two of Kalkan's leading construction companies.
Set in a quiet location but within easy reach of the town (10 minutes walk), offering some of the finest uninterrupted views of the bay.
The accommodation is arranged on 3 floors with parking immediately outside. Beautiful stone walls surround the property giving a private, traditional feel looking out to sea across a large mature olive grove.
An ideal location for both couples and families. Teenagers can happily walk to the harbour to reach one of the beach clubs, whilst parents relax in the sunshine with the occasional dip in the pool to cool off.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kalkan Beach 800 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 150 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, 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 3 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Villa Susanna provides plenty of room for a party of 6 adults. It is fully air-conditioned and beautifully furnished. All the bedrooms have en-suite facilities with views across the bay and out to sea.
The master bedroom suite takes the whole of the 2nd floor and comprises a large bathroom with corner Jacuzzi bath and separate shower. A good sized dressing room with single sofa bed and large mirror fronted wardrobes. The iron and ironing board is located in this room. The master bedroom is large and double aspect, with chest of drawers and dressing table. There is a large wrap around terrace to the front and side of the property with marble table and chairs to sit and soak up the spectacular view of the Mediterranean.
On the first floor are two further bedrooms, one twin with large mirror fronted wardrobes and en-suite shower room. There is a portable cd player in this room. This bedroom has sliding doors with gorgeous sea views, but no balcony. The double bedroom is spacious with large mirror fronted wardrobe, dressing table and en-suite shower room. Sliding doors lead to a large terrace with marble table and chairs to again sit and take in the enviable view. All bedrooms have a hairdryer and there are shaving points in all the bathrooms.
On the ground floor is a large open plan living room with seating for at least 6-8 people with an indoor dining table and chairs, flat-screen TV (wall mounted), with Freeview which provides several British News Channels, DVD player, CD player, telephone to make local calls and to receive any incoming call, there is also free internet access. The kitchen area is to one side which is fully equipped with gas 4-ring hob, single electric oven and grill, microwave, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle and water cooler. To the rear is a utility area with large cupboards housing the hot water talk and washing machine. There is a cloakroom off this.
There is access from the living room through large glass sliding doors to a terrace with private pool. There are 6 wooden sunloungers with cushions, a large umbrella should you require some shade, occasional wooden talbes for books, creams, drinks etc and large swimming towels for use during your stay. Should you have young children in your party, there are removable wrought iron railings which can be put up to screen the pool. There are also two travel cots and mattresses available should you wish to borrow them. The pool is 1.7 to 1.8m deep but has access steps in one corner for those who want to just sit in the water. A shower is also available outside for rinsing off sun creams before bathing.
To one side of the terrace is a large marble top dining table with 8 chairs, this is covered by a canvas pergola and is ideal for outdoor eating. There is also a portable charcoal BBQ. The villa is approached through an arched gate in one of the lovely stone walls around the property and together with large pot plants, bougainvillea and an olive tree the whole setting is both tranquil and homely.
Villa Susanna is located adjacent to the Kalkan Regency and the Likya Spa Hotel , two of Kalkan's finest hotels which provide non-resident access to some of their facilities, including spa treatments. Supermarket shopping is nearby and will deliver should you not have a car. Inside the villa will be an information booklet about the the area, suggested trips you might like to try and also instructions for all the appliances in the villa.
* A welcome pack on arrival.
* Rubbish is collected daily together with toilet bins, on one week stay there is a mid-week linen change, on a two week stay there are 3 linen changes.
* An english speaking representative will be there should you need any guidance / assistance
* The preferred change over day is Saturday, but can be flexible.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
The Turquoise Coast and Lycia region of Turkey is home to some of its most well known resorts, with a spectacular coastline. Weather in this area rarely goes below 20 degrees during the 6 month season, with temperatures rising to over 40 degrees in July and August. May and September are lovely months to visit when the heat is less intense. There are extensive ruins and archaeological sites which can be explored within a short driving distance of Kalkan.
Gorgeous Kaputas Beach is a lovely sandy swimming cove nestled at the foot of a striking mountain gorge, about 10 minutes from Kalkan. This is the beach often pictured in travel brochures for Turkey, although it doesn't get as crowded as one would expect. The water is always a brilliant colour of turquoise. Umbrellas can be hired here and a few enterprising locals sell snacks and cold drinks. Dolmuses (shared minibuses) make frequent runs to this beach daily from the centre of Kalkan. Please note that there are quite a few steps that lead down to the beach, so take this into consideration if you have a walking problem.
In the opposite direction try Patara beach, which should not be missed with its gorgeous landscape and great swimming. It is a national park and home to many birds, also the breeding ground of the endangered Loggerhead turtle. The beach is an 18 kilometre-long strip of sand bordered on its ends by mountains and along its length by sand dunes and the large marshy area which once was the celebrated port of Patara.
Evidence of its former glories as the principal port for Lycia and an important Roman town can be seen at the extensive site, still not fully excavated. Here too stood the Hellenistic oracle of Apollo, thought to rival that at Delphi and a further claim of Patara's fame is as the birthplace of the fourth century St. Nicolas, the original Santa Claus.
There are many land activities for those who want to explore the beautiful area around Kalkan. Kalkan Old Town is one of the most beautiful, unspoilt locations along this Turquoise coast. The town has an attractive pebble beach and is perfect for swimming. For those interested in more active pursuits there is a range of activities including water-skiing, paragliding, scuba diving, jet-skiing, canoeing, trekking to name but a few.
The nearby town of Kas makes an interesting change and is well worth a visit to meander up little cobbled streets lined with pretty boutiques selling anything from carpets to hand made shoes and pottery. They have a market on a Friday should you miss Kalkan's on Thursday!
Why not see one of the numerous ancient Lycian sites. These make excellent day trips and many Kalkan tour agencies (such as Abi Travel) run trips to them with an English speaking guide, alternatively you could hire your own car. Around twenty major sites remain today with a vast amount of unusual funerary architecture (for which Lycia is famous) dotting the mountains and valleys surrounding Kalkan. Distances from Kalkan range from less than half an hour to about two hours driving.
Today Lycia is more famous for its enduring burial tombs that dot the coastline throughout the region. Xanthos was the capital city of Lycia the ruins of which are quite proximate to Kalkan and well worth a visit. In addition to the monuments the site itself affords spectacular views of the Xanthos valley and the Taurus mountains. Not far from Patara is Letoon which although not a Lycian city was its spiritual heart. The remains of the three temples each dedicated to one of their three deities take centre stage at the site. Kekova where the ancient sunken city can be seen is well worth a trip.
Saklikent Gorge - The longest canyon in Turkey - Truly gorgeous!
Green Lake - Emerald green with mountain nomads living on its shores, high in the Taurus Mountains.
Elmali - A very old traditional Ottoman town in the Taurus mountain highlands, site of ancient and prehistoric settlements. See Turkish life much like it was 100 years ago.
Closer to home, why not drive up to Islamlar in the hills behind Kalkan and have a meal of fresh fish at one of the trout farms there - truly delicious!
There are several beach clubs in Kalkan - either in the harbour or a short ferry boat ride across the bay, where sunloungers are available, drinks and snacks and where you can hire jet-skis or try water skiing.
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28 Sep 2013
"Great villa, fabulous views, happy family"
We took 4 teenagers and ourselves to Villa Susanna and highly recommend it. Annette kindly arranged transport for us to and from the airport which was entirely painless. All bedrooms are spacious and … More
1 Oct 2012
"Amazing villa in an absolute wonderful setting"
From the moment we booked, this was an holiday with first class service from Olive Tree Travel. Everything was organised very professionally by Debbie. The transfer from the airport was smooth and we … More
5 Sep 2012
"5 Unwind in Kalkan"
Villa Susannah was everything we needed ! Tastefully furnished with comfortable beds ,modern bathrooms & such a lovely pool area ..the views are amazing and the short walk into Kalkan with its beautiful cobbled streets, restaurants, beach clubs made for a very relaxing time for us all. Annette was really helpful before, during and after our stay. I wouldnt hesitate in recommending Villa Susannah and I will definately be returning.
4 Sep 2012
"The best holiday - ever!"
What a fabulous villa and location - stunning views, wonderfully comfortable sunbeds, a very pretty and clean pool, and a very attractive pool surround and outside dining area.
The villa itself is tastefully decorated, comfortable with all the mod cons expected in a villa of this class - even the DVD's were brilliant! Oh and a never ending ice cold water dispenser!
4 Sep 2012
"Comfortable homely base for a Kalkan holiday."
We spent 2 weeks in Villa Susanna and had an excellent holiday. Villa Susanna is in our favourite part of Kalkan - a short easy downhill walk in to town. The walk back is uphill (not steep) but if you prefer there are plenty of cheap taxis. The villa has everything we needed and is cleaned twice a week (bins emptied daily). The aircon kept us cool when the soaring temperatures got too much! The pool is great for cooling down too and the poolside area is good for relaxing with a book. We used the BBQ a few times in the evenings and sat outside to eat round the outside table. The kitchen has all the modcons we needed - cooker, m/w, washer, fridge/freezer. The wifi worked well and we were able to listen to music. There is a TV, CD and DVD player but we didn't use them. Great holiday in a great setting. We will definitely be returning!
30 Jun 2012
"excellent villa good location"
Villa Susanna was to a very high standard first class swimming pool and superb views
over the bay situated in a quiet location with supermarkets and bars a short walking distance.
Would recommend this villa as it is everything that is needed for a enjoyable holiday,will
definately be returning.
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