Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The villa is now in it's fourth year of rental has all modern conveniences including Air Conditioning. It is situated on a vantage point midway between Kalkan and Kalamar and gives magnificent views of both.
Kalkan is a small peaceful fishing village on the Mediterranean, ideal for couples on a romantic holiday or families wishing to avoid the pitfalls of mass tourism.
Set against the majestic backdrop of the Taurus mountains, it occupies possibly the most beautiful position along Turkey's stunning Lycian coast. It has managed to achieve a lively cosmopolitan air in the summer with it's vibrant bars and restaurants whilst retaining it's old fashioned Turkish charm and hospitality.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 120 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Villa Saffron is set over 3 floors. Ground floor - One double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with walk in shower and toilet, second twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with walk in shower and toilet. Both bedrooms have direct access to the swimming pool, patio. Middle floor - Front door, hallway - door leading to double aspect living room with 2 balconies, working fireplace, basic furnishing. Fully fitted kitchen, complete with dishwasher and fridge freezer, leading to outside terrace with dining area. On the same floor there is also a toilet and laundry room. Top Floor - Master Bedroom with en suite walk in shower and large balcony. This floor also has a large rooftop terrace with exceptional views of Kalkan and Kalamar Bay. Because of the unstable water system in Kalkan, Villa saffron benefits from having a 50 tonne water storage tank to ensure that you never have to suffer water shortages.
|Further details outdoors|
Apart from the 5x3meter pool there is a large sun terrace with 6 sunbeds and umbrellas. Seating for 6 persons at balcony table.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
Turkey's Mediterranean coast has an impressive 300 days of sunshine every year so you're almost guaranteed perfect cloudless skies during your summer holiday here. The season generally runs from May to October but it can be equally fabulous here in April and November. The temperature rises to the mid 40s in July and August with a more comfortable mid 30 degrees C May, June, September and October.
This area of Turkey is part of the ancient kingdom of Lycia with the Lycian Way running through it, consequently the region is stuffed with reminders of a bygone age - amphitheatres, mausoleums, ancient cities and sacred sites.
Once an old Greek fishing village called Kalamiki, Kalkan is now a vibrant resort for those searching for more than just sea and sand. Although Kalkan offers sun drenched-beaches and wonderful azure blue waters, it is rich in traditional charm and has an abundance of local ancient history.
This is an ideal destination to explore the surrounding archaeological sites, like the Lycian ruins at Patara, Letoon and Xanthos.
Just 8km away is the world famous Patara Beach - 10 miles of unspoilt golden sands in a protected and shallow bay backed by sand dunes, a pine forest and the Roman ruins of the ancient city of Patara.
Day trips include horse riding on the dunes, Kayaking, Jeep safaris, island hopping on one of Kalkans' many Gulets or a trip to Saklikent Gorge and the trout farms.
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29 Sep 2013
The villa has stunning views over Kalkan & Bay. The choice of balconies enhances the experience. The villa is very comfortable and well maintained. The pool area has plenty of space for the children… More
23 Aug 2011
What a fantastic first visit to Turkey! The villa is lovely - everything you need, and if it isn't there Pasha will make sure you get it! A seamless transfer to and from the airport with Define Tours who we also booked all our day trips with - brilliant guys! Our Taxi driver Ayhan made it for us - picking up and collecting every morning and night as our young-ish knees couldn't manage the hills!!! Great views, great people - get on the plane and go!! Boat trips and Saklikent Gorge are must-dos, and our favourite restaurant was Chapter One - although you are really spoilt for choice as they were all lovely. Hoping to return next year with our children's friends as it is a lovely and safe resort with only one or two lively bars that stayed open till late. All in all a wonderful time! Oh and lastly but not leastly, big thanks to Kath Hill for organising everything!
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