Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Ideal for a family holiday or getaway for two or three couples, Villa Zarif can sleep up to 8 people; is set in pretty, well-maintained gardens and features a private pool terrace with sunbeds, table and chairs for alfresco dining and barbeque.
For your enjoyment and to keep all family members entertained, there is a 32inch TV with satellite package, ipod docking station and a PS2 with selection of games in the Den.
For dedicated sunbathers there are sunbeds on the large roof terrace which is also furnished with comfortable seating. For your convenience we provide a welcome basket with food and drink necessities on arrival, a mobile phone with helpful phone numbers programmed in.
Villa Zarif has its own website. The link is at the bottom of this screen.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kalkan 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 120 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The two double bedrooms on the first floor benefit from air conditioning, ensuite shower rooms and multiple balconies giving pool or mountain views.
The twin room (ground floor) can also be made up as a kingsized double and benefits from air conditioning and an ensuite shower room.
The second floor 'Den' doubles as a bedroom, with a small double sofabed, washing facilities and large floorstanding fan. Bean bags from the Den can be used outside for lounging.
There is a large travel cot which can also be useful as a safety pen on the pool terrace for very small children.
The open plan lounge features modern comfortable L-shaped sofa, with built-in sofa bed, and the modern kitchen features a large fridge freezer, cooker and hob, dishwasher and 10 sets of crockery and cutlery and all necessary cooking utensils and equipment.
We provide a mobile phone with useful numbers already programmed for your convenience. Please note this is for local calls only.
All bedlinen, bath towels and bath mats are provided.
Changeover day is flexible to fit with flights.
|Further details outdoors|
The 32sqm private pool set in a terrace and gardens with sunbeds and space for alfresco dining.
There is off-road parking for 2 cars, although we have always managed without hiring a car.
The perimeter and pool lighting create atmospheric evenings for eating alfresco.
The outdoor pool storage room also provides toilet and washing facilities as well as storage for pool funoodles.
The garden is home to some ancient olives, pomegranate trees and the occasional baby tortoise has been spotted.
Transfers and Car Hire:
Airport transfers can be arranged for you. Our Turkish friend, Burhan, will collect you from the airport. costs of transfers are payable to him at the end of your holiday. He speaks excellent English and is extremely helpful.
If you prefer to hire a car, we can also arrange this with Burhan whose offer is competitive and includes chauffeured transfer from and to the airport free of charge.
Burhan will show you around the villa and make sure you are settled in. He will answer any questions, organise trips if you wish and make sure you are comfortable throughout your stay.
Transfer or car hire costs are payable direct at the end of your stay. Contact the owner for up to date pricing.
There are plenty of options for a day out. Choose from one of the well-run local beach clubs (all of which provide a free taxi to and from the beach club) or the beaches, Kaputas, Patara or Kalkan. We will provide the information and phone numbers for you.
A welcome pack including tea, coffee, water, milk, bread, butter and eggs will be provided on arrival. We also provide dishwasher tablets and washing powder for your convenience.
We can arrange for other items to be available on arrival at cost.
All bedlinen and bath towels/mats are included.
The villa will be cleaned and all towels and bedlinen changed at the end of each week.
The pool will be cleaned each morning.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
If this is your first trip to Kalkan, or to Turkey you will not be disappointed. This area of Turkey, despite the growth of tourism, remains unspoilt, with characteristic turquoise sea and a coastline that boasts some beautiful sandy beaches and islands with coves and caves that make them ideal for boat trips, snorkelling and relaxed tranquil days. There are plenty of historical and interesting places to visit, such as the Myra rock tombs, Patara amphitheatre and ancient relics and the sunken city of Kekova.
There are some excellent sandy beaches near to Kalkan; Patara is a long sandy beach, home to nesting turtles and boasting some spectacular waves providing great fun for all. There is a cafe (cash only), shower and toilet facilities and sunbed/parasol hire.
Kaputas beach is a sandy cove only a 5 minute taxi drive from Kalkan. This has no facilities although parasols can be hired.
Kalkan has developed from a small fishing village into a charming resort which benefits from quaint streets draped in bourgainvilla, teaming with small craft shops, friendly bars and excellent restaurants providing delicious food and spectacular rooftop views across the bay.
During the day, local beach clubs provide a free taxi service to and from their premises where you can hire a sunbed, enjoy the water sports and tasty lunch, snacks and drinks.
The people of Kalkan are friendly, polite and good humoured; you will not feel hassled or pushed into buying but do try your hand at a bit of bartering.
Kalkan market takes place every Thursday on the main road into Kalkan town centre from the villa. You can buy clothes, spices, Turkish Delight, homeware and fresh fruit and veg here all at bargain prices.
The main supermarkets (Yali and Migros) are a 5 minute walk from the villa and provide almost everything that you will need.
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26 Mar 2014
Stayed with friends last year and had a fantastic week. Very high standard of furnishings, love the fact you can order meze from the restaurant next door and have it delivered to the terrace. Very qui… More
Thank you Kirsty for such a lovely review. Your mind must be drifting to holiday times.
25 Jan 2014
Once again, our stay in Villa Zarif was absolutely wonderful. It truly is a place to chill out and enjoy the spectacular views from the roof top terrace. It takes some beating! As ever, Julie and Richard are friendly and accomodating and despite us being return customers, they obviously don't get complacent. If you want to enjoy your very own piece of paradise- then certainly give this villa a go.
7 Sep 2012
We had a fantastic time in Kalkan and cannot wait to return! The villa was great and there was everything we needed in it! The information pack provided was so helpful and allowed us to settle straight in and just get on with our holiday without wondering where things were, how to work everything, etc. The pool was great and when at the villa we were hardly ever out of it! None of us can think of one way tthat the villa could be improved! We loved the roof top terrace and enjoyed our pre-dinner wine there as we waited for the younger female members of our party to get ready for the evening! Having an ensuite to each bedroom also meant that we were all able to get showered at the same time and not waste time. The person who oversaw the villa was hepful and the cleaners were very efficient mid stay and did a very thorough job. Everyone was so friendly!
The only downside to our holiday was our arrival back in the UK and our return to work!! Thanks so much for renting us your beautiful villa! We really hope to return.
6 Sep 2012
"Meet all our needs for our extended family holiday"
This was the first time we had booked a vila direct with the owners and would not hesitate to do it again as our experience was so good. The villa is approx 10-15min walk from the centre of Kalkan with all its restaurants and shops. It is a very hilly walk but taxis can be arranged easily and cost around £4 each way if the walk proves too difficult. The villa is well equipped, very clean and comfortable with a good pool which was very much enjoyed by our 3 young grandchildren. The owners were very helpful during the booking process and arranged the transfer from Dalaman airport with a local taxi driver who also looks after the villa and proved so helpful in organising and advising anything we needed. We had an excellent holiday in Villa Zarif and would not hesitate in recommending this villa for a wonderful holiday in wonderful Kalkan. This is really a 3 bedroom villa as the top bedroom/ playstation room which has a sofa bed does not have any air conditioning and in our opinion would be too hot to sleep in during the summer months. In all other aspects the villa met all our needs and expectations.
6 Sep 2012
"relaxing and comfortable"
thoroughly enjoyed our stay at villa zarif..perfect situation to benefit from peaceful surroundings yet close to the village and supermarket nearby
24 Nov 2011
A fabulous holiday from start to finish. The owners were friendly and great to deal with. Burhan, the local chap, struck the right balance of being friendly and helpful without being too pushy. Kalkan is a delight with some wonderful restaurants and a variety of authentic shops to wander in and out of. The standard of the villa was as described and the photographs were a true reflection of the luxourious feel of the place. The pool area and gardens were well maintained and although there is a villa to the back and side of the property, they are situated in such a way that doesn't make you feel like you are overlooked. The roof terrace with it's panoramic views of both the mountains and the bay is the perfect place to relax with a good book and glass of wine. We'll definately be back!!
1 Sep 2011
"Very relaxing place, stunning roof terrace and master suit"
Very nice villa and conscientiousness owner who listened to our feedback on a couple of minor improvements required.
Would highly recommend for 4 adults 2 children max - a bit small for 6 adults.
Pictures are an honest reflection of the villa. Other than the pool which is a little overlooked.
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