Olympos Villa Turquoise
Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Soak up the sunshine at this stunning ocean-facing villa in Kalkan, Turkey. Located 10 minutes walk from the heart of the old harbour of Kalkan, this spacious self-catering luxury home features 4 king-sized double en-suite bedrooms, each with separate balconies, making accommodation for 10-12 people of 2 or more families. Built into the surrounding hillside, the sun-soaked villa is divided over 3 floors, each with outdoor terraces offering spectacular views to the Mediterranean. Recently completed to the highest standard, the villa features marble and sandstone tiling throughout, a sunbathing garden, barbecue patio, and large private pool.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kalkan Beach 200 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 72 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Fully furnished to the highest standard:
• 2x 15m2 uninterrupted panoramic seaview bedroom with king-sized bed + terrace + en suite facilities + dressing room
• 2x 15m2 uninterrupted panoramic seaview bedroom with two twin-sized beds + terrace + dressing room
• Fully functional kitchen including breakfast bar, 4 cook top oven and wine rack
• White goods including refrigerator, washing machine, clothes dryer, dishwasher, solar hot water heater
• Air conditioning throughout
• Television & DVD player
• Extra fold-out sofabed
• Cool marble flooring
|Further details outdoors|
• Extensive private outdoor garden terrace and barbecue/dining area
• Fully maintained 30m2 private pool
• Undercover remote access parking + additional on-site parking facility
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
The historic town of Kalkan is an enchanting place and one of the most beautiful locations along Turkey 's gorgeous Lycian Coast. Kalkan is an old fishing town, famous for its white-washed houses descending to the sea and its brightly coloured bougainvilleas.
With much of the surrounding land still undeveloped and with many nearby remains of ancient civilizations, Kalkan (kahl-KAHN) is the ideal resort for those who want calm and relaxation, enjoy the natural beauty of the cleanest seashores, of rough mountains covered with pine forests.
It is also perfect for those who want to explore the remains of the cities of ancient Lycia, "The Land of Light", the first known federation in history, between modern day Fethiye and Antalya.
Kalkan has typical Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and warm wet winters. The sea water temperature rarely drops below 16°C, thus enabling swimmers 9 months of bathing season. The day-time maximum temperature during summer is 35-40°C and 14-16°C during winter. Kalkan typically has low humidity and is preferred by locals and visitors alike for its health-giving benefits.
There is now over 100 restaurants in "Old Kalkan". Travel agencies, restaurants, bars, one or two nightclubs, hotels, apartments and private villas are all present. Celebrities such as Princess Diana, Robbie Williams, Sting, Anna Friel, Kelsey Grammer have visited Kalkan.
Patara: 19 km (12 miles) W
Kas: 29 km (18 miles) W
Demre (Myra, Kale): 74 km (46 miles) E
Fethiye: 80 km (45 miles) NW
Antalya: 214 km (133 miles) NE
Marmaris: 246 km (153 miles) W
Activities in and around Kalkan:
Day cruises: Ferry from Kalkan’s small yacht harbour to the wonderful, hidden Kaputas Beach and onwards to a swim in the incredible colours of the Blue Cave, the largest sea cave in Turkey. If you’re lucky you’ll spot the nearby dolphins or have freshly harpooned fish for lunch.
Moonlight cruises: arranged upon request
Patara National Park and Beach: Patara’s stunning 12 km-long beach was voted one of the top beaches in the world by Times Online. The park includes the ancient site of Patara, the major naval and trading port of ancient Lycia. An extensive city with many ancient structures, including what may be the world's oldest lighthouse, it is a key biodiversity area, with rich birdlife and the protected breeding ground of the endangered loggerhead turtle.
Pinara: One of the most spectacular sites in Lycia. A large red cliff dominates the site and hundreds of caves dug into its East façade make it look like a honeycomb.
Xanthos/Letoon: UNESCO World Heritage Site. The sacred cult centre of Lycia. Three side-by-side temples to national deities Leto, Artemis and Apollo
Tlos: best-known for the Ottoman feudal lord’s castle which sits on the top of the promontory with a spectacular 360° view of the Xanthus Valley. Also Roman era baths and necropolis with its carved house and temple type tombs.
Kekova-Simena: An area with beautiful scenery and underwater ruins accessible by boat.
Hiking: The Lycian Way is a 509 km way-marked footpath around the coast of Lycia, rated by the Sunday Times as one of the ten most beautiful long distance hikes of the world. Mild temperatures mean it can be walked through the winter.
Horse Riding at Bezirgan: The authentic Turkish village of Bezirgan comfortably nesting on an ancient mountain lake bed 17 km. away from Kalkan is a MUST.
Saklikent canyon: Half an hour from Kalkan is a canyon accessed by a spectacular narrow foot path suspended from the a rock wall. Rafting also available.
Shopping: Kalkan has 2 main markets open everyday + a traditional bazaar is available every Thursday. Markets also available at Fethiye.
Swimming: available from a pebble beach at the base of the hills near the villa, or in Kalkan from tiny decks set on the sea. Some of the most beautiful beaches in the world are neaby along the coast.
Scuba Diving / Snorkeling: arranged by professional divers departing from the Kalkan harbor.
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1 Aug 2014
"An ideal rental for our family with picturesque views!"
Our family of 8 enjoyed a wonderfully relaxing stay in August 2013. The house is well designed with rooms on 3 levels and common areas that open to the pool. We were 6 adults and 2 kids, so the multi… More
30 Sep 2013
"The perfect villa"
This is a fantastic villa, very spacious and comfortable, just a few minutes walk into town and it has the most amazing view ever. This was our second stay here and will be booking again for next year… More
31 Aug 2013
"Super location with awesome view and great value"
It is a super great value as it has 4 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 people very comfortably. Each room has a attached balcony and at least one bathroom on each floor. The villa has a nice unblocked… More
18 Aug 2013
"Kalkan, in the Palm of your Hand."
Patio terraces for each bedroom to enjoy morning coffees or cool nightcaps.Fire up a Turkish coffee and relax on the shaded patio outside.Cool down in the pool after a hike from the city shops.Meander… More
1 Jul 2013
"Fantastic Holiday with AMAZING views"
Had a great time staying at this Villa in Kalkan. Uninterrupted views, private pool and great location made our recent stay at Kalkan one we will never forget. Kalkan is a lovely spot with great res… More
29 Feb 2012
"Private, well located, well equipped - great for a couple of families"
We stayed here for a week with another family, our kids were older and theirs younger but the setup of the villa over 3 levels (you come in via the top level which has bedroom & ensuite, then down to … More
2 Feb 2012
"Our beautiful Turkish vacation..."
After an enjoyable but somewhat hectic schedule traveling with our two-year-old through Germany and then to Istanbul, to spend a week at this gorgeous, peaceful villa in Kalkan was like a vacation wit… More
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