Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Commanding one of the best views of Kalkan and Kalkan bay, Villa Lucia provides the perfect retreat with excellent facilities. Relax and enjoy the tranquillity and peaceful ambience our villa enjoys, yet only a 10 to 15 minute walk (800 metres) to the old town of Kalkan.
Fully air-conditioned throughout, this spacious property offers: 4 Large bedrooms comfortably sleeping up to 8 guests in 2 double & 2 twin bedrooms - with private balcony or terrace (with sea view) and the convenience of 4 bathrooms (three en-suite & one adjoining). The Master bedroom boasts a super Emperor-size four poster bed and double Jacuzzi whirlpool bath. The comfortable lounge overlooking the pool terrace area provides you with satellite TV, DVD, CD player, a selection of board and card games and a complimentary telephone for booking local restaurants, taxis and tours. For those who need to keep in touch with the outside world, Villa Lucia has Wi-Fi internet access. Fully fitted kitchen and dining areas provide modern appliances including: cooking hob, oven, grill, microwave, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside, you can spend your day lounging by your own private freshwater swimming pool. A shaded canopy shelters a teak furnished dining area from the heat of the day, a peaceful shaded reading area is the perfect place to enjoy morning coffee, read a book or simply chill-out.
The villa is set in lovely sub-tropical gardens with a variety of mature palm, banana & citrus trees. Mediterranean flowers including vibrant bougainvillea, sweet smelling jasmine & melissa, and potted geraniums all contributing towards a truly romantic setting.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Town Beach 1 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||400 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 125 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
A small peaceful Mediterranean resort and fishing town on the beautiful Turquoise Coast of Turkey, Kalkan has not been touched by mass tourism. More sophisticated than the usual resort town, this area appeals to travellers looking for more than a 'sun and sea' holiday. Because of its great charm, Kalkan has a growing number of perennial visitors who say the town is the only holiday destination they would choose to visit repeatedly. There is simply no other town quite like this along Turkey's coast.
The old town curls snugly around an ancient harbour sheltered at the foot of the towering Taurus Mountains. The town overlooks a beautiful bay in which islands seem to magically float upon the shimmering sea. Narrow streets twist down to the harbour through the historic town and are lined with listed whitewashed villas with shuttered windows situated alongside small local specialty shops and restaurants. Overhead hang original ornately carved Ottoman timber balconies garlanded with brilliantly coloured bougainvillea cascading to the streets below. It is a very special place. Not only is this town is one of Turkey's most beautiful, but unlike other Turkish coastal resorts Kalkan's main economy is tourism and therefore its citizens put much pride and effort into the town's historic preservation. Because of this Kalkan has retained the texture of its history with its distinctive Greek architecture (it was once a Greek and Turkish fishing village). Very strict building codes keep the town small and architecturally blended with the historic heart of the town known as 'Old Town'.
Besides the famous historic architecture, the many excellent restaurants contribute to the special atmosphere of the resort. Good dining has always been the way of life here. In fact, Kalkan is said to have the highest number of restaurants and bars per inhabitant or square metre on Turkey's Turquoise Coast. Additionally, Kalkan is especially renowned for its numerous roof-top terrace restaurants and bars which offer a wonderful view of the town, sea and stars. You can also sit at one of the many fine harbour-side restaurants and watch the fishermen leave early in the morning as you tuck in your breakfast, or see them return with the day's catch in the evening.
This is a small town (of only a few thousand) which creates a wonderful intimate feeling. But do not let its size to mislead you! There is plenty to do in and around Kalkan. During the day the town is surprisingly empty as most guests choose to swim or explore the multitude of beautiful ancient Lycian and natural sites of the area. However, everything changes in the evening when Kalkan bursts alive for a long, festive night. Kalkan has many special qualities, but without a doubt it is the people of the resort who make the town extra special.
Literature courtesy of the Turkish Tourist Board
Described by many as the jewel of Turkey's Southern Turquoise Coast, Kalkan certainly has much more to offer than outstanding natural beauty. Nestled against the backdrop of the Taurus Mountains and lapped by the warm waters of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, this beautiful village will spread her charm, hospitality and powers of karma to all who visit her. Lazy days, sophisticated nights, an abundance of superb restaurants, along with some of the nicest locals you could wish to meet are just a few words to scratch the surface. Unspoilt by mass tourism, yet offering plenty for all to enjoy, Kalkan will present you with an idyllic holiday destination - you'll simply want to return to time and time again.
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24 Aug 2013
"The only word is 'Beautiful'"
What can I say about this beautiful villa other than visiting Kalkan and staying at Lucia was by far one of the greatest holidays we have ever had. The villa is immaculate, roomy, well positioned for … More
23 Aug 2013
I have stayed at Villa Lucia twice previously, the first time in 2007 with extended family and the second in 2008 with friends. I have just booked my third holiday for next year (2014) and am thorough… More
18 Aug 2013
"One of Kalkan's Best Villas !"
My husband and I along with four friends visited Villa Lucia during May. We had a fantastic holiday and everything at the villa more than fulfilled our expectations. Jayne and Gary have obviously put … More
4 Aug 2013
"Fantastic villa in a pretty village"
We stayed at Villa Lucia in June, myself and my partner and our 9 month old baby. The villa is lovely and very comfortable, exceeded our expectations and we really didn't want to leave. There were 2 good baby cots and highchairs for us to use and a stair gate for the bottom of the stairs which was great for our little one.
The kitchen was very well equipped, the living room very comfortable with great tv (better than the UK!) and lovely views out to the pool/garden and beyond to the sea (especially nice in the evening when the pool is lit up). The master bedroom has an enormous bed, we slept really well and the air con throughout was very welcome. The garden is lovely and well maintained by the guys who visit each morning and evening to treat the pool etc.
Nice touches with the vast CD collection, free phone for local numbers, cool box and ice packs for days out to the beach etc. and all the information provided by the owners in the info booklet (really helpful).
The villa is approx. 10-15 minute stroll to the centre of the old town or a quick taxi ride away. Kalkan itself is a pretty old village with lots of excellent restaurants – Sofra and Doy Doy were our favourites. There were also good BBQ facilities for dining al fresco for when you want to stay home and a good butcher in town. Many of the food places will also make deliveries to the villa if you phone orders through as we did for lunch occasionally.
Thoroughly recommended and hope to return again one day… Loved it.
2 Aug 2013
My family and friends stayed in this beautiful well equipped, spotlessly clean Villa with spectacular views over the Harbour of Kalkan. The Villa had everything you could want during a self catering … More
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