Penthouse Apartment Alida
About the home
Apartment Alida is one of 4 "penthouse apartments" at the Elvina resort. Completed in 2009. Elvina offers some of the most spectacular sea views in Kalkan and a high level of amenities including a pool side bar, terrace restaurant, games room, satellite TV, DVD player and wireless Internet. Apartment Alida is a fully air-conditioned duplex property with open plan living accommodation on the ground floor with one double and one twin bedroom on the first floor. There are sea view balconies to both bedrooms and two bathrooms at the property.
The living space has been designed to open up the spectacular views with large glass doors to the balconies. These properties offer immense style and character, with beamed ceilings in the bedroom accommodation together with a large wrap around balcony to the master bedroom suite. Elvina also offers guests the largest swimming pool in Kalkan are 46 meters long with a landscaped sunbathing terrace perfect for finding a quiet corner to read a book. Access into Kalkan's Old Town, justifiably famous for its roof terrace and harbour side restaurants, is just 12-15 minutes walk away along the Kalamar Road (reasonably flat with good footpaths) with the beach and harbour 2 or 3 minutes further. Our most popular Kalkan accommodation in 2010, the Elvina apartments offer exceptional quality and value in a beautiful location close to all the Kalkan has to offer.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Kalkan beach, 900m|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
Nearest amenities: 500m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room, Solarium / Roof terrace|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden|
Further details indoors:
Apartment Alida has been designed to make the most of the spectacular views from its elevated position. In the living area, glass doors run almost the full width of the apartment giving a feeling of expansiveness and light. A door from the master bedroom leads directly out on to the private wrap around roof terrace, perfect for quiet sunbathing, relaxing with a book or simply enjoying the stunning bay views.
On the first floor the apartment offers 2 spacious bedrooms, one double and one twin, both with ocean view balconies, and also a shower room. The ground floor comprises an open-plan living space with dining and lounge areas, a fully equipped kitchen, utility area and shower room. A double sofa bed offers the flexibility of comfortable accommodation for 2 further guests.
Further details outdoors:
In our opinion the Elvina development offers guests unrivalled outside space for apartment accommodation in Kalkan. The swimming pool complex is unique in size and design and is surrounded by extensive sunbathing terraces with landscaped garden areas and the most spectacular ocean views. This is an alternative place to sunbathe and offers the opportunity of meeting other guests in the complex.
Elvina guests also have access to a spacious communal games room.
With their south-facing positions the apartments and swimming pools enjoy plenty of sun and additionally this is one of the first places in Kalkan to enjoy the early morning sun as it rises above the mountains beyond.
The main pool is supplied with wooden sun loungers with comfortable cushions and also parasols, all provided for our guests' enjoyment. There is also a poolside snack bar serving drinks and light lunches. Extensive planting and landscaped garden areas with olive trees, glossy shrubs and bougainvillea make this development particularly attractive.
Apartment Alida can be reserved for a non-refundable deposit of £300.00 with the balance remaining, due 10 weeks prior to the start of your holiday. The price includes the complete apartment rental for up to 6 people. A security deposit of £250 will be required at the time of paying the final balance to cover any breakages or damage, which is refunded within 10 days of your return from Kalkan provided there has been no loss or damage.
Penthouse Apartment Alida guests are restricted to the use of the large main communal swimming pool. The 3 smaller infinity pools are for the sole use of the guests in the Elvina 'Infinity Pool' apartments; Viola, Dina, Madelena, Maia, Sabina and Imilia.
*Complimentary private 1 way transfer for 7 night bookings, complimentary return transfers for 14 nights or more. Valid for dates booked between 29th April - 30th June 2013. Transfers from Dalaman airport. Cannot be used in a addition to any other offer or discount. Expires 31st March 2013.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
Ancient Lycia in south western Turkey runs from Ekincik to Antalya in a semi-circle of some of the most mountainous and dramatic landscape anywhere in Turkey. The Taurus Mountains rise to over ten thousand feet and the highest peaks are snow covered right into early summer. It's magnificent scenery with it's lakes, woods and forests, it's stunning coast line and superb ruins of two dozen cities make Lycia a place to explore and enjoy.
Lycia's coast line runs for several hundred kilometres, borders the Mediterranean and attracts yachtsmen to the crystal clear waters and near perfect climate. The many islands, coves and beautiful beaches such as Patara, one of the top ten in the world ( Sunday Times 2005) and Kaputus, within 15 minutes of Kalkan and Olu Deniz, 45 minutes away, add to Lycia 's unique historic and scenic appeal to visitors.
At a latitude of 36 degrees, Kalkan is one of the most southerly points of Turkey's Mediterranean coast and enjoys sunny, warm days most of the year. Spring and autumn are popular times to visit with temperatures into the 70's not unusual right through to December.
The UNESCO world heritage site of Xanthos was Lycia's capital city for much of it's history and the ruins of the principal cities of Tlos, Myra, Pinara and Partara, all close to Kalkan attract visitors from all over the world to look at the ancient ruins dating back over 2000 years. The British museum also has an extensive collection of Lycian artefacts.
The Kalkan area
Apartment Alida is located in the historic harbour town of Kalkan, an enchanting place in one of the most beautiful locations on Turkey's gorgeous Mediterranean coast.
Kalkan bay will take your breath away. It's crystal clear Turquoise water, and mountains that rise steeply behind it provide a dramatic and beautiful backdrop in which to enjoy your stay. Kalkan has not been touched by mass tourism, and as a result remains unspoiled, upmarket and very charming, with amazing views at every turn.
Strict building codes ensure the towns historic preservation, and the many fine restaurants contribute to the special atmosphere that brings back visitors time and time again.
Narrow cobbled streets that wind away from the harbour with bougainvillea covered wooden ottoman balconies and historic architecture are typical of the old town, and the warm Turkish hospitality will stay with you long after your holiday is over.
There are a number of beach clubs around the bay that can be reached by free shuttle service from the harbour. These are wonderful paved platform terraces and gardens with ladders going into the sea. They offer swimming, sunbathing, water sports and restaurant/bar facilities and have sun beds and umbrellas for hire.
Jet skiing, water skiing, parasailing and banana boat rides are available from the beach clubs around the bay.
Kalkan's crystal clear waters are popular with scuba divers and is a top location for diving along Turkey 's coast. It has several sites including islands and reefs with a huge variety of marine life including turtles, nurse sharks, dolphins and barracudas. Kalkan Dive centre can be contacted on www.kalkandiving.com
Enjoy floating down the shallow Sakilkent River with your tube and paddle. It's great fun and lasts between 45 minutes and a couple of hours depending on which trip you choose. River tubing can be booked in Kalkan at one of the tour companies or you can join the tour just outside Sakilkent Gorge.
Enjoy a day canoeing on the Xanthos River near to Kalkan. Experienced guides take you downstream through some beautiful scenery. A barbecue lunch is served along the way, and there is an opportunity for a revitalising mud bath before the tour finishes at beautiful Patara beach for a swim.
Relax on a day trip around the bays and Islands of Kalkan on a traditional Turkish Gullet and visit beautiful Kaputus beach, Snake Island , the blue cave and aquarium bay. Tours leave at 10.00 am from the harbour and return around 5.00pm . There is plenty of time for swimming, and lunch is served on board.
A very popular trip is to the ancient sunken city of Simena in the area of Kekova, one of the most beautiful areas of the Lycian coast.A terrible earthquake in the 2nd century AD caused a downward shift of land and the submerged ancient houses can be viewed through glass bottom boats. Boat trips can be booked direct at the harbour or through the tour companies in Kalkan.
Within easy reach of Kalkan are the ruins of the ancient Lycian capital of Xanthos, its port Patara, religious centre Letoon, and also Pinara.
Xanthos was discovered in 1838 by the archaeologist Charles Fellows. Today a mixture of ruins from Roman, Lycian and Byzantine times including the Tomb of the Harpies, theatre, Neried monument and Inscribed pillar can be seen. At the holy Lycian centre of Letoon there are 3 temples dedicated to Leto, Artemis and Apollo, gods of mythology.
Patara is very close to Kalkan and famous as being the birth place of St Nicholas who has entered into Christian tradition as Father Christmas, and for having many interesting ruins. It was an important commercial centre and harbour during the 5th century. A day trip to Patara can include beautiful Patara beach, one of the best in Turkey and a perfect place to relax after a bit if sightseeing.
There are several beautiful beaches in and around Kalkan. The main beach in Kalkan is next to the harbour and old town. It has crystal clear aquamarine water and white pebbles. Sunbeds and umbrellas can be hired for around 3 Turkish Lira a day. It's location next to the harbour make it a very popular place for soaking up the atmosphere of the early evening and watching the boats come back to harbour.
Ten minutes from Kalkan is beautiful Kaputus beach, a sandy cove at the foot of a mountain gorge. The turquoise water is incredible and this beach is used in many travel brochures for Turkey . There are cheap and frequent Dolmuses (shared minibuses) from Kalkan.
Patara beach is a completely undeveloped 12km stretch of sandy beach voted one of the best in the world by Times online for 2005.
How to get there
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Many chartered and scheduled airlines fly into the new airport at Dalaman from all over the UK. Flight time is around 3hrs 45minutes.
Dalaman airport is 90 minutes from Kalkan via good road links.
We can arrange your taxi transfers for you. Prices start from £69.00 for up to 3 guests each way and range up to £198.00 for up to 7 guests return from Dalaman Airport. Alternatively car hire can be arranged from £229 -£459 per week depending on time of year and vehicle.
Activities near Kalkan
Tennis in town
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
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|May 2013||29 Apr 13||1 Jun 13||£ 495||-||-||1 Week|
|June 2013||1 Jun 13||1 Jul 13||£ 595||-||-||1 Week|
|July/ August 2013||1 Jul 13||1 Sep 13||£ 695||-||-||1 Week|
|September 2013||1 Sep 13||1 Oct 13||£ 595||-||-||1 Week|
|October 2013||1 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||£ 495||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
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Included in the Rental rates above are:
* Accommodation for up to 6 people
* Welcome on arrival and the services of our guest services staff during your stay
* Wireless internet
* A food and drink welcome pack
* Fresh linen and towels throughout your stay (changed weekly)
* Standard cleaning
* Air-conditioning and all utilities
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