Olive Grove Apartments
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Olive Grove Apartments are set in a very desirable location on the foothills at the back of Turunc village with only the forest behind and olive groves sea views to the front of the property.
It is a quiet complex of 18 apartments carefully arranged in three blocks. Some are for rental and others are owners' second homes.
Our rental apartments are all fully furnished to a high standard , with open plan lounge and dining area and separate fully fitted kitchen. All have TVs and DVD players.
Both apartments can be hired separately or together for larger groups. This apartment, the 'Panorama' is situated on the first floor with a front facing balcony, with table and chairs. It has a lovely view over the pool and garden and out to the sea.
The apartment has two bedrooms both furnished with wardrobes, drawers , tables etc.; one has a double bed and the other twin beds.
The apartment also has a rear balcony which overlooks the mountain and forest.
It has a family sized bathroom and a small utility area which houses the washing machine.
We have an on-site manager who can help with any problems or queries and his wife offers a house-cleaning service for a small fee, if required. She also offers home cooked Turkish food if requested with a day's notice.
A 7 minute walk is all it takes to the main street and beach.
Our guests vary in their tastes as to what type of holiday they prefer but most seem to value the tranquil base they can call home. From here you can relax, walk, swim and take up the many choices our area has to offer. We are on hand to advise and there are agents in the village offering a broad range of tours and activities, both locally and further afield.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Beach 300 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 140 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, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Olive Grove is made up of 3 blocks but they arranged so that no apartment is overlooked. The site, which is over one acre in size, with its stone wall terraces and well laid out gardens, has a spacious feel.
The centrepiece of the site is the swimming pool and sun terrace, which is in the centre of the gardens and is at a higher level than the access road so maintains a good level of privacy. The pool is large (16 metres long and 10 metres wide) and has a lovely paved area around it which acts as the sun deck.
As well as sun beds and parasols, there is a wealth of dappled shade to be had from the many verdant banana and oleander trees which surround the pool.
A short walk down the hill and you'll fnd yourself in the heart of the little village and the sea front. The beach is sand and pebble and there is a pretty beachwalk lined with rustic cafes and an excellent selection of good restaurants.
A deposit of 25% of the rental cost will be required at the time of booking and the balance due 6 weeks before arrival by cheque or bank transfer to a UK account.
On arrival we ask for £100.00 deposit in case of breakages or damage to the property which, of course, will be refunded provided all is well.
Guests are welcome to stay longer than the standard 1 or 2 week periods and the cost calculated by a simple pro-rater calculation based upon the weekly rate. Minimum stay/booking is for one week.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
This part of south west Turkey is famous for its "green mountains" unlike other areas of Turkey and the Greek islands where the mountains become stark and bare in the summer months. In this area there are lush pine forests all over the peaks of the Taurus mountains.
There are many wonderful tours in the nearby area.
The Gokova gulf , (about 45 kilomtetres away ) a 60 kilometre National Park. There are many beautiful bays, islands and mountains that reach 3000 metres. There are various boat tours in this area, one to Cleopatra's island, a tiny island with white sand , with many Roman ruins and an ancient legend about it being a present to her from Marc Anthony.
There are agents in Turunc who will arrange tours to Dalyan,(approx. 90 kilometres away) boat trips that weave their way lazily through the reed beds, down to the sea , with ancient burial tombs carved in the rocks above and arriving at the famous Giant Turtle beach.
Further afield there are tours to Ephesus, one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world, a once massive city and port built by Alexander the Great.
Pammukale (Cotton Castle) is truly a sight to behold. Huge white terraces of calcium pools cling to the hillside - the result of the hot springs' constant flow. Visit the local hotel for lunch then dive into their hot pool and find part of an ancient city beneath your feet!
If you don't want to go on long trips try Datca a picturesque town and little harbour , with an quaint old town - Eski Datca, fabulous little Turkish food cafes at wonderfully cheap prices . It is about 60 kilometres from Marmaris with a breathtaking road up and over the mountains and when you get to the highest peak you can see the Aegean sea on one side and the Mediterranean sea on the other. Regular bus service to and from Marmaris. Ask in the village whether they do day trips.
Locally there are boat trips everyday to other lovely bays, where beach BBQs are included in the price. Kumlubuk, Ciftlik all offer lovely beaches and unspoilt charm.
Some of the restaurants and hotels have a Turkish night with orchestras, belly dancers and folklore dancers.
There are hourly taxi boats and mini buses to the main town of Marmaris. Our guests love to go shopping there in the Grand Bazaar where fine carpets, gold and silver , leather goods and a million souvenirs are on sale!
While you are there take a stroll around the picturesque old town and the little castle, the Harbour and the Marina. If you want to let your hair down go to Bar Street, where the established Turkish bars with live music still thrive alongside the clamour and boom of the many bars and discos there. Some though just prefer to get dressed "to kill" and dine in the fine Harbour restaurants and watch the world go round.
Nearer to Turunc you can visit Icmeler (pronounced Ichmeylair) a small but busy resort 2 bays away where there is every type of water sport available including para-sailing, a pleasant if somewhat crowded beach but with beautiful views across the Marmaris Bay and a number of large hotels who have lovely bars and restaurants in luxurious gardens.
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