Bay View Apartment
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Bay View Apartment is located on the attractive Sea View Complex and really does offer a holiday with a view!
The accommodation is modern and stylish with all mod cons provided to ensure that you have a relaxing and stress free holiday. There are only six apartments on the complex, so it is never busy but always calm.
In the apartment itself, there are two bedrooms and two bathrooms (the master bedroom is en suite with a jacuzzi bath). The lounge is spacious with an open plan kitchen. Large patio doors open out onto the lower balcony and make the most of the wonderful view over Turunç bay.
Turunç is often called the Pearl of the Aegean and is a charming fishing village. It has remained fairly untouched by the impact of mass tourism and is a quiet and friendly place to have your holiday. The beach has clear blue water and is the proud holder of a Blue Flag Award.
If you are looking for a relaxing holiday, without the boom-boom of loud bars and definitely no "kiss me quick" tourists, then this is the place for you. Come and see what you've been missing out on.............
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Turunç 200 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 120 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
* Large lounge diner with TV for use with DVD player
* Lounge and two bedrooms are air conditioned
* Both bedrooms share a large balcony with wonderful sea views
* Open plan kitchen has large fridge freezer, microwave, full oven with gas hob, a dishwasher & water cooler
* Cloakroom has washing machine/ironing board/clothes airer
|Further details outdoors|
* Balcony has reclining chairs, as well as a table and chairs for alfresco dining
* Shared swimming pool with sunbathing area
* Attractive communal gardens
* Just five minutes walk from the main street and the beach
* Pool is usually open from the start of May to the end of October.
* A Welcome Pack is available on your arrival and we tailor the contents to your arrival time. For example, a late night arrival will mean that you have a Breakfast Pack, whilst a daytime arrival will mean an Afternoon Tea Pack.
* An English speaking representative will be available for you 24 hours a day.
* Money exchange can be arranged (it is a better rate of exchange in Turkey than in the UK).
* Airport transfers can be arranged from Dalaman, Bodrum or Izmir Airports.
* The apartment is cleaned ready for your arrival and the end of stay clean (to prepare for the next guests) is also included in your rental charge. Any addiitonal cleaning is not incuded and we ask that you arrange for any mid-stay cleans prior to your arrival. The cost is £35 for a full clean and laundry change (all bedding and house towels to be changed). The cost for this can be added to your rental charge and must be paid for before your arrival in Turunc.
* The changeover day for the apartment is flexible as there are daily flights to Dalaman during the season.
* A travel cot with cotton sheets can be rented for £10 per week.
* A basic high chair can be provided free of charge.
PLEASE NOTE: This apartment is located on a complex which has lovely sea views, but these are only possible because the complex is reached by a short sharp slope from the main street. For those who find the slope hard work in the extreme summer heat, taxis can be taken or else the local dolmus will drop you off at the gates for a small fee. Please consider this apartment carefully if you have mobility problems or have young children. We have alternative choices which are a level walk from the main street.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
Turunc village is one of the best kept secrets along the Aegean coast. It is in a stunningly beautiful bay - surrounded on one side by pine forested mountains - and on the other side by the clear blue waters of the Aegean Sea.
The village has been welcoming visitors for the last 15 years and there are many people who return year after year to experience the warmth and hospitality of the Turkish people.
The weather in Turunç is warm and sunny from the end of March until the end of November. In the high summer the temperatures are hot and perfect for sun worshippers. The beach is a mixture of sand and shingle and has a gentle rake, making it ideal for children. The sea is amazingly clear and Turunç is the proud holder of the Blue Flag Award for maintaining and promoting beach and sea cleanliness.
If you wish to be more active than just sunbathing on your holiday, then there are many watersports available along the beach. From water skiing to the banana boat! Lunch can be taken at one of the many beachside restaurants and bars.
Eating out in Turunç is a pleasure when there are so many restaurants to choose from. Many offer traditional Turkish food such as mezes and kebabs, with perhaps some baklava and Turkish coffee to finish! The prices vary with the style of restaurant - from the cheap and cheerful to the more up market and formal. Locally caught fish is aways available on the menu.
The nightlife is based around the bars. Some of these have dancing until the small hours for those with energy after a hard day on the beach.
There are plenty of day trips to visit the surrounding area and boat trips can be taken to explore along the beautiful coast. These can be booked from several of the tour operators on the main street, but our favourite is Green Idyma Travel Agency.
If you feel like some raunchier nightlife then Marmaris and Içmeler are just a 40 minute bus ride away. These bigger towns also have more choice for shopping and bargain hunting amongst the markets.
The wealth of archaeology in Turkey is almost embarrassing with its abundance of Greek, Roman, Lycian, Carian and Ottoman sites. The best known of these is Ephesus (called Efes in Turkey). Day trips to Efes can be booked from Turunç and the trip is usually combined with a visit to the final home of The Virgin Mary.
The small settlement of Amos is near to Turunç and it has a small amphitheatre and a temple to explore (but you'll need good sturdy shoes as it is overgrown). The reward for your perseverance is the wonderful view over the bay out towards Marmaris and Dalyan and of the wide sweeping bay of Kumlubuk to the south.
If ancient history isn't your thing, then there is a small water park in Marmaris which offers a fun family day out. Although to be fair, when we visited last year, the "grown-ups" probably enjoyed it more than the children........! Trips around the Bozburun Peninsula can be taken in a jeep, which gives you the chance to have fun as you watch the scenery go by.
The Holy Muslim month of Ramazan (known as Ramadan in the UK) will be from 18th June to 17th July in 2015. From the 18th July there is a three day period of celebration and feasting, known as Seker Bayram (or Sugar/Sweet Holiday). It is a great time to be in Turkey to experience the renowned Turkish hospitality at its best.
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31 Aug 2013
"Lovely apartment with amazing sea viewsf from both balconies"
I can't praise this apartment enough. It was light, spacious, very nicely furnished and spotless with the most lovely views from both sea facing balconies. It had everything you could want and … More
12 Aug 2013
"Wonderful Home from Home"
fabulous apartment with everything you could wish for and more.
thank goodness for the air conditioning and the water cooler which really was a gift from god.
would very happily come again and again, almost had the pool to ourselves over the 10 days. only downside if there is one is the climb back up the hill !!!
Go to Bondjuk for at least one meal and sample the Bondjuk salad - fantastic..
Jimmy the host is a lovely man and very knowledeable about the area.
can honestly say didnt have one bad meal for the duration. Debbie is readily available when needed. All in all a great holiday.
2 Sep 2012
We spent a wonderful holiday in turunc staying at the beautiful Bay View Appt on the sea view complex. A very high spec appartment with wonderful sea and mountain views. Well maintained and serviced by Debbie and Jimmy who are always on hand to help. A great pool area, but be warned the pool is deep and accessed from the appartment by quite a few steps. We didn't find it any bother. This goes for the slope up to the appartment from the village which is only a very short walk away. The village itself is well serviced with excellent restaurants and just the right amount of shops. The beach is lovely and the sea clean and blue.
21 Sep 2011
"Quality accommodation - wonderful sea view."
The apartment was very clean, tastefully furnished and spacious. Everything we could possibly need was provided for us. The pool was lovely although not suitable for small children as there is no shallow end. There was an information folder in the apartment which had been thoughtfully prepared and was extremely helpful regarding restaurants, trips and local knowledge etc. Debbie arranged our transfer to and from the airport and this worked very efficiently. There was also a very helpful water delivery service which meant we didn't have to carry heavy water bottles up the hill which was quite steep. The beach was rather crowded in parts with sunbeds and needed a bit of a clean up regarding cigarette ends etc. However there was a daily taxi boat to the next bay, Kumlubuk, where the beach was quieter and cleaner. The restaurants recommended by Debbie all proved to be excellent quality and value for money. All in all Debbie and Jimmy provide a service second to none.
13 Sep 2011
"A fabulous apartment in a beautiful situation"
This is one of the best equipped apartments we have ever stayed in with everything you could possible want and was spotlessly clean on arrival. The view from each balcony is spectacular and even though it is close to the main route into Turunc, it was very quiet. This also has the advantage of the Dolmus stopping directly outside the apartment. We took the boat to Marmaris one day and after enjoying the old town and harbour, stocked up at the huge supermarket and returned by Dolmus virtually door to door.
To get the views of course there is a hill to climb from the beach and the town but it is only a short distance and the water deliveries organised by Debbie who manages this apartment certainly helped in this respect. There is a path directly opposite which takes you straight down to the quiet end of the beach, where there are also good restaurants - Kavala was a favourite. Our only gripe was that we had only booked one week and were elsewhere for the second week - we will definitely be back for 2 weeks next time.
We are so glad that you appreciated the water delivery service and that you enjoyed your stay at Bay View. We think it is a lovely apartment and it is good to have our opinion backed up by your kind words. Hopefully, we will see you again soon.
23 May 2011
"Absolutely fabulous apartment in every way!"
This apartment is beautiful. The minute I stepped through the door it felt really right. It is a great size and kitted out with absolutely everything you would ever need and more. The marble staircas… More
We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay - Bay View Apartment is our most popular property for all of the reasons that you mention! We look forward to seeing you again next year.
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