Our spacious duplex apartment, with its floor to ceiling windows, is in a prime location within the newly built (2012) Orka Gardens complex as it has one of the sunniest aspects and is idyllic to watch the sunset. Our beautiful accommodation offers 3 generous sized bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 balconies, open-plan lounge, fully fitted kitchen and air-conditioning throughout. The main balcony, which has a dining table and chairs, overlooks the large (25m) shared pool and separate children's pool. There is plenty of space around the pool with ample sun-loungers and parasols. It is perfect for a relaxing family holiday.
The bedrooms consist of one kingsize, one double and one twin, sleeping 6 comfortably. Each bedroom has air-con, plenty of wardrobe and drawer space and 2 of the bedrooms have their own balcony. Both bathrooms are spacious and tiled floor to ceiling. Each has a large shower, toilet, wash-hand basin with vanity mirror, towel rail and shaver point.
The kitchen is fully equipped with cooker, hob, large fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave, kettle, toaster, iron, ironing board & clothes airer. It's floor to ceiling windows overlook the pool and leads onto the main balcony for al fresco dining.
The lounge has a large, L-shaped settee, 32" LCD TV, DVD player and satellite TV with 24 English-speaking channels. There is also a sideboard, coffee table, air-con and it boasts floor to ceiling windows on 2 sides giving it a bright, open feeling.
The complex is set in beautifully maintained, landscaped gardens with friendly, helpful staff who are more than willing to be of any assistance. There is also 24 hr security. The surrounding mountain views are simply stunning. We like nothing more than to watch the sun set whilst sipping G&T after a hard day's sunbathing.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Nearest beach||Olu Deniz 5 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 100 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Sofa Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Aegean region is a natural paradise with long-stretching beaches, picturesque surroundings and a mountainous backdrop. The plentiful coastline offers abundant activities for water sports and the diverse landscape provides a wide variety of interesting places to visit and explore. The mild climate makes it an all year round destination: pleasant Springs, hot Summers, sunny Autumns and cosy Winters.
The beautiful, extensive beach at Olu Deniz is a 10 min bus ride away. Orka has its own private section where you can relax and swim in the famous Blue Lagoon. There are plenty of beach bars/restaurants along the promenade. Activities include water sports such as snorkelling, scuba-diving as well as boat trips, sunset cruises, para-gliding and much more.
There is a golf course approximately 30 minutes drive away.
Nearest airport is Dalaman - 50km from resort. Transfer takes approximately 1 hour by private car/people carrier and can be arranged.
Car hire is not necessary as all amenities are either within walking distance or a bus (Dolmus) ride. The bus service is frequent and an ideal, inexpensive way to travel around.
The taxi service is excellent with a call button immediately outside the complex.
Hisaronu (only 2.5 km away) provides great night-life, whether you want to party, relax and eat in one of the many restaurants or just browse in the wide variety of shops. There is an aqua-park within walking distance (1.6km away). The beach at Olu Deniz (5km) can be reached by the frequent bus service. Kayakoy (5km) is a fascinating ghost town. Fethiye (15 min bus ride) is a romantic harbour town where you can shop, dine and even take a boat trip to Rhodes.
In Ovacik itself there are many shops, a supermarket, bars and restaurants all within easy walking distance. Hisaronu (approx 15-20 min walk) has even more shops, supermarkets, bars, nightclubs and restaurants - you really are spoiled for choice! Many restaurants even offer a free pick-up service from the apartment if you pre-book a table. There are several tour operators where you can book a wide variety of experiences such as: a jeep safari, para-gliding, boat trips, white-water rafting, horse riding, go-karting etc. The full day excursions include lunch and transfer to and from the apartment. Monday is market day where you can buy fresh local produce. Make sure you haggle for the fake 'designer' goods! There are several money exchange places and a main post office as well as Doctors surgeries. Olu Deniz (a short bus ride away) boasts a beautiful, extensive sandy beach and the safe, shallow waters of the Blue Lagoon. Orka Gardens complex is part of the award winning Orka Homes Group. As our guest, you will have full free and exclusive use of the nearby 4* Orka Hotel complex which has a children's club, health spa, gym, Turkish bath, 3 swimming pools, poolside snack bars, pool and table tennis tables, internet cafe, restaurant and terrace bar with nightly entertainment including children's disco, Turkish nights and barbeques etc. Transfer between any Orka complex is free. If you have a late flight home and require use of our apartment for a further half day, please ask and we'll try to accommodate you if at all possible. Alternatively, there's a lock-up facility for luggage in the Orka Hotel and guests can use the hotel facilities including showers in the Turkish bath on site.
You must purchase a visa on entry to Turkey which costs £10 per person and is payable on arrival at the airport.