Akyaka Traditional Style Spacious Villas with Pool
Peaceful Central Location, Close to Beach and Restaurants
Two x 2 and 3 Bedroom Villas (Sleeps 4 and 5)
The Villas Vali are ideally located near the beautiful Azmak River just a 5 minute walk to Akyaka Village in one direction, or 5 minutes to the famous riverside restaurants in the other. Villas Vali are a group of only 5, two, three and four bedroom villas that share two swimming pools, set in beautiful, relaxing gardens and with views of the sea, Sakar Mountain, citrus and olive groves. The traditional 'Mugla' style architecture combined with true Turkish hospitality makes this the perfect home away from home.
Villa (Sleeps 5, 3 Bedrooms) Villa D - E
Luxury villa with three bedrooms. Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with single beds. Four balconies. Two bathrooms with shower. Hair dryer. Open-plan lounge. Well equipped kitchen with hob, fridge, kettle and toaster.
Property Type: Villa
Set in beautiful, relaxing gardens and with views of the sea. Honesty bar serving drinks, and locally produced food freshly cooked. Two freshwater swimming pools (4m x 8m depths 1.45-1.80m) set in private gardens with both shady and sunny areas, and comfortable seating. Beach and restaurants a pleasant 5 minute stroll along the Azmak river.
Important notes on accommodation
Each villa has twin and double beds, Satellite TV, well-equipped kitchen with hob, kettle, fridge/freezer and toaster, air-conditioned main bedrooms, free wireless internet access, DVD player, lounge/dining areas, upstairs shower with WC and several balconies. Iron available. Linen and towels (including beach towels) are all provided, changed twice a week, and light cleaning is done on a daily basis.
Location Type: Beach, Village.
Villa (Sleeps 5, 3 Bedrooms) Villa D - E prices
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Flexible. We understand that flight times are not under the control of our guests, and try very hard to accommodate any requirement.
£100 non refundable deposit per villa is required on booking and balance paid 8 weeks prior to start of holiday. Cancellation charges; prior to 8 weeks - nil, 6-8 weeks notice 25%, 4-6 weeks notice 50%, 2-4 weeks notice 75%.
About the area
The sandy beach in Akyaka is a pleasant 5 minutes stroll along the banks of the Azmak river. The famous and scenic Cinar beach is 45 minutes walk, or can be reached by a local taxi (taxis are plentiful and cheap).
How to get there
Akyaka is a 55 minutes drive from Dalaman Airport, or 1 hour 20 minutes from Bodrum Airport. Cheap flights are available.
Fly to Dalaman (70km) or Bodrum(85km), Turkey. Owner can arrange transfer or taxi at airport, approx £45 (Dalaman) or £70 (Bodrum). Car hire can be booked locally in advance through owner (approx £20/day).
Akayaka is set midway between the 'county town' of Mugla, and the bustling resort of Marmaris, both of which are about a 30 minute drive. Dalyan with its mud baths and the ancient city of Kaunos are only 45 minutes. For the more adventurous, the famous sites of Ephesus and Aphrodisias are approximately 3 hours drive. Private or group tours can be arranged.
Akyaka has many restaurants, set both on the beach, in the village, and along the Azmak river. Although there is no bank, there are several ATMs, and credit cards are accepted in many of the shops and restaurants (as is sterling, which can also be exchanged with the owner). There are many beach activities available, including kayaking, windsurfing, kitesurfing, canoeing, sailing. Many boat trips are also available, both around the Bay of Gokova (including to the famous Cleopatra's Island), and along the 2 rivers that flow into the bay. There are also many well documented local walks, including the Eucalyptus walk - for which a private guide may be arranged. A special feature of the villas is local cookery lessons, available for a nominal amount.
About the Owner
My name is Caglar (in English pronounced Charler) Bozkurt, and I live in Akyaka close to the Villas Vali, which my family built in 1994. I love nothing more than seeing my guests enjoying a happy and relaxing holiday, and am delighted to see them return year after year.
Year property purchased: 1994
Why this location?
Akyaka is a beautiful small Turkish village. Whilst it caters for tourists, it is still very Turkish. You can eat at idyllic fresh fish restaurants by the river, surrounded by nature. As well as grilled and fish selections, Turkish cuisine caters very well for vegetarians. The owner's family still run their own farm in the mountains above Akyaka, and will happily teach you about traditional Turkish life, from picking the produce through to cooking over an open fire - and of course eating it afterwards washed down by local beer or wine!
What are the unique benefits of the property?
Family run holiday villas where nothing is too much trouble for our guests.
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