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Villa Amara is a charming holiday home in Kayakoy with private pool and garden

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,453 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa Amara is a stone villa with 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with private large pool.

This wonderful, family friendly holiday home has been built in traditional style from local stone, and blends perfectly with the natural surroundings.Villa Amara has real character and charm, while inside stone walls and chic furnishings with modern fixtures add a touch of the contemporary. The spacious interiors provide a feeling of light throughout, and the perspective from each room is designed to make the most of the mesmerising views. The grounds are extensive, with a large terrace and stunning pool perfectly positioned to imbibe the beautiful scenery.Amara means paradise the retreat is surrounded by a lovely garden , which lend further character and provide a degree of shade for thoses seeking to escape the heat. You can wander into the nice gardens, dotted with shrubs, flowers and chill out at the pool and the terrace with a glass of wine or a good book.

More Details

Arife Njoku
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Turkish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2018

About Arife Njoku

My husband and i we come to Kayakoy in 1993 and fall in love in this Village and surrounding.

We desided to buy in 1997 a land over 6000 m2 and start to build up this beautıful Villa in 2013.

We did everything to protect the nature and integrate the Villa into the nature softly.

We will be happy to share our holiday home with people from all over the world and enjoy the beautiful area of Kayakoy in Turkey.

Why Arife Njoku chose Fethiye

Villa Amara is a charming holiday accomodation infront of the forest , with private pool and fantastic view into the nature. The interiour is in turkish and mediterranean design. All bedrooms have the direct doors to the terrace and pool area.

The Ghost town is only 10 min walk from our holiday home.

The Gemiler beach is only 10 min. drive away from Villa Amara and the famoust beach Ölüdeniz is also 15 min drive away from Villa Amara.

What makes this villa unique

Villa Amara is a real stone builded house with ottoman , mediterranean designed interior.

The large pool and fantastic view from the terrace make your holiday perfect.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Fethiye in Muğla Province

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1453 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • All bath rooms are full with toilet and shower and lavabo. Twice the week the bathroom will clean up by our cleaning lady.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , well decorated bedroom with entering door to the pool .
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Bedroom 1 has an ensuite and entering door to the pool area.
  • Bedroom one is an en suite bedroom with double bed . Bedroom two is an bedroom with 2 single bed. Both bedrooms has an separate door to the terrace.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Villa Amara is a charming holiday home in Kayakoy with private pool and garden
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Could hardly have been better!

  • 5 of 5

We love the Edenvillas, each one feels isolated and there is a feeling of being the only guests there. Arife and Oliver are always available but never intrusive. We really enjoyed our extremely leisurely breakfast(9.30-14.00!) as Arife is a marvellous cook and host. We cannot wait to return next year. Any time spent there is never enough for us, it is highly recommended if you want a peaceful and quiet holiday. There are lots of good restaurants in Kayakoy and lots to do in the surrounding areas. We have been visiting the area for almost 20 years and have yet to be bored.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bes dear Carol, thank you so much for your comming and staying in our lovely VILLA AMARA . Oliver and me are very happy to hear that you had a very good time in our holiday home and in Kayakoy. Thank you again and we can`t wait to seeing you again next year . Best wishes Arife & Oliver
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A piece of Turkish paradise

  • 5 of 5

On arrival to Kayakoy we were met by Oliver, who drove us up the dirt track to our secluded villa. Villa Amara is nestled with three other villas, in a quiet and secluded area, next to the ghost village.

The villa was decorated beautifully and was complete with up to date kitchen appliances.

Upon arrival Arife and Oliver showed us round the villa and Arife had cooked an amazing meal for our first night which she delivered to accompany the wine she had left in the fridge.

The villa is in a beautiful spot, and although three other villas are there, it is quiet and relaxing. The pool is fantastic, big enough to have an inflatable chair, a lilo and a massive inflatable swan all in the pool with four of us at once.

Although secluded our two teenage daughters adored it, especially the privacy around the pool area.

We asked for a clothes airer to be supplied as I wanted to use the washing machine and when we returned home the evening one was waiting.

There is a short walk to get into the village, for small convienience stores and an amazing bakery. It is also easy to walk to some fantastic local restaurants and the ghost village.

The village is a stones throw from great beaches, especially our favourite, Kidrak.

Also Hisonaru is easily visited where it is lively and bustling.

We also went to Fethiye market for supplies of fantastic fruit and veg.

Arife organised car hire for us, and we would recommend this to get the most it of the area. And she organised a private boat trip which we would recommend. Arife and Oliver go out of their way to ensure your holiday is perfect.

This was a fantastic holiday in a beautiful area, a small piece of paradise.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ali dear Andy, thank you so much for your coming and staying in our villa Amara. Oliver and me were very happy to hear that you had all a good time. For us it is very important to make the stay of our guests more than comfortable. We hope to have you back in the future as our guests in our place and holiday home villa Amara. Best wishes and all the best Arife & Oliver and our son Malik
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Chic and Chill holiday

  • 4 of 5

It is very private and nice renovated. For us it was a place to really relax.

In the morning its about 10 minutes to walk to the bakery in town.

There are several nice restaurants in Kayakoy. We mist a little, small lights in house the to make it more cosy. Most of the time one or more cats and a dog came to visit us.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Ton and Petra for coming to our holiday home . We do everything for our guests and we very happy when our guests let us know what we can do better in the future. Wish you both all the best and looking forward to aeeing you again in Villa Amara. Arife & Oliver
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Beautiful villa .amazing peaceful setting,

  • 5 of 5

Another fantastic holiday at Arife and Oliver's villa amara.every time we stay we feel like it's our second home and Arife and Oliver are good friends not owners.The villa is alway immaculate and everything you need is there.nothing is to much trouble and we even went for dinner at Arife and Oliver's villa.the pool is amazing and the views from the terrace are beautiful.

And everything else is a short walk down the path next to the ghost village. I would recommend villa amara so much. We have been 3 times and every time is better than the last.

Thanks Arife and Oliver

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Total relaxation and tranquility

  • 5 of 5

The villa exceeded our expectations! When we arrived we were taken aback at the total seclusion and peacefulness of the lovely villa. The accommodation was perfect for our family of 4 and the villa's pool was so relaxing - always at the perfect temperature and we were in it day and night! We have never been to Kayakoy in August before but, although the temperature was hot, the villa kept us cool and the air conditioning made it perfect for us. I loved the way the villa and pool was all on one level, so easy to walk in and out for refreshments. Arife and Oliver were there if we needed anything and it was lovely having them so close by. We were even greeted with a delicious lunch home cooked by Arife when we arrived which was such a welcoming gesture.

Thank you for such a lovely holiday, we hope to be back again in the future.

Sarah, Diarmuid, Lucy and Katharine Buckley

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful villa in a quiet area

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 2 children and I stayed in this beautiful villa for one week. In the run up to our holiday, Arife was in contact with me and answered all my queries promptly. She helped me choose the most appropriate villa in her land. She was very accommodating with my request. I wanted complete privacy and wanted for the villa we stayed in to not be over looked. Arife understood my request and placed a cover so that we cannot be overlooked from the private road leading to the 4 villa's that belong to Arife. This did not affect the lovely view we still had infront of us.

Arife and Oliver welcomed us and were around and very accessible the whole time. There was wifi in the villa which was handy.

The villa itself was very clean and spacious. Arife had cooked us a meal upon arrival, which was delicious. The pool was amazing and cleaned regularly. The pictures do not do this villa justice.

Although the villa is in a very quiet location, it is still very close to restaurants and mini markets. You can easily get to fethiye and oludeniz which were beautiful areas to visit, with shops, restaurants, markets and sea!

We hired a car and this certainly did allow us to be more flexible especially with the children.

I would really recommend this villa and recommend the owners, Arife and Oliver. They have assisted us so much to make this our perfect holiday.

This villa is ideal for families with young children who will be entertained in the pool and garden. It's also in close proximity to historical sites such as the ghost town, and beautiful beaches, restaurants and shops. I would also recommend this villa to couples who just want to relax and really get away from their busy lifestyle.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Izela İstanbul / Antik Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Harbour Taxi boat Calis / Speed boad to Rodos
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Antik restaurant / İstanbul / Levissis
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Ölüdeniz / Gemiler Beach
Car: recommended

The historic, picturesque and secluded valley is a wonderful secret hideaway.

The Kaya valley is just a ten-minute drive from Ölü Deniz yet a million miles away in terms of ambience. The valley floor is surrounded by the peaks of the surrounding mountains which stretch to the very ends of the Fethiye Peninsula. Tracks and single-track roads wind along the valley floor through tiny hamlets, past fields full of wheat and tobacco and finally onto the region’s secluded beach at Gemiler.

Kayaköy is, of course, now famed for being the inspiration for Louis de Bernières novel Birds Without Wings. The Greek village of Kaya was abandoned following the forced exchange of populations agreed between Turkey and Greece in 1926. Until then it had been a thriving community for centuries. In the intervening years the town has been left to crumble into disrepair leaving in its wake an eerie and fascinating ‘Ghost Village’ set in a beautiful rural valley.

Dining in the Region

If you’re staying in Kayaköy there are a few simple rural-style restaurants to choose from, each serving traditional Turkish cuisine. The traditional Ottoman-style köşk (kushk) seating areas are perfect to relax and unwind on. The typical dish on offer is mangal – a selection of meats which you may barbecue yourself (kendine pisir), if you wish. Alternatively you can order the lamb known as tandir, which are large cuts of slow-cooked lamb tender enough to melt in the mouth. The restaurants also serve a selection of mezes (small dishes) and gözleme (Turkish savoury pancakes).

Fethiye is also well worth a visit and has a large variety of restaurants and lokantas (cafés) in the bustling town and harbour areas offering a host of diverse menus. In our opinion the highlight of all the alternatives is the remarkable experience of dining in the vibrant fish market - an absolute 'must-do'!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Fethiye, Turkey

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

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