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Self Catering Apartment in small complex with shared pool



Updated: 05-Nov-2016
Apartment in Kalkan, Turkey - Ideal Location, Short Walk to Beach and Town Yet Quiet and Secluded

Our apartment is ideally located within an easy 5 minute walk to the quaint cobbled streets of old Kalkan, shops, restaurants, bars, bus and taxi stop. The beach, harbour and swimming decks are 10 minutes walk away. Kalkan town, at night, is were it all happens! Shops stay open till late, and the evenings are spent strolling down the fascinating cobbled streets, meeting new friends and greeting those you already know, stopping for a drink at a pavement bar or negotiating to purchase that special Turkish carpet! The location is very quiet and secluded, yet you are right in the heart of the action - no need for a car or an expensive taxi home after a long day! It is in a small block of just 6 apartments, who share a very large sparkling pool, meticulously maintained. The apartment block has a fresh coat of steel blue paint this year. See our weblink below.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We have been involved in the travel industry for 30 years and have owned our own guesthouses for much of this time. This has helped us understand just what a guest wants and how best to make a comfortable, hassle free holiday possible for guests. We love travel ourselves and enjoy helping people find the right holiday to suit their needs. We live in Hermanus, South Africa,which is similar, in many ways to Kalkan, one of the reasons we love it so much! We, too, live with a view of a beautiful bay (Walker Bay) which is surrounded by mountains, as Kalkan is.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

'Thank you for a super holiday! Your apartment's position & facilities were perfect. The Ellis' were so helpful and attentive.' Melvyn & Julie.

The location must be one of the best, supermarkets, bank, within a few yards ,a short stroll to the village for the best array of local restaurants we have ever seen!

'The apartment is very well situated & kept very clean.' Chris, Manchester.

Many thanks for your help with our arrangements. It put our minds at rest when you organised transfers & other details as we were new to the area & did not know where to even begin! Ian & Mandy Hurford.

'We have a pact not to visit the same place twice, but will be back to Kalkan and your apartment! Tony

'Its the best apartment we've had in Turkey or Greece, we were surprised at how big it was.' David & Jenny UK.

We felt really at home & could not have wished for better facilities. The bed was really comfortable, with plenty of storage space.Great to have a washing machine & beach towels were a bon
Jul 2006
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5 Reviews

based on 5 holidaymaker reviews


Kalkan Secrets

  • 3 of 5

This was our 6th year in Kalkan and we are never disappointed. The apartment is really comfortable for two. The terrace overlooks the swimming pool and has furniuture so you can eat outside.

Good location, just far enough to walk for daily exercise,quiet & secluded & a beautiful view of the mountains.

The apartment is ideal size, well presented & well maintained & an excellent pool..

Looking forward to returning

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent apartment and facilities

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at "Dawn" apartment and enjoyed it as much as we did before. The apartment is very comfortable, all the facilities you need and well equipped.

The pool is brilliant. Very big compared to a lot of apartments in the area, and because there are only 6 apartments in the block it's never too busy. In fact, most days we had it to ourselves!

Excellent location as well. 5 min stroll into town and only a 2 min walk to the Yali supermarket.

Will definitely be returning in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, Thank you so much! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay again. Mum and I look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Beryl
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  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fantastic two weeks in Kalkan!

The apartment is a lovely and spacious in an ideal location, just minutes walk to bars and restaurants, yet quiet enough to enjoy relaxing by the pool or on the terrace. There are a few smaller supermarkets, green grocers and bakeries again working walking distance to pick up any supplies. It may be worth noting that there are some very steep slopes down/up to and from the old town where restaurants/bars/shops are located.

We have fallen in love with Kalkans charms and we are already planning a return to this lovely apartment and beautiful seaside town.

We have been extremely impressed with the communication with Les and Beryl, from booking, arranging transfers and feedback from our travels.

We cannot wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you had a fantastic time! It is a special place! We look forward to welcoming you back! Kalkan is a steep resort, but the upside is the wonderful Taurus mountains that surround it. The walk from town is managable, and gets those muscles working! We can them "Kalkan calves!"
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Ticknall - Derbyshire

Great Value for Money

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely holiday. The web description was accurate. The owners booked the airport transfer which worked very well. The apartment was spotless and well equipped.The location was fine and entailed only a short stroll to the pedestrianized town centre with it's numerous restaurants and shops.

We loved Kalkan. We found the locals to be very pleasant and friendly. We will certainly be returning. "Dawn" apartment represents very good value for money and we do not hesitate in recommending it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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great time

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time, apartment very clean. Pool a good size, very quiet area but still very close to many bars and restaurants. Will certainly go back again. Met some lovely people.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Turkey is our favourite country! We love the friendliness and hospitality of the people, the nature, beautiful clear sea, the food, the culture. Kalkan was our choice for being small enough to be personal, and yet have all that one wants in a holiday destination.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Dalaman at 120 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Nur Hotel at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Kas at 30 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Sarigerme at 120 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : D400 at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Cardimon at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Kalkan Beach at 1.5 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Kalkan offers so much for the active guest. All water sports, including diving, canoeing and sea kayaking. Jeep safaris, paragliding, horse riding or hiking on well marked tracks, even hunting in winter! Visit the numerous historic sites, Kekova Island, Patara, Xanthos or Saklikent. Or just chill, shop to drop, go the gourmet route! Many restaurants are family owned. Food is consistently good, with so many meat and vegetarian options. It is always fresh, and offers such good value compared to countries like Greece. See website for more details. There are 3 more apartments , all the same size, available to rent should you wish to travel with a group of friends or family. Please enquire if you would like to rent more than one apartment. We will be glad to do your booking for 1 or more apartments for you, or put you in touch with the owners. It is ideal for a larger party, as you will then have the exclusive use of all the facilities offered, including our super large, sparkling pool.


Kalkan has a good pebble beach adjacent to the harbour and many diving platforms to reach the sea. Turkey's longest sandy beach, Patara beach, (Where the loggerhead turtles breed), is 25 minutes by dolmus. The much photographed sandy beach of Kaputas is 5 minutes ride by dolmus. Olu Deniz, one of the best beaches in the world, is an hour away. Explore - you are sure to find your own secret cove. A day cruise on a gulet will allow you to swim off the boat and have a therapeutic mud bath.


Dalaman the closest airport, is 1 hr 20 min drive to Kalkan. It is open year round and there are numerous direct flights from all major airports. Easyjet has sarted a service, showing the growing popularity of this beautiful part of the Turkish coast. One can also fly into Antalya, a 2 hr drive along a spectacular coastal route. See our website (weblink below) for information on airlines. Transfers are available, in good vehicles and along a good road. Cost UKL 110 return for 1-3 passengers.


Supermarket, farmers market, banks and a delicious patisserie a few steps away. Chemist, doctor, hairdressers 2 min walk. Bus stop, taxi rank, fresh produce market, PTT, old town: 5 min walk. Restaurants, bars, shops are all over the old town 5 min walk. Kalkan beach, swimming platforms and harbour for boat trips 10 min walk. Pictureque Kaputas beach: 5 min by minibus. The 17km long Patara beach and archeological site 25 min by minibus. Fethiye, Olu Deniz and Saklikent 1 hour by road.

Further Details:

Kalkan is well known for its many superb restaurants and romantic, moonlit terrace bars overlooking the bay. Take a BBQ or dinner cruise on a gulet. There are numerous interesting places within easy reach, on a tour, or on your own - Kekova Island with its sunken tombs, Saklikent Gorge. There are a host of choices for water sports and soft adventure, sightseeing and shopping.


Rental rates

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1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
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Rate 2
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
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Rate 3
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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Rate 4
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
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My Standard Rate
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Booking Notes:
When you enquire about our apartment, we are happy to hold your preferred dates available, for 3 days - no strings attached -, while you secure flights. A £100 non refundable deposit is required to secure the booking. The balance, with a GBP50 refundable security deposit, is payable 6 weeks prior to arrival. A written booking agreement, designed to protect both parties, must be signed.

Changeover Day:
Guests may arrive any day. Daily rates available and special discounts for extended stays.

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From the Owner

Our apartment is so central - to the sea and beaches, the charm of the Old Town, restaurants, supermarkets, banks, transport, all within easy walking distance, yet in a quiet location, away from crowds and noisy disturbances.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village


  • bay
  • caves
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Floor Area

  • 40 m²


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Spacious new modern bathroom with walk in shower, wash basin and toilet. Extra large fluffy towels are provided. Hairdryer. extra shelves for toiletries, etc. one bathroom.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedroom) 5 more apartments available Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom has a king size extra length bed, wardrobe, pure cotton bed linen. Sleeper couches open easily into 100cm wide,comfortable beds, not your usual sleeper couch! Linen here is 100% cool cotton percale. Bedroom has its own aircon and heater.


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: The air conditioning is very effective in keeping the entire apartment cool in summer. There is a large fan for those who prefer it. Heaters are provided in winter. Mosquito netting cover all windows. The large balcony is a delight in the evenings, with super views over the mountains, and the refreshing, cool pool just in front of you. There is a DVD player for movies and a CD player with Ipod docking, books, magazines and games for your use. There is no TV. Sport on Sky TV is shown at any number of bars and restaurants, which you can enjoy in the company of other supporters. The apartment and pool area are serviced to a meticulous standard. Reception service. Tours, gulet cruises, can be booked. The environment is ideal for children of all ages. Outside: Enjoy the really large pool, belonging to just 6 apartments, from the comfort of your own balcony. The apartment has 4 loungers with padded cushions and a large parasol, for the exclusive use of our guests. There are also large marble outdoor tables and chairs should you wish to eat outside. We have a lovely, secluded patio with sea views, tables and chairs ideal for guests to enjoy sun downers. The gardens have lovely, shady trees and beautiful views. There is a free Wi fi internet connection for the use of guests. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The apartment is cleaned weekly. Bed linen of the finest 100% cotton percale and fluffy large bath sheets are changed every 4 days. Bins are emptied daily. The pool area, loungers and parasols are kept spotlessly clean by the friendly staff.

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