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Ground Floor Apartment With Stunning Scenic Views

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom apartment - Quiet Location, 10 Mins Walk To The Beach

Apartment Antares is set in a peaceful location on a small, quiet development known locally as Fidan 4. A breathtaking background view of green pine forest mountains, colourful bougainvillea, olive trees and palms provide a tranquil setting in which to relax. Antares is tastefully furnished, and is equipped with all the facilities that make it a real home from home. Ideal for families and couples, it is the perfect place to unwind. There are two large balconies overlooking the pool and garden areas, with generous surroundings for soaking up the sun. A 10 minute walk will find the beach, minimarkets, great bars and restaurants, and the local weekly market.

Note: Family or friends wanting to spend their holiday together?

The two ground floor apartments either side of the pool are ideal for family or friends wanting to spend their holiday together but in separate accommodation. We can put you in touch with the owners opposite for this opportunity. The apartments are the same size, each sleeping 4.

More Details

Owner
Mr and Mrs D Smith
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
2 October, 2017

About Mr and Mrs D Smith

We are Chris and Dave, a young-at-heart, still-hard-working couple who value our time on holiday. We have three wonderful sons, and three beautiful little grandsons.

Mr and Mrs D Smith purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Mr and Mrs D Smith chose Lycian & Turquoise Coast

We first came to Turunc with our family in 2003. Besides the unmistakably fabulous scenery, pretty little bay, and clear blue waters, we appreciated the warm and friendly approach of the Turkish people and the feeling of security for our children.

We left Turunc feeling it was “the best holiday ever,” and it wasn’t long before we decided to take the opportunity to buy our home for the family to enjoy whenever they wish. We’ve all been coming back ever since!

We enjoy chatting with the charming and welcoming locals in the village, and the hospitality provided by restaurant owners and their staff, and other traditional outlets. We’ve made some great friends with other holidaymakers, with whom we socialise back at home.

What makes this apartment unique

The beauty of a holiday in Turunc, is they can be as active or relaxed as you care to make them; for us, we enjoy our relaxation!

We love the peaceful location of both the apartment and Turunc itself, which is a far cry from the more lively towns that typically attract package holidays.

Whilst the younger generation are perhaps more adventurous and like to explore, our preferences now are to simply soak up the sunshine around the pool, or explore the pretty little villages and secluded bays nearby, and enjoy a meal out, with a glass of wine or two in the evening!

Turunc and Apartment Antares offer everything for a perfectly peaceful holiday, with plenty of opportunity for activities and adventure if desired.

Guestbook comments from the owner

August 2012

We had a fabulous time, even better than last time as we felt very much at home and really did relax. The apartment was great and just as accommodating as before. Having had a little stroll around, your block seems to have the best pool area as is much bigger than most and still very quiet..........

.........We will definitely be visiting again......so will keep in touch.



Jonathan.



September 2012

Once again we had a fantastic time in your apartment. The kids loved the pool to themselves and the guys at Alpina were very good and professional..........

..............We would definitely return again.

Thanks



Mick, Karen



June 2013

.....we had a wonderful time in Turunc and are looking at going again next year if possible - I will be in touch. ... We loved the apartment – all was wonderfully clean and very welcoming, a definite home from home....

........Alpina were wonderfully helpful – the transfers were great and we felt very cared for.

Julia & family
Jul 2008
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Location

Special interest holidays:

Walking and cycling are of special interest to many visitors to Turunc, and bicycles are available for hire.

Water sports including scuba diving, water skiing, windsurfing, and parasailing are also popular.

Tour operators offer many excursions, some for the day, and some with an overnight stay or two. There is a world of history to be explored in Turunc and the surrounding areas.

Your holiday can be as busy or relaxed as you wish; whether your preference is sunbathing by the pool or beach, or exploring and taking part in the activities and wide variety of excursions on offer, the opportunities are there!

Coast/Beach:

Along the coastline, the beaches are a mixture of fine sand and pebbles. The clear blue waters and interesting coves, can be explored via one of the many boat trips leaving from Turunc harbour. The quaint, serene villages of Amos and Kumlubuk are stunning, and for those seeking a busier area, the larger resorts of Icmelar and Marmaris can be reached by bus or water taxi.

Travel:

Dalaman is the nearest airport, and is approximately one and three quarter hours drive from Turunc. Car hire is available from the airport, but we recommend taking advantage of the transfer facilities we can help with, and perhaps hiring a car later during your holiday.

We are happy to make arrangements for transfers for you at the time of booking, and fees for this are payable directly to our representative in Turunc who set the price.

Distances:

The local "convenience" store is less than 5 minutes walk from the apartment, but supermarkets in the main street have a more extensive range of products.

Turunc village centre and beach are around 10 minutes walk away, and Amos and Kumlubuk a few minutes’ drive. They can also be reached by water taxi, or a walk along the coastal road, which takes between 30 minutes and an hour respectively.

The busier town of Marmaris is approximately 20km along the coastline, and Icmeler just 10km.

Further Details:

Turunc is a smaller more peaceful resort than most, still retaining its local charm. The people are welcoming and their stress-free way of life appeals.

It is ideal for holidaymakers who want to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in a timelessly beautiful setting. The sun shines for most of the year, but temperatures are at their highest from mid June through July, August and September.

Daily boat trips visit local sites of interest including nearby towns and secluded bays. The Five Bays tour with barbecue on board is great fun. The World Heritage site of Ephesus and the archaelogical remains are spectacular.

There are many bars and restaurants in the village, with fresh seafood, mezes, kebabs and other traditional Turkish cuisine. Welcoming staff guarantee something to suit all tastes. The main street is closed to traffic in the evening, ensuring a safe environment for children. Some “watering holes” provide live music and stay open a little later, but for real nightlife, Marmaris is the place to go!

Turunc has an intriguing variety of shops, selling goods such as: jewellry, clothes, shoes, beachwear and water-sports equipment. Minimarkets sell traditional Turkish souvenirs including local crafts, teas, spices and Turkish Delights, and on Mondays the market comes to town – be prepared to haggle!!

There are several ways to travel around for a reasonable cost. The bus (dolmus) leaves from the town regularly, and taxis and water taxis are also available. Bicycles, motorcycles, quad bikes and jeeps are available for hire in the town. The organised “jeep safari” is an enjoyable day out, and a great way to discover!

The marina at Marmaris is beautiful, and the shops vast. For a special day out with the family, enjoy a visit to the water park.

Turkish Lira is the currency; some locals are happy to take Sterling. The rate of exchange is better in Turkey than in the UK and some outlets will exchange your currency. There are ATMs within the town.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Turunç in Mugla

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • The tiled bathroom includes a whirlpool bath with over shower, w.c, basin and vanity unit with mirror. Towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed with matching wardrobe and drawers. Sliding doors lead to a large balcony overlooking the garden and pool. Bedroom 2 has twin beds with matching wardrobe and drawers. Both are fully air conditioned.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Prime location with quiet surroundings. Ground floor apartment. Fully air conditioned with no extra charge to guests. We respectfully request that it is switched off during any time outside or away from the apartment. Short walk to the beach. Car not necessary. The swimming pool is available from 1st May to 31st October. Our nearby representative speaks excellent English and will be on hand to help with any queries you may have. He can offer car hire, boat hire, organise excursions, and much more - just ask! We thank guests for adhering to the no smoking policy within the apartment and balcony areas. No pets thank you. Outside: The gated balcony leads directly to the pool, and four sun loungers and a sun shade are provided for your personal use. Outdoor furniture also includes a wooden table and four chairs for the kitchen/lounge balcony, and the smaller table with two chairs are perfect for breakfast on that of the bedroom. The garden and pool are communal yet very quiet, and there may often be times when you have it all to yourself. The space within the grounds is ideal for a family barbecue; disposable types can be purchased locally. If you prefer a relaxing evening in, with no cooking at all, try a freshly home-made casserole provided by the lady at the store just down the road. It can be delivered to you - just place the order in the morning. The light from the pool together with a candlelit balcony and perfectly laid table creates a lovely ambience in which to dine in the evening. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen, bath towels and cleaning on departure are all included in the rental rate. Bed linen can be changed upon request, and additional cleaning services provided. There will be a small charge for both, payable to our representative in Turunc. Other: The table and chairs in the dining area are versatile and are also suitable for outside use.

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Ground Floor Apartment With Stunning Scenic Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
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Wow

  • 5 of 5

There really is not anything that I can add that has not been mentioned in previous posts

The apartment is spotless and has every home comfort that you could require

Airport transfers were arranged through Chris and Dave On our arrival the driver was waiting for us and on our return arrived at the agreed time

Communication with Chris and Dave was always responded to promptly and questions answered in a a comprehensive manner

The local agents in Turunc were always available and only to pleased to assist in any way they can

On this occasion we came as a group of 8 renting an identical villa opposite, Chris and Dave can put you in touch with the other owners if you want to come as we did in a larger group

Even though we came in the height of August we had the pool to ourselves for our entire duration

Locals are very friendly and go out of their way to welcome you

In short I cannot fault it and look forward to returning

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Relaxing holiday excellent apartment

  • 5 of 5

Apartment is beautifully laid out both inside and out. Everything supplied for a lovely relaxing holiday.

Inside lovely lounge and kitchen with all we needed for our stay. Nice bathroom and 2 lovely bedrooms. Air-con in bedrooms and lounge area.

Lovely pool outside the door with a couple of patio areas for sitting out in.

During our 10 day stay we shared the pool with 1 other couple who almost never entered the pool.

The apartment is in a great location just outside of the main area of Turunc. Some restaurants and shops close by and a maximum 10 minute gentle walk to the main street where the majority of restaurants are situated.

For those new to Turkey this is a lovely part of the country and the people are friendly and the whole place feels very safe.

The owners were brilliant with all their communications and we really do look forward to using this place again. Great, thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Keith We're delighted to hear you all enjoyed your time relaxing in and around the apartment, and found everything you needed. It's great to have the pool to yourselves; guests are fortunate to experience that in most cases. The locals are very friendly in Turunc; a beautiful little village - and you will always feel welcome there. We hope you'll come back and stay at the apartment another time.
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Fabulous Holiday, can't wait to return!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! Where to start?! We stayed at this lovely apartment as a couple, however it is spacious enough for 2 couples or a family of 4. The outdoor area although shared is quiet and peaceful and surrounded by pretty, colourful flowers and has a good sized pool, which lights up on an evening. There are sun loungers available to soak up the hot Turkish sun around the pool as well as 2 outdoor terraces/ balcony when you want to have a break from the sun and cool off in the shade! This is also perfect for al fresco dining! The apartment itself is very spacious and has everything you could possibly need for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday, it is quite literally home from home. There is nothing that hasn't been thought of, and everything within the apartment is of good quality and very clean. We chose to dine in on a few evenings and had a home cooked Turkish casserole delivered to the apartment, which was perfect if you didn't want the hassle of cooking or cleaning up!!! This can be ordered at the little shop nearby. Every room has air con, which is perfect when it is 40 plus degrees outdoors! The apartment is situated a 5 min walk to the nearest supermarket and just a little bit further is Turunc bay. There are many restaurants and bars to choose from both on the Main Street and along the sea front. The apartment is well maintained and very clean and we would definitely recommend it to friends and family. We can't wait to return!!! Chris is an excellent host and gives lots of good advice and info. I found her to be extremely helpful whenever I had any questions, and she gets back to you very promptly when you send an email/ message.

We had an absolutely Wonderful holiday and we are so pleased to have found this great place. No wonder there are so many return guests. 10/10

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review; such great comments! We're pleased to hear your holiday was everything you had hoped for and both found the apartment to be a home from home - something very important to us. We always want our guests to feel relaxed in pretty surroundings with everything they need to hand. Please do come back and visit again.
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Another wonderful holiday at Antares!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our 5th holiday in the 'Antares' apartment. As usual the apartment was beautifully maintained and clean, with new furniture to provide greater comfort. The apartment has everything you could need for a family holiday - a well supplied kitchen, air-conditioning, TV & DVD, as-well as a wonderful swimming pool and a friendly tortoise! We have already re-booked for our 6th visit to Turunc & Antares. Thank you again for our 'Turkish home from home!'

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this review, it's good to hear. It's important that our guests feel relaxed and at home in and around the apartment with everything provided for comfort. The pool area is great for families - mums and dads perhaps wishing to sunbathe whilst the younger ones enjoy splashing in the pool. Thanks you again for your review, and we look forward to welcoming you on your next visit.
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Lovely apartment, great location

  • 5 of 5

Would highly recommend Chris and Dave's apartment. Perfect location. The property is well equipped and furnished which made it feel almost like home from home. Chris and Dave and their agent in Turunc could not have been more helpful in ensuring that we had a great holiday. Many thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Pam, we appreciate your kind comments and hope to see you back in Turunc again.
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Another amazing holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our 5th time in this beautiful well maintained apartment which is well equipped and truly home from home. Highly recommended! Lovely pool and not far from the lovely sea front and restaurants of Turunc. Can't wait to be back. The Thompsons

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for these great, positive comments. We would be delighted to welcome you all back another time.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Turunç, Turkey

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 1
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£300
for 7 nights
£300
 
 
Rate 2
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
Rate 3
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 
 
Rate 4
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
Rate 5
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£300
for 7 nights
£300
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% non-returnable deposit of rental fee due at time of booking. Balance of 75% of rental fee due 8 weeks prior to visit. Transfer fees payable to our representative in Turunc during your stay, and any additional cleaning or linen requested payable as agreed.

Changeover Day:
Several airlines now fly to Dalaman, with a variety of arrival/departure days and times. We like to be as flexible as possible with changeover days to suit our guests, and are happy to discuss requirements.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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