Villa in Akkaya (Secret Valley) Dalaman, Turkey - Spectacular Scenery. A Tranquil & Peaceful Location Overlooking Akkaya Lake, Family Friendly
This 3 bed, 3 terraced villa is situated overlooking the lake.
It has 2 large free form swimming pools, both 120 sq meters in size. The villa has excellent easy access to the first pool.
The terraces of this villa are not overlooked by any other guest around the pool area. The most welcome morning sun rises behind the villa over the pool. and sun-set is over the lake in front of the villa. (What a view)
Lakeside Villa is not situated within the hustle and bustle of a Turkish holiday town.
(The location in the secret valley was excellent, far enough away from everything but central enough that all the major attractions/beaches are only a short car journey away) THIS COMMENT WAS FROM A PAST GUEST.
Lakeside villa offers a quality 'get away from it all holiday', you may even get the pool to your self, how fabulous is that.
We do recommend car hire to explore this beautiful region, where you can do as much or a little as you please.
There is an abundance of information in the villa to help you.
WiFi available at the restaurant & the villa with a prepaid dongle available from the Uk
Top Traveller Review
A lovely villa in a stunning location
Thank you so much Gill.
About the Owner
Hi, we are Gillian & Anthony not forgetting our Son Gregory. I am presently employed by the John Lewis partnership within the Furnishing and Textile department. My main attribute is creating bespoke window treatments. I have previously worked for Laura Ashley for 13 years and feel that my design skills are reflected within our villa. I have a high standard of customer service when inquiring/booking Lakeside Villa.
Guestbook comments from the owner
Dear Gill and Anthony, Thankyou for a lovely stay in your superb villa which is situated in a wonderful area. We can see why you have fallen in love with both the villa, its location and the country. We visited the sakrilent gorge, Tlos, and Oludeniz, a boat trip down the Dalyan creek to see the turtles, experience the mud baths and Dalaman market. We ate in the Akkaya restaurant in the tree tops one evening. The children also did Parasailing in Sarigerme and had refreshing swims in the pool! We also did a boat trip at Gocek with six stops where you could swim off the boat. It will definitely keep us going through the winter months. Many thanks again Rosemary, Chris & Co. OCTOBER 2011
Dear Gill & Family. We had a fantastic holiday.The villa was clean, well equipped and suited us extremely well!! The complex was lovely and peaceful and most of the time I was the only person sunbathing by the pool, which suited me just fine. Once again, MANY THANKS Sarah,Gary & family. AUGUST 2012
5 based on 10 holidaymaker reviews
A lovely villa in a stunning location
I had a fantastic weeks holiday with friends at this villa in October 2015. It is clean, spacious and very nicely furnished. It is located in a small cluster of villas in a hillside location so is very tranquil and relaxing. The views are lovely looking down over a lake and valley and an evening drink on the balcony to watch the sunset is a must. The nearest pool was clean and was located immediately behind the villa up a few steps. I hope to return there again sometime soon and would certainly recommend it to friends and family. There are plenty of places to visit if you want to head out and about and for this car hire is recommended.
Thank you so much Gill.
A superb villa in a wonderful location
We have just returned from yet another wonderful holiday at 28, Lakeside. The owners Gill and Anthony made booking yet again so easy and hassle free, even to arranging car hire for us and their communication is excellent. The villa is beautifully presented, clean and very well equipped with all that is needed for a great holiday. The spiral staircase and balconies make this property particularly attractive. It is in a spectacular location and the small complex itself including the pools are very well maintained.We have stayed at many villas .This is the first time we have ever returned to a villa /same location, which is testament to how pleased we are with this property and the service we receive from the owners.
Rosemary, Chris, Emma , Laura and Thomas Clayton
28 Lakeside villa, Summer 2015.
Just returned from a 2 week break at Lakeside villa.The villa was a home from home and as described on the web site . Gill's customer service was over and above what I have experienced before and she went the extra mile to help with queries and even arranged our car hire at a very competitive rate. Although we had a shared pool, even in the middle of the summer holidays we often had the pool to ourselves, and the pool is a great size which means you can have a good swim. The location of the villa is slightly remote so a car is a must , however the views are spectacular. The Akkayya Garden Restaurant is a few minutes walk and the staff are very friendly and offer a varied menu at very good prices.We were able to book a boat trip on the Dalaman river which was great, and included lunch, fishing and canoeing and note that other excursions were available to book at the site office.We also took a boat trip from Dalyan , this trip included turtle watching, mud baths, crab fishing and barbecue, with swimming off the boat.We had a truly relaxing holiday and I would recommend the villa most highly.Thank again Gill & Anthony.
Beautiful Villa with amazing views!
Just returned from a wonderful holiday at Gill and Anthony's beautiful villa. The description was accurate, and the villa was very clean and with stylish furnishes, and all you need for a relaxing holiday! The owners were very prompt, flexible, friendly, and courteous with the booking process.
There are lots of things to do within a fairly short drive - our favourite being the 12 Island Cruise - a must!! We also loved the nearby restaurant - eating in a garden oasis was an experience not to be missed! All in all we had a fantastic holiday and would recommend this to friends and family! We hope to be back!! Thank you Gill and Anthony!
We've just arrived back from a 2 week holiday in Akkaya Valley and wanted to let you know what a super time we all had.
Myself and my husband along with 3 grown up children had a super relaxing holiday in Gill and Tony's villa.
From my first contact with Gill and until my last one, I only have praise for the communication we have received and the offers of help that were given.
The other residents around the pool (two other couples) were very helpful too and offered advice on places to go and the best time to go there.
This is a must visit area for all sun seekers, not a cloud in the sky for 14 days and temperatures over 35 degrees every day.
A car is a must but Gill can organise that for you too at very reasonable rates.
We ate at the restaurant on site most days (for convenience, price, quality and hospitality and free wifi) and would recommend this to everyone.
Whilst in the area we hired our own boat (with 2 crew) for 750
Great Place to Stay
A spacious and well designed villa, with a beautiful view of the mountains and Lakes, perfectly kept gardens and pool. The villa is well equipped and the bedrooms are large enough for our family of 5.
The location in the secret valley was excellent, far enough away from everything but central enough that all the major attractions/beaches are only a short car journey away.
From the Owner
“I purchased the villa in 2008 as a holiday home for us. It was the first time I had ever visited Turkey and was extremely impressed with the stunning green countryside. Anthony and I hope to spend 2-3 months at the villa in the future. I was amazed to see the attention to detail within the build of the development and our villa. Anthony & I have continued to provide quality furnishing through out our villa for your enjoyment. The Secret Valley where Lakeside villa is set is so different from any other place we have ever visited. You are situated in this small exclusive private development. Akkaya Valley has hamlets of exquisite quality properties with unspoiled surroundings providing you with a peaceful and relaxing holiday. You can do as much or as little as you please. The location in the secret valley was excellent, far enough away from everything but central enough that all the major attractions/beaches are only a short car journey away.”
Activity and Interests
There are many beaches local to the villa.
Sarigerme - A long stretch of golden sand. This beach has good facilities as well as a life guard.
Iztuzu beach - Famous for the nesting of turtles and is accessible from Dalyan via the boat taxi. It is also accessible by car.
Dalaman International Airport is a 30 minutes drive away from the villa. The journey to the villa is well signposted. We feel that car hire is essential to explore this coastal area. £15.00 per day (Renault Symbol or Fiat Alba) payment in English pounds or card payment, upon collection at Dalaman airport.
Dalaman - Great for local food shopping and restaurants, 15 mins by car.
Dalyan - for boat taxi, beach, restaurants, shopping, ancient tombs and mud baths, 40 mins by car.
Gocek - for an up market visit, harbour, shopping, restaurants, market, also 40 mins by car.
Oludeniz - 1 hour drive, tourist town. There are many trips to book, info is in the villa.
Marmaris - 1.5 hours drive from the villa. There are many trips to book, info is in the villa.
Akkaya valley house's the best restaurants for miles. Akkaya Garden restaurant is featured in the (THOMSONS IN-FLIGHT MAGAZINE AS THE BEST IN DALAMAN) It has been built for Akkaya valley residents and all who choose to visit and believe me it is well worth the visit. You can't wait to get back for more. The ambiance is second to none. A bit like the Rain forest cafe hidden in the trees, within walking distance from the villa. Experience dining one of the Strokes nest that await you. You may also access horse riding and a lake tour to the secret valleys private beach with lunch included. A fee applies. Lakeside villa has 24 hour security.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
4 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 May 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
6 Sep 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
21 night minimum stay
for 21 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£100|
If you wish to book Lakeside villa a deposit of £100 is required (payable within 1 week to secure dates, none refundable) Balance 8 weeks before departure. This is inclusive of air-conditioning, electric, gas bottle, linen and towels, excluding beach towels. Please feel free to contact the owner via the contact details below for any other information.
Cancellation Terms & conditions.
7 weeks -20%
6 weeks -40%
4 weeks -60%
2 weeks -80%
1 week - 100%
Payment via bank transfer
Lakeside villa has a relaxed approach to arrival and departure times/days, subject to availability.
Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per 7 nights in UK pounds.
Available all year.
Owner's Cancellation Policy
- Available arrival
From the Owner
“Beautiful surrounding's, peaceful and tranquil, lovely people. Great food at an affordable quality restaurant with bar. We feel that the main benefit of Lakeside is that the pools are never crowded, You may even get the pool to your self some days. How fab is that. ----------------------------------------------- A spacious and well designed villa, with a beautiful view of the mountains and Lakes, perfectly kept gardens and pool. The villa is well equipped and the bedrooms are large enough for our family of 5. The location in the secret valley was excellent, far enough away from everything but central enough that all the major attractions/beaches are only a short car journey away. REVIEW FROM Mr LIAM 2014”
- Away From It All
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- Fireplace ...
- Hair Dryer
- Internet ...
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided ...
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- Freezer ...
- Kitchen ...
- Oven ...
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- Hob ...
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- Dining ...
- Dining Room
- DVD Player
- Games ...
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Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool ...
- children welcome ...
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
- bird watching
- horse riding
- paddle boating
- scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
- freshwater fishing
- 90 m²
- Toilet 1 - Toilet
- Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
- Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
- Ground floor wc. First floor shower room, and wc. Top floor en-suite bath/shower above, sink and wc.
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
- Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
- Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 Queen size bed/terrace access and air-conditioning. Hair-dryer & Straighteners, Alarm Clock Bedroom2 , King size bed/terrace access and air-conditioning. Bedroom 3 - Twin room/en-suite/terrace access and air-conditioning. Hair-dryer & Straighteners
- Boat ...
- Terrace ...
- Kayak / Canoe ...
- Garden ...
- Barbecue ...
- Notes on accommodation: Free internet access is available at the restaurant, . Private parking is available directly outside the front of the villa. Outside: There are 2 communal pools private to lakeside visitors. The first pool is directly outside the entrance door of this villa, access is by steps. There are private sun loungers designated to our villa along with 3 umbrellas and sun lounger cushions for your use. The pools are not heated. Please bring your own beach towels. The pools and grounds are lit at night and you may swim up to midnight. No later, as respect for other residents. There is an abundance of information in the villa to help you, Utility Room: The entrance has a large cupboard. This contains mop/bucket, brush, vacuum cleaner and large shopping bags. First aid kit, emergency strip lights, safe, torch and spare batteries, a large range of DVDs/Books. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Lakeside villa will be cleaned, and the beds made up for your arrival. There is a second set of clean linen and towels for your use, If you would like a mid holiday clean with a linen a change a charge will apply. Other: All 3 terraces have quality furniture for dining and relaxing. Kitchen & Lounge have terrace access.The first floor terrace has access from both bedrooms, the top floor has its own private terrace.Fly screens are on all doors, and windows.