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Apartment With Shared Pool And Sea Views



Updated: 20-Jul-2016
Safir Apartment in Kalkan, Turkey - Stunning Views, 10 Minutes Walk To Town And Beach

Modern and spacious, "Safir" is a two-storey apartment, one of four with a shared pool, beautifully maintained gardens and pergola. Absolutely stunning views of sea and mountain, only 10 minute walk to Kalkan centre. Direct access to infinity pool, private BBQ area and patio downstairs. Upstairs balcony leading off both bedrooms. It is pleasant 10 minute walk down to the lively Kalkan town centre.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

We are a family of five, with two daughters now in their early 20s and a 15-year old son, who love to travel. We travelled widely before we had our family and have tried, mostly with great success, to continue this as our family has grown. We both work, Pete is a builder, I am a journalist. We are able to offer our lovely apartment up for rent when unable to use it ourselves.

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

From Sue and Malcolm Gibbbs:

“Thanks we had a fantastic time, the apartment and Kalkan were both better than our expectations, we will definitely be returning.

From Jacqui fleming:

“We had a wonderful time at your apartment. I want it!!! It was absolutley perfect in every way. I really miss waking up to that view. So tranquil. I cant think of anything offhand that I can think off to possibly improve it...

From Jane Hough:

“We found the place quite luxurious. We had a completely restful time, and everything was so easy – the place is very comfortable and well equipped. The view was terrific . Thank you for enabling a very restful and wonderful holiday.

From Helen Larkin:

We had a fantastic time thank you. Your apartment is lovely and the views are breathtaking. I could wake up to that view every morning! Thank you for allowing us to share your lovely holiday home, we truly had a lovely time and I will be reommending your apartment to everyone in the office!"
Nov 2009
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


Beautiful apartment with stunning view

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at the apartment in Kalkan. The apartment was very clean, airy and comfortable with plenty of space for us all. The views were absolutely breathtaking. The facilities were great and the owners gave us lots of useful tips about places to visit in the area.

The apartment is a short walk from the centre of Kalkan where there are lots of restaurants to choose from and interesting shops to browse. We went on a trip to the Saklikent Gorge which is nearby and is worth a visit.

I would definitely recommend the property to friends and would happily stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday in the most amazing apartment

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from the most fantastic holiday, including 10 nights in Safir apartment - and four on a gulet cruise. We can't recommend the apartment highly enough, the views of the beautiful Kalkan bay are just out of this world. Watching the sunset over the mountains made it a very difficult decision to peel ourselves away and wander down to the delightful town, with its dozens of top-class restaurants. The pool and garden area is spotlessly maintained and we particularly loved the rocking chairs and hammock. The apartment is very spacious and well equipped. Sitting in bed with a cup of tea in the morning and just drinking in THAT view - well what more could you wish for!! We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A gem of a location

  • 5 of 5

What a gem of a location this is, in an apartment with everything you need for a memorable stay plus a lovely pool and views to die for. Lounge around the pool, lie under the awning, gaze at Mouse island away at the edge of the bay, watch the boats slipping in and out... perfect, lazy days. In the evenings stroll down the hill, come back by taxi after dining well in one of the many tip-top restaurants with prices to suit every pocket. Day trips are plentiful and cheap. Visits to beaches are just a taxi ride away. the weekly market under the huge canopy is astonishing. Kalkan is like a picturesque Cornish village except the temp is in the 70s and the sun is never-ending. Recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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  • 5 of 5

A splendid apartment, comfortable and well equipped. The location at the top of the hill is stunning and the views are memorable. Fine to walk down the steep hill to get into town, and a taxi back up is cheap and easy. The fit will walk back up the hill with ease or do it slowly and sip champagne from your flask. The pool is big enough for a decent swim, the shaded patio area is provided with deep cushions and its far too easy to fall asleep there after a swim. We have never been there yet and found the four apartments full at the same time so there is plenty of room and the pool is uncrowded. And when others are there it is a perfect way to make new friends. There is adequate outdoor dining furniture but who wants to eat in when there are so many wonderful restaurants in town. Kalkan itself is a gem of a place, the harbour is delightful with opportunities for lazy day boating and harbourside breakfasts. Highly recommended. We have stayed there 5 times... that tells you all you need to know. In fact I am reluctant to speak so highly as this is a place you want to keep to yourself.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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From the Owner

We've travelled extensively with our family. We've been to Australia twice, New Zealand, South Africa, the States, and spent several whole summers touring Europe and Spain. Yet nothing prepared us for the WOW factor we experienced on our first trip to Kalkan, in the summer of 2009. We just fell in love with the place, with the town, with the scenery, with the people. Our daughters described it as "the best holiday they'd ever had" and we had to agree it suited us all. We decided to take the plunge and buy the apartment behind the one we were staying in. We have often considered buying somewhere in the sun, and we didn't need much convincing that this was the place for us. This is our 7th season and so far we have had no regrets and have had very favourable reviews from all our clients

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Dalaman at 90 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : MEDITERAN at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : D400 at 0.3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : MEDITERAN at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Kapatas at 8 Kilometres Car: not necessary


The beautiful, sandy Patara beach is in a conservation area and home to turtles. It is about 15km away and accessible by local dolmus or taxi. There is a small entrance charge, and a friendly and lively restaurant on the beach.

Nearest beach is Kaputas, a beautiful bay about 5km away on the road to Kas. There is a lovely, pebbled, town beach in the centre of Kalkan with platoon and swimming area. Also many beach clubs in and around Kalkan with sunbeds, pools and swimming areas.


Nearest airport is Dalaman. Transfer time is around 1 and a half hours and taxis are approx £120 return for up to 3 people and £140 return for up to 8. Hire car is available. It is also possible to fly to Antalya, although this is slightly further away, but well worth a visit.


Kalkan town centre is 10 mins walk away - longer on the way back because it's all uphill! Kas is a very pleasant half hour bus ride or car drive away. The coastal run is truly spectacular. Fethiye is an hour's drive away, as is the beautiful Saklikent gorge. The upmarket town of Gocek with its marina is about one hour 15 mins drive away, back towards Dalaman airport.

Further Details:

Kalkan is little short of idyllic. Nestled round a sheltered natural harbour at the foot of the majestic Taurus Mountains, this unspoilt historic town - and our lovely apartment - overlook a bay of breathtaking beauty; clear azure sea with the inviting Mouse and Snake islands and boats making their lazy way out on day trips or to one of the beach clubs.

The town itself is charming, a jumble of whitewashed homes and shops with shuttered windows and balconies spilling with bougainvillea line the narrow streets that twist down to the harbour.

In the historic heart of the old town, specialist shops jostle alongside dozens of inviting bars and restaurants. As the sun goes down, the many rooftop and harbourside restaurants serve up a mouthwatering selection of Turkish and international dishes.

By day Kalkan is the perfect place for a spot of leisurely hassle-free shopping. More sophisticated than neighbouring towns and villages it boast many classy yet affordable boutiques, offering carpets, jewellery, glass, ceramics, leather goods and clothes. And don't miss Thursday's market, a great place for hunting down bargains and to enjoy some friendly banter with the stall holders.

For those into walking, the spectacular "Lycian Way" walk, described as one of the world's 10 best coastal walks by the Sunday Times, winds its way through Kalkan. You can walk it a stage at a time, the scenery is beautiful - but bear in mind that because of the heat its best to walk in the spring/autumn months as it is too hot in July and August.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 3
1 Oct 2016 - 5 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit of 25 per cent, remainder due 10 weeks before arrival. Breakage/damage bond of £200. Please note this is a non smoking apartment.

Changeover Day:
We are flexible wherever we can be. If no-one is booked in immediately afterwards, it is possible to stay longer but if there is a changeover on the day, please vacate the apartment by 12 noon. Arrival 4pm, again unless the apartment is free.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Use of bed setee for extra person is an additional £50 per week. Please note pool filled from 1st April to end of October. 25% deposit secures booking, final payment due 10 weeks prior to departure. Refundable breakage cheque of £200. Check in 4pm, checkout 12 noon, as a rule although can be flexible if apartment vacant.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

Unlike some properties in Kalkan, it is within easy reach of the village, a ten minute walk down - admittedly a bit longer on the way up because it is a steep hillside. However, the position, the tranquility and the spectacular views make it all worthwhile. And sitting around the infinity pool or under the Ottoman style pergola makes venturing out a hard decision to make! We feel this is a property that will appeal to all. Our teenage daughters loved the lively atmosphere of the town; our son loves the pool, nearby beaches and beach clubs. And my 80 year old parents, complete with mobility scooter, enjoyed several day trips and, like us, can't wait to return.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town


  • bay
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Ensuite bathroom to bedroom 1 with walk-in shower. Ensuite bathroom to bedroom 2 with ensuite. Downstairs toilet.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, Beautiful view, en-suite, shared balcony with 2nd bedroom
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Beautiful view, en-suite and shared balcony with bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, ensuite bathroom and balcony with stunning sea view. Bedroom two has twin beds and ensuite and also access to large balcony with table and chairs.


  • Notes on accommodation: Very peaceful and truly stunning location, yet within easy reach of the village centre. Easy access to weekly market. This is strictly a non-smoking apartment and this will be enforced by our caretaker on site. Outside: Beautifully maintained landscaped gardens, large, shared infinity pool, filled from April to end of October. Ottoman-style pergola overhangs the pool with cushioned seating area. Use of sunloungers and umbrellas, outdoor patio area with table and chairs, and private BBQ area with gas BBQ. Apartment has two wicker rocking chairs, usually kept outside and a hammock. Utility Room: Gas BBQ, iron and ironing board, clothes horse, two rocking chairs, hammock. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included, changed once weekly. Property cleaned once weekly. Other: French doors leading to shared pool, gardens and pergola, and also to private patio area with table and chairs, BBQ area with rocking chairs and hammock.

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