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Apartment with Large Pool and Country Views



Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Apartment in Dalyan, Turkey - Peaceful Location, 5 minutes walk to Town Centre

Our apartment is part of a lovely house, in a country setting, yet only a short and delightful walk from all the attractions of Dalyan. Dalyan is a nature-lovers' paradise, a secret location known only to a few lucky people, who want to escape into the past, into an age of privileged tourism, away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world. It is small town on the south-western coast of Turkey, yet only 25 km from the International Dalaman Airport. Dalyan is set in the centre of a broad delta, whose natural beauty remains unspoilt, and has been designated an environmentally protected area. Water taxis will take you to the famous Iztuzu beach, a five kilometer stretch of fine sand, where turtles come to lay their eggs. Many species of birds come here as they migrate to Africa and people come to relax and explore. The town is famous for its Lycian tombs carved into the rockface of the river bank, its mud baths, ancient ruins and the impressive Koycegiz lake.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

David Groome and Glenys Law are a married couple living in North London. David writes books on Psychology and Glenys is a retired language teacher, now running the Nostalgia Holiday Rentals business.

Speaks English, French, German, Italian, Greek

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a fantastic time in Turkey and loved Meadow Apartments. We had the pool virtually to ourselves, Only Chris in the apartment next door was there. She was lovely and very friendly to us. We loved the fact that it was so peaceful with no high rise hotels. There was so much to do and plenty that we didn't do to justify a return visit, we have already promised to come back ... Linda and Roger Small 31 August 2013
Feb 2010
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based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


very clean all in good order great base.

  • 5 of 5

Meadow apartment wonderful place to stay, has all your needs comfortable bed, nice kitchen lounge area nice balcony at the front to eat your meals and have a glass of wine great views lots and lots of peace and quite lovley pool area if you want to relax and recharge your batteries go to Meadow apartments we are going back again in August September time for 2 more relaxing weeks

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic 9 days stay. Will definitely be going back, if you want a chill out holiday this is definitely the place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Tranquility at Meadow apartments

  • 5 of 5

Just what the doctor ordered I suppose! A complete break with all the facilities we needed. We really enjoyed having the bikes and used them a lot. Max enjoyed accompanying us when we cycled into town and waiting outside restaurants while we ate, a little disconcerting to begin with but by the end of our stay we missed him if he didn't come with us!

Such a peaceful spot, we were pleased we had chosen this area of Dalyan. May is a great time to go too because we saw so much wildlife, we thoroughly recommend walking around Okcular, a bit later in the year and you wouldn't want to walk far but the weather was perfect.

Everything was just as described, we are already telling all our friends about it and we would seriously consider returning. Many thanks Glenys.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We stayed in the apartment for 2 weeks in Sept 2014, the apartment was exactly as described, We had the most relaxing 2 weeks that we have had on any holiday we have been on, it was a 5 min walk to the local grocer down a lovely quite lane, the main town was only 10 Min max from the apartment. we looked at all the other apartments in Dalyan and was thankful we chose this one!, it was tranquil, peace and quite, watching the jays on the front garden every morning, we had the pleasure of the attention of Lola, the adopted dog, who will be moving to Belgium in November.

The pool area was clean and very quite on the sun beds, pool was spotless, attended 3 times a day, the gardens were immaculate, and well tendered.

The apartment had everything we needed, as we went solely self catering, we got lots of fantastic food from the Markets and local butchers.

It was my first holiday that i slept like a baby, the bed was very comfortable, as i am 6 feet 6 inches tall, i actually fitted in it!

If you want busy roads, lots of people walking about, lots of noise, please do not book this apartment, but if you want to hear birds chirping in the morning, cockerels in the background, lots of

butterflies, then come here.

We loved it, it was my first visit to Turkey, and i had a brilliant time and experience.

We had very good correspondence from Glenys at all times leading up to our holiday, she arranged the transfers, all on time, and very good value, we met 1 owner whilst we were there, again, very helpful and sang Glenys praises.

To sum up - If you want a good base for your holiday, that has peace and quite, good but quite access to the town, level access to the town, then come to Meadow apartments, you will not be disappointed in any way.

Andy and Teresa Buckley.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Andy and Teresa, I'm glad you appreciated Meadow Apartments for the same reasons that we do; it's such a peaceful, unspoilt place. We are going out tomorrow to arrange for a new bathroom to be installed over the winter. So if you come back next year we might even get that extra star!
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Charming Location

  • 4 of 5

This was our fourth holiday in Dalyan. The Meadow apartments has a charming location and is by far the best area of town that we have stayed in.

The apartment itself is basic although has everything that you would need, including some interesting books. We ate in for a couple of nights and found everything we needed to be able to cook a meal.

The bikes were fabulous and allowed us to cycle all over Dalyan. The pool is large and very clean, someone comes every day to maintain it.

There are some lovely local dogs (Max and Daisy) who come down to hang out with you - only if you allow them to of course.

We will definitely return to Dalyan and the Meadow apartments.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your holiday and would like to remind you that returning visitors receive a 10% discount on future bookings.
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  • 5 of 5

Our stay in the Nostalgia Holidays house in Dalyan was immensely enjoyable.

The area was superb and situated in a quiet and picturesque part of the town. The house itself had everything you could wish for, set in beautiful and well stocked gardens. The large swimming pool was fantastic. We had it to ourselves most of the time and to have a leisurely swim in the sun, whilst looking at the mountains in the distance was a truly wonderful experience.

The centre of the town was only a 10 min walk along a country lane and had a vast amount of good quality restaurants, bars and shops.

The beach was brilliant and we enjoyed the short boat trip to get there.

Overall, we would highly recommend our Dalyan holiday and look forward to returning soon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Meadow Apartments is a lovely house that stands in its own grounds, with view of mountains and the surrounding fields. It is divided into five apartments which are used by their respective owners but also rented out occasionally to holidaymakers. It is supremely peaceful, not only because of its rural setting, but also because we do not let to families with children under 14 years of age. The house also benefits from appearing to be in isolated countryside, yet the town is within a five minute walk behind the hill at the end of road!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Dalaman at 25 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Istuzu beach at 4 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Dalyan is of particular interest to bird watchers as flocks stop here each year on the migration routes to Africa.


Dalyan is a nature-lovers' paradise, a secret location known only to a few lucky people, who want to escape into the past, into an age of privileged tourism, away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world.

Dalyan is set in the centre of a broad delta, whose natural beauty remains unspoilt, and has been designated an environmentally protected area. You can get quickly to the beach by car, moped or minibus, but the best way is to take a cheap water taxi and enjoy a relaxing 20 min journey.


Dalyan is situated 25km from Dalaman airport and 20km from the port of Gocek.

A car is not needed but could be useful for excursions. Water taxis and local minibuses run regularly to the beach. Two cycles are provided for your use and mopeds can be hired locally at low cost.


Dalaman airport is 25 kilometres.

The ruins of ancient Kaunos are 2 kilometres.

Iztuzu turtle beach 4 kilometres

Further Details:

Adventure Sports, Beach swimming, Biking, Cycling, Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Rafting, Outdoor restaurants, Sailing and Shopping for local crafts and souvenirs are all available in the Dalyan area.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 2
1 Nov 2016 - 24 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 3
25 Mar 2017 - 23 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 4
24 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 5
3 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
The dates of your choice can be held for you for a week to give you time to book flights.A deposit of £150 confirms your booking and also serves as a refundable deposit against damages or excesses. The full rental amount is due 8 weeks before the start of the holiday unless making a late booking. You are advised to take travel insurance in case of unforeseen problems. Cancellation refunds : Up to 8 weeks before – no cancellation charge. 4-8 weeks – 50%. 2-4 weeks – 25%. Less than 2 weeks - 0%.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible and arrivals can be at any time of day or night. Transfer from the airport direct to the property is arranged on booking. Our maintenance and tour company can provide help with any problems and can also arrange excursions.

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

What we love about Meadow Apartments is its natural setting and its tranquility, the exotic and natural garden, bordered on one side by an oleander hedge of pink and white flowers, the wildlife that wanders in from the fields, the birds that hover over the neighbouring cornfield, the sound of the breeze in the trees and the gurgling of the spring that borders the garden. We also love the fact that there never seems to be anyone else in the extra large pool and that we can swim peacefully up and down enjoying the view of the roses and the flowery vines.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront


  • duty free shops
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 60 m²


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room with hand basin and WC.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The large bedroom has a double bed and a single bed. A French window (with mosquito screen) leads out onto the patio and rear garden.

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


  • Notes on accommodation: The apartment has been designed to remain naturally cool in summer, sun does not enter the house, there is good ventilation and the air remains cool the traditional way, without the need for air-conditioning. Mosquito screens are provided on the doors and windows. Outside: The house contains just five exclusive, owner-occupied apartments, sharing a huge (100sq mtr) pool and extensive mature gardens. Sunbeds and sunshades are provided by the pool. The front garden is situated next to a fresh water spring, with the soothing sound of a babbling stream. The rear garden contains several sitting-out areas for sunbathing or relaxing in the shade! There is ample room for car parking. The pool is filled with spring water and chemicals are only used in the height of summer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included in the price and the property will be clean on your arrival. Other: The apartment is situated on the ground floor, with a shady veranda overlooking the exotic leafy front garden and glazed door to the rear leading onto a sunny patio, with direct access to the swimming pool. Furnishings are basic with a Turkish theme.

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