Villa in Maraş Dalyan, Turkey - 1 Minute From Local Supermarket and town centre
The verandas at Villa Poppy are set up as external living rooms, and the garden is arranged to have different relaxation areas for each time of day, carefully placed to catch or avoid the sun to suit you at any time of the day. To the front of the property there is a huge front veranda with tasteful wooden furniture, drop down sun screens, built-in fire / BBQ and outdoor dining set. To the right of the villa is a large kösk style seating area, with wooden decked flooring, large comfortable floor sofas, wooden roofing and drop down sun screens. There is a 35m2 swimming pool to the front with poolside power shower and a large sun terrace surrounding the pool that leads down steps into the well established garden. The terrace now has full partition between the villa and pool with a
small access gate making this an ideal villa for people with small children and crawling babies. Free (now very fast) wi-fi.
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(3 traveller reviews)
We visit Dalyan twice a year and normally try a different Villa each visit so as you can imagine we have stayed in a few! Villa Poppy is an exceptional Villa and has everything you could possibly need to ensure that your stay is comfortable, we were very impressed with the layout of the villa and the thoughtful little touches such as the welcome pack with personal note and items that would come in handy during our stay. We really felt at home and were able to relax from day one! I can't think of anything negative to say so Thank you and I'm sure we will be visiting again in the future :)
Wonderful villa and location!
This was our 4th visit to Villa Poppy and we cannot recommend it enough! This luxurious and exceptionally well-equipped villa does not feel like a holiday let - it is like having your own home in Dalyan. It is sooo hard to imagine staying anywhere else, now, as we have been thoroughly spoilt these last 4 years!
The house has been designed by its warm & friendly owners and is incredibly well thought-out and tasteful in terms of layout and decoration both inside and outside.
The 2 double bedrooms are very comfortable upstairs and there is a central upper floor sitting room (with sofa bed) which leads out onto the communal balcony giving a fantastic view of Dalyan's famous rock tombs. The balcony is the perfect spot for that end of day sun as you sip your G&T!
The downstairs double bedroom is tucked neatly at the rear of the house but is still light and airy and again very beautifully decorated. My in laws usually have this room and they love it.
The downstairs lounge/kitchen area is vast and entirely glass-fronted so that access to eating or relaxing on the terrace and access to the pool area is really easy. You will struggle to not be able to find anything you could possible want in this kitchen - there are even cake tins if you decide you want to make cakes!
So much thought has been put into the layout of this villa and the outside spaces are truly delightful, taking advantage of both sun and shade so you can always find whichever one suits you. The kosh is much loved by my family and my boys have spent many happy hours lying on the cushions reading or playing with Lego when the heat has become too much by the pool.
Both my children have learned how to swim in Villa Poppy's pool!
There is even a hammock in the garden and a whole series of outside clothes lines under the carport so you don't have to keep putting out a drying rack!
Highly, highly recommended!
Home from home
We are regular Dalyan visitors and have stayed in a variety of different villas over the last 7 years as we search for the neighbourhood that we would like to retire to. To be fair all the villas and bungalows that we have stayed in (apart from one unfortunate experience on our first visit) have been top class with great, approachable owners, supportive management companies and smashing accommodation. I was a little hesitant about Villa Poppy, only because I couldnt see a lot of photos and there were no reviews on the internet.
However, I took a calculated risk as I knew the area well & one of my friends went had a look for me. I am so glad that we chose Villa Poppy. It suited our needs perfectly, we stayed there for three weeks with friends and family. Everyone loved Villa Poppy and everyone had their own favourite part, whether it was the magnificent Kosk in the garden, the lovely 'outdoor living area' complete with lounge furniture, table and chairs and BBQ, the chill out area upstairs or the pool.
You can tell that Villa Poppy was a much loved full-time home rather than a purpose built rental - it has a lot of character and is really good quality with everything you can think of. The only negative for us was lack of wifi (they can supply a dongle but that wasnt compatible with our devices) but almost every bar and restaurant in Dalyan now offers free wifi so that was hardly a hardship & to some people that would be a preference!
Dalyan is fantastic, a really friendly, hospitable place to enjoy a holiday and Villa Poppy is a great base to explore....or just chill.
The villa is 2 mins from Maras park (where children can play, basketball court, oudoor gym and running track) and only 5 mins walk to the top of Dalyan 'high street' - where you have a number of bars, restaurants and shops (you cant hear any noise at the villa though). The nearest supermarket Sevikoglu is only 4 mins walk and stocks everything you should need. There is fantastic bakery just the otherside of the Maras park. There is a water machine in the villa that holds a massive water carrier and keep it chilled & replacements arrived literally 5 mins after we phoned!
I would definately recommend Villa Poppy - although I am slightly hesitant to as we want to rent it again next June & I dont want it to be booked up!!
Smashing villa which was the first that we had stayed in that truly felt like a home and let us imagine what it would be like to live in Dalyan - we loved it and will be back!
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
There is an amazing range of habitats in the local area; from the reed beds north of the town to the Koycegiz Lake. With many species of birds, from White Tailed Eagles to Red-rumped swallows, expert birders and amateurs would struggle not to have a great birding holiday.We can organise guided walking tours through areas. We manage perfect accommodation for large groups throughout the year, that are great for comfortable relaxation when not out in the wilderness.
Walking groups taking international excursions are aware of the amazing possibilities available to walkers and ramblers in and around Dalyan, Turkey.There are a number of great walks to be done in the local area; from the walk up to Candir and Kaunos over stunning mountains and rock tombs, to the Liquid Amber Fosrets of Dalyan.The Famous Lykian Way walk of 300+km across the southern coast of Turkey, is a trekking holiday for the hardcore (especially in the summer).
Dalyan is best known for its lush greenery, the winding river and a beach which is not just a natural wonder but also won The Times Best Open Space Award in 2010. Over 6km of golden sands with access by bus, car and boat there are cafeterias at either end for refreshments but plenty of empty space amongst the dunes to escape to.
The nearest airport is Dalaman which is a 20 minutes drive away. Once in Dalyan car hire is not essential we are very central to town and town itself is small and everything in easy walking distance.
Everything is within walking or cycling distance in Dalyan. This villa is only a 2 minute walk to the nearest supermarket, and it is the same distance to local restaurants, bars and cafes and the river. Fethiye and Olu Deniz are 50 minutes drive away. Marmaris is about 75 minutes drive. Both of those towns also have ferries to Rhodes.
Dalyan town itself is compact stretching only a mile in any direction from the centre and is framed by a glorious backdrop of pine clad mountains in every direction. The flatness of town make it a perfect place for walking with children and the elderly and a delight to cycle around. For more active holidaymakers there are forests and hiking hills all within walking distance. Dalyan is also distinguished by the lack of package tourists though there are still plenty of bars and restaurants to cater for all tastes. If you can’t find the items you want in the shops there is a sweet local market on Saturdays.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
13 Apr 2017 - 13 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
5% discount on 14 nights or more
A non-refundable deposit of 25% per week is payable on booking. Remainder to be paid 4 weeks prior to arrival.
Private airport transfers available - prices upon request.
The earliest check in time is 12:00 noon on the day or arrival. Latest check out time is 12:00 noon on the day of departure.
Please confirm your expected arrival / departure time. 25gbp for late checkout (not available Jul/Aug).
Notes on prices:
5% discount for 14 nights or more.
Direct bank transfer to Dutch bank account (occurring no bank charges)
Owner's Cancellation Policy
- Available arrival
- Air Conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room ...
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Kitchen ...
- Pantry Items
- Toaster ...
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool
- children welcome
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair accessible ...
- city centre
- near the sea
- autumn foliage
- bird watching
- eco tourism
- paddle boating
- sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses
- laundrette - serviced
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- freshwater fishing
- mountain biking
- mountain climbing
- bay fishing
- 140 m²
- Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
- Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
- Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
- First en-suite bathroom with shower and sink on the ground floor. Second en-suite bathroom with shower and sink on the first floor. Third bathroom is a family bathroom with a bath, a shower and sink which is also on the first floor.
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1: double bed, air-con & en-suite bathroom (ground floor) 2: double bed, air-con & en-suite bathroom (first floor) 3: double bed, air-con & access to family wc (first floor) 4: Upstairs lounge with single bed All beds have mosquito nets and screens
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- Notes on accommodation: Free wi-fi Travel cot and high chair available to hire. This villa is managed by Villa Rentals Dalyan in association with Artemis Emlak who provide property checks to ensure everything is perfect for your arrival, a welcome meeting to answer any questions, 24/7 emergency contact point and can also help you find your dream villa in Dalyan! Outside: The gardens and pool are well hidden amongst climbing bougainvillea making the grounds very private. As well as the relaxing seating kiosk there is a swinging hammock hidden between citrus fruit trees. Utility Room: Large cloak room as you enter the property which houses the hoover, iron and board, towels, wraps and other cleaning equipment. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bedlinen are supplied. The villa is cleaned before and after stays but a complimentary mid stay clean is offered for guests staying over 14 nights. Other: Superb top floor chill-out room perfectly placed for watching sunsets behind the Lycian Rock tombs.