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The Garden Lodge, The Garden Apartment and The Garden Bungalow - The Garden Appt Sleeps 2/3 (1 Bedroom)



Updated: 06-Oct-2016
Holiday Homes in Kaya Koyu, Aegean Region, Turkey - Stunning Village Location With Easy Access To All Amenities

Now in our fifth year!. The Garden Lodge ,The Garden Apartment and introducing the new Garden Bungalow!! in the heart of Kaya Village. Air-conditioned accommodation. Superb swimming pool with luxurious loungers. Set in colourful gardens with a delightful south-facing location and uninterrupted views of the Ghost Village and surrounding Valley. The quiet beach at Gemiler Bay is close by as well as the famous 'Blue Lagoon' at Olu Deniz and the bustling town of Fethiye. Wonderful location with a wide range of activities available locally, including boat trips, walking, horse riding, quad-biking, all water sports. An abundance of restaurants, serving delicious local and international cuisine, are within walking distance. All activities, airport transfers, car hire etc can be arranged on request. We are a welcoming family-run business. The properties are fully equipped and have lots of character. Come and share the beauty of this area with us for a holiday you'll remember forever.

Details for holiday apartment The Garden Appt Sleeps 2/3 (1 Bedroom), 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, 1 Bathroom

Delightful accommodation with main bedroom, bathroom and open lounge, kitchen, breakfast bar. Fridge freezer, washing machine gas hob and microwave. Wireless internet connection, TV with some english channels. Terrace with seating.

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet

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About the Owner

Hello! We are a local Turkish family who have lived in this beautiful valley all of our lives. We look forward to sharing our culture and simple way of life with you!

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Speaks English, Turkish

6 Reviews

based on 6 holidaymaker reviews


Peace and tranquility

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to these apartments, last year we stayed in The Garden Apartment, this year we were in The Garden Lodge. The location of these apartments in Kayakoy is beautiful, peaceful and tranquil. The apartments themselves are very clean, well maintained and equipped to a high standard. The apartments each have their own outside sitting area that look onto a beautiful garden and pool area. The pool itself is very inviting and there are plenty of comfortable sun loungers and sun umbrellas. Some days we found it very hard to drag ourselves away from the peace and tranquillity of the pool and apartment to venture out. Kayakoy itself has a very laidback charm and there are plenty of eating options just a short walk away. The owner of these apartments, Tommy, is friendly and on hand to help should you need advice. Highly recommended and we look forward to returning.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic all round!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for five nights in this beautiful apartment. We arrived late in the evening and were welcomed by Tommy and his family who sorted us a late reservation in a restaurant just round the corner. Everyone we met here was so friendly and helpful & each evening we were able to try out a different local restaurant - all within walking distance - and all absolutely lovely. The apartment itself is in such an idyllic setting, with a gorgeous, quiet swimming pool surrounded by stunning greenery and views of the ghost town. The apartment has everything you need. The local food shop is within easy walking distance. We hired a car which was brilliant and Tommy sorted this for us. We also went on Tommy's boat trip for the day visiting Paradise beach and the waterfall. The food was great on the boat too. We really couldn't recommend this place enough.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for comments on your stay with with us...It was short but sweet and we hope to welcome you again sometime! ;)
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

You can't fail to fall in love with Kaya Village and the Garden is the perfect place to stay if you want to feel part of village life. Everyone is so welcoming - so much so I now feel like an adopted member of the Ozturk family and can't wait to return. I'm especially pleased that a welcome pack of bread, water etc. is now included. Thank you everyone and see you soon :-)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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You won't be disappointed

  • 5 of 5

We decided to visit the peaceful Turkish village of Kayakoy again for our summer holiday after falling in love with it on a previous stay. A quick search on Owners Direct and up popped this little gem. Excellent communication when booking - we had replies to our emails within a few hours - sometimes minutes, which made booking so stress free.

We arrived fairly late in the evening, but the charismatic host Tommy popped his head in to greet us and make sure we had everything we needed. The accommodation is brilliant, it has everything you need - including a washing machine (brilliantly handy for helping to keep the luggage to a minimum when booking cheap flights!) and it's spotlessly clean. The pool area is stunning - with views from the very comfy sun beds of the ghost village, and just the odd dragonfly or bird to keep you company!

Whilst you're staying here you have access to the families (huge!) vegetable patch - which was fantastic - lots of fresh tomatoes, peppers, sweetcorn, herbs etc, you just pop over the wall and help yourself.

Tommy and all of his family make you feel so welcome and are always on hand if you need help or tips on where to eat or visit (highly recommend Tommy's sailing trip!). If you're looking for peace and quiet, in a beautiful location, surrounded by stunning scenery, amazing local restaurants and friendly locals then you won't be disappointed - book while you can!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Total Chill

  • 4 of 5

We had nearly 3 weeks of total relaxation, sun and great sight seeing.

Kaya village is a dream and the people are so friendly.

The Garden Appt was adequate for our stay and nice and cosy. The pool was great and we spent a lot of time enjoying it. The cost is well worth it considering the prices of villas in the village.

The main thing that was missing was the small welcome parcel when we arrived. We arrived at 3am in the morning and no milk, bread etc was available in the appt. This would be a nice touch to add and would be appreciated by future guests.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Kaykakoy and we were not let down. Clean, comfortable accommodation in a perfect setting. The garden and pool really are idyllic, private and with great views over to the ghost village. The welcome and care from the family is great and nothing is too much trouble.

There are plenty of places to eat in the village, food and service are brilliant and the locals are very friendly. There are also little shops, fruit and veg stalls and a lovely bakery in the village within walking distance of the property.

This time we enjoyed walking, cycling, sea kayaking, visiting a few of the local historical sites and of course visits to the local beaches. The holiday would not have been complete without a day out on Tommy's boat Deniz Bey and again the crew looked after us as if we were royalty.

Will we go back a resounding YES.

If you want a peacful holiday with no pressure then this is the place to visit.

Tesekkur ederim Tommy & Family :)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Kaya Valley is full of charm and beauty with a quirky village feel that will appeal to all...it's impossible not to fall in love with the place and it's the perfect location for exploring the rich treasures that this area has to offer. There really is something for everyone here... Some of the best beaches in the world, stunning scenery, a wealth of activities on your doorstep to keep you busy should you wish and an abundance of Restaurants offering delicious local and international cuisine.

Activity and Interests


Beautiful beaches nearby, Gemiler beach is just 5km by dolmus/taxi/rental car or walking, a traditional beach from which you can explore St Nicholas Island. The famous turquoise blue beach of Olu Deniz is just 9km by dolmus/taxi/rental car or walking (footpath is part of the old Lycian Way). Cold water bay is 40 minutes walk across the hill from Kaya Valley. All usual facilities available at the beaches in Gemiler and OluDeniz.


Nearest airport is Dalaman. Approx 1hr drive. Local bus services and taxis are excellent, so car hire is not essential but can be arranged. Airport transfer/ car hire can be arranged.


The village cente of Kaya is only 5 mins walk. The main bustling harbour/market town of Fethiye is 10 mins drive (8km) Well worth a visit for the food & shopping. Hisaronu 3km, a resort with plenty of bars and restaurants. Olu Deniz is the main beach area (6km) with a great selection of watersports, beachside cafes, bars and restaurants. Boat trips can be arranged. Further afield but all within easy driving distance are,Saklikent Gorge and the river Delta at Dalyan with its Lycian rock tombs.

Further Details:

Kaya Village has many wonderful local bars, BBQ restaurants and a couple of wine houses. It's very popular with walking enthusiasts and is on Lycian way. A couple of local supermarkets sell essentials and there are larger outlets and fresh produce markets in Hisaronu and Fethiye. Horse riding is wonderful way to explore the surrounding area and nearby are plenty of activities such as paragliding, micro lighting and scuba diving and Quad Biking. We also offer a Blue Bays daily boat trip from Olu deniz on our wonderful sailing boat, Deniz Bey, there is a maximum of 30 people on board and Captain Tommy will make sure you have the best day out!


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 2
1 Jun 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Booking and agreement of exact requirements directly with owners. Non refundable deposit required at time of booking and full payment (non refundable) Balance payable on arrival. All deposits to be paid into UK bank account and refundable breakages deposit of 100 pounds required on arrival.

Changeover Day:
Monday is preferred as this is the main arrival day at Dalaman although we are flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are per week in sterling.
Properties can be booked together or individually.
Minimum 3 nights let on Garden Rooms subject to availability. Contact owner for details.
Winter lets also available.

Manager'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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From the Owner

The properties are centrally located in Kaya valley. Plenty of activities locally inc Boat trips, Horse Riding, Quad biking and parasailing to name but a few, also popular with walking enthusiasts with the famous Lycian trail on our doorstep. A Wonderful swimming pool awaits you to while away those lazy days. An abundance of restaurants to choose from or if you would prefer great food in the comfort of the apartment, we can also recommend local caterers who can provide delicious evening meals at reasonable prices.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet


  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: All accommodations are situated in our very large gardens and are very private. All bedrooms are air-conditioned and both properties overlook the wonderful swimming pool. A member of the family will usually be on hand should you need anything. The accommodation is suitable for all types and can be rented together for larger groups. Families will find the properties very child friendly with a play area and trampoline to keep the younger ones entertained. Also ideal for couples and those with mobility problems. Bedding and towels changed once a week. Arrival and departure clean of accommodation. Outside: All properties overlook the pool and are surrounded by luscious south facing gardens. Offering uninterrupted views of the beautiful valley and Ghost town Plenty of sunbathing areas and luxurious loungers are provided. There is also a vegetable garden where you are welcome to help yourself to our seasonal organic produce.

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