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Exclusive Totally Private Villa With Pool With Stunning Views



Updated: 01-Aug-2016
Private Luxury Villa in Dalyan, Aegean Region, Turkey - 4 Bed / 3 Bath, Large Pool, WiFi, Games Room With Pool Table, Private Location, 15 Min Walk To Town

A fabulous, spacious 4 bedroomed villa, 2 with en-suite bathrooms. Comfortably sleeps 8 or 10 people. Ideal for families or friends sharing. This is the opportunity to rent a luxury villa equipped and furnished to the highest standard, providing a suberb base for a relaxing holiday in the wonderful natural environment of Dalyan. The villa is privately situated within a walled garden on the outskirts of Dalyan allowing holidaymakers to enjoy relaxing days by the pool on the spacious terrace surrounded by mountain views. You can enjoy complete seclusion here as the property has uninterrupted panoramic views. The villa has no neighbours yet is only a 15 minute walk into Dalyan. This property is truly a special find and enjoys all amenities of home and more. There is plenty of entertainment for all with a 32" TV, DVD player, satellite TV, large selection of over 100 DVD's, Internet Radio and games room with pool table and plenty of games. The villa also has wi-fi access.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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About the Owner

Marco first came to Dalyan in 1986 and Diana first came in 1993. We came to live permanently in Dalyan in 2009 and have been renting out Villa Arici since 2010, Villa Gizem since 2013 and Villa Vizsla since 2015

Marco has worked in the tourism industry all his life, working in bars and restaurants before owning his own hotel and restaurant.

Diana is a chartered surveyor who having worked in the commercial property industry in London for over 20 years decided to sell up and move to Dalyan permanently in 2009.

As owners of the villa we want everyone who stays in it to enjoy it as much as we do. We live 5 minutes away and are available 24 hours a day to help out and answer any questions.

Speaks English, Turkish

1 Reviews

1 holidaymaker review


Heaven on earth

  • 5 of 5

Villa Arici exceeded our high expectations. An immaculate villa in a stunning location. Does exactly what is says on the tin. The owners Diana and Marco treated us like royalty. They prepared our meals for us every night as they were simply stunning. Nothing was too much trouble for them to ensure we had our perfect holiday. We have just got home and have already booked again for next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marco and I are really pleased you enjoyed your stay in our villa so much. We are looking forward to seeing you next year.
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From the Owner

We bought the land in 2003 because of its location and stunning natural beauty, with a view to building a house on it. The building of the house commenced in 2005 and was completed in the spring of 2007, we decided not to rush the build to ensure everything was completed to the highest standard. One of the things we love most about the house is its location, surrounded only by pomegranate fields and a huge rock as the backdrop to the property we spend many hours enjoying the nature and natural beauty of it. Whilst the villa is totally secluded we can walk into town in 15 minutes and enjoy all the amenities it offers.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : at 1 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Dalyan at 12 Kilometres

Special interest holidays:

Dalyan is a bird watchers paradise with many birds migrating through in the spring and autumn. Villa ARICI is in the perfect location to sit on the comfort of the terrace and watch the birds on the rock behind and fields surrounding the villa. The rock behind the villa has many types of birds nesting on it including birds of prey and owls.

One of the owners of the house is a professionally trained chef and we offer a food delivery service and cookery courses in Turkish cuisine. These courses are tailored to suit your own needs and can include mezes, Turkish home cooking and deserts.

We also provide a shopping service to ensure the villa is fully stocked on arrival.

There is a vegetable patch in the garden and fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables are provided to all guests along with fresh organic eggs from our own chickens.


Dalyan beach is so stunning it was awarded the Sunday Times best beach award in 2008. The beach is 6 km long with a cafe and sun loungers at each end, with miles of sand in between.

The beach is at the top of the Dalyan delta approximately 12 km from the centre of town. It can be reached via boat or bus. The boat taxi meanders through the reed beds of the delta to the beach and takes 40 minutes. Alternatively a 15 minute bus service runs from the centre of town taking 20 minutes.


The nearest airport is Dalaman which is a 25 minute drive from the villa.

Should you wish to explore the surrounding area and all its historical sites car hire can be arranged from the airport of from Dalyan.


Dalyan town centre is a 15 minute walk away. The ancient city of Kaunos together with its rock tombs is just across the river.

The surrounding area is full of places of historic interest. Fethiye with close by Tlos and Saklikent is a 45 minute drive. Pamukkale, a world heritage site, is a 2 1/2 hour drive. Ephesus, one of the best ancient Roman sites is a 3 hour drive.

Fethiye has a water park and fantastic fish market. The nearby town of Sarigerme also has a golf course.

Further Details:

Dalyan, whilst a small and relaxed village, has everything the discerning traveller could wish for. Its Saturday market is a joy to shop at, from its high quality fake designer wear to fresh vegetables and a plentiful selection of local spices and teas.

Also with the ancient city of Kaunos, thermal springs, mud baths, Turkish baths and scenic walks Dalyan has everything for a perfect relaxing holiday.

The town has five supermarkets, three butchers, three bread shops and two bakeries, plus numerous small markets to meet every need. There are over 30 bars and 100 restaurants in town. There is one bank and a post office in the centre of town.

Dalyan is also home to the endangered Loggerhead turtles who lay the eggs on the beach. Dalyan also has the largest population of soft shelled Nile Turtles.


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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 20% deposit is taken at the time of booking with final payment, together with a £200 refundable breakages deposit, being due 8 weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible.

Owner'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

As we designed the house ourselves we think we got everything we would want from a home - spaciousness, luxury, homeliness and a fantastic kitchen. The outside space is perfect for the summer where you can spend most of your time living outside yet it is cosy and warm in the winter, we had central heating installed as part of the build to ensure we never felt cold. We have never found another house in Dalyan that offers the luxury and privacy of Villa ARICI yet is so close to town.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 250 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, shower, basin and wc. En-suite to bedroom two with shower, basin and wc. A family shower room with shower, basin and wc.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a super kingsize bed, ensuite bathroom and walk in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 has a kingsize bed and ensuite shower room. Bedroom 3 is a twin bedded room. Bedroom 4 is a twin bedded room with an additional sofa bed.


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: The interior of Villa ARICI is equipped with everything you could possibly need for your holiday. It has all the facilities of a true home from home. The furnishings have been tastefully selected to provide the utmost comfort, providing a special and truly relaxing environment. The accommodation comprises 2 double en-suite bedrooms, one twin/triple bedroom and a further twin bedroom. The master bedroom includes a walk in wardrobe. All other bedrooms have large wardrobes providing ample storage space and the second double bedroom includes a king size bed. There is a comfortable sofa bed in the lounge to allow the villa to accommodate 10 people if needed. There is a further WC cloakroom downstairs. All of the rooms are very spacious and airy. The kitchen is fully fitted with handmade wooden units and black granite work surfaces. There is a central island for cooking which looks towards the dining and seating areas. The dining area overlooks the terrace and pool and seats 8 people. Outside: The grounds of Villa Arici extend to 6,000 sq m with plants and tress surrounding the drive, house and terraces. The remainder of the land is planted with pomegranate trees. The area surrounding the swimming pool is grassed and planted with fruit trees and banana palms giving shade to some areas of the terrace. Closer to the pool are numerous plants and shrubs. The terrace surrounding the entire back of the house is totally covered and has table and chairs for 10 people and a brick built bbq. Alongside the bbq there is also a small table and chairs. The extensive terrace around the pool has 10 sunloungers. The pool itself is 9m x 7m, large enough for a proper swim. With no neighbours the pool is totally secluded, the only onlookers are the birds and goats on the mountain backdrop to the villa. Utility Room: The utility room houses the washing machine and central heating boiler. Plus storage space for the iron, ironing board and vacuum. Beach towels for 10 are also stored here. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided including a spare set for every room. There are also 10 beach towels. The property is cleaned prior to arrival and additional cleaning can be arranged. Other: The games room includes a pool table, a games compendium and a good selection of board games and jigsaws. There is also a large selection of books to read and a number of Turkey guides and maps. There is a downstairs cloakroom and wc.

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