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4 bed Villa with private pool. See October special rate on offer. Contact owner.



Updated: 24-Aug-2016
Villa in Kisla, Kalkan, Turkey - Peaceful location in Kisla: Excellent restaurants within minutes walk. Water taxi to town.

Well maintained luxury villa in Kisla, with stunning views from every room.

This stylish villa offers two double and two twin bedrooms with en suite shower rooms, and open plan living/dining/kitchen on the ground floor. The roof terrace provides a wonderful ambience with panoramic views across the bay. The pool deck offers Al Fresco dining with marble table and eight chairs. It is only three minutes walk to the nearest beach club and the sea, while with a few minutes more there are excellent restaurants. In the season, a water taxi service runs from the beach club to town. Kalkan is 25 minutes walk away or 5 minutes in a taxi. The new owners refurbished the villa in 2014 and are much aware of the local history and culture, which is reflected in the décor and furnishings. With it's four en-suite bedrooms, this villa is ideal for families or couples wishing to share. There are amazing views from every room in the villa.

Comprehensive manual describing all the facilities available is in the villa.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

David & Pippa Leggate.

We live in England with our two dogs, but travel regularly with our work and visiting our family overseas. Southern Turkey has become a favourite destination for us all over many years, reflecting our enjoyment of it's fascinating culture, hospitable people, Mediterranean climate and beautiful coastline with it's terrific range of water sports. As keen sailors, Turkey has simply been our favourite country for all that it offers.

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17 Reviews

based on 17 holidaymaker reviews


Kalkan 2016

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Kalkan with friends last year and fell in love with the place and so decided to return this year taking with us our 2 children and their spouses and our nephew. We did the usual search on Owners Direct and ultimately decided to stay at this Villa.

We were not disappointed. The Villa was perfectly located in the quite backwater of Kisla - a 15 minute walk from Kalkan or 5 minute taxi ride. The Villa was furnished to a very high standard and it felt just like home from home with David and Pippa leaving all their own home comforts for all to share. All of your holiday requirements were fully catered for by Karyn, the resident caretaker arranging delivery of shopping to Irfan the lovely local man who attended every day to clean the pool and surrounding area and bring fresh bread. It was heaven. The Villa gets our gold star 10 out of 10. David was superb in his communications in our lead up to the holiday.

Kalkan is a lovely place with so many superb eating houses and places to spend your days and evenings from beach bars to days out on privately chartered boats - ours was £200 for 9 of us for a full day - wonderful experience and great value for money.

We were disappointed to learn that so many British people were being deterred from visiting Turkey because of the recent troubles - hyped up as usual by the British media. Turkey is a massive country and we did not meet a single inhabitant who gave us any cause for concern - in fact quite the opposite. the Turkish people are genuinely kind and friendly and proud of their traditions of welcoming visitors into their fold. In summary David and Pippa can be proud of Villa Kaplumbaga and all it has to offer. There is no doubt whatsoever - as Arnie sais "WE'LL BE BACK".

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anonymous & Family, We're so glad that you all enjoyed your holiday at Villa Kaplumbaga in Kisla, Kalkan. One of the reasons we bought the villa was it's location. Fabulous views from every room, it's own private pool and only a 3 minute walk to the Beach Club and the sea, as well as a couple of minutes walk to excellent restaurants. What more could one wish for? Kalkan also provides for most ages and interests, with excellent water sports, good walks and some fabulous historical sites to explore. We look forward very much to welcoming you back to Villa Kaplumbaga next year. All the very best, David & Pippa.
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Best Villa We've Ever Stayed In

  • 5 of 5

As 2 families with teenagers it was fantastic to have so much space to spread out in. The villa is superb and the setting is stunning. This was our second visit to Kalkan and although a little bit quieter, the beach clubs and town were still full of life with a wonderful friendly relaxed atmosphere. A boat trip with Captain Ali on Dream Boat was a great day out with fantastic lunch and swimming. As well as dining in various restaurants it was lovely to be able to enjoy alfresco dining at the poolside watching the beautiful sunset. Kalkan is a becoming a firm favourite with us all and the villa made it even more special.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Elinor, Many thanks for your complimentary review, and we are so happy that you, your family and friends all enjoyed Villa Kaplumbaga so much. Kalkan really does seem to cater for all tastes: Not only can you switch off and chill out, out there are also many fascinating historic sites to visit, as well as fabulous water sports. We hope you also managed to swim with the turtles: That really is fun! We look forward to welcoming you back to Villa Kaplumbaga again soon. With best regards, David & Pippa.
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Super stay in Kisla will be back again.

  • 5 of 5

6-13aug2016 a fantastic week superb Vila,super weather not a cloud on site.

Big thank you and will be back again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Villa in suberb setting

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful family holiday at Villa Kaplumbaga. The position is superb with fabulous views over Kalkan bay. We were looked after superbly by Karyn and Irfan and communications with the owners were efficient and friendly. We found the Turkish people to be delightfully friendly and warm, and the food in the restaurants generally delicious and reasonably priced. A day trip on a Gullette was a high point as was a meal in the restaurant Fidanka a couple of hundred meters above the house. All in all a great visit and we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gibson family, Many thanks for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your holiday in Kalkan in general and Villa Kaplumbaga in particular. You seemed to be a party of all ages, but Kalkan really does oblige everyone! We hear that life in Kalkan is very much business as usual, and offers a peaceful and relaxing holiday. We are certainly looking forward to visiting again early September. Karyn & Irfan are something else, aren't they? We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. All the best, David & Pippa.
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Carefree Holiday

  • 5 of 5

A very well appointed villa in a great position, just a very short walk down to the beach club, where the swimming was exceptional. Lovely views across to Kalkan, which was a most enjoyable water taxi ride away or a 35 minute walk. With car hire you can visit lots of attractions and I particularly recommend Adam's place, a restaurant 5 minutes down the coast with the most stunning views. Our stay there was delightful with the pool cleaned every morning and bread delivered for breakfast. David and Pippa provide a most useful book on what do do and where to eat. If you want a relaxing holiday amongst friendly locals, then this is the place for you.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Rob, for your delightful review and we are really happy that you enjoyed your holiday. We fell in love with Kalkan when we first visited in 2000 and love all the possible activities in which you can partake: From climbing up gorges, to fabulous gulet days out, to just lazing by the sea for an afternoon. There are also, of course, fabulous historical sites to visit. We do hope to see you back at Villa Kaplumbaga again soon. All the best, David & Pippa.
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Fantastic stay in Turkey. In a wonderful villa

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Villa Kaplambaga and despite all the warnings about visiting Turkey, we had a superb time in Kisla, just about 2.5 kilometres from Kalkaan.

The Villa Kaplambaga is, tastefully appointed and supervised by excellent staff.

We travelled freely throughout the area and thoroughly enjoyed the friendly and hospitable people we met, but do urge you to enjoy the tranquility of the villa itself.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We love Kalkan for it's stunning sea views, charming ambience, relaxed sophistication, range of excellent restaurants and the variety of sea sports available. It is accessible, but appeals especially to those discerning individuals of all ages who enjoy good living and the opportunity to escape to the Turquoise Turkish Coast with all that it offers during the different seasons of the year.

Activity and Interests


Villa Kaplumbaga is approx. 300m from the sea. Kalkan Beach Club and The Mahal Beach Club are just a few minutes walk down from the villa. They all have restaurants and operate a water taxi service to Kalkan Harbour. Kalkan has a pleasant pebbly beach.

Within easy reach are Kaputas Beach and Patara Beach, both of which are sandy and gently sloping. Details are available in the villa.


Dalaman Airport is some 1 hour 45 minutes drive. Transfers to and from can be arranged. Many charter and scheduled airlines fly directly from UK airports.

Car hire is not necessary, but can be arranged if needed, to see the sights further away.


The centre of Kalkan takes 3/5 minutes by taxi. All Kalkan is hilly, so the walk will take about 25 minutes. Kalkan is in the heart of the Lycian region and there are many historical sites close-by to visit. The ruins of Patara, still being excavated, and Xanthos, formerly the capital city of Lycia are a 30 minute drive.

Further Details:

Kalkan is sophisticated with a multitude of excellent harbour and roof top restaurants offering a high standard of culinary delights, together with a good selection of atmospheric blues and jazz bars. The village shops stay open until around midnight and are well stocked with interesting antiques, crafts, jewellers, carpets, clothing and leather bags. The narrow streets of the old town are ideal for an evening stroll. There are two banks with cash dispensers, as well the Post Office which usually offers the best exchange rate.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 10
1 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 11
29 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Change over day is generally Saturdays, but is negotiable. A Booking Deposit is required and is 25% of rental costs. The balance is paid 8 weeks before the holiday is taken. A returnable breakages deposit of £250 is held. Payment can be made into UK or Turkish Bank. Paypal will be added shortly. Please contact the owners to discuss any personal requirements and needs.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover is Saturdays, but is flexible. Departure time is usually noon, but again is flexible and depends on the arrival time of the next guests.

Notes on prices:
For the low season months of April, May and October, discounts are available for less occupancy (1-4 people). In this case two bedrooms will be made available. In the winter, off season months, the pool is empty and is not serviced. It can be filled and serviced at an extra charge. Payment by PayPal is accepted: Please contact owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 24-Aug-2016
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From the Owner

Villa Kaplumbaga has a wonderful location in the Kisla area of Kalkan, with outstanding sea views and the advantage of only a three minute walk to the sea. Close proximity to the sea offers safe bathing with the amenities of the Beach Club and other beach facilities as well as the water taxi into Kalkan Harbour in the season. The villa is well appointed and offers the choice of facilities for fine dining at home or dinner out at one of the 100 or more local excellent restaurants. Information and recommendations of the local amenities as well as places to visit are provided in the villa.

Property Type

  • villa


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


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • town


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Bathroom also includes basin and shower.
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Bathroom also includes basin and shower.
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Bathroom also includes basin and shower.
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Bathroom also includes basin and shower.
  • Each bedroom has a good sized en suite shower room, with lavatory, 90 - 100cm shower cubicle and basin.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms, each with shower en-suite) Notes on bedrooms: First floor has one bedroom with double bed and one bedroom with twin single beds. This is repeated on the next floor. All bedrooms have en suite shower rooms and access to shared balcony with table and chairs. There are wonderful views from all bedrooms.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: With two double and two twin bedrooms, set on two floors and each en suite with own shower rooms, the layout is ideal for young families, especially if they want to share with friends and other families. If only one family of four or less are considering this villa, then we can offer a nominal discount, but only two bedrooms will be available. Equally, Villa Kaplumbaga is ideal for young couples wishing to holiday together. The winter rates assume that the pool will be emptied, and not maintained. If the pool is required out of the main season, then it will be an additional cost. The new owners have recently upgraded the villa. This includes new PVC coated windows to improve the views and light, redecorating the complete interior, hanging of local Kilim rugs and providing colour wherever possible. An English Property Manager is resident in Kalkan, and is available to help throughout your holiday. Outside: The private pool is some 8m long x 3.5m wide, with Roman steps in the shallower end. It is maintained daily. There is outdoor eating with a shaded area for 8. Two wind out awnings are provided. There are 8 pool loungers with cushions and a large umbrella/shade. There is a small, shaded and peaceful area alongside the house, with 2 seater sofa, 2 chairs and table. Colour and greenery are provided by plants in attractive pot containers. Villa Kaplumbaga is in a quiet residential area, close to the sea, with outstanding sea views from all levels, including the pool deck. Utility Room: Washing Machine. Ironing Board. Iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bathroom towels, pool towels and linen are provided and changed weekly. The villa is cleaned weekly, or more frequently at guest's cost. Other: Downstairs lavatory with basin. Pool shower to the rear of the house.

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