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Stunning Villa. Fabulous Setting. Peaceful Location. Breathtaking sea views.



Updated: 05-Jul-2016
Villa in Kalkan, Mediterranean Region, Turkey - Ideal Spot Within A 10 Min Walk To The Loacal Beach Club And 15 Minutes To The Village Of Kalkan

Villa Turquoise is a privately owned, beautiful architect designed house in an exclusive development perched on the hillside with stunning panoramas over the turquoise waters of Kalamar Bay, the islands beyond and the glorious Lycian coast. The cool contemporary design harmonises beautifully with the natural surroundings and makes the most of an elevated situation overlooking the bay. The villa is laid out over three floors, with the ground floor sitting room opening onto a terrace which overlooks the swimming pool and provides breathtaking views across the bay of Kalamar to Mouse and Snake Islands. This terrace then leads round to the tranquil and attractive gardens behind the villa. The villa is surrounded by an abundance of colourful and fragrant plants, with areas of shade to escape from the midday sun. Beyond the pool is a pergola providing shade for the perfect al fresco dining area, complete with a stone built BBQ for entertaining at home.

There are plenty of sun beds and parasols around the pool as well as a hammock and comfy seating areas to recline in the shade. For the energetic there is a table tennis table!

The interior is exceptionally spacious and is beautifully designed and furnished with a sense of calm and sophistication.

Kalamar Bay is a peaceful, picturesque village, just around the corner from Kalkan and a 5 minute walk from the villa to the sea and the popular Kalamar Beach Club. A pleasant 15 minute downhill walk takes you to the quaint and unique village of Kalkan. The pretty town descends to the sea in a maze of cobbled streets and whitewashed house. This once sleepy fishing village now has an air of sophistication about it with an abundance of interesting shops, restaurants, bars and cafés. These all come to life as the sun goes down and the town buzzes with activity as visitors and locals alike enjoy the magical Kalkan nightlife.

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

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About the Owner

My family is made up of my husband Steve and our 4 children. Our eldest two girls Emelie and Stephanie work in our family business, Amy graduated from Bath University last year and now works and lives in Bath and James is in his last year at Loughborough. Until recently we lived in Beckenham but are just about to move to the leafy village of Woldingham in Surrey. A new adventure!

We have had our villa in Kalkan for many years and are very familiar with the area.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any enquiries you may have, we would be delighted to help you plan your holiday.

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Guestbook comments from the owner


That's all we heard ourselves say all week. We have fallen in love with Kalkan and Villa Turquoise. We will be back!!

Caroline, Joseph and John.

"Beautifully appointed, comprehensively furnished and equipped in excellent taste"

"Superb location with absolutely stunning views"

"Gorgeous pool terrace on which to relax with a cool beer"

"Quiet and peaceful location but in easy reach of Kalkan's excellent restaurants and shops"

The Cartwright's, Beckenham.

Thank you so much for helping to make our holiday absolutely perfect. The villa is gorgeous and exquisitely furnished. After many busy months at work, we really appreciated the privacy and the tranquillity it provided us offering the ideal opportunity to relax and recharge our batteries. The pool terrace is fabulously spacious and we enjoyed cooking on the BBQ and dining overlooking the islands. Even now we miss the spectacular views and scenery that surround the villa.

We found Kalkan to be an enchanting town and the people were all so welcoming and helpful. We enjoyed exploring the cobbled alleys and dining in the superb restaurants – although there are so many to choose from!

The airport transfers provided by Enes were friendly, reliable and comfortable. We would also like to thank the maintenance team who provide an excellent service maintaining the property. What a delightful team of people!

Thank you once again especially for all of the little extras. The 'Welcome Pack' was very welcome! And your help arranging our transfers and answers to my never ending questions was invaluable. We will definitely be returning to Kalkan in the near future.

Thank you so much.

Best wishes,

Alison & Graeme. (Hampshire)
Nov 2014
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12 Reviews

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Simply Brilliant

  • 5 of 5

We have been holidaying in Villa's as a family for many years all over the world and without doubt Villa Turquoise is magnificent. The best we have ever stayed in! From our initial booking Lindsey (the owner) was helpful in the extreme providing useful details and assistance. Upon arrival the Villa was immaculately clean, very well equipped and was as beautiful in reality as the pictures suggest. During our stay, we were looked after by the Korsan team who were equally outstanding providing prompt and efficient service from cleaning to daily bread and water deliveries., nothing was too much trouble. For those who have not been to Kalkan, it is stunning and full of great restaurants with lots of great local trips and days out making it a brilliant place to stay. Add the Villa Turquoise, Lindsey and her Korsan team and you have all you need for an outstanding, never to be forgotten holiday. As for Turkey, do not stay away, the people are lovely and friendly - it is safe!

Often in life it seems things are frequently not quite as advertised, but for the Villa Turquoise you have no worries, it is simply brilliant. Thank you Lindsey for lending us your beautiful Villa for the best holiday ever – we will be back!”

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ian, What a lovely review. I am so glad that you had such a fabulous holiday. We look forward to having you as guests another year! Best wishes, Lindsey
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Villa Turquoise, Kalkan, Turkey - perfection

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Villa Turquoise, we first went in July 2012 and we had been longing to revisit as we'd had such a fabulous time the first time.

The owner, Lindsey Tyler, is friendly, helpful and efficient in all her correspondence and communications which gives the visitor great confidence even before you get to Villa Turquoise!

The listing descriptions and images are accurate and indeed we thought it looked lovely but both times have been even more delighted when we've actually arrived there.

The property is very well maintained, clean and has everything you could possibly need if you want to just relax or even if you want to cook for yourselves everyday. The team who look after the villa are friendly and discreet as they come in and remove the recycling and any rubbish on a daily basis (if you choose) and Ozay, is a fabulous help if you need anything organised such as meals delivered, boats or trips booked or just any general advice and help you might need.

Re transfers - we have always used Emin at Enes Cars for very efficient pick-ups and returns to Dalaman airport, always there on time with curteous drivers and bottles of water for the two hour journey to and from the airport.

We've actually been to Kalkan four times now, twice at Villa Turquoise and twice in a hotel so we know the town quite well. My favourite restaurants are The Olive Garden (best food and best terrace with wafty lime green coloured sails to give a breeze), Salt'n Pepper down on the waterfront and The Old Trading House with another great terrace.

We also highly recommend hiriing one of the boats for the day, just for you and your family and enjoy that wonderful feeling of leaping off the side of it into the turquoise blue ocean and then being served a fantastic Turkish lunch, more food than you'll need, that's for sure.

We know that Turkey is struggling at the moment but we highly recommend Villa Turquoise and the lovely town of Kalkan where the Turkish people are so welcoming and friendly and very much love having British visitors to share their home with.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Sue, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your very detailed review. I'm so pleased that you had another lovely holiday in Kalkan and that you chose to return to Villa Turquoise. We are very lucky to have returning guests and are very grateful to you. I know that the locals are especially delighted and appreciative of visitors to Kalkan in spite of the current troubles in Turkey. We hope that we can accommodate you again in the future. With thanks and very best wishes, Lindsey
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Exceptional comfort and service

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed a very comfortable stay at Villa Turqoise. The photos and description of the villa are perfectly accurate. Exceptionally clean and well presented with a first class maintenance team.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words. It means a lot to us to know that you have had a good holiday and that the villa has lived up to your expectations. We do hope that you will return again to Kalkan and to Villa Turquoise. Our maintenance team do a fabulous job and we are very grateful to them. I will pass on your comments. Best wishes, Lindsey
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Absolutely stunning in every way, total luxury!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Turquoise is truly the best villa I have ever stayed in, and I have stayed in many both in Turkey and other countries in Europe. Inside and out, I honestly can't fault it in any way. The pool and area around the pool are so lovely and the view is truly stunning. The bedrooms and rest of the villa inside are spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated. Kalkan is a lovely area, full of restaurants and shops and the beach club I highly recommend too!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A wonderful family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Villa Turquoise was exceptional. It is the most delightful villa with such attention to detail it is hard to think of any way in which it could be improved. The service company were fantastic and did more than we thought they would. There were 7 of us in our party and everyone had a brilliant time.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello sally, Thank you for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at Villa Turquoise and that your holiday was a success. Hopefully this won't be your last visit as there is so much more to see and do than you can ever fit in to one week. I would highly recommend coming to Kalkan in the cooler months when the weather is perfect for exploring the beautiful Turquoise coastline. Kind regards, Lindsey
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  • 5 of 5

Couldn't fault it. Would recommend it to anyone.

The property is spotless and well looked after. The local team have got everything sorted out.

Living in this villa there is no need for excursions. Village restaurants all good and nearby supermarket and bar both deliver so no real need for a car.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Phil, Thank you for your comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Turquoise. We would be delighted to have you back another time. Best wishes, Lindsey
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From the Owner

We had had many a happy holiday in Kalkan before we decided that this was the perfect place to buy a holiday home. We had looked long and hard at all the areas of Kalkan and at many villas before we came across Villa Turquoise. The villa was being built as a show villa on a small exclusive development and was situated in a fabulous spot with amazing views over Kalkamar Bay, just a short walk to the sea and a peaceful backdrop of olive groves and lazy goats! We could see the villas potential and snapped it up before it was marketed. It was one of the best things we ever did.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Painting holidays, walking holidays, cooking holidays, photography holidays, diving holidays can be arranged. A wedding planning service can also be arranged for our guests to be married in beautiful Kalkan.


The crystal clear waters around Kalkan Bay have a Blue Flag award for cleanliness.

Just a 5 min walk to Kalamar Beach Club which offers diving, jet skis, water skiing, pedalos and canoes. There is a great cafe with service to your sunbed. It is a 20 minute walk to the main Kalkan beach,a local bus (dolmus) runs every half an hour. The famous Patara beach is 4 kilometres away (local buses every hour) with 18 km of sparkling sand or in the other direction is the beautiful bay of Kaputas.


The nearest airport is Dalaman which is approximately an hour and forty minutes by road. Antalya is a 3 hour drive.

We are happy to arrange your transfers to and from Villa Turquoise or to arrange car hire and directions if you prefer to drive yourselves.


The centre of Kalkan is approximately a 15 minute walk or 5 minutes away if travelling by car or taxi. A 15 minute drive will take you to either Patara or Kaputas Beach. Fethiye the closest large town is approximately an hour away by car or bus, and the lovely small harbour town of Kas is a picturesque 25 minutes away. There are many historical sites in the area all within a short drive.

Further Details:

There are several banks all offering ATM facilities.There are also many businesses offering exchange facilities with excellent rates. Credit cards and sterling are also happily accepted.

There are 2 small supermarkets within easy walk of the villa and several small restaurants and bars which offer excellent value. The supermarkets also provide a delivery service.

Kalkan offers a quaint village atmosphere with its numerous boutique style shops selling everything from antiques and Turkish carpets to locally produced handmade olive oil soap as well as the perfect designer copies of the latest handbags, watches and sun glasses.

Kalkan is renowned for its numerous restaurants which serve traditional Turkish, English, French or Italian cuisine.Particularly attractive are those with roof top terraces, they offer gorgeous views over the town and across the bay.Alternatively you can sit at one of the many fine harbour-side restaurants and watch the boats go by.

This area of Turkey is full of archaeological sites and places of outstanding beauty all within easy reach of Kalkan.

The Lycian Way is a 509km marked footpath around the coast of Lycia, from Fethiye to Antalya. It is a coastal walk and mild temperatures mean it can be walked throughout the winter months.

There is no better way to experience the truly amazing coastline than aboard a traditionally built gulet. This lazy cruise will take you to local bays where you can swim from the boat, snorkel and go ashore to take a traditional mud bath. Lunch and afternoon tea are usually included in the price. Romantic evening dinner cruises are also available. Just stroll along the harbour at Kalkan to select the boat of your choice.

Indulge yourself in a steam and soap filled experience to remember with a Hammam (Turkish bath). An extraordinary relaxing bathing experience that will leave you feeling de-stressed and revitalised. A great way to start your holiday!

So much to do, so little time!


Rental rates

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Rate 6
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
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Rate 7
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
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Rate 1
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
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for 7 nights
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1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
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Rate 3
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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Rate 4
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable deposit of 30% of the total rental amount is required in order to secure a reservation with the balance payable 10 weeks prior to arrival.Our confirmation letter confirms booking. Payment can be made by Cheque or Bank Transfer.

Changeover Day:
Notes on prices
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.

Friday changeover days are preferred. We usually ask for departure by 11.00am and arrival after 3pm. These can be flexible depending on other arrivals/departures.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.
Discounts may be available for bookings at short notice or for long lets in low season.

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From the Owner

A place for rest and relaxation, fun and parties, friends and family. A place where you can do as little or as much as you like. This is our happy place!

Property Type

  • villa


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


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

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedrooms 1,3 and 4 have large luxury en-suites in travertine marble with shower,WC and sink. Bedroom two additionally has a bath. There is a further WC on the ground floor and on the roof terrace.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: An exceptionally large master bedroom with king size bed and triple aspect balcony 2 bedrooms with twin beds 1 bedroom on ground floor with double bed All bedrooms have en-suite bath/shower rooms, balconies with sea views, safes and hair-dryers


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: We are delighted to offer this luxury detached villa set over three floors and constructed to the highest standard. The villa benefits from large and airy rooms, spacious balconies, a large private sun terrace with private swimming pool, outdoor shower and private gardens and a 'Turkish' style roof terrace.The property has 4 spacious bedrooms and 4 shower /wet rooms plus an additional ground floor WC. The villa can comfortably accommodate 8 guests plus infants and is conveniently situated only 10-15 minutes walk from the centre of Kalkan village. There are numerous restaurants, cafés and shops within a few minutes' walking distance if you don't wish to venture into town. The popular Kalamar Beach Club is just a 5 minute walk. Outside: Within the beautiful gardens is an extensive travertine terrace surrounding the villa providing a variety of areas in which to sunbathe or to shade from the mid day heat. The terracing offers stunning elevated views out to sea and the mountains whilst also providing complete privacy. The pergola is a favourite spot of ours and offers partial shade whilst enjoying fabulous views across to the islands. There is an array of furniture including sunbeds, sun mattresses, bean bags, huge cushions, a double hammock, comfy seating areas and large parasols. There is a private fresh water infinity pool (40 sq metres) with heating available for the cooler months and wide platform steps allowing easy access for children and the elderly. Purpose made stone built barbecue also provided and a full size table tennis table and further outdoor games. Utility Room: Utility area with washing machine, clothes airer, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels including pool and beach towels and linen are included. Our friendly maintenance provide a daily rubbish removal and full clean towel and linen change mid week.The pool, sun terrace and gardens are maintained on a daily basis. Other: Roof terrace with extensive 'Turkish' seating area and fabulous uninterrupted views of the sea and mountains.(An ideal area for the teenagers to escape to!!) or for cocktails whilst the sun sets. Plug sockets for music system. Kitchen and w.c.

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