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Olympos Villa Turquoise
Located on a hillside over the harbour of old Kalkan, this spacious self-catering luxury home features stunning uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean and the village, private pool, 4BR accommodation for 8-10, ...and 300 days of sunshine a year!
*Available on a weekly basis Saturday-Saturday* Please contact me if you need another arrangement.
Built into the surrounding hillside, the sun-soaked villa is divided over 3 floors, each with outdoor terraces offering spectacular views to the Mediterranean. Recently completed to the highest standard, the villa features marble and sandstone tiling throughout, a sunbathing garden, barbecue patio, and large private pool.
The Olympos Villa Turquoise is fully furnished to the highest standard:
Interaction with Guests
A local property manager is available to address any questions or issues you may have.
Situated on the Turquoise Coast of the Mediterranean, Kalkan has become a venue for the more discerning visitor. With the absence of mass tourism, Kalkan remains a charming and unspoiled haven of lush nature, brilliant blue crystal-clear sea, historic architecture, ancient history and warm traditional Turkish hospitality.
The historic town of Kalkan is an enchanting place and one of the most beautiful locations along Turkey 's gorgeous Lycian Coast. Kalkan is an old fishing town, famous for its white-washed houses descending to the sea and its brightly colored bougainvilleas.
With much of the surrounding land still undeveloped and with many nearby remains of ancient civilizations, Kalkan (kahl-KAHN) is the ideal resort for those who want calm and relaxation, enjoy the natural beauty of the cleanest seashores, of rough mountains covered with pine forests.
It is also perfect for those who want to explore the remains of the cities of ancient Lycia, "The Land of Light", the first known federation in history, between modern day Fethiye and Antalya.
There is now over 100 restaurants in "Old Kalkan". Travel agencies, restaurants, bars, one or two nightclubs, hotels, apartments and private villas are all present. Celebrities such as Daniel Craig, Princess Diana, Robbie Williams, Sting, Anna Friel, Kelsey Grammer have visited Kalkan.
Moonlight cruises: arranged upon request
Xanthos/Letoon: UNESCO World Heritage Site. The sacred cult centre of Lycia. Three side-by-side temples to national deities Leto, Artemis and Apollo
Kekova-Simena: An area with beautiful scenery and underwater ruins accessible by boat.
Hiking: The Lycian Way (email hidden) way-marked footpath around the coast of Lycia, rated by the Sunday Times as one of the ten most beautiful long distance hikes of the world. Mild temperatures mean it can be walked through the winter.
Horse Riding at Bezirgan: The authentic Turkish village of Bezirgan comfortably nesting on an ancient mountain lake bed 17 km. away from Kalkan is a MUST.
Saklikent canyon: Half an hour from Kalkan is a canyon accessed by a spectacular narrow foot path suspended from the a rock wall. Rafting also available.
Shopping: Kalkan has 2 main markets open everyday + a traditional bazaar is available every Thursday. Markets also available at Fethiye.
Swimming: available from a pebble beach at the base of the hills near the villa, or in Kalkan from tiny decks set on the sea. Some of the most beautiful beaches in the world are neaby along the coast.
Scuba Diving / Snorkeling: arranged by professional divers departing from the Kalkan harbor.
Dalaman Airport (DLM) with its new international terminal is only 90 minutes from Kalkan. Antalya airport (AYT) is 3 hours drive from Kalkan. Other distances:
Patara: 19 km (12 miles) W
Kas: 29 km (18 miles) W
Demre (Myra, Kale): 74 km (46 miles) E
Fethiye: 80 km (45 miles) NW
Marmaris: 246 km (153 miles) W
House Rules: House manual and policies are provided upon check-in.
Price includes weekly cleaning + all sheets and linens. Prices quoted are per week for up to 8 guests.