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Villa In Kalkan, Mediterranean Region, Turkey

16 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Kalkan holiday villa

Villa With Spectacular Ocean Views, Easy Access To Kalkan Town Centre, Restaurants & Beaches

The villa has been architecturally designed making the most of the location, affording ocean views regardless if you are inside or out by the pool. Villa Waratah sits above Kalkan town with uninterrupted views of Kalkan Bay. With its contemporary interior, villa Waratah provides a relaxing environment for all the family, the main living area leads out onto an infinity pool and a games room on the lower level. The villa has three double bedrooms with large glass windows providing spectacular views across the bay and distant islands. Two bedrooms on the upper floor, both lead out onto a balcony again with views across Kalkan Bay. The upper floor balcony areas are fitted with railings throughout, however young children must be supervised. All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms and are fitted with reverse cycle air conditioning; the main floor space provides living and dining areas with a modern open planned kitchen to cater for your every need.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
Mark (Owner)
Member since: 2014
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Speaks english

About Mark

Expat family residing in the Middle East, visited Kalkan in 2013 and fell in love with the location so much we decided to spend a great deal more time there in Villa Waratah.

Mark purchased this villa in 2014

Why Mark chose Lycian and Turquoise Coast

Ideal setting providing a carefree holiday for the entire family...

Reviews

4.9
based on 16 traveller reviews

Villa In Kalkan, Mediterranean Region, Turkey
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
5

Beautiful villa, amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a weeks stay at the wonderful Villa Warratah. There were 8 of us (4 adults and 4 children under 8), the villa is large and on 3 floors so more than enough space for us all. The villa is stunning and has uninterrupted views across the bay which can be enjoyed from every room. All bedrooms were tastefully decorated with efficient aircon. The kitchen was well equipped and there is a gas fired bbq making impromptu bbq's a breeze. The games room is well equipped.

There was a generous welcome package upon arrival (bread, butter, tea, milk, fruit, wine and more - all the essentials). There is a mobile phone for use at the villa - we used it to order taxis, book tours and order food from the local shop which delivers to your door.

There are plenty of food shops within a 15 mins walk and a taxi home was reasonably priced (10L). Plenty of eat out options in the beautiful old part of the town.

We visited the Kalamar beach club for a day which was lots of fun (for both the adults and kids!) - a trampoline in the sea and use of the pedalo and kayak included within the cost of your sun lounger. The food in the restaurant wasn't great but we all enjoyed a fabulous day. We also took a boat trip arranged by Ozi at Define Tours. It was fantastic, we saw turtles, snorkeled in crystal clear warm water, jumped off the diving board and even had a mud bath! The boat staff couldn't do enough for us.

Thank you to Mark and Anna for the use of your beautiful villa. (Efficient comms before, during and after our trip also)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this detailed review, my wife and I are so glad you all enjoyed your time in Kalkan and stay at the villa. Kalkan has so much to offer and the locals are an absolute delight to deal with, I too vouch for Ozi at Define Tours, nothing is to much trouble for him and his team. Once again, thank you for choosing to stay at villa Waratah and we hope to see you back again in the future. Kind Regards Mark Forrester.
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5

Wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was our second holiday at Villa Waratah and again it was exceptional. The villa immaculate and comfortable with stunning views over Kalkan. Nothing is too much trouble for the owners Mark and Anna or for the local manager of the villa. We were a group of 8 and there was plenty of space inside and outside of the villa for us all to relax. The games room downstairs was excellent for the three boys in our party aged 9, 12 and 18. We spent a couple of days at the Kalamar beach club which was excellent value and both fun and relaxing for all of us. We tried many restaurants in Kalkan and all were fantastic. Our favourite though in terms of food, service and value was Wapiano where we always received a friendly welcome and amazing cuisine at a fraction of the cost you would pay at home. If you are considering Kalkan and Villa Waratah for a holiday do not hesitate. You will have a wonderful holiday to remember!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My wife and I are pleased to hear that your second stay with us was as memorable as the first, ensuring our guests have a positive experience during their stay is truly a team effort. Again thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to write a review. Kind Regards, Mark.
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5

Totally Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

All in all a perfect holiday and the villa is totally beautiful throughout! The inside space is amazing, with the most stunning views from every room, and the kitchen is packed with everything you are ever likely to need on holiday.It was lovely to have all the little extras provided such as pool towels, hairdryers and travel plugs, just to make life so easy, and everything was spotless.

The outside space is just as good, with plenty of room for sunbathing, eating and drinking - we couldn't fault a thing.

Mark was so helpful with information & flexibility when booking, and Ozi is the perfect 'Man Friday' for anything that you need in and around Kalkan - And don't forget to use the home delivery service for items you've forgotten at the Supermarket - it's brilliant!

It is probably the best Villa we have ever stayed in, we will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Both my wife and I are so pleased you had an enjoyable stay, appreciate your kinds words and look forward to having you visit again in the near future. Kind Regards Mark.
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5

Fantastic stay at Villa Waratah

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay in Kalkan and Villa Waratah. Our first visit surpassed all our expectations and this year that impeccable standard continued. We had a seamless collection from Dalaman airport and transfer to Kalkan, arranged by the owner, Mark. The harbour village is full of great restaurants and bars, with a few local traditional jewels to take full advantage of your Turkish experience. From the harbour you can take fabulous boat trips to explore the glorious coastline.

Villa Waratah sits above the harbour, with sublime views whether your swimming in the infinity pool, sunbathing or eating on the large sun terrace. These views are extended to each of the five well sized ensuite bedrooms. It is exceptionally well maintained and equipped with maid service provided midweek to clean and change over towels.

For those active guests the walk into Kalkan is invigorating, for those that prefer the easier life or just over overendulged in the local hospitality, a taxi can be arranged through Ozi.

From the beginning communication with Mark has been superb, prompt and very helpful, together with the contacts he has built up locally, this all leads to a memorable stay in Kalkan.

Would I recommend Kalkan and in particular, Villa Waratah?

Most definitely

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, my wife and I are so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Mark Forrester.
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5

WOW!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful two weeks we have just had in the beautiful Kalkan. The Villa was spectacular with the most spectacular views:) It has everything you could need and the Mamhut who looks after the place out there could not be more helpful. The local shop delivers ice, beers and anything else you need at the drop of a hat and taxi"s are everywhere.

The bbq area and pool are beautiful day and night and lots of space for everyone to enjoy. The kitchen is well equipped and the bedrooms/unsuite are all a great size and very comfortable.

I could not recommend this Villa enough and we will be back.

Many thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind feedback, it certainly is a team effort... individuals like Mahmut & Ozi play a key role in ensuring our guests enjoy themselves. Again, thank you for choosing to stay at villa Waratah, my wife and I are so pleased you all enjoyed yourselves. Kind Regards Mark.
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5

Absolutely fantastic

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fabulous holiday in Kalkan staying a this beautiful villa. There is plenty of space and the doors that open onto the terraces are perfect. Our family including four young grandchildren enjoyed it all especially the pool! Getting into Kalkan centre takes only a few minutes by taxi and they are very cheap and plentiful. Lots of shops and wonderful restaurants to choose from. Eating in the villa was easy as it's very well equipped.

Ozi who looked after us at the villa with transport and trips out was brilliant, nothing was too much trouble. The views of the bay from every level are amazing. Definitely will go again, this was unanimous!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in Villa Waratah, we aim to ensure all our guests have a care free holiday and settle into the villa as if its their own. Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you back in the future. Kind Regards Mark.
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Map

Coast/Beach:

Walking distances to:

Kalkan supermarket – approx. 15mins

Kalkan restaurant precinct & public beach – approx. 20mins

Travel:

Dalaman airport is approx 1.5 hour drive away.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Kalkan, Turkey

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 1
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,419
 
 
Rate 2
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$3,091
 
 
Rate 3
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$3,830
 
 
Rate 4
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,755
 
 
Rate 5
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,083
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$336

Booking Notes:
A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to secure the booking, with the balance paid 6 weeks prior to arrival. We also request a refundable 250.00 GBPs damage deposit which will be returned subject to no damages / breakages. All payments are by electronic funds bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
Monday is our preferred change over day, flexibility is dependent on future bookings.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week (7 days) in UK pounds sterling, airport transfers can be arranged at competitive rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Kalkan, Turkey

Property Type:
  • villa
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Shower room 1 - shower enclosure
    Shower room 2 - shower enclosure
    Shower room 3 - shower enclosure
    Shower room 4 - shower enclosure
    Shower room 5 - shower enclosure
  • All bedrooms have ensuites. Guest bathroom on lower level.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 – Queen sized bed Bedroom 2 – Double sized bed Bedroom 3 – Double sized bed Bedroom 4 – Twin beds Bedroom 5 – Twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Guests receive a welcome hamper upon arrival. Young children should be supervised by adults out by the pool areas, on the balconies and in the games room. Request NO SMOKING inside the villa, ashtrays are provided for those who wish to smoke outside. Outside: Villa Waratah is the ideal family setting for a relaxing holiday. It’s location above Kalkan town centre provides a quiet idyllic setting to unwind and enjoy all the wonderful delights that Kalkan and the surrounding areas have to offer. The pool area with sun beds and outdoor furniture provide the ideal setting for relaxation. The terraced areas on the first and second floors provide additional areas to sit and enjoy the ocean views. Utility Room: Iron / ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa is cleaned once a week, with pool and garden maintenance carried out daily. All linen, bath & pool towels are provided and changed every Monday when the villa is cleaned. Other: There is wireless internet and satellite TV installed, TVs are also located in Bedroom 1 and the Games room. Hairdryers are located in each bedroom. The Games Room has a TV, PS4, DVD player, stereo and exercise equipment.