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Spacious 3 Bedroom Duplex Apartment With Shared Pool And Mountain Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 135 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Duplex Apartment in Dalyan, Aegean Region, Turkey - Peaceful Location, Just A Short Walk To Cafes, Restaurants, Market And Shops

This complex was completed in early 2009 and has proven to so popular that many guests return year after year. The 3 bedroom duplex apartment extends to 135 square meters, providing generous space for a family of 6. It is built to the highest standards, and includes all the comforts of home including flat-screen TV, DVD player, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, toaster, barbeque, ironing board/iron, hairdryers, WiFi, and aircon throughout.

The duplex apartment is on the top two floors of the building, with the main living area, kitchen, two bedrooms, and a bathroom on the first floor. Three balconies extend from these bedrooms and the living area, with views of the mature gardens, pool and surrounding mountains. The balconies enable you to seek the sun all day, or indeed to have shade if you prefer. The third bedroom and second bathroom are on the top floor of the building.

For sunbathing round the pool, we supply sun-bed covers for the exclusive use of our guests. A separate children's pool is attached to the large main pool.

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Peter Donaldson
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, german, italian
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

About Peter Donaldson

Having spent more than 30 years in the chemicals industry travelling the world developing new export markets, my wife and I decided to buy a holiday home that we could retreat to when we had the time. We looked at Italy, France and the USA but, by pure chance, we came on holiday to Dalyan, fell in love with the place and decided to buy our duplex apartment. We live in the countryside in a beautiful part of Northern Ireland and, since we acquired the apartment, have had nine great holidays there in the past three years.

Our family are all grown up, and we look forward to them visiting the apartment with their children, and we also look forward to sharing our good fortune with our guests.

Peter Donaldson purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Peter Donaldson chose Dalyan

We bought this apartment in Dalyan because of its combination of secluded location and ease of access to all the many and varied attractions of the town, including very friendly locals and great restaurants.

Dalyan is set on a meandering river that flows from a large fresh water lake to the sea. Your apartment is a 5 to 10 minute stroll from the river that winds throughout the town. Once there you jump on a river boat taxi, which for a nominal cost, transports you on a 30 minute meandering journey along the river to one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Izutzu beach is a 5 kilometre long stretch of golden sand. It is pretty and unspoiled, and during darkness it is where the Caretta Caretta sea turtle comes to lay its eggs.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is of excellent build quality and has been fitted out to a high standard - the marble floors help keep the place cool in the heat of summer and with windows all round it is always light and airy. The fact that there are three balconies, each with table and chairs, means that you can follow the sun, or take the shade, all day.

The owners employ two agents - one to look after the interior of the apartment, and the other to look after the pool and the grounds. This means that there is always someone at hand to help with any problems or queries guests may have.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Dalyan, Turkey

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 135 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • River
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
  • A fully tiled bathroom on each floor includes a shower, toilet and wash basin.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Room 1 (first floor) - double bed, built-in wardrobe, cabinets, remote-control air con. & private balcony with table and two chairs. Room 2 (first floor) - twin beds, built-in wardrobe, cabinets, remote-control air con. & balcony with table and two chairs. Room 3 (top floor) - twin beds, wardrobe, remote-control air con. & cabinets.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: This spacious accommodation is suitable for all guests who will appreciate the peaceful nature of this private development, yet which is only a short walk to the many and varied amenities of Dalyan's vibrant and colourful town centre. With marble floors, fully-tiled bathrooms and air conditioning throughout, you will enjoy the high-quality build of this spacious apartment. The apartment has balconies off every room which provides you with direct sunshine throughout the day or shade if you would prefer. Outside: This private development is situated within walled, extensive and carefully-tended gardens which are laid out in lawns with flowers, flowering shrubs and fruit trees. The large shared pool is child-friendly and has another pool attached for smaller children. Comfortable poolside sun loungers are provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen, indoor towels and poolside towels, and sun-bed covers are provided for the convenience of our guests. Cleaning and change of linens are available by prior arrangement. Other: The property has access to WiFi. Children's cots and high chairs are available by prior arrangement.


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Spacious 3 Bedroom Duplex Apartment With Shared Pool And Mountain Views
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews

Just lovely in May

  • 5 of 5

I recently returned from a short holiday in Dalyan. I was there for a week at the beginning of May and stayed at Peter and Maureen's apartment at Kings Apartments which is situated in the lovely, quiet, residential Gulpinar area of the town. This was a return visit to Dalyan and I was delighted that Peter and Maureen's apartment was available for my required dates as I had stayed there before and had such a great time.

The apartment was spotlessly clean and had everything I needed for a very comfortable stay. The spacious grounds were looking great with bougainvillea and roses in full bloom. The weather was just beautiful - clear blue skies and lovely heat during the day. It cooled off a little in the evening and I was glad of my fleece.

I enjoyed eating at several of the many top class restaurants and cafes. The food was as fresh and delicious as I remembered it. Many of the staff remembered me from my previous visit and gave me a warm welcome. Life in Dalyan is a little quieter in May compared to the summer months but all the businesses are open as usual and its a great time of year to enjoy the many activities and amenities that Dalyan has to offer. I thoroughly enjoyed the boat trip to Iztuzu beach where I walked to the far end and enjoyed a light lunch from the beach cafe before taking the dolmus back to town. I can highly recommend Peter and Maureen's lovely apartment for its high level of comfort and its convenience to this lovely town.

  • Review Submitted: 23/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David Anthony, Thank you for your very positive review of our apartment. We were delighted to welcome you back again, and thrilled that you clearly had a great time enjoying the amenities of the apartment, Dalyan, and the beautiful beach and countryside close to the town. Perhaps we will have the pleasure of your company in the not too distant future? Maureen and Peter
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Three weeks in April

  • 3 of 5

Peter has been a very friendly contact and always responding very quickly.

The property is well maintained with a beautiful garden and I clean pool.

The apartment is modern and well equipped. Some rooms appear larger on the pictures then they are in reality.

Unfortunately from the description it had not been clear to us that the apartment is not on the ground floor level. The terrace on the pictures belongs to a different apartment downstairs. Due to the fact that there is no direct pool access the place was not perfect for us and especially not for the kids. The description should be improved to make this point more clear. We heard that we were not the first ones who were a little disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 03/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment with everything you needed. Air Conditioning fantastic ,washing machine useful. Nice pool

A nice quiet location, little shop nearby (just past the Turkish Baths).

A 10 minute stroll into the centre of Dalyan.

Peter very helpful when booking , hassle free, always got back promptly.

We had a lovely holiday, Highly Recommended

Jim Deacon


  • Review Submitted: 21/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Maureen and I are delighted that you enjoyed our home from home. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.
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The property is lovely & so are the garden & pool.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is spacious & homely. It is further from the town centre than what some people may like but it is only 10 to 15 mins away walking comfortably & we found this no problem for us. It is a beautiful apartment with just about everything you need. We would have liked a change of bed linen so that we could use that when washing the other but this is a small thing. We also couldn't find a toaster but that might just have been us looking in the wrong place. The air con was a bit temperamental for us but we just put that down to it not being used much prior to our stay. When we reported at the start of our stay bulbs being out & the water not being warm it was fixed very quickly. We loved our stay in a lovely apartment & Peter was great to deal with. I have no hesitation in recommending this apartment & dealing with Peter & Maureen as it was an absolute pleasure. We wish we where there now as it is beautiful & so is Dalyan itself.

  • Review Submitted: 19/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very positive review - Maureen and I are so glad that you enjoyed our apartment. In April we bought plenty of new bed linens and spare towels do that guests would have spares to use when washing linens. They are stored in the top part of the built in wardrobe in the twin bed room. There is also a toaster which is stored in one of the kitchen cupboards. We are sorry that you could not find these essentials. We are also glad that all small issues were sorted out quickly for you. We look forward to having you back in the future. Best wishes Peter & Maureen
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Dalyan delight

  • 5 of 5

Excellent apartment, spacious, clean and well equipped. Peter gave us excellent customer service and provided us with all the help and information we needed. It was a quiet time of year in Dalyan but picked up great bargains in the market as it was the last week of the season. Don't forget to haggle, it is all part of the fun. The taxi boat down the river to the beach is really enjoyable and passes the rock tombs. The beach is clean and the water great for children as it very gradually gets deep. Try the traditional pancakes at the beach they are great and several fillings to choose from. The apartment was about a 10 minute stroll into town where there are so many great restaurants . We ate at a different one each night and every meal was good. There are supermarkets and a mini market closer to the apartment for all your everyday needs. Dalyan is a very friendly village and well worth a visit. We would highly recommend the apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 29/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the very positive review - Maureen and I are so pleased that you enjoyed Dalyan in general and our apartment in particular. We too love the trip to the beach - it is very relaxing, especially when there are turtles and kingfishers to be seen! We would love to welcome you back to our apartment in the future. Peter & Maureen
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Turkish Delight

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a glorious eight days at this first class apartment from the the moment we were met at the airport by our driver(arranged through apartment owner)and then only 25minutes transfer time to the apartment .the apartment is spacious with plenty of room and all the necessary hardware that people expect nowadays.The bedrooms are very comfortable with first class air con.

The pool area and gardens are maintained to a high standard and are very accessible for all.

The best feature of all is that you are situated in a quiet residential area though only 15 minutes walk to the centre of Dalyan.

Dalyan itself is a delight with the river being the main feature where you can meander down to turtle beach in one of the many water taxis passing many fine restaurants.

The town itself has many fine shops and restaurants and the people we found were so friendly. The town and surrounding area is very flat and easy to navigate for an old codger like me.

All in all we enjoyed the apartment and found Dalyan great we will definitely be going back

Eric & Joan Scotland

  • Review Submitted: 07/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Joan and Eric, Thank you so much for the very positive review of our property in Dalyan - it is clear that you loved Dalyan in general and our home-from-home in particular! Maureen and I hoped that, like us, you would fall in love with the place, and clearly you have. We would be delighted of course to have you both back to our apartment but I would be grateful if you could let me know your proposed dates as soon as you have them - we already have a number of bookings for the 2016 season, and even one for 2017, and we would not want you to be disappointed. Until next time. Best wishes Peter & Maureen
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Iztuzu (Turtle) Beach
Car: not necessary


The famous Iztuzu (Turtle) beach is a strip of golden sand famous as a breeding ground for the loggerhead turtle and is only a 30 minute boat ride down the river from Dalyan. The beach itself is 5Km long, a beautiful walk, and the water is azure blue, warm and safe. There are cafes, toilets, showers and other facilities at each end of the beach. We often take the boat to the beach, walk to the far end where the turtle sanctuary is located, have lunch and then return home by dolmus bus.


The nearest airport is Dalaman, only a short 25 minute taxi ride from the apartment - we can arrange taxi pickup in an air-conditioned people carrier to and from the airport for a return fare of approximately £65. Flights to Dalaman are available from most UK and Irish airports.

You will find that car hire is not essential in Dalyan as the town is compact and level - easy walking terrain. Public transport is also plentiful and inexpensive.


The nearest town is Orteca, a 15 minute ride by dolmus bus. There you will find a wide range of shops to cater for your every need.

Within easy walking distance of Dalyan are the tombs of the Lycean kings, and a few kilometres further on lie the runs of the ancient city of Kaunos, complete with amphitheatre.

The wildlife is beautiful in this area - turtles, fish, kingfishers, tortoises. On your walk, be sure to sample the local chilled pomegranate juice.

Further Details:

Dalyan has a very wide range of bars, cafes and restaurants - for you to try as many as you can, and don't forget to sample the delicious local Turkish cuisine.

The town has 5 supermarkets, fishmongers and 3 butchers, as well as many smaller shops selling locally produced fruit, vegetables, ice cream, and an array of small gift shops. Also in the town centre there are 5 ATMs, a post office and a branch of the local Turkish IS Bank.

There is so much for you to do nearby: boat trips leave daily from the town - you can either go up river to the mud baths or go down river, fish for crabs and have them cooked for you whilst you relax on the beach. If you feel you want to be more adventurous, you can go white water rafting, horse riding, jeep safari or visit other Turkish resorts close by. All can be arranged through the local travel agents in the town.

The local people are very friendly and are only too happy to help you arrange a day out.

A great treat for the men is to experience a Turkish shave; and both men and women should take time to try the Turkish baths and Hammam scrub.

Every Saturday there is an exciting market in the centre of the town - there you will find a fabulous array of fresh fruit and vegetables, leather goods, footwear, clothing, lighting, hardware, spices, Turkish Delight, gifts etc - do be prepared to haggle for the very best deals!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Dalyan, Turkey

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 3
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
Rate 4
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
Rate 6
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
Rate 1
1 Oct 2018 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
Rate 2
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable deposit of 20% of booking value is required to secure your booking, and the balance due 8 weeks before your arrival date at the apartment. Airport transfers, welcome packs, cots and high chairs are available upon request at an additional cost.

Changeover Day:
We do not have a preferred changeover day and try to accommodate the needs of our guests by being as flexible as possible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Call for quote on rentals for 3 weeks or more.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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