Vacation Rental Description
The outside space at Villa Salice is excellent with a built-in stone barbeque and fully furnished dining terrace;- perfect for evenings spent at the villa enjoying alfresco dining or simply a bottle of local wine and maybe the company of new found friends.
The design of this Kalkan villa gives it a touch of grandeur with large columns which stretch to its full height and a quite stunning and very spacious large central covered balcony with full sea and mountain views; a great space to enjoy at any time of the day.
Villa Salice is fully air-conditioned and the accommodation, arranged over 3 floors is light and spacious, feature stone walls add character and underfoot the cool stone flooring is a welcome feature in the heat of the Kalkan summer weather. The open plan design of the living space offers plenty of space for dining and and relaxation, and yet another perspective of the wonderful sea and mountain views.
The kitchen is separated by a stone arch and is equipped with everything you need to create either a delicious feast to enjoy outside on the dining terrace on a warm summer evening or a croissant and coffee on your balcony in the morning.
The luxurious Master bedroom suite is quite a feature of this property. It occupies the whole of the second floor and comprises a large bedroom with Ottoman sitting area, fully fitted dressing room, and a very spacious marble ensuite bathroom with shower, wc and twin basins. The built in Jacuzzi with marble mosaic tiling and magnificent views of the turquoise coast through large picture windows is pure indulgence and make this Master bedroom suite very special indeed.
There are two further, well appointed bedrooms on the first floor offering plenty of space for guests both with en-suite bathrooms and sea view balconies. In the double bedroom is an additional good quality portable bi-fold single bed (sprung slatted base for extra comfort) which can be used to accommodate a further guest if required;- ideal for a couple with a small child. A double sofabed in the living area extends the guest capacity to 9.
Right beside the swimming pool, the fully furnished dining terrace is the perfect place to enjoy alfresco dining. It may well entice you to buy some fresh local ingredients, light the bbq and enjoy the Kalkan sunset and a bottle of wine. A new addition to Villa Salice for 2010 is a fully furnished 700 sq ft roof terrace complete with spectacular open sea views.
There is plenty of space to sunbathe around the swimming pool and wooden sunbeds, comfortable cushions and umbrellas for shade are supplied for the use of our guests. There is car parking right outside the villa.
Villa Salice has everything you need to enjoy your holiday in Kalkan.
- Cable Satellite
- Cooking Utensils
- Amenity Parking
- Private Pool
Included in the rental price:
•Accommodation for up to 8 guests
•A food and drink welcome pack
•Welcome on arrival
•The services of our guest relations staff during your stay.
•Air– conditioning and all utilities
•Fresh linen and towels, changed twice weekly
•Use of Turquoise Collection beach towels in addition to bath towels
•Wireless broadband internet access
Luxuries: Internet access, DVD player, Sea view, Jacuzzi bathroom
General: Central heating, Air-conditioning, Satellite TV
Standard: Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities: Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Other: Dining seating for 12, Lounge seating for 8, Linen and towels provided
Outdoors: Balcony/Terrace, Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ
Access: Parking space
- Night Clubs
- Water Sports
Around a 25 Minute walk to Town.
- Nearest Airport : Dalaman at 126 kilometers distance;
- Travel Info: Kalkan bay will take your breath away. It's crystal clear Turquoise water, and mountains that rise steeply behind it provide a dramatic and beautiful backdrop in which to enjoy your stay. Kalkan has not been touched by mass tourism, and as a result remains unspoiled, upmarket and very charming, with amazing views at every turn.
Strict building codes ensure the towns historic preservation, and the many fine restaurants contribute to the special atmosphere that brings back visitors time and time again.
Narrow cobbled streets that wind away from the harbour with bougainvillea covered wooden ottoman balconies and historic architecture are typical of the old town, and the warm Turkish hospitality will stay with you long after your holiday is over.
There are a number of beach clubs around the bay that can be reached by free shuttle service from the harbour. These are wonderful paved platform terraces and gardens with ladders going into the sea. They offer swimming, sunbathing, water sports and restaurant/bar facilities and have sun beds and umbrellas for hire.
Relax on a day trip around the bays and Islands of Kalkan on a traditional Turkish Gullet and visit beautiful Kaputus beach, Snake Island , the blue cave and aquarium bay. Tours leave at 10.00 am from the harbour and return around 5.00pm . There is plenty of time for swimming, and lunch is served on board.
A very popular trip is to the ancient sunken city of Simena in the area of Kekova, one of the most beautiful areas of the Lycian coast.A terrible earthquake in the 2nd century AD caused a downward shift of land and the submerged ancient houses can be viewed through glass bottom boats. Boat trips can be booked direct at the harbour or through the tour companies in Kalkan.
Within easy reach of Kalkan are the ruins of the ancient Lycian capital of Xanthos, its port Patara, religious centre Letoon, and also Pinara.
Xanthos was discovered in 1838 by the archaeologist Charles Fellows. Today a mixture of ruins from Roman, Lycian and Byzantine times including the Tomb of the Harpies, theatre, Neried monument and Inscribed pillar can be seen. At the holy Lycian centre of Letoon there are 3 temples dedicated to Leto, Artemis and Apollo, gods of mythology.
Patara is very close to Kalkan and famous as being the birth place of St Nicholas who has entered into Christian tradition as Father Christmas, and for having many interesting ruins. It was an important commercial centre and harbour during the 5th century. A day trip to Patara can include beautiful Patara beach, one of the best in Turkey and a perfect place to relax after a bit if sightseeing.
There are several beautiful beaches in and around Kalkan. The main beach in Kalkan is just two minutes walk from the villa and next to the harbour and old town. It has crystal clear aquamarine water and white pebbles. Sunbeds and umbrellas can be hired for around 3 Turkish Lira a day. It's location next to the harbour make it a very popular place for soaking up the atmosphere of the early evening and watching the boats come back to harbour.
Ten minutes from Kalkan is beautiful Kaputus beach, a sandy cove at the foot of a mountain gorge. The turquoise water is incredible and this beach is used in many travel brochures for Turkey . There are cheap and frequent Dolmuses (shared minibuses) from Kalkan.
Patara beach is a completely undeveloped 12km stretch of sandy beach voted one of the best in the world by Times online for 2005.