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Villa Amara is a charming 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom reterat holiday retreat with

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa Amara is a stone villa with 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with private large pool.

This wonderful, family friendly holiday home has been built in traditional style from local stone, and blends perfectly with the natural surroundings.Villa Amara has real character and charm, while inside stone walls and chic furnishings with modern fixtures add a touch of the contemporary. The spacious interiors provide a feeling of light throughout, and the perspective from each room is designed to make the most of the mesmerising views. The grounds are extensive, with a large terrace and stunning pool perfectly positioned to imbibe the beautiful scenery.Amara means paradise the retreat is surrounded by a lovely garden , which lend further character and provide a degree of shade for thoses seeking to escape the heat. You can wander into the nice gardens, dotted with shrubs, flowers and chill out at the pool and the terrace with a glass of wine or a good book.

More Details

Arife Njoku
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Turkish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 March, 2017

About Arife Njoku

My husband and i we come to Kayakoy in 1993 and fall in love in this Village and surrounding.

We desided to buy in 1997 a land over 6000 m2 and start to build up this beautıful Villa in 2013.

We did everything to protect the nature and integrate the Villa into the nature softly.

We will be happy to share our holiday home with people from all over the world and enjoy the beautiful area of Kayakoy in Turkey.

Why Arife Njoku chose Lycian & Turquoise Coast

Villa Amara is a charming holiday accomodation infront of the forest , with private pool and fantastic view into the nature. The interiour is in turkish and mediterranean design. All bedrooms have the direct doors to the terrace and pool area.

The Ghost town is only 10 min walk from our holiday home.

The Gemiler beach is only 10 min. drive away from Villa Amara and the famoust beach Ölüdeniz is also 15 min drive away from Villa Amara.

What makes this villa unique

Villa Amara is a real stone builded house with ottoman , mediterranean designed interior.

The large pool and fantastic view from the terrace make your holiday perfect.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kayaköy in Fethiye

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 130 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • All bath rooms are full with toilet and shower and lavabo. Twice the week the bathroom will clean up by our cleaning lady.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , well decorated bedroom with entering door to the pool .
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Bedroom 1 has an ensuite and entering door to the pool area.
  • Bedroom one is an en suite bedroom with double bed . Bedroom two is an bedroom with 2 single bed. Both bedrooms has an separate door to the terrace.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Villa Amara is a charming 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom reterat holiday retreat with
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

Chic and Chill holiday

  • 4 of 5

It is very private and nice renovated. For us it was a place to really relax.

In the morning its about 10 minutes to walk to the bakery in town.

There are several nice restaurants in Kayakoy. We mist a little, small lights in house the to make it more cosy. Most of the time one or more cats and a dog came to visit us.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Ton and Petra for coming to our holiday home . We do everything for our guests and we very happy when our guests let us know what we can do better in the future. Wish you both all the best and looking forward to aeeing you again in Villa Amara. Arife & Oliver
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Beautiful villa .amazing peaceful setting,

  • 5 of 5

Another fantastic holiday at Arife and Oliver's villa amara.every time we stay we feel like it's our second home and Arife and Oliver are good friends not owners.The villa is alway immaculate and everything you need is there.nothing is to much trouble and we even went for dinner at Arife and Oliver's villa.the pool is amazing and the views from the terrace are beautiful.

And everything else is a short walk down the path next to the ghost village. I would recommend villa amara so much. We have been 3 times and every time is better than the last.

Thanks Arife and Oliver

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Total relaxation and tranquility

  • 5 of 5

The villa exceeded our expectations! When we arrived we were taken aback at the total seclusion and peacefulness of the lovely villa. The accommodation was perfect for our family of 4 and the villa's pool was so relaxing - always at the perfect temperature and we were in it day and night! We have never been to Kayakoy in August before but, although the temperature was hot, the villa kept us cool and the air conditioning made it perfect for us. I loved the way the villa and pool was all on one level, so easy to walk in and out for refreshments. Arife and Oliver were there if we needed anything and it was lovely having them so close by. We were even greeted with a delicious lunch home cooked by Arife when we arrived which was such a welcoming gesture.

Thank you for such a lovely holiday, we hope to be back again in the future.

Sarah, Diarmuid, Lucy and Katharine Buckley

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful villa in a quiet area

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 2 children and I stayed in this beautiful villa for one week. In the run up to our holiday, Arife was in contact with me and answered all my queries promptly. She helped me choose the most appropriate villa in her land. She was very accommodating with my request. I wanted complete privacy and wanted for the villa we stayed in to not be over looked. Arife understood my request and placed a cover so that we cannot be overlooked from the private road leading to the 4 villa's that belong to Arife. This did not affect the lovely view we still had infront of us.

Arife and Oliver welcomed us and were around and very accessible the whole time. There was wifi in the villa which was handy.

The villa itself was very clean and spacious. Arife had cooked us a meal upon arrival, which was delicious. The pool was amazing and cleaned regularly. The pictures do not do this villa justice.

Although the villa is in a very quiet location, it is still very close to restaurants and mini markets. You can easily get to fethiye and oludeniz which were beautiful areas to visit, with shops, restaurants, markets and sea!

We hired a car and this certainly did allow us to be more flexible especially with the children.

I would really recommend this villa and recommend the owners, Arife and Oliver. They have assisted us so much to make this our perfect holiday.

This villa is ideal for families with young children who will be entertained in the pool and garden. It's also in close proximity to historical sites such as the ghost town, and beautiful beaches, restaurants and shops. I would also recommend this villa to couples who just want to relax and really get away from their busy lifestyle.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Third visit and just as lovely

  • 5 of 5

Villa Amara is a true delight. Tucked away down a track but only 10 mins walk through the pines to the village which is not commercialised but has many restaurants.

The villa is very well designed and appointed, having all mod cons but with a typical Turksh feel. It has a pretty garden with flowering shrubs and overlooks the fields and hills. It's quiet and private with a lovely pool. Needless to say it is spotlessly clean.

Arife and Simon do everything they can to make ones stay special. They are there if you need them but unobtrusively in the background

Arife makes a meal for when you arrive which is always delicious. This time Arife took us up into the hills to meet a local family and have lunch. What a treat and a great day out, such lovely people who warmly welcomed us into their home - a truly Turkish experience and the views were splendid en route.

We also walked up through kayakoy ghost town, over the hills to Cold Water bay. A pretty small deserted bay where you can swim and then hitched a water lift back to Gemilli beach. You can get a bus or taxi back to Villa Amara

I can't recommend this villa and holiday too highly.

Book and go!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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WOW! What a gem

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay and it was fantastic.

Sorry.... a little late in writing the review but prompted by the fact we have just booked it again - THIRD TIME.

A beautiful, well appointed, villa in traditional style but with all luxury modern day comforts. Decor thoughtful and lovely, kitchen plenty of utensils, washing machine, dishwasher etc. shower rooms modern and everything works. Pool gorgeous, and all very very clean.

The owners, who live on site, could not be more helpful and friendly but without intruding. They will cook for you - delicious food - and give you a lift if they are on their way out.

There are two other villas on site but Villa Amara is totally private and looks out onto fields and the mountain, with a pretty garden.

Its just a ten min walk, along a hillside path, to small shops and good restaurants, passing the old ghost town. About 10 mins drive from the nearest coast and there is a bus service to Fethiye, Oludeniz and about an hour from Dalaman.

All in all wonderful stay - hence the third visit now in June

Highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Kayaköy, Turkey

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Izela İstanbul / Antik Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Harbour Taxi boat Calis / Speed boad to Rodos
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Antik restaurant / İstanbul / Levissis
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Ölüdeniz / Gemiler Beach
Car: recommended

The historic, picturesque and secluded valley is a wonderful secret hideaway.

The Kaya valley is just a ten-minute drive from Ölü Deniz yet a million miles away in terms of ambience. The valley floor is surrounded by the peaks of the surrounding mountains which stretch to the very ends of the Fethiye Peninsula. Tracks and single-track roads wind along the valley floor through tiny hamlets, past fields full of wheat and tobacco and finally onto the region’s secluded beach at Gemiler.

Kayaköy is, of course, now famed for being the inspiration for Louis de Bernières novel Birds Without Wings. The Greek village of Kaya was abandoned following the forced exchange of populations agreed between Turkey and Greece in 1926. Until then it had been a thriving community for centuries. In the intervening years the town has been left to crumble into disrepair leaving in its wake an eerie and fascinating ‘Ghost Village’ set in a beautiful rural valley.

Dining in the Region

If you’re staying in Kayaköy there are a few simple rural-style restaurants to choose from, each serving traditional Turkish cuisine. The traditional Ottoman-style köşk (kushk) seating areas are perfect to relax and unwind on. The typical dish on offer is mangal – a selection of meats which you may barbecue yourself (kendine pisir), if you wish. Alternatively you can order the lamb known as tandir, which are large cuts of slow-cooked lamb tender enough to melt in the mouth. The restaurants also serve a selection of mezes (small dishes) and gözleme (Turkish savoury pancakes).

Fethiye is also well worth a visit and has a large variety of restaurants and lokantas (cafés) in the bustling town and harbour areas offering a host of diverse menus. In our opinion the highlight of all the alternatives is the remarkable experience of dining in the vibrant fish market - an absolute 'must-do'!


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