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Luxury apartment in Side with private pool, jacuzzi situated near to the beach

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Side - Babylon Luxury Resort

3 bedrooms, open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area, ground and upper floor terrace

The luxury apartment is situated in the shadow of the Taurus mountains & is part of the prestigious Babylon resort & is on two levels. On the ground floor there is an open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area, twin bedroom & downstairs bathroom with shower. The kitchen is furnished to a high standard with granite work surfaces, dish washer, washing machine, oven/hob & fridge freezer. The dining table sits 6 people. The lounge is furnished with a comfortable sofa/chairs & a TV/video. There are large sliding patio doors from the bedroom & lounge onto the ground floor terrace with table/chairs. There is also a jacuzzi, private pool & garden. A staircase leads from the lounge onto the first floor. Here there are two double bedrooms. Both have fitted wardrobes & en suite facilities including WC/shower. Both bedroom have large sliding patio doors onto the upper terrace which has a stunning sea view to the local beach which is a few minutes walk away. Air conditioning throughout. Completed in 2011

Places to visit: The apartment is situated on the Mediterranean coast approx 2km from Side. The Mediterranean coast of Turkey enjoys hot weather throughout the spring, summer and early autumn months. The apartment is situated nearby to the Taurus mountains which means there is often a lovely, refreshing breeze during the hotter weather. Side enjoys approx 300 days of sunshine per year which makes it an ideal destination for those seeking a warm climate. In April it is possible to ski in the Taurus mountains in the morning and swim in the Mediterranean in the afternoon!! . It is approx 650m from the beautiful sandy beaches of the Turkish Riviera. The beach has a newly developed pedestrian promenade which leads into the heart of Side and is perfect for strolling along the sea front. There is plenty of shops and restaurants nearby. The beach also has many and varied water sports including jet bikes and para-sailing.

Once the secret hideaway of Anthony and Cleopatra, Side is one of the best known classical sites in Turkey and is a unique and charming resort. It has retained many of its architecture and archaeological features including the amphitheatre and the Temple of Apollo. The old town of Side is a joy, with the ancient Roman ruins mixed in between bars, restaurants and shops. The main area of the town is pedestrianised and it's a wonderful place to visit in the early evening to window shop, buy some bargains, have a drink or grab a bite to eat. It has a great atmosphere but in the height of the season be prepared to haggle for the bargains! The harbour area has some great restaurants serving freshly caught fish and other Turkish dishes. There is also the option to rent a boat, join an organised boat trip or go scuba diving. The view in the evening is spectacular and you can watch the sun setting whilst enjoying a drink. Next to the harbour is the roman ruins of the Temple of Apollo.

The town of Manavgat is also nearby. The waterfalls on the jade green Manavgat River are another popular local attraction. But don't stop there, continue on up the mountain to the Green Lake & see the dam. All of this is spectacular. There are also a few wonderful restaurants hidden away. These can be accessed by car or by locally organised Jeep tours. Further into the pine-forested mountains, a Roman bridge spans a rushing river in the Koprulu Canyon National Park, which is one of Turkey's premier white water rafting venues. The ancient city of Aspendos is approx 20 Min drive away. This is most famous for its amphitheatre, probably the best preserved in Asia Minor. It is still in use today, and stages the annual Aspendos Opera and Ballet Festival every summer. In addition to the theatre, there is an acropolis on a hilltop. Alanya is approx 1 hours drive away. Here there is a castle/harbour, large water park and the opportunity to swim with dolphins.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm

Owner
Bridget Crane
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
13 June, 2016
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Reviews

4.8/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Luxury apartment in Side with private pool, jacuzzi situated near to the beach
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
5

An excellent apartment within a fabulous complex!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was genuinely excellent. It felt more spacious than the photos had suggested & with 3 shower rooms, it never felt crowded. The private pool was brilliant, giving us the flexibility of spending most mornings at the communal pool of the complex and the afternoons on our private patio, in and out of the great pool, which was big enough for the 6 of us to relax in and enjoy!

The Babylon complex is really modern and impressive with terrific facilities, a good value restaurant & only a 5 minute walk to the "Dolmus bus stop", and 2 minutes walk to a good value local shop & 2 of the best restaurants we visited.

I would highly recommend the apartment to any family of up to 6.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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4

Top Quality Apartment with Own Pool

  • 4 of 5

A beautifully appointed apartment on 2 floors. Large bedrooms with good ensiute facilities, excellent kitchen (well stocked with pots, pans, glasses etc).

Lovely terrace with it's own small private pool, ideal for young children or just cooling ogg in the height of summer!

Efficient air con.

Great facilities on site at Babylon. Superb bar and restaurant with very friendly staff and a fabulous pool. Also a gym, table tennis and tennis.

Good proximity for beach, other excellent local bars/restaurants and the Dolmus mini buses which are a great way to get around.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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5

Had a fantastic, relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing holiday. The apartment is so lovely. Especially the private pool was very popular among all of us. Also the staff were very helpful and friendly.

We have two children. We can recommend accommodation for families with children. Of course, due to stairs and pool you have to be very careful.

Thank you Bridget for everyhing! We hope to return some day.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
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Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review. I'm glad you all had a lovely time and also found the staff to be helpful. Bridget
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5

Lovely villa, great amenities

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Babylon apartments in July and had a fantastic holiday. The apartment is beautifully furnished and well equipped with everything you could need. The private pool proved very popular with everybody: either for an early morning dip or a late night cool off. The complex facilities such as the pool table, table tennis and table football were all much appreciated. We also enjoyed the large complex pool which was never crowded and usually befitted from a pleasant breeze. We would recommend the pool bar for drinks and meals, which were very tasty and offered more than just burger and chips!

Babylon is a short walk to the beach, with several shops nearby. We also found that several reasonably priced restaurants that were either within walking distance or had a free pick up/drop off service. Owner Bridget was very helpful and friendly prior to and throughout our stay .

We hope to return!

The Campbell and Saunders families

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
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5

Perfect 10/10 holiday

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment and complex ......luxury throughout.

Just minutes walk from the town and lovely beach . Then the dolomus bus runs every where so cheap and regular there is no need to hire a car or any hastle.

This was the perfect apartment and resort for the complete "Chill out" jacuzzi was perfect under the stars!

Thanks for all the help Bridget we WILL be back.It was perfect 10/10.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2011
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Owner's Response: Many thanks Amanda for your lovely comments. We are really pleased you had an enjoyable and perfect 'chill out' holiday.
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Antalya
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Kumkoy
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Antalya
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Kumkoy
Car: not necessary

The apartment is situated within the Luxury Babylon Complex in 'Kumkoy'. This is within walking distance to the beach and approx 2km to the centre of Side. Both Kumkoy and Side have beautiful sandy beaches. There are many restaurants and shops in the area including small supermarkets. It is easy to catch the local minibus called a 'Dolmus' to get you around easily. These stop near to the apartment and can be easily flagged down or alternatively you can wait at a designated stop. These are very frequent and very inexpensive.

Other Activities: Scuba diving, Para-sailing

Golf: The local resort of Belek is approx 15 minutes drive away. One of the main attractions of Belek is its superb range of PGA/Championship courses with a couple of courses having been designed by Nick Faldo and Colin Montgomerie. Belek has been particularly developed as an attractive golfing holiday destination. It is one of Turkey`s premier golf centres with world-class golf courses where both the novice and the expert can hone their skills.

Ski: Skiing is available in the Taurus mountains which is approx 1.5 hours drive from the apartment. The main resort is called Davras and has skiing up to 2,250m. There are black, red and blue runs so there is something for every level of skier. Access to the slopes is via drag or chair lifts.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Side, Turkish Mediterranean Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
1 Nov 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
Mid
1 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
High
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
Mid
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

The deposit acts as a security/damage deposit. The property is checked after your departure and the deposit is returned to you 21days after you depart providing:- no damage has been done to the property/contents, no unacceptable/above normal metered use/air-conditioning or usage of electricity has occurred, no additional guests have stayed and the Jacuzzi is left in full working order.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Side, Turkey

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 117 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First floor - en suite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First floor - en suite
  • The downstairs bathroom has a WC, shower and sink and is situated next to the twin bedroom and near to the lounge. The two upstairs bathrooms are en suite to the double bedrooms. They have a separate WC and walk in shower with separate sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , First floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , First floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Ground floor
  • All bedrooms are furnished to a high standard with fitted wardrobes and large sliding patio doors onto outdoor terraces. The two double bedrooms on the first floor have en suite facilities and air conditioning and open out onto the upstairs terrace which has stunning sea views. The twin bedroom on the ground floor has a bathroom with shower next to it and air-conditioning. This bedroom opens out onto the ground floor terrace. Bed linen is provided. A travel cot can be provided, however you are required to bring your own bedding for this.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The apartment is part of the prestigious Babylon complex completed in June 2011. The apartment is a non smoking and no pets are allowed. A high The complex consists of 96 apartments. chair and travel cot can be provided if requested. Please note the staircase leads off from the open plan lounge. There is no stair gate so young children must be closely supervised. Similarly the private pool leads off from the ground floor patio area. Young children/non swimmers must be carefully supervised. WiFi is available in communal areas of the resort. All communal facilities are available to guests. A small supermarket is available nearby for provisions. The pool side bar/cafe and the indoor restaurant serve a wide range of freshly cooked dishes. Sunbeds/umbrellas are provided by the pool without the need to reserve with towels. There is a fitness room, indoor games room (with table football, table tennis, pool table and darts), indoor pool, steam room, jacuzzi and sauna and tennis courts.

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