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Ruth Utting

Member since: 2007
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Luxury Villa with private pool overlooking beautiful Kalkan Bay Turkey

11 Reviews
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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Kalkan - Villa Sofia

3 Large double bedrooms all with en suite (1 with jacuzzi bath), sleeps 6.

Villa Sofia is located on a hillside amongst olive groves enjoying wonderful views of Kalkan. All balconies face the outstanding Kalkan Bay and the private pool offers bathing for 6 people in comfort. This stylish new villa is fully air conditioned, accommodating 6 people in 3 large double bedrooms all with en suites. One bedroom has a super-kingsize bed, patio doors leading onto balcony, the 2nd bedroom has 2 single beds, patio doors onto balcony and the 3rd bedroom has a kingsize bed together with an en suite bathroom which has a jacuzzi bath boasting stunning sea views - with patio doors leading onto extensive roof terrace with table and chairs and private sunbathing area. Natural stone floor tiles throughout help to maintain a cool interior. There is a modern kitchen which is well equipped with large fridge-freezer, oven with hob, washing machine and dishwasher. Alfresco dining area with table and chairs for 6. Sun terrace with parasols, sunloungers and gardens.

Getting there: We will arrange private transfers for you from the airport direct to Villa Sofia with our very reliable local car hire company. Our driver will meet you at the airport with a board clearly displaying your name on it, along with the name Villa Sofia. All cars or minibuses (depending on numbers) are fully air-conditioned and your driver will make sure that you reach the villa safe and sound to enjoy your holiday in Kalkan. Our transfer prices have been specially negotiated for our guests and are £50 for 4 people each way and £65 for 6 people each way. On arrival you will be met by our representative (who speaks English) who will show you around the villa and explain how things work ie air con etc. He is always contactable should you have a problem during your stay.

Extra Info: This is a luxury villa with everything you need for a stress free holiday, sunbeds to soak up the sun, all mod cons at hand with the fantastic views, peace and quiet of Kalkan which caters for most age groups including teenagers. There is a nightclub by the harbour and a few local bars for those who wish to stay up late. There is a sports bar for those who are interested. The gardens are beautiful, with banana trees, bougainvillea, palm trees and many other flowering shrubs, which are lit up at night with up lighters and spotlights (as is the pool) should you fancy a midnight dip!

Villa Sofia is the perfect place to unwind and relax with everything to hand should you wish to stay in and eat or whether you wish to go into the village and explore the many wonderful and varied restaurants. The shops are colourful and reasonable - especially leather shoes handbags and clothes.

Kalkan is a charming place and the local people are lovely.tm

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Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ruth Utting (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks English

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Please feel free to share your comments and ideas as to how we may improve on our facilities and service. Thank you.
Nov 2007
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Reviews

4.9
based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

Luxury Villa with private pool overlooking beautiful Kalkan Bay Turkey
average rating of 4.909091 based on 12 reviews
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Beautiful villa in Kalkan

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned from a stay in Kalkan at Villa Sofia. The villa is beautiful, very light and airy with more than enough room for the four of us. The pool was perfect and maintained everyday, and the garden area was well kept with lovely plants - there were plenty of sun loungers, a table for outside dining and another set of table and chairs in the shade. We had a great time and any problems we had were dealt with swiftly by Ruth and the local representative, Sahin (including no water on our last day)!

We hired a car and visited Kas, Patara Beach and Kaputas Beaach - all well worth a visit. I would have to say that although you can walk down into Kalkan (15-20 mins) it is too hot in August and you end up exhausted and overheated by the time you reach the restaurants - so car hire or taxi is definitely the best option. In cooler months I'm sure it's not a problem. Kalkan is definitely a great place to go, and enjoying the local beaches, beach clubs and roof top dining in the evening is a must!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Exceeded expectation

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a wonderful stay in the beautiful resort of Kalkan, and the wonderful Villa Sofia. The villa is well equipped, well maintained & provided plenty of space for our family of 5. The villa was cleaned 3 times during our 2 week stay & outdoor area & pool were attended to daily. The walk to the harbour is 15-20 minutes but a very pleasurable stroll down, walking back up is not for the faint hearted as the villa sits quite high on the hillside & the roads are steep!! However, for a very reasonable £3 there are plenty of taxis to run you back up the hill. We tended to stroll in of an evening & taxi back. Ruth was lovely & provided us with a lot of information prior to us leaving the UK. She very kindly organised our taxi transfers to and from the airport & these were both efficient and comfortable. On our first day, we had a problem with the hot water, I contacted Ruth who organised for Sahin to come and take a look, this all happened on the same day. I felt that nothing was too much trouble. We arrived at the Villa quite late on our first night, so it was a welcome sight to see that the fridge had been stocked with essential items. I would definitely recommend Villa Sofia to anybody considering booking. Thank you Ruth!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Villa Sofia

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic week at the villa and in Kalkan, wished it had been longer.

The villa was excellent, very clean, well maintained and spacious. We particularly enjoyed the swimming pool, plenty of space to sun bathe.

There are also beautiful views of the bay.

Would highly recommend Villa Sofia

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
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near Bristol
5

Early Summer at Villa Sofia

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a wonderful relaxing holiday at the luxurious Villa Sofia. The villa had everything as promised on the website - and the photos really do not do it justice! We loved its location (superb views and 15 minutes from downtown Kalkan) and its efficient air-conditioning always gave us respite from the heat of the day, when we felt like it. Cooling off was made even more pleasant by the lovely pool - with water temperature just right. During the first few days we enjoyed walking to the town but then were tempted by so much to see and do in the area that we hired a car. Hiring was a really easy and stress-free process, with the minimum of form-filling - and no excess or deposit to pay! The journeys to and from the airport in a comfortable people carrier were arranged for us and were excellent. We discovered some fascinating archaeological sights within short distance, for example Patara (also with a fantastic beach), the Saklikent Gorge and the rock dwellings of Tlos, a little further inland. There is little traffic on the roads in this part of Turkey so driving was really easy.

Altogether a delightful holiday at the Villa Sofia - which we heartily recommend - and we can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2010
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Croxley Green Herts UK
5

lovely villa, lovely place

  • 5 of 5

We have just come back from Villa Sofia and we had two weeks holiday in Kalkan. We found the villa to be very confortable and enjoyed the luxury of having our own private swimming pool. It had everything we needed. We strongly recommend this villa to anyone wishing to visit this beautiful part of Turkey. It is very laid back and relaxed and this is what we wanted. Hopefully we will come back in the future...

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2009
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5

Wonderful villa

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fantastic 2 week stay at this villa.Couldn't fault it really....wonderful views of the bay,spacious sized rooms, lovely furnishings, great pool and serviced twice a week. We also thought it was v.good value for money relative to similar properties in for example Portugal or Italy.

In terms of getting around we hired a car but you could get away with not having to do so. My daughter & I walked down to the town one afternoon and back but should have caught a taxi for the return as steep climb back to the villa and obviously hot !

Would thoroughly recommend Villa Sofia and the beautiful town of Kalkan.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Dalaman
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Kalkan
Car: not necessary

Kalkan is one of the most attractive and unspoilt resorts on the Mediterranean coast with its fine harbour, marina and myriad of narrow streets of Ottoman-Greek houses. An extensive range of over 100 restaurants can be found offering either simple home cooking or sophisticated harbour side dining or rooftop restaurants with magnificent views over the bay. After dinner wander through the cobbled streets which house an array of shopping opportunities featuring traditional carpet shops, antique shops, leather shops etc. Market day is Thursday offering an amazing selection of fruit, veg, clothing and more! There are supermarkets (who will deliver your groceries FOC) and butchers, bakers etc. nearby. Whatever you do Villa Sofia is the perfect place to stay in luxury. Hire a car or take a taxi to Patara Beach - beautiful sand, safe bathing and unspoilt surrounds. There are sunbeds and a restaurant. This beautiful area has already caught the eye of the Sunday Times Newspaper!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Kalkan, Lycian & Turquoise Coast

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Autumn
4 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
5 night minimum stay
£625
for 5 nights
From
£125
£875
£3,000
 

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

25% deposit required to secure your booking with final payment due 8 weeks prior to departure. Flights are available from Stansted and all major UK airports to Dalaman. From Dalaman your transfer time to the villa is 1 hour 30 mins. The transfer route itself is your first introduction to the beautiful landscape of Turkey, through forests of green pine trees, small quaint villages and the mountains that are the back drop of the landscape.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kalkan, Turkey

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Jacuzzi
  • The Jacuzzi Bath boasts spectacular sea views - perfect for romantic candlelit bath. All bathrooms are large with outside windows - very light and airy and are tiled throughout.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • All are finished to a very high standard with beautiful bed covers and furniture, with balconies and fabulous uninterupted sea views. The roof terrace has a table and chairs with spectacular views of the mountains and the sea. Each bedroom has a large ensuite - one with a shower, one with a large bath and shower and one with a jacuzzi bath where you can lay and look out of the window overlooking the bay - a very restful place to be!
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This is a beautiful villa for both families and couples. Fitted out to a high standard including hair dryers to each room, 1 beach towel per guest. Sun umbrellas and loungers with mattresses on the very large terrace. The gardens are very pretty and lit up at night to provide a beautiful setting when eating al fresco and there is a large table and chairs on the terrace as well. There is a charcoal barbeque supplied and sattelite TV. There is ample china and cooking utensils provided and I ask people to replace the basics such as salt, pepper etc. Onsite staff and an English speaking agent present all year round. The village is within walking distance (it is downhill all the way) but you may like to take a taxi back - they are very plentiful and cheap. The local bus goes from the village should you wish to explore. Patara Beach is about 15 minutes away and offers 17km of unspoilt sand and safe bathing surrounded by Roman remains well worth a visit.

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