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A Centrally Located Detached Villa With Large Private Pool

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Villa in Kalkan, Turkey - Only 5 Minutes Gentle Walk From The Town Centre

A modern detached villa with own private pool (7.5m x 3m x 1.6m deep, no fighting for sunbeds), a south facing terrace with sunshine all day, air-conditioning and situated in an excellent central, yet quiet, location. Only 5 minutes walk from the centre of town - nearly all of which is on a paved road (no need for expensive taxis, or mountaineering equipment!) and 30m from a good supermarket open until late. Villa Sarì (The Yellow Villa) has been finished to a high standard and has many interesting features including glass block walls. Two double bedrooms, both with en-suite shower rooms. 3rd single bedroom: all air-conditioned). Separate lounge with large double sofa bed. Fully fitted kitchen diner. Free local telephone calls and wireless broadband. The villa has a large roof terrace. Gardens with fruit trees and flowers.

stephen robinson
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2018

About stephen robinson

We two hard working professionals have been together for 30 years and live in Surrey. We enjoy travelling and independent holidays. Too old for clubbing and lots of night life,holidays to us are now a mixture of relaxation, some activity, unwinding and experiencing local cultures, good food and drink. We enjoy eating out and Kalkan with its wealth of excellent, high quality and relatively cheap restaurants is ideal for us. We both love swimming and the sea around Kalkan is perfectly safe, clean and beautifully clear. We would not normally have considered buying somewhere we would return to year after year, but cannot envisage wanting to go anywhere else in Europe, other than our Villa in Kalkan, for a seaside holiday.

stephen robinson purchased this villa in 2004

Why stephen robinson chose Kalkan

We went for a week's last minute holiday in Kalkan and fell in love with it. We had a half hearted plan to buy something abroad and looked at many flats and villas during our stay. We chose Villa Sari because of it's excellent location, large private pool and relative seclusion. It's easy to pop in to town without the need of a taxi or car hire both of which are now very expensive and parking is becoming a problem any time! Although many of our guests rarely leave the pool, we like the sea. Kalamar beach club, the town and Careta Careta are now all less than 10 mins walk away (the new steps to Careta Careta by the Lykia hotel are great). The views are great from the roof terrace.

What makes this villa unique

We love the convenient location of Villa Sari. We have purposely made the villa very comfortable but impersonal so that our guests can feel it's their home during their stay. We are able to "pop" in to town easily without the need for a car yet it is quiet. There are very few villas so near to town with private pools. We love the size of the pool - most villas only have a square plunge pool. You can actually swim lengths in Villa Sari's pool. We like the modern design and layout and that the kitchen is separate from the lounge - in most properties they are not.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a FANTASTIC time at Villa Sari. Everything was perfect - especially the pool. We could not have wanted more for a perfect and well earned break in the sun. Will definitely be booking again. Rosie and Nick July 2013

"The villa was excellent and agent and pool man very good and helpful. Good facilities and provision of beach towels makes a difference". Iain Borthwick August 2013

"Stayed in apartment last year -cramped and pool was crowded. Villa Sari was a veritable sanctuary of peace and tranquility." Susan Cambridge Sept 2012
Jan 2005
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kalkan in Antalya Province

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • En-suite to master and second bedrooms with modern shower cubicles, sink and toilet in each. Downstairs toilet with sink.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2/3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master double with queen size bed. Balcony. En-suite. Second bedroom two single beds + balcony. En-suite. Attic bedroom with single bed. Suitable for young person All bedrooms air conditioned. Double sofa bed in lounge. Downstairs WC
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: Due to its central location this villa is ideal for those who want both a villa with a pivate pool and a short walk (mainly on the flat) to the shops and restaurants in Kalkan. Our guests tell us that the location is ideal. A car is not necessary nor are taxis which have become very expensive. The lounge and all bedrooms have air-conditioning. There is a large water reserve tank so you should not experience the water stoppages common in Kalkan. The pool is oblong and larger than a plunge pool (7.5 metres long, 3m wide and 1.6m deep)- it has a minimum depth of approx 5ft (1.6 m) and is unfenced so non-swimmers and children will need supervision. Due to the depth of the pool and 6ft drop from one side of the (railinged) terrace the villa is unsuitable for very young children. The town beach is about 10 minutes walk. Outside: Good sized oblong shaped private pool (7.5 metres long, 3m wide and 1.6m deep) Gardens surround 2 sides of the villa. There is a selection of garden furniture, sun loungers and umbrellas. Roof terrace has sofa,table and chairs. The pool and gardens are maintained daily. The terrace is controlled twice a day. Utility Room: Large roof space area leading out to tiled roof terrace with views over Kalkan. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa is cleaned weekly. A welcome pack of provisions is provided on arrival. The pool is serviced daily. Sheets,towels and beach towels are provided and changed weekly. Washing machine. Local agent who speaks Turkish and English. Other: Roof Terrace with chairs and lounger Free local calls and incoming calls. Free wireless broadband (wi-fi).


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A Centrally Located Detached Villa With Large Private Pool
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Wonderful villa

  • 5 of 5

Had such a wonderful time at Villa Sari! The villa and the grounds are amazing and there is so much space which is brilliantly furnished for spending time outside in sun or shade. Most days we really didn't want to leave it, even with the incredible draw of Kalkan town!

Inside was really comfortable and we slept amazingly the whole holiday. We found the villa to be well equipped with everything we needed and though there was only 2 of us, the accommodation would be perfect for bigger parties also. Plenty of space inside, around the pool and on the fab roof terrace.

The villa felt really peaceful and private but is also perfectly located, easy stroll into town and a selection of restaurants on the way. There is a handy shop a minute away and other supermarkets a 5 minute walk (if that).

Irfan was very friendly and it's so lovely to see him take such good care of, and tell us all about the feline friends we made! Karyn also checked in and was easily contactable should we have had any queries.

Thank you to our hosts (who also organised transfers)- we had such a brilliant stay and can't wait to return next year!

We couldn't recommend Villa Sari more and Kalkan, as always, is wonderful!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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An outstanding private Villa

  • 5 of 5

This Villa is in an excellent location, in immaculate condition and is superbly managed by Karyn and maintained to the highest standard by Irfan who visits twice a day to clean the pool & set up the sunbed. It has everything you could possibly want and made our first Villa Holiday the best holiday to date. We are a family of 4 with a 12 & 17 YO who felt very safe and at home in Villa Sari. Our thanks to Stephen and Wyn for sharing your beautiful and peaceful property, we are very jealous indeed but grateful to have enjoyed such a lovely Villa. The only possible reason there are not more recent reviews on here must be because people love returning and want to keep it a secret to themselves. It's simply stunning and we will return another year and hopefully book early enough to secure our stay! Enjoy

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely revue Andy. It means a lot to us that our guests have an enjoyable comfortable stay in Villa Sari. You are right. Most of our guests are returning for a second, third and more stays and have probably already written revues. Steve and Wyn
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Beautiful villa in beautiful Kalkan

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful villa, offering everything you could need for a chilled out, pool dunking, beer cooling, cat feeding, short walking, restaurant finding, warm welcoming holiday.

Villa Sari is a brilliant home from home. Both double rooms have their own en-suite, air conditioning, balconies and large wardrobes and drawer space.

The large and comfortable roof terrace is a fantastic spot for evening drinks giving you the opportunity to see Kalkan from a lovely height whilst watching the sun setting.

The pool is perfect for cooling off when the sun is fierce (it was fierce)! and a lot of time was spent bobbing in the water with a soothing or funky playlist setting the mood. The pool patio areas are large with plenty of sun lounges, parasols and seating.

Villa Sari is very clean, comfortable, well stocked and perfectly managed. Karyn made sure we had everything we needed and was always available if we needed to contact her. Her responses were immediate and very helpful. Irfan came to manage the outside areas every day and was kind, friendly and polite. We didn't always see him, but we knew he had been as the parasols had been raised or lowered depending on the time of day. He was efficient and non-intrusive.

The Kalkan cats are very much part of this beautiful resort and they know they will win you over. Don't bother fighting it; they are heart stealers.

Kalkan offers a fantastic array of restaurants and bars within a very short walk from Villa Sari. All of these establishments extend a wonderful welcome, great food and very good service. Nothing is too much trouble.

Supermarkets, taxis, banks and even a very good Turkish bath/massage establishment are minutes away on foot.

From the harbour area, after meals and drinks, the walk back to the Villa might not appeal, but a very short taxi ride will cost less than 10 Lira.

This place is magical. Just book it.

Stephen, thank you very much. Villa Sari is exactly as your details described. It was a fantastic place to be for the two weeks.


  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect retreat in the sun

  • 5 of 5

After deciding to go on holiday with friends, we were recommended this villa by other friends and family that guaranteed a perfect holiday in this villa. After speaking to both the owners if realised this was the right place for us to spend a week in the sun.

The villa was perfect, awesome location with everything that was needed nearby. The Villa had everything needed for that perfect holiday. I can honestly say we all had a lovely time, and would definitely recommend Villa Sari to all my friends that were looking for a for a holiday in the sun. Many different restaurants within walking distance, in every single restaurant we were greated as if we'd known each other for years. Cant complain with any food what so ever. Well worth every penny!

Will definitely be looking to return in the future, and just a shame we hadn't have found this little gem before!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Villa - Great town - amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We have are frequent visitors to Kalkan and this was the second time we have stayed at Villa Sari. It is lovely villa in a great location only 5 minutes walk to the town centre. It is peaceful, quiet and relaxing but close enough to get to everything you need. The swimming pool itself is lovely to bob around in and the pool area gets really good exposure to the sun and the roof terrace is even better especially in the middle of the day. We love staying at Villa Sari and it felt like a home from home and would 100% recommend this to anyone who asked us about it. The locals are super friendly and the restaurants are varied and delicious. Not a lot of people seem to be aware of Kalkan whenever I say where I have been so for me it is a hidden treasure and both my girlfriend and I love going every year.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location, great value for money

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic time in the villa. Great location to walk into town, the beach and to the restaurants and shops. The company managing the property and extremely approachable and very helpful.

Unfortunately the villa only has a view from the terrace but the location makes up for it. Brilliant pool and outdoor eating areas. Spacious bedrooms and equity with everything you need! Great value for money.

Would highly recommend this villa to friends and family, and make a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Kaptans bar is a 1 minute walk away
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Town beach and 2 beach clubs 5-10 mins walk away
Car: not necessary


Kalkan has a small pebbly beach near the harbour but most people go to the beach clubs situated around the bay for swimming, watersports or just to enjoy the bar and restaurant facilities. Nearby Patara beach (15 mins by car/bus)is one of the most spectacular in Europe and the 13 km of protected white sands are home to loggerhead turtles. Kaputas is another sandy beach, 5 minutes by bus/car.


Kalkan is approx 1 hour 15 -30 mins from Dalaman and 3 hours from Antalya airports. A taxi transfer from Dalaman is cheap, costing approx £60 and £100 from Antalya each way. These can be arranged for you. Within Kalkan taxi costs have risen steeply but the position of the Villa is central and the need for taxis or a hire car is unlikely.


Kas town is approx 30 km away and Fethyie 1 hour. Other nearby places of interest included Xanthos, Patara, Letoon and Kekova whilst the stunning Saklikent Gorge is also nearby.

Further Details:

Kalkan is a small sophisticated resort set on the Turkish Mediterranean Riviera. Kalkan has escaped the mass tourism seen elsewhere due to rigorous construction regulations and the lack of a long sandy beach. Many Istanbul restaurateurs have opened here which gives Kalkan a sophistication above average larger Turkish resorts. Kalkan has a post office and many banks with ATM. There are many truly excellent (in-expensive) restaurants catering for all tastes. There are good shopping opportunities and a market is held every Thursday. A supermarket is only 30m from the Villa.


Prices & Availability

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please check availability and contact us with your preferred dates. There is (usually) a minimum price for 7 days but quotes can be given for periods of 5 days and above 7, making a 10 day holiday, for example, a possibility. You will need to book your own flights but taxi transfers and car hire can be arranged if required.

A non–refundable deposit of 20% of the total cost of your accommodation is requested to confirm your booking and the balance is required 4 weeks before you depart.

Changeover Day:

20% non refundable deposit. Balance 30 days before commencement date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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