Superbly located apartment arranged over two floors with views over Kalkan bay and surrounded by olive trees to the side .. There are four apartments built to a very high specification within this complex which was previously The Sun Elite hotel, featured with Tapestry holidays. Modern and spacious accommodation with patio doors opening onto a front and also a more private side terrace. Steps lead down to the pool area with beautifully planted gardens, sunbathing terraces, teak sunbeds and parasols and a poolside bar. Situated close to supermarkets, shops, bars and restaurants, the apartment is a 10 min stroll down to Kalkan harbour, whilst the taxi and dolmus point is only 5 mins away and the weekly market is sited just across the road. There is a meet and greet service offered to our clients on arrival 24 hour security and English speaking staff.
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Duplex Apartment in Kalkan, Turkey - Superb Location with Sea and mountain View
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About Sarah Richards
Sarah & Anton have owned the Sun Elite 2 since 2008. We live and work in Nottinghamshire and have two children Oliver and Alice.
Sarah Richards purchased this Apartment in 2008
Why Sarah Richards chose Kalkan
We made our first visit to Turkey (our first holiday together) in 1988 to a small fishing village called Fethyie (it has grown rapidly since this time and small is no longer an accurate description!) really before tourism had arrived but we loved Turkey and its people and have visited many areas of Turkey since then. We fell in love with Kalkan when we visited in 2007 so much so we purchased our apartment in 2008 and now regard it as our second home. Kalkan really captures your heart and has so much to offer from its stunning scenery to its enchanting roof top terrace restaurants and winding cobbled streets. The Turkish people are incredibly welcoming and friendly. Kalkan has been described as Turkey's best kept secret with good reason.
What makes this Apartment unique
Our apartment is ideally situated within easy walking distance of the bars and shops but offers daytime peace and quiet to relax. It has a good sized pool with plenty of sunbeds for everyone! Whether you enjoy beaches, activities ( of which there are a whole range) or exploring the areas history Kalkan and its surrounding area really does have something for everyone!
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Kalkan has its own pebble beach which is a 10 min walk away. The stunning and renowned 18km long Patara beach is a 15 minute drive away and can also be reached by Dolmus (minibus) which offer a regular service or by taxi. The taxi/Dolmus point is a 5 min walk from the apartment. There are also sandy coves such as Kaputas beach about a 5 min drive away. Boat trips can be taken from the harbour in Kalkan. There are also several beach clubs (5 in Kalkan) which offer free water taxi services.
In the summer there are numerous flights to Dalaman from UK airports. Kalkan is approximately 1.5 hours transfer from the airport. Private car hire or transfers from the airport can be booked through several companies. Transfers can be arranged for you.
Kalkan is well placed to explore along the lycian coast. The town of Fethyie is approximately 1hr away, Kas with its pretty harbour and winding streets is a 20min drive. The sites of Xanthos, Letoon, Pinara, Saklikent gorge and Tlos are all a short drive away or perhaps you would prefer to catch the local dolmus (minibus) The Sun Elite is conveniently located a short walk from the bus station.
Kalkan today remains unspoilt by mass tourism and yet offers a wealth of activites and is well placed to explore the many sites close by, either by car, taxi or dolmus. Kalkan old town with its pretty cobbled streets is a delight to discover with interesting shops and a wide choice of cafes, bars and a superb selection of restaurants offering a wide choice of cuisine.
A choice of boat trips can be booked from the harbour or through one of the tour companies in the town, take a moonlight cruise with BBQ, hire a private boat and discover the many bays or go mackerel fishing! discover the sunken city of Kekova, or cruise the coastline with numerous swim stops and lunch on board and even a mud bath! There are many excursions which you can book locally including canoeing, horseriding, visits to archaelogical sites or paragliding. An experience not to be missed in Turkey is a visit to the turkish bath, preferably early on in your holiday to prepare for a great sun tan!
Watersports are plentiful, including banana boat rides, ringos, jet ski and waterskiiing, these are best taken at one of the beach clubs around Kalkan. Kalkan also has a scuba diving centre with course ranging from try dives to full PADI.
Kalkan is well supplied with supermarkets - many of which will provide a free delivery service. There are several banks within the town, you can also exchange sterling at favourable rates at some of the shops in town where they display there daily rate outside.
Kalkan has a 24hr medical centre, pharmacy and a small hospital which is sited on the Kalamar road, we hope you will not require any of these, but they do offer an excellent service.
Booking Notes: A 25% non-refundable deposit will be required to confirm your booking with the final balance payable 8 weeks prior to departure. A returnable £150 breakages deposit is also required and will be refunded after confirmation from our agents on your return. Strictly non smoking within the accommodation. Changeover Day: The normal changeover day is Monday as most flights into Dalaman are on this day, out of high season some flexibility may be possible.