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Location location! To see the video tour hovver over the 1st photo on the overview page and then click to the left. This modern central 2 bed apartment has wonderful views of Yalikavak, the sea and the marina from the front of the apartment and also uninterrupted views over lush mountains from the rear bedrooms. Situated on Alexander Hills a peaceful elite site in Yalikavak it is an easy walk to all the restaurants, shops, Palmarina and the old harbour. A 10 minute walk through orange groves brings you to the centre of Yalikavak or you can catch the Dolmus (public transport) which stops outside the complex every hour and will enable you to discover the whole of the Bodrum peninsula. The apartment is situated at the top of the complex with no buildings to the rear. It is fully furnished and equipped and has recently been refurbished with a new kitchen and shower room. The balcony has a table and 4 chairs so you can sit and enjoy the fantastic views and also watch the famed sunsets. The apartment is situated in a prime location, and the site has Wi-Fi, a large communal swimming pools, childrens pool, mini golf, childrens play area. 45 minutes from Bodrum airport. Transfers and car hire can be arranged. Whilst it is a flat easy walk from the complex into the village, the apartment is situated at the top of the complex and is therefore not suitable for anyone with mobility restrictions.
I live in the UK and have been visiting Turkey since 2006.
Carol C purchased this apartment in 2015
I have spent a lot of time in Yalikavak and knew that many properties were advertised as being in Yalikavak but were in fact miles away from the centre. I knew this apartment was "the one" when I saw the views from the balcony and I found out how easy and pleasant the walk into the centre of the village/beach/marina was. Also there are no buildings behind the apartment and the views from the bedrooms at the rear of the lush mountains rival the views from the front!
Central Yalikavak with amazing views. No need for a car and the local dolmus (public transport) stops outside the complex to take you to other parts of the peninsula. On the way into the centre there are traditional cafes in the gardens of local residents where traditional Turkish breakfasts can be enjoyed. There is a deserted village nearby that can be explored (Sandima) or you can just lounge by the pool.
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:
Yalikavak dubbed as the St Tropez of the Bodrum Peninsula. Yalikavak is situated on the Aegean Coast and has a wonderful climate characterised with hot summers and mild winters. The summer season is from May to late September, with temperatures from 26°C in May up to 34°C in July.
The once sleepy fishing village is growing into a major centre on the peninsula whilst still retaining its charm. It now boosts three major supermarkets, local clinics and a number of hotels open all year round offering cinema, jazz nights, yoga etc for both local residents and visitors. Yalikavak is renowned for it's amazing sunsets, unspoilt shoreline and clear blue seas. It is ideal for sailing and water sports and attracts many foreign yachts to the marina
The newly named Palmarina operates througout the year with a fantastic new shopping village and nightclub to match the best in the world. Some of the top restauranters from Istanbul and exclusive designer shops are included in the new development. Admittedly the owner is aiming at the 'millionaire if not billionaire' market but we can vouch for the fact that it is a spectacular place to visit if only to see the incredible 'Superyachts' moored there. If you are feeling adventurous maybe you can even charter a yacht yourselves.
Yalikavak is located just 15 km from Bodrum town and is surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery on the Bodrum Peninsula. The relaxed atmosphere makes it the perfect resort for those who want to experience authentic turkey, providing real local life at reasonable prices. Nearby Bodrum will more than fulfil your nightlife requirements with a wide array of shops, bars and clubs. It is only 20 minutes away by minibus (dolmus).
All beaches along the peninsula are clean and the water crystal clear. Sun loungers and parasols which you can use are provide by near by bars. It is courteous to buy a drink if you a using the sun beds , this is common arrangement on most beaches along the Bodrum peninsula. There is a good selection of restaurants and bars and the atmosphere is very relaxed. The small harbour has good selection of traditional Turkish restaurants selling excellent fresh sea food, you can usually manage to find a table on the edge of the harbour which provide marvellous views during you meal. For snacks you can visit one of the several cafes in the small town centre. Where ever you choose to dine you will find that the staff are very friendly and the service is excellent.
Yalikavak really does provide something for everyone.
THINGS TO DO...
There are many things to do on the Bodrum peninsula apart from enjoing the sunshine, it is one of the most beautiful peninsulas in Turkey. From cosmopolitan Bodrum Town to the south, to Gulluk in the north-east, every corner of the peninsula offers something different. Whether its golf, water sports, ancient history, beach life or the natural world you are after, the Bodrum peninsula has it all.
From splashing around in an aqua park, visiting the bustling shops and markets in Bodrum Town and Turgutreis, enjoying Yalikavak with it stunning sunsets and Gumusluk with its famous fish restaurants, Scuba Diving and Wind Surfing in Bitez or Ortakent and much much more. You'll need to come back again.....
With sea temperatures ranging from 14 to 25 degrees between summer and winter, Bodrum is a great location for diving holidays at any time of the year. With numerous centres offering PADI, CMAS and Baracuda courses for all levels
The Greek islands are literally a stones through away if you fancy a change of country for the day. After only 20 minutes on the hydrofoil you will arrive in Kos that is just opposite Bodrum. Please ask us for more details on trips and other excursions, car hire etc
Horse-riding and river-rafting can be done just a little distance from Bodrum. For those who like to be really adventurous, there are Jet skis or you might even fancy parasailing. Jeep-Safaris are also offered by many companies now.
A great day can be spent riding the exhilarating waterslides. There are 2 Aquaparks both of which are an easy dolmus ride from the centre of Yalikavak
TURKISH GULET CRUISES
Why not take advantage of Bodrum's alluring coast line by going on a daily gulet boat trip, stopping off at secluded coves for a spot of sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling. Alternatively, in the area's maritime tradition, you can organise a private yacht charter from one of the many locally-based agencies.
Also Within Reach:
Pamukkale: Literally translated as "cotton castle", the calcium rock formations should be seen to be believed. While in the area, it is worth visiting the nearby ancient city of Aphrodisias.
Ephesus: This amazing ancient city can be reached in about 2 and a half hours with the Temple of Artemis known as one of the 7 wonders of the ancient worl
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7 night minimum stay
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Car hire or airport transfers can be arranged. Airport transfers are highly recommended so that you can be taken straight from the airport to the apartment door - especially beneficial if travelling late at night.