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“Stunning villa in great location”
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Review of Kalkan Retreat

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View from the swimming pool
View from the terrace out to Mouse and Snake Islands
View from the roof terrace
Another view from the roof terrace with traditional Turkish seating area
View as you walk out on to the roof terrace
A lovely spot for sunset drinks on the roof terrace
View from the pool - railings erected in 2016 to afford more privacy
View of the villa from the road
Lazy lunch or dining under the stars in the shaded dining area
There is plenty of shaded seating and both gas and traditional barbecues
The 'front' door entrance
Modern well equipped kitchen
Living Area
View from the master bedroom
Master bedroom
Bedroom 4 - on the ground floor
Bedroom 3
TV and Games Room - perfect place for the children to escape from the sun
Table tennis at the back of the property
Lemons growing for your gin and tonic
The very helpful maintenance team
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Kalkan, Turkish Mediterranean Coast

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Merthyrla...
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Stunning villa in great location”
Reviewed October 17, 2012 for a stay in September 2012

This is our 5th visit to Kalkan and the best villa we have stayed in so far. It is modern, clean and uncluttered but EVERYTHING you need is provided. It would be the best equipped villa we have stayed in with very comfortable beds, good quality furnishings, kitchenware, towels, patio furniture and even a hairdryer in each of the 4 bedrooms. The welcome pack on arrival was a nice touch and saved having to rush out and buy the basics though there are a couple of well stocked small supermarkets quite close by. The pool is awesome with a view over Kalamar Bay and there's plenty of choice of sunbeds and outdoor furniture depending on whether you like full sun or shade or alternating between the two! The villa is in Kalamar Bay in Kalkan which is a decent walk (maybe 30 minutes on way down - longer uphill back) but do-able. Kalkan village is just so charming and the restaurants fabulous. The villa owners, Pauline and husband were very easy to deal with over the booking and very flexible with the arrangements. They also provided great directions of how to find the villa as well as very comprehensive instructions on how everything works in the villa, where to eat and local attractions. The local management company were very well organised so there was regular cleaning and servicing of the pool and grounds and they came immediately when we had a small problem with a gate lock. They turned up on our second day with some complimenatary local olive oil and pomegranate sauce which was delicious.All in all we spent a wonderful 12 days at Kalkan Retreat and can't recommend it highly enough. Hopefully we will return one day soon!

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing other than maybe area around pool very slippery when wet (though lots of notices warning about this)
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Shanghai
Reviewed September 23, 2012 for a stay in September 2012

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Liked best: The Kitchen and the layout of the central space
Liked least: The noise of the airconditionning from the other villa
Traveling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 30, 2012 for a stay in August 2012

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Liked best: The views and the spaciousness of the villa.
Liked least: Steep hill, although all of Kalkan is steep but the taxis are very quick and efficient.
Traveling group: Extended Family
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london
Reviewed July 30, 2012 for a stay in July 2012

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Liked best: decor
Traveling group: Young Children
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Baku, Azerbaijan
Reviewed July 22, 2012 for a stay in July 2012

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Liked best: The stunning view
Liked least: Having to leave!
Traveling group: Friends
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StephMair
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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“Idealic villa and location”
Reviewed July 15, 2012 for a stay in July 2012

Just returned from Kalkan Retreat where we spent 2 amazing weeks. The views from the villa are to die for and the villa itself has everything you could possibly need/want for your holiday. Korsan, who look after the villa, provide a fantastic service cleaning daily and delivering fresh bread and water each morning.

Kalkan itself is a lovely town, the majority of the restaurants serve fantastic food and the Anil Boat trip is highly recommended! Look forward to returning there soon.

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Liked best: Location, food, Turkish hospitality
Traveling group: Friends
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 7, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

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Liked best: The facilities especially the pool.
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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