The quaint and traditional village of Islamar, which overlooks the beautiful Lycian Coast, is the perfect place for a ‘getaway from it all’ escape. If you’re looking for somewhere chic to stay in this ultra-desirable corner of Turkey, then let us introduce you to Risus.
A truly spectacular coastline in Turkey, the Lycian Coast is not your average stretch of sand and water. While certainly a refuge for travellers looking for simple and tranquil sand and surf, the Lycian Coast is loaded with so much more to see and marvel at.
If you want to visit an area that has lost none of its traditional atmosphere in Turkey, then the Kalkan/Lycian coast is definitely a place worth considering. Three great mountain ranges have cut off this part of Turkey for centuries. Access was mainly achieved by sea, and thus it became important for many competing imperial
Three reasons to visit the Lycian Coast and make it your 2012 holiday destination. Turkey’s Lycian Coast boasts a diverse range of ancient villages, a stunning coastline with sheltered bays, and jagged mountains flanked by fertile forests and dramatically rising 2000 metres above rocky headlands. Although despite its natural beauty, the Lycian Coast remains one
The Lycian Way – A 509-kilometre blend of sea, sand, culture and beauty. If you are an enthusiastic cyclist and you are visiting Lycia, the chances are that you are already familiar with the Lycian Way. Whether or not you are already ‘au fait’ with possibly the best walking routes in Lycia, if your holiday
The peaceful and tranquil vibe that lulls over the southern Turkish region of Lycia is in contrast to its history of brutality over 2000 years ago. Although the brutality may have vanquished from Lycian life, the people of Lycia remain staunchly independent, proudly guarding their unique archaeological sites and inimitable culture. With such a vast
The stunning ‘Ayva’ villa – Just one of the Lycian coast’s many, many charms. “Take a blind man to Lycia, and he’ll immediately know from the smell of the air exactly where he is. The acrid perfume of lavender, the pungent fragrance of wild mint and thyme, will tell him.” Cevat Sakir, author of “Fisherman of
Lycia, an expanse of ancient cities on the southern coast of Turkey, a region occupied with intensely independent people, a scenic isthmus brimming with beauty, history and culture and home of Father Christmas. Whilst the latter statement may shatter the illusion we have held since we were barely out of nappies, of Father Christmas being
We’ve been working hard to expand our portfolio of luxury holiday homes with private pools in Turkey for rent, bringing the total to 12 for 2010. The properties are all situated along the ancient coast of Lycia, known best for its impressive sites from ancient civilisations, including Letoon, Xanthos, Cyaneae and Arycanda to name just