Altin

Kalkan

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Accommodation

  • Ground floor:Open plan living/dining/kitchen (Sat TV, A/C, oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine) with doors to pool terrace. Double bedroom (A/C,TV) with en suite shower room and door to pool terrace.
  • Lower Ground floor:Sauna. Twin bedroom (A/C) with en suite shower room and door to lower terrace.
  • Outside:Barbecue. Partially shaded pool terrace with comfortable seating. Shower. Lower terrace with Jacuzzi and table tennis. Parking.
  • Private swimming pool (9m x 3.5m) with infinity edge.

Can we tell you a secret? Just south of Kalkan an unobtrusive, unmade country track gently weaves its way uphill through folds of olive and carob trees before emerging at a hidden oasis of gentle country. Here there is an incredible, far-reaching panorama; a magnificent sweeping vista looking directly across the world famous ruins of Patara and one of the longest sandy beaches in Turkey.

With such a view, almost unrivalled in the vicinity, it would be an understatement to call this location privileged; yet this is the amazing setting for Altin which, along with sister property Gumus, can strongly claim to be truly unique properties.

Altin is one of a small hamlet of holiday villas just above Gumus. Oozing sophisticated rustic chic, and tailor-made for a relaxing, ultra-restful holiday in a more remote, country setting, this privileged pair of characterful hideaways successfully share all the benefits of their dramatic position whilst remaining fully self-contained and independent of each other; each in its own grounds and with private pools. 

Simply bursting with character, wooden pillars, vaulted ceilings, exposed stonework, contemporary furnishings and modern appliances all adorn Altin's delightful interior. Whether lounging on the generous paved terraces, gazing through the impressive windows of the living room or taking a quick sauna, you are sure to relax and unwind here.

This is a tranquil and fairly remote spot, yet within a few minutes’ walk is the exclusive and romantic Locanda restaurant, part of a hotel serving excellent cuisine. Patara beach is 7km and Kalkan town (10.6km) is a drive where all amenities are found.

Altin is the ideal choice for those contemplating a relaxed away from it all villa holiday base from which to enjoy nature with day trips out the best that the Lycian Coast has to offer.

Access to Altin is via 4km of unpaved road which is steep in places.
Steep drops from the pool terrace means that younger children may need supervision.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday start days possible - please call to request. Minimum 7-night stay.
 

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Location of Altin

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Great Things to Do Near Altin

Drive down to the nearby stunning beach of Patara.

It's part of a huge national park, it is a key biodiversity area, rich in birdlife and the breeding ground of the endangered loggerhead turtle (caretta caretta).  Only about a 15 minute stroll from some of the major ruins, even in the height of the summer it is never crowded. The absence of development and no water sports means that it is always peaceful.

Canoeing on the Xanthos river

Enjoy a fun day river canoeing on the Xanthos river.  You can travel across ancient Lycian lands of lush and tranquil nature.  The ride is downstream, so it's not hard going.  The journey ends at Patara beach with time for a swim.

Visit the nearby town of Kas

Less than an hour's drive away, enjoy the laid back charm of Kas as an alternative to the busier atmosphere of Kalkan.  This small fishing village at the foot of the Taurus mountains retains an unhurried ambience.

Explore the back streets of Kalkan

Wonderful atmospheric narrow streets that house a mixture of shops, coffee bars, restaurants with traditional overhanging wooden balconies above and enjoy wandering around.

Mountain Trekking

Trekking in the mountains behind Kas is where you will find some of the most beautiful scenery in the Taurus range.  Below the tree line and winter snow are the yayla (highland plateaus).  Trek through canyons, gorges and passes - many of these gorges were important trade routes, some still in use, some completely forgotten, though all at one time jealously guarded.

Nearby

Towns

Patara 15 mins
Kalkan Old Town 20 mins
Islamlar 25 mins
Fethiye 70 mins

Airports

Dalaman 120 mins
Times are approximate

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