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Villa Palm with covered verandah, a welcome respite from the sun
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Villa Palm with covered verandah, a welcome respite from the sun
Lounge
Fully equipped kitchen
Main bedroom with private en-suite
Main bedroom
Private en-suites to all bedrooms
Comfy sofas on bedroom balcony
Furnished roof terrace
Roof terrace view to sea
View from pool terrace overlooking Kalkan Bay
Sundowners at Villa Palm
Pool at night
Villa Palm, private pool/terrace as it sits above road level
Bedroom 2 with private en-suite
Spacious private terrace with covered verandah. A welcome retreat from the mid day sun.
Natural screening to pool
Welcome to our home
Dining with a view
Soft seating area on pool terrace with wonderful views
Dining area
Bedroom 3 with separate bathroom and direct access to roof terrace
Spacious terrace area around pool
View from terrace
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Kalkan, Turkish Mediterranean Coast

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Ralph2105
Krakow, Poland
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Relaxing Surroundings....”
Reviewed 25 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Four of us ( 2 x couples) spent 2 glorious weeks at Villa Palm. Donna the owner has ensured that the Villa caters for everyone's needs....the ground floor sitting room has games, DVD's, CD's etc to help enhance your relaxation.....
The kitchen covers every angle and supplies of dishes, cutlery etc are in abundance.
The bedrooms are bright and airy with sliding doors out to a communal balcony between both 1st floor bedrooms.....
The top floor is basically for any kids who may be in your party, plus a washing machine is available to give your holiday clothes a quick wash......
The views from the balconies over the bay are stunning......
If I were to offer a suggestion to Donna it would be to fit a small freezer somewhere on the top floor as the journeys up and down to replenish the quickly melting ice cubes took it's toll on us....
During our 2 week visit the weather was glorious therefore the outdoor pool and sun beds were used every day.......
If I am to offer any negatives to this review then they are outwith Donna's control.......we lost the use of the internet (we required this to keep in contact with family at home)....and it took a few days to rectify......and on occasion a local pack of friendly dogs chose to give us the dawn chorus which woke us before 6am......but a few extra glasses of wine at night helped block out their barking.....
The Villa is situated quite high up the hill therefore a 'steep' gradient walk is required 'should' you choose to walk it.......we chose to walk down , over the footbridge and into Kalkan itself...the walk took no more than 10 minutes.....BUT....always got a taxi back home....(cheap at the price....approx £4 or so)....
All in all a beautiful villa.......well stocked to cater for everyone's needs.......relaxing location and only a 10 minute downhill stroll into the town itself.......
Donna employs the use of an ex-pat (Gareth) to assist should you require anything.......and she leaves a local mobile with a Turkish Sim card for your use should you require it, we used it to order a takeaway one evening as our wee legs couldn't walk anymore......
A thoroughly relaxing enjoyable two weeks.........

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Liked best: spacious patio and private pool with 12 hours of sunshine every day
Liked least: quite hilly and the local roads are not ideal for walking up / down
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
2 Jul 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your stay in Villa Palm, very much appreciated. Thanks also for your suggestion of a freezer on the top floor, we were actually just talking about putting a fridge up there to make life easy for pouring a glass or two of chilled wine while sitting on the roof terrace surveying our kingdom! Will get that organised. We look forward to welcoming you back to Villa Palm in the future.
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paul s
carmarthen
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Beautiful lovingly maintained Villa with more than a hint of Cool”
Reviewed 8 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013
1
person found this review helpful

My wife and I stayed here twice this year. The first time was in april/may when we had 3 glorious weeks and the second time was for 2 weeks in october. What can I say? This is a most elegant villa with the most stupendous views over the bay taking in both mouse and snake island. Donna has furnished the place with exceptional taste and gareth and the maintenance crew are there to make sure everything goes alright (take gareth a pork pie with egg and you'll have a friend for life!) in the event of mishaps, replacing drinking water, cleaning etc. Donna is exceptionally organised. You'll find lots of useful info carefully prepared and nicely presented in a folder - much better than anything we've seen before.
Rent it, enjoy it, love it. You'll be back.

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Liked best: It was actually even nicer than it looked in the photos
Liked least: Can't think of anything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
12 Nov 2013
Thank you very much for your glowing review, so pleased you enjoyed your second stay in Villa Palm. It has been our pleasure to welcome you both to our home in the sun.
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Robert S
Stoke on trent
2 reviews
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“Best holiday yet!”
Reviewed 3 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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person found this review helpful

Excellent and immediate "meet and greet" from Gareth, the villa manager, Generous welcome pack that more than tided us over until we went down to shops .The villa was immaculately clean, spacious bright and airy. It was very well equipped. I cannot think of anything that wasn't provided. Huge pool and patio area. We loved the outdoor seating and oversized umbrella Although the villa was fairly high up, the view over Kalkan was to die for and more than compensated, The location was peaceful and private. We have been to Kalkan 7 times now, always staying at different accommodation but we have already booked the Palm for next year as we feel we could not find anywhere better

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Liked best: Fabulous Kalkan Views
Liked least: Needing a taxi to get back from the town
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
17 Sep 2013
Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your stay in Villa Palm, much appreciated. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and were happy with the services provided. Great to know that after holidaying in 7 other villas in Kalkan you have chosen to return to Villa Palm next year. Look forward to welcoming you back!
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ian m
Longridge
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fantastically luxurious and relaxing”
Reviewed 12 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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people found this review helpful

Our second year at Villa Palm, and by far the best property we have rented in 12 years of comming to Kalkan. The villa is positively luxurious, and the addition of two large sofas on the sun terrace made for a vey comfortable place to spend our evenings after delightful meals in Kalkan town. Being higher up the hill the Villa gets a refreshing breeze in the evening, a perfect compliment to the sunny days. this year our daughter came with us, and was completely bowled over by the quality and location of this villa.

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Liked best: The sofas on the sun terrace
Liked least: Going home
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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Management Response
14 Aug 2013
Thanks so much for your lovely review of Villa Palm following your second stay, much appreciated. Great to know you had another enjoyable holiday and thank you again for booking for summer 2014!
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littlepir...
yorkshire
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“simply wonderful”
Reviewed 16 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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person found this review helpful

We stayed at this beautiful villa in June and spent 2 fabulous weeks in absolute heaven, What do you want when you holiday? if its style and comfort with views to die for, then this is for you. The terrace is perfect for enjoying al fresco breakfast while you soak up the early morning sun. Evenings spent on the roof terrace, overlooking the sea and stars. Quite simply a stunning villa in a stunning location.....PERFECT

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Liked best: views
Liked least: coming home
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
16 Jul 2013
Thank you for your lovely comments about the villa, much appreciated. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in our home and hopefully we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again to Villa Palm.
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