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“Spectacular Villa in a Beautiful Town”
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27 reviews
Stunning views from Villa Palm
Spacious pool terrace
Villa Palm with covered verandah, a welcome respite from the sun
Soft seating area on pool terrace with wonderful views
Spacious pool terrace with quality sunbeds
Pool at night
Floral entrance to Villa Palm
Welcome to our home
Beautiful garden
Dine with a view
Spacious private terrace, dining under  covered verandah.
View from pool terrace overlooking Kalkan Bay
Terrace filled with beautiful scented terracotta pots
Lounge with comfortable seating
New fully fitted kitchen
Dining area for 6
Main bedroom with private en-suite
Master bedroom
Main bedroom with dressing table, wardrobe and chest of drawers
Main bedroom ensuite
2nd bedroom
2nd bedroom ensuite
Comfy sofas on bedroom balcony
Bedroom 3 with separate bathroom and direct access to roof terrace
Furnished roof terrace
Roof terrace view to sea
Sundowners at Villa Palm
Villa Palm, private pool/terrace as it sits above road level
Natural screening to pool
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Kalkan, Turkish Mediterranean Coast

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colheap
Burnley, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Spectacular Villa in a Beautiful Town”
Reviewed 10 July 2015 for a stay in May 2015
1
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We have visited Turkey before but never Kalkan. It is like no other place we have visited in Turkey, the people are so friendly and welcoming. The restaurants are fantastic with excellent service and wonderful food. Vapiano, Gironda and Baharat to name a few. We spent two weeks at Donna's wonderful villa, it is of the highest standard with three different levels to sit and enjoy the view. We sat on the roof terrace many evenings enjoying the view and enjoyed barbecues by the pool. The pool and outside area was cleaned every day and Gareth was on hand to make sure our stay was comfortable. Before our visit Donna, the owner, was more than helpful with loads of information to help us make the most of our stay. Especially good advice was to stop off at Gocek on the way back to the airport for lunch, a lovely resort. We have stayed at many villas across Europe and this one is of the highest standard we have come across and I would recommend anybody going to Turkey to try this one in Kalkan. There is so much to see while you are there, Patara Beach and amphitheatre, Saklikent Gorge, Kas and of course a boat trip atound the small coves. This was our best day on Yaldiz 2 with 2 other couples exploring the different coves nearr Kalkan.
Altogether a fantastic two weeks in amazing accommodation in a beutiful Turkish town. We will definitely returning to Kalkan and definitely Villa Palm. Once again a big thank you to Donna for use of her lovely villa and the advice given both while we were there and before we got there.

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Management Response
10 Jul 2015
Thank you so much for taking the time to review Villa Palm. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in our Turkish home and enjoyed all the wonderful things Kalkan has to offer. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back anytime.
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Glenn J
Preston, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
““Spectacular views and Villa””
Reviewed 9 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Stayed from the 25th Aug to 8th Sept 2014, What a lovely villa, every thing you could wish for and more. This was our 2nd time in Kalkan and it was the best, A villa to Die for, Thanks Donna. So relaxed after our holiday it took all my effect to write this, but I had to. Great villa great location.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Leaving when we had to
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
21 Oct 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. So pleased Villa Palm had everything you could wish for and that you had a relaxing holiday. Hopefully I can welcome you back sometime soon.
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JEhop
UK
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Spectacular views”
Reviewed 16 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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We stayed for one week in this lovely villa which has spectacular views over Kalkan. Donna the owner was extremely helpful providing all the information we needed for our holiday. We loved sitting on the balcony with a glass of wine after an evening out in Kalkan. This was our first time to Turkey and we absolutely loved Kalkan with its narrow streets and rooftop restaurants and will definitely be visiting again (not too busy and not too quiet ).

We have no complaints at all about the villa it had everything we could possibly need - only problem - we just wished we had booked for longer!

Just as an extra note - Donna recommended Brave Tours for the transfer to and from the airport and they where 'first class ' very efficient and professional.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
21 Oct 2014
Thank you very much for your lovely review. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay in Villa Palm and that you chose it for your first visit to Turkey. I look forward to welcoming you back for a longer stay next time!
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Ralph2105
Krakow, Poland
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Relaxing Surroundings....”
Reviewed 25 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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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:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
3 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 9 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:
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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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