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Poolside Ground Floor Apartment With Spacious Terrace And Garden

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Apartment in Yalikavak, Bodrum Peninsula, Turkey - Beautiful Location On Bus Route, 10 Minutes From Town And Beach, Large Pool, Children's Activities

Light and airy, ground floor apartment with shared pool, spacious terrace and garden. Ideal poolside location in friendly complex 10-15 minute walk or bus ride to town, beach and the harbour. Level ground so suitable for wheelchair. Perfect for families, couples or groups of friends.

Light and airy, ground floor apartment with shared pool, spacious terrace and garden. Ideal poolside location in friendly complex 10-15 minute walk or bus ride to town, beach and the harbour. Level ground so suitable for wheelchair. Perfect for families, couples or groups of friends.

Light and airy, ground floor apartment with shared pool, spacious terrace and garden. Ideal poolside location in friendly complex 10-15 minute walk or bus ride to town, beach and the harbour. Level ground so suitable for wheelchair. Perfect for families, couples or groups of friends.

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Dianne Sharp
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About Dianne Sharp

We both love travelling but we particularly like Turkey because the people are so friendly, it is a mixture of East and West and the climate is unbeatable. Also you feel very safe here, there is virtually no crime.

Dianne Sharp purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Dianne Sharp chose Yalıkavak

The Bodrum peninsula is very cosmopolitan and it's where the Turks go on holiday. Yalikavak was a small fishing village and has retained it's friendly atmosphere, modernisation is low key. The beautiful seafront and harbour are lined with shaded restaurants and cafes. We wanted a peaceful site with a friendly atmosphere within easy reach of town. We also wanted views but needed to be on the flat, close to the pool and all facilities. We consider ourselves very fortunate to have found exactly what we wanted.

What makes this apartment unique

The Alexander Hills complex appealed to us because of the abundantly planted grounds,spacious pool area and scenic location. The advantage of a ground floor apartment, apart from any mobility issues, is that it is cooler than higher level properties and you have immediate access to the surrounding garden. A walk to the upper levels affords amazing views of the sea and town and, in the evening, the stunning sunsets.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you for allowing us to stay at your wonderful place. The property is very comfortable and the best location on the complex. The Turkish people are very friendly and Yalikavak such a beautiful place.We will be back " Mr & Mrs Carnegie, July 2011

"Fabulous family holiday!Lovely apartment ,pool and complex.We location on the site" Mr & Mrs Morgan, August 2011

"Absolutely fabulous time,lovely,comfortable apartment. Kids really enjoyed the pool and making lots of friends.We adore Yalikavak and hope to be back soon. PS. X..... (housekeeper) is a real gem, please pass on our sincere thanks for all her help" Mr & Mrs Byron, September 2011
Sep 2010
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Yalıkavak Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 1 Bathroom
  • One bathroom with shower, wc, basin in vanity unit with storage. Fully tiled. 2 hairdryers; brush type and conventional. Toiletries and sun lotion.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Plenty of storage. Very efficient air-conditioning in each room.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Notes on accommodation: All windows and doors are fitted with mosquito screens so they can safely be left open to allow free flow of air. Bathroom window has grill and security latch so it can be left permanently open. This minimises the need for air-conditioning. By closing all windows at night and activating air-conditioning for 15 minutes, you will find the rooms stay pleasantly cool. Wi-fi internet is available free of charge at the site entrance office, but the signal is excellent in our apartment so you can keep in contact while relaxing on the terrace. We try to supply as much as possible so you keep your luggage weight down. You will find: 4 beach towels 2 hairdryers ( conventional and brush type) Variety of sun protection products First aid kit Basic groceries-milk, bread,tea,sugar,water Please ask if there's anything you'd like to know. Outside: The large terrace is the main attraction of the apartment,where you will spend most of your time. The garden around the terrace is gravelled and filled with lush planting. The shrubs and climbing bougainvillea frame the view and give privacy. It is south facing but shaded by the balcony above . Due to the clever design you are not overlooked by neighbours. The terrace is furnished with 2 tables, cushioned chairs and a barbecue. The large, communal pool is a few steps away, very convenient for a dip before breakfast when few people are around. It has a children's section and a shallow end and is always in full sun so is comfortably warm. Around the pool are sunbeds and mattresses with tables and parasols. The apartments on this level are well spaced out among the beautifully planted grounds. In season you can pick your own organic tomatoes, peppers melons etc. The site has a high perimeter fence and 24 hr security so a very safe place for a relaxed holiday. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels are supplied. 4 swimming towels.The apartment will be prepared for your arrival.Basic cleaning and laundry on departure are included and our housekeeper will call to discuss further options which are payable locally. Other: An interior hall with shelving gives a sense of space and connects the bedrooms and bathroom to the living areas. Guide books, reading materials, DVDs.


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Poolside Ground Floor Apartment With Spacious Terrace And Garden
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 10 reviews

lovely apartment, excellent customer service !

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment in a lovely friendly complex within a short walk to Yalikivak. We found the property, clean and very well appointed.The owner Dianne was really helpful throughout the booking arranging transfers and advice. My children loved the pool and it was great being so close to it. Yalikivak is a lovely resort with great restaurants over looking the harbour. There is also an amazing marina where the rich and famous keep their incredible yachts.

We're looking forward to coming back next year !!!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this helpful review, we're so pleased that everything lived up to your expectations. Our housekeeper said you were a "fab family" too !
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fab holiday

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with family for 11days. Only wish it had been longer. After staying at Yalikavak, our favourite place, approx 12times, we found this apartment in a perfect location for us. Easy flat walk into town, and extremely friendly place. Right outside the pool, & opposite the bar & park, perfect for us all. Grandchildren in the pool & park. Husband & Son playing pool in the bar, and plenty of sun. Loungers for the girls to sunbathe. Perfect. Love going into the village at night, as there are so many lovely restaurants to eat in, with gorgeous food. They all make you feel so welcome, it's like coming home. Especially giggles & sofis. Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate you taking the time to write this review,thank you.We are very pleased that it lived up to your expectations,indeed you have identified the very reasons which made us buy this apartment as opposed to the many others that we viewed. We look forward to booking you in next August.
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Yalikavak stay

  • 4 of 5

Lovely apartment. Perfect position. Well equiped. Beautiful area. A very relaxing holiday.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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wonderful holiday...

  • 5 of 5

Dear Dianne,

Thank you very much for wonderful holiday.

Your apartment is really perfect for us. It has very good location in site. I prefer to spend our holiday in Bodrum, especially in Yalikavak every year with my husband and my son. Your apartment is very comfortable. There are everything what ever we need. It is very closed to the pool. It is clean and warm like your home.

Dianne, you are a very professional owner, lovely and helpful.

It is very enjoyable holiday for us. Thank you very much again...

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Hi Dianne just to let you know we are home safe. I just wanted to tell you what a wonderful week that Madeleine and I had in your fabulous holiday home. We really enjoyed it as well as visiting the surrounding area. Trips to Bodrum, Kos, Turgetrais, and the faboulous Gumusluk eting fresh fish and overlooking rabbit island. Both Madeleine and I fell in love with the places we visited as well as finding the Local Turkish people friendly as well as kind.

The bakery in the square in Yalikavak was heavenly.

Resul by the way is marvelous and very very helpful. What a find.

Hope all is well with you and hope to visit Yalikavak in the future.

Kind regards

Madeleine and Stephen

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2013
  • Stayed: October 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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We loved it!

  • 4 of 5

Not been to turkey before, but yalikavak was the most amazing resort. Myself, Husband, and 6yr old daughter loved it. Alexander hills and apartment 1/1 perfect for us and we take away fond memories of the entire stay. Gorgeous setting and fab swimming pool. Bus stops right outside and takes you into town for small charge. Visit zorros bar for après/post dinner drinks, anywhere along beach front for amazing views whilst enjoying fabulous service and delicious food. Information in apartment regarding restaurants, but you'll be hard pushed to be disappointed!! Apartment well appointed for restaurants and all amenities. Take advantage of resul and private transfer and ask Elaine anything else you need to know. Book a holiday here, have fun, enjoy. There is no hard sell here, only wonderful scenery, fantastic food and beautiful Turkish people . I recommend anyone to try Turkey, You will not be disappointed. Xx

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kelly, thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write such a glowing review. I just wonder what we need to do to upgrade to 5 stars?? Or was there something outside our control which wasn't quite right? Very best wishes to you all Dianne
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Special interest holidays:

Every water sport is catered for in and around Yalikavak. It is scenic walking country (walks book in the apartment) or you can go horse riding, cycling or on a jeep safari. There are tennis courts and fitness club nearby.

Travel Agents in town offer a wide variety of activities and excursions to places of interest. Prices are modest and usually include collection from the complex.


There are many and varied beaches within easy reach. A 15 min walk or bus ride will take you to the sandy beaches and cafes of Yalikavak.Or you can take a connecting bus from the bus station to more rural beach areas. There is a very elegant Marina in Yalikavak where you can stroll past the luxurious yachts or sit with a drink in a cushioned seat and "people watch".

Boat trips are available from the harbour or you can visit Kos or Rhodes by ferry.


Bodrum is the nearest airport, transfer time about 50 mins. It is served by Easyjet, Monarch, Thompson and many other airlines. We can arrange your transfers (currently £35) or car hire. If car hire is booked for a week transfers are free.


Yalikavak is a 10 - 15 min flat walk. The local bus stops outside the complex gates every hour and it is a scenic 10 minute drive. There is a frequent bus service to Bodrum (30 mins)and many other coastal villages from Yalikavak bus station. Prices are very cheap and it's easy to find the bus you want.

Further Details:

Our apartment at Alexander Hills is fairly unique because it is on level ground opposite the pool in a very sheltered position. Most apartments in the area are on high, sloping ground with views but their location can be exposed (windy)and need a car to get you anywhere.

It is a pleasant level walk to Yalikavak where there are restaurants for all tastes and budgets. Eating out is a lot cheaper than in UK. There is supermarket in the Marina which is 5 min walk from the bus station. Every Thursday from dawn to dusk there is a wonderful market in Yalikavak where you can buy just about anything.




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $138.49

Booking Notes:
Please email or telephone to make your booking. We require a non refundable deposit of £200 to confirm your reservation and the balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday begins. We also ask for a deposit of £100 to cover any losses or damage. At your departure the apartment will be checked and the deposit will be returned to you.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible and and the key will be available anytime either from the security guard (24hr) or the transfer driver.

Notes on prices:
Water and electricity is metered and charged separately. The reading is taken on your departure and you pay on site. Cleaning and laundry is included but our housekeeper will discuss additional options which are payable locally. Please enquire for rates.
Check in is from 4pm and Check out by 11am. If you have an early/late flight you are welcome to be on site and use site facilities and luggage may be left on the terrace. Late/early check In/Out may be available at a supplement of £30 depending on other guests arrival/departure times.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.