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Villa Eanda in Dalyan with 52sqm Private Salt Pool and Stunning Views.

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Dalyan, Mugla, Aegean Region, Turkey - Peaceful Location With Lots To Do .Video link of Villa landscape .

Villa Eanda was designed to have balance with a central hub and 3 blade containing 5 identical en suite bedrooms an elegant curved marble staircase that takes you to the upper wings with bedrooms and balconies. Travertine marble which extends out to the pool area creating a sense of light and space to compliment the environment for a relaxing holiday. Outside in the tranquil garden you have a large private salt swimming pool, jacuzzi, BBQ, sink, and a large Turkish Kurch. The poolside also has an outdoor shower and toilet facilities to save you going indoors, and to make your holiday even more chilled you have an outside bar / kitchen area complete with washing machine fridge freezer. The villa design ensures each bedroom is separate with its own terrace or balcony. Each wing of the house is joined by a terrace or balcony to enable the occupants to select sunshine or shade what ever the holiday heart desires. Slowly as the light fades across the sky, the stunning sunsets begin for your visual pleasure.

Property Manager
Alan Thomas
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018

About Alan Thomas

Hello my name is Alan Thomas I live in a small village near Cambridge UK. We never imagined we would have a house in Turkey but we had our first visit in 2008 and fell in love with the area.

We both enjoy the Dalyan environment as much today as we did on our first visit in summer of 2008.

We will look after you .

Alan Thomas purchased this villa in 2009

Why Alan Thomas chose Ortaca

What struck us about Dalyan is the combination of lovely things in the area. Mountain backdrops, the excellent world renowned beach, conservation area, ancient historical sites, the river flowing from the huge lake to the sea, to name but a few. All these natural environments are complimented by the lovely nature of the local people who really want you to have an enjoyable time. We chose to have it built just a 20 min stroll from the town in a well respected area called Arikbasi known for its peacefulness in what still is a working agricultural landscape.

When you sit in the garden and relax the only noises will be birds and the gentle rippling swimming pool .

What makes this villa unique

I will explain what people tell us they like about our villa. The house is very well equipped and built to a superb standard, but what really comes across is how fast the guests relax in the 1700sqm garden and orchard area by the pool. Our guests love the tranquillity of the garden, and start to unwind within minutes. They enjoy the orchard surrounded by flowers, the fruit trees, and the gentle breeze that flows across the delta between the town and the beach. It really is a tranquil garden. Most have mentioned sitting by the pool with a chilled drink from the outside bar, and lazily watching the swallows dipping in to the pool as they fly across. In the evening the night sky is just stunning, and our guests have really enjoyed watching the many beautiful shooting stars.

Guestbook comments from the manager

From John Shergold Camberley UK - It was good to talk to you earlier this week. Thanks for the call. We had a fantastic holiday at Eanda. Speaking for myself it was one of the best holidays I’ve ever had, no exaggeration. The Villa is very comfortable and Dalyan is a great place to wander and relax. Locals are brilliant people.

The Millers & The Murrays Scotland - Just wanted to drop you a wee note to say what a wonderful week we all had at your villa in Dalyan. Fantastic house, beautiful location. It was a first visit to Turkey for all of us... certainly not our last! Thanks & best regards Gillian Miller

Hi Alan, We have just got back from our holiday last week and just wanted to say a big thanks for letting us all use your superb place. We had a wonderful time - I think it is probably the best villa we have stayed at over many years of travelling to Europe and USA. The pool is fantastic

Mike and family.
Nov 2010
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Ortaca Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
  • All 5 bedrooms have identical marble en-suites which comprise of toilet/bidet , sink and shower.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 maximum (5 Identical En-Suite Bedrooms ) Notes on bedrooms: All 5 bedrooms are the same size and have identical facilities. 3 x king size double bedrooms (1 on ground floor). 2 x twin bed bedrooms (1 on ground floor). There are also 3 hairdryers.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: In the hub of the house we have installed a wood / coal burner, which at 12 kw is absolutely cosy and warm in the cooler evenings in winter. All the air-conditioning units also have the ability to be used as fan heaters. Outside: All flooring is in travertine marble which extends out to the pool area creating a sense of light and space to compliment the environment for a relaxing holiday. outside in the tranquil garden you have a large private salt swimming pool (approx 52 sqm, shallow end 1. 2m - deep end 1. 65m) and jacuzzi. For outdoor cooking you have a bbq, sink, and workspace. The poolside also has an outdoor shower and toilet facilities to save you going indoors, and to make your holiday even more chilled you have an outside bar area complete with washing machine and a large fridge freezer, for those essential cold refreshing drinks. the garden also hosts a typical turkish kurch so you can laze away on soft furnishings under the shade listening to the birdsong and feeling the gentle breeze that flows across the delta. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Iron and ironing board, clothes airer and washing line, white towels for inside the villa - Brown pool towels. Mid holiday clean available . Pool service twice a day. Gardeners several times a week. Other: Books and board games (please leave any unwanted read books behind) - airport transfers (extra charge). 1 stairgate that can be used in doorways, but not the stairs. Turkish mobile phone for guests convenience .


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Villa Eanda in Dalyan with 52sqm Private Salt Pool and Stunning Views.
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
Hemel Hempstead

Still doesn't disappoint

  • 5 of 5

This is the 3rd year running I have stayed at this amazing villa, which should be a recommendation in itself to how I rate this villa.The pool and gardens are kept immaculate, and the view of the mountains are the icing on the cake. Inside the villa has everything you need to make your stay like a home from home. The villa is equipt to a very high standard the rooms are very spacious, the beds very comfortable so assuring a good nights sleep, I cannot praise this villa enough, Alan the owner and Sinan his manager go out of their way to make sure you have an amazing holiday. Dalyan is a beautiful town we just love coming here year after year.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tricia Once again many thanks for visiting us again and your compliments. Sinan and I consider you and your friends the nicest of people. We only have pride for the care and attention you give to EANDA We are so glad you enjoyed your special birthday as well while staying in Dalyan . Your very welcome anytime as you know . Take care and thankyou so much for your visit . Sinan and Alan Team Eanda
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Great Villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Eanda Villa with it's lovely outside area, it was a real treat being able to pick our own oranges every morning to make fresh juice and eat breakfast overlooking the beautiful garden and view of the mountains. Alan and Sinan couldn't do enough for us to make our holiday run more smoothly from organising transfers from the airport to putting the essential shopping in the Villa before we arrived. Daylan is a lovely area with beautiful beaches, private boat trips,

mud baths, markets and restaurants. We will definitely be back in the near future!

Thank you 😊?

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is the second time I have spent a wonderful week at Al's Villa. Just outside of Dalyan the morning starts with breakfast outside listening to the birds singing or having a walk around the Orchard to perhaps take an orange or two to squeeze for a superb juice - or even a lemon for a lemon tea or for a G&T later in the day. The Villa itself is quite exceptional. Designed by Alan it is in the shape of a propeller - perhaps his days with the RAF had something to do with this, I don't know. Fully equipped for loads of people (10 I think), it has everything you will need for a fantastic stay. The kitchen is fully equipped (should you need it - as there are plenty of great restaurants down town and there is a BBQ to use to entertain your friends etc. The salt pool and jacuzzi offer a great way to cool down after a day in the gorgeous sun. One of the best places in the World I have experienced peace and tranquillity. A beautiful Villa in a superb location. Finally I would like to thank Alan, from the Taxi he arranged at the airport, knowing that his ‘Team’ headed up with Sinan was always there if there was a problem – which there wasn’t – but I could go on and on but you really need to experience the Villa Eanda itself. I guarantee you will NOT be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bill Thank you so much for a lovely review . You and your friends were a delight to look after and it was great to see you relaxing and enjoying the tranquil location . We at Team Eanda wish you well in the next few months and hope to see you again when your once again able to travel . We will look after you taking care of the little things so you can relax and enjoy life in such beautiful surroundings . Regards Alan and Sinan Team Eanda
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Hemel Hempstead

Beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year of staying at Alan's wonderful villa. The location is just outside of town in a lovely rural setting. I have been coming to Turkey for many years and Villa Eanda is set in the most beautiful maintained gardens I have ever seen, and just to add to that having the mountains as a backdrop adds to the wow factor. The salt water pool is just wonderful. The villa itself is beautifully kept, equipped with everything needed to make your stay hassle free and memorable. Alan the owner can not be more helpful and Sinan his manager is brilliant and is always on hand iif you need anything. Any excursions he will be able to arrange for you. He also runs a restaurant which we visited several times as the food at his place is delicious. If you choose to stay at Villa Eander like us you will want to come back time after time, as it has everything needed for a wonderful holiday for all ages.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful villa Eanda

  • 5 of 5

We are a party of 10 and this year had an addition of my 1 year old granddaughter. This is the 4th time I have taken my family to this beautiful villa. From day one of booking the villa Alan the owner sorts everything out. He will help with everything you require including transfers/shopping for your arrival etc, he is always available for any questions you may have. Sinan is his right hand man when you arrive in beautiful Dalyan and is also only a call away if you require anything, this year my granddaughter was not well and had a temperature, one call to Sinan and a taxi was outside the villa to take her to the doctors he also asked the driver to wait for us and bring us back to the vill and even popped around later to check everything was ok, what a complete star. Sinan also welcomes you on your arrival and runs his own family restaurant which is well worth a visit. The villa is fully equipped for your stay and stands in its own beautiful gardens with a view of a magical mountain to die for, the pool is a salt water pool and we have found it so much nicer than the tradtional pools that you get at most other villas it was especially nice for the baby this year, all I hope is that we will be able to return to this villa for a fifth time as it is loved so much by my family and is now treated as our second home, after two weeks holiday, we returned on Sunday and by Monday we were all wishing we were back there, thank you Alan for sharing your beautiful villa x

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Debs and family as always your a pleasure to have as guests . You look after the villa as your own and that is so appreciated . Great news your son proposed whilst on holiday the beach in Dalyan is such a romantic spot as the sun goes down . I am sure you will all remember the occasion with pleasure . Thank you for your kind comments about Team EANDA Regards Alan and Sinan
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Villa Eanda - What a fantastic Villa!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first ever villa holiday abroad, as we normally stay in all inclusive hotels. And may I say we were totally delighted with the Villa Eanda. This is now the way that we holiday abroad in the summer months.

We travelled as a party of three adults and two teenage children, aged 16 and 14 years. We arrived at the Villa Eanda to find that it was exactly as described and the organization of our holiday was second to none from booking to having food on our arrival at the villa. It is a totally stunning villa in a stunning location. The villa is well equipped with everything you need and more. The saltwater pool was amazing. The villa boasts a fantastic orchard of limes, lemons and pomegranates! There is a lot to see and do in Dalyan so you can do as much or as little as you wish. The 12 Island boat trip is a fantastic day out for all the family and would highly recommend this! There are lots of lovely restaurants and cafe bars to choose from serving lovely food and ice cold drinks.

Alan & Sinan were fabulous people to deal with and nothing was ever too much trouble.

This was everything we wanted from our holiday & we will return in the near future!

A simply fantastic holiday!!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Iztuzu Beach
Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Grenadine lodge .Barhause hotel .Lemon restaurant
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Dalaman to Mugla highway
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Grenadine lodge and Barhause plus Lemon Restaurant
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Great area for cycling and walking, scuba and snorkeling. horse riding, boating, canoeing, white water rafting etc. The ancient city of Caunos (3000 yrs BC) is a 15 min walk away from Dalyan and has only recently begun to be excavated. A plethora of excellent river-side restaurants often provide views of the famous Lycian rock tombs, a fabulous setting for an evening meal. They are an inspiration to all who see them.


Dalyan is a super place and has a lot to offer its visitors; as well as the normal sun, sea and sand, it also has a freshwater lake, a river, mud baths, hot springs, an historic city and beautiful mountain scenery in whichever direction you look. The whole region is a national conservation area, and home to numerous varieties of birds, and turtle, including the protected loggerhead Caretta Caretta sea turtle. The beautiful Itsuzu (Turtle Beach) is a 25 minute boat ride away or 5 minutes by car.


28mins transfer from Dalaman airport and transfers can be arranged via our service people. We sometimes hire a car and always enjoy cycling, walking or in the evening inexpensive taxis. Car hire is available in the town, and we can advise good tariffs with our contact Huseyn.


The nearest shop is about 800m. Center of Dalyan with many many shops and restaurants is 1.6km away. Beach about 5 mins drive or a 30 min water taxi from Dalyan riverside.

Further Details:

Dalyan market is on a saturday but the town has a choice of small supermarkets. There are two banks in Dalyan, a post office, and four atm machines. Turkey was once famous for its millionaires, because the exchange rate was over 2 million to the pound. That has changed, and the decimal point has moved – it is now a variable, but fairly stable between 2. 2 to 2. 5 to the pound!

the fresh fruit and vegetables are ‘to die for’ and this is reflected in the turkish cuisine. There are enough good restaurants in dalyan to eat at a different one each evening for two months, and still have some to visit!

turkey has a wonderful summer climate, and extremely pleasant temperatures from early spring until well beyond autumn. There is a cooling breeze, often running between the inland lake and the sea in dalyan, but it is unwise not to take high factor protection against the sun.

please ensure you have valid passports for everyone in your party, and check that each passport will be valid for at least six months after your scheduled return date.

normal european adapters can be used for your electricals – the voltage is 220volts ac, and villa eanda has 6 of these. Please can you leave these behind for the following guests.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $208.39

Cancellation Policy

Deposits non refundable unless property is re let prior to 90 days before booked arrival date.
Final payment .80% refunded if re let before 4 weeks to planned arrival date .
50% refund if property re let between 4 weeks and arrival date .
The percentages are of the re let price .

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible depending on departure and arrival times.
Arrival 3pm departure 10am.

A late departure is an option at extra cost.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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