I booked this villa for 2 weeks in July to August 2014, travelling in a family of 5 (2 adults and 3 children aged 11, 14 and 15). We arrived in Dalyan at night, which made finding the villa more difficult than it should've been but, I would say it is in a hard to find spot the first time- we needed the help of the local car rental company, but once you've found it, it's very easy to get around as it's so close to the town and local shops and bakeries, but you wouldn't think that because it's so peaceful and quiet at the villa, but then at the time of our stay no-one was in the other half. When arriving we were kindly greeted by the owner and found some bread and butter in the kitchen. It was very clean and well presented inside and out. All three bedrooms were spacious, and had great views from the windows. They all had modern air con and comfortable beds which was great. However, there is not much storage space in the twin bedroom as there's just a large chest of drawers but in the other rooms there is a wardrobe. The bathrooms were also very nice, and included towels and a hair-dryer. There were mirrors in the bathroom, but there was no larger mirrors anywhere, and I would suggest to the owner to put large mirrors in the bedrooms as there isn't any. The pool is nice and big and regularly cleaned by the pool cleaner, and if the last holiday guests didn't leave any pool toys then you can buy them for very little money all around Dalyan. Between the two semi detached villas there are 4 bikes which we used to ride to the local bakery on some mornings to get fresh bread for breakfast which was very nice. It's a great area to go on holiday with lots of shops, reasonably priced beautiful restaurants, and a nice river alongside the town where you can clearly see the rock tombs. A great nearby beach I would recommend is Iztuzu beach (turtle beach) which has a turtle sanctuary inside and kaptain June's hut which is very interesting and there are bus services which can drive you there, but we made our own way in the car we rented. Also, the area of Dalyan has very nice fresh pomegranate juice which is definitely worth trying. Unfortunately, the villa doesn't have Wi-Fi which is pretty much it's only draw back , the only place you can use internet is in certain cafes and restaurants that you go to, by asking the waiters for the password while you're there. Sarigerme is also a nice beach to try, but it's more commercial than Iztuzu, and I would believe Oludeniz and Fethiye would be the same as Sarigerme but we never tried them. Other attractions include Kaunos park which has ancient ruins which was also interesting however it's quite a long way to walk to because it's on a very tall hill. Also you can hire a boat and a driver which isn't too expensive, and go to places like mud baths which are fun. However, make sure to take mosquito spray and repellent as it's quite likely you'll get bitten, but make sure to keep the nets shut on the windows to stop them coming into the villa. Overall it was a great holiday and I would definitely choose this villa again.
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