Villa Aralik is an enchanting home which blends the best of original architecture with contemporary comfort, set in a rural idyl amid wooded hills and secluded tranquillity. The sweeping, verdant lawns feature the jewel in this home’s crown: a striking modern salt-water pool set on a hilltop, framed by smart decking with far reaching views of rolling countryside. Villa Aralik offers a traditional farmhouse feel along with the most sleek of modern design touches. Imagine sitting back under the elegant parasols after a refreshing morning swim, or with a cocktail as the sun softens over the hills in the evening.
This pretty detached home home is nestled within absolute privacy, with ample parking and seclusion, offering a facade of original, local stone, sloping terracotta tiled roofs and marina blue shutters for the ultimate traditional retreat. The interiors at Villa Aralik are majestic; dazzling, airy and stunningly proportioned; the open-plan living and kitchen space offers a mezzanine feel with an atrium roof. The exposed timber beams and open fireplace offer a rustic charm, whilst there is a nautical feel: vivid white washed backdrop offset with vibrant sea blues. Billowing white curtains rustle in the breeze, against a day-bed made up of vivacious aqua and turquoise tones; this sumptuous home offers guests a chance to escape the strains of urban living and drop the tempo. Simplicity is married with comfort at Villa Aralik.
Two bedrooms offer tranquil accommodation for four guests; both rooms with large double beds, crisp quality cotton and all the comforts of a boutique hotel, and views of vineyards and majestic countryside. All the modern touches are in place, meaning all guests entertainment needs can be met in the evenings when “downtime” is in order, comprising satellite and cable television, wifi and ample lounging space.
This home has been executed flawlessly, with stylish outdoor living in mind. At circa twenty minutes from the coast, guests can sit back and enjoy the serene views whilst the local catch of the day sizzles on the barbecue.
Villa Aralik provides a home with unparalleled tranquillity, offering a retreat from the bustle of the crowds, within a home finished with designer flair, characterful original touches and impeccable comfort.
Villa Aralik is a short distance from Islamlar's pretty centre. Within a few miles visitors will be able to access cafes, supermarkets and restaurants. The two closest airports are only eight and ten miles away respectively.
Whether it be beaches, the Salikent National Park, or the Berzigan Plateau, this is a region of stunning and varied natural beauty. Islamlar is in the foothills of the Taurus Mountains, yet close to local restaurants, for a blend of rural beauty along with traditional small town Turkey. The village provides an insight into rural Turkish life which has remained unchanged for generations. Full of olive groves and vineyards and where the flour for the bakery is still ground using an old water-powered millstone. The region is known for its trout farm restaurants
Kalkan and the beaches are only about fifteen minutes distance, whilst the local restaurants serve authentic Turkish food using locally produced organic ingredients.
Away from the glitzy resorts and the bustle of the tourists, Islamlar offers refreshing retreat, being slightly cooler than at sea level; city dwellers head to the Islamlar restaurants for respite from the heat, whilst the region is a natural choice for walkers with the famous Lycian Way.
For more classic resort style amenities, Kalkan offers well-heeled restaurants, smart boutiques for shopping, as well as long stretches of sandy beaches with clear waters. Whether it be boat trips, water sports or mooching around local markets, Kalkan has abundant options for visitors to soak up the local flavour whilst enjoying a taste of authentic Turkey.
At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the
concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services
Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team.
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill your requests!