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“Perfect location for an early summer getaway”
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Review of Villa Sonbahar

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25 reviews
Pool Terrace With Breath Taking Sea-Views
Mountain Back Drop
Open Plan Lounge
Open plan kitchen
Kitchen and dining
En-Suite Bedroom with King size Bed.
Access To Balcony
View from double balcony
Third Roof -Top Bedroom With Two Singles.
One Of The En-Suite Bathrooms
Seating for sunset views
Rooftop backdrop Mountain views
Villa Sonbahar
Looking out from the veranda
Kalkan harbor
Al-Fresco dining outside.
Villa Sonbahar
Boat trip to Snake and Mouse Islands
Treat at The Trout Farm (Islamlar)
Sea View From Roof Terrace
Kalkan Pebble Beach
Kalkan Market
Kaputas Beach !0 Minutes    Drive From Villa Sonbahar
Beautiful Summer Colours
Kalkan Harbour
The Old Mosque At The Harbour
Fethiye Market
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Kalkan, Turkish Mediterranean Coast

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LWhitney
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Perfect location for an early summer getaway”
Reviewed 10 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

My friend and I stayed at Villa Sonbahar in early May 2014, we wanted a chilled out getaway in the sun and that's exactly what we got - unfortunately minus the sun on a few days.

The villa is beautiful, very clean and spacious and has a well equipped kitchen - which is a rarity in self catering these days. The two main bedrooms were of a good size - slightly lacking in bedding but we coped. The bedroom in the loft is only suitably for kids or dwarves being that it's in the eaves of the roof and has restricted headspace. Every room has magnificent views especially the top floor roof terrace.

The pool was cleaned by magic every morning, and if there was the slightest chance of rain the soft coverings for all the sunbeds were magically placed under the shelter.

Sharon met us on the second day to check we were ok and if we needed anything - she have us lots of local knowledge on where to eat (Hunkar and Mussaka are musts) and some places to visit in the car.

Location wise the villa is located on the hill - where most of the villas are - so the walk into town takes 15mins all down hill. We didn't brave the uphill walk back, opting for a taxi (£5) instead. The hills are steep enough to put off two reasonably fit mid 30yr olds! We ended up driving into town most nights as parking was so easy.

You could probably get away without a hire car, but it was good for getting shopping and back up the hill each night. We asked to pick the car up at the airport and were surprised with the offer of being driven back to Kalkan - very much appreciated after our early start.

All in all it was a very nice holiday, easy to book and I would happily return to this villa and Kalkan in the future.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
17 Jul 2014
Many thanks for your lovely comments glad you had a fabulous time.
Nothing is too much for our guests happy to help in anyway.
Better luck with the sunshine next time though.
G&R
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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
17 Jul 2014
Glad we could help and make your first family holiday experience a wonderful one staying at Villa Sonbahar.
Looks like you made the most of your time.Love to welcome you and your family again. Many thanks for your lovely comments.
G&R
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Kalkan, Turkey
Reviewed 19 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

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Liked best: The helpfulness of Gul,the cleanliness of the villa, the beautiful location,and despite my previous comment re commercial overkill, the friendliness of restaurant staff and shop sales staff
Liked least: Walking the gauntlet
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
24 Oct 2013
Thank you very much for your lovely comments,we are very pleased that you had a wonderful time in our villa and that you enjoyed the wonderful views. We look forward to welcoming you again in our Villa and to Kalkan.(G&R)
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kiernanir...
Barnsley
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Little Piece of Heaven on Earth”
Reviewed 28 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We have just returned from our stay at Sonbahar. Had an amazing time in this fully equipped and comfortable villa. We woke each morning to a blue sky and a breathtaking view of the bay.Every early morning the pool was maintained, so by the time we got up it was ready for use. The villa contains everything you require to have a comfortable stay. Tracy welcomes you on your arrival, is always available if needed but is never intrusive. Kalkan!! what a place, full of beautiful restaurants serving excellent food and the people were so friendly.Cannot recommend this place enough and we hope to return in the not too distant future

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Liked best: Waking up to a breathtaking view
Liked least: Going home
Travelling group: Other
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
24 Oct 2013
Thank so much for your wonderful comments.We are happy that you had a lovely time in our villa and enjoyed every aspect of it found everything satisfactory.We would be more than happy to welcome you again.(G&R)
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Liked best: The pool and garden.
Liked least: All good, can't fault it.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
1 Aug 2013
We are pleased that you had a great stay in our Villa. We would love to welcome you again thank you for your lovely comments.(G&R)
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