A fifteen minute drive into the mountains from Dalaman lies a complex of rental villas. Villa Campagnac is one of these. The Villa is a four bedroom, 4 bath. Two of the bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms and the other two bathrooms are family style. The Villa is designed to accommodate up to eight guests.
There are extensive gardens on the Villa property as well as and outdoor pool and a private fishing pond. A gas fireplace is in the living area and there is a full kitchen with crockery and pots.
Children are welcome at the Villa but pets are not. There is also a no-smoking policy. All linens are provided and there is a washer and dryer available. The house has air conditioning and central heating.
The benefit of renting a Villa for your holiday is autonomy and total privacy and relaxation. Guests will save money on cooking for themselves and the surrounding hillsides are a beautiful setting for relaxation. Prices start at £72/ night.
The Spa Hotel ThermeMaris is located at the environmentally protected thermal lakes in Dalaman. This is a particular are because it is the natural habitat of Nile Turtles who thrive in the thermally heated waters and mineral infused clay. Because of this, staying at the Spa is an extra special experience.
The Rooms at the Hotel are something special. Most all rooms have views of both the ocean and the lake. There are 90 rooms and 14 Villas altogether on the site. Each decorated in contemporary Turkish design. All rooms have an emphasis on ecology with amenities being ecologically sound and good for the body. On the third floor there are 12 special rooms that pipe in Thermal-spring water for the tubs.
The year-round natural pools at the spa have a temperature of 28c. There are three pools that make use of this naturally sourced water, a pool for children with a slide, a smaller toddler pool, Jacuzzis and an indoor heated pool.
The Spa Hotel ThermeMaris offers an array of health and beauty programs including yoga, artistic expression, spa treatments utilizing the naturally mineral rich clay and education on the Nile Turtles that make their home here.
Full concierge and hotel amenities are included prices begin at £34/night. Free shuttle or taxi to and from town or anywhere else you need to go in the area.
Sentido Orka Lotus Beach is an all inclusive Resort Hotel. Sitting right on the sands of Lotus Beach, it is a location that inspires relaxation and makes guests feel like the Gods that the ancients once thought lived in this beautiful area.
As a part of the all inclusive hotel experience, guests have access to the buffet at the hotel restaurant. Or they can order room service. There are four a la carte restaurants that serve different cuisines for traditional dining; Asian, Italian, Surf and Turf and traditional Turkish. Vegetarians and those needing gluten free meals are easily accommodated. A full afternoon tea is available and the bar is open 24 hours and is also a part of guests all-inclusive package.
The Sentido Orka Hotel has a five-pool water park area for families and those who are young at heart. There is also a traditional Turkish bath and adults-only times for those who would rather avoid noise and relax. Massage and Spa as well as hair and beauty treatments are available at an extra charge.
The hotel has two moorings and has boats, windsurfing boards, diving equipment and other water sports equipment available. In addition, there are tennis courts, squash courts and basketball courts for use. Bicycles, canoes and paddle boards are available for those who would like to explore.
There are 441 rooms at the resort/hotel. Double, Family and Superior rooms are the choices, the difference being mostly in size. All amenities are included and the 24 hour desk will help you replenish anything you run out of or forgot. Rates begin at £170/night for double occupancy.
Dalaman is a main airport stop into and out of Turkey. Due to this many travellers need to find a quick place when a flight is cancelled or delayed. The Dalaman Airport Lykia Resort Hotel is a gem of a place for those who find themselves somewhat displaced.
The Hotel is three minutes away from the airport and shuttles are available, although, if you don’t have much luggage, you can walk. It provides a nice mix between being a typical airport hotel with meeting rooms for business travellers and a spa, which comes in handy for weary travellers who are either waiting on a flight or have been disappointed in a cancellation.
The rooms are typical. Clean and non-descript. But full amenities including television, ensuite bathrooms, toiletries, telephones and Wi-Fi are provided. There is a coffee shop and a poolside bar. Both serve café type foods. There is a traditional Turkish bath, a salt room, ice room and massage available for booking. An exercise room is available for guests with enough room for yoga and Tai Chi. Prices begin at £117/night.
The Akkaya Villa Guest House overlooks Akkaya Lake and the Dalaman mountains. It is equipped with air conditioning and central heating. It has four guestrooms and a communal kitchen and is rented as a guesthouse. This means all guests have access to the communal spaces. You can rent one room at a time or rent out the whole house. Rates for one room start at £50/night and £360 for the entire house.
The Villa has a pool onsite. The guesthouse is a short walk to the Akkaya Gardens Restaurant which is a favourite of locals and travellers alike. It is also close to stables that rent horses and walking trails. Lake tours are available nearby and there are also vineyards with wine tasting.
It is about 16km from the airport so guests will need to book transport. There is no internet connection but there is a flat screen television and a large selection of DVD’s. This rental may not be suitable for young children.