Wishing Well Apartment D1 Yalikavak
Official Contact Details - Wishing Well Apartment D1Phone: (00 44) 01282425908
2 bedroom apartment very close to Yalikavak centre on a small development of just 8 apartments with swimming pool. Perfect for families or couples. All mod cons & a/c. £25 off all 2 week bookings.
- Price from 28 GBP / Day
- Capacity up to 6 people
- 2 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms
Last updated: 10/07/2009
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The Wishing Well apartment is a fabulous, modern apartment (sleeping up to 6) and is an extremely well equipped home-from-home including air-con, TV/DVD player, dishwasher etc. Plus there is the luxury of an en-suite bathroom from each of the 2 bedrooms and well as a shared roof terrace and separate children's pool section in addition to the main swimming pool ....all extremely rare to find in apartments in this area. Fantastic extras include a built in stone BBQ on the patio, air-conditioning in the lounge and bedrooms as well as mosquito nets on all windows.
This apartment is the ideal holiday home for families or couples alike due to it is fantastic location. You can enjoy the peace and serenity of a country setting (it is even common to hear the cockerels crowing!) whilst being only a short and easy 8 minute flat walk into central Yalikavak and all its wonderful facilities. This means that NO CAR HIRE is required when you stay here.
You can enjoy lazy days and chill out by the fabulous pool (which features a separate children's section), read a book on the shady terrace, sunbathe on the communal roof terrace or cook up a fabulous al-fresco BBQ. The apartment complex has lovely communal gardens with fragrant tangerine trees and ample car parking nearby.
Yalikavak is right on your doorstep which is a lovely cosmopolitan yet 'uncommercialised' resort which offers over 60 restaurants, a pretty harbour which is home to traditional Turkish fishing boats, a luxurious modern marina with its exclusive shops and yachts, plus a great beach. There is a wonderful promenade which is a perfect spot for a drink to admire the stunning sunsets as well as being great for a relaxing evening stroll to walk off your dinner! The weekly Thursday market is the best place to see the locals shop and at work, as well as to absorb the local culture. It sells everything from fresh fruit and veg, fresh livestock, herbs and spices to Turkish delight, kitchen utensils, clothes, linen and towels. Don't forget to barter for all those holiday gifts!
This is an ideal base for those wanting to explore the Bodrum Peninsula either by Dolmus (local bus), by car, plus there are many interesting excursions which can be taken from boat trips & village tours to scuba diving or visiting fabulous historic and wonderful sites such as Ephesus and Pamukkale.
Prices & deals
- Lowest Daily Price:
- 28 GBP
- Highest Daily Price:
- 42 GBP
- Lowest Weekly Price:
- 195 GBP
- Highest Weekly Price:
- 295 GBP
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- Credit Card
- Travellers cheque
- Wire Transfer
Location & area
Yalikavak is the perfect place to stay if you are looking for a 'less commercial' type of resort as it offers all the expected tourist facilities and amenities such as bars, restaurants, shops and supermarkets but retains its lovely Turkish charm and culture with it pretty bazaar area, frequent mosque prayer calls, traditional Turkish coffee shops, little fishing boats bringing home their daily catch for the local restaurants and a colourful weekly market. Yalikavak is a proud and well maintained town combining the historical remains of ancient windmills with the modern exclusive marina. Plus all buildings are low rise so there are no horrendous sky scrapper hotels here and the centre is traffic free!!
If you decide that you want to cater for yourself in the apartment, Yalikavak has several butchers, fish stalls, fruit and vegetable shops as well as many mini-markets and several large supermarkets. Fresh bread is extremely cheap and readily available from the bread cabinet in most shops. The weekly Thursday market is also the perfect place to pick up fresh produce.
From Yalikavak Dolmus station, you can catch the local bus to a variety of places or car hire can be arranged locally. You can explore a variety of different towns and villages on the Peninsula. In Gumusluk, you can dine on the beach at the fabulous fish restaurants, enjoying the beautiful sunsets over Rabbit Island. Turgetreis is the 2nd largest town on the Peninsula & hosts a huge market each Saturday. Chill-out on the beach in the laid back bays of Bitez or Ortakent or visit Golturkbuku known as the St Tropez of the Bodrum Peninsula.
For family fun, in Bodrum there is a great waterpark and at the Oasis Shopping Centre, Bodrum there is a bowling alley, amusement arcade and cinema showing English films. Bodrum centre is also great for shopping as it has a large bazaar. A great place to visit on a hot day as there is plenty of shade and air-conditioned shops!!
History lovers should take a visit to St Peter's Castle, Bodrum to view the underwater archaeology museum or arrange a trip to Ephesus, the largest & best preserved ancient city in Turkey.
An excursion to Pammukale means that you can combine the hot thermal springs of this white, calcium terraced mountain with the adjacent ancient site of Hierpolis. Another great day out is a visit the mud baths & stunning beaches at Dalyan combined with seeing the Lycian rock tombs & the remains of Caunos, dating back to 400 century B.C.
The fast ferry from Bodrum to Kos, Greece means that you can experience 2 countries during one day of your holiday. Alternatively there are lots of local boat trips which are a perfect way to cool down with the lovely sea breezes. These take you to different beaches and coves, offer amazing coastal views and usually include a fantastic lunch.
There are plenty of activities and excursions on offer in this area including tennis, scuba diving, water-skiing, windsurfing, golf, horse riding, jeep safaris, Turkish baths, plus much more!!
Please feel free to get in touch if you want further information on the area or if there is anything of specific interest
- D1 Wishing Well Everli, Area 48, Yalikavak, Turkey
- Accommodation located in:
- coastal, countryside, leisure area, near cultural interest, near diving spot, near fishing area, near historical interest, near horse riding, near restaurants & bars, near shopping area, near tennis courts, near the beach, near walking trails, near water sports, resort, rural, village!
Amenities & services
This is a new and modern apartment on a small and intimate development of only 8 apartments. It sleeps up to 6 (1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom, 1 sofa bed in lounge). The lounge and kitchen are open plan and are informally separated by a small peninsula unit (which provides a useful, extra kitchen surface). Both the lounge and kitchen open out onto the patio ... a great extension of your living area as you will probably spend a lot of time sitting out and dining al-fresco both during the day and in the evening.
In the well equipped kitchen you will everything you need for a self-catering holiday such as a large fridge/ freezer, oven and hob, microwave, kettle, toaster plus crockery, cutlery, serving dishes plus much more! A dishwasher will be installed for 2010 holidays. A TV and DVD player (which also plays CDs) are provided for your entertainment in the lounge.
From the lounge, an arch leads to an inner hallway, off which there are 3 doors leading to bedrooms and a family bathroom with shower enclosure. The master double bedroom has an en-suite bathroom featuring bath/ shower wc and basin. Plus the second twin bedroom also has the convenience of an en suite WC and basin.
The owners have taken a great deal of care to create a home-from-home with attention to detail such as air-conditioning provided in the lounge and both bedrooms as well as mosquito nets being fitted on all windows. Additional equipment includes a washing machine, clothes airer, iron and ironing board as well as a vacuum and mop and bucket.
As this is a ground floor apartment, you can benefit from opening the patio doors from both the lounge and kitchen straight onto a beautiful patio/terrace area and views of the lovely pool and gardens.
The pool is for the sole use of only 8 apartment so it never feels crowded (unlike on some larger developments). It is a good size pool and even has a separate children's section so is perfect for all the family!
A table and 6 chairs are provided so you can sit and dine outside the apartment. This shady terrace area even has its own large BBQ. For sunlovers, the apartment also benefits from a shared roof terrace which has splendid panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, mountains and even a glimpse of the sea can be seen through the trees!
The setting is very tranquil - perfect for rest and relaxation!! These apartments are set within a gated complex with lovely large gardens with well crafted stone walls and surrounded by fabulous fruit trees.
There is on-street parking adjacent to the apartments if you decide to hire a car
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