About This Listing
The apartment is situated in the seaside town of Altinkum and comprises of two bedrooms, one double, one twin and has extra accomodation by using the 2 sofa beds in the living area. Air Con throughout.
An open plan living area, with fully fitted kitchen, sofas, dining table, DVD + monitor leading out to...
Patio with table and chairs for six
Bathroom-Bath and Shower
Two Sun Loungers + Parasol
There is a communal pool which Salhi maintains every day around 6pm.
It is a 10 minute walk to the beach and all the shops and restaurants on Ataturk Boulevard are 2 minutes away.
There are two or three big supermarkets on the main boulevard. I always got to the Carrefour which is the nearest or Migros further up the boulevard towards the Temple of Apollo.
You can buy basics and fresh bread from the little shops that are dotted all around.
Altinkum is an just over an hour from Bodrum Airport ot 90mins from Izmir. Transfers can be arranged - Please contact me for details.
Things to do:
A Hour away - Ephesus
What can I say…One of the best preserved Roman Cities on the Earth! AMAZING…just go and have a look.
Selcuk is the town nearest to the site. There is also St John’s Bacsillica and The Mosque which are both worth a wander around.
Stay at Homeros Pension…..they are lovely and it’s inexpensive and clean!
I’ve been to one called Apollo which is down near the sea front. Just ask anyone and they will point you in the right direction!
Temple of Apollo…..amazing. 30 min walk or 5 mins in Dolmus
Market on Saturday
You can buy a lot of your food here especially fruit veg, cheese, olives etc. Also has household, clothes (Fake bags, t-shirts shoes, glasses, watches and galore)….worth going. It’s on all day and just follow everyone that has a bag or trolley…they are all going in the same direction!
This is a lovely little place about 30mins drive from Didim following signs to Soke/Izmir. When you come to the village of Akkoy, turn left..there is a sign now…there didn’t used to be, so its getting more popular but still a bit of a secret. On your way you will see signs for Miletos and Priene both ruins sites and worth a look (info from guide book below)… The sign for Donganbey is between the two. Turn off left and then veer left. Keep going until you reach the end of the road…it will go on and on and get narrower and narrower until you reach the sea…AMAZING fish restaurant at the end and lovely beach to chill on…
This is an all day trip and it stops off at 5 beaches and included lunch for 25lira (£10)…not bad. It goes from the Harbour area.
There is a large water Park about 3 miles outside of Didim. You can get the local bus there. (website hidden)
This is where you’ll find quiet stretches of beach and not so many Brits! 30mins by Dolmus…15mins in your own car. Good restaurants too! AMAZING sunset!
Other tours are Pamukale which is suppose to be amazing!
About 30mins in the car… BEAUTIFUL!! You can to the Natura hotel for lunch or dinner. You can stay there for 25 euro each with Breakfast if you want a change of scene The restaurant is right on the shore….AMAZING sunset! There are Roman ruins near by in Helious…it’s in the Lonely Planet….
From Selcuk you can get to this lovely village way up in the Mountains….it’s got great little shops and a market. Also specializes in the all different types of wine.
We have stayed in these apartments from 29 July to 7 August 2013 big family with one year old granddaughter. Description corresponds to reality, the apartment is excellent, there is everything necessary for comfortable living of a family with young children, there is a washing machine and a dishwasher, a huge refrigerator, gas stove with electric oven, a lot of kitchen utensils. Apartment in excellent condition, serviced by honest and open people, live in a complex kind people, all quiet and homely. A little far to the sea, but it's not crucial for people who likes to go for us with a small child was not a problem. If suddenly you have to come again to the town of Didim, I took like, once again, these apartments.
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About the Host, Louise
Hi Guys - My name is Louise, I am from London Either me or my boyfriend Andy will give you the keys and most of the time we will be around to answer your questions, give you advice about where to eat/drink or simply to chat over a cup of tea or glass of wine :) A couple of words about me - I like the socialising, cooking, film-going, dancing and music from everywhere - I work in the centre of London and love coming home to Crystal Palace as its got great bars, restaurants and a brilliant getaway from the city. I also love travelling and have been to many places, my favourite being India and Turkey. I love meeting people from all over the world, chatting and exchanging experiences with other travelers... In one sentence - I would love to host you! Yes, You :)