Our lovely local agent, Karyn, came across this very nice recent feature in the Slow Travel Guide… https://slowtravelbooking.com/listing/visiting-patara-turkeys-longest-beach-with-its-own-ancient-site/ As you can probably tell from the title it’s about about the stunning beach at Patara which is just a short drive from Kisla. You reach it by passing through the delightful ancient ruins which gave the… Read More Hurrah for Patara
There was a very welcome feature in the i newspaper last week, written by Barbara Speed, confirming what we’ve been seeing with our own eyes and bookings – that the Brits are returning to Kalkan as their holiday destination of choice. We are aware, as much as anybody, that the political situation in other parts of… Read More Return of the Brits
We are delighted to tell you that our prize winner from earlier this year, Angie B, has re-booked for a fabulous family/friends holiday in 2018 because they loved being at Villa Kingfisher so much. Wey hey, that is just fantastic news. Eleanor and I couldn’t be more pleased to welcome the guys back. Thank you… Read More Angie….the return
So long term readers may remember that last year we were delighted to offer the prize of a week’s stay at Villa Kingfisher in a raffle supporting a Spring Fair organised by Emma Leonard, who runs Emma’s Finds homeware site. The event was a great success and we were so pleased to learn that the raffle… Read More Prize redeemed
Well having covered the delights of the Turkish bath I thought it would be only fitting to finish off this little detour along the back lanes of good grooming in this lovely country by sharing with you a tale of a cut-throat visit to a traditional master barber by someone very close to me –… Read More A close shave!
One of the great little pleasures of life here in Turkey is the traditional Turkish bath or ‘haman’. It actually became very popular in Victorian England and is based on the same principles as the Roman bath but the focus is on water rather than steam. The Turkish hamam begins in a gently heated, tiled… Read More Bath time!
Well rather than just take our word that Kalkan has some great places to eat out, below is a feature written by Jack Peat, journalist and founder of TLE – The London Economic – a digital newspaper and go-to resource for news, economics, and lifestyle. It was featured last summer but we’ve only just spotted… Read More Kalkan – destination food!