Our lovely local agent pointed out a really nice feature she’d found on the Slow Travel Guide on the charm and appeal of Kalkan and its surrounding area. It’s really comprehensive and contains loads of delightful new pictures. We think you should have a read to help you decide that Kalkan/Kisla and Villa Kingfisher is… Read More Lovely feature!
We are delighted to tell you that our rental prices for Villa Kingfisher for 2019 are being held at 2018 price levels! We hope you’ll agree this represents fantastic value making a holiday in our lovely villa overlooking this delightful bay on this stunning Turquoise coastline, truly enticing. We have lots of availability too throughout… Read More Fantastic pricing news!
We are delighted that a new restaurant has opened up this season just minutes away from the villa. It’s called The Castle and, offering a fusion of Californian/Turkish cuisine and styling, it is a welcome addition to the foodie scene here. You can eat, drink and even swim within its classical surroundings. The owners… Read More New restaurant!
Well here’s a lovely shot of the nearly coastline and it was triggered by a recent article we came across in the Telegraph Travel section by regular features writer Linda Cookson. Linda’s piece talked about how the area is returning to its former popularity and she suggested that there’s never beeen a better time to… Read More Turkey’s Turquoise Coast
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!