Lovely feature!

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!

New restaurant!

  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!

A close shave!

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!

Bath time!

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!