The Smokehouse Cottage
The Smokehouse is a large one bedroom stone built cottage with tiled floors throughout, whitewashed walls and wooden beamed ceilings.
As you enter the Smokehouse you pass through the rustic blue Cottage style kitchen area with a dining area and decorative fireplace. The verandah and outside dining area are just off the kitchen.
You then enter a spacious living room with large Turkish style fireplace, and two day beds perfect for relaxing or to sleep extra guests. A simple music player, games and a collection of books are available for guests use. This room acts as a perfect separate bedroom during summer months when the family will spend time in outdoors areas.
During cooler months a wood burning stove is installed and the room becomes a cosy haven after a days hiking or exploring. Perfect with a glass of red!
The bathroom has decorative blue tiling, basin, shower and hot water all year round.
The bedroom has an air-conditioning unit and ceiling fan, large built in cupboards and double doors opening onto a private terrace that has wonderful views of the Valley. A delightful breakfast spot.
Off the outside verandah is an outside shower room with a second WC.
The Smokehouse Cottage sleeps up to four guests in comfort.
The Kaya Cottages
Each cottage has a private area and the property is surrounded by gardens and a rustic stone wall.
Come to experience panoramic views of rolling hills and sweet scented pine forests with a mountainous backdrop. From the viewpoints above the Valley you can see the sea twinkling between the hills behind the abandoned Greek Village that forms the heart of Kayakoy.
At dusk you can relax in the Cottage grounds listening to the call to prayer echo around the Valley, the hum of the cicadas from the treetops or owls calling to each other.
The beautifully tiled pool area is raised above the property and overlooks the picturesque Kayakoy Valley. The pool area is flooded with sunshine all day then is lit up at night time for relaxing and star gazing or a midnight dip during balmy summer evenings.
Kayakoy is one place where you will find an unspoilt side of Turkey and experience Turkish culture and Village life. It is the perfect place to relax or to explore the forest trails, ruins and beaches and bays of the Turquoise Coast.
Neighbours can been seen tending to their animals and bustling about with domestic chores or collecting wood and herbs from the hillsides. A must is to sample their delicious home made yoghurt, cheese, honey, fresh Village eggs, olives, oils, jams and vinegars as well as a wonderful range of sun ripened fresh fruits and vegetables.
Visitors can find the hidden Monastery overlooking the Mediterranean, sample Turkish Cuisine and hospitality at nearby family owned restaurants or swim and chat with Turkish locals at Gemiler Beach amongst the many activities the area has to offer.
Kaya Village remains unspoilt by the mass tourism yet is easily accessible from Dalaman Airport (1 and 1/4 hr by transfer) and Fethiye Town (8km).
Kaya Village is located around the historic ruins of Levissi. Approx. 400 ruins of lie nestled against the hillside, forming a unique open-air museum. Levissi (or Karmylassos) was abandoned as part of a forced population exchange between Greece and Turkey in 1923. Exploring the site via worn pathways weaving between houses and churches is a wonderful experience.
The ruins of Levissi were the inspiration for the Louis De Berniere’s novel Birds Without Wings. Make sure you catch a glimpse from the pool area at Kaya Cottages.
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A tranquil villa in Iznate, Nerja. Offering stunning sea views, a private pool and shaded areas you can enjoy a holiday in a peaceful location, where the Spanish live and tend their grapes, olives and almonds.