The Stables is a lovely one bedroom stone cottage with tiled floors throughout, whitewashed walls and wooden beamed ceilings. This Cottage is where the owner always stays and she loves its charm and character and strongly recommends it for couples to stay.
There is a large terrace area at the front of the Cottage with gardens surrounding and large umbrella for shade. There is seating for dining and relaxing. A wall provides privacy but does not affect the stunning views of opposite mountains.
As you enter the Stables you have a small but well equipped galley style kitchen. To the left is an open plan cosy sitting room with dining table, and day bed with lots of cushions. There is a fireplace similar to those still used for cooking in the villages houses although it is purely for decoration. We have a stereo and a large collection of books for guest's use.
The double bedroom has built in wooden cupboard and traditional style fireplace. It is Air-conditioned for comfort during the summer months and a fan is also provided.
The decent sized bathroom is finished with pretty hand painted blue and white tiles and has shower, basin and WC.
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.