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Villa Tymnessos - Family Friendly Villa, Private Pool & Stunning Sea Views

Kalkan, Turkey
  • Villa2690 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay1 - 2 nights

4 bedroom, family-friendly villa in quiet Kalamar Bay. Short walk to sea

This charming, detached four-floor villa offers a comfortable, family-friendly and relaxing four bedroom, five bathroom holiday home. Every room in the villa as well the 4 balconies and 3 outdoor terraces provide stunning, panoramic views of Kalamar Bay and the surrounding olive groves. The villa also offers a private pool set in a beautifully landscaped garden.

The sea, beach club and deep sea diving center are a 5 minute downhill walk from the villa. Villa Tymnessos is an easy 5 minute stroll from the nearest shops and restaurants and the lovely village of Kalkan is a short walk from the villa. Villa Tymnessos's many balconies and terraces guarantee our guests unrivalled sea views, romantic and breathtaking sunsets and cherished memories of their turquoise coast holiday.

Outdoor Spaces and Pool:

The villa offers a nice selection of quiet outdoor spaces to relax and enjoy the stunning sea and olive grove views, including 4 sea-facing balconies with exceptional views. Guests can enjoy the shaded slate floor terrace on the pool level and a shaded dining terrace on the 1st floor. The popular roof terrace offers unmatched and uninterrupted sea views across Kalamar Bay and the surrounding countryside. A wet bar/kitchenette and fridge is located on the roof terrace level so guests can enjoy their favourite refreshments while watching the sun set.

The villa offers a pool and beautifully landscaped, colourful garden. The pool terrace has sun loungers, and comfortable chairs. A private and refreshing outdoor jungle shower is nestled in the lush gardens. A Turkish charcoal BBQ grill is available for guest use. Villa Tymnessos's many balconies and terraces guarantee our guests unrivalled sea views, breathtaking sunsets and cherished memories of their turquoise coast holiday.

Within Walking Distance of Villa Tymnessos:

Villa Tymnessos is conveniently located in Kalamar Bay within a 5 minute stroll of the sea and beach club.

Cafe Vita is a 5 minute walk from the villa towards Kalkan and offers wonderful Turkish and Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Many tourists and locals are seen reading the morning newspaper here as they enjoy their tea or coffee. Guests can also buy their fresh morning bread from here if preparing breakfast in the villa. Two small family-run mini-markets with farm fresh fruit and vegetables are located within a 5 to 10 minute walk from the villa.

The lovely village of Kalkan is only a 15 minute walk or less than 5 minutes by car from the villa. Kalkan offers many excellent and well-renowned Turkish and International restaurants, enticing shops, a picturesque harbour and many outdoor cafes that take advantage of the incredible vistas that the village offers. Watch the sunset from the little harbour or wander through Kalkan’s cobbled streets and whitewashed buildings.

Airport Transfer and Local Transport:

Our property manager will assist you with making transfer arrangements from either Dalaman or Antalya airports. We recommend ADDA Tours, a licensed and reputable transfer company, who will meet you at the airport and take you directly to Villa Tymnessos. The non-stop transfer time from Dalaman Airport to Villa Tymnessos is about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Transfer from Antalya Airport usually takes around 3 hours and generally includes a short stop.

Once you arrive at Villa Tymnessos, a car is not required to enjoy all that Kalamar Bay and Kalkan have to offer. Local dolmus (mini buses) run frequently throughout the day during the summer and local taxis are always available and provide a convenient and inexpensive option. Several car, mini-van and scooter rental agencies are available locally should you wish to hire a vehicle after arrival. Both Dalaman and Antalya airports also offer several vehicle rental options.


Sean and Morgan Dollman

Member Since 2008
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within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 19, 2018
About Sean and Morgan Dollman

We are a family that loves to travel. We have always talked about owning a little place somewhere where we could escape from the world. We found that in Kalkan and Villa Tymnessos is our escape.

Sean and Morgan Dollman purchased this Villa in 2007

Why Sean and Morgan Dollman chose Kalkan

We fell in love with the tiny village Kalkan during a visit in Summer 2005 and returned in 2007 to house hunt. Villa Tymnessos was the first villa our agent took us to and it was perfect. We wanted a home that we could someday live in year round, that could accommodate our family reunions, that was a safe and child-friendly place to raise our family, and offered sea views and sunsets that we would never tire of enjoying. We love wandering through the quaint village and reliving the fond memories of past trips and renewing friendships with the local merchants. Once you eat the local food and experience one of the special Kalkan sunsets, you will know why this little village is so special to us.

What makes this Villa unique

We have tried to make the villa feel relaxing and comfortable like a real family home should. The villa is located in Kalamar Bay, which is very quiet and away from the tourist focus of Kalkan village, and which we believe adds to the serenity and relaxing atmosphere of the villa. We have decorated the villa with many locally produced crafts and linens, and we try whenever possible, to buy local. What makes the villa so special? It has to be the view. Where ever you are in the villa you have incredible views of the Mediterranean, the neighboring olive groves, the goats wandering the hill to the right of the villa, and the Taurus mountains behind Kalkan. But it will be the sea views that will always grab your attention and which you remember after your return home.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Master Bedroom
        1 king, En-suite bathroom and private balcony
      • 2nd Master Bedroom
        1 queen, En-suite bathroom and private balcony
      • Blue Bedroom
        2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, Adjacent to bathroom. French door access to terrace.
      • Red Bedroom
        2 twin/ single, Adjacent to bathroom. Access to roof terrace.
      • We have furnished the four bedrooms in Villa Tymnessos to provide for an uncrowded and deeply relaxing experience. The bedrooms are spacious and have been furnished to comfortably sleep 8. Every room in the villa opens onto either a balcony or terrace offering incredible sea views. The villa is air-conditioned and each bedroom has it's own air-conditioning unit. The Master bedroom has a King size bed with en-suite bathroom and private sea-facing balcony. The 2nd Master bedroom has a Queen size bed with en-suite bathroom and private sea-facing balcony. The Blue bedroom has two single beds, pool terrace access, and a full bathroom is adjacent to the bedroom. The Red bedroom has two single beds, roof terrace access, and adjacent full bathroom. A baby travel cot is available upon request.


      • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Master Bathroom
        toilet, shower, En-suite. Large walk-in shower with rain head & body spayer.
      • 2nd Master Bathroom
        toilet, shower, En-suite. Large walk-in shower with rain head & body spayer.
      • Blue Bathroom
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Adjacent to the Blue bedroom
      • Red Bathroom
        toilet, shower, Adjacent to the Red bedroom
      • The WC
        toilet, Located on the 1st floor.
      • Jungle Shower
        outdoor shower, Outdoor shower located near the pool
      • The Master bathroom is en-suite and offers a large walk-in shower. The 2nd Master bathroom is en-suite and offers a large walk-in shower. The bathroom for Blue bedroom is located adjacent to the bedroom with both bath and shower available. The bathroom for Red bedroom is located adjacent to the bedroom with walk-in shower. All bathrooms have hair dryers. Bedlinen, luxury wrap-around bath towels, and large pool/beach towels are provided for guest use. A once per week clean and linen/towel change is provided for stays of two weeks or longer. Extra cleaning and laundry etc can be arranged at a nominal cost.

      Location Type

        • Beach
        • Mountain
        • Near The Ocean
        • Ocean View
        • Oceanfront
        • Town
        • Village
        • Waterfront


            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Parking
                      Off street parking for one car.
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                    • Local Activities Guide
                    • Fireplace
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Safe
                    • Sunbed
                    • Telephone
                    • Toilet Paper
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet


                        • Kitchenette
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Grill
                        • Kitchen
                          The kitchen is fully stocked with long-term guests and families with children in mind.
                        • Coffee Maker
                          French press, Turkish coffee, and a Turkish tea samovar.
                        • Microwave
                        • Mini Refrigerator
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          Our property manager provides a small welcome basket containing essentials. A small mini-market is a short 5 minute walk from the villa.
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining
                              The outdoor terrace has a large dining table and a smaller 4 seater dining table is provided in the kitchen.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 8 people


                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Television
                                  The villa has 2 living rooms and a SMART television and DVD is provided in each allowing separate entertainment for different members of your group.
                                • Toys
                                • Video Library
                                  Includes movies for kids and adults.


                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Balcony
                                    • Boat
                                      Boat rentals and excursions can be arranged at the Kalkan harbour. Our property manager can also provide suggestions and recommendations.
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      Available for rent through the Kalamar Bay Beach Club.
                                    • Beach Towels
                                    • Outdoor Furniture
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                    • Porch / Veranda
                                    • Terrace
                                    • Water Sports Gear
                                      Available for rent through the Kalamar Bay Beach Club.


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Outdoor Pool
                                            • Private Pool


                                                • bay/sound
                                                • marina
                                                • playground
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • Babysitter
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • rafting
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • freshwater fishing
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • mountain climbing
                                                            • paragliding
                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • surf fishing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • water tubing
                                                            • wind-surfing


                                                                • Villa Tymnessos boasts 4 sea-facing balconies & 3 outdoor terraces guaranteeing superb views. The living room on the 1st floor provides comfortable furniture, television, English and European language satellite, DVD, a radio/CD/MP3 player, and has brilliant views. This room leads to a private balcony with sea-views as well as the large outdoor dining terrace. A large family room on the pool terrace level offers comfortable furniture and a large fireplace for cooler months and is a great setting for playing board games or reading. Large French doors lead to the shaded slate floor terrace, pool and gardens. The bright main kitchen is fully equipped with electric and gas hob, electric oven and extractor. Dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster and kettle are also provided. The main kitchen also has an informal dining table that seats 4 adults. A utility area is located on the ground floor with washing machine, dryer rack, and iron/ironing board which guests are welcome to use.

                                                                  32 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Lovely villa in a peaceful part of Kalkan with a wonderful view


                                                                  Villa Tymnessos has everything you would expect from a summerhouse and more. Perfect for a family vacation or a weekly getaway with your friends. Owners Sean and Morgan built a house with a perfect layout and the property manager Mr. Hamza is very helpful. The villa has everything you need and more. And the close proximity to the beach is a big plus.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you for your feedback. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much - we always seek to provide guests with a relaxing and enjoyable holiday. We regularly receive very positive feedback about our property management team who provide guests with on-site support and we're glad that you found them helpful. We look forward to you returning to Villa Tymnessos!

                                                                  beautiful villa and kind helpful hosts

                                                                  Charlotte H.

                                                                  what an amazing villa in Kalamar Bay! beautiful views, gorgeous rooms and so many places to sit, eat and enjoy the location. Sean and Morgan went out of their way to help us have a lovely family holiday. thanks for everything!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Many thanks for your review. Vacations should be thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable so we're thrilled to hear that the villa provided this setting for your family holiday. Thank you again for choosing to stay at Villa Tymnessos and we look forward to you returning in future years.

                                                                  Sean and Morgan (owners)

                                                                  Superb villa with fantastic views

                                                                  Nicky T.

                                                                  The villa exceeded our expectations, great pool, never tire of the views over the bay. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend to friends and family. Local beach club a must with lots of facilities included in the sun bed charge. Local restaurant Yelken well worth a visit superb food, service and atmosphere. Cafe Vita also worth a visit especially on barbeque night. Kalkan town and harbour a 30 minute strole is well worth a visit. Thank you Sean & Morgan (& Hamza) for welcoming us.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you for taking time to post a review and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your Kalkan holiday and your stay at the villa. The Kalamar Bay Beach Club is a firm favourite with our family so we are glad to hear that you enjoyed it as well. Thanks again for choosing to stay at our villa and we appreciate your feedback. Sean and Morgan (owners)

                                                                  A stunning place to stay

                                                                  Darren S.

                                                                  This place is something special!

                                                                  I have never booked a holiday with more friendly, professional or accommodating people. From the moment we enquired to the moment we returned, the owners have been good humoured, patient and very helpful. From little queries about pool depth (as we have a 6 year old daughter), to helpful tips on places to go.

                                                                  Brilliant service.

                                                                  They helped organise our transfer, hire car, helped us with advice about Visas and returned our security deposit very promptly. Thank you.

                                                                  The accommodation is amazing. The views breathtaking. The rooms are spacious and the whole place was excellently equipped (they even provided beach towels and great choice of kids stuff for their pool.) We had everything we needed and enjoyed the complimentary bits and bobs that had been left for us.

                                                                  The only problem we had at this property was trying to decide which balcony to eat on and which amazing vista to soak up next.

                                                                  It is a very clean villa. The air con works a treat. The pool is cleaned every day by M who was very courteous and friendly.

                                                                  Location wise we loved it. We were only a couple of minutes walk away from restaurants and the Main Street into town. there is a vast choice of places to eat and we did not have a bad meal once.

                                                                  We would definitely like to return to Villa Tymnessos, and would highly recommend the Villa as a place to stay in what is a beautiful area of Turkey.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you for such a positive review - we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Like you, we have children and so we have tried to make the villa feel family-friendly, comfortably relaxed, and a place where children and adults can enjoy their own space and activities. The weather in October is perfect for exploring, swimming and being outdoors so we are glad to read that you were able to take full advantage of what makes Kalkan so special.

                                                                  Thanks again,

                                                                  Sean and Morgan (owners)

                                                                  Great stay at Villa Tymnessos

                                                                  Lars Petter N.

                                                                  Great value for money. Fast & easy to exchange information with owners and their local property management provides the best service. Roof terrace with stunning view!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you for your review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Tymnessos. We receive many positive comments about our property manager and we are glad that he was able to assist you with local activities and airport transfers. We look forward to welcoming you back to the villa. Sean and Morgan (owners)

                                                                  clean and comfortable spacious villa

                                                                  Excellent villa over 4 floors - with 2 x en-suites and 2 additional family bathrooms it offered myself and extended family, children, stepchildren and their partners all the space we needed. The maintenance company were very attentative - cleaning the property half way through the week and the pool daily. and answering any queries we had. The villa was private but with breathtaking views across Kalkan. I will certainly consider booking again

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the privacy of the villa while using the various terraces and balconies to create relaxing outdoor spaces.Thank you as well for your comments concerning our property management - we wish to provide our guests with the best possible experience while holidaying at the villa.

                                                                  Thanks again,

                                                                  Sean and Morgan (owners)


                                                                  Kalkan, Turkey

                                                                  Villa Tymnessos is conveniently located in quiet Kalamar Bay. The sea, beach club and the deep sea diving center are a 5 minute downhill walk from the villa. During the summer shuttle buses run throughout the day from the road above the villa down to the sea front. For a small fee, the Kalamar Beach Club provides water-side sun loungers, parasols, adult and children’s water activities and a restaurant. The lovely village of Kalkan is only a 15 minute walk or less than 4 minutes by car from the villa. Water taxis and shuttle buses run frequently between Kalamar Bay and Kalkan during the daytime in summer. Kalkan offers many excellent and well-renowned Turkish and International restaurants, enticing shops, a picturesque harbour and several outdoor cafes. Other Activities: Gulet cruise, Lycian trail, fauna and flora rambling, relaxing in the sun, meeting locals, Turkish spa

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Damage Deposit

                                                                  Small Group Discount: A significantly discounted rate is offered out-of-season for groups of up to four guests. Please contact us. Extended Stay Discount: A 10% discount may be available for stays of 14 nights or longer. To qualify for this discount, guests must stay a minimum of 14 nights at the regular weekly rate (do not receive the Small Group discount rate). Please contact us.

                                                                  32 Reviews
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