Elena is a contemporary and spacious split level, two bedroom apartment within the stunning Elvina complex, with its unique cascading swimming pool inspired by the terraced pools of Pammukale. With south facing views and a generous wrap around private sun terrace, the apartment enjoys sunshine all day long. There is direct access from the apartment terrace into the 46m swimming pool, so the water is never more than a few steps away. The Elvina Apartments are located in the Ortaalan district in Kalkan, which is east of the town centre and easily walk-able into Kalkan's Old Town (12-15 minutes). At ground floor level the apartment offers open plan living with a large and comfortable L-shaped sofa bed in the living space, a dining table to seat 6, a modern and fully equipped kitchen plus a shower room. On the first floor there are two spacious bedrooms, both with a balcony and sea view, plus a second shower room. A home away from home, Elena has all the mod cons you need to make your stay enjoyable and effortless, including wireless internet access, air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, oven, toaster, hair dryer, iron and ironing board.
Apartment in Kalkan, Mediterranean Region, Turkey - South Facing Views And Sunshine All Day Long, Only 12-15 Minutes Walk To The Town Centre
- Calendar last updated:
- Dec 9, 2018
About Nicola Empacher
Our names are Nikki and Konrad Empacher. We first went on holiday to Kalkan in May 2009 and were hooked instantly. So much so that we decided to buy an apartment the following year and haven't looked back. On 18th May 2011 we were married in Kalkan and had a wonderful week with family and friends. Then on 18th May 2013 we were thrilled with the arrival of our little boy, who has since travelled with us to Kalkan and loved every minute of it. Kalkan is a home away from home for us and I don't think we will ever get tired of going there.
Nicola Empacher purchased this Apartment in 2010
Why Nicola Empacher chose Kalkan
We like the location of the property as it is bathed in sunshine all day long with some great views. It is easily walkable into town, with some local shops and restaurants also nearby. It is one of 16 apartments in a very unique complex with a stunning cascading pool.
What makes this Apartment unique
We love our apartment because it has a great private sun terrace with sunshine all day long and private access into the swimming pool for when you need to cool off. We love open plan living and al fresco dining at home, but also being within walking distance from Kalkan for when we want to dine out or go shopping.
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Stayed October 2018
Roger & Gail S
This was our first stay at Elena and hopefully it won't be our last. The views from the bedroom balcony looking out over Kalkan Bay were stunning.
The swimming pool, which we had all to ourselves, was amazing in size and design.
The apartment had everything required for a comfortable, relaxing holiday in a sensational location with plenty of sunbeds and patio furniture for outdoor dining.
The location is just far enough away from the centre of town to provide a peaceful backdrop but only a ten minute walk to all the main restaurants and shops
Owner Nikki was always quick to answer any questions and thanks to her the holiday went without a hitch.
We would have no hesitation staying at Elena again. We loved every minute.
Lovely comfortable apartment
Really enjoyed our Stay at Elena, everything was provided, clean and comfortable with great swim up pool, great communication with Nikki. All in all top notch. Many thanks Gill & Nigel
Amazing stay - loved it ❤️
Our holiday was fantastic - the apartment is a home from home but with amazing views. Nikki, the owner was brilliant from our initial enquiry and the replies to any messages were very quick. We had the pool to ourselves most days and the pool was one of the largest in Kalkan. Private sunbeds and umbrellas and private pool access added a touch of complete luxury. The apartment was very spacious, beautifully furnished and had everything you could need and more. Kalkan itself is truly beautiful and the walk to the old town is a leisurely 15 mins downhill. Taxi to come back up (the hills are incredibly steep in places) was approx £2. There are a handful of restaurants and bars within a 5 min walk nearby if you don’t fancy the walk into town. We visited a number of beach clubs, with Kalamar being our favourite - they will pick you up from the apartment and bring you back whenever you are ready and the snorkelling is fantastic there. We visited Kaputas beach and Patara beach (taxi to both) and they were both fantastic (one pebbly and one sandy). I would highly recommend a boat trip either around the bay or to the sunken city Kekova - lots of snorkelling / swimming stops and lunch provided on the boat.
I could happily have stayed another week and we will definitely be back to Kalkan and Nikki’s apartment in Elvina.
Thank you so much for sharing your home and little bit of paradise with us Nikki. X
Well equipped and comfortable apartment with lovely unique pool!
We had a relaxing 8 days at Elena, very relaxing indeed with such comfortable beds! The apartment is nicely furnished and well equipped to meet your needs whilst on holiday. We had a couple of queries at the start of our stay but these were very promptly and politely dealt with by the owner's representative there. The pool obviously is a real feature which we made good use of. We really appreciated the water cooler dispenser too!
The location is good as far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the main town but close enough to pop down to. We hired a car (using a Kalkan company recommended by the owner who were top notch) so we could easily nip to the shops, restaurants etc but taxis are cheap or you can walk down .... and have a steep walk back home. Very accessible to the main highway too to head along the coast road to explore further.
The owner was a delight to deal with as proactive, very responsive to emails and provided lots of useful information prior to our stay. We also had very specific requirements in relation to a family member and these were accommodated without issue.
I have no hesitation in recommending Elena and would happily stay there again if holidaying in Kalkan!
What a great review, Claire! Thank you so much for your lovely words and detailed feedback. We are so happy to hear how much your enjoyed your stay at Elena and very much hope you will stay with us again in the future. Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and recommendation.
Second time of staying at the Elena Apartment and 4th at Elvina Complex.
Elena Apartment has access into the most amazing swimming pool in Kalkan.
The apartment has an abundance of bath towels, pool towels and Turkish beach towels, no need to overload your luggage with any towels, more room for goodies bought in Kalkan Town for your return. The owner has thought of everything to make your stay comfortable and the mattresses on all three beds are superb, a rare find in Turkey.
The recommendation for care hire and airport transfer was excellent, with first class service and drivers. A couple of minor queries were dealt with promptly and efficiently,
by Suleiman who was only a phone call away.
Hi Patricia, thanks so much for your review.
I'm really pleased that you had another great holiday at Elena/Elvina and it's always good to hear that you were well looked after and that the apartment was well equipped and comfortable - I too love the bed mattresses and always sleep well when we stay.
I look forward to welcoming you as our guests again in the future. Until then sending you our best wishes, Nikki
The apartment was just what we look for in a holiday rental.
Loved our stay and will definitely book here again. We have been coming to Kalkan for many years and Elena is perfect for us now we are holidaying without all the children. Lots of outdoor space, no fighting for sun beds and a fairly easy walk down into the old town. Loved it!
Hi Donna, thanks so much for your review. I am so pleased that you loved the apartment, and that you liked the outside space and location. I look forward to welcoming you as our guests again in the future. Until then sending you our best wishes, Nikki
Dalaman Airport is the nearest airport and is about 1 hour and 45 minutes journey in a private transfer. Car hire from the airport is also possible.
It is a 12-15 minute walk downhill into Kalkan town centre. Kas, a slightly larger port town, is about 25 minutes drive. The biggest town nearby is Fethiye, about 1 hour's drive north of Kalkan.
Changeover Day: Bookings are made in weekly periods, Monday to Monday, however we may be able to be more flexible on occasion.