A long, lazy day being waited on hand and foot anyone?

A fabulous day out from our Dalyan and Gokbel villas is a 12 Island boat trip with our friends Ramazan and Ingrid on their gulet Gunay 1. A scenic 35-45 minute transfer from your front door takes you to the delightful marina at Gocek. Here you board Gunay…

Where can i find the best Meze in Dalyan

Many restaurants in Dalyan serve meze - those delicious small sharing plates that make the most delicious buffet meal to share with friends and family on a warm summers evening.

Dips, salads, fried morsels, stuffed vegetables, meat, fish, vegetables, cheese - you name it there's meze made from it.

The very…

Why rent a Konak rather than a villa in Turkey?

Konak Pronounced phonetically in Turkish "konak" is a name for a grand country house in Turkey. The name derives from the days of the Ottoman Empire when it became known as a type of property typically used as an official residence.

Classical in design and on a grand scale that impresses…

Warning: Antiques Roadshow will never be the same again....

In ancient times the modern day Dalyan channel was known as the Calbys river and was the border between the kingdoms of Caria and Lycia. The major city of Kaunos was a separate state, then it became a part of Caria and later still of Lycia.

Kaunos was an…

Like fresh, organic, tasty ? That’ll be Dalyan Market 

The Saturday market in Dalyan is a bounty of fresh, tasty foods, and easily walkable from all our villas in Dalyan.   Sure you can buy cellophane wrapped fruit, cheeses and vegetables in the town’s supermarkets….but, like the locals do,  why would you when the best, widest and freshest is…