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  • Beautiful stone villa
  • Mesmerising views of Kalkan Bay
  • Stylish and characterful interiors
  • Very private
  • Private transfers and car hire included

Turkey’s Turquoise Coast is famous for its spectacular panoramas, and of course, the higher you go, the better the views. Perched on the hill up above Kalkan, Ambar Ev is one of three very appealing new Simpson Travel villas with wonderful views over the old town directly below and out to the islands in the bay.

The outlook is stunning, and perfectly complemented by the architect’s use of natural materials, designed to enhance the glorious situation without impacting too much on the surrounding landscape. Exposed stone walls and unpolished wood feature strongly, lending a warmth and authenticity that is often missing in new buildings. Ambar Ev is the most private and romantic of the three villas here, complete with a balcony off the master bedroom where you can enjoy a secluded nightcap looking down on the lights of the old town. There’s space for a family here too, with the unusual extra benefit of a walled lawn area where little ones can play.

Cosmopolitan Kalkan offers everything you need for a seaside holiday, with beach clubs and boat trips to enjoy, and an impressive range of rather sophisticated restaurants. Your holiday includes a hire car, but to make your arrival as effortless as possible, we also include private transfers from the airport so there’s no need to negotiate the steep local roads on your first day. The lofty position calls for a reasonably confident driver, but the views from the top are unquestionably worth it, and if you like to enjoy a glass or two of wine with dinner, taxis are plentiful and relatively inexpensive.

If you’d like to travel as a group whilst retaining the privacy of individual villas, Ambar Ev may be combined with Kaya Ev and Sedir Ev to sleep up to 17 guests.

Looking for 10 nights..? Why not add a 3-night stay in a boutique hotel to your villa holiday. To find out more, view our 10-night holidays in Turkey.

As a thank you for booking… Choose a holiday in Kalkan and we’ll be delighted to include a complimentary Turkish bath (hamam) at the Kalkan Regency Hotel spa, along with an all-day excursion on the hotel’s traditional gület boat, Poseidon, with a delicious lunch included. View full details on our blog.


Explore our pre-bookable experiences in Kalkan

All guests staying in Kalkan are treated to a complimentary Turkish bath (hamam) treatment in the Kalkan Regency hotel's renowned spa and a day trip on the hotel’s traditional gület boat, Poseidon, with lunch and a welcome glass of bubbles included (additional drinks will need to be paid for on board). Tea/coffee and cakes will be served in the afternoon. Please speak to your local representative on arrival to confirm your bookings. Simpson Travel guests also enjoy free entry to Indigo Beach Club and a 5% reduction on any purchase at the Palm Beach Club. View full details on our blog.



  • 3 bedroom villa (sleeps 2-5)

Ground floor

  • Open-plan living/dining area with TV (English-speaking news channels)
  • Kitchen includes oven, hob, filter coffee machine, fridge-freezer, dishwasher
  • Twin bedroom (100cm x 200cm beds) with en-suite shower room, leads to pool terrace
  • WC

First floor

  • Master double bedroom (180cm x 200cm bed) with en-suite shower room and Jacuzzi bath (separated from the bedroom by a frosted glass partition), leads to balcony
  • Double bedroom (180cm x 200cm bed) with en-suite shower room, leads to balcony


  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Air-conditioned throughout
  • Iron, ironing board, hairdryer, pool and bath towels provided
  • Washing machine
  • Barbecue
  • Outside shaded dining area
  • Infinity swimming pool 8m x 4.5m (depth 1.5m throughout), accessed via Roman steps, Jacuzzi corner
  • Airport transfer included
  • Hire car delivered to the villa due to steep entrance
  • Optional meze delivery service on arrival (7 different mezes, £14pp, minimum order 2 persons)


Simpson family extras

  • Complimentary infant pack (includes cot/travel cot, bed guard, highchair, bottle steriliser, baby bath, non-slip bath mat, potty, excludes baby-gate)
  • Family favourite range of toys and games, suitable for ages 5-11
  • Car seats and booster seats can be provided at a supplement, subject to availability
  • To pre-book any of our family extras please call 020 8392 5747



  • All properties with WiFi are able to support basic functionality such as web browsing and checking emails*

* We aim to offer an uninterrupted service but sometimes due to factors beyond our control reliability can be affected.



  • Kalkan (restaurants/shops/beach clubs) 6min drive 
  • Patara beach 20min drive
  • Dalaman airport 1hr 45min drive

Car hire

Car options

Based on the number of people travelling, the following hire car(s) are included in the package price of your holiday:

  • 2-4 guests – 1 Group B, Fiat Egea or similar*
  • 5 guests – 1 Group D, Dacia Duster or similar*

* All our cars include full comprehensive insurance with zero excess. For this particular destination, the undercarriage, tyres and windscreen are excluded from the cover.

Car specification

Group B – 1.3 litre petrol engine, 2 large and 2 medium suitcases*

Group D – 1.5 litre diesel engine, 3 large and 2 medium suitcases*

The following cars are available as alternatives on request (supplements apply). Please call our travel specialists for details.

Group F – Automatic Fiat Egea or similar, 1.6 litre petrol engine, 2 large and 2 medium suitcases*

Group A – Automatic Ford Kuga SUV or similar, 1.6 litre diesel engine, 3 large and 1 medium suitcases*

Group C – Automatic Citroen C4 SUV or similar, 1.5 litre diesel engine, 2 large and 1 medium suitcases*

Group E – Automatic Ford Custom 8+1 seater or similar, 1.6 litre diesel engine, 3 large and 4 medium suitcases*

* Suitcase sizes are based on a large suitcase being approximately 75cm x 45cm x 23cm and a medium suitcase of approximately 60cm x 40cm x 23cm.

Everything about the villa Ambar Ev was exactly as described, we couldn’t have booked a more relaxing and excellent holiday with views ..just to die for! The help and assistance we received from the local concierge and villa assistant was above and beyond, the restaurant food and shop prices unmatched anywhere in the UK. Thank you Simpson Travel for making our special week truly wonderful!

Charles Weston, July 2023

A wonderful stay in Kalkan. Beautiful views over a lively town! Everyone has been so friendly and kind. Kitty gave us some great recommendations and was always on hand if we needed anything. Thank you to Mustafa and his wife for looking after us too. We’re sad to be leaving but hope to be back again!

The Norris family, June 2023

Ambar Ev, despite its proximity to the two other villas in the ‘complex’, was very private which we appreciated. Both Simpson Team Members we came into contact with were really helpful, approachable and friendly and Kitty even met us in Kalkan and lead us up to Ambar Ev which was above and beyond expectations. We also loved the Poseidon Boat trip which was a real highlight of the holiday.

Malcolm Crocker, September 2022

Another fantastic holiday thank you.

Joanne Vernon, September 2022

We have had a wonderful holiday once again with Simpson travel and loved our stay in Kalkan and Kas and will be booking again for next year!

David Briggs, August 2022

Beautiful villa, very comfortable and spacious for the four of us. Was also impressed with how clean everything was. The pool and terrace were lovely and we did not tire of the wonderful view. Stunning at all times of day especially sunset. Loved Kalkan, all the restaurants we ate in were great and very reasonable. Would like to visit when slightly cooler to do more exploring of the area as only visited Kaş and two beaches during our trip.

Lisa Wiltshire, August 2020

From booking to the return home everything was easy. Meeting the reps and the transfers to and from the villa ran smoothly. The villa was slightly out of town so you would either have to drive into Kalkan, or get a taxi if you wanted to. The villa is in a quiet location with a lovely bird's-eye view of Kalkan and the harbour. I can recommend Simpson Travel.

John and family, June 2019

Our choice of Turkey properties is diverse, ranging from simple charm to genuine luxury and style. Much of our portfolio is privately owned, and price alone is therefore not a universal guide. We contract all our accommodation in person, and each property has its individual appeal.

To help you make the right choice based on your own priorities, we have devised a simple grading guide to be considered in conjunction with each individual property description, awarding up to a maximum of five stars for the below categories.


Property Grading Key:

  • 5/5


  • 4/5

    Very good

  • 3/5


  • Location


    Position, view, serenity, privacy

  • Comfort


    Space, style, overall furnishings

  • Facilities*


    Property enhancements

  • Amenities*


    Proximity to beaches, restaurants and shops

* For further clarification on Facilities, please view the 'Details' tab for each property or speak to one of our experienced sales consultants.

Set against a breathtaking mountain backdrop, Kalkan sits on Turkey’s stunning Turquoise Coast: a cosmopolitan, vibrant resort perfect for exploring the timeless beauty of ancient Lycia's pine-clad shores. The pretty town centre is a treasure trove of narrow streets, whitewashed Ottoman Greek houses and inviting boutiques. It's also famous for its harbourside lounge bars and rooftop restaurants serving a variety of delicious food with impeccable service.

Our guests return to Kalkan year after year. To find out why, visit our collection of luxury villas and hotels and, if you book your Kalkan holiday with Simpson Travel, we'll include a complimentary hamam experience and a day trip along the Turquoise Coast in a traditional wooden gület. Find out more here.

Explore our pre-bookable experiences in Kalkan


Read more on our Kalkan region page

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