Just 15 minutes drive from Turkey’s buzzing
holiday town of Bodrum (and the airport), Villa Quartz 14 is a haven to ‘drop
and flop’ in the sun and in style, at the family friendly Turquoise Resort.
This tasteful development runs down to the shores of Lake Tuzla, a nature reserve, and has
everything parents really need both within the resort and at the villa itself. Plus the local Dolmus mini bus, stops by en-route to Bodrum centre.
Villa Quartz 14’s bijou but beautiful private
pool makes a tantalizing first impression, framed by vivid bougainvillea, set
out with sun loungers and featuring a semi circle of Roman Steps where parents
can cool down with baby, plus pool inflatables are provided. A pergola shades
the dining terrace and the built-in stone barbecue is perfect for sizzling up spicy
kofta kebabs or the local catch of the day. Besides the safely enclosed pool
terrace, Quartz 14 has a fab walled roof terrace, scattered with giant lounger
cushions for parents to catch some rays and enjoy sundowners looking over to Lake
Tuzla, which is a haven for birds including pelicans and flamingos.
The ground floor of Villa Quartz 14 is a
roomy, open plan arrangement, with funky finishing touches such as bright red
sculptured stools at the breakfast bar, complemented by a Phil and Ted Lobster high
chair, in red of course. The lounge
area, which opens onto the outdoor terrace, has two leather couches for
watching the flat screen satellite TV or DVD’s, and a selection of toys, games
and books are provided. The kitchen is modern and especially well equipped for
babies and toddlers, including a sterilizer and bottles, hand blender and
feeding time Tupperware.
Quartz 14 has
two bedrooms on the first floor which tick all the boxes for families. The
master double bedroom has an ensuite wc/bath/shower room and its own private
balcony, plus foam toppers on the bed for extra comfort and to
help parents sleep as late as possible.
The second bedroom has a blackout blind and versatile bunk bed which can be set up as a
sofa or double bed below, and a single bed above, plus a second WC and shower is ensuite. The owners can provide a new, multifunctional Deuba travel
cot/play pen, top quality Kit for Kids Eucalyss foam mattress and a high tech
Tomy digital monitor, featuring two-way talk and remote control lullabies!
Quartz 14, children can burn off some energy on a play area, with a climbing
frame, slides and swings, then Turquoise Resort’s main swimming pool with
waterslides is only a hop, skip and a splash away!
Villa Quartz 14 is
ideal for a family of up to two adults, three children and one baby in a cot,
plus there is a sofa bed in the living room for two more guests. The master
bedroom has an ensuite wc and bath with a shower. The second bedroom has an ensuite and a triple bunk bed which can be set up as a sofa or double bed below and single
bed above. There is a downstairs WC.
Villa Quartz 14 is
at the heart of the Turquoise Resort on Lake Tuzla which is just a 15-minute
taxi transfer from Bodrum airport and offering everything parents really need
for a relaxing holiday in the sun.
villa’s own small private pool, the resort has a choice of indoor and outdoor
pools, including one very close by with waterslides. The Artev Beach Club is
also a short walk away, or families can hop on a free shuttle bus to take
advantage of the watersports, beachside restaurant and bar. Other leisure and
pleasure pursuits onsite include beauty and fitness centres, a Turkish Bath,
giant chess, mini golf and a 9-hole practice course.
Five minutes walk from
the Turquoise Resort, a mini shopping centre and well stocked supermarket
provide most of the food and ‘stuff’ that families will need. There is also
indoor and outdoor dining at the Turquoise Restaurant and the more informal
A local shuttle bus
is available into Bodrum to see the historic sites, take a boat trip from the marina
and choose from countless cafes, restaurants and takeaways to suit all tastes
Getting There: There
are many flights from airports across the UK to Bodrum, which is only a
15-minute taxi transfer from Turquoise Resort.
Services: 24hr GP at Turquoise
Resort which has a private ambulance into Bodrum in necessary.