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The most memorable part of our holiday was relaxing on the veranda above the blue, blue water under the blue, blue sky with the sun layering on the light (but not the heat - no humidity) and looking out over the unspoilt bay as the very friendly staff brought beer / water / towels while we read and sun-bathed on our honeymoon.
Our tips for other travellers are;
Plan to hire a car - the spot is a bit isolated. Go to Gumusluck - a fishing village with a bohemian feel and great restaurants. (We saw a magnificent sunset as we drove around the cost getting there.) Learn Turkish for "thank you" (variously teshekulur, merci and sao gul) - the staff really made an effort for us.
The resort is locally owned. It is much smaller, and more intimate, than nearby mega-complexes. (Atami has, say, 30 rooms; the next beach resort around the coast has about 200.) The bay has not been developed (there had been fish farming).
Unique Quality: highlights were the hotel's communal areas which were beautifully furnished and the stunning bay in which the hotel is set. They had a well stocked library and DVD library which was perfect for relaxing in the evenings. The sushi made by the hotel's Japanese host was also excellent. The staff were all very friendly and helpful - the hotel grow their own aloe vera which the staff bring to you if you are bitten by any insects.
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