The Kaya Cottages are two unique, authentic Turkish farm cottages in
the idyllic rural village of Kaya Koy.
The Smokehouse and The Stables have been carefully restored and have
received an award from the Turkish Ministry of Culture for
Sympathetic Restoration of Turkish Heritage.
The beautifully tiled raised pool area overlooks the picturesque
Kaya Valley and surrounding mountains and forest . Each cottage has
a private seating area and the property is surrounded by gardens and
a rustic stone wall.
Kaya is one of the rare places where you will truly find the
unspoilt side of Turkey and experience real Turkish culture and
Village life. It is the perfect place to relax or to explore.
Visit the ruins of a Greek town dating back to Lycian and Roman
times, find a hidden Monastery overlooking the Mediterranean, sample
Turkish Wine, Cuisine and Hospitality at nearby family owned
restaurants or swim and chat with Turkish locals at Gemiler Beach.
Kaya Village remains unspoilt by the mass tourism yet is easily
accessible from Dalaman Airport (1hr transfer) and Fethiye Town
Kaya Village is located around the historic ruins of Levissi. Nearly
2000 ruins lie nestled against the hillside, forming an open-air
museum or “Ghost Town”. Levissi was abandoned following a population
exchange between Greece and Turkey in the early 1920’s. Exploring
the site via worn pathways weaving between houses and churches is a
The ruins of Levissi were the inspiration for the Louis De Bernieres
novel Birds Without Wings.
Birds Without Wings begins in the early 1900s in an idyllic town in
South West Anatolia during the declining years of the Ottoman
Empire. It traces the fortunes of one small community in which
Christian and Muslim lives and traditions have co-existed peacefully
over the centuries, and in which friendship, even love, can
transcend religious differences.