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Yemisli mah. Yaniklar Koyu Fethiye / Mugla / Turkey
We host our guests in both mud-brick and stone houses, as well as, on the banks of the Kargi River, several wooden cottages – all buildings have been ecologically designed and constructed. Also the agriculture is done as regarding ecological principles. You can enjoy in our art workshops (pottery, gourd and wood shaping, kilim(carpet) and bag weaving, agriculture workshops etc.). You can swim in the river or non-chemical swimming pool or just drink organic juices near the wiev of them.....
This eco-organic farm, occupied 42000 metresquare land nearby the Kargi river which you can fallow it by the beach and surrounded by special pine and ocalyptus forests. We are committed to organic growing, an ecological lifestyle and offering holidays on our farm where all buildings are ecologically designed, constructed of stone, wood or mud-brick and available to let 12 months of the year. Pastoral Valley is a place where you can escape the stress and frustration of high tech city life and return to a natural, calm, unhurried lifestyle indeed “a village life” will be yours during your holiday on the farm...
You will stay in eco-friendly stone, earth and wooden houses that builded by the owner of farm Ahmet Kizen who is an Eco Architector. We produce our own crops and animals.
If our guests wish they can get involved in work on the farm, or take part in workshops based on local culture and handicrafts like kilim weaving, simple clay pottery making, basket making, clay arts, weaving Turkish carpets, recycling art, wood and bamboo workshop, Turkish cousin and kitchen workshop, gourd art workshop, agriculture and permaculture workshops, or producing a range of traditional preserves such as jams and pickles. At Pastoral Valley we also offer workshops for children where they can make spinning tops, kites, model aeroplanes or try their hand at learning to bake bread or börek.
You will ride horses if you want and swim in the river or the non-chemical pool.
You can pick up the crops and herbs front your house and make your mid-meals by which growed by yourself.
Whilst staying at Pastoral Valley you will eat traditional, healthy Mediterranean food prepared from locally grown organic ingredients.
Your holiday at Pastoral Valley is designed to immerse you in the“beauties of nature”….welcome to our model of pastoral farm life.
We offer you not just a holiday, we offer a change in your life style..
Stone houses: Built in a traditional style using natural materials. Each floor has a bathroom, a kitchen and a wide terrace. The ground floors have been adapted to make them suitable for guests with disabilities.
Mud-brick houses: Built from hand-made mud-brick, tile and wood these single-storey houses have two bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, living room and a wide verandah. In the summer both the stone and mud-brick houses remain cool, in the winter they are heated with wood-burning cooking stoves.
Wooden houses: These have been built close to the Kargi River, where it forms one of Pastoral Valley’s boundaries, and are in the midst of shade-giving trees. There are one- and two-bedroomed wooden houses with each house also having a bathroom and a small kitchen in one corner of the verandah.
All organic waste from the houses, together with grey and black water, is recycled. There is no smoking allowed in any of the Pastoral Valley houses…
By air: The nearest airport is Dalaman and you can take the Havas bus to Fethiye from Dalaman Airport and ask the driver to let you off at the bridge in Yaniklar, some 15km before Fethiye. Once you have left the bus, phone the Farm and we will come and pick you up. If you prefer to walk it is 3.3km from the bridge to the Farm which lies in the general direction of the mountains you can see inland. Find Süper Dinlen Market and follow directions above to walk to the Farm.
By bus: The nearest bus station is in Fethiye and when you get there ask for the ‘Mugla Makas’ (Mugla roundabout) which is a large junction very close to the bus station. Minibuses going to Yaniklar village will pick you up at this junction. Yaniklar village is the end of the bus route. Get out at Süper Dinlen Market and, if you phone us, we will come and collect you. If you prefer to walk the final 3.3km to the Farm follow the directions above.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 Days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the full cost of the reservation. Deposits paid are non refundable.