Hoyran Wedre - Country Houses Demre
|Star rating:||( 8 votes)|
|Phone:||+90 (242) 875 1125|
|Address:||Hoyran Quarters, Kapaklı No.25, Demre, Antalya|
There could be no better choice than the Hoyran Wedre for a few days of total immersion in Mediterranean rural life. The village itself looks and feels as if it has not changed since the Lycian times with the ruins of a 2500-year-old citadel-town standing on the hill overgrown and never visited. There are oak trees here that must be nearly 1,000 years old and the villagers continue to cultivate thyme on tiny plots of land carved into the rocky ground. It takes sensitivity to build a hotel that will not ruin the authenticity of its location and Hoyran Wedre displays that quality in an abundance. The architecture bows modestly to the accumulated wisdom of the ages with the perfect use of stone, adobe and wood and the interiors have been generously outfitted but are free from false glitz. The same generosity shows through in the hospitality of the hosts and owners Süleyman and his wife. This is not a place to just pass through as it takes a few days at least to feel the rhythm of the earth. The sea spreads out on the horizon 400 metres below where you can hike down to the coast in half an hour otherwise it is a 20-minute drive to either Kekova or Kaş.