Jenny’s House

Jenny’s House

On the Loryma peninsula in beautiful South Western Turkey our Artichoke girl, Jenny Orhan runs a boutique hotel with her brother- in- law, Salih.

The village of Selimiye, is situated on a stunning bay encircled by dramatic granite cliffs.  The sea is crystal clear and perfect for swimming, and the village is a popular destination for domestic and international tourists looking for an authentic taste of village Turkey away from the busy and brash resorts.

There is a good range of restaurants offering a variety of cuisines including Turkish mezze and freshly caught fish and several enticing shops if you are looking for a new sundress or pair of beach shoes.

Jenny’s son Bora runs daily boat trips which offer the chance to explore surrounding beauty spots and hidden coves and Jenny can also arrange private tours for guests of the surrounding villages. The Carian trail, Turkey’s longest coastal hiking trail,  begins on this peninsula for any keen and intrepid walkers and the ancient sites of Loryma, Knidos and Amos are a must visit for those interested in the history of this stunning area.



Jenny’s House has 14 rooms, all twin/double and en-suite, some with an extra bed for family use. The air- conditioned rooms are set around the pool where Jenny’s famous breakfast is served each morning. Tea and freshly baked cakes at Jenny’s ‘Mad Hatters Tea Party’ are a highlight of each afternoon.

A stretch of pebble beach with sunbeds is reserved for the exclusive use of guests 10 minutes walk away.



The hotel is open from May until October.

Prices per week in June/September/October 2021for bed and breakfast with afternoon tea

Single occupancy              -400 pounds

Double occupancy           – 275 pounds per person (2 people sharing a room)

Triple occupancy              -price on request 

Includes transfer from Dalaman Airport (1 hour: 45 minutes away)


The restaurants in Selimiye suit all budgets…probably allow 30 pounds a day spending money.

Daily boat trips, including lunch start at 25 pounds per person. 

There is shopping available  in Selimiye,  dress shops, smart nick nacks & jewellery too.

There is no chemist but the supermarkets sell sun cream.






More information about Jenny’s House can be found at:

Email                    Jennyshouseselimiye@yahoo.co.uk

IG                         https://instagram.com/jennyshouseselimiye  

Be sure to come and discover this beautiful, sun- drenched part of Turkey and enjoy a touch of friendly Norfolk hospitality at Jenny’s House Hotel in Selimye.


You can also have a look at our ‘Meet The Artichoke Girls’ interview below which included a brief tour of Jenny’s House – Sarah apologises in advance for the technical failings!

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