Akkaya Gardens A sign along the road told us the villas nestling in the hill below were part of the Secret Valley complex and we’re presuming the area is called Akkaya. Beautiful river and mountain views – and you can’t help but wonder how long this place is going to be ‘secret’. We got back in the car and continued to follow the signs, down the hill towards the river and the restaurant. We were greeted by lush greenery, ponds, streams, the sound of waterfall and the breeze rushing through the dense treetops. A friendly waiter greeted us and pointed us to the different seating areas. A family from Samsun has been operating the Tree House Restaurant since 2012 from May to September. A steep climb up the steps and we were soon in our very own stork nest, sat amongst the treetops, loving the seclusion. We couldn’t see or hear the other families enjoying their Turkish Breakfast. Friday nights are Turkish cuisine with entertainment. This is the development at the top of hill. 118 meter two bed rooms, two baths, two balconies and therapeutic views. East view with fire observatory on top and a one cylinder Mosque down below. Egirdir Lake Eğirdir is the name of a lake and of the town situated on the shore of that lake in Turkey. The lake lies in the Turkish Lakes Region and is 186 kilometers north of Antalya. With an area of 482 square kilometers it is the fourth largest lake in Turkey.