Ghislaine and Mustafa gained professional experience in hospitality services while successfully chartering for more than twenty years their privately owned yacht S/Y ZARIK II which became internationally known.

Ghislaine married Mustafa in 1989, acquired the Turkish nationality, the name Gülen came with the marriage certificate !

Ghislaine's role at Villa Zarik is reception manager, hostess and chef. Mustafa’s is technical manager. With their kind and always discreet approach, they are making certain that your stay at Villa Zarik is one to remember.


Guests will enjoy walks in the surrounding forest, swimming in the clear waters of the nearby beaches, trekking on the Carian trail of the Bozburun peninsula, horse riding, quad and jeep safaris, daily boat tours from Marmaris to the Dalyan river, from Bozburun to Selimiye.

Villa Zarik is a great base for exploring the whole region. For those who are interested in arecheology, daily trips to Ephesus, Bodrum and Pamukkale are all options for the early risers.

Various excellent restaurants are available in nearby villages.

Hisarönü, Marmaris 48700