Kalkan nestles in a beautiful bay on Turkey's Stunning Turquoise
Coast. It has developed into a sophisticated resort and is picture
The narrow cobbled streets twist down to the harbour.
Having grown from a sleepy fishing village, it is now a town
with a stylish marina where you can enjoy a meal whilst watching
the world go by.
Kalkan is renowned above all for it's amazing selection of
restaurants offering great value for money in Turkish, Mediterranean
and International cuisine.
Roof top restaurants and bars with vistas
over the fabulous bay contribute to the special atmosphere of the
resort. A range of bars cater for a wide variety of musical tastes
including stylish classical music, jazz, blues and of course traditional
Kalkan and all it's enchantments will quietly seduce
you into living on Turkish time, peaceful and unhurried. There's
no doubt that you will find enjoyment in all the region has to
offer. This is where the living is easy, the views are stunning,
the food is delicious and the people are friendly- what more could
you wish for?
This is a country full of life, colour, hospitality and
where the welcome is par excellence.
Kalkan has a small pebble beach and several beach clubs with bars,
restaurants, sea bathing and water sports. Other sandy beaches
are nearby and can be reached by water taxi or dolmus. A five minute
journey will take you to the stunning Kaputas Beach dramatically
positioned at the foot of a ravine. To the west is the unspoilt
Patara Beach voted one of the top beaches in the world by The
are several beach clubs in the area which can be reached by water
taxi from the harbour. These are wonderful paved platforms cut
into the bottom of the mountain side. They offer water
sports and sea bathing and there are good restaurant facilities
on site. Sun beds and parasols can also be hired so you can relax
and enjoy the ambience of the stunning setting .
Kalkan has a number of good quality shops and supermarkets which
offer an order by phone and delivery service direct to the villa.
There is a butchers shop and numerous bakeries selling
fresh bread and Turkish delicacies. Fresh fish can be bought at
the harbour front daily.
Kalkan has several banks with ATM machines, a post office, dentists
and a medical Centre.
market takes place in the old town every Thursday.
25km to the west of Kalkan is the charming town
of Kas, set in beautiful mountain scenery. The drive
from Kalkan is just spectacular. The Greek island of Meis is only
a 30 minute boat trip away from Kas with tours to the island
available every day.