Kalkan is a beautiful and fascinating Mediterranean town, located in the
heart of the Teke Peninsula or ancient Lycia .
If you would like to stay in a town of houses with crumbling wooden
balconies,spilling with begonvillas and over looking a spectacular bay,
then Kalkan is your place.
Kalkan is a delightful confusion of cobbled streets , wooden balconies,
a very good selection of small shops , seafront restaurants and bars,
some of which are situated on the roofs of the buildings commanding
fabulous views over the bay and the small elegant harbour.
Kalkan is the kind of lazy and easy resort where time can pass doing
virtually nothing except relaxing and enjoying your days . However , for
those who want to explore the surrounding area , it is a great base as
Kalkan's in the centre of Lycia our team in Kalkan will happily help you
to explore great historic sites like Tlos, Xanthos, Kekova & Simena,
Pınara, Patara, Arycanda and many others.
You can go to Turkey's most beautiful beaches Kaputas and Patara, from
Kalkan Patara is a stretch of 17 km of superb sand approximately 20
minutes away from Kalkan. Kaputas beach is a stunning and cosy sandy
beach about 15 min drive away . Kalkan also has its own pretty pebble
beach by the harbour.
Kalkan is a special place that's why many people who say they go a
certain place only once but when they come to Kalkan they can not stop
themselves coming again. Last year people who had been to Kalkan and who
fell in love with buying property or spending more time in this
beautiful town which offers a totally relaxing , enjoyable holiday and a
desirable life style. The startling beauty of the town is only matched
by the warmth and friendliness of the Turkish people, for whom
hospitality is a way of life.
Early spring is a beautiful time to visit Kalkan for a relaxing peaceful
holiday ' far from the madding crowd ' mid March and April being the
best months to explore the Lycian cost to see the abundance of
historical and archaeological sites ,catch up on your reading or simply
relax and watch the world go by.