Plan your days in Kalkan
Kaputash Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Turkey and is a 10 minute drive from Kalkan. With it's turquoise blue water, its a must on the to do list. Kalkan itself has a beautiful beach and 300 sunny days a year. If you want something more active try horse riding along Patara beach, the 3rd longest beach in the world.
Kalkan offers you a vast selection of cuisine in the form of 140 restaurants.
Hire a car and discover the wonders of the beautiful coast.
Saklikent Gorge. Beyond Tlos, Saklikent is a spectacular gorge cut into the Akdaglar mountains. 18 km long, the sides are so deep and steep that no sun penetrates, so the water always remains icy cold. Access to the start of the gorge is along a wooden boardwalk suspended above the water, then after crossing the river, it is fairly straightforward to walk through the gorge for 6km. In the summer, there are tours arranged from Kas and Kalkan. Opening hours: Daily 08.00 - 17.00.
Visit the wonderful town on Fethiye only an hours drive away from Kalkan. This beautiful town boosts a picture postcard harbour, along with great shopping, selling Jewellery, clothes, carpets and leather goods. While you are there have lunch in the famous fish market where you buy your fish from the many stalls on the fish market and then take it to one of the many restaurants where they will cook your fish however you like it.If you don't like fish there are many other items of the menu, including traditional stone baked pizzas. This is a must for any visitor to Fethiye.
For great shopping, a fabulous atmosphere, fresh fish and excellent value for money you MUST TRY Fethiye. Made famous by the book and film Birds Without Wings visit the ghost town of Kayakoy about 1 hours drive from Kalkan, it has a very mysterious feel about it.