Quaint and Colourful Kas
A small, historically rich waterfront town extending up gentle slopes, offering quaint streets full of Turkish delight. Kas is the bigger sister to Kalkan with some elegant open plazas, a more commercial vibe and a bustling tourist centre.
Although there is no beach in the town, there are plenty of low cliffside beach clubs, cafes and restaurants with sun beds ideal for days soaking the sun or swimming in crystalline waters with ancient turtles.
Sunsets invite leisurely strolls along the pretty streets, the perfect time to check out the quirky Ottoman architecture, the variety of local goods on offer or the myriad of excellent restaurants
- 2.15 hrs drive to Dalaman International Airport (DLM)
- 3 hrs drive to Antalya International Airport (AYT)
- 25 mins drive to Kalkan Centre
EXPERIENCES IN KAS
- Boat Rides – Enjoy a 3-hr boat rid to Kekova Island and swim in crystalline waters between the ruins of a sunken city. Opt for a day exploring hidden bays and breath-taking coves from the aft of a traditional Turkish Gulet Take the ferry over to Meis (aka Castellerizo), the closest Greek island and wonder at the jewel-box town with its pastel colours and Greek restaurants.
- Water sports – With 40 metres of visibility ideal for diving, check out the reefs with hundreds of different kinds of species, ancient amphoras, amazing underwater canyons, caves and much more.
- Shopping – Options abound from “knock off” leather goods to hand-painted tea services to antiquities stores and chi chi boutiques. Choose from the ubiquitous Turkish artifacts, rugs, painted ceramics and cheap and cheerful gag gifts.
- Sightseeing – Within close proximity you’ll find: Xanthos, Letoon, Patara, Tlos, Arycanda, Pinara, Theimussa, Myra, and the Church of St Nicholas.