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Kalkan

Situated by a harbour at the foot of the Taurus mountains, Kalkan is a resort for those seeking a little more than sun, sea and sand. It is a sophisticated historic town with some fine examples of Ottoman Greek architecture. As well as water sports, diving and boat trips, there are excellent restaurants and shops offering the highest in quality. Why not dine at a restaurant with a roof terrace that affords a picturesque view of the harbour? Or shop for antiques, oriental carpets, jewellery or furnishings. If you are feeling like having a swim, Kaputas beach and French Bay are both within easy reach of Kalkan. For those looking for a thrill, try canyoning in the Kaputas Gorge just four miles away.

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Xanthos - Lycian Antique City
Xanthos - Lycian Antique City
Xanthos was the capital city of the Lycian Federation and its greatest city for most of Lycian history.
Attraction type: Ancient ruins
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Palm Beach Club
Palm Beach Club
Attraction type: Water parks

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Patara Ruins
Patara Ruins(Patara)
Owner description: Much of the city of Patara remains buried in sand, which has helped to preserve many of the ruins. Of particular interest are the Amphitheatre, Necropolis and the monumental gate... more Owner description: Much of the city of Patara remains buried in sand, which has helped to preserve many of the ruins. Of particular interest are the Amphitheatre, Necropolis and the monumental gate or Arch of Triumph. less
Attraction type: Ancient ruins
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Patara Beach
Patara Beach(Patara)
Owner description: This 12-mile long beach is also a National Park. Its proximity to the ruins keeps hotels from developing in the area, making it great for uncrowded swimming as well as bird... more Owner description: This 12-mile long beach is also a National Park. Its proximity to the ruins keeps hotels from developing in the area, making it great for uncrowded swimming as well as bird watching. less
Attraction type: Beaches
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Patara Amphitheatre
Patara Amphitheatre(Patara)
Owner description: One of the city's most important edifices is this theater which today, is partially buried in sand. The building was constructed in 147 A.D. and thought to be dedicated to Emperor... more Owner description: One of the city's most important edifices is this theater which today, is partially buried in sand. The building was constructed in 147 A.D. and thought to be dedicated to Emperor Antoninus Pius. less
Attraction type: Ancient ruins

All places to eat » Places to eat

Vanilya Bistro
Vanilya Bistro
Ranked #1 of 180 Restaurants in Kalkan
Cuisines: Bistro
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, After-hours
Cafe Del Mar
Cafe Del Mar
Ranked #2 of 180 Restaurants in Kalkan
Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours
Sade Restaurant
Sade Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 180 Restaurants in Kalkan
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, After-hours
Small House
Small House
Ranked #4 of 180 Restaurants in Kalkan
Price: USD 8 - 15
Cuisines: Turkish
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, After-hours
Asian Gate
Asian Gate
Ranked #5 of 180 Restaurants in Kalkan
Cuisines: Indian, NorthWestern Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, After-hours

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Pasha Apart-Hotel
Pasha Apart-Hotel
USD 84 - 96
Ranked #1 of 39 Hotels in Kalkan
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Lavender's Lodge
Lavender's Lodge
USD 52 - 102
Ranked #1 of 29 Kalkan B&B and Inns
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The White House
The White House
USD 74 - 89 (GBP 50 - 60)
Ranked #3 of 29 Kalkan B&B and Inns

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Courtyard
Courtyard
USD 152 - 165 (EUR 140 - 152)
Ranked #2 of 29 Kalkan B&B and Inns
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The Elixir
3.0 of 5
The Elixir
USD 117 - 177 (GBP 79 - 119)
Ranked #2 of 39 Hotels in Kalkan
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Hotel Fidanka houses
Hotel Fidanka houses
USD 95 - 154 (EUR 87 - 142)
Ranked #4 of 39 Hotels in Kalkan
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Kalkan Dream Villa
4.0 of 5
Kalkan Dream Villa
USD 1,784 - 2,675 (GBP 1,200 - 1,800)
Ranked #14 of 32 Speciality Lodging in Kalkan

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Megisti Hotel
4.0 of 5
Megisti Hotel
USD 81 - 229
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Kastellorizo
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Lukka Hotel
4.0 of 5
Lukka Hotel
USD 119 - 213
Ranked #3 of 47 Hotels in Kas
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.