Over the years, Kalkan has morphed into a buzzing seaside resort that brings bundles of fun in the sun. With its ideal location on the southwest coast of Turkey, holidays in Kalkan are perfectly safe and economical for beach lovers. Its beautiful promenade is brimming with exotic beachside bars, late night shops and cosy restaurants serving authentic Turkish cuisines. Soak up some sun on the pebbly beach, head to one of the beach clubs with sea trampolines and fun vibes or take a gulet boat ride to explore the nearby islands, thermal mud springs and more!
The pretty town has hundreds of great restaurants, many with rooftop terraces that offer sweeping views of the bay, making it a great place to spend your evenings. Hotels dot the hillside and coast, providing amazing views across the picturesque valley, town and azure bay. If you can peel yourself away from the sunlounger, make time to explore hidden coves and ancient ruins further afield in Kas and Tlos.
Kalkan is best visited during the shoulder months of April, May, October and November when the weather is usually pleasant. Summers here are hot and dry whereas the winters get plenty of rainfall. The nearest airport to Kalkan is Dalaman – an hour and 20 minutes’ drive from the city. For alternate flight plans, Antalya Airport is next on the list and takes 2 and a half hours to reach the resort. Kalkan holidays promise a wonderful beach break that's brimming with chic bars, stunning beaches and seafood restaurants.
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