Kalkan is considered by everyone to be one of Turkey’s crown jewelries. It is a luxurious harbor town set in the center of the ancient Lycian region, one of the most sophisticated resorts, appreciated for the private villas, wonderful restaurants and the famous Kalkan hotels.
The amazing backdrop set by the Taurus Mountains, the authentic ambiance of the old village and the elusive bougainvillea are the main attractions of this beautiful city. Here, you can find everything, from local, narrow streets and gift shops to elegant and hedonistic roof terrace restaurants and bars.
The views are incredible! You can enjoy the image of the Mediterranean down across the harbor or look up to the sensational mountains behind the town. Once a simple Turkish/Greek fishing village, nowadays the postcard pretty Kalkan, the place invites you to stay with its good quality roof-top restaurants serving all sorts of culinary wonders in a stylish atmosphere of blues and jazz.
It is the perfect place for families looking for a stress free holiday, couples in their honeymoon and for any special event in your life. The good quality hotels and the private holiday villas in Kalkan offer a selection of luxurious accommodation at very good prices. It is impossible not to find here that special place making you feel on top of the world.
The main economy of the city derives from tourism, so locals have put a lot of effort in developing the area and in making you feel welcomed, as well as in preserving its charm and history. The village shops are open all day and offer everything, from clothing to antiques, carpets, leather goods and crafts.
During the day, you can enjoy a trip to a historical site, go to the mountains, relax by the pool, go to one of the beach clubs around Kalkan or do a local sport activity (trekking, water-skiing, scuba diving and parascending).
In the evening, the main attraction is the harbor, where the view is unbelievable. You can have a romantic dinner in one of the roof terraces, by candlelight, listening to some good jazz music, where you can have of perfect view of the sea and of the town.
As you can see, Kalkan is a destination that will amaze you and encourage you to return. If you just want to relax or you have cultural, historical interests, in this city, you will find everything. The genuine ambiance and the luxury make Kalkan an outstanding, unique and charming destination.
If you visit this city, you will be amazed by the comfort and the luxury the accommodation in the Kalkan hotels offers. Because no holiday is concluded without a visit to the spa, most hotels and villas here offer spa treatments, red wine baths and Swedish massages.
The high quality suits also have private Jacuzzi, private rooftop terraces, swimming pools and spectacular views that will give you a personal feel. The amazing staff is well trained and dedicated to assist you with every problem and provide the high quality service that contributes to a perfect holiday.