Seeking sunshine, but want to do more than eat and drink and sit by the pool?

Are you seeking summer holiday inspiration? When travelling as a family, we are all too familiar with restless family members whose inquisitive minds and insatiable energy levels need satisfying.  So with this in mind, we are delighted to share with you some of our favourite things to do in and around Kalkan that will keep everyone in the party adequately entertained. We hope these ideas demonstrate there is much more to Kalkan and the surrounding regions than just sun-worshipping…

  • Lazy day at sea on a gulet, exploring the magnificent coastline from a different perspective
  • Sea kayaking over the sunken city of Kekova, followed by a waterside lunch
  • Saklikent Gorge, the second longest gorge in the Mediterranean
  • Visit one of the 7 ancient cities that lay as they fell and form part of this ancient Lycian region
  • Patara Beach and nature reserve, a breeding ground to the loggerhead turtles
  • Enjoy one of the many motorised and non-motorised water sports from Aristos Beach Club
  • Appreciate a sumptuous local lunch in the mountain village of Islamlar
  • Take a photograph of Kaputas Beach
  • Enjoy a holiday within a holiday and hop across to the Greek island of Kastellorizo ( just 15 minutes by ferry from Kas)
  • Devour a sumptuous fish lunch at the famous Fethiye Fish Market
  • Watch a movie under the stars at Indigo Beach Club
  • Visit a traditional Turkish Berber for a shave
  • Enjoy a Turkish hammam
  • Trek some of the Lycian Way
  • Go for a ‘Try Dive’
  • Turkish Cookery Class
  • Barter at the Thursday Bazaar
  • Paragliding from Baba Dag mountain
  • Canyoning
  • Canoe down the Xanthos River
  • Head into the mountains for a Turkish Kahvalti experience
  • Visit one of Kalkan’s excellent beach clubs that ring the bay
  • Visit one of Fethiye’s sandy beach clubs, such as ‘Sea Me’
  • Visit the ghost village of Kayakoy
  • Hire a car and explore the magnificent countryside under your own steam and at your own pace

And of course, should you need any help with locking in any of these ideas in or pre-booking please speak to our wonderful Overseas Manager Laura once in situ or please call our office for more information…


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