A Kayakoy holiday is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get to know “old Turkey” without the mass of tourists milling about. The village of Kayakoy itself was abandoned in the early 20th century and now serves as a museum but there is a modern village that has sprung up close to the original site. A Kayakoy holiday rental villa will provide all of the comforts of home and the opportunity to take the short walk to “The Ghost Town” as it is called locally. There are also plenty of other things to see and do in the new village and the surrounding area, making for an adventurous trip. A Kayakoy holiday is a unique experience that is suitable for those who want some wonderful memories of their time in Turkey.
The surroundings of the old town are a beautiful sight to behold making a Kayakoy holiday the perfect choice for those who love painting, drawing and photography. Other activities available in the area include walking, cycling, tennis, swimming, fishing, horse riding and paragliding.
If you can tear yourself away from your luxurious Kayakoy holiday rental villa then you will discover some wonderful places to visit on a day trip. This includes the historic town of Fethiye, approximately 20 minutes north of Kayakoy. Fethiye as it stands now was built on the remains of an ancient city known as Telmessos, an important city that grew from the 5th century. Remains of the ancient civilisations can be seen by way of a Hellenistic theatre and the Fethiye Museum has plenty of exhibits that show life all the way through to the present day from the ancient Lycian era.
If you are now considering booking a wonderful Kayakoy holiday rental villa then you will be pleased to hear that you will be able to experience warm summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Kayakoy holiday tend to be July and August when the temperature reaches as high as 34°C during the daytime. The cooler months of December, January and February see the daytime temperature drop to between 2°C and 11°C. The annual rainfall amount for the village is 27 inches with December and January generally being the wettest months.
Travellers on a Kayakoy holiday will likely arrive at Dalaman Airport (DLM) which is approximately 37 miles away from the village. Air operators that offer frequent, affordable flights to the area include Thomson Flights, Jet2, BMI and Monarch Airlines. Passengers can leave the UK from various UK airports including Leeds (LBA), Manchester (MAN), Glasgow (GLA), Newcastle(NCL) and Heathrow (LHR).