Villa in Kalkan, Mediterranean Region, Turkey - Hillside Location, Tranquil Atmosphere, 4 En-suite Bedrooms, 10-15 Minutes To The Town
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Special interest holidays:
Within easy reach of Kalkan are the ruins of the ancient Lycian capital of Xanthos, its port Patara, religious centre Letoon, and also Pinara. Xanthos was discovered in 1838 by the archaeologist Charles Fellows. Today a mixture of ruins from Roman, Lycian and Byzantine times including the Tomb of the Harpies, theatre, Neried monument and Inscribed pillar can be seen. At the holy Lycian centre of Letoon there are 3 temples dedicated to Leto, Artemis and Apollo, gods of mythology.Patara is very close to Kalkan and famous as being the birth place of St Nicholas who has entered into Christian tradition as Father Christmas, and for having many interesting ruins. It was an important commercial centre.
From the villa it is approx a 15 minute walk to Kalkan town, and a further 5 to the Kalkan's harbour and pebble beach. Kaputas beach is a 10 minute drive and a 20 minute drive takes you to the beautiful 18 km long Patara beach. Olu Deniz beach a famous protected lagoon beach the most photographed in Turkey, is approx an hour's drive.
Dalaman is the nearest airport to Kalkan. The transfer time to Kalkan is approximately 90 minutes.Transfer to and from the airport is usually by private car or minibus. We can arrange transfers and car hire from Kalkan at reasonable prices.
Between Kalkan and Kas is the glorious Kaputas beach; one of the best beaches in Turkey, as written by The Guardian, is only a short 10 minute drive. Patara beach, a turquoise delight, is only a 20 minute drive away. Letoon/Xantos 20 min drive. A 30 minute scenic drive from Kalkan will take you to the more traditional town of Kas. The magnificent Saklikent Gorge is a 30 min drive. Kekova 45 min drive. Fethiye 1 hour drive. Local market held on Thursdays. Olu Deniz 1 hour drive.
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