Finding Serenity in Kas and Kalkan

Created : 28 Feb 2021
Holiday Homes in Kalkan

By. Justin Mays

Picturesque Kas and Kalkan are two southern Mediterranean coastal towns that those in the know discovered years ago but this area still has a lot of available opportunities to get on the Turkish property ladder. Accessible, yet removed enough that you can disconnect, Kalkan and Kas are close to both Dalaman and Antalya international airports. The stunning drive to your holiday homes in Kalkan or holiday homes in Kas features views of sparkling blue bays and turn offs to discover ancient sites. Untouched by mass tourism and located further south than other popular coastal areas the climate is the most favorable for year-round living with an average of 300 days of sunshine making it a long been favorite for retirees. Despite being smaller than some of the more famous Turkish resorts the area it has all you need including a medical center and big brand grocery shopping as well as weekly local market for fresh foods.

 Kalkan is the more sophisticated of the two towns with a larger expat population while Kas exhibits a more relaxed bohemian vibe. The towns offer pebbly beaches and boat trips, near by is one of the few areas in Turkey where you can find sandy beaches including Patara Beach which is a spectacular 18km stretch of golden sand, often named as one of the best beaches in the world. Both towns have excellent dining options, with Kalkan hosting more gourmet options, from fresh seafood and meze to more international choices and guaranteed sunset views. There is a vibrant street life with live music and boutique shopping. If you want to venture out you are spoiled for choice with historical ruins, Saklikent Gorge National Park, dive sites, the Greek island of Kastellorizo, iconic Kaputas Beach or kayaking over a sunken ancient city in Kekova, all within less than an hour away. Most properties in the area have pools to dive into after a day exploring and garden space to BBQ in. Kas Villas for sale are often found in the hillside or on the peninsula where a new marina was built in 2011. Kalkan Properties spill down the hillside to the tiny harbor and have the highest return on investment for those wanting to rent out their places during the high season.


Kas and Kalkan's relaxing lifestyle, stunning bay views, quiet ambiance and clear waters are some of the aspects that make them so preferable among foreign buyers. If you are dreaming of whitewashed Kalkan villas cascading down the hills complete with bay views, or Kas apartments for saleset along winding bougainvillea-filled streets and traditional Ottoman-style houses in the center, we will help you find the right place to realize your visions.