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Places to Visit and Things to Do in and Around Kalkan 

Patara Beach
Ruins Patara
Fish Market
Islamlar
Bezirgan
Mud Bath
Boat Trip
Hamman
Lake Gombe
Quad Biking
Meis Greece
Myra
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Scuba Diving
Kekova
Kaputas Beach
Paragliding
Jeep Safari
Tlos
Oludeniz
Kavakoy
Saklikent Gorge
Saklikent Gorge
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1.    Patara Beach - 18km of golden sands backed by the dunes and the Taurus mountains

2.    Ruins at Patara - the ruins of ancient Patara nestle behind the sand dunes, a wonderful historical site.

3.    Fish Market at Fethiye - buy your fresh fish and have it cooked and brought straight to the table.

4.    Trout Farms and Restaurants at Islamlar high up in the hills behind Kalkan - well worth a visit!

5.    Bezirgan Village - a traditional small rural Turkish village

6.    Mud Bath - Get down and dirty!

7.    Daily Boat Trips from Kalkan around the bay and beyond. Not to be missed!

8.    Hamman - a traditional Turkish Bath, a truly unique experience guaranteed to leave you feeling wonderful.

9.    Gombe Lake - take a jeep safari through the high plains of Antolia to the tranquil water of Gombe Lake.

10.  Quad Biking - a great way to see the sights

11.  Meis - Greece Island only a 30 minute boat ride from Kas - Charming little place!

12.  Myra - visit the ruins, rock chambers, Acropolis and St Nicholas Church

13.  Xanthos - The ruins of Xanthos and ampitheartre - a relaxing and photengic place

14.  Jet Ski and Speedboat Hire - take an exhilerating trip around Kalkan Bay

15.  Scuba Diving 

16.  Kekova - the sunken city!  Can be visited by boat or by sea kayak 

17.  Kaputas Beach one of the most photagraped beaches and just outside Kalkan on the way to Kas - Stunning!

18.  Paragliding over Kalkan for the ultimate views and adrenalin rush.

19.  Jeep Safari to Xanthos, Saklikent and Patara  

20.  Tlos- ancient remains include Lycian tombs, Roman baths and a crumbling amphitheater.

21.  Oludeniz - A beautiful sheltered (and protected) lagoon beside a lush national park, a long spit of sandy beach

22.  Kayakoy - The ghost town (A Turkish ghost town abandoned in a population exchange with Greece)

23.  Saklikent Gorge - known as “Hidden Valley” or The Lost City. Icy cold waters.  Gorge walk can be slippery in places.

24.  Saklikent Gorge a great place to have a cold beer or  a lunch of freshly cooked trout