One of the most beautiful scenic areas in Turkey is Kalkan; this picturesque historic town is found on the Mediterranean Coastline overlooking a stunning bay and is world renowned for its amazing panorama. Kalkan is often referred to as a gem in Turkeys crown and for good reason, this popular upmarket town has enchanting narrow streets which lead down to the bay where you can marvel at the clear turquoise sea whilst taking in the scenic views.
For most, Kalkan ticks all the boxes yes it’s true you will pay more for a property there as it’s a desired location and they do say location, location, location is everything, but they are worth every penny. Beautiful white washed houses are adorned with bougainvillea giving wonderful splashes of vibrant colours including hot pinks and deep purples.
If you love to sunbathe and you’re a beach lover then you won’t be disappointed as Kalkan has some of the most beautiful beaches in Turkey that include Kaputas beach and Patara beach. There are beach clubs galore where you can not only chill and take in your tranquil surroundings you can enjoy super snacks and a cocktail or two, why not? You deserve it!
For the more adventurous, on the bay you can find a whole host of water sports including scuba diving; speed boat trips, water skiing, wake boarding and mono-skiing, Jet Ski and paddle boarding to numerous inflatables for the youngsters amongst you. Kalkan also offers a great shopping experience, whether its ceramics or intricate carved wood pieces, fine art prints and original work, many are by local artists. There are some fabulous jewellery shops showcasing dazzling diamonds and stunning gold bangles, bracelets, necklaces and rings.
Once an old fishing town is now home to a very pretty harbour with an array of very good restaurants, cafes and bars and of course fresh fish is a speciality locally caught it has got to be the dish of the day. At night the harbour and surrounding areas come alive with acoustic guitars creating a rather romantic mood to enjoy a glass of bubbly or dine Al fresco where you can sit and relax and immerse yourself in the wonderful ambience. After a delicious meal and a stroll around the harbour why not put you’re dancing shoes on and visit one of the many clubs or head straight over to a cocktail bar where jazz is definitely on the menu.
Kalkan offers a unique experience, it caters for everyone and children are not left out with the fabulous beaches and beach clubs available, however, it appeals more to couples and friends. Most visitors prefer to rent a private apartment or villa as it gives them space, freedom of movement and privacy. This is very good news for investors in Kalkan properties as they can make very healthy rental returns on their holiday homes when not using for themselves. Why not discover Kalkan today? I can promise you, you will return time and time again.