Kalkan is an old fishing town, which averages of 300 days of sunshine a year. It's famous for its white-washed houses, descending to the sea, and its brightly colored bougainvilleas. With many remains of ancient civilizations, Kalkan is the ideal resort for those who prefers calm and relaxation, enjoy the natural beauty of the cleanest seashores, of rough mountains covered with pine forests, and also for those who want to explore the remains of the ancient Lycian cities in the neighborhood.
As the sun sets, Kalkan style is to go up to the rooftop terraces for a relaxing drink before dinner taking in the comings and goings of the yachts in the bay, the business of the marina and the panoramic view. Kalkan has fine air and it has become a popular centre for tourism.