Kalkan is an enchanting place. Rising from a quaint fishing town, and trading port to an elite sector of Turkey’s real estate and tourism industries, it stands in a league of its own. While other Turkish coastal resorts garnered fame because of their colossal size and round-the-clock atmosphere, Kalkan established a more low-key identity. These days, it’s small size and exclusive, discreet reputation makes it a desirable place for holidays and permanent year-round living.
Kalkan on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey is one of the lesser talked about destinations in the country, yet, it has a hard-core fan base of repeat holidaymakers and expats, who either live there permanently or for half of the year. Even the locals speak English with clear intent and confident knowledge of it as a second language. Find out why foreign expats love living in Kalkan in this blog.
Upmarket Kalkan on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey has the distinct advantage of being close to many of the best tourist attractions and sites in the whole of the country. Holidaymakers and expats enjoy the best of both worlds, the wealth of day trips from Kalkan entertains everyone from the younger, more dynamic generations to the older, slow-paced adults.
The Mediterranean coast of Turkey has everything you can imagine and much more. The ideal weather climate and a comfortable lifestyle all blend together to provide an atmosphere welcoming everyone, young or old. Such is the lure, it is a major holiday destination for many nationalities including Brits, Russians and East Europeans. They visit many of the popular coastal holiday resorts of which one is prestigious Kalkan, belonging to the Antalya province.
Gorgeous Kalkan on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey maintains a discreet reputation on the international travel and property scenes. Often overlooked by the neighbouring, characteristic town of Kas, many tourists also flock to the nearby hubs of Fethiye or Antalya instead. Kalkan remains one of the country’s best-kept secrets, and anyone looking for an abundant lifestyle devoid of hustle and bustle, would fare well to look more into the resort - find out why you should buy a property in Kalkan.
Property investment in Turkey is up by 70% since 2013, a testament to the country's strong economy and the relaxing of property-buying laws. With the rise in investment there's been a corresponding uptick in the number of buy-to-let investors, keen to capitalise on the country's, dynamic young population of renters and the steadily rising tourist numbers.
Beautiful Patara is much more than the eighteen kilometre expanse of sand that attracts thousands of visitors each year. It was also home to an ancient Lycian civilisation - one of the most important centres in the ancient world. Explore the white sands and the ruins of Patara, just a short drive from neighbouring Kalkan or Kas.
What could be nicer than a holiday on the Turkish Mediterranean? A holiday home on the Turkish Mediterranean. A holiday home in Turkey is the perfect escape hatch, a private retreat from the hassles of daily life. Take a look at some of these superb holiday homes around Turkey's south coast. Catering to every budget, and located in diverse locations, there's a holiday home for everyone here.
Much unlike its counterpart in France, the Turkish Riviera is a blend of budget and luxurious lifestyles. Places like Kalkan and Gocek offer some of the most spectacular scenery and lifestyle for those looking for a taste of Turkish charm. This blog takes a look at upmarket living in Kalkan and Gocek and why you need to add these two destinations to your list of places to visit in Turkey.
Kalkan is one of those lovely Turkish towns that you just can't help falling in love with. With its slow pace of life, beautiful old town and wealth of holiday-heavy attractions (beach, great restaurants, upmarket hotels) it's hardly surprising this small Mediterranean spot has such a following. We reveal the things we love about Kalkan - the things that keep people returning year after year after year.
If you’re seeking to rekindle the flames, celebrate an anniversary or spark up a new romance, pack your bags and head for one of Turkey’s many romantic locations. Whether it’s strolling hand in hand by the sea, exploring isolated ruins or dining under the stars, our list of alluring and atmospheric places in Turkey fits any romantic occasion.
Mediterranean Turkey, known as the Turkish Riviera or the Turquoise Coast is one of the most popular areas in Turkey for tourists and expats looking to move to sunny settings to enjoy the impressive range of sandy beaches, modern towns, traditional villages, and historical ruins that you will find in this part of the world. From the busy city of Antalya, to the hill-steeped Kalkan, Mediterranean Turkey is simply the place to be.