Kalkan is built on a steep hillside that's dotted with whitewashed houses and sweet-smelling bougainvillaeas that gently slope down to the bay. Its bohemian feel offers loads of romanticism and its proximity to a list of historical sites and its stunning shore and offshore beauty make it an ideal place to visit. On average Kalkan delivers 300 days of sunshine per year and it's white sandy beaches like Patara and Kaputas beach transform the area into a tourist mecca during the summer.

Voted as the best tourist destination in Europe by London's The Guardian, Kalkan really does have so much to offer. There are a variety of water sports on offer as well as a bundle day trips to surrounding sites, such as Saklikent Gorge, ancient Lycian cities and Emerald Lake.