Set midway between Dalaman and Antalya Airports, Kas is the perfect base to explore the Lycian region and all it has to offer. With its cobbled streets and picturesque harbour, Kas is the quintessential Turkish holiday village which never fails to charm. History is dotted throughout the town in the form of Lycian and Hellenistic tombs and a prominent Hellenistic amphitheatre dating from the 1st Century BC.
The village is nestled between the Taurus mountains and the sea with a small harbour at the centre of village life. Quaint cobbled streets host a variety of local handicraft shops as well as some more fancy boutique shops where you can pick up some original designs.
The beautiful Cukurbag peninsula is a peaceful haven doted with up-market villas and hotels. This area attracts most of the tourists and has stunning views looking across the waters to Greece or the mountains across the bay.
Although Kas is renowned for its laid back bohemian atmosphere, it is also a centre for extreme sporting activities. Due to its stunning geography and sensational views Kas is one of the top sites in Turkey for paragliding, canyoning and mountain biking. With its crystal clear turquoise waters, Kas also plays host to many diving schools giving divers the chance to explore marine life and underwater ship-wrecks.
Just across the bay from Kas lies the easternmost Greek Island of Kastellorizo (Meis) where you can spend a lazy day trip – have breakfast in Turkey and lunch in Greece!
The new marina at Kas is set to become one of the Mediterraneans most modern marinas, reuniting Kas with its historical maritime identity. With a 472 berthing capacity the harbour can provide mooring facilities for all kinds of boats as well as providing yachters with all the facilities and leisure outlets they need.
Kas is also an ideal base for a walking holiday as much of the Lycian Way walking paths are easily accessible from this area. It is also a fantastic location for exploring the many historical and natural wonders the area has to offer, such as Saklikent, Tlos, Arykanda, Patara, Myra, Kekova and Olympos.
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