Kas

Holiday in Kas – All Details About Antalya Kas

Antalya is one of the touristic cities with its beaches, nature and historical buildings. Kas district, located in the west of Antalya: It is one of the most beautiful places in the Mediterranean region. Kas, which is 170 km away from the center of Antalya, is close to Demre and Fethiye. The trio of sea, sun and sand is among the indispensables of holidays. Kas is very famous for places to visit and beaches.

Apart from its beaches, Kas is also very beautiful with its nature. For this reason, Antalya Kas hotels host countless tourists every year. Kas offers different accommodation options to holidaymakers, just like its attractions and beaches. You can have a wonderful and unforgettable holiday with your loved ones by coming to Kas.

Holiday Areas Near the Sea in Kas, Antalya

Kas is one of the most popular holiday destinations that come to mind when it comes to holiday. We have listed holiday destinations close to the sea in Kas for you.

Gelemis: Gelemis, one of the touristic regions of Kas district, is one of the holiday regions both close to the sea and famous for the ancient city of Patara. It is approximately 40 km from the center of Kas. Also, Gelemis is very beautiful with its nature. Finally, Gelemis: It is about 60 Km from Fethiye and 40 Km from Saklikent canyon.

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Gelemis – Picture: Patara ancient city

Kalkan: It is one of the touristic places of Kas district. Apart from the historical places to visit around Kalkan, Kalkan is famous for its beaches. You can easily reach Phellos Ancient City, Antiphellos Ancient City, Aperlai Ancient City, Isinda Ancient City and Letoon Ancient City from Kalkan and enjoy your holiday in the clean and clear waters of the Mediterranean. It is approximately 40 km from the center of Kas.

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Shield

Bayindir: It is connected to Kas district and is highly appreciated by local and foreign tourists for its nature. It is divided into two areas, the plateau and the coast. There are many activities to do in Bayindir. You can walk along the coastline, ride a bike, and have a pleasant time in the sitting areas.

You can swim in the clean, clear and cool waters of Buyukcakil beach. You can enjoy the sun, buy your necessities from the businesses in the region and have a pleasant time. The surface of the beach has small stones. You can use sea shoes if you wish. The sea floor, unlike the beach surface, consists of fine sand.

Bayindir
Bayindir

Andifli: In Andifli, which is the center of Kas district, there are mostly entertainment venues where you can have fun. Access to all directions is quite easy from this region. Andifli is also famous for its bazaar for shopping.

Andifli
Andifli

Cukurbag Peninsula: As the name suggests, it is the peninsula of Kas district. The peninsula has calmer and different beaches compared to other areas of the district. Apart from the beaches, there are also various historical buildings in the peninsula. On this peninsula, you can both have a sea holiday and visit historical buildings.

Cukurbag Peninsula - Cukurbag Peninsula
Cukurbag Peninsula 

Places to Visit in Kas

Kas offers many natural and historical areas as places to visit. With its beaches and historical buildings, Kas is a holiday paradise for tourists.

Kas Places to visit
Kas Places to visit – Picture: Patara ancient city

We have listed the places you can visit in Kas for you, here is the list of places to visit in Kas:

  • Patara Ancient City
  • Xanthos Ancient City
  • Antiphellos Ancient City
  • King’s Tomb
  • Long Bazaar

We have prepared many articles where you can get detailed information about the historical buildings you can visit in Kas. If you wish, you can check out these articles.

Nearby Attractions

If you are looking for different places to visit near Antalya Kas district, you can evaluate the following options.

  1. Demre District: It is approximately 40 km away from Kas district. In Demre district, especially the ancient city of Myra, St. Nicholas Church are some of the best tourist attractions to visit. You can check our article about places to visit in Demre.
  2. Mugla Seydikemer district: The distance between Seydikemer and Kas is approximately 60 km. Saklıkent canyon, located in Seydikemer district, is one of the most beautiful canyons in Turkey. You can go to the canyon by private car or tour companies.

Beaches and Bays in Kas

Kas beaches and bays: Some beaches of the district consist of only sand, while some beaches consist of both sand and pebbles. In some beaches, besides swimming and sunbathing, you can participate in many different activities such as diving, boat tours, parasailing.

Beaches and Bays in Kas
Beaches and Bays in Kas – Picture: Kaputas Beach

Popular beaches and coves in Kas

  • Patara beach
  • Kaputas beach
  • Buyukcakil beach
  • Kucukcakil beach
  • Incebogaz beach
  • Akcagerme beach
  • Seyrekcakil beach
  • Limanagzi beach
  • incebogaz beach
  • aquarium bay and beach
  • hidayet bay and beach
  • inonu bay and beach

Activities to Do in Kas

When it comes to activities that can be done in Kas, the first thing that comes to mind is boat tours. You can also participate in water sports. If you like adventure sports, you can participate in activities such as paragliding in Kas. Kas district: It is one of the recommended places in Antalya for paragliding. Apart from this, there is Olympos cable car in Kemer and paragliding in Alanya.

boat trips
boat trips

We have listed the activities you can do in Kas:

  • Free diving
  • Scubadiving
  • Kano
  • boat tours
  • Different ancient city tours
  • paragliding
  • ATV tour
  • Caravan and tent camping
  • mountain bike tour

Accommodation Options in Kas

Kas district is one of the best preferred holiday regions in Antalya. It is very beautiful with its nature and beaches. There are historical places in Kas. Therefore, it is one of the preferred places for historical and cultural trips. There are different hotel options in Kas. Most of them are small boutique hotels. In addition, villa-style rental houses are among the accommodation options. Rental villas with sea views are mostly preferred by crowded families. Apart from this, there are bungalow houses.

  • Aparthotels
  • Boutique hotels
  • hostels
  • Five-star and three-star hotels
  • bungalow hotels
  • Villa hotels

You can enjoy your holiday in Kas by choosing the hotel concept you want with reasonable price options. If you wish, you can have a pleasant holiday against the sea by choosing hotel concepts close to the sea, or you can have a peaceful holiday in nature by choosing bungalow hotel concepts.

Accommodation Options - Konaklama
Accommodation Options

Nightlife in Kas

Since Kas is one of the holiday regions, there are various entertainment venues and restaurants within the boundaries of the district for local and foreign tourists to have fun.

Although most of the entertainment venues that shape the nightlife of Kas are close to the district center, there are also entertainment venues close to the sea. While some of these venues function only as bars, others function as both cafes and bars.

If you wish, you can enjoy dancing with your friends in entertainment venues and cafes until the morning. Fish restaurants are very popular in Kas. In addition, many of these restaurants are held in various entertainments. Many of them are very close to the sea.

Nightlife in Kas - Nightlife
Nightlife in Kas

Food and Drink in Kas

Since Kas is in the province of Antalya and in the Mediterranean, there is naturally a food culture unique to both Antalya and the Mediterranean. We have listed Kas dishes, which you can enjoy with great pleasure , as well as their drinks and desserts:

  • Pumpkin Dessert with Tahini (Tahinli Kabak Tatlısı)
  • Salad with Tahini (Tahinli Piyaz)
  • shish meatballs (Şiş Köfte)
  • Hibes (It is one of the flavors of Antalya. It is a kind of appetizer made with tahini, lemon, garlic and cumin.)
  • Eggplant jam (Patlıcan Reçeli)
  • Fish dishes mixed with various appetizers 
  • Pomegranate juice (Nar Suyu)
  • Orange juice (Portakal Suyu). Antalya’s Finike district is famous for its oranges.
Food and Drink in Kas
Food and Drink in Kas – Picture: Salad with Tahini

Shopping in Kas

Long Bazaar (Uzun Çarşı) If you want to buy something for yourself and various gifts for your loved ones after your holiday in Kas, you can visit the shops in long bazaar. The long bazaar is one of the famous places in Kas and Antalya.

Many people usually buy clothing, necklaces and bracelets, as well as items such as loincloths, Lycian carpets, and glass works of art.

Shopping in Kas
Shopping in Kas

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