With origins as a sleepy fishing village, Kas is a stunning scenic destination on the west coast of Turkey. Kas holidays are spent in a state of pure relaxation, so you can choose to enjoy your time in this quaint town however you wish.
Under two hours from the beautiful city of Fethiye, Kas offers a retreat from the stresses of modern life, close to the sparkling azure waters of the Mediterranean. Spend your days here enjoying a range of activities, from exciting excursions to scuba diving in the crystal clear water.
This relaxed hillside and harbour town is a chance to become a part of this small community that is largely untouched by tourism. Wander through the small boutique stores in town and take home an authentic souvenir of your time here. The Kas Pazar Market is a great place to pick up a bargain, just make sure you remember to haggle to get the best deal.
A must for many visitors is a visit to the Sleeping Man. This mountain in Kas, known as Yatam Adam, resembles a reclining man and is said to watch over the residents of the town. A visit to this mountain is a great opportunity to explore the many caves and beautiful landscape around the town. The unique fauna and views alone make the climb worthwhile.
Coastal excursions are a big draw to those on holiday to Kas. Embark on a private boat tour and witness some of the most gorgeous surrounding islands. Sail on the sparkling azure waters, guided by some of the most experienced crews for a truly special day of swimming, snorkelling and dining.
A peaceful retreat
Compact and easy to navigate on foot, Kas is ideal for those who want to kick back and relax. Local shops and amenities are all located nearby, with many of the hotels found in the heart of Kas, and offer easy access to the beautiful nearby beaches.
For the best views, stay in one of the plush hotels 15 minutes south of the town looking out onto Big Pebble Beach and the glittering Mediterranean Sea. From homely apartments to deluxe hotels overlooking Patara Beach, the welcome variety of accommodation means that your Kas holiday can be perfectly matched to your requirements.
Get active in Kas
A holiday to Kas is every active holidaymaker’s dream and provides so many opportunities to explore the surrounding area. Whether it’s hiking on foot, taking to the water on a boat cruise or embracing the many water sports available there is always something to keep you busy.
Those fascinated by history will enjoy the opportunity to visit the Antiphellos Ruins. This ancient formation offers up a 4th century sarcophagus and a well preserved theatre that is a wonder to behold.
Most suited to those looking for peace and quiet, Kas provides visitors with the opportunity to explore, shop and experience some divine restaurants in the beautiful surroundings of Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. An abundance of small, quiet beaches also make it great place for a family holiday. Take a relaxing scenic walk along the winding road to the nearest beach for a perfect day of fun.