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Introduction

Kaş is a small fishing, diving, yachting and tourist town, and a district of Antalya Province of Turkey, 168 kilometres west of the city of Antalya. As a tourist resort, it is relatively unspoilt.

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Sights and Activities

Scuba Diving

Kas is one of the best 50 dive spots in the world and sure that one of the best in medditerranean. Crystal clear water, many dive types (wreck, cavern, deep, current, reef, wall, night) with nitrox option, dive spots with max 40 minutes away distance from marina.
Anemone Diving Center is located in city center. All level PADI, SSI, CMAS courses, Try Dive, and tailor made dive tours for groups with best price offer.

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Getting There

Kas is located on the south coast of Turkey and with the help of various different types of transportation, you can get to Kas easily.

By Plane

Dalaman Airport (about 170 kilometres) and Antalya Airport (about 200 kilometres) are the main airports that are being used. Dalaman Airport is closer and the road is much better as the way from Antalya Airport has many curves. From Antalya Airport, Kas takes about 4 hours and from Dalaman, it takes about 3 hours with a car.

By Car

Both from Antalya and Fethiye directions, it is easy to get to Kas. The roads are sometimes under construction in order to extend the road network however signs show Kas clearly and it is easy to get to Kas. From major cities like Ankara and Istanbul the road would take minimum 8 hours (even longer for Istanbul).

By Bus

3 bus companies operates daily to Kas from cities like Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir. Also from Fethiye and Antalya directions, minibuses operate almost every half an hour.

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Sleep

There are many different kinds of accommodation available in Kas. Most of the hotels can be considered as mid-range however during the past couple of years, new and modern hotels started appearing.

Budget

PropertyAddressTypePopularity
Ani Motel & HostelRecep Bilgin Cad. No:12 AntalyaHOSTEL87
Ates PensionYeni Camii Caddesi No 3Hostel-
Hilal PensionYeni Camii Sokak No: 7Hostel24
Hotel KayahanKoza Sokak No:9Hotel-
Linda HotelKucuk Cak�l BeachHOTEL-
Meltem PansionAntalyaGuesthouse95
Villa DundarBuyuk Cakil Mah. No:93Hostel-
Hidden Garden Wooden Houses?slamlar yolu üzeri On Islamlar Road-Akbel Kalkan-KasApartment-
Santos PansiyonSülayman yıldırım cad no 4kaş süleyman yıldırım cad no4 kaşGUESTHOUSE42
Kulube Hotel13 Funda Street. Kalamar Bay KalkanHotel-
Hotel SonneYeni Camii yani No.6Hotel-
Aphrodite PansiyonZeytin Sokak Yaka MahallesiGUESTHOUSE-
Can MocampUgur Mumcu Cad. Andifli Mahallesi Yeni MarinaCampsite-
Kekova HotelMilli Guvenlik Caddesi, No:4 Kas, AntalyaHOTEL-
Kas Eco-Organic FarmCukurbag Village, 74GUESTHOUSE-

Upscale

Gardenia Hotel http://www.gardeniahotel-kas.com is located on Kucukcakil area and is one of the best available hotel in Kas. Location of the hotel is only 5 minutes walking distance to town centre and far from the noise of the bars. Beach is located few steps from the hotel and all your needs for an accommodation is available here. Hotel has wireless internet available to its customers free of charge and has a terrace with full sea view for breakfast, dinner or snacks which you can have all day long. Hotel does not accept children under 12 years of age and also mostly chosen by partners or people who are on their honeymoon.

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Keep Connected

Internet

Internet cafes can be found everywhere except small rural villages. The cost of an hour use of internet ranges from 1 YTL to 1.5 YTL. Wireless internet is becoming popular in some cafes in big cities such as Istanbul, Ankara, and Izmir, and at airpots. But in many other places it's still not available, or sometimes at a very high cost.

Phone

See also: International Telephone Calls

Turkey's international country code is 90. Dial 112 for an ambulance anywhere, from any telephone, without a charge. In case of a fire, dial 110; for police, call 155. However, in rural areas there is not a police coverage, so dial 156 for gendarme, a military unit for rural security. All these numbers are free of charge and can be called from a telephone booth without inserting a calling card, or any phone including cell phones.

There are telephone booths owned by Turk Telekom in major parts of cities. public phones now operate with chip telekom cards which are available in 30, 60 or 120 units and can be obtained at post offices, newspaper and tobacco kiosks.
It is estimated that approximately 98% of the population of Turkey lives within the coverage areas of Turkey’s three cell phone line providers. Line providers from most countries have roaming agreements with one or more of these companies. Pre-paid mobile phone SIM cards can be purchased for approximately TRY20-50. These can be purchased at the airport on arrival or from the many outlets in Istanbul and other large cities. Providers include Vodaphone.

Post

PTT is the national post service in Turkey. Services are generally moderately fast but quite reliable. There is an extended price list on the PTT website, where you can see the costs of sending items within Turkey, countries in Europe and further afield. For sending packages one might also use international companies such as DHL and UPS and local companies such as Yurtici Kargo. Post offices bear the distinctive yellow PTT sign and are generally open between 9:00am to 12:00 noon and 1:30pm to 5:00pm from Monday to Friday. Some might keep longer hours or be open during the weekend as well, but this mainly applies to the larger ones or those in central places and tourist areas.

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Coordinates
  • Latitude: 36.199805
  • Longitude: 29.639767

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