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1. Relax at Kaputas Beach

Relax at Kaputas Beach
4.0 /5

18 km
from city center
1 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

Kaputas Beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Turkey for its clear turquoise Mediterranean waters, golden, fine sand, and a metre-high cliff. It has a breathtaking landscape, an ideal destination for those who love swimming and sunbathing. Located between Kas and Kalkan, you can also visit the beach on a yacht or cruise. The beach is also home to some 250 endangered plants.

2. Kayak Over Sunken Ruins in Kekova

Kayak Over Sunken Ruins in Kekova
4.3 /5

20 km
from city center
2 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

Kekova, or Caravola, is an island near Demre known for its ancient and mysterious sunken city. The region covers half-submerged remains of a sunken Lycian town and some remains from the Byzantine era. Swimming, snorkelling, diving, and jet-ski rides are forbidden here. However, you can board chartered boats to enjoy a good view of the ruins, which are clearly visible only a few metres below the clear waters.

3. Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

1 km
from city center
3 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

Although Kas has some of the most underrated diving spots in the Mediterranean sea, it offers various diving options, from wreck diving to cave diving and swimming through canyons and tunnels. The water of these diving spots is crystal clear. The temperature is around 27-30°C in the months of September and October. Dolphins, Mediterranean monk seals and other indigenous migrant species can sometimes be spotted.

4. Watch Sunset from Antiphellos Theatre

Watch Sunset from Antiphellos Theatre
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0 km
from city center
4 out of 20
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The Antiphellos Theatre is an ancient structure that overlooks the Kas port and bay. It was located in the city of Antiphellos in Lycia. It was built in the 1st century BC and has a seating capacity of 4000 people. The views of the bay and mountains from the top-tier seating are spectacular. It is also a beautiful spot to watch the sunset.

5. Canyoning

Canyoning

0 km
from city center
5 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

Canyoning can be defined as navigating through a fast-flowing mountain stream wearing a gorge using techniques including climbing, sliding, abseiling and jumping. This is a 1-day activity and can be done from Cyprus canyon in Kas. The operation of the activity depends on the season and the water level in the canyon.

6. Shopping at Uzun Bazaar

Shopping at Uzun Bazaar

0 km
from city center
6 out of 20
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Located in the heart of Kasy, Uzun Bazaar or Uzun Çarşı Caddesi offers a full-fledged local shopping experience to tourists. From designer clothing outlets and jewellery to Lycian carpets, glass artwork and souvenirs, the market displays the town’s vibrant culture and history through its products. The vendors are extremely sweet and the cobblestone streets provide an aesthetic touch to the scene.

7. Explore Tomb of Kings at Kral Mezari

Explore Tomb of Kings at Kral Mezari

0 km
from city center
7 out of 20
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The Kral Mezari or Tombs of the Kings located in Cyprus, Kas, is an ancient necropolis with tombs that date back to the 4th century BC. The tombs were carved into hard limestone rocks and although no king is buried at the site, it is named Kral Mezari because of its majestic architecture. Mounted vertically on the skirts of Amasya Castle, it is known that there were about 21 tombs of various sizes, however, only a few of them have survived.

8. Blue Grotto

Blue Grotto

19 km
from city center
8 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

A magnificent sea cave on the Greek islands of Kastellorizo, called the Blue Grotto, is just a boat ride from Kas. The water is crystal clear, but swimming in the Grotto is prohibited. The trip takes about 1 hour, and one may need to check the visa requirements applicable to his/her nationality. Ticket costs are usually included in the chosen boat service or cruise fees.

9. Boat Tour to Aperlai Ancient City

Boat Tour to Aperlai Ancient City

6 km
from city center
9 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

Aperlai is an ancient Lycian port city with massive city walls submerged in the Mediterranean waters. The ancient ruins are glorious to look at with some parts of the wall still visible. It is located at the beginning of a long and narrow bay on the Sıcak Peninsula between Kas and Kekova. Aperlai is popular among tourists for its boat tours on a yacht from either Kas or Üçağız. Unlike other places historical in Kas, in Aperlai swimming and snorkelling are allowed.

10. Hike The Lycian Way

Hike The Lycian Way

96 km
from city center
10 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

A 500 km ancient road, the Lycian Way starts near Dalaman and runs along the coast to Antalya. The hike can take several days, depending on how many trails and attractions you want to cover. The main attractions of the walk include breathtaking coast views, Patara beach, Oludeniz's Blue Lagoon, and rock-hewn Lycian tombs. Although this is a moderately difficult hike, taking shelter or staying in the beautiful towns along the Way is recommended, such as Patara, Grey Village, Kabak, and Fethiye.

11. Kalekoy Harbour

Kalekoy Harbour

30 km
from city center
11 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

Kalekoy Harbour is located along a small Lycian village of ancient Simena that is only accessible by boat from the nearby ports. Although the village is secluded, it has gorgeous white stone houses, cobblestone streets, and small walled gardens with fruit trees. The highlight of the harbour is the sunken city of Kekova and the ruined Genoese fortress.

12. Explore Ancient City of Cyaneae

Explore Ancient City of Cyaneae
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0 km
from city center
12 out of 20
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Cyaneae or Kyaneai is an ancient town of Lycia famous for its rock tombs and groups of sarcophagi. It is situated on the southern coastal tip of Turkey on a plateau surrounded by rocky slopes. The historical writings and inscriptions suggest that three different sites, namely Yarvu, Tousa and Ghiouristan, combine to form Cyaneae.

13. Merkez Camii

Merkez Camii

0 km
from city center
13 out of 20
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Kas Merkez Mosque is one of the most famous mosques in Kas. Located only a short distance from the town centre in Kas, it is adorned with a large dome and a chandelier that add to the architecture of the place. The mosque offers a breathtaking view of the Kaz Turkey Sea.

14. Hiking at Saklikent Canyon

Hiking at Saklikent Canyon

37 km
from city center
14 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

Saklikent Canyon or the Hidden City is located in the Saklikent National Park in Muğla Province, Seydikemer. It is the longest canyon in the country and one of the deepest in the world with a depth of 300m and a length of 18km! There are two hiking trails of different difficulty levels along with natural mud ponds along the trail and Gizlikent waterfall nearby, making it perfect for adventure junkies.

15. Simena

Simena

38 km
from city center
15 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

Simena, also known as Kaleköy in Turkey, is an ancient village located near Kas. It can only be accessed by boat, and the journey to the village is serene. The village is guarded by a centuries-old fortress that boasts ancient temple ruins. The village can be treated as a day trip from Kas and other popular tourist attractions.

16. Paragliding

Paragliding

94 km
from city center
16 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

Paragliding in Kas has to be one of the most overwhelming experiences one can have. Ölüdeniz is popular for having one of the highest number of commercial take-off points in the World, and the views from the flight over beaches and stunning, with 360 turns and wingovers, are breathtaking. The flight may last up to 45 minutes, depending on the weather.

17. See Loggerhead Turtles at Patara Beach

See Loggerhead Turtles at Patara Beach
4.2 /5

35 km
from city center
17 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

Patara Beach, located west of Kalkan town, is a beautiful white sand beach which brings together scenic Mediterranean waters and Turkish history. It is popular for sunset views, walking, swimming and surfing. Loggerhead turtles have been laying eggs here for over 40 million years now and can be spotted at the beach.

18. Hellenistic Theatre

Hellenistic Theatre
3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
18 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

The Hellenistic Theatre is a horseshoe-shaped amphitheatre in Kas with typical features of an ancient Greek theatre. Built in the 1st century BC and restored 300 years later, the round orchestra of the theatre was once used by the choir and can seat around 4,000 spectators. The view from the top tier of the seating area is breathtaking.

19. Akcagerme Beach

Akcagerme Beach
3.9 /5

5 km
from city center
19 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

The Akcagerme Beach is a public beach known for its beautiful views and shallow waters. It is located 4km west of Kas, Antalya. Umbrellas, canopies, and sunbeds are available on the beach. Facilities like showers, bathrooms, restaurants, and cafes are also available. Though small, the Akcagerme Beach is ideal for a picnic, swimming, and lazing on the warm sands.

20. Tugra Art Gallery

Tugra Art Gallery
3.8 /5

0 km
from city center
20 out of 20
Things To Do in Kas

Tugra Art Gallery is a gift shop in Andifli known for quality souvenirs and unique hand-made products. The gallery has diverse souvenirs of Turkish culture like bowls, tiles, colourful ceramics, lamps, fabrics, jewellery, chandeliers, copper and silver pots, and bedspreads among others. The souvenirs are handcrafted by local Turkish artists.

FAQs on Kas

How can I commute within Kas?

This place is not too big and hence you can cover most of it by walking. However, in case you want then there are scooters available on rent and there are mini-buses which can carry you to some location downtown.
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