Information

  1. Money
  2. Market Day
  3. Weather
  4. Location on Google Map
  5. Flights & Visas
Money

The local currency is Turkish Lira. You will be able to change travellers cheques and Sterling at the local banks or the post office. The banks also offer a cash machine (bankomatics) which will direct you in English.

The majority of restaurants and shops will take major credit cards although they usually add a service charge.

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Market Day

Market day in Kalkan is on Thursday and starts about 8.30am through to 7.00pm. Here you will be able to buy a wide variety of locally grown produce, herbs, spices, honey and cheese. You can also buy a variety of T-shirts, jeans, watches, leather goods and textiles.

Bartering with the local stallholders is all part of the fun and you will be offered Turkish or apple tea at every opportunity.

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Weather
Click for Dalaman, Turkey Forecast

Kalkan has around 300 days of sunshine per year with temperatures ranging from 20 degrees centigrade early in the season, up to 35 degrees during July and August. Towards the end of September and October the temperature begins to cool slightly to a very pleasant 25 degrees.

The sun is strong so a high factor sun block is recommended.

Kalkan Weather

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Temp (c) 15 16 17 20 24 28 31 32 29 26 21 17
Number of Clear Days 7 6 10 12 17 24 28 28 24 15 10 8
Number of Rainy Days 19 15 12 6 3 1 0 0 2 7 10 19

 

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Google Map

View Villa Guzel, Kalkan in a larger map

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Flights & Visas

Direct flights to Dalaman are available from a number of UK airports with a range of charter and economy airlines.

Transfer time from Dalaman airport to Villa Güzel is approximately 1 hr 45 mims. Private transfer can be arranged and will take you directly to the villa in Kalkan.

Dalaman (Each Way) Car 1/3 people £65 Minibus 4/7 £80 Minibus 8/14 £105
Antalya (Each Way) Car 1/3 people £105 Minibus 4/7 £135 Minibus 8/14 £155

Should flights to Dalaman be unavailable you can fly to Antalya. The transfer time from Antalya to Kalkan is approximately 3 hours.

UK visitors to Turkey are required to have a full 10 year passport (5 years for children) which is valid for at least 6 months after your return.

To enter Turkey visitors need an e-Visa from the Republic of Turkey via the Electronic Visa Application System. e-Visas may be obtained on the Internet, cost 20 USD and are valid for 90 days (click here). Beware of other sites for e-Visas as they can be expensive.

Charges for other nationalities vary and you should consult your local travel agency or Turkish consulate for information on the current visa charges.

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