Kaş District Guide

Kaş is located in the west part of Antalya city. The district is a popular tourism destination that takes serious investments at the last years. It is a wonder of the earth where you can spend hours in front of its enchanting view, travel to the past with its historical structure, feel the sweetest tones of the sea and the sun. Kaş, which makes every person’s dream vacation come true, is a district that you will want to go to again and again every time. Kaş is approximately 190 km from Antalya center. Turkey extends along the southern coast and the coast length is 70 km. Meis Island, located in the Mediterranean opposite Kas, creates a magnificent view for those in Kaş.

The people of Kaş earn their living from hostels, hotels, motels, etc. for tourism purposes. Most of the people of the district have lands in the highland villages. The important fresh vegetables, fruits and flowers of our country are produced in the plains and plateaus. In the winter months, the production is carried out in greenhouses and marketed inside and outside. It is also an important agricultural input in apple production in high and mountainous areas. It is also an important source of income in fishing.

Check out the most comprehensive Kaş district guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Kaş” or “How to get to Kaş ?” in this guide.

District name Kaş
City Antalya
Population 59,716
Population Density 34/km2
Pop. Growth Rate 1,90 %
Surface Area 2,23 km2
Number of Neighborhood 53

Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Kaş? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Kaş, there is only one state hospital named as Kaş State Hospital.

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If you are looking for real estate for sale in Kaş or real estate for rent in Kaş , you are on the right page. As of the end of July 2020 in Antalya, Kaş district, the prices of houses for sale increased by 27.63% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 150 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Antalya province Kaş district as of the end of July 2020 were Andifli, Kalkan, Ağullu, Bayındır, Çukurbağ in order.

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Accommodation in Kaş has been so easy at the last years. Thanks to being an important tourism and culture center of Antalya, Kaş is preferred by both local and foreign tourists for summer tourism every year. As a result of that, you can find a lot of tourism facilities, hotels and guesthouses in all parts of the district.

You will find the answers of the “Best places to visit in Kaş” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Kaş” questions in this guide. Phellos, the main settlement in the region, is an ancient city that dates back to 700 BC on a hill overlooking the surrounding mountainous region. Antiphellos, or Kaş today, is the place that functions as the port of Phellos, which means “rocky place” in Greek. Patara Ancient City and Patara Beach are the most popular destinations of Kaş. The ancient city, which is 40 km away from the center of Kaş, was established on a large area near Gelemiş Village. Patara Lighthouse, which is considered one of the oldest lighthouses in the world, has survived for 2000 years and is located in this ancient city. The ancient city, which ends with Patara beach, which has the title of the most beautiful beach in the world, has many more national features. 

Büyük Çakıl Beach is an important beach located in Kaş district. It is a quiet and uniquely beautiful beach located in a bay about 2 km east of the town. As the name suggests, the beach, which is full of pebbles, has cold water due to its spring waters. Kekova, also known as Geyikova, is located near Demre district of Antalya, but transportation is provided from Kaş. The island, which has an area of 4.5 km2, is only visited for tourism purposes. Kekova has an image that fascinates visitors due to the historical ruins that have been submerged by earthquakes and underground movements. Finally, we should mention about Kalkan. The beauty and length of the beaches in Kalkan are some of the most attractive features of Kalkan in recent years. Kalkan is a place where especially those who want to have a quiet holiday can rent a villa and enjoy the view of nature and the sea in the villa pool or spend time on the magnificent beaches of Kalkan.

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If you are coming from abroad, Antalya Gazipaşa or Muğla Dalaman Airport will be the best solution for you. It’s possible to find direct flights from many important cities of the world today to Antalya. On the other hand, you can use road transportation to visit Kaş. It’s very easy to find direct bus lines to Antalya from many important cities of Turkey.