Kalkan is a small touristic town in the municipality of Kaş. Kalkan was known as “Kalamaki” until 1920 and is believed to have been established by traders that came from Meis Island. Kalkan, once a small fishing village, now attracts tourists from all over the due to it’s tempting combination of beautiful nature, history and turquoise waters. For this reason, it has become a luxury destination with it’s high class villas and fancy restaurants. With the town based around a small, picturesque harbour, Kalkan, is an important stop for blue cruise boats.