Kalkan beach clubs

Kalkan has one stony main beach near the harbour and old town and then many "beach clubs". Technically they are not beaches. but clubs set into the bottom of the mountain side, complete with paved platform terraces and gardens, and they offer everything from swimming and sunbathing, to water sports and restaurant facilities. You can spend a whole day at a beach club entertaining the family and  it is the perfect place to experience the Mediterranean, whether you're swimming, snorkelling or just watching the world go by from the terrace. Sunbathe, swim, or just have fun; there is plenty for all to enjoy. Each club has its own entrance fee/ terms and conditions so please check.

Mahal Beach Club - closest to the villa and our favourite! Barefoot luxury and just WOW. Built on the site of Kalkan’s first and oldest beach club, Likya Beach   – it consists of platforms built into the hillside  under the shade of olive trees. There are ladders and platforms which take you down into the deep water. Sun beds and parasols are dotted around on stone platforms connected by stone steps. Mahal is not recommended for families with small children.  To the left of Kalkan bay, further up the coast, Villa Mahal Beach Club offers a waterside restaurant and water sports. Sunbathing platforms lined with olive trees offer space to relax and soak up the sun, and ladders from the terraces go straight into the sea. There is a water taxi from the harbour which takes you across to Mahal and there is a charge for hiring sun beds.   A restaurant provides refreshments throughout the day and water sports are available. This is one of the closest beach clubs to Kisla Falls. 

Zest Beach Club - second  favourite. Just go. You will need a car to get here. See their tripadvisor reviews here

Indigo Beach Club Situated on the rear of Kalkan harbour wall, Indigo Beach offers some great views of the harbour and village.  Numerous water sports are available, and the restaurant provides a good selection of lunches and refreshments.Indigo beach club is walkable from the old town. Indigo is a modern beach club with a restaurant, sunbed platforms and water sports and there is an entrance fee. The upper terrace holds the restaurant and the lower terrace, with direct access into the sea, has sunbeds and parasols. A great place for a late afternoon drink watching the boats coming back to harbour. Water sports are available to book such as ringoes, banana boat & jet skis.

Kalamar Beach Club - Take a taxi to Kalamar Beach Club and the club will pay the fare for you but you pay a fee per person to include use of sunbed and parasol, showers, pedalos and kayaks.  Food and drink are reasonably priced, and this beach club is especially popular with families with children or young adultsThe Kalkan Dive Centre www.kalkandiving.com and Aristos Water Sports www.kalkanwatersports.com can be found here, offering everything from scuba diving to jet skis and private boat hire to trampolines.

Palm Beach Club  is a lovely beach club is situated on the far side of Kalkan Bay.  There is a large wooden decked sunbathing area, hammocks, cushioned platforms amongst grassed areas, easy to find a nice spot to relax.  Lovely restaurant for a lazy lunch or if you feel more energetic swim out to the water trampoline, or take advantage of the many water sports on offer in the peak summer time.ust across from the harbour, Palm Beach Club is a contemporary, family friendly club with a restaurant and bar facilities. Free water taxis operate from the harbour during the day, and they also offer free taxi pick up and return from your accommodation in Kalkan. They will open a tab for you when you arrive and the sunbed charge will be put onto the tab.  There are platforms for sunbathing, cushioned sunloungers, table tennis, shower facilities and they offer a range of watersports. A trampoline in the warm sea keeps children entertained throughout the day and weekly BBQ evenings with fresh fish and a choice of meat bring families together. It is a great place to watch the sunset behind the mountains and Kalkan light up in the evening whilst enjoying a chilled glass of wine or a cool Efes. This beach club is reached by water taxi down at the harbour, this is a free shuttle service.

Patara Beach club This is one of the largest beach clubs, with shoreline sunbathing platforms, two sea water swimming pools (including an adult only pool) and a sea front restaurant. Visitors can get a water taxi from the harbour and they will take you straight to the beach club (there is a charge for the taxi and for the use of the club facilities). 

Yali Beach Club. Located next to Caretta Caretta, there are a great range of water sports on offer here and a lovely cafe serving food and drinks. Swimming is accessed via ladders which lead from the rock platforms down into the water.You will pay a charge per person for the sun beds, parasols and towel but the cost of sun beds is deducted if you eat and drink at the Beach Club.With a restaurant, bar, sun beds and beautiful views across the bay, Tte Yali beach club is a great place to spend a day chilling out. Perched on the rocky mountainside above the water, this beach club boasts swimming platforms with direct access to the beautiful clear blue sea, comfortable sun loungers and an Ottoman seating area where you can hide away in the shade with a glass of chilled wine. It is just a 5-10 minute walk from the Likya Residence Hotel and Spa, so when you feel like spending a day by the sea without the sand on your feet, take a short stroll down the hill and experience peace and tranquillity at its best. The platforms are made of decking and they are set at different levels for added privacy. The beach club is open 7 days a week from morning until night and the restaurant serves everything from breakfast to evening meals.

There are beach clubs in Kisla - Kalkan Beach Park whose tripadvisor profile is here and Green Beach Club whose tripadvisor profile is here. we like them both for different reasons - try them for 

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