Antalya Kas is one of the most beautiful counties of Antalya province. County center is located between the sea and the mountains and it has a population of 55.000. Kaş gets more popular day by day with its many touristic atrractions.
Kaş's history dates back to ancient times and it's inheritor of Lycian civilization. Istlada, Apollonia, Isinda, Kyaenai, Tysse and Xanthos which is ancient capital city of Lycia are only some of important ancient settlements around Kaş. Ancient name of Kaş is Antiphellos. This name is transformed to 'Andifli' in Turkish and still used among the inhabiters.
Büyük Çakıl beach, Küçük Çakıl beach, Akçagerme beach and Limanağzı beach are some of the beaches near Kaş. Kaputaş beach, Kekova island, small town Demre which is home of St Nicholas church, Patara beach, Kalkan and Yeşilköy village can be visited during a vacation in Kaş. This region is also developed in terms of water sports, underwater archeology and scuba diving. You can find diving schools. Also you can join glass-bottomed boat tours to Kekova and see underwater during the tour; this is a very enchanting experience.
Just 2.1 kilometers off Kaş coast, there is Castellorizo island of Greece. This island is quite small and the populaiton is under even 1000. You can reach the island from Kaş by boat. Yacht charter Turkey.