The Happy Hotel is a haven of peace and tranquility situated high above Kalamar Bay just 5 minutes drive from the charming fishing village of Kalkan on the south west coast of ... Continue reading
The Happy Hotel is a haven of peace and tranquility situated high above Kalamar Bay just 5 minutes drive from the charming fishing village of Kalkan on the south west coast of Turkey. Blessed with spectacular panoramic views, this is a great hotel for couples and families offering traditional Turkish hospitality and 50 attractive rooms in various sizes spread over 6 buildings, stylishly furnished with modern amenities. Guests to the Happy Hotel can enjoy Kalamar Beach by taking a steep walk downhill through the sunbathing platforms set into the rocks with sea access.
- Hot tub
- Table tennis
- 24-hour front desk
- Bridal suite
- Car hire
- Currency exchange
- Ironing service
- Luggage storage
- Room service
- Shuttle service (free)
- Tour desk
- Air conditioning
- Family rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
- Safety deposit box
The Happy Hotel features 50 guestrooms in 6 separate buildings including 22 Standard rooms, 10 Deluxe rooms, 8 Garden Suites and 10 Terrace Suites. All the spacious rooms have air conditioning, remote controlled color television, 24 Satellite channels with FM radio reception, Internet access (requires a PC computer or Mac computer with Ethernet port), direct dial phone, mini bar, safety deposit box, balcony or terrace, en suite shower and WC with hairdryer, addressable fire alarm system are some of common features in every room. The vast majority of rooms have magnificent sea views.
Kalkan Village has a beautiful backdrop of the Taurus Mountains with a quaint historic harbour famous for its fresh fish. There is also a selection of specialty shops selling jewellery, crafts and clothes. A Dolmus (buses) service runs on a regular basis to the towns of Kas and Fethiye.
Reception with friendly and helpful staff, car park, meeting room equipped with wide screen plasma display and other technical products, business corner with internet access, air conditioning, private parking, 24 hour room service, laundry service, doctor and baby sitting on request, shoe shine. It is a 1 hour 30 minute transfer from Dalaman airport, 5 minute drive to Kalkan town centre or walking distance 1 km to Kalkan, and a 5 minute walk to Kalamar Beach. A free shuttle to and from town is available at least three times a day.
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The charming Mediterranean holiday resort and fishing town of Kalkan is situated on Turkey's Turquoise Coast, and is sought after by a crowd more in search of atmosphere and charisma than mere fun and sun. Narrow twisting streets, historic Ottoman architecture, shuttered windows and white-washed houses, as well as sweeping views over the harbour and sparkling bay, are part of its unique character.
The genuine friendliness of Kalkan locals is a welcome change from the hassle experienced in most holiday towns. Untouched by mass tourism, Kalkan is small, unspoiled and laid-back, but still has plenty to offer holidaymakers, from beautiful beaches and watersports, to ancient Lycean history and boat cruises. Kalkan also boasts the highest number of restaurants and bars per square metre on the Turkish coast, and is renowned for its rooftop wining and dining opportunities.
Kalkan's main beach is shingled and this may not appeal to many would-be beach-goers but the water sports and activities on offer off these shores still attract thousands of tourists each year. Nearby Kaputas Beach is sandy and much more pleasant for those longing to dig their toes in the sand. Enjoy sailing, jet skiing, water skiing, scuba diving, parasailing and banana boating or discover what lies beneath the crystal clear waters on a snorkelling trip of plunge to the depths and enjoy the marine life on the reefs on a scuba dive. The ruins at Xanthos Valley and the New Acropolis are popular attractions to visit, as is the ancient city of Patara.
There is a high concentration of restaurants in Kalkan, most of which are peppered around the centre of town. There are over 100 restaurants ranging from trendy and market eateries to local lokantas (tavernas) and even rooftop restaurants offering breathtaking views over the harbour and serving a variety of cuisines, including traditional Turkish, locally caught seafood and oodles of Mediterranean favourites, while local meze (similar to tapas), cheese and trout are popular features on restaurant menus. There are a number of eateries offering international cuisine, and they come with an international price tag.
Kalkan's nightlife will keep all types of visitors busy. With plenty of restaurants, cafés, bars and nightclubs to enjoy, the town comes to life after dusk. Head to one of the many rooftop terrace bars for sundowners, listen to a gypsy band while sipping on the local aniseed drink, 'raki', smoke a hookah pipe and recline on Ottoman-style cushions, or enjoy the local ladies putting on a belly dancing show.
Kalkan's Thursday market is a great place to pick up souvenirs and mingle with the locals to get a true reflection of Kalkan life. Gold and silver jewellery, Turkish kilims (hand-woven rugs) and a traditional blue-coloured glass 'evil eye', said to ward off evil spirits, are the main buys when enjoying a little retail therapy in the streets of Kalkan and many of the shops stay open till at least midnight. Another popular purchase is tailor-made suits and other clothing.
Kalkan can often be packed with British tourists and the main beach is shingle so shoes are advised for beach excursions, although the water depth drops off close to the shore, so travellers won't have to walk over the pebbles for long.
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Hotel address : Kalamar Koyu Akdeniz Cad. No:35-41, Kalkan, Antalya, Turkey
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