We have arranged a guide below for the most frequently asked questions by our customers.You can read the questions and answers below by clicking on the title you want to get information about. If you couldn't find any answer to your question please do not hesitate to contact us via telephone on +90 242 844 39 88 or via e-mail:info@tigervillas.com  If you require you contact us via our 7/24 service line: +90 530 523 48 46.

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How many years have you been doing this business?

We are in this bussiness since 2011.

Is Tiger Villas part of an another company?

Yes.Tiger Villas is part of Serter Group which is a local company in Kalkan since 2011.

What Services does Tiger Villas provide?

Tiger Villas is a easy way to book your nearly whole holiday.

We provide;

*Holiday rentals to find your accomodations
*Airport transfers to travel from airport comfortably
*Car hire to find economic and well-conditioned vehicles
*Daily excursions to explore whats around Kalkan
*Boat trips to get relaxed for a day in your holiday

Which one is the easiest way to contact you?

You can contact us via;

*Emailig to info@tigervillas.com
*Call: 0090 531 591 47 06 or 0090 242 844 39 88.
*Messaging on Facebook to Tiger Villas page
*Whatsapp:0090 531 591 47 06

How do I search for a holiday rental?

There are 2 options you can use to search for the most suitable holiday rental for you.

1-You can use search widget located on the homepage with choosing your check in and check out dates and number of people and just click ‘Search’
2-You can click on ‘Villas’ or ‘Apartments’ on our main menu on the top of the page, and can filter our rentals after you get the search results according to your needs.

How do I know if the holiday rental is pet friendly?

You can find out if the rental owner let you to bring your pet on the features of the rental’s detail page.

How do ı find out more information ?

How do ı find out more information about the rental?

You can contact us to get more details about the holiday rental you’d like to book / have booked.

How do I know ıf ı will pay any extra cost for the rental?

No. You are going to pay what you see on rental page price list for your duration in the villa.

If you ask for extra services (cleaning, maid service, babysitter,airport transfer,car hire,boat trip eg.), then you need to pay them as an extra cost.

How do I know if the rental is suitable for disabled people?

You can find out if the holiday rental suitable for disable people on the features of the rental’s detail page.

Where is Kalkan situated?

Kalkan is located on the Southern Mediterranean coast, known as the Turquoise or Lycian coast. Kalkan is 87km to the west of Fethiye and 27km to the East of Kas.

What is the nearest airport to Kalkan?

Dalaman (also known as Mugla Airport) is the nearest airport and is only around 1hour 20 minutes' drive from Kalkan. You can also fly into Antalya, however, the drive is around 2 hours 30 minutes.There is a restriction on liquids contained in hand luggage, just as there is departing UK airports.

What is the nightlife like in Kalkan?

Kalkan's Old Town comes alive at night with the buzz of many cafes, restaurants and bars. There are no nightclubs as such but there are a number of bars in the Old Town and on the Harbour front which usually stay open until the last customer of the evening leaves. The music bars are small and intimate, playing a wide mix of music to cater for all tastes and ages and some have small dance floors. Because of Kalkan's strict code, a large amount of noise from the bars is avoided.

What are the restaurants like in Kalkan?

Kalkan is said to have the highest number of restaurants and bars per square metre on the Turkish coast. Kalkan is particularly renowned for roof top dining, with many restaurants and cafes having large roof terraces where you can enjoy your meal while watching the sunset.

Would you recommend hiring a car in Kalkan?

There are many places of interest situated around Kalkan. Hiring a car can open up a different experience and help you make the most of Kalkan. However, it is not always essential to hire a car as there are plenty of things to explore which are walking distance, depending on where you stay, and there is public transport available. The speed limit in Kalkan is 50km (30 miles) per hour in built up areas and rises to 90km (56 miles) per hour on motorways and open roads. If you are unfortunate enough to have an accident or your car is damaged in any way, it is necessary to call the Police to the scene before moving the vehicle as the insurance is void without a Police report. You must also contact our local car rental partner immediately and take a photograph (if possible) before doing anything else. You will need to carry your passport and drivers licence along with the vehicle documentation and licence (normally found in the glove compartment of drivers sun visor). The Jandarma (traffic police) stop cars as a matter of routine and if you are stopped, you will be expected to produce this documentation. Child Seats are available by request for babies and young children at no extra charge. Please specify the ages of any children so that we can provide a suitable seat for your child.

How efficient is public transport in Kalkan?

The local Dolmus (shared minibus) is the most cost effective way of getting around Kalkan and the surrounding areas. They will take you to places such as Kas, Patara, Kaputas beach and Xanthos. The main bus stop is about 10 minutes from the centre of Kalkan, past the market on the right hand side. Taxis are also widely available and run from early morning until late evening in peak season. Taxi's can be ordered by taking a business card from taxi drivers or from the taxi rank which is situated on the main roundabout at the top of the main street.

What is the cheapest way to call someone in the UK?

The cheapest way to call back to the UK whilst in Kalkan is by using a phone card. Phone cards can be purchased at the post office located at the top of the main street in Kalkan. The post office's normal opening hours are 09:00 to 18:30 (closed between 12:30 - 13:30 for lunch) however, the times are extended during August from 09:00 - 12.00(pm). You are able to use the public telephones at the post office, which are in air-conditioned rooms, at the same rate as a standard telephone box. The call boxes require a card that is made up of units of 30, 60 or 100. To call the UK, dial 00 44 omit the 0 for the standard code, and continue with the rest of the code and number. The best rates are usually for calls made between 22:00 and 08:00 or all day Sunday (there is a 25% discount on normal rates during this time). Public telephones have three buttons on the right hand side, the bottom one changes the instructions into other languages.

Are mosquitoes a problem in Kalkan?

Mosquitos shouldn't be too much of a problem in Kalkan as the council has started periodic spraying, which has reduced the number considerably. "Sinkov" and "OFF" are the two widely available makes of mosquito sprays and plug-ins in Kalkan.

What healthcare is available locally?

Healthcare is not covered under the EU, so private health cover is necessary. Kalkan has a number of private doctors, and the nearest hospital is in Fethiye.

Doctor:

Dr Niyazi - (009) 05322615600. Dr Niyazi is english speaking and available around the clock, 7 days a week. A consultancy fee of 150TL will apply if you need him to visit you at your accommodation and 100TL at his surgery. Health Centre: Tuana Medical Centre (close to Tesko in Kalkan), Kalamar Yolu, Kalkan. Surgery Number: (009) 0242 844224. Open 24/7 with 2 emergency staff available at all times throughout the season.

Pharmacy: There are 3 pharmacies in Kalkan, the Turkish name for pharmacies is ECZANE. There is usually a large red 'E' signposted outside.

Opening Hours are normally; 09:00 - 19:30

Are there beach clubs in Kalkan?

Yes, there are 7 beach clubs within close proximity to the harbour, and they can be reached on foot, by taxi or by boat. All beach clubs have access to the sea, normally with platforms that have steps into the water. Most offer watersports and you can even go scuba diving.

What are the beaches like in Kalkan?

Kalkan's beach is a man made pebble beach, next to the harbour which has a blue flag award for cleanliness. The calm waters are great for swimming. Most of our properties are within walking distance of Kalkan beach. There is also Patara beach and Kaputas beach which are within a 10-20 minute drive from Kalkan. Patara is one of the longest beaches in the Mediterranean; around 11 miles of sand. Kaputas is a long sand/shingle beach located between Kalkan and Kas at the foot of a mountain gorge.

I like to be active on holiday, what can I do?

There are a range of tours on offer for you to explore the local sights, and watersports are available from the nearby beach clubs in Kalkan. If you are interested in trekking/walking, it is worth looking at the Lyican Way; rated as one of the top ten walks in the world.You may also be interested in diving/scuba diving, and mountain biking.

Can I book spa treatments before I go on holiday?

Yes, the Atlantis Wellness Turkish Bath&Spa offer a range of treatments and massages, and we would be happy to arrange a spa booking for you. All Tiger Villas guests can book spa treatments, even if you have booked an apartment or villa holiday.Just let us know.!!

I like to keep fit, is there a gym in Kalkan?

There is a gym in Kalkan and it is located near the Deniz bank in town.

Do you arrange gulet trips?

We would be happy to arrange a gulet trip for you. We arrange private daytime or evening charters for you and your party 

What is the currency in Turkey?

The currency is Turkish Lira (TL) and the exchange rate to British pounds is usually very good, making Turkey an affordable holiday destination.

What is the climate like?

Kalkan enjoys typical mediterranean weather with long, dry, hot summers and short, cool winters. If you are not keen on hot weather, we recommend traveling in May/early June or September/October, as the weather is cooler in the evenings and pleasantly warm during the daytime.

Do many of the Turkish people speak English or do I need to know some helpful phrases?

Many of the Turkish people in restaurants and shops will speak some English, though the locals do appreciate it when we go to the effort of learning a few Turkish words, such as please and thank you. Learn some Turkish words and phrases and find out more about the Turkish language here.

What tours are there on offer in Kalkan? Are there many places to visit?

There are many places of interest that are worth a visit and many are within close proximity to Kalkan. Saklikent gorge is highly recommended and it just a 20-30 minute drive.