Kekova is a small island off the coast at Simena (Kaleköy), a small village in the Demre district of Turkey’s Antalya Province. The village lies amidst a Lycian necropolis, which is partially sunken underwater and the village is overlooked by a Byzantine castle, built in the Middle Ages to fight pirates who were present throughout this coast.
Tour operators run tours several times a week from Kalkan involving a half hour coach ride to Kas Harbour and from there a boat trip to Kekova. Lunch is usually provided either on the boat or in a restaurant at the village and there are opportunities for swimming. A good day out. Here are some photographs….