Weather Averages for Kalkan in December
Averages for Kalkan in December
Kalkan has everything visitors could want; crystal clear seas, luscious green mountains, white sandy beaches, bars, restaurants, cafes, luxury hotels, watersports and some of Turkey’s most important historical sites. As such, it’s one of the country’s most popular holiday destinations.
December is the wettest month of the year in Kalkan, so be sure to pack a raincoat or umbrella! 224mm is expected to fall during the festive month, in keeping with the Mediterranean climates mild yet wet winters.
Temperatures are much warmer than the average British December, with a range of 7 to 16 degrees celsius - no sub-zero lows expected! However, it’s wise to take a jumper or cardigan for the evenings.
For some unique souvenirs and Christmas presents for friends and family, head to the Fethiye Market. Located just 1.5 hours north from Kalkan, the town of Fethiye holds an open air market every Tuesday. There’s plenty of fake designer goods on offer, but be sure to haggle the price down to something more reasonable. One of the best things on offer here are the authentic Turkish spices, which many travellers stock up on for use over the festive period.
Enjoy a traditional Turkish Dinner at the Parc Kalkan restaurant and bar. Food is served until 11pm here, so it’s a good choice for a late night snack. There’s an extensive wine and cocktail list for those getting into the holiday spirit.
Stay at the Caretta Boutique Hotel for £39 per night. Every room here has a sea view from its own private balcony complete with patio furniture. The property has its own private beach which doubles as a party destination for New Years Eve.