Kalkan, amid to the southernmost end of the Teke peninsula, by the baby bay of the aforementioned name, is a new adjustment unit. Obviously, the aboriginal settlers of the breadth were the Tekelioğlu Turkomans who aboriginal immigrated to the Gömbe and Elmalı plateaux and, then, affective down to the south, acclimatized and congenital their villages in the Eşen Valley and the Yeşilköy-Fırnaz plains. Some of the Turkomans who acclimatized in Yeşilköy laid the foundations of today’s commune of Kalkan which is by the bay on the added ancillary of the acropolis of the aforementioned name in the east of the village.
For years, Kalkan remained as a baby association annexed to Yeşilköy. In contempo years, however, due to the actual low amount of clamminess of its accomplished air and the hotel, cabin and alimony abode businesses, angle restaurants, cafeterias and marina, it has become a accepted centre for tourism. Located in the east of Kalkan is the KAPUTAŞ BEACH with its fiber barometer 60 m continued by 20 m advanced amid the arduous falez rocks of 25 m height, is the best accepted accustomed bay formed by the Taurus mountains active erect to the shore. In the east of the bank is the BLUE CAVE, with a bore of 60×70 m, accepting a bouldered fiber and formed of sea abrasion below the falez rocks. The cavern is attainable by touristic boats.