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Calis
Beaches - There is a long, narrow arc of dark sand and shingle lined with sun loungers and shades extends round a broad bay with sheltered waters. It is backed by an appealing, mainly pedestrianised boulevard with a grassy verge and small trees; lit for evening strolls. Safe to swim; some water sports offered. Turtles lay eggs in the sand at certain times of the year.

Shops - There are a small selection of shops with jewellery, clothes, shoes, beachwear and water-sports equipment. There are many small, well-stocked minimarkets. Souvenirs and local handicrafts are everywhere.

Daytime Activities - The daytime can be spent taking part in some water sports, including surfing. The Turkish baths and massage offer a relaxing alternative. There is an Aqua park with slides and fitness centre. There is a good selection of tours to nearby islands, along with fishing and shark fishing.

Nightlife - The nightlife here is a more low-key affair, there is a good selection of bars, cafes and cocktail bars, many on the beachfront boulevard and with bay views. There is a couple of discos. The larger hotels offer seasonal evening entertainments with live music and often belly-dancing. More active nightlife can be had in nearby Fethiye town.

Eating Out - There is ample choice of restaurants, cafes and snack bars serving local and Turkish fare, seafood or Italian dishes. Pizza. English breakfasts for the homesick. Restaurants line the beachfront boulevard, offering airy dining with fine views of bay. Nearby Fethiye town offers more variety.