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The Hotel Patara Viewpoint is located on the hillside overlooking the small village of Patara (also known as Gelemis). It is within an easy walk of the village centre. Detailed instructions on how to locate the hotel within the village can be sent to you by email on request.
Location of Hotel Patara Viewpoint
The nearest airport to Kalkan is Dalaman, at approximately 2 hours drive away, but it is also possible to fly into Antalya which is approximately 3.5 hours drive from Patara.
There are many charter flight companies that fly from most UK airports. It is worth doing a search on the internet to see which flight best suits your needs.
You could try the following airlines:
Flights from UK
- Fly Thomas cook offers direct flights from London Gatwick and Manchester to both Dalaman and Antalya airports, throughout the year.
- Easy Jet, Thomas Cook, Thomson, Monarch, Pegasus, and Onur air all offer flights direct from most UK airports to Dalaman from April to end October.
- Atlas Jet offer scheduled flights to South coast of Turkey (Antalya and Dalaman) via Istanbul, throughout the year.
Flights from Europe
Airlines fly from some cities in Europe directly to Dalaman. It is worth checking to see if there is a flight flying from your nearest airport directly into Dalaman. Alternatively many more companies fly into Antalya from most European airports.
Flights from outside Europe
If you are flying into Turkey from outside Europe, then it is most likely that you will need to fly into Istanbul and then change for a domestic flight from Istanbul to Dalaman. Domestic flights are also available between other large Turkish cities and Dalaman.
On your arrival in Turkey, we can arrange a comfortable airconditioned transfer if required. The driver will be waiting at the ‘ Meeting point. To get to the meeting point, once you exit the aiport, please make your way down the ramp towards the carpark and over on your left, beyond the café, you will see where all drivers meet their passengers. Our driver will be holding a GELEMIS TOUR board, with your names written on it.
Please enquire for current private airport transfer prices.
We can also arrange car hire if required. Please ask for further details and costs.
Travelling by bus
Turkey has a fantastic public transport system. The long distance coaches offer incredible service, are comfortable and provide an economical way in which to travel. The long distance coaches from Istanbul and Izmir travel directly to Patara. For journeys from other cities, changes may be necessary in Fethiye but connections are good. An efficient local mini bus service offers good local transport connections.
Travelling by car
If you are arriving at the Hotel Patara Viewpoint by car, the village of Patara (Gelemis) is located off the main D400 highway. The hotel is signposted once you arrive in the village, but we are happy to send detailed instructions for locating the hotel, if requested. The hotel has ample free parking.
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