Kale Pansiyon Demre
|Star rating:||( 9 votes)|
|Phone:||+90 (242) 874 2111|
|Address:||Kekova Kale (Simena), Demre, Antalya|
This is a basic family-run pension sitting on the edge of the sea in the archaic village of Kale/Kekova and is so completely enmeshed with Lycian antiquities that it is impossible to tell which bit of the masonry is two millennia old and which part was built last year. The absence of motor traffic here works its magic where streets and courtyards blend together and the whole village can sometimes give the feeling of one large cosy living room. The sea is as close as it gets, right between your bedroom and your breakfast table and the family pier, that grows longer and wider each year, houses the family restaurant where you can sit with a glass of beer or wine and watch your dinner as it is pulled from the fishing net. By day, the tour boats from Kaş and Demre can cause some disturbance but at night it is pure magic with no more than a few dozen outsiders remaining in the village and the bay of Kekova turns into an exotic and closed world.