History of Kas

Kas is a small port, which is located at the southern tip of Lycia in the province of Antalya. In the ancient times of Lycia, Kas was originally called Habesos and was later renamed as Antiphellos. This small port town was once an unspoiled fishing village and boasts of one of the oldest settlements of Lycia. The ancient harbor of the town is protected by a breakwater and Kas serves as the port for Phellos and Pinarbesi hinterland. Just across the water on the south lies the easternmost Greek island of Kastellorizo (Megisti).