Apart from four supermarkest and numerous and small shops which are mostly open until midnight shopping in Kaş is a leisurely and enjoyable pastime. Shop owners are friendly and reserved and may offer you tea. The main shopping street for gifts is Uzun Çarşı where one finds quite a variety of small but exquisite shops offering a selection of unique Turkish products. But lately shops have cropped up all around Kaş and lots of different things can also be found on the weekly Friday Market.
Antiques, antique or new copperware items , inlaid wood used for backgammon sets, furniture or boxes, antique and modern glassware and ceramics have a long artistic tradition in Turkey. Gold and silver jewellery in impressive designs as well as antique and newer carpets and kilims are avaible. Turkish leather goods are exported world wide an done can have leather items custom-made to one’s own design.
There is a lively art scene offerings courses and staging exhibits. Local specialties and delicacies reflect the flora of Lycia: halva , Turkish Delight, dried fruits and vegetables, carob and grape syrups, nuts, olive and essential oils, herbs and spices, natural soaps.