Kaleköy, Kaş – Antalya – Turkey
GPS : 36°11’36.0″N 29°52’12.0″E / 36.193333, 29.870000
Hamidiye Koyu is on 1/2 Nmiles to the east of Kaleköy, provides good shelter from prevailing winds. There’s an islet on the western part of the point. A pier belongs to Coast Guard. There is 5 meters dept at the head. Boats drop anchor in 15 – 25 meters. There is a ruined pier ledge underwater. The settings are impressive.
During the Balkan Wars, the Ottoman cruiser Hamidiye stayed in this historic harbour. The Hamidiye was the first modern warship; she conducted raids against Greek ships. A Turkish flag painted on the rocks is a reminder of those days.