We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sunken City Ruins of Simena

Kekova, Kekova, Turkey
+90 536 331 7809
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Sunken City Kekova Demre and Myra Day Tour from Side
More Info
and up
Sunken City Kekova, Demre, and Myra Day Tour from Belek
More Info
and up
Private 4-Hour Boat Trip to Kekova
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunken city” (48 reviews)
“boat tour” (10 reviews)
“day trip” (9 reviews)
Kekova, Kekova, Turkey
+90 536 331 7809
Write a Review
Reviews (213)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a fabulous day visiting the sunken city. Beautiful weather, lovely boat, clear sea so you can see everything. Lovely little blue fish darting around the sea. The views are amazing along the way too.

Thank kelly b
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We have booked the kayak trip to paddle over this archeological place. In Kas, we were lucky with Xanthos Travel, which was very professional and friendly from the beginning to the end. Seeing this sunken city from the kayak... it was a perfect experience. Short...More

Thank TomasF16
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Many centuries ago there were several earthquakes, each of which sank the island of Kekova a little more. All the boat tours go there. However I would recommend a tour company that will explain the history of the region and not just float by. We...More

Thank antoniaCalifornia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Our time was limited. A private trip in a small boat with a local captain , was the perfect solution. It was eery riding over the sunken city thinking of what was lying below us.

1  Thank 10alexander
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Disappointed really not much to see. Kaya Koy on land has much more to offer. The guide found some pieces of amphora on the bottom whilst in the area you CAN swim in which was the high light of the day. We travelled 3 hours...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016

Bit of a disappointment really. Thought it would be much more than it was. However, the boat trip was excellent with some great places visited for swimming and kids to have fun.

Thank Boxa T
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The village is small and quaint. It offers a few basic pensions and little restaurants as well as the odd table or stall here and there displaying bracelets, dresses to wear over swimwear, key rings, Turkish towels, and other tourist goods. There is a corner...More

Thank Aneesa P
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We went on an all day boat trip with club Lycia, our guide seref ornek showed us the sunken city and its lost town on the island, we had many swim breaks all along the coast in small inlets and bays. The food at lunchtime...More

2  Thank retiredantique
Reviewed 27 August 2016

on a small but saucy boat we went in a short cruise after a good and very pleasant swim in a wonderful gulf we ended by the Sunken City Ruins we enjoyed the view and we were lucky enough to have a very passionate guide,...More

Thank Pusa_ChP
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

You can see old city of Lykia which had been built between 7-4 BC and had sunk in time with earthquakes. Swimming on these ruins is a wonderful feeling.

Thank 7668sevdak
Nearby Restaurants
The l'am Here Cafe
139 reviews
.15 km away
Yoruk Ramazan Restaurant at Aperlai
14 reviews
6.11 km away
Ipek Restaurant
37 reviews
12.58 km away
Cafe Ankh
20 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
Island of Kekova
191 reviews
.10 km away
Kekova Sound
593 reviews
.07 km away
Kekova Mevlut Yachting
22 reviews
1.36 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sunken City Ruins of Simena staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines