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One Day Trip Efes - Selçuk

One Day Trip Efes - Selçuk

Today we’re in Selçuk, which has witnessed many different periods of history...

A Day Full of History

A Day Full of History

There are many historical buildings that deserve to be seen in the center of İzmir.

Beaches

Beaches

The Clear Waters of the Aegean Awaits You

İzmir has a coastline of 629 kilometers in total! Add that to a climate that allows swimming during the majority of the year, thus İzmir becomes one of the most important sea tourism destinations in Turkey. İzmir beaches, 49 of which are awarded blue flags, awaits its visitors who’d like to enjoy the sand, the sea, and the sun.

When it comes to enjoying the sea, Çeşme is one of the most popular destinations in İzmir. Çeşme peninsula has a coastline of 29 kilometers along with a clean sea, sun, fine sands, and sulfurous healing waters bubbling in the sea. Çeşme beaches are heavenly beautiful. The most popular ones are Şifne, Küçük Port, Pırlanta, Paşa Port, Ilıca Beach, Çiftlik, Altınkum, Çatal Azmak, Sakızlı Cove, Tekke Beach, and Ayayorgi.

Besides Çeşme, Dikili also is a site famous for its beaches. As one of the counties from where sunset may be watched best, the total length of beaches in Dikili district and Çandarlı county within Dikili exceeds 40 kilometers. Plus, the water is slightly colder in this area, which makes it a perfect destination during the hottest summer days.

Pamucak county of Selçuk district is another site famous for its beaches. Located at 8 kilometers distance from Efes towards Kuşadası direction, Pamucak is famed with vast beaches and sand. Trademarked as a “tourism center”, Pamucak Beach attracts tourists with its pristine appearance and beautiful facilities.

Most of the beaches in İzmir offer facilities such as showers, toilets, umbrellas, and sunbeds. You can also easily find fast-food and light alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks at many beaches.

If you’d like to know more about İzmir’s heavenly beaches, you can check the related pages below.

Aliağa Beaches
Aliağa Beaches

It’s very easy to visit Aliağa on public transportation. Therefore, every weekend, the beaches of Aliağa host those who live in İzmir or...

Çeşme Beaches
Çeşme Beaches

​When it comes to enjoying the sea, Çeşme is one of the most popular destinations in İzmir. Çeşme peninsula has a coastline of 29...

Dikili Beaches
Dikili Beaches

The Blue Flag beaches of Dikili, a seaside town across the island of Lesbos on the Aegean coast, is a great spot for those who love...

Foça Beaches
Foça Beaches

Foça is a town in which you can swim directly from the downtown beaches. With its row of coves, islands and blue flag beaches all lined up...

Karaburun Beaches
Karaburun Beaches

There are so many things that make Karaburun an indispensable vacation destination! The peninsula has a rich potential in alternative...

Menderes Beaches
Menderes Beaches

The beaches where you can enjoy the clear sea in Menderes with its 43 km coastline are located in two neighborhoods: Özdere and...

Pamucak Beaches
Pamucak Beaches

Selçuk’un 9, Efes Antik Kenti’nin ise 6 kilometre kuzeyinde yer alan Pamucak Sahili, 5 kilometreye yakın bir uzunluğa ve 80 metreyi bulan...

Seferihisar Beaches
Seferihisar Beaches

Seferihisar has a 49 km coastline that contains many beaches and bays, each more beautiful than the other. 9 of those beaches are blue...

Urla Beaches
Urla Beaches

One of the best beaches in Urla is Kum Denizi Beach, which is the only blue flagged beach in the district.

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