TURKEY’S PRIDE IN TOURISM

ÇEŞME AT A GLANCE

Çeşme resort serves as the lifeblood of Turkish tourism, thanks to its Blue Flag beaches, golden sands, crystal-clear coves, hot springs for health and tranquility, colorful underwater world, unblemished nature, and exciting nightlife. It offers easy access to visitors at a central location close to the center of Izmir as well as to Chios island.

The Istanbul–Izmir highway, slated to open soon, will bolster Çeşme’s coveted position as a bridge between Istanbul and Greek islands. The New York Times ranks the town at number 14 among the 52 must-see places in the world.

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For centuries, Çeşme has been home to the Lydian and Persian empires, the Pergamon Kingdom, and the Roman and Byzantine empires.

Recent archaeological studies have revealed signs of settlement in Çeşme dating back to the Neolithic Age. Dating back to 1,000 BC, the town takes its name from the fountains from which sailors used to get water. The Ottomans visited the town every year and used it as a campaign route. Due to its coastline, the town has also served as a trade route throughout history.

Çeşme is promising for investors with its ever-growing tourism and cultural assets.

The town provides high earnings for investors with a nearly 50-percent rise in housing prices each year. It is one of the fastest growing resort towns, exhibiting a 250 percent growth in the past decade.

Drawing visitors every month of the year, fast-growing Çeşme remains a favorite amongst investors because of its young and dynamic population, historical character, easy-to-access location and coveted position on trading routes.

Çeşme welcomes a huge number of visitors at colorful festivals and concerts each year.

The town is a center of attraction every season. It boasts festivals like the Alaçatı Herb Festival, which offers herbs grown exclusively in the Aegean and delicious meals made from these herbs; the International Kite Festival, which draws an enthusiastic crowd of people of every age; and the Ildırı Culture and Arts Festival, a favorite among art lovers.

The festivals bring joy to the resort town, while open-air concerts present musical feasts of delight every year.

Alaçatı plays host to windsurf lovers from around the world at the annual Windsurfing Competition.

A perfect spot for water sports, the resort town offers unforgettable moments for sports enthusiasts at countless events each year.

A coveted spot for kitesurfing, windsurfing, scuba diving, sailing and other sports, Çeşme attracts sport lovers with a diverse range of events.

Çeşme offers 36 beaches for visitors with its deep-blue sea, radiant sands, and endless lush green nature.

Enjoy life to the fullest at the Çeşme beaches, offering soft golden sands, luxurious sunbeds, and one-of-a-kind beach culture.

Visitors are in for an unforgettable experience at the beaches with parties, cocktail parties and other outstanding services on offer.

Beach clubs Spiaggia Grande, Zio Beach, Before Sunset, and Momo Beach provide boundless entertainment and are famous with happy hour deals. Meanwhile, Paradiso Beach stands out with its Blue Flag coves.

Each year, thousands of visitors flock to the beach clubs and listen to popular musics all day long.

Çeşme is the capital of fun, boasting entertainment venues to have boundless fun till the morning, live music programs and a diverse range of nightclubs.

Ferdi Baba, Şerefe Meyhane, Karinna Restaurant, and Fahri'nin Yeri are popular with those who wish to try out exceptional mezes. WalkIn, Tektekçi, and Cin By Göz are among the best Çeşme venues for live music and entertainment.

Veranda Alaçatı and Alaçatı Kafası are the favorites to enjoy a musical feast while tasting meze culture on beachfront tables.

Çeşme cuisine consists mainly of herb and olive oil dishes and also features delicious fish plates.

Izmir kumrusu, mastic jam, calamari, lobster, octopus, artichoke in olive oil, lokma dessert, chicory salad, and mastic desserts are well-known items in the Çeşme cuisine, providing for an unforgettable feast.

Visitors to Çeşme get to taste remarkable dishes made with a myriad of healing herbs such as glasswort, asparagus, baby artichoke, cibez herb, sarmaşık herb, arap saçı herb, and wild radish.

Add Asma Yaprağı, Kapari Bahçe, İmren, and Veli Usta to your list of places to visit to try the dishes made with delicious Çeşme herbs and popular desserts.


The 80-boat capacity Port Alaçatı Marina provides an excellent service with privileges for the boat owners.

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Services include 100-ton travel lift, 24-hour mooring, 24-hour security, 24-hour closed circuit recording, yacht maintenance and repair, 80-boat capacity dry dock area, mooring for port houses, divers, diving, electricity and water, waste collection facility, fueling station, shower, toilet and laundry, yacht market, restaurant, bar and café, boutique hotel, and pool and sea services.


The 180-boat capacity Setur Marina is the second largest in Çeşme and provides exceptional services.

SERVICES
Exclusive services offered for the boat owners include electricity, water, telephone, wireless internet, accessible toilet inside the hotel, parking lot, fire early warning system and extinguisher, fueling station, waste collection facility, mooring, boat service, security, security cameras, dining, hospital, pharmacy, laundry area, food market, chandlery, and stores, restaurant and café, bar, ATM, and a tennis court inside the hotel.


The 400-boat capacity Çeşme Marina, the largest in Çeşme, is praised with the range of services offered to boat owners.

SERVICES
24-hour mooring, 24-hour security and CCTV, electric outlet from 16 Amp to 400 Amp, drinking water, 24-hour fueling (Lukoil), bilge and waste water treatment station, 80-ton travel lift, 20-ton boat carrier, 100-boat capacity dry dock area, yacht maintenance and repair, yacht market, 42-channel TV system, restaurant, bars and cafés, yacht club, fitness, laundry and dish washing areas, swimming platform, boutique hotel, swimming pool, and a diver service are offered at the marina.

BY ROAD

İSTANBUL
3.5 HOURS
ÇEŞME
İZMİR
45 MINUTES
ÇEŞME

BY AIR

İSTANBUL
45 MINUTES
İZMİR
İZMİR
25 MINUTES
CHIOS
İZMİR
1 HOURS
MYKONOS
İZMİR
20 MINUTES
SAMOS
İZMİR
1.5 HOURS
SANTORINI
İZMİR
45 MINUTES
LESBOS

BY SEA

İZMİR
20 MINUTES
CHIOS
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