Kusadasi has everything from tasty kebabs, spectacular mosques to the most unrivaled beaches.You’ll be amazed at the wonderful, crystal clear waters and perfect weather in Kusadasi. Kusadasi is Turkey’s most sought after holiday destinations. Its lively beach activities in contrast to the ancient, silent ruins makes Kusadasi so special. Some top beaches of Kusadasi are listed here for you.
1. City beach
This beach can get very crowded at times since it is located right in the middle of Kusadasi. It is most convenient for those who do not want to venture too far from the city center. This sandy beach is ideal for its perfect environment and location.
2. Pigeon Island beach
It is located in the city near to the harbor where you can watch the yachts sailing by. It is an ideal place for relaxation or sampling Aegean cuisine of fresh sea food in one of the restaurants. It is a private beach and ideal for enjoying the mesmerizing waters of the Aegean. You can reach this beach by walking or getting the minibus bound for ladies beach every 5 minutes.
3. Silver beach
Located near Ozlem site and SSK site with translucent water. The beach cafeteria offers refreshments during the day and lovely dinner by night. You can get here from Kusadasi by minibus on the SSK, or Silver Beach route. There are ample activities ranging from beach volley, jet ski and amenities like changing rooms, showers, sun decks and umbrellas.
4. Yilanciburnu beach
A quiet beach behind Pigeon Island and can be reached by minibus bound for Ladies Beach every 5 minutes. It is a clean and quiet beach.
5. Paradise beach
There are cafes, bars, and restaurants along the road and the beach. There are services like umbrellas, sun beds, and even massage service. A quaint fish market is open during the summer with fresh catch. It is an ideal environment and is between Aykustur and Sokeliler site. You can get here by the Silver Sands minibus by asking for the “Mersin Beach Hotel”.
6. Ladies beach
It is the most busiest and popular beach on Kusadasi. It was originally meant only for the women but is now open to all. It has clean, shallow waters and is close to Kusadasi center. There are facilities like changing rooms, water sports, umbrellas, sun beds, toilets and lifeguards. It has restaurants catering Chinese, Turkish and Indian cuisine. It also has some of the best beach clubs like the Cuba Beach Club. Watching the sunset behind the island of Samos is too breath taking for words. Ladies Beach minibus leaves from Kusadasi every few minutes, or you can just walk it.
7. Kustur beach
It is a clean beach, less crowded, mostly sandy and is about 3 Km from the town center. It is a great place for like para-sailing, water skiing and surfing. It can be reached by the Sehirici minibuses from the city center. Amenities like cafes, sun beds, toilets and umbrellas are available.
8. Tusan beach
It is close to Kustur Beach and offers unlimited choice of water activities. This beach can be reached by the Sehirici minibuses and is located on the 7th Km of Selcuk road.
9. Love beach
The beach has a small marina offering speed boats and fishing boats. It is a nice and quiet beach perfect for picnics and BBQ services. There is a cafe open throughout the year and also serves Turkish breakfast. You can reach here by the Davutlar minibuses.
10. Long beach
This beach is ideal for swimming with crystal clear water and sandy shores. Out of the three water parks of Kusadasi, Aqua center is located on Long Beach. There are water sports, beach bar, sun beds, umbrellas, cafeterias and restaurants. It is 6kms from Kusadasi and has minibuses plying every 15 minutes.
11. National Park beach
These groups of quiet beaches are ideal for relaxation. Locally referred to as Milli Park, the National Park is located 25 km south of Kusadasi in Guzelcamli. For hiking, picnic or plain idling the National Park is an ideal place, with clean beaches. You can always trek on the Canyon Walk and be at one with nature. The boat trips from Guzelcami go into the National Park close to Samos on the crystal clear waters. There are also many facilities like picnic tables, toilet, showers and cafes.There are many beaches like Icmeler, Kavakli and Karapinar. You can get here by minibus every hour hour from Kusadasi or you can get a car.