ABOUT KUSADASI REGION
The large and popular coastal resort and town of Kusadasi is located on Turkey’s west coast, 90km south of Izmir. Providing an alluring mix of beaches, facilities, history and entertainment, the area has attracted property investors for many years for good reason.
Kusadasi has earned itself the reputation as one of the most attractive towns along the Aegean. Close to many famous historic sites including, Ephesus, Priene and Didyma’s Temple of Apollo, it has hosted tourists from around the world for many years. With a glorious Mediterranean climate, over 300 sunny days per year, an impressive helping of sandy beaches, peaceful waters and a number of marinas, there’s something in Kusadasi to please everyone.
As you would expect from any established town and resort, facilities in Kusadasi are plentiful. There’s restaurants serving international flavours, fresh seafood, local delicacies and fast food. The day trips and excursions available range from lazy days pottering the coastline on traditional gullet boats, to tours around ancient sites or Turkish Nights eating a traditional BBQ affair watching the local bell-dancer strut her stuff. There’s lively bars and discos suiting the party animals, and live music venues for those that prefer to sit back and be entertained. There are a good number of private and public schools and medical facilities and the transport links to surround areas and cities are excellent.
For the property investor there is a wide choice of options from bargain apartments and resales from c£55,000 to villas from c£11,000.
TRANSPORT LINKS TO/FROM KUSADASI
Airports – Kusadasi is 80km from Izmir Airport, 140km from Bodrum Milas Airport. Shuttle services, taxis and private transfers are easily arranged online or locally.
Buses – Kusadasi’s main bus station (otogar) offers regular first class coach services to most cities and towns throughout Turkey. Smaller, local buses run in resorts and around the city centre taking you to neighbouring villages, resorts and attractions.
Ferries A ferry leaves from Kusadasi heading to the Greek island of Samos each morning, returning of an evening.