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Address: Cesme, Turkey
Description: ... probably has the warmest waters in Turkey at any given time. This is...
... probably has the warmest waters in Turkey at any given time. This is due to the hot springs in and around Cesme.
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Beautiful Beach

Beautiful Beach! Sandy and clean! Lot's of local restaurants and shops. Chairs are situated along the beach for rent about 5-15 Turkish Lira, or you can just sit on the sand if... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Beach! Sandy and clean! Lot's of local restaurants and shops. Chairs are situated along the beach for rent about 5-15 Turkish Lira, or you can just sit on the sand if you don't want to rent chairs.

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Canakkale, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

hang out, eat a kumru, have a few beers with chips, grab a few stuffed midye dolmas (stuffed mussels) from the wandering beach vendors, just enjoy the turquoise waters. Swim, walk, try to leave the real world behind. We visit this beach usually before schools go on holidays, so May or October is perfect timing.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A little too cold for swimming as early May, even with thermal springs, but can imagine its lovely a little later in season.

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Izmir, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Ilica has beautiful beaches with crystal blue waters. It can be windy, which causes a fair amount of waves, and there was a bit of seaweed when we went, but it was avoidable and did not ruin or experience. I thought the beach was very nice for kids because there is a large stretch of shallow water, allowing them to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We were there on 1st of April 2015 and it was still too cold for a swim. Am not sure which side of the beach we were but We were the only there. There were lots of hotels around but it's all closed and we can see that repairs are ongoing probably in preparation for the summer season. The water... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

the cleanest and most beautiful beach ı have ever seen in my life. when ı went to ılıca, ı relaxed for, sea seemed clear and nice. ı have never see seaweed or jellyfish. ı just see small and cute fishes there.ı could see them because water is really clean.the sea is not deep. you can swim how you want. and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We went to swim but it was too windy but we did enjoy walking along the beach. We found it to be very clean, perhaps it has been cleaned up? As it was windy, the beach was deserted and noted not a lot of shade which we would have liked had we swam and then rested. Still lots of food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The sea is great there and water is very shallow, clean and sandy. The colour is beautiful and reminds me the Caribbean waters. There also few people on the beach selling food but they are quiet and non-hassle. They sell some fresh food such as mussels filled with rice and lime, fresh water melon or even cooked fresh water prawns.... More 

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Malatya, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I took a dolmus from cesme to Ilica and then on to alacati and it was fantastic. I highly recommend coming to this beach its gorgeous and during the off season its practically deserted. The waters is crystal clear it reminded me of being in the Caribbean. Also there is a great pier where i spent much of my day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Brilliant, peaceful , blue sky, blue water! Plenty of sun loungers, excellent food and service all covered in your all inclusive package. Transport to and from beach, towels all provided, showers and clean toilets all on site. Staff attentive and courteous sea water not so nice to walk in though. Lots of large stones and danger of sea urchins wear... More 

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