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Ilica Beach

Cesme, Turkey
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Cesme
Type: Beaches
Description: ... 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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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Sea is great, beatiful n sandy beaches are beautiful. A carabbean atmosphere. You always have a nice breeze.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Ilica beach is a very nice beach close to the city of Cesme (about 3km). It is easy accessible, if you use the local liitle buses (dolmus), it takes 5-10 min. and you need 3 TL to get there. The water is very clean, you can enjoy swimming and there are a lot of sunbeds and cafe-restaurants on the beach.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Ilıca has a perfect sand and water combination. Water is very clean and waves are part of enjoy with family or friends. One umbrella and sunbed is 15 lira per day but you do not get any service. Food sold around is only fast food and there is not much choice. If tou want only sea enjoy this is the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The water was warm and clean, the sand good, the coastline big. And above all, the colours of the sea was tropical

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The general (and mostly true) assumption about public beaches in Turkey is that they are not very popular with most Turkish individuals & families who belong to the upper-intermediate social & economic classes. Ilıca Beach, however, totally beats this assumption, because it is mostly frequented by well-behaving, well educated local people of Izmir & Çeşme. Strange sights, which are rather... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My kids loves this beach.they played all the day there.near by there were nice coffee shop which was really convenient. Amazing clear water very shallow good for kids.for the adult can be trying.

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Porto, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

crystal clear and warm water. Sometimes can be too windy and there´s a lack on the services, could be improved. Anyway it´s a pleasant beach to spend a few hours or all day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

this beach is the warmest on the whole cesme penninsula. best visited in the mornings as it can get crowded. amazing clear water, mostly flat and shallow - ideal for children.

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Novi Sad, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I have traveled all over the Greece, but I haven't seen such a beach on Aegean coast. Probably best beach in Aegean part of Turkey, white sand, long coast and turquoise see. For those who love waves and warm see, best choice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

If place is not crowded and wind is decent, it is a great beach. Try to go in week. It is easy to reach from Izmir. So it may be unpleasantly crowded in weekend.

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