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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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The most beautiful beach

When I went to the Ilica beach, it was like i went to paradise. The warm sand was shining in a white colour and as I walked over it was just soft and awesome. The water was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Stuttgart, Germany
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Stuttgart, Germany
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

When I went to the Ilica beach, it was like i went to paradise. The warm sand was shining in a white colour and as I walked over it was just soft and awesome. The water was crystal clear and the colour of the water was turquoise. I thought why go to Caribbean, it's the same here. Such an amazing... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We came with our kids, ages 5 and 8, and met our friends with their 10 year old and had a blast. Beautiful warm aqua water is very shallow and perfect for kids. Great sand for digging and making sand castles. As a Rhode Island native who grew up with the ocean, I loved the waves here. Food service is... More 

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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Not worth it. Very small and crowded. Not for me. You can't find parking space easy. I guess it is for sun bathing and not for swimming .

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Long, sand beach. Great sea, like anywhere in Çeşme area. You can rent sunbeds and umbrellas if you want to. One of the very few public beaches of the area. Many facilities nearby to have food and drinks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Very warm and shallow water. Great for families with small kids. Easy to find a spot for yourself. Lots of cafes to get drinks and snack. Can be very busy.

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Gemlik, Bursa, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Lovely sandy beach and beautiful clear water, brilliant for children because it is shallow for at least 50 meters. Get there early as it gets crowded.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Nice public beach. Clean and warm see. Easy access from cesme by dolmus. Might be crowded at weekends. You need to pay for lounges in most of the places.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Despite arriving at almost midday, the beach was still relatively uncrowded, especially towards the eastern end. Sun loungers with umbrellas were available to rent at reasonable prices (40tl); showers, toilets and changing facilities were all present and in good condition. The sea is one of the warmest I've experienced north of the Tropic of Cancer, one could easily spend a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I stayed at Ilica City Center for one month, i rented a monthly house, we are a Turkish family, with one 6 year old and one 7 months old. We preferred this area since we were told the sea is shallow and clear and warm , suitable for kids. Also the area known for its breezes so we assumed it... More 

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Izmir, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is the biggest public area at Cesme Peninsula with long sandy beach. Sea is shallow and good for small kids. Sand is gold colour, easy to play. It becomes very crowded at weekends, not good for those looking some trianqulity.

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