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Wonderful beach with super clear water but i think more facilities are needed like cloth changing... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
Mohamed B
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Swimmers:prefer morning. Free use possible

The sea is a bit cool but excellent until say 12:00 also not crowded at all (at least at this... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
Asli E
Istanbul, Turkey
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... probably has the warmest waters in Turkey at any given time. This is due to the hot springs in and around Cesme.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“warm water” (9 reviews)
“long beach” (6 reviews)
Cesme, Turkey
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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful beach with super clear water but i think more facilities are needed like cloth changing cabins and showers but overall i liked the place

Thank Mohamed B
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The sea is a bit cool but excellent until say 12:00 also not crowded at all (at least at this time). Entrance is free but you need to pay for beach facilities, seats and umbrellas. If you have your own umbrella and seats or dont...More

3  Thank Asli E
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

The beach is great, the sea is a little cold, but very translucent. We stayed at the Sheraton beach bar, with has a nice deck that goes in the sea. You don't have to pay for the entrance, only what you consume. Very nice place,...More

Thank Maisamonseff
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

It's a challenge to swim here because the waves are big and rough. Not suitable for small children also has some trash in the water.

Thank Machlo K
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

This beach was very overcrowded and as you walked along to get a sun bed the prices rose considerably up to 50 lira each and you had to pay for children .... The facilities were dirty and poor .. The beach was also very littered...More

1  Thank Furby98
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Impressive! It's a bit windy most of the time. But watching waves on the white long sand and getting into the warm water makes you think that 'glad I'm here' :-) Perfect sunset view! Great location!

Thank Yonca N
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Public beach with pack with un hygiene people. 50 turkish lira for two person. To many people top of each other. Only two dirty toilet for thousands of people to get in to the toilet or use changing room you need to wait over 45min....More

Thank Tamer D
Reviewed August 27, 2016

We walked here from our hotel to have Kumru at Sevki and some tea. The beach and houses make a nice panoramic view. The beach is clean. It is a good place to read your book or newspaper.

Thank Feza K
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Water was very clean and crystal clear. It was warm and perfect for a swim. Reccomend going there theres also restaurants around for drinks food or lunch.

Thank AdevntureK
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Parking your car might be a bit difficult if you are not willing to pay for it. We went to ilica beach before breakfast and it was nearly deserted . Warm water, no wind, no big waves - amazing!

Thank Simon P
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Response from rdavis22 | Reviewed this property |
If you will be in Izmir, the best way to get to Ilica is by bus. The buses to Alacati, Ilica and Cesme leave from Fahretin Altay (it is easy to get there via metro). They are large tour buses labeled "Cesme Sayahat," and... More