Alaçatı

Tell me about Alacati

-Alacati is an ancient small town, famous for its stone houses.
-It’s considered one of the best spots for windsurfing in the world.
-It hosts many international championships. Apart from windsurfing, it offers visitors sailing, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, tennis, fitness and hiking facilities.
-Each Saturday there is a special market where visitors to Alacati can see local products and antiques on display. The market is famous for its rich product range. Many visitors from Greece and elsewhere in the Aegean travel to Alacati particularly for the market.
-There are colorful boutiques located in stone buildings where rare handicrafts, jewelry, leather products and clothes are available.
-The place is famous for its olive and wine. The village is host to stores which sell hand-made olive oil soaps and local wines as well as bakeries filling the streets with the smell of fresh and warm bread and pastries.
-You can sample food from different the best of Aegean and Mediterranean cuisines, as well as the freshest of seafood please every palate. The rich Aegean cuisine is waiting for you in its freshest and diversified form.
 
How can I come to Alacati
-You need to travel to Izmir first. Alacati is 70 kilometers from Izmir by car.
-If your fly into Izmir’s Adnan Menderes Airport you can drive via the Cesme Highway and be in Alacati in 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus and be there just as fast.
-If you prefer to travel by car from Istanbul, you can take the Bandirma ferry from Yenikapi. After that, the Balikesir –Manisa- Izmir route takes you to Alacati in 4 hours.