Blue Flag Beaches in Izmir

Discover Izmir and enjoy clean beaches

Izmir's Blue Flag Beaches

629 km of coastline, excellent white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and shining sun. Izmir, which is the southern Aegean city of Turkey, has nearly 66 clean beaches and 3 marinas in total that awarded with the blue flag certification.

Enjoy the Beaches

Izmir, which is a popular city, has 66 beaches and 3 marinas awarded with the blue flag in 2021. Known as the sunshine city of our country with its 629 km coastline, Izmir is located in the southern Aegean region of Turkey. In Izmir and its resort towns, the sun shines in the perfect brightness, the wind blows in the ideal knot, and the sand is in its most comfortable warmth. And of course, the city boasts the deep blue sea with beaches displaying the safety symbol of the blue flag.

Izmir has lots of charming seaside towns famous with great beaches such as Cesme, Foca, Dikili, Urla, Gumuldur, Karaburun, Menderes, Alacati, Selcuk and Seferihisar. These beach resort towns are well connected with Izmir city centre, also have some of the most popular blue flag beaches around the province.

Total 32 Criteria

Except sea water cleanness, total 32 criteria, including having licensed lifeguards on beaches, first aid facilities, special arrangements for disabled citizens, security barriers for swimming areas if water sports are done, environmental cleaning, and cabin cleaning, must be met.

Blue Flag Marinas

Izmir has 3 marinas in total that awarded with the blue flag;

  • Setur Cesme Marina
  • Izmir Marina
  • Seferihisar Teos Marina

Blue Flag Beaches

Cesme: Zigana Resort Alacati, Design Plus Seya Beach Alacati, Biblos Resort Alacati, Alacati Beach Resort & Spa, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Hotel, Boyalik Beach Hotel & Spa, Paparazzi Beach Club, Sheraton Cesme Hotel, Ilica Hotel, Babaylon Otel, Grand Ontur Hotel Cesme, Altinyunus Otel, Reges A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Tekke Public Beach, The Nowness, Rooms Beach Club Hotel, Kocakari Public Beach, Ilica Public Beach.

Dikili: Decemko Holiday Village, Candarli Dogu Public Beach, Candarli Kale Public Beach, Dikili Public Beach, Kalem Island Oliviera Resort.

Foca: Kumburnu Public Beach, Mark Warner Hotel Phokaia, Hanedan Beach Club, Karakum Beach, Yeni Foca Public Beach.

Guzelbahce: Guzelbahce 2. Liman Public Beach.

Karaburun: Bodrum Beach, Kuyucak Beach, Akvaryum Beach.

Menderes: Cactus Club Yali Hotels & Resort, Club Cactus Paradise, Deniz Ati Holiday Village, Gumuldur Public Beach, Orta Mahalle Public Beach, Ladonia Hotels Kesre, Club Marvy, Cukuralti Public Beach, Paloma Pasha Resort, Aria Claros Beach & Spa Resort, Ege University Ozdere Camp, Sunis Efes Royal Palace Resort Hotel.

Seferihisar: Bahadir Public Beach, Gemisuyu Public Beach, Doganbey Sakiz Agaci, Doganbey Havacilar Sitesi, Omur Beldesi, Iztur Sertur Sitesi, Urkmez Saglik Ocagi Beach, Buyuk Akkum Beach, Euphoria Aegean Resort Hotel, Bengiler Public Beach.

Selcuk: Palm Wings Ephesus Beach Resort, Aqua Fantasy Aquapark Hotel Spa, Richmond Ephesus Resort Otel, Korumar Ephesus Beach & Spa Resort Hotel, Labranda Ephesus Princess.

Urla: Kum Denizi Public Beach, TCDD Urla Education and Recreation Facilities, Mavi Beach, Camlicay Public Beach, Kalabak Public Beach, Zeytinalani Beach, Altinkoy Public Beach.

Aliaga: Agapark Beach.

Blue Flag Beaches in Izmir
Pasalimani Beach, Cesme, Izmir