Discover Izmir and enjoy clean 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 50 clean beaches and 3 marinas in total that awarded with the blue flag certification.
Izmir, which is a popular city, has 50 beaches and 3 marinas awarded with the blue flag in 2020. 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.
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.
Izmir has 3 marinas in total that awarded with the blue flag;
Izmir has 2 yachts in total that qualified with 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.
Cesme: Zigana Resort Alacati, Design Plus Seya Beach Alacati, Alacati Beach Resort & Spa, Paparazzi Beach Club, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Hotel, Dilaila Beach Club, Boyalik Beach Hotel & Spa, Sheraton Cesme Hotel, Ilica Hotel, Babaylon Otel, Grand Ontur Hotel Cesme, Altinyunus Otel, The Nowness.
Dikili: Decemko Holiday Village, Candarli Kale Public Beach, Dikili Public Beach, Kayra Beach Club, Kalem Island Oliviera Resort.
Foca: Mark Warner Hotel Phokaia, Hanedan Beach Club, Karakum Beach.
Karaburun: Bodrum Beach, Kuyucak Beach, Akvaryum Beach.
Menderes: Cactus Club Yalı Hotels & Resort, Club Cactus Paradise, Deniz Ati Holiday Village, Gumuldu Public Beach, Orta Mahalle Public Beach, Ladonia Hotels Kesre, Sunis Efes Royal Palace Resort Hotel, Club Marvy, Cukuralti Public Beach, Paloma Pasha Resort.
Seferihisar: Bahadir Public Beach, Gemisuyu Public Beach, Doganbey Sakiz Agaci, Doganbey Havacilar Sitesi, Omur Beldesi, Bengiler Public Beach, Urkmez Saglık Ocagi Beach, Buyuk Akkum Beach, Euphoria Aegean Resort Hotel.
Selcuk: Korumar Ephesus Beach & Spa Resort Hotel, Palm Wings Ephesus Beach Resort, Aqua Fantasy Aquapark Hotel Spa, Richmond Ephesus Resort Otel, Labranda Ephesus Princess.
Urla: Kum Denizi Public Beach.
Aliaga: Agapark Beach.