Situated on the Cesme Peninsula, opposite to the Grecian island Chios, Alacati is the perfect surf place in the Turkish Aegean Sea. Who does not ambition of racing over flat, turquoise water with unceasing wind? With Izmir exactly a three hour flight away, and the transportation to Alacati only one hour, this perfect position is highly reachable.
Alacati is named the “St. Tropez of Turkey” and it´s historical town with many cafes and terrasses is truly appealing. In nearby Cesme, numerous stores and boutiques influence you to shop to your hearts content!
Just in case the wind takes a break and you are interested about culture as well as sports, a few notable places can be well reached from here: Ephesus, Pamukkale, Troy, Assos and a lot more.
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By the middle of May untill the end of September the well known “Meltemi” blows from the north. Generally the air flow is moderate in the morning time and growths during the afternoon. In spring and autumn, the commanding wind comes from a southerly direction. The “Poiras” blows sideshore from the right hand. At this time, nice small waves break in the bay. Even on days with strong wind, beginners and intermediates can enjoy soften wind conditions from the morning to the sunset.
There are numerous bars and restaurants by the beach where food and drink is fine value. Nearby Ilica (8km) and Cesme (15km) offer some more nightlife as well as a few very nice restaurants close to their picturesque harbours.