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KUSADASI

Kuşadası is a coastal resort town in the Aydin Province of Aegean Turkey. It has become a popular holiday resort, especially for visitors from Northern and Western Europe. Kusadasi takes its name from the Turkish for 'Bird Island', a reference to Pigeon Island, which is connected to the mainland of Kusadasi by a short causeway. 


The permanent population is approximately 50,000 residents, although that number grows significantly during the high season months of May to October.


There are some good beaches both south and north of Kusadasi. All beaches are commercialized with hotels surrounding them. The Kusadasi Beaches are world-famous and have received Blue Flag for clean sea and unique sand. Caretta Caretta sea turtles prefer to lay eggs in Kusadasi Davutlar Beach. All Kusadasi beaches have sand and After 50 meters the depth is 160 centimeters.


- Wikivoyage

Image by Mesut Kaya

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