Cool on a Hot Day
A century ago Ataköy, Yeşilköy and Florya, west of the Istanbul city center, were nice wide warm-water beaches out in the country. Now they’re surrounded by city, and heavily developed.
Now, the land around Kilyos is being developed also, but it is still more rural and less hectic than the city beaches.
If you’re in Istanbul on a very hot summer day and you want a cool dip in the sea, Kilyos is the place!