Hotels of all sizes, shapes, amenities
and prices throng the tip of the peninsula
west of İzmir, awaiting weekend and
A tip: visit Çeşme and Alaçatı
during the week, not on weekends, if possible.
You'll find lower prices, less traffic
in the town of Çeşme proper are small and convenient, but
not right on the beach. More...
The beautiful little
village of Alaçatı at
the tip of the Çeşme peninsula
70 km west of Izmir has
80 small inns and boutique
provide hospitality to a growing clientele
of Turkish and international visitors. More...
Here are some of my favorites:
My favorite among them is the Taş
Otel, designed, owned
and operated by the exceptionally
talented Ms Zeynep Öziş. More...
A charming, deluxe boutique hotel
in several restored Alaçatı stone houses,
it is the passion of retired business
executive Mr Celal Bayraktaroğlu. More...
You should also consider
the Incirliev, another
fine small family-operated boutique
hotel in an old stone Alaçatı house.
Brisk and beautiful in its Aegean décor of white-and-blue above rough stone, the 28-room
hotels in Alaçatı...
hotels in Çeşme...
—by Tom Brosnahan