Alaçatı, Turkey’s picturesque coastal town

Just a 45 minute drive from Izmir lies the beautiful coastal town of Alaçatı. Famous for its cobbled streets, taş evleri (stone houses) boutique hotels and now considered one of the worlds best destination for Windsurfing.

Alaçatı is generally quite during the daytime as locals and tourists alike head to the surrounding beaches just outside of the town. The evenings however are a very different story. The trendy outdoor cafes and restaurants, the bustling antique and souvenir shops all come to life.

When it comes to Windsurfing, look no further than Alaçatı. You will find 10 professional surf centres offering world class lessons and training. The winds in Alaçatı creating the perfect conditions for Windsurfing and is earmarked for several world Windsurfing events in the not to distant future.

Alaçatı’s high season occurs between May through to September and is the perfect choice for authentic Turkish summer getaway.