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Kusadasi meaning “bird island” can be found on the southern Aegean coast of Turkey, with its broad sandy beaches and sparkling turquoise waters, Kusadasi is a hot holiday destination all year round with temperatures reaching 35°C during peak months. This location is rich in history. Ephesus, an ancient city, stands beside it, with plenty of visitors from tours each year. The town is approximately 80 kilometres from Izmir’s Adnan Menderes airport and takes approximately one hour to reach from the airport.
Kusadasi is full of unique attractions. You can choose from two popular waterparks. Adaland aquapark is the only place you can do rafting! You can enjoy the thrill of rafting against raging waves! Tortuga Pirate Island water park is a large water park that provides quality activities throughout the day without slowing down the pace, and you can also experience the thrill of competition with the first and only Wipe-out area. If you are into the history of this unique resort, you can book various trips to visit the Kusadasi castle, Ephesus tours and even visit the house of Virgin Mary. If you want to completely disconnect and unwind this holiday, book a full-day trip from Kusadasi to Pamukkale and Hierapolis, where you can soak in the otherworldly Pamukkale Thermal Pools before exploring an ancient Roman spa town.
This holiday resort is ideal for couples who want to have a good time while also relaxing and enjoying each other's company. Couple activities include everything from fun waterparks to romantic dinners on the beach!
During the months of April to October, Aer Lingus flies 3 times a week with an approximate 7-hour travel time.
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There is plenty of night life in Kusadasi, including a colossal number of Irish bars. If you are looking for a chill pint at the bar or a fun karaoke cocktail night, Kusadasi has it all.
Kusadasi has options from local cuisine to fine dining. With plenty of vegan and vegetarian options too!
The Kusadasi resort is a family friendly location. It can be enjoyed by all ages. The waterparks are suitable for young children while it can be enjoyed by adults too! The restaurants are equipped with kids' menus and fast-food restaurants for picky eaters.
Once strictly a beach just for women, ‘Ladies Beach’ is highly rated and open to everyone. It is one of Kusadasi’s most popular beaches with clear waters, clean beach, and soft sunbeds to lie upon. Additional high rating beaches to mention include the Uzun Plaj beach and the Silver Sands beach.
The Kusadasi Shopping Center is a wonderful place to go for all your retail therapy needs. There are familiar stores such as MANGO and Starbucks.
If you want to soak up the sun, the peak summer months are the best time to visit. The average high temperature is 35°C, and the average low temperature is 19°C. Regardless of the season, Kusadasi has fantastic weather and activities to match.
The currency used in Kusadasi is the Turkish Lira. Euro is accepted in select places, but it is always recommended to use the country's legal currency. It is advised to exchange your money before arriving in Turkey as there is minimal places to exchange when you arrive! Alternatively, if you do not plan to use cash only, you can exchange your money on the go using Revoluts currency exchange feature!
There is a 3-hour difference between Ireland and Kusadasi.
The Dolmuş is the most common mode of transportation in Turkey. These are shared taxis that travel along predetermined routes within and between cities.