Ayvalık – Balıkesir – Turkey

GPS : 39°19’48.0″N 26°39’30.0″E / 39.330000, 26.658333

Bozburun Lighthouse
GPS : 39°26’18.8″N 26°48’45.9″E / 39.438564, 26.812737
Focal Plane : 35 mt (117 ft), Tower Height : 10 mt (33 ft)
Character : W. FI. 5.0 Second, Flashing Character : 0.5 + 4.5
Visibility Range : 10 nautical miles

GPS : 39°19’48.0″N 26°39’30.0″E / 39.330000, 26.658333

Main Breakwater Lighthouse
F R 10M 3M
GPS : 39°19’48.6″N 26°39’25.0″E / 39.330174, 26.656937

A harbor on the north side of The Lake of Ayvalık on Alibey Adası (island). The island is connected to the mainland by a causeway and is the site of an old Greek village, now a tourist resort. Alibey (Cunda) Island a small road bridge connects Lale Island which in turn is connected by a causeway to the mainland (Ayvalık). Cunda is a unique spot, the narrow streets, renovated houses and churches in its historic settlements are interesting to visit.

Cunda Island, also called Alibey Island is the largest of the Ayvalık Islands archipelago in Turkey, which was historically called the Hekatonisa or Moschonisia archipelago in Greek. It is a small island in the northwestern Aegean Sea, off the coast of Ayvalık in Balıkesir Province.

Alibey Adası Shelter is on the northwest of Port Ayvalık, it lies on the south of Alibey Island.


Capacity : 145 Boats

Main Breakwater : 396 m

Depth in the inlet : 2 – 3 meters

There are several laid moorings with orange pickup buoys on the quay to the north side of the harbour, one or more of which is usually available to visitors. There are 15 laid moorings tailed on the quay for the visiting yachts.

You can also anchor in the harbour to the south of the pier – good holding in 5 metres.

Electricity connections are available
Water connections are available
At the quay on the shore a boatyard
At the quay on the shore showers.
Bilge charge service is provided
Fuel can be obtained from a tanker truck
Hauling up to 25 m LOA is on sledge – and – runner method

Administration : Ayvalık Fishery Products Cooperative

Many churches and monasteries are located on the island, the most famous being the Taksiyarhis Church. The bell of the church stays at the Bergama Museum.

Ayvalık is a seaside town on the northwestern Aegean coast of Turkey. It is a district of Balıkesır Province. The town center of Ayvalık is surrounded by the archipelago of Ayvalık Islands, which face the nearby Greek island of Lesbos. Ayvalık is a city in Northern Aegean, Turkey. It’s located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Edremit (part of Aegean Sea), across from the eastern coast of Greek island of Lesvos, opposite its capital (Mytilene).

Public Market : Takes place on Thursdays.
Diving : Diving courses are organized. There are several attractive diving spots in the area.
Special Shopping : Olive, Olive Oil, Brined Olives, Castile Soap
Beach : Sarımsaklı, Altınova
Shopping : Supermarket, Shops, Markets, Stores
Health : Health Center, Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacies, Dentists
Accommodations : Hotels, Motels, Pensions, Rental Houses
Dining : Restaurants, Cafes, Buffets, Bakery
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Internet
Hair dresser
Entertainment : Discotheques, Bars, Night Clubs

Ayvalık – Edremit Airport 40 km, İzmir International Airport 175 km
Ferrboat : Ayvalık – Lesvos Island, Ayvalık – Alibey (Cunda) Adası
Bus : Ayvalık – Alibey Adası, Balıkesir, İzmir
Airport : Balıkesir Körfez Airport, Balıkesir Central Airport, Çanakkale Airport. İzmir Adnan Menderes International Airport

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Ayvalık, 10400 Ayvalık/Balıkesir Province, Turkey

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