Edremit – Balıkesir – Turkey

GPS : 39°33’54.8″N 26°44’39.3″E / 39.565220, 26.744249

Karaburun Lighthouse
GPS : 39°33’28.9″N 26°50’16.9″E / 39.558020, 26.838014
Focal Plane : 13 mt (43 ft), Tower Height : 12 mt (39 ft)
Character : W. FI. (3) 10.0 Second, Flashing Character : 0.5+1.5+0.5+1.5+0.5+5.5
Visibility Range : 12 nautical miles

VHF Channels : 16
Call Sign : ” altinoluk marina ”

Main Breakwater Lighthouse
F R 10m 3M
GPS : 39°33’55.2″N 26°44’38.7″E / 39.565340, 26.744072

Inner Breakwater Lighthouse
F G 10m 3M
GPS : 39°33’56.9″N 26°44’38.9″E / 39.565818, 26.744139
Altınoluk, formerly Papazlık, is a town and summer resort in the Edremit district of Balıkesir Province in western Turkey. It is located 25 km (16 mi) west of Edremit, at the northern coast of Edremit Bay and on Mount Kazdağı hills. Located immediately on the banks of Altınoluk the Kaz Mountains National Park, nature lovers to make their getaway from time to time is caused by nature. with the area’s geography Şahinderesi Canyon is famous.

Altınoluk is a town in the Edremit district of Balıkesir Province in western Turkey. It is located in the Edremit Bay north coast and on Mount Ida hills. Located between Edremit-Küçükkuyu and approximately 24 km to Edremit distance in the Aegean sea shore, in olive groves is a town. It is a natural wonder with beautiful beaches, sun, clean bays ,magnificent green landscapes combined with the mythological Ida mountains.

It is a town of happiness where the people from different cultures sing the song of brotherhood and live the past and present at the same time. It is a natural wonder with beautiful beaches, sun, clean bays, magnificent green landscapes combined with the mythological Ida mountains.


Altınoluk Shelter is on the northern shores of Gulf Edremit. It is 4,5 miles on the west of Kara Burun.

Berthing Capacity : 100 Boats

Outer Breakwater : 300 m
Inner Breakwater : 68 m

Depth : 3 – 6 meters

Water connections available on the quay.
Electricity connections available on the quay.
Fuel can be obtained from a tanker truck.
Fishmonger, teahouses and restaurants are around the shelter.
Fish Market

Administration : Altınoluk Fishery Products Cooperative

Altınoluk Diving Clup
Diving Courses, Ice, Moorings, Laundry, Technical Services, Undersea Services

Shopping : Shopping Centers, Supermarkets, Shops, Stores, Markets
Repairing & Maintenance Workshops
Technical Equipment Shops
Accommodation : Pensions, Apart Hotels, Hotels, Motels, Holiday Villages
Dining : Restaurants, Cafes, Bakeries, Buffets
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Wi-Fi
Health : Health Centers, Pharmacies, Doctors, Nurses, Dentists
Hair dresser
Bank, ATM
Entertainment : Discotheques, Bars
Public Market : Takes place on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Ida Mountains in the north (Ida), south of the Aegean Sea (Gulf of Edremit) is located. Mitolijide, Trojan-Dikili between the Aegean coast “Coast of Light” is called. Altınoluk; lights on the shore of the beach, at the foot of the legendary Ida Mountain, the sacred olive trees of green-blue Aegean resort to beauty is a lovesick flow. Mount Ida with thousand springs’ from the spring water, a fountain flows from a healthy and clean.

Being one of the richest oxygen content places of the world, Kaz Dağları is very healthfully for the patients especially suffering from asthma. Şahinderesi canyon which regulates the air circulation at the region, is also an ideal site for trekking. The waterfalls and the small lakes are the beauties worthy of your remarks and trout fish farms are the places where you can have delicious meals.

“Respect for Life” Culture and Art Festival which are organized by the municipality every year on the 1st week of August stiffen the culture and the amity of the citizens of the different regions.

It is not clear who founded the Greek city of Antandrus. Strabo, quoting the poet Alcaeus, mentions the Leleges,note Herodotus believed the first settlers were Pelasgians,note and Thucydides mentions the Aeolians.note The city took part in the Ionian Revolt against the Persians, and was a member of the Delian League after the Persian Wars.

During the Peloponnesian War, exiles from Lesbos captured the city, used it as base to recapture Mytilene, but were expelled by the Athenians, who garrisoned the place.note
Now that Athens and Sparta were fighting each other and had no opportunity to protect the Asian Greeks, Antandrus became Persian again. However, the new rulers were expelled twicenote before their rule became permanant.

The city lost importance in the fourth century, but retained its independence after Alexander the Great had overthrown the Persian Empire, as is shown by its coinage. The city made money from selling wood, which was cut in the Ida Mountains in the hinterland. It had a temple of Artemis. According to the Roman legend told by the poet Virgil, Antandrus was the place where Aeneas boarded his ships and set out for Italy after the fall of Troy.

They are clean and have pleasant services. Fishes available due to seasons.


Bluefish : October-November-December in the grill
Atlantic Bonito : October-November-December in the grill, stew, pickled tunny
Red Mullet : January – February grill or pan
Sea Bass : August-September months grill or steam
Calamary : Throughout the semester, pan and stuffed
Octopus : Throughout the semester, salads and stews
Bream : Grilling and stewing in the months of August-September
Striped Mullet : Throughout the year pans
Pilchard : May-June-July-August-September months grilling and stewing
Mackerel : May-June-July-August-September months grilling and stewing
Swordfish : Autumn, the swelling
Red Scorpion Fish : Throughout the semester, soup and stew
Angler Fish : Swelling period, stewing and frying
Bogue : October-November-December in the grill
Tub Gurned : In autumn, soup and steam
Dentex : Pilaki In autumn Beans

Bus : Altınoluk – Çanakkale, Balıkesir, İzmir
Minibus : Altınoluk – Ezine, Edremit, Behramkale
Airport : Balıkesir Körfez Airport, Balıkesir Central Airport, Bursa Airport, İzmir Adnan Menderes International Airport, Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, Atatürk International Airport

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