Ayvalık – Balıkesir – Turkey
GPS : 39°16’53.3″N 26°35’33.6″E / 39.281461, 26.592668
Çıplak Ada Lighthouse
GPS : 39°17’13.6″N 26°35’53.0″E / 39.287114, 26.598049
Focal Plane : 18 mt, Tower Height : 4 mt
Character : R.Fl.3.0 Second, Flashing Character : 0,3+2.7
Visibility Range : 8 nautical miles
Near the entrance to the Ayvalık Channel is Çıplak Ada. It is a pleasant place for a lunch stop. Çıplak Ada – The Island is on the west of Sarmısaklı Peninsula. Çıplak Ada is a barren island, favorite nest for the seagulls. You can also observe rabbits, strolling around.
The bay on the southern part of the island provides good shelter from northerly winds. This bay is a popular spot for the tripper boats.
Boats drop anchor in 2 – 5 meters. The bottom is sand.
Nights are quite here. Midilli Island (Lesvos) and Dikili town lights decorate the nature. Midilli – Ayvalık ferries pass from the south.
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
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