Karaburun – İzmir – Turkey
GPS : 38°32’36.4″N 26°22’36.0″E / 38.543440, 26.376671
Eğri Liman is a delightful small gulf with several anchorage. There is very good shelter from most winds including the meltem. Anchor on the W side. The bottom is mud and weed and there may be some difficulty.
Danger: There are several reefs in the area.
Eğri Liman is on the western end of Karaburun Peninsula. It is 8 miles away on the south of Karaburun. A peninsula extends in a northerly direction, parallel to the mainland. It is connected to the shore with an isthmus.
The entrance is 300 meters. Three rocky islets near the middle of the peninsula lie 400 meters off the point. The depth at the entrance is 20 meters. Depths gradually shelve ashore. The bottom is sandy and muddy, affords excellent holding. Boats drop anchor in 2 – 20 meters.
Eğri Liman provides all – round shelter. It gets swell from strong northerly and southerly winds, but it is not gusty in the bay.
A few houses among the fields are seen on the slopes on east. The Küçükbahçe – Karaburun highway is nearby; it’s 30 km to either destination.
The town is spread along the coast with fish restaurants dominating the parts of the sea front. Çeşme is famous for its fish restaurants and at weekends in both Summer and Winter they are crowded with visitors from all over the area. The town is dominated by fishing and you can see people fishing all along the sea front at weekends and evenings and there are always fishing boats bobbing about in the bay of Izmir.
FISH AND SEA PRODUCT SPECIES LIST OF THE AEGEAN SEA
Bus : Eğri Liman – İzmir
Minibus : Eğri Liman – Küçükbahçe, Ildır, Çeşme
Ferryboat : Çeşme – Chios (Greece), Brindisi (Italy), Ancona (Italy)
Seabus : Çeşme – Chios (Greece)
Airport : İzmir Adnan Menderes International Airport