Ayvalık – Balıkesir – Turkey
GPS : 39°22’36.0″N 26°35’36.0″E / 39.376667, 26.593333
Maden Adası the Greek Poroselene is a small uninhabited island with a lovely cove. Maden Koyu is a pretty bay on the southeast of Maden Island. Maden Koyu affords adequate shelter from the northerly and westerly blowing winds. There is a limited space for maneuvering; care is required when prevailing wind blows stronger.
Anchor over sand in 5 m. Good protection from the meltemi. The bottom is weed and sand in some parts. Boats can drop anchor in 3 – 4 meters.
The depth on the beach side drops to 2 meters, the bottom here is sand.
This island is called Maden Island due to iron ore mining in the area.
The ruin stone tower on the hill on Maden Island – is from the prehistoric era. It was renovated and converted into a watchtower.
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