YEŞİLOVACIK FISHER HARBOUR

Yeşilovacık, Silifke – Mersin – Turkey

GPS : 36°11’18.8″N 33°39’20.2″E / 36.188550, 33.655600

Bölükada Lighthouse
GPS : 36°08’04.1″N 33°41’01.0″E / 36.134478, 33.683608
Focal Plane : 43 m ( 141 ft ), Tower Height : 10 m ( 33 ft )
Character : W. FI. (2) 5.0 Second (two white flashes every 5 second), Flashing Character : 0,5 + 1,0 + 0,5 + 3,0
Visibility Range : 18 nautical miles

VHF Channels : 72
Call Sign : ” yesilovacik harbour ”

Main Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 36°11’13.8″N 33°39’17.7″E / 36.187153, 33.654912

Inner Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 36°11’14.3″N 33°39’25.0″E / 36.187299, 33.656956

Yeşilovacık (former Hacıisaklı) is a town in Mersin Province. It is a part of Silifke district which in turn is a part of Mersin Province. Yeşilovacık is a Mediterranean coastal town. The area both east and the north is covered with pine forests. The west of the town is a wide sand beach. The town is on the D.400 state highway. It is west of both Silifke and Mersin; the highway distance to Silifke is 42 km (26 mi) and to Mersin 124 km (77 mi).

Yeşilovacık town, south of the Mediterranean, Antalya and Mersin on the road, Cyprus is located in the closest point. Starting from the foothills of the Taurus which extend to the beach and village life, the site combines both blue and green is a town where the meeting.

Both fishing and agriculture, especially greenhouse agriculture play important roles in the economy of Yeşilovacık. Turkey’s first-season vegetables, apricots, plums, almonds, grapes, tomatoes, cucumbers are among the more important crops. There is a little harbour for fishermen.

HARBOUR

Capacity : 260 boats

Breakwater
Outer Breakwater : 525 m
Inner Breakwater : 250 m

FACILITIES
Drinkable Water
Electricity
Fuel
Slipway
Net Repealing Area
WC/Shower

Administration
Yeşilovacık Fishery Products Cooperative

TOWN FACILITIES
Health : Health Center, Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacies, Dentists
Accommodation : Hotels, Motels, Pensions, Rental Houses
Shopping : Markets, Shops, Stores, Fish Market
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Internet
Hair dresser
Laundry
Beach
Dining : Fish Restaurants, Cafes, Buffets, Restaurants, Bakeries
Repairing & Maintenance Workshops : Silifke, Taşucu
Technical Equipment Shops : Silifke, Taşucu
Special Shopping : Almond, apricot, plum

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

FISH AND SEA PRODUCT SPECIES LIST OF THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA

HISTORICAL PLACES
The ruins of Aphrodisias (not to be confused with the well known ancient settlement in Aydın Province) are on a cape a few kilometers east of Yeşilovacık. These ruins, now called Tisan, date back to 7th century BC of Hellenistic age. During the last years of Seljuk Empire Aphrodisias lost its former importance. In 1210 Leo I, the king of Lesser Armenia sold this town to Knights Hospitaller. The knights renamed the city as Porto Cabalieri. However, this medieval town didn’t survive.

TRANSPORT
Minibus : Yeşilovacık – Taşucu, Silifke
Bus : Yeşilovacık – Taşucu, Silifke, Mersin
Airport : Adana Şakirpaşa International Airport, Konya International Airport, Dalaman International Airport, Antalya International Airport, Gazipaşa International Airport

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Coordinates

36°11'18.8"N
33°39'20.2"E

Address

Yeşilovacık, Yeşilovacık Mahallesi, 33920 Silifke/Mersin, Turkey

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