Urla – İzmir – Turkey
GPS : 38°25’26.9″N 26°35’16.4″E / 38.424151, 26.587892
Main Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 38°25’26.3″N 26°35’16.9″E / 38.423970, 26.588030
Balıklıova is a small village between Urla and Karaburun, in the Urla district, İzmir Province of Turkey. The meaning of the word Balıklıova comes from a “valley full of fish”. Particularly during summer time Balıklıova has so many inhabitants. Since majority of households are summer houses, and summer sites. Balıkova Limanı is on the west of Gülbahçe Bay, it lies between points; İnceburun and Dalyan Burnu. Balıkova Limanı is a large bay.
There are two coves adequate for anchorage and a shelter in the vicinity. The coves on the northern end of Dalyan Burnu (point), that are separated by a finger point. The cove on the east ends by a camping site. Residential site occupy the other. Both coves provide adequate shelter from northerly and westerly winds. Anchor in depths of 4 – 6 meters. The bottom is sandy.
The village of Balıkova has a shelter. There are 1.5 – 3 meters depth in the basin. Boats should drop anchor. Care is required for the submerged reefs, extending 50 meters from the tip of the breakwater. These reefs lie about 70 meters.
Capacity : 85 Boats
Administration : Balıklıova Fishery Products Cooperative
Health : Health Center, Pharmacies, Doctors, Nurses
Shopping : Shops, Markets, Weekly Market
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Internet
Accommodation : Hotels, Motels, Pensions, Apart Hotels
Dining : Restaurants, Cafes, Buffets, Fish Restaurants
Beach : Clear water, wonderful sandy beaches, natural coves
Special Shopping : Olive, Narcissus, Artichoke
Public Market : Thursday
Fish Restaurants are very famous with their fishes, cooking and services. Fishes available due to seasons.
FISH AND SEA PRODUCT SPECIES LIST OF THE AEGEAN SEA
Balıkılova – Urla 30 km, İzmir 63 km
Bus : Balıklıova – Balçova, Çeşme