Karaburun – İzmir – Turkey
GPS : 38°38’11.4″N 26°31’26.2″E / 38.636500, 26.523938
Karaburun is a district and the center town of the same district in Turkey’s İzmir Province. The district area roughly corresponds to the peninsula of the same name (Karaburun Peninsula) which spears north of the internationally famous tourism resorts of neighboring Çeşme and its dependencies.
Karaburun town is situated close to the northern tip of the peninsula and checks the entry of the Gulf of İzmir with the town of Foça, another important tourism resort, across the waters. The district’s administrative zone is bordered by the districts of Çeşme and Urla in its south and faces the Greek island of Chios to its west.
Health : Hospital, Health Center, Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacies, First Aid 24 hours
Accommodation : Hotels, Motels, Pensions, Rental Houses
Dining : Restaurants, Cafes, Buffets, Bakeries
Bank : City center
Hair dresser : City center
Beach : 4 Natural Sandy Beaches, 2 beaches with Blue Flag, Pebbled seashores
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Internet
Shopping : Stores, Shops, Markets
Entertainment : Tea Gardens
Special Shopping : Goat Cheese, Artichokes, Olives, Olive Oils, Grapes, Honey, Mandarin, Almond, Narcissus, Hyacinth
Public Market : Takes place on Wednesdays.
Diving : Attractive Diving Spots, Diving Schools
If you want to eat fish, you should try one of the fish restaurants (Balık Restaurant) located in “İskele”, the little port of Karaburun where you will find restaurants. You can also eat at some hotels. In Karaburun, you can eat most fresh and delicious fish and other sea products. But a real Karaburun special is the tasty lesser gray mullet (ask for “Kefal” in Turkish).
FISH AND SEA PRODUCT SPECIES LIST OF THE AEGEAN SEA
Karaburun : İzmir center 100 km (approximately 60 miles), Çeşme 46 km
Ferryboat : Karaburun – Foça 50 mins
Seabus : Karaburun – Üçkuyular (İzmir) 1 hour 15 mins
Bus : Karaburun – İzmir
Minibus : Karaburun – Saipköy, Mordoğan