Ayvalık – Balıkesir – Turkey
GPS : 39°22’48.3″N 26°36’37.6″E / 39.380078, 26.610433
Gümüş Koyu is on the northwest side of Alibey Island. It lies on the east of Maden Island. Two cottages are identified from a distance. The entry is from the west. The strait between Alibey and Maden Islands is about 0.5 meter deep and is easily recognized by its color.
Care is required for the shoal water and rocks “Semizhoroz” in the vicinity between Maden and Yellice Islands.
The bottom is weed and sand in some parts. Make sure your anchor is well dug in. Depths gradually shelve ashore. Boats drop anchor in 3 – 5 meters.
This cove affords good shelter from all but, strong easterly blowing winds push swell in. Patricia Cove is on the east shore, it is walking distance. A rough path goes to the town center of Alibey Adası.
Ayvalık is a seaside town on the northwestern Aegean coast of Turkey. It is a district of Balıkesir 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