Güzelbahçe – İzmir – Turkey
Güzelbahçe Waterfront Lighthouse
GPS : 38°22’40.0″N 26°53’30.0″E / 38.377778, 26.891667
Focal Plane : 14 mt (46 ft), Tower Height : 10 mt (33 ft)
Character : W. FI. (2) 10.0 Second, Flashing Character : 0.5+2.0+0.5+7.0,
Visibility Range : 18 nautical miles
VHF Channels : 16
Call Sign : ” guzelbahce marina ”
Güzelbahçe is a coastal district of İzmir Province. It is one of the nine districts in the Greater Metropolitan Area of İzmir. Güzelbahçe district area follows a section in the southern shore of the inner Gulf of İzmir alongside a narrow coastal strait delimited by mid-height hills. It is İzmir’s westernmost district. It is İzmir’s westernmost district. Güzelbahçe center is at a distance of 24 km (15 mi) to the west from the traditional center of İzmir (Konak).
Güzelbahçe is a town of 2 halves, the main centre is located about 1 km inland at the top of a small hill and is probably regarded as the more affluent part of the town with many large houses and villas.
Nevertheless, the subsistence of a part of the population, usually older settlers, is still derived from local activities such as fishing, viniculture, other forms of agriculture particularly greenhouse cultivation with emphasis on production of decorative plants and flowers and sections in the district retain their rural character.
GPS : 38°22’30.9″N 26°51’59.0″E / 38.375265, 26.866387
Capacity : 120 Boats
Outer Breakwater : 320 m
Inner Breakwater : 50 m
Administration : İzmir Regional Fishery Products Cooperative
İzzet Crane : You can hire several type crane services up to 500 tons capacity.
Shopping : Hipermarkets, Supermarkets, Shops, Stores, Markets
Health : Hospital, Health Center, Emergency First Aid, Doctors, Nurses, Dentists, Pharmacies
Dining : Restaurants, Buffets, Cafes, Bakery, Pizza House
Accommodations : Hotels, Motels, Pensions, Rental Houses
Local Market : Tuesday
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Internet, Wi-Fi
Entertainment : Discotheques, Bars
Special Shopping : Vines, Grapes
Güzelbahçe County/District and famous with their delicious grapes grown on mostly steep hills and mountains. Vineyards during summer and autumns have worth to visits and grapes are definitely worth to taste due to natural growth. Grapes in the vineyards different due to lack of major irrigation or watering.
The town is spread along the coast with fish restaurants dominating the parts of the sea front. Güzelbahçe is famous for its fish restaurants and at weekends in both Summer and Winter they are crowded with visitors from all over the area. The town is dominated by fishing and you can see people fishing all along the sea front at weekends and evenings and there are always fishing boats bobbing about in the bay of Izmir.
FISH AND SEA PRODUCT SPECIES LIST OF THE AEGEAN SEA
Seabus : Güzelbahçe – Konak
Bus : Güzelbahçe – Üçkuyular, Konak
Minibus : Güzelbahçe – Üçkuyular
Airport : İzmir Adnan Menderes International Airport