The resort area of Ilica is located towards the west of Turkey, around 5 kilometres away from Çeşme. Ilica Çeşme was a popular summer retreat in the late 19th century for the upper-class community of Izmir and is currently a key tourist attraction in Çeşme. The area is well-known for its beautiful beaches and thermal springs - some of which are located in the sea. Swimming at the Ilica beach is believed to have healing properties for the skin and travellers may also visit some of the mud baths around the area that are believed to have positive effects on rheumatism and gynaecological problems. Windsurfing and other water sports are also popular activities in Ilica. The area is often host to annual world windsurfing championships and is an internationally reputed windsurfing destination.
Day time visits are recommended
Children, Adults, Families, Senior Guests, Young Adults
Thermal baths, the beach area and mud baths
Finding prayer facilities in Ilica will not be difficult. It is possible for Muslim travellers to visit some of the mosques near Ilica such as the Cesme Mosque, CiftlikKoy Mosque, Yeni Mosque and MerkezHaciMemis Aga which are all located within the city limits of Çeşme.
Access to Halal food in Ilica will not be a problem. A number of eateries and Halal restaurants in Ilica are available for Muslim travellers. If necessary, visitors could confirm the availability of Halal food and Halal menus at the restaurants with a quick chat with the restaurant owners prior to dining. It is also possible to visit some of the well-known Halal restaurants in Çeşme.