Kusadasi is Turkey’s largest beach resort town on the Aegean coast. As such, it has many different accommodations to choose from, which can be a bit overwhelming.
To help you get started, I show and describe Kusadasi’s 2 best beaches, as well as a selection of the best hotels there, including some all-inclusive options.
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About Kusadasi’s Beaches
There are several beaches surrounding Kusadasi, but some are more accessible and have more options for food and drinks.
With that in mind, I’ve shortlisted 2 the best beaches to stay at in Kusadasi, to help you focus your search on finding an at least somewhat centrally located hotel, from which you can explore further.
Ladies Beach is Kusadasi’s city beach. It’s named as such because back in the Ottoman period, only women were allowed to access the beach.
The beach has a one kilometer stretch of sandy beach and clean, shallow waters. You can find plenty of sun beds and umbrellas for rent to enjoy this beach.
There are also a good amount of bars, cafes, restaurants and hotels here, so this beach is lively and bustling. If you’re looking for somewhere to party and people watch, this is the place to stay.
Long Beach is about a 10-minute drive further south from Ladies Beach. It used to be 18 kilometer long, but it has been divided into several sections over the years.
Nowadays, Long Beach is only a 6 kilometer area, where you’ll find a lot of watersports activities, the Aqua Center waterpark, and some restaurants and bars.
If you’re looking for somewhere a bit quieter while still having the convenience of food and drinks close by, Long Beach is a good choice.
If you’d like to explore more of Kusadasi’s beaches beyond these two most centrally located ones, you can see a list here.
The Best Ladies Beach Hotels
These 6 hotels are great options to consider if you’re looking for hotels at or near Ladies Beach, some of which offer all-inclusive packages.
The Grand Blue Sky International
Grand Blue Sky International is a luxury resort with all-inclusive packages, located a short 5-minute walk away from Ladies Beach. If you’re looking for a break from the lively Ladies Beach, the hotel also has a smaller private beach.
The hotel has an impressive infinity pool looking out to sea, and many rooms have sea views. There are three restaurants on site, as well as facilities like a diving school, tennis courts, and a Turkish bath, or hammam.
Palmin Hotel is a 4-star hotel offering all-inclusive packages, about a 15-minute walk away from Ladies Beach. You can take a leisurely stroll there, or take the hotel’s free shuttle to Ladies Beach or Lost Paradise Beach.
There are plenty of activities to keep you busy at the hotel. There’s a tennis court, water polo, volleyball, Zumba, table tennis, billiards and more. There are also a few water slides that adults and kids alike would enjoy 🙂
Le Bleu Hotel & Resort Kusadasi
Another hotel with all-inclusive packages is Le Bleu Hotel & Resort Kusadasi, which has its own private beach. It’s also close to Ladies Beach, which is a 10-minute walk or short taxi ride away. Most rooms there have views of the sea, and balconies to enjoy them from.
The hotel has several pools including an activity pool with waterslides, and also a kids’ pool. You can also have a game of basketball or tennis, or arrange for watersports activities, and wind down with a spa treatment in the hotel spa.
Ladies Beach Residence
Ladies Beach Residence offers luxury apartment-style accommodation. It’s right in front of Ladies Beach, so you’re only a few steps away from the sea and plenty of restaurants by the beach.
There are many room types, from comfortable standard rooms sleeping 2, to the huge duplex penthouse room, with 3 bedrooms and living spaces across two floors, as well as balconies with great sea views.
Ladies Beach Hotel
Ladies Beach Hotel is a small, budget hotel with a great location right on the Ladies Beach promenade. It has 18 basic but clean rooms which sleep up to 3, some of which have balconies which give you amazing views of the sea.
The hotel also has a popular Irish pub and restaurant on the ground floor. You can have both breakfast and happy hour drinks while looking out to sea there 🙂
Gultepe Apartments is a small hotel offering simple, budget-friendly apartment units that sleep up to three, about a 5-minute walk away from Ladies Beach. The hotel is run by a friendly family who are always happy to help.
The apartment units have a basic kitchen area so you can prepare simple meals, and there’s also a small pool where you can cool off in the hot summers.
The Best Long Beach Hotels
These 3 hotels provide good value for money if you’re looking for hotels on Long Beach that offer all-inclusive packages.
SunConnect Atlantique Holiday Club
This hotel is located right on the waterfront of Long Beach. It’s a large, family-friendly resort with all-inclusive packages.
There’s something for everyone in the family. There’s a spa center with Turkish bath, sauna and massages for the grown-ups, while kids will enjoy the big water park with 14 water slides, and horse safari.
Another hotel offering all-inclusive packages on Long Beach is Ephesia Hotel. The rooms sleep up to 4, and all have balconies, many of which have views looking out to the Aegean Sea.
The hotel has a semi-Olympic sized pool where you can do laps, and a spa center with Turkish bath and sauna. For those who can’t skip a workout, there’s also a fitness center.
Batihan Beach Resort & Spa
Batihan is also a Long Beach hotel with all-inclusive packages. It has a private stretch of beach, and many facilities like a spa center, basketball and mini golf court, restaurants, bars, and even a nightclub on site.
The daily night shows are quite popular, where you can catch acrobats, dancers and even fire breathers in action!
Conclusion & Summary
There are many options for accommodation at various price points at Ladies Beach and Long Beach, from small family-run hotels to big, sprawling resorts.
All-inclusive hotels are also a good option to consider when you’re traveling with family, as there are facilities catering to children and adults alike. Many such hotels in Kusadasi have impressive facilities like water parks, and tennis courts.
Hope this helps you find the perfect place to stay in Kusadasi. Have a good trip!