Location / Place To Visit / Özdere
Ozdere is a small fishing village located in the southwestern coast of Turkey along the Aegean Sea. This small town was virtually unspoiled approximately 10 years ago or so. It has now grown into a highly developed holiday resort for families from across the world.
However, it still retains its old world charm and is a quiet resort city. The mild climate enfolds the village throughout the year making it pleasant at any time for a visit.
There are beautiful golden sands on the beaches of Ozdere, which run for miles along shallow and crystal-clear waters that are knee-deep only. The 30-acre stretch of shallow water along the beach makes it a perfect haven for non-swimmers and young children to relax at the beach and enjoy it in complete safety. If you're looking for a relaxed getaway with your spouse or children then this is the perfect, and perfectly safe, beach resort to visit in Turkey.
Why not relax in the many restaurants or pick up a bargain at the variety of shops in the town? You can sample some international cuisine in family run, quaint restaurants that serve a variety ethnic dishes. Spend a relaxing evening with your family or in the company of good friends. The best food to try in this town can be found in the fish and seafood-based restaurants overlooking the bay off the Aegean Sea.
Take a short 10 minute walk from the city and discover the interesting coastline with many forests that provide it with a rough natural edge which is softened by the many Mandarin plantations.
The city is equipped with large supermarkets, doctors, pharmacies as well as post offices and ATM machines. These conveniences and professionals ensure that any tourist will have a leisurely and relaxed vacation. The city has many services for car and bus hires as well as dolmus services and highly efficient Internet cafés.
Get a feel of the local life and landscape at the open-air market which operates on the weekends only. Enjoy a collection of fresh produce, spices and herbs from this Turkey itself, which is rich in historical culture as well as cuisine.