Kusadasi is a small beach town on Turkey's west coast, overlooking the Mediterranean. The city has recently started to become a popular beach holiday destination, especially among the tourists from the Nordic countries and Western Europe. In addition to beautiful sandy beaches, the area hosts one of the oldest mosques. One gate of the old city walls is still left. At all beaches in the area are also hotels and nearby open air bars offer everything possible from food to souvenirs and traditional Turkish carpets. Haggling is essential, and merchants often try to put pressure on the customers to buy.
Monthly Weather Conditions
More information: Kusadasi forecast and weather conditions monthly
Compared to prices worldwide, Kusadasi is an average price destination.
On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $54.87, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.
On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $127.46, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.
- Basic hotel: $68.21
- Taxi ride (3 miles): $3.49
- Taxi ride (6 miles): $6.11
- Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $2.59
- Meal, McDonalds: $3.46
- Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $4.32
Kusadasi has been classified as fairly safe with security classification 3/5.
Safety index values (higher is better):
- General: 60.3 (better than United states average 48.9)
- Walking alone during daytime hours: 74.9 (better than United states average 69.0)
- Walking alone at night: 50.1 (better than United states average 41.3)
More information: Kusadasi safety
Things which affect the renting of the car:
- Driver’s license: In the European Union / Schengen a driver's license from an EU country is sufficient, although for North Americans it is recommended to carry a separate international driving license, in addition to the American driving license.
- Direction of traffic: In Europe the traffic is mainly right-handed. The exception is Great Britain, which is left-handed traffic.
- Insurance: In Western Europe, all rental cars include some kind of insurance, so additional insurance policies are often unnecessary (unless you are going to Russia or Eastern Europe).
- Driving abroad: You can drive a rental car almost everywhere within all countries of the European Union / Schengen territory without additional fees. Eastern European countries and Russia are the exceptions and you should always ask the car rental company in advance about the rules.