Kusadasi is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast, and the center of the seaside district of the same name within Aydın Province. Kusadasi is located 95 km south of Izmir, the area's metropolitan center, and 71 km from the provincial seat of Aydin. The city is situated along a gulf of the same name in the Aegean, with the island of Güvercin Ada connected to the mainland by a narrow passage.
Kusadasi caters to tourists arriving by land, or from the port for cruise ship passengers heading to Ephesus.
The city is a port of call for major cruise lines such as Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Cunard Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Holland America Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruises, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean.
The port is linked by a six-lane highway to Izmir's Adnan Menderes Airport.
There are daily ferry services to the nearby Greek island of Samos. Kusadasi's bus station is a transport hub. Coach buses connect the city to various parts of the country.
Places of Interest in and near Kusadasi: