With the approaching of the summer season, many people have started their search to plan a vacation according to their budget, particularly some spots in Istanbul accessible by public transportation, such as Adalar, Kilyos, and Şile, who are making their preparations for their customers. Additionally, the Istanbul beaches are a good spot for spending vacations.
In the luxury hotels located in the popular holiday destinations in the Mediterranean and Aegean regions, the cost of even a three or four-day holiday is quite high. After adding the fee of plane and bus tickets or considering the fuel costs, daily activities become more attractive for many people.
Even though the air temperatures have not yet reached the desired figures for vacationers, the best beaches in Istanbul are starting to open this weekend. Especially some beaches in the Princes’ Islands and Kilyos and Şile, Istanbul’s northern regions that can be reached by public transport in Istanbul, have accelerated final preparations for their visitors.
The entrance fees for the beaches in Turkey Istanbul start from 100 Turkish Liras per person and go up to 650 lyres. Eskibağ Beach, located in Büyükada, one of the Prince’s Islands, is among those who set the new season tariffs and demands 100 Liras per person both on weekdays and weekends. At Yörükalı Beach, which has been serving in Büyükada for many years, the entrance fee per person is 250 Liras on weekdays and 300 Liras on weekends.
Maya Beach in Şile has set 300 Liras for the entrance to the beach on weekdays. The same business has set a tariff of 450 Liras for the VIP section on weekdays and 650 for weekends. Most beaches near Istanbul will be opened with the education summer break.
Free areas such as the German Bay in Heybeliada are also frequent destinations for people seeking a daily vacation. In addition to sea holidays, for those looking for alternatives such as visiting promenades, Şile, Ağva, and Polonezköy also offer holidaymakers the opportunity to tour the region.
While rental prices in Istanbul beach resorts are quite high compared to last year, a car rental costs 1,000 Liras for a car rented on a Saturday. As the class and comfort of the vehicle increase, the price can also exceed 2,000 lines.
A tourism representative noted that prices of Istanbul beaches would increase by 20 and 30 percent with the Eid al-Adha holiday.