The port of Kusadasi is known as “Ege Port” or “Scala Nuova” which means the new port. It is located right in the downtown area. It is an easy walk to everywhere.
Kusadasi port fully renovated in 2004 and became more popular intermediate cruise port for many companies organizing cruises in the Mediterranean and Aegean Sea. According to surveys, Kusadasi port is the most popular port in the Mediterranean with approximately 1million visitors/ per year from all around the world.
Kusadasi port is one of the safest ports in the Mediterranean. It has a security identification card system, a security camera system with full time recording and security staff both seaside and inside. For emergencies, an ambulance is available 7/24 within the port area.
Only a few steps away from the cruise, people can easily find something that they should take home from Turkey such as Turkish delight, evil eyes, baklava, textile products etc.
Sipping Turkish coffee while admiring the gorgeous view of the Pigeon Island from the cafeterias of the port or Starbucks is a lovely experience. Especially foreign visitors really like to enjoy having their coffee while using the free wi-fi in starbucks.
There are regular departures in summer from the Port of Kusadasi to Samos, the closest Greek Island, and from Samos to Kusadasi. It is easy to arrange an excursion by boat from port to the Greek island of Samos everyday in summer season. Some distance away people can visit Ephesus and many other historic sites by car.
OTTI's Ephesus Tours will give you opportunity to explore Ephesus and around from Kusadasi port.