A holiday town and beach resort located 42 km. (1 hr) on the north of Dikili. Ayvalik is the town of the city of Balikesir and a visit to Ayvalik is a must in your Dikili holidays. Ayvalik is famous for its fascinating natural beauties, wonderful coasts, islands, sea and beaches. Ayvalik hosts thousands of holidaymakers every year with its accommodation facilities, hotels and restaurants.
1-SARMISAKLI BEACH: Located 5km from the Ayvalik town centre, the Sarmisakli beach is the best place for swimming and sunbathing.
2-CUNBA ISLAND: Cunda Island is the most popular place in Ayvalik and connected to Ayvalik via bridge. Natural beauties of the Cunda Island are amazing. Seafood is also great here.
3-TAKSIYARHIS CHURCH: The Taksiyarhis Church on Ayvalık’s Cunda Island, one of the most important ancient buildings of Ayvalık .The church will serve as a museum and venue for art and cultural events. Taksiyarhis Church is the largest church on Cunda Island and is treasured for its interior marble design, portraits of Saints and ancient reliefs picturing the life of Jesus Christ.