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Yalova is a coastal city, blessed with the sea, hot thermal springs, bottomless lakes, breathtaking waterfalls, and rivers.

“Maramara, meaning “marble” in greek, takes its name from the Marmara Islands in the sea, which are rich sources of Marble.”


Yalova city is a coastal city located along side the Marmara sea. Maramara, meaning “marble” in greek, takes its name from the Marmara Islands in the sea, which are rich sources of Marble.

The sea of Marmara is the smallest sea in the world, located entirely within the boarders of Turkey, that connects the black sea to the Aegean sea, thus separating Turkey’s asian and European sides.

4 Beaches in Yalova along side the Marmara sea was awarded the Blue Flag, an international environmental award given to safe, clean beaches from all around the world, You can spot the blue flag on these beaches which include Kaytazdere Belediyesi Saralkent Halk Plaji in the district of Altinova, and Mawish Beach in the district of Cinarcik.

Setur Yalova Marina is a first class Marinas on the coast of the Marmara Sea, with extensive technical support, repairer and various services, to keep you sailing the boundless waters of the Turkish sea.

A promising project in the Marmara sea is Kanal Istanbul, built to reduce the marine traffic through the Bosphorus and minimize the risks and dangers associated particularly with tankers. The canal will further help prevent the pollution caused by cargo vessels passing through or mooring in the sea of Marmara before the southern entrance of the Bosphorus.

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Hot Springs

The thermal water in Termal is a centuries-old center of healing, sought after by kings and warriors, since the first settlement in Yalova 5000 years ago.

Nowadays, thousands of tourists and locals enjoy the healing properties of the hot springs each year, calling it “an elixir of youth and life.” They seek relief from many ailments such as rheumatic, gastrointestinal problems, and liver, kidney, and urinary tract disorders. They are also great for skin and gynecological diseases.


If you are seeking to be one with nature, Sudesen Waterfalls is where you should go. Being among one of the top attractions, its picturesque nature stops hikers dead in their tracks, enchanting them with its grace and power, seeking its cool freshness to help them get back on track amongst the breathtaking nature of Yalova.

Another waterfall hidden amongst the woods of Yalova is Erikli Waterfall. The walk leading up to the falls is lush and green, made better by the symphonies of the distant sound of the falls and the gurgling river around.

If you are looking for a swim, then visit Esenkoy Caldere Waterfall in the spring, where you will find chestnut, lime, walnut and peach trees among other fruit trees surrounding the the stream, which flows through the slopes of Samanli Mountains.


One of many landmarks worth visiting in Yalova is The Bottomless Lake, know in Turkish as “Dipsiz Göl”. Sources could not agree on the origin of the name; some say it earned its name because of its extreme depth, but one thing they agreed on for sure was that it is breathtaking!

Small, peaceful villages are scattered about the trail that lead up to the lake, and once there, you can set camp and enjoy the picturesque nature around you.


Yalova is famous for its rivers and whitewater, carving though dense, lush forests and meander along breathtaking waterfalls. There you can enjoy daily activities including rafting and canoeing and kayaking, if you seek adventure, adrenaline and fun.

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