No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Smoking rooms available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Family rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Sizma Han Ayvalik
Travel Blogs from Ayvalik
... food wonderful hospitality and fun trying to communicate in Turkish. Ismael (our guide) gave us a lesson and a hand out of Turkish phrases before hand which was extremely useful. He did also give us a lecture on human history this morning together with a two page handout.
After lunch we went to Pergamon to the ruins of the Aeschylun hospital again Ismael worth his weight in ...
... to end the day. What times to look forward to for the 3 nights we are here. The beer is free! I should call the title of the blog this! Zeon... Free beer! After 4 for me we head back upstairs then down to the biggest buffet dinner I have ever had. This hotel is the best place! I can't hold my stomach in anymore. I'm done. It's back to the room to relax on our balcony to listen to the waves hit the rock below us. This day has been to amazing for ...
The city dated back to 2nd and 3rd century before Christ so was pretty old.
The Romans had built on some pretty steep terrain so had done some clever tricks with their stonework to overcome this. Rather than walls and backfill, they built a series of arches and little chambers on top of one and another, kind of like a big bridge on top of each other. It must have worked because its still holding up a temple ...
... and we could see where the Temple was. It had commanding views of the countryside.
We continued our drive to Ayvalik and passed horse and carts going down the highway with cars and trucks, sheep standing in the middle of the road, huge pot holes as we thought we were on the main road but it turned out to be an old road that followed the coast. Lovely ...
... leaves and algae. Not at all inviting. So we wondered amongst the olive groves before upanchoring and motoring the 20 miles for Ayvlaik. A stunning area, which could easily be mistaken for anywhere in NZ, except for the style of the buildings. The town and the smaller village of Alibey are on the shore of a large enclosed area known as ‘the lake’. We arrived mid afternoon, after entering through a ...