In the cliffs deep down the waters,
Between rocky Imroz and Tenedos
Stands a cave; huge and howling
Home to Poseidon’s horses, ground was shaking.
Let off the carriage, before them set godly baits,
Fettered them all with golden chains,
Those rock solid chains were inextricable,
Only way was to wait for master’s return helplessly,
Who marched towards the Achaeans army singlehandedly.
From the Iliad epic about the Trojan war – ILIAD XIII-33., HOMEROS
Aydıncık (Kefaloz) Beach, is where you can find the salt lake and surfing schools, together with 1200 mt. long fine and golden sand of Gökçeada.
A cute bay on the south coast of Gökçeada. 20 km away from Gökçeada center by car. There is a one-day facility in the bay. Here you can rent umbrellas, sunbeds or enjoy your meals. Most importantly, no matter how strong the north wind is, it does not affect Laz Bay, where the sea is always calm.
Yildizkoy is almost the only bay to swim in from the northern coast of the island. Since the dominant wind on the island is from the north, this place is generally breezy. However, the sea is calm in Yıldızkoy when the north wind is lightened or blown from the south.
Yıldızkoy is located in Gökçeada Underwater National Park. This is the only bay of the park where you can swim from land to sea. It is possible to reach the bay by car. There is also a renovated old chapel in the bay.
If you continue on the right side of the bay by walking up the path leading upwards, you can also see Mavi Bay, one of the other bays in the underwater park.
Kuzulimanı, where the ferry lands, has a long and wide beach. The daily facility here provides sunbeds-umbrellas and cafe-restaurant services. The beach in the east of the island is closed to southern winds, so when the southwester blows, the sea is very calm.
Hidden Port, which you will reach by passing through Uğurlu Village, welcomes you when you turn right from the fishing port. This is the last point you can go on the western end of the island. It is an idyllic bay with its sandy sand stretching in front of pine trees. Buffet and shower service is provided in the bay.
Facilities that belong to the ministries of Justice, Health and National Education are located in two beautiful bays called Yuvalı, on the southern shore of the island. Employees working in these offices spend their holidays here. As of 2018, only the Ministry of Justice is open, but they do not allow any external visitors. You can take advantage of the beach of the hotel located in Yuvalı bay.