Dating back to antiquity and boasting all the charms you’d expect of a city on the Aegean Sea, this vibrant city is a true must-see destination for any visitor to Turkey. And anyone who makes the trip will certainly be spoilt for choice when it comes to experiencing this impressive destination. The striking early 20th-century tower of Asansör will surely appeal to those in your party who adore jaw-dropping coastal views, while the bustle of Konak Square will win plenty of fans among travelers, eager to experience the city’s beating heart. Those who head just across the bay will also enjoy the wildlife of Izmir Natural Life Park. Whatever the reason for your visit, a city the size of Izmir means there are plenty of top Airbnb vacation rentals available for your stay - and these are just some of the best options for you to choose from. Check them out below.
Enticing Mediterranean temperatures, attractive sea views and a sunset to melt every heart - there’s a very good reason why this two-bedroom flat has won hundreds of fans among former guests. But, while its top scores for cleanliness and value are sure to be attractive, they are by no means the only reason why people opted for this popular Airbnb property in the past. It comes with all manner of mod-cons - including air conditioning throughout, wi-fi access and kitchen facilities. Then there’s the balconies, which really make the very most of the location. And, if you can tear yourself away from your digs, the flat is within easy reach of all manner of restaurants and shops - including a number recommended by the host.
The Best Sea View in izmir
With its charming view, spacious terrace balcony and light decor, this highly rated two-bedroom flat will be a great option for couples eyeing a romantic break. The presence of a second, single bedroom also means it should appeal to small families too. It comes equipped with air conditioning - so you’ll feel comfortable whatever the weather - as well as a kitchen, wi-fi access and a TV. What’s more, its location, just a few meters from the seafront, and within an easy walking distance of the area’s mix of shops and restaurants, means you’ll be enjoying the local amenities in no time. And it is just 10 minutes from the area’s nightspots by public transport, should you wish to hit the clubs during your stay.
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If it’s a stunning elevated view of the bay you’re after, then you’ve come to the right place. Dubbed the ‘Window on the Bay’ by the host, this two-bedroom flat’s unobstructed view down across Izmir to the sea is an undoubted selling point, and is a big reason why the property scored very highly among former guests. Indeed, it won top marks across the board. A good option for families, it is also well-placed for easy reach of the seafront and historic attractions on foot. Prospective guests should bear in mind, however, that its fifth-floor location does not have an elevator access, so those with mobility issues may wish to look elsewhere. Amenities include a full kitchen, wi-fi access, air conditioning and a TV.
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Travelers looking to experience the area on a budget may wish to check this option out. Located in a hostel in the Konak neighborhood, this shared dorm room can sleep up to six people, and it comes with lockers to help keep your possessions secure. Naturally, you’ll likely be sharing with strangers if you are part of a group smaller than six, so those who value their privacy should take note, but the accommodation cost is easily the lowest on the list. Guests also have access to shared kitchen facilities and a jacuzzi, as well as wi-fi internet and a TV. Its position also places it within easy reach of the ferry terminal and Lunapark Amusement Park.
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Another low-cost option, this loft accommodation features two bedrooms, and it can sleep up to three people, making it a possibility for couples or young families on a budget. It comes with access to a spacious terrace with nice views, plenty of outdoor seating and even a telescope for marveling at the stars come nightfall. The property itself is also convenient for the nearby beach, just two minutes away on foot, and within 20 minutes of the city center. Amenities include wi-fi access - for planning your daily itinerary during your stay - kitchen facilities and cable TV.
This small hotel, which boasts a handful of rooms, is a great option for travelers on a budget. Not only does it come at a very affordable price, but some of the rooms come with a living area included, and one even offers a terrace from where to enjoy the local view. Amenities include wi-fi access - perfect for those who need to stay connected on the go - as well as a TV, air-conditioning and free on-site parking. There’s also an elevator access, so those with mobility issues need not worry. Past guests were impressed, giving it top marks for value. Its location in Konak also places it close to the nearby public transport links.
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Another shared room within the same hostel as number four on this list, this low-price accommodation can sleep up to four people on its two bunk beds. Groups of four looking to stick together may wish to consider it as an option. Naturally, those who are traveling in smaller groups may need to share, so bear this in mind when booking. Guests enjoy access to the same amenities as the earlier option on the list, and previous visitors were very impressed with the location close to shops and local transport links.
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A good contender for couples or solo travelers on a budget, this private double-bedroom in Konak is just 250 meters (820 feet) from the nearest beach, and it also features some lovely touches, such as an antique typewriter, to make your stay a memorable one. Guests enjoy access to a kitchen, should they wish to whip up their own meals rather than head out into the area’s eateries. There are also amenities like wi-fi internet and air conditioning. Former visitors were impressed with the stylish room, the helpful host and the value for money. The room is also within a walking distance of the historic Kemeralti Market.
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One of several hostel-style rooms within the same house, this property will suit solo travelers or couples on a budget, but may also appeal to larger groups, should other rooms be available during the window of your planned stay. Centrally located, complete with a position close to busy streets - so fans of quieter locales should bear that in mind - the room’s setting also places it within an easy reach of the charms of the city and local transport links. Guests enjoy access to a communal kitchen, wi-fi internet, and a shared balcony. The street on which the property sits boasts a number of bars and restaurants, so those looking to sample the local nightlife and food will not have far to look.
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Located in the south-west of Izmir, this private double-bedroom is located within a fifth-floor property, and it is well-placed for those who love their sea views. Its modern interior is also peaceful and comes complete with access to a number of mod-cons, including the kitchen, laundry facilities, cable TV and wi-fi access - the latter of which will come in useful when looking to plan travel and day-trips during your stay.
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Plenty of choices await
Whether it’s a prime location in the bustling heart of the city, charming coastal views or simply a bargain accommodation option that you crave, there are plenty of choices when planning a trip to Izmir.
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