Cesme is out on the Aegean coast about an hour from Izmir. It is a popular tourist holiday spot as it has just about everything on offer from 5 star ratings to your lower budget options. The peninsula that Cesme sits on has about 20 different bays, beaches and coves to help spread the tourist population out. You will find thermal springs, fresh blue seas and sandy beaches for the outdoor lovers. For those of you who want to shop, eat and drink you will also find your good share of restaurants, night life and shopping spots no matter where you choose to stay within Cesme. Often called the "French Riviera" of Turkey, keep your eye out for the glitz and glam of the Turkish locals.