Love Arriving Late: Ağva

Love Arriving Late: Ağva

She had been waiting for years to be attracted with patience and excitement. She deserved such attention with all her charm and innocence.


A deep blue sea, a fine sandy beach, two wonderful streams, a flawless nature, clean air, attractive gardens, delicious fish… Here, only 115 km from Istanbul, the pearl of the Black Sea, Yesilçay… Yeşilçay is the name of Ağva’s official name that Turks are familiar with.

“The village between two streams”

Of course, there is a reason why the name Ağva is given to this cute town. Ağva in Latin, “the village established between the two streams” means. These two streams are the Göksu and Yeşilçay creeks, which originate from the Çal Hill of İzmit.

Cool in the Black Sea!

It is possible that you can feel as if you are in one of the most beautiful bays of the South with Ağva’s cool blue sea, natural beach, untouched bays, cute islets, and a 3 km very thin sands. But beware of the temperature!


Places to Visit in Ağva

Located in here, Kilim Koyu, Saklı Göl and Gelin Kayası are among the places you should discover.

A journey to the past


How this beautiful area embraces those who love him, she had also shown himself to the Hittites, Phrygians, Romans, and Ottomans in the past and has a place in history. In the second half of the 14th century, the Turkmen tribes from Konya, Karaman, and Balıkesir settled in here. The local of Ağva today are the children of Turkmen tribes.

Where to Stay in Ağva?

If you are going to stay in Ağva, I advise you to stay in Log Homes. Beautiful log homes and forest houses will take your tiredness for a pleasant weekend. If you want to stay at the hotel in Ağva, I recommend you to choose boutique hotels with a seaside or pier. On the banks of Göksu Creek, you can choose the quiet and tranquil Tranquilla River House built on an apple orchard. Or if you love the pool, the fireplace Riverside Club may be exactly just for you.

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