Bafa Lake offers an ideal location for relaxation with its impressive
setting, and full with visitors who prefer cooling off in the lakeside cafes &
restaurants for enjoying the excellent view. As an ancient gulf transformed into a lake by
the alluvial deposits of the river Meander (Buyuk Menderes), Lake Bafa, is situated at the
foot of Mount Latmus, at the size of 10 miles length
and 3 miles width.
The lake is fed by little
torrents and by the river Meander during the rainy season. The water flows back into the
Meander along the same direction in the summer. The lake is rich for the great variety of
fish , salmon, carpi, mullet principally. Also, at certain times, the lake and its
environs are visited by thousands of wild ducks, pelicans, water hens, making a
to Go?... Bafa Lake is about 69km south of Kusadasi. Many agencies in
Kusadasi provide reasonable daily packet tours.