If you want a break from soaking in the sun and taking in some of the best sites Turkey has to offer, Foça has a lot to offer in terms of shopping if you know where to go. We have picked a few of our favourite locations near Foça for shopping so if you’re planning a trip to the gorgeous Phokaia Beach Resort this is perfect for you.
In central Foça, shopping is more traditional and is made up of markets located in Old Foça. The market stalls sell such things as leather goods, textiles and silver so is the perfect place to brush up on your haggling skills. In the centre of Foça there are some places to buy small gifts, food, drink and clothing. Although not a shopping hub itself, Foça is in direct access to some of the best shopping spots Turkey has to offer.
Open from 10AM-10PM, Mavibahçe is only a 50 minute drive from Foça and has a great selection of shops, restaurants and even a tailor service. The centre has an open air design which is perfect for the hot summer months or even for enjoying the sun when having a bite to eat.
At time or writing, shops include Marks & Spencer, H&M, Mango, Clinique, Furla and L’Occitaneas to name a few. Choices of restaurants range from Burger King for a fast snack or Gold Yengeç for a more formal meal. If you want a break from the luxury surroundings of the Phokaia Beach Resort we would highly recommend a trip to Mavibahçe Shopping Centre.
Agora shopping centre is located 1 Hour by car from Foça and is definitely one of Turkey’s best shopping centres with higher end brands such as United Colours of Benetton, Tommy Hilfiger and GANT and more affordable brands such as GAP and Jack and Jones, there’s something to suit every budget and style. It’s also home to a Sephora, Body Shop and Victoria’s Secret so if you need to pick up some gifts or some sun screen before heading to the bar to watch the sun set they have a great variety.
The choice of restaurants and bars is not limited either with Starbucks and Café Nero for a rest after a hard days shopping or Kitchenette for a meal.
Also just an hour away by car is Optimum Shopping Centre which is a great location for a family day out.
At time of wiring, Optimum shopping centre has a great variety of shops, restaurants, an ice rink, cinema, bowling and play area so there definitely is something for everyone in the family.Shops include Levis and Dockers, Adidas, Bershka, Guess and Zara. Restaurants range from KFC for a fast snack to Happy Moon’s Café for a meal.
Turkey is the perfect destination if you want the balance between historical culture of such areas as Ephesus, the relaxation of the Beach Club and the access to world class shopping and entertainment, Phokaia Beach Resort from Mark Warner Holidays is perfect for you.