Iliada Hotel Kazdağı, the only hotel in Kazdağı forests, has been classified by the Ministry of Tourism with a special document. Iliada Hotel is 30 km from the sea, on the north side of Kaz Mountain. It is 30 km from Edremite. Transportation is provided via Edremit or Çanakkale-Çan-Yenice-Kalkım. Kazdağı is one of the few regions in the world with its oxygen density and competes with the Swiss Alps. The fauna and flora diversity of Kazdag is in the first place in Turkey. Its highest peak is Babadag, which is 1774 meters. You can go to Kazdag from many districts of Balıkesir and Çanakkale. There are entrances and exits to the mountain from Edremit, Havran, Gonen, Ayvacık, Bayramiç, Çan, Yenice and Kalkım. Mammals such as brown bear, wild boar, roe deer, deer, fox, jackal, striped hyena and lynx live in Kazdag. There are 39 endemic species unique to Kazdag.
The mythological significance of Kazdağı is that it is the place where Homer wrote the Iliad and Odisse epics, he watched the Trojan wars from Kazdag, and the first beauty contest was held in Kazdag. Kazdağı is also the place where the Sarıkız legend takes place. Kazdağı is the mountain of Ida with a thousand springs. Its waters are plentiful and clean. 20 kinds of trees come to life together in its forests. The name of the northern side of Kazdağı is generally Agonia. Agonia region consists of Kalkım, Yenice, Akçakoyun, Hamdibey, Pazarköy settlements. There are tens of villages in Kazdag, Turkmens, nomads, pomaks have lived in these mountains for centuries. Forestry is very developed, especially Turkmens are very successful in forestry. Olive farming, tourism, capia pepper, tobacco, apple, cherry, bean, strawberry production are at the forefront. Transportation to the region is primarily. The highway is made by air from Istanbul and Ankara, thanks to the sea route and the newly built Edremit Koca Seyit airport, even if it is on the coastline. Actually, the shortest way that connects the Marmara Sea to the Aegean Sea is from Kazdag to the Biga-Çan-Yenice-Kalkım direction and descends to the Edremit Gulf, it is a very scenic mountain road. . Tourism is newly developing in Kazdag, especially there are hotels and hostels in the style of mountain hotels. Especially Iliada Hotel is the best example and serves throughout the year. Iliada Hotel also organizes nature activities in accordance with its concept. The 4×4 Ida Mountain expedition safaris offer the opportunity to explore the real fauna and flora by going to the inside of the Kaz Mountain. These tours offer views from the summits of the Kaz Mountain to the Ayvalık Bay. Tours made by walking in the Kazdağı forests or by the Kazdağı creeks are unforgettable. After all these activities, it is another pleasure to cool off in the pool of Iliada Hotel in summer. Living Kazdagi with Iliada Hotel is a privilege and our principle is absolute customer satisfaction.
Surrounded by the lush forest cover of Kaz Mountains and serving 4 seasons with its high oxygen content in the air, Iliada Hotel offers a completely different holiday with its calm, peaceful and serene environment, different from crowded holiday environments.