Alaçatı is one of the three most favored surf centers of the world. It has ten international surf schools serving at world standards
Alaçatı draws the attention of surf lovers from around the world for its geophysical position which is naturally very convenient for surfing. The town has been hosting the world, European and Turkish Windsurfing Championships for quite a long time.
The great achievements of these organizations have lead the town to become the most favorable candidate to host the World Windsurfing Championship in upcoming years.
The sea has the most convenient conditions for surfing, and the windy climate over eleven months makes Alaçatı the unbeatable attraction center for the surfers. Windsurfing is an important asset both for the town and the country when its socio-cultural and socio-economic contributions are considered.