Kıyıkışlacık indents to the north. Care is needed while entering into the bay because of the remains of ancient breakwater in the fairway. A Byzantine tower on starboard at the entry is spotted. This tower is connected to the shore. Reef of ancient breakwater extends to the middle from the western part of the tower. The shallow is indicated by stick or a buoy, but it should not be relied on. The depth in the middle is about 8 meters. Keep this breakwater on your port side, keep 15-20 meters distance while entering. These remains may not be seen in harsh weather.
This bay provides all-round shelter. Northerly blowing winds are predominant. Reef of ancient breakwater protects the bay from southerlies swell.
The bottom is muddy. Good holding. The depth is 8 meters max. The depths shelve to the shore. You can drop your anchor and swing, but we suggest yachtmen to drop anchor in 4 meters and go stern or bows on quay on the west. Berthing capacity is 40 boats and this pier is operated by village administration (phone : 252-537 70 91). An attendant will help you to tie up. A charge is made. Water and electricty are available at quay. Fuel can be obtained from truck-tanker under village administration arrangment if your boat needs more than 500 L of fuel.
Some provisions are available in the village. Varieties of fish are found from the fishmongers.
There are regular minibus/bus services to Milas (30 km). Bodrum Milas Airport is 25 km from Kıyıkışlacık. State Clinic, pharmacy and Gendarme station are located in the village zone. Village hosts a few pensions.
There is tremendous view of ancient Iasos at night.