Fishing and forestry are the main ways of living in addition to tourism in the summer. The town has a small beach. The area surrounding the town is covered by dense forests of mainly oak. Two rivers, Kazandere and Pabuçdere, surround the town in the south and the north. They both flow into the Black Sea. These rivers are suitable for fishing, boating and swimming.
The Kasatura Bay Nature Reserve Area is 18 km south of the town along the Black Sea. The site harbors a pristine forest and a beach. The only naturally growing grove of black pine (Pinus nigra) in the European part of Turkey, is found at this site. This gives the area a unique, natural value that needs protection.