The shores of western Turkey are clad in dense forests. Majestic mountains rise steeply upward. Islands and bays and long peninsulas create a unique and less traveled Mediterranean cruising ground, which makes a Turkey yacht charter a very special adventure. The appeal is in the beauty, the seclusion, the beaches, quiet towns, and the ancient ruins and intriguing tombs carved in cliff faces. Small, intimate restaurants are at many overnight stops, where enjoying a cool drink and the local cuisine is delightful. Warm, friendly people add to the charm of bareboating in Turkey.
Season: This charter destination is closed from November 12 - April 15.
A Gocek sailing itinerary takes you to the stunningly beautiful turquoise waters of the Lycian Coast, its steep shores indented with numerous coves and bays, its pine-clad islands stretching east and west like emeralds on the shimmering blue of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea (see Gocek maps).
NEW Marina Location! The Moorings Gocek has relocated to a new marina at Yacht Classic Hotel & Marina in Fethiye, a small classic Turkish town. See Travel Notes for full details.
An Orhaniye sailing vacation on Turkey’s Carian Coast is a cruise through paradise.
An opportunity to explore a wide range of archaeological ruins, magnificent tombs carved into cliff faces and history in a landscape of wooded hillsides and tree-lined bays.