Gocek Sailing Holidays & Yacht Vacations
Gocek is located in the Southwest of Turkey and is connected to the Fethiye district of Mugla. A small and silent village until the early 1980s, Gocek, later on, had been discovered and become a beloved region by foreign and domestic tourists, especially for yacht cruises. Gocek is an area protected by law and is one of the rarest places where the green and blue meet in harmony. Because of this reason, Gocek’s nature was not destroyed with multi-story buildings and necessary precautions have been taken to preserve this beautiful town. Gocek town is located in a well-protected and large gulf which contains islands and bays and is a very important region for sailing holidays and attracts yacht vacationers. With the Gocek sailing holiday option, you can discover this cute seaside town and its beautiful coves.
Why Should You Prefer Gocek for a Sailing Holiday?
Gocek is one of the essential routes for yacht vacationers as it has a shiny turquoise sea and deep green forests and it is close to other popular destinations such as Fethiye and Marmaris. This area is a haunt for the ones who love nature and sea life, and it has been flooded with visitors in recent years. Moreover, Gocek Marina is one of the most important marinas in the world, because it has a suitable location against the strong winds.
Gulf of Gocek provides many geographical advantages for sailing holidays and because of this reason, it has become one of the top destinations across the world for yacht tourism. Gocek contains many bays and small islands thanks to its geography and has 4 high capacity and world-class technical equipped marinas. Thousands of yachts visit these marinas every year.
Gocek and its surroundings also attract attention with their historical richness. You can have an unforgettable sailing holiday on the routes of Marmaris-Gocek or Fethiye-Gocek. Gocek is one of the Lycian residential areas and called Diadala in ancient times. There are many historical sites in this region and you can see these sites during your sailing holiday. You may swim in the remains of Cleopatra Hammam which is one of the top attractions in Gocek.
Gocek Sailing Routes
Gocek is preferred by many foreign and domestic tourists because of its indented coastline structure and small and big coves and islets it contains. Gocek has many islands such as Gocek Island, Tersane Island, Domuz Island, Yassica Island, Zeytinada, Kizilada, Tavsan Island, and Katranci Island.
Twelve Islands tour is one of the top attractions of Gocek. It starts early in the morning in Gocek Harbor and takes you to the best swimming and diving spots all day long, and offers you the chance to see the islands lined up like a necklace at the entrance of the bay.
During your stops in the islands, you can listen to the inspiring sound of the sea and the wind under the shadows of the trees in the silent corners. Bedri Rahmi Bay, where the poet Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu drew a fish picture on a rock, will be the most impressive bay that you will see during your sailing holiday in Gocek. Lycian tombs located between the trees are also waiting to be discovered. Yassica Island with its shallow turquoise sea, Tersane Islands with some middle century remains, Rabbit Island where you will come across wild rabbits, Kizilada which can be seen from any point in the gulf are also other places worth seeing. Sailing holidays which start from Gocek is a perfect way to relax, be one with nature, and see the impressive views. Every bay will make you have different experiences and will be a source of inspiration.
Gocek Sailing Holiday & Yacht Vacation Prices
Gocek is a very popular spot for yacht vacations. This cute place, which is a haunt for daily tours and sailing holidays, is suitable for all yacht types. You can have a comfortable holiday in a traditional wooden Turkish gulet. By renting a motor yacht, you can also have a relaxed sailing holiday and see many places within a short time. Gocek sailboat or catamaran charter are the cheaper alternatives. It is possible to find a yacht for every taste and budget in Gocek.