A little town but big on islands and marinas, Gocek is a primary port for yacht charter Gocek holidays in Turkey. Gocek holds an advantage over other harbors for private yacht charters in Turkey; in it that it is located only a mere 20 minutes from the Dalaman International airport. Travelers who are not to keen on long distance transfers, choose Gocek as the start of their yacht holidays from Southern Turkey. This can be quite convenient for families with small children.
Yacht Charter in Gocek Turkey
There are 6 major marinas in the Gocek region. As such it is not only a top choice for Gocek yacht charter travelers but also private yacht owners who are interested in cruising and sailing the Mediterranean of Turkey.
The town itself is small, quaint and boasting with a high volume of visitors from around the globe – mainly during the Spring and Summer seasons. So it is safe to say that it is a tourism hot spot. However, the local population remains throughout the whole year, as Gocek is also a great place to stopover for travelers by land who are on their way to other destinations along the main highway.
Gocek resides in the Gulf of Fethiye. This region is an open passageway for yacht charters in Turkey that are either visiting Fethiye, Gocek or enroute to the Antalya region – further to the Eastern Mediterranean. Gocek is also quite popular for yacht cruises aiming to visit the 12 islands – or otherwise known in actuality as the Yassica Islands.
Most of the itneraries that begin in Gocek generally venture out to yacht charter destinations in the Turkish Mediterranean. These include reaching as far as the island of Cyprus – but that is more of a custom route and not all yachts are equipped to travel that far in the open seas. Therefore, the most popular places to visit from Gocek are the Yassica Islands, Oludeniz in Fethiye, the Caunos Rock Tombs in the town of Dalyan, the ancient city of Simena in Kekova Antalya and all the other little islands, bays and coves in between.
There are routes that are lined to head to the the Aegean sea generally do not go past the lovely harbor city of Marmaris. There are regular weekly yacht charters from Gocek to Marmaris and return. It is a pleasant journey with plenty to see and do along the way.
Alternatively it is just as pleasurable to visit the town of Kekova and visit the sunken city of Simena where you will notice the ancient Lycian tombs and sarcophagus. This region of history is quite impressive and certainly worth a visit.
As for chartering a yacht from Gocek, there are many choices. Knowing how many people will be in your group, your travel dates and how much you can allocate for your yacht rental in Turkey, will get you started on a good selection of charter yachts.
Why not explore your holiday options with a Gocek blue cruise yacht charter this season.