A corner of Heaven in Turkey with its bays, harbors, islands, beaches, marinas, natural and historical beauties, along with its wind and sea, chartered boats and yachts awaiting you for blue voyage: Göcek
Göcek which offers different lifestyle, travel and supply options for those who go on a blue voyage with a boat or yacht, is located between Dalaman and Fethiye.
It is surrounded by pine woods, cute, and contains 6 full-blown marinas, restaurants, cafes, many supermarkets. In addition it also has bowling, tennis club, tennis court and Turkish baths. It calls out to nature, quiet, yacht, boat and sea enthusiasts, along with luxury vacationers with Rixos Premium, Rixos Premium Villas and D-Resort Hotels.
Göcek is one of the heavenly places in Turkey and the World, it is a small but unique coastal town attached to Fethiye District of Muğla, at the point where the Taurus mountains end in the Mediterranean.
Göcek was a small and quiet village that was being used as a port for MOPAK and various mining companies before 1980. With the development of tourism in Turkey and the investments in the yachting industry, sea loving sailing and yacht enthusiasts from all over the world have discovered Göcek and its fans have exponentially increased ever since.
Göcek, apart from its unique bays, islands, sea, nature ornamented with orange and lemon trees; it is united with its surrounding ancient cities like Fethiye (Telmessos), Dalyan (Kaunos), Sarıgerme, Dalaman and the historical and touristic places in these districts. It is the most beautiful location in Turkey in its category.
How to go to Göcek: It is very easy to reach Göcek. It is 17km from Dalaman Airport, and can be reached in 15 minutes from there. There are Fethiye shuttles and taxis from the airport, and minibus lines from downtown.
Göcek/Fethiye Wind and Sea
The prevailing zephyr winds start in the afternoon from the North-Northwest and continue until the evening from the start of season (March 15 – May 25) to the end of season (September 15 – October 15). In August and September, which are the high season the zephyr winds are between 11 and 27 knots and rarely ever reach 30 knots. The southern winds are harsh in Göcek Gulf but the southern winds are only encountered outside summer season.
We recommend to sailing enthusiats to spend the calm and windless mornings with a breakfast, swimming, diving or sunbathing on the deck and get ready oft the winds near the noon.
Who Should Sail in Göcek
Göcek Bay and Fethiye Gulf are one of the best places for the sailing sport and are great spots for all sea enthusiasts with its many islands, wonderful bays and beaches. Whether you are a schooner lover or a sailboat enthusiast, or prefer a motor yacht, the choice of speed and comfort lovers, this is the perfect spot for all kinds of boats, yachts and blue voyage.
Göcek and Fethiye has locations and routes suitable for all sailing enthusiasts, from beginners to experts, where they can catch the ideal winds. We advise the beginners in sailing to avoid the Yedi Burunlar (Seven Capes) area during the harsh zephyr winds at the beginning and end of the season.
Private Charter Boat and Rent Alternatives in Göcek
The rental boat and yacht types in Göcek are Schooner, Motor Yacht, Catamaran, and Sail boats. The Sailboats and Catamarans can be rented with staff or bareboat (port, transit, fuel and all other expenses paid by the renters). Moreover, bareboat renting, skipper and cook renting are also alternatives. For trips with a friend group or business activity, yacht agencies renting sailboat or catamaran flotillas can be found. Göcek Boat Rental And Yacht Charter>>>