The gulf occupies the eastern side of the Aegean Sea, located between the Bodrum Peninsula and the Datça Peninsula in SW Turkey. The Gulf of Gökova (Gökova Körfezi) is also known as Gulf of Kerme (Kerme Körfezi), which stands for “Ceramic Gulf” in Turkish.
Located on the crossroads of the European and Oriental, Turkey offers a two-in-one experience.
The town of Bodrum is located on the site of the former Halicarnassus of Caria, an ancient Greek city. The sites bearing witness of the town’s past are not many, and while sailing in the Bodrum area, take the chance to explore the Castle of St Peter (Bodrum Castle) housing the Museum of Underwater Archeology, the Ottoman Tower, the famous Mausoleum and the Theater of Halicarnassus.