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.
Marmaris is a very popular sailing destination in Turkey. When you arrive there, you will want to try traditional Turkish food. We recommend the Deniz Kizi restaurant in the small village of Sögüt in the Marmaris province. Their menu includes daily fresh fish and seafood, as well traditional dishes.
Alaçati is located on westernmost Izmir peninsula on the Aegan Sea. This spot was recognized by windsurfers who, in fact, made the first promotion of Alaçati as a sailing destination. Port Alaçati has 260 berths in the sea and 100 dry berths. Alaçati is definitely worth visiting when you are planning your sailing trip to Turkey.
On of Turkey’s most popular sailing destinations is Kusadasi, on the West of Turkey, located on the Aegean Sea. Our guest blogger, Inka Piegsa-Quischotte, wrote an article about Kusadasi. It is a place that offers a taste of true Turkish culture.
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Fethiye, in the province of Muğla, in the Aegean Turkish region is an excellent choice for your sailing trip. Fethiye offers wonderful and exciting activities during the day and a relaxing and fun nightlife. You can visit the Fethiye market, climb up the hill and visit Fethiye Rock Tombs or enjoy sand beaches and beautiful landscape on your charter yacht.
Marmaris is one of the top sailing destinations in the Mediterranean and if you decide to charter a yacht there or happen to find yourself sailing in the vicinity, you will surely want to know which restaurants are worth a visit.
A new online nautical guide for the most popular sailing destinations in Europe – Greece, Turkey, Croatia – is called mySea. It is a database with more than 25.000 points of interest for sailors and travelling enthusiasts. Anyone can upload new data accompanied by a real photo. mySea will soon be available as an application for your smartphone.
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.