Top 5 Yacht Charter Bases in Turkey
Turkey is one of the most popular sailing destinations in Europe. This beautiful country lays at the costs of four seas and has everything a sailor wishes for. When sailing in Turkey you will find everything from perfect scenery to good yacht charter bases.
Cesme Marina is a yacht charter base located at the Western end of the Izmir Peninsula. Camper & Nicholsonsí Cesme Marina opened in June 2010 so we can say it is almost brand new. The marina has 400 fully serviced berths for yachts up to 60m (200ft). There are also many shops, bars and restaurants alongside the historical town of Cesme. The charter base is set in a natural harbor with a minimum depth of 3m and accessible 24 hours a day. It is sheltered by land and a breakwater to the north west.
Cesme is an ancient strategic Mediterranean port, and a great base from which to explore Turkey and the Islands of the Aegean. There is a market in Cesme every Sunday.The marina's shoreside facilities include technical services from paint and fiberglass work, machine-shop and welding, carpentry, marine engineering, and repairs to servicing for electrical and electronic equipment.
Marmaris Netsel Marina
Marmaris Netsel Marina is located right in the center of Marmaris. Its numerous services and facilities such as swimming pool, tennis court, supermarket, yacht and travel agents make it one of the top Turkish yacht charter bases. The town of Marmaris is within walking distance. There is also a shopping mall nearby. The marina has 720 floating berths and is equipped with a 20 ton slip hoist and 100 ton travel lift and offers all weather protection.
Popular sailing destination Marmaris is located along the Mediterranean coast in the province of Mugla. It features busy beaches, lots of bars and restaurants, plenty of shopping with fabulous bargains. Marmaris has a lively nightlife. Bar Street is a street devoted to clubbing scene. It is located opposite the busy bazzar and and has a huge outdoor dance venues and all of the latest tunes.
Bodrum Milta Marina
Bodrum Milta Marina is located in the heart of Bodrum. It boasts crystal clear blue waters and exquisite bays which is the top holiday destination on the Aegean coast of Turkey. The yacht charter base caters to all types of crafts, from small boats to huge yachts. August and September are the busiest months. Marina Facilities: Fuel Station, Battery Charging Point, Repairing, Toilet Tank.
Bodrum is the site of the ancient city of Halikarnassus, the location of the famous Mausoleum of Halikarnassus (destroyed by earthquakes in the Middle Ages). The east half of the town has a long thin beach, behind which are all the bars, restaurants, and night clubs that do not come alive until 10PM when everybody goes out. The other half of the town is the west side and it mainly revolves around the Marina and Yacht Club. In this part of Bodrum are located some expensive supermarkets and several nice restaurants.
Kusadasi Setur Marina
Kusadasi Setur Marina is located in Kusadasi. It is close to Ephesus on the most famous and best preserved antique sites of the world. This yacht charter base has excellent facilities for boat maintenance, including battery charge, pressure checking, aeration and many other essential facilities. There is also a private swimming pool and tennis court for guests of the marina, another reason why it is popular for everybody sailing in Turkey. Nearby are many attractions which bring tourists from all over the world to this lovely spot. Kusadasi is a unique tourism and shopping center for the tour operators cruising destinations.
D-Marin Didim Marina
D-Marin Didim Marina is located in Didim. This yacht charter base is the largest marina in Turkey. It boasts 1000 yacht berths and the latest technical features. Didim Marina attracts sailors from all over Turkey and the Mediterranean. It offers a shopping and entertaining center including brand named stores, restaurants, cafeterias and bars. There is also a a private beach, tennis court, fitness center and a swimming pool.