The world is really your oyster! Wherever your budgets allows. Gulet charter Bodrum is renown both for weather, fishing and magnificence. Active or leisurely days. You can choose among deep sea fishing, water skiing, scuba diving, swimming or lazing on the beaches.
In the crystal blue waters you can explore the reefs, ruins, dolphins and turtles. If bargains are what you enjoy, then it can be a shopper’s paradise for you in some of the small villages and towns.
Now that Covid-19 is behind us, now is the time to realize your dream of a fabulous vacation on your private floating hotel.
Day 1 Gocek, Gocek Island, Kizil Ada
With Dalaman International airport only 20- minutes away, Gocek is the first stop of your gulet trip Turkey. Gocek is a jewel of a town nestled between Fethiye and Dalyan. Gocek's six marinas, beautiful bay, and spectacular scenery make it a popular choice with yachtsmen. This fascinating harbor town is home to super yachts and is a great starting point for your yacht charter voyage in the Mediterranean.
Day 2 Gemiler Island, Butterfly Valley, Oludeniz (The Dead Sea)
Gemiler island is an uninhabited island near the city of Fethiye. It has many restaurants and cafes located near the famous ruins. The owners don’t live on the island, but they come every day to take care of their tourists.
Gemiler is considered to be the resting place of St. Nicholas, or who we all know as Santa Claus, who is also the Patron Saint of Sailors. During the early Christian era this was a very active island with a lot trade and commerce. It is home to some Byzantine ruins and St. Nicholas’ tomb. The island is now a pilgrimage site, as well as a favored day stop for yachts.
The local cuisine is exceptionally tasty, and dining spots are located with wonderful views. Blue Cruises have a license to stay overnight, but the rest of the island empties at sunset and becomes quite desolate. There is no commercial site for restocking, so if you need supplies its best to sail on or restock in Fethiye.
Day 3 Turunc Pinari, Samanlik Bay, Fethiye
Gulet charter Turkey continues with Turunc Pinari. Turunç Pınarı is on the eastern shore of the Gulf of Fethiye. It is lined by pine trees and is home to a lovely restaurant. The restaurant has a pier with 15 moorings, and it supplies water as well as a few items for restocking. If you take a short walk up the hillside, you will find a natural water spring under a walnut tree. Yachts usually anchor around 25 meters off the shore, and this is a perfect spot for a short on land respite.
Day 4 Tersane Island, Domuz Island, Gobun Bay
The biggest island in the Gulf of Fethiye is Tersane Island, known also as Shipyard Island. This bay has a 100 meter deep channel that was used by the Ottoman navy, hence the name shipyard island. The bay area has a lot of coves and towards the east lies the Summer harbor those are attractive spots for gulet boat holidays. The west side of the bay is not used much due to the strong winds that prevail most of the year. There is an ancient ruined town nearby called Telandria.
Day 5 Yavansu Bay, Cleopatra`s Bath, Sarsala Bay
Gulet charter Turkey's next stop is Yavansu Bay. Yavansu, or Sea Gull bay is a popular tourist spot for both foreign and local visitors. The bay has fig trees and small streams running down from the mountains. However, the fresh water is only for animal use. The name Sea Gull comes from the mosaics found in the bay and is linked to the ancient town of Arymaxa found at the top of the hill. Aymaxa is home to four Roman mausoleums and a Hellenistic tomb, as well as a Byzantine cistern, all proof of this location's long inhabited history.
Cleopatra is known for her timeless beauty. There’s a lot of timeless beauty to be found in Turkey, and where better to look for it and to admire the magical interplay of turquoise waters and submerged ruins while discovering the sunken ruins of Cleopatra’s bath near Göcek?
Day 6 Bedri Rahmi (Tasyaka) Bay, Kille Buku
One of the highlights of gulet holidays Turkey is Bedri Rahmi Bay that is named after the famous Turkish author Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu, he used to come fishing in the bay, which was previously known as Dark Bay since Lycian times. During one of his fishing trips in 1973, he drew a fish on a rock at the entrance of the bay, giving the rock a new title “Fish Rock”, this is now the name for the entire area. This bay is well sheltered, so winds do not prevail, and the colors are distinct, with the clear azure waters contrasting with the green pines, olive trees and oleanders that populate the hillside. Between Boynuz Buku and Tasyaka is the bay of Kille Buku. This is considered to be a great picnic stop for travelers visiting from Gocek, since it is heavily shaded by the trees.
Day 7 Boynuzbuku, Yassica Islands
Near Göcek is Boynuzbükü bay. This bay hides 12 uninhabited islands called the Adalar. A lot of luxury gulets come to enjoy the waters and scenery of this area. It is very close to Fethiye, so day travelers are found in abundance. The island itself has a small restaurant offering local cuisine and freshly caught seafood The bay area is covered with fruit trees that provide a fragrant shade.
Day 8 Gocek
You arrive at Gocek at the end of your voyage, after imbibing all the wonders of the Mediterranean, possibly also the Aegean and Adriatic. When you berth in Gocek, take some time before you leave to the airport to enjoy the wonders of this beautiful town and take one last taste of all that Turkey has to offer. Walk along the promenade and enjoy the sunset.
Maybe that carpet you saw when you arrived is still waiting for you to buy and take home to bring back the memories of an ancient coastline and land filled with a multitude of wonders and experiences.
Thank you for choosing Sigmayachtst for your gulet charter Turkey.