Marmaris Sailing Itinerary

Discover Marmaris and it's surrounding Mediterranean wonders

Marmaris Sailing Itinerary

The Marmaris Sailing Itinerary is the perfect itinerary for visiting the Turkish Riviera and discovering what the Mediterranean coast of Turkey has to offer. This area is famous around the world for its sailing and diving, with beautiful beaches, villages and history to explore. The tourist resort of Marmaris is an ideal starting and ending point with lots to discover and delicious food to sample.

Our Guide to the Marmaris Sailing Itinerary

  • Getting There

    The easiest way to arrive in Marmaris for the beginning of our Marmaris Sailing Itinerary is to fly. The closest airport is Dalaman International Airport, which has a large number of flights to and from the UK, other areas of Europe, USA and Australia.

  • Weather

    The weather in Marmaris is a Mediterranean climate with hot and dry summers when the temperature averages between 25c and 34c. The hottest months are July and August. Winter in Marmaris is mild and rainy with average temperatures of between 7c and 15c. The ideal time to complete the Marmaris Sailing Itinerary is during the summer months.

  • Mooring

    Mooring during our Marmaris Sailing Itinerary varies from world class marinas to beautifully secluded moorings in bays and anchorages off beautiful beaches. These moorings and anchorages allow for the best shelter in each area. 

Marmaris is often referred to as the Turkish Riviera

Day 1

Marmaris

Our Marmaris Sailing Itinerary begins in Turkey’s most popular tourist destination – Marmaris. Marmaris is a lively town with a large number of restaurants, bars, waterparks, bazaars, and excursions to visit before you embark on your first day at sea. The city has a large coastline with pine tree covered mountains surrounding it, along with ancient sites to discover, and inlets, beaches and isolated bays to explore as you embark on your journey. A great place to start your Marmaris Sailing Itinerary is at the Netsel Marmaris Marina, which has 720 berths, with a large number of facilities which include bathrooms, electricity, water, a supermarket and shopping centre. 

Book in Advance: Netsel Marmaris MarinaSarıana Mah., M.Münir Elgin Bulvarı 38/2, 48700 Marmaris/Muğla, Turkey +90 252 412 27 08

Day 2

Serce Limani (24NM)

Serce Limani is a 24NM sail from Marmaris, with lots of things to stop and see along the way. Serce Limani is a sanctuary and nature lover’s paradise with cliffs to dive and jump from, sheltered bays to visit, and shipwrecks to dive and explore. Serce Limani has no roads or cars and offers a tranquil environment. Serce Limani is a great place to anchor overnight with a T-pier located just outside the restaurant, with a wooden deck. Alternatively the south and north of the bay are ideal anchorage locations, with a deep seabed.

Day 3

Sogut 15NM 

Day three brings our Marmaris Sailing Itinerary to the unspoiled village of Sogut. The village is located on a hillside bay, with valleys and winding roads. The only restaurant in the village is renowned for its local speciality seafood. Sogut Mardi Marina Jetty is a great place to take a break with over 150 berths, and facilities including water, a bar and restaurant, market and electricity.

Overnight Moorings: Sogut Mardi Marina Jetty, Gokova YC Pontoon, Radio Channel – 72

Day 4

Selimiye 17NM 

From Sogut to Selimiye, our Marmaris Sailing Itinerary brings us from unspoiled villages to a typical Turkish village that has a large number of marinas to moor at and and a beautiful local area. Selimiye is filled with local produce such as olives, oranges, lemons, and figs.

Recommended Activities: Exploring ancient ruins, the three castles, lighthouse, monastery and theatre.

Marmaris Sailing Itinerary

Marmaris is an ideal sailing and diving destination

Day 5

Dirsek Bay 6NM

Day 5 of our Marmaris Sailing Itinerary take us to the secluded waters of Dirsek Bay. The bay’s crystal clear waters provide the perfect spot to drop an anchor, using the mooring buoys provided, and spend the afternoon swimming and snorkeling. The sheltered bay provides a tranquil and secluded overnight stopping point. The bay also has beaches with beautiful palm trees and a small number of restaurants, which serve delicious seafood.

Day 6

Loryma 14NM 

The last stop before heading back to Marmaris and completing out Marmaris Sailing Itinerary is Loryma. Loryma has an ancient city that was deserted in the 7th century, but the pillars are still standing as they once were. The archaeological sites are beautiful to explore and allow you to discover the history of the area.

Day 7

Marmaris 14NM

Day 7 brings our Marmaris Sailing Itinerary back to Marmaris, where you can explore and discover the parts of Marmaris you didn’t get to on the first day, such as a jeep safari, dolphin shows and ancient ruins. Marmaris is a Mediterranean paradise and the ideal location for everyone to explore. A great place to finish your Marmaris Sailing Itinerary is at the Netsel Marmaris Marina, which has 720 berths, with a large number of facilities which include bathrooms, electricity, water, a supermarket and shopping centre.

Book in Advance: Netsel Marmaris MarinaSarıana Mah., M.Münir Elgin Bulvarı 38/2, 48700 Marmaris/Muğla, Turkey +90 252 412 27 08

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