Turkey Yacht Charter – The 6 Top Sites

A Turkey Yacht Charter Offers an Opportunity to Visit the Turkey’s Top Sites Whilst Enjoying Area

The 6 Top Sites on a Turkey Yacht Charter

The Turkish Riviera is a 1,000 mile stretch of coastline, with green mountains, crystal clear waters, historic sites, and superb beaches. From diving in Antalya, the archaeological site of Ephesus, the vibrant city of Fethiye, Ölüdeniz lagoon, and the medieval castle, and underwater museum in Bodrum. There are plenty of must-visit sites to see on a Turkey yacht charter plus great sailing conditions, warm weather, world-class diving, and snorkelling.

Turkey Yacht Charter

There are many ways to explore Turkey sailing, yet many of its amazing destinations lie on its coastline abundant in natural beauty and rich in history. You do not have to be experienced to create wonderful memories of a Turkey yacht charter, local companies offer local skippers who sail for you and act as a guide. You can also join other groups on large transitional sailing vessels called gullets.

Get in touch today to learn more about how to go on a Turkey yacht charter and discover the best time and places to visit. Now enjoy the Best 6 Sites to Visit on a Turkey Yacht Charter.

Top 6 Best Places to Visit on a Turkey Yacht Charter

1. Gümüşlük

Gümüşlük is Perfect for a Quick Dip and to Enjoy a Drink or a Meal of Freshly Caught Fish at Stylish Yet Simple Beach Eateries

Gümüşlük. A local favourite section of beaches, which are perfect for mooring up at, with oceanfront restaurants that serve delicious local plates and use local produce. The small town is filled with picturesque cobbled streets and is a contrast to the liveliness of Bodrum. The town has an open-air market which offers a range of products including handmade souvenirs, jewellery, lanterns, and much more to visit on a Turkey yacht charter.

Lokma. Be sure to sample the towns famous lokma with orange, which is a small fried ball of dough, which is then dipped into a syrup. Gümüşlük is a perfect place to stop at and great must-visit sites to see in Turkey.

Surrounding Islands. Gümüşlük is surrounded by the smaller islands of Küçük Kiremit, Büyük Kiremit, Çavuş Island, and Çatal. These islands also make for one of the great sites to see in Turkey.

2. Bodrum Amphitheatre

A Dramatic Structure, Cut Skilfully Into a Hillside, Dates Back to Bc and Roman Era

Bodrum Amphitheatre. Located close to the port, the Bodrum Amphitheatre is a marvel of ancient history, where you can climb up to the top of the amphitheatre and take in the view of Bodrum, the surrounding area and the historic monument.

History. Dating back to the 4th-century B.C. the amphitheatre is one of the best sites to see in Turkey and Bodrum. You can imagine the atmosphere in the past within the theatre and the 13,000 spectators enjoying entertainment. You might be lucky enough to be on your Turkey yacht charter when there is a concert.

3. Marmaris Marina

Climb the Pleasant Old Hilly Streets Surrounding Marmaris Castle and Look Down on the Juxtaposing Modern Yacht-filled Marina

Leisure Paradise. Marmaris Marina is a great place to take a leisurely walk around with a great atmosphere. Restaurants are serving local delicacies, live performers, souvenir shops selling Turkish traditional products. If it isn’t the starting point on your itinerary, it should be a stop as it as one of the must-visit sites to see on your Turkey yacht charter.

4. Carian Rock Tombs

A Great Place to Sail Past and Stop to Admire as One of the Sites to See in Turkey is the Carian Rock Tombs

Carian Rock Tombs. Preserved these majestic carvings in the rock formations are a great landmark to enjoy. You can learn all about the history of the tombs from locals or your skipper.

10th Century BC. 8km from the ocean the Kaunos archaeological site is the remains of an ancient city and must-visit sites to see on a Turkey yacht charter. The site displays Roman and Hellenistic features, a temple, a Byzantine basilica, and Roman baths.

5. Cold Water Bay

Site of an Underwater Spring Flowing in From Mountains High Above Keeping the Water Cool Even in the Heat of Summer

Secret Bay. Cold Water Bay is a secluded and secret bay which is enclosed but worth finding, Located west of Olu Deniz, the site has a family-run restaurant, where the owners will help you drop anchor and guide you to the best anchorage spots. The bay takes its name from the cold water spring which flows into the bay. The owner’s name Ali and has been located in the area for a large number of years.

The Abandoned Town. Once you drop anchor you can take a short walk to a traditional abandoned city which is like a time capsule into Turkey’s past. In Cold Water Bay visitors can also swim in the cooler waters and eat at Ali’s restaurant which serves freshly made traditional food and delicacies, one of the must-visit sites to see on a Turkey yacht charter.

6. Serce Limani

The Perfect Idyllic Hidden Bay

Serce Limani. 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 to anchor at one of the must-visit sites to see on a Turkey yacht charter.

Amazing Sailing Experiences

Our Amazing Customers


  • Great family vacation.

    I didn't think sailing with my family would be so much fun...

    Sailing for the first time.

    Alex
    Alex USA

  • I recommendate them !

    Everything went smooth, the paper processing, special requests and the specs of tht check-in procedure. Boat was also in good shape, so no complaints and a worry free holiday...

    We had a great experience with booking through sailchecker.

    <read more>

    Dick USA

  • Great service from Kate.

    Informative and looked for the best value for our family. Very good customer service on this side and in Greece. Great boat and skipper...

    Fantastic holiday from start to finish.

    <read more>

    Angela United Kingdom

  • Very professional outfit!

    They were very responsive and very quick to answer questions via email and instant chat. They had extensive knowledge of the area...

    We will most definitely use their services for our next bareboat sailing vacation.

    <read more>

    Kirsten W.
    Kirsten W. USA

  • Sail checker were professional from start to finish - we wouldn’t book through anyone else!

    Sailchecker were professional from start to finish - and were awesome dealing with a problem! Our first Yacht had serious issues and sail checker helped us to resolve it...

    They are easy to deal with, straightforward and honest and I would recommend them to anyone planning a charter holiday.

    <read more>

    Kat, H.
    Kat, H. UK

  • Coronavirus pandemic support has been brilliant!

    During the Coronavirus pandemic, Kate and her colleagues at Sailchecker have performed brilliantly. They have been considerate and highly efficient in re-organising our Turkey charter and also provided lots of assistance in getting our Yacht Security Deposit insurance policy transferred to match our revised charter dates.

    Truly worthy of a 5 star rating!

    <read more>

    Alan, R.
    Alan, R. UK

  • Sailing is the perfect family holiday.

    Would I go sailing again? OMG yes! Sailing is the perfect family holiday. Boys loved the activities, I enjoy relaxing as well...

    Sailchecker.com arranged a sailing cruise her family of 2 sons, daughter & hubby in the BVI with their own.

    Anne
    Anne USA

  •  Thank you sooo much! It was sail in the day… party at night. We couldn't have wanted a better skipper or a Spring Break!  Good times...

    Arranged for 6 friends to sail Spring Break in the British Virgin Islands for under $500 each.

    Tim
    Tim USA

  • We had an absolute blast !!

    All bookings and confirmations was always accurate with no delays. Our boat was also fabulously maintained and the Skipper new the area extremely well...

    Everything was down to the tee.

    <read more>

    Pieter Van R.
    Pieter Van R. Netherlands
SailChecker Yacht Charter and Sailing Worldwide Logo TrustPilot 4.9/5 Stars

Rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 160 reviews on Trustpilot

Got a Burning Question About Turkey Yacht Charter?

We’re Happy to Answer Any Yacht Charter & Sailing Question

Leave us a quick question here, or call your local office, the numbers are located in the footer below. When not arrange a call back?

girl at desk at yacht charter show
Recommended Posts

Leave a Comment

Start typing and press Enter to search

a sailing boat through the coves in Zakynthos