Turkey’s captivating Aegean and Mediterranean coastlines are enticing and enchanting. The natural beauty and local culture make Turkey an ideal location for an Eastern Mediterranean yacht charter vacations. Turkey’s dramatic coastline curls out from Istanbul’s Bosphorous and Black Seas, through the legendary Sea of Marmara and along its Turquoise Coast to Antalya. Her rocky coastline offers countless bays, protected harbors and spectacular scenery.
The region’s blend of Roman, Greek and Turkish heritage is evident in its fantastic restaurants and exotic bazaars. Enigmatic charm and sparkling waters make this gateway to the East a vast and wonderfully diverse cruising area. Cruise along the ports of Marmaris, Gocek, Bodrum and Antalya and visit the medieval castles, fishing villages, archaeological sites and lively festivals.
Bodrum is a lovely town features natural beauty and ancient ruins as well as a thriving nightlife. Browse in the seaside shops, dine on the waterfront at one of dozens of outstanding restaurants, and swim in the perfectly clear, warm sea.
Follow the coast you will arrive at the island of Karaada. There are many pleasant coves here for swimming and water sports. Further along the fabulous coastline is the marvellous natural harbour of Cati, granting you easy access to interesting ruins.
The Seven Islands are located between the Teke Burnu and Taneli Burnu capes. This area is noted for its fantastic coral reefs, which make for great swimming, diving, snorkeling and sunbathing. At the inlet of Kufre, you can take a short walk through a forest of the rare liquidambar tree.
Cruise to Cleopatra Island, a hidden paradise of sandy beaches made of shattered seashells and scores of well-preserved Roman ruins. Anchor and spend the night in the bay of Degirmenbuku.
Cruise north to secluded AkbŸk, where you can swim and surf in the crystal-clear waters. Do not forget a visit to Cokertme; this town is framed by olive orchards amid a breathtaking mountain range that rises sharply from the shore.