Find yourself in the yacht mecca of the eastern Mediterranean. Marmaris is a port city located on the southwest coast of Turkey. Here you will find two major marinas and a popular yacht charter start and end location.
Marmaris is located on the Turkish coast of the Aegean sea. Charmingly picturesque, the town is found at the foot of the mountains bustling with activity as a popular holiday resort town. From the ancient acropolis, to the winding narrow streets of the old city, and to the marinas where frequent sailing regattas are held. Marmaris is a major Turkish attraction and beautiful destination in itself.
Gulet Yacht Charters
These yachts offer unique charter experiences for a vacation under sail. Often limited in water toys by the nature of their shape, many of our guests love their vacations aboard this type of yacht. Turkey is unique with the gulet type of motor sailing yacht. Many new yachts have been recently launched and the standards of comfort and luxury are outstanding.
A Sample Turkey Yacht Charter
This sample one week cruise is courtesy of Captain Jack McKay, yacht "Harmony".
Discover Turkey's densely layered cityscapes, magnificent classical ruins, "high energy" bazaars that give the country a unique position at the crossroads of Asia and Europe, a truly unique destination for a yacht charter.
Arrive at your yacht in Marmaris, Turkey's yachting capital and get started with Turkey's Ottoman history with a look at Suleyman the Magnificent's 1522 castle overlooking the harbor, as you settle into the yacht and meet the crew.
Take a short cruise to Kumlubuk Bay. Visit the Hellenistic ruins of Amos, including an altar to Dionysus. Back in Marmaris, explore modern Netsel Marina and stop for a drink in its waterfront shopping and dining district. Marmaris is a bazaar town, so leave room in your luggage for unique treasures and memories!
Explore beautiful bays at Serce Limani. There are six shipwrecks in and around this sheltered cove, the most famous of which is the 1035 wreck of a vessel loaded with glass. Cruise on to the jewel-like Ekinick Bay. Perhaps you'll go ashore and have a massage at the spa in the Hotel Ekincik.
Leave the yacht for a day trip on land to the ancient coastal town of Caunos with its acropolis, agora, and temples. Board a small boat for an unforgettable trip up the Daylan River to see the ancient tombs carved into the cliff face before returning to relax aboard your yacht.
Cruise southeast to the Gulf of Fethiye, renowned by sailors as one of the most scenic gulfs in the world. Tie up at Ece Saray Marina in the port of Fethiye, with a stunning backdrop of mountains. Relax onboard, take a stroll or perhaps relax in a Turkish bath at the marina's spa.
Head to Tersane Island for lunch, then follow in the footsteps of Cleopatra and Marc Anthony, who honeymooned in Manastir Bay. Your next stop is the beautiful bay of Oludeniz, surrounded by white sand beaches.
Return to the Gulf of Fethiye for a stop in Tomb Bay, filled with fifth-century ruins. Disembark in the scenic port of Gocek which is convenient to Dalaman Airport for connections back to Istanbul. Contact Us Now
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Sample Charter Yachts in Turkey
AEGEAN SCHATZ. Having set sail in 2006, the 99’ sailing gullet Aegean Schatz received a refit in 2014. She is able to accommodate ten guests in five cabins. Aegean Schatz offers a large salon, ample deck space with sun pads, and alfresco dining for ten.
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BLUE EYES. Blue Eyes is a 111’ sailing gullet that was built in 2007. She was recently inspected in Turkey. Blue Eyes is able to accommodate ten guests in five cabins. Highly polished wood has been used throughout to give her a classic feel. The main salon offers a spacious lounge and formal dining, while the deck provides alfresco dining.
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LAYSAN. Brand new in 2017, the 72 foot sailing catamaran Laysan was built by Serenity Shipyards and offers luxury charters in the beautiful waters of the Eastern Mediterranean throughout the summer months. Her guests will enjoy her large spaces onboard both inside and out.
SKYLARK. Accommodating eight guests in four cabins, Skylark is a 70’ motor catamaran that was launched in 2012 by Sunreef Yachts. Her salon features plenty of seating and dining space. She features ample space on her flybridge with dining for 10, sun pads, and on deck Jacuzzi for the ultimate fun in the sun. Skylark offers an assortment of water toys, including a floating island, inflatable kayaks, paddleboard, waterskis, and much more.
ARIELA. Contemporary, stylish lines grace the 131' mega yacht Ariela. Offering charters in the exquisite waters of Turkey and Greece, Ariela offers a variety of choices for guests to amuse themselves. Her in deck Jacuzzi is surrounded by large sun pads, she offers a side balcony for enjoying the water up close without being in it, and for those who do want to get wet, her swim platform features a retractable stairway that extends under the water making entering and exiting the water effortless.
CAPRI I. Classic, elegant styling defines the 192' mega yacht Capri I. Built by Lurssen in 2003, she receives regular refits to maintain her elegance and ensure her guests will receive the utmost in comfort. She offers charters in the lovely waters of Greece, Turkey, and Croatia throughout the year. Charter guests can enjoy a plethora of watersports.
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