Gocek & Fethiye Islands 7 Day Sailing Itinerary
This route can be sailed from either Fethiye or Gocek
Day 1 - Gocek
Göcek hosts six marinas and has now become one of the modern centres for the yachting community. With Dalaman airport only being 30 minutes away, making it an enviable location to start a sailing holiday. Göcek was declared a Registered Area of Special Protection. Therefore multi-storied buildings are prohibited so most buildings are no more than two stories keeping it a beautiful location to live in and visit.
Day 2 – Tersan Adasi
This island is one of the biggest in Skopea Limanı lying opposite Domuz Adası. The island possess a very well protected bay located in the north west corner. There is one restaurant which is set amongst a multitude of, mainly, Byzantine ruins with a number of palm trees to give it a Middle Eastern look.
Day 3 – Kap Creek
This snug bay has been occupied for hundreds of centuries by various people as a small community. On the west side of the creek are the ruins of two old dwellings with vaulated roofs, they look like small chapels. Also within the shallow part of the bay one can find footing remains of buildings now underwater.
Day 4 – Fethiye
Fethiye is the Turquoise Coast’s most central resort and along with the nearby lagoon of Ölü Deniz, it is well placed for visiting some of the best area’s including numerous and spectacular sited Lycian ruins. Fethiye occupies the site of the ancient Lycian city of Telmessos, and some impressive rock tombs which are well worth exploring.
Day 5 – Karacaoren Buku
Karacaören is a bay located 2.25 NM east of Dökükbaşı Burun. There is a small island to the east (Karacaören Adası), which has numerous ancient ruins strewn over it, helping to protect the east to north east facing bay. Once you are moored up you can enjoy swimming or snorkelling in crystal clear blue waters and watch an abundance of fish around the bay.
Day 6 – Butterfly Bay
Access to the valley can only be by boat and there are small beach huts, a bar and you can walk up to the water fall. There are many butterflies to be seen throughout the valley. Often you will see para-gliders who have jumped off Baba Dağ (mountain) fly in and land on the beach.
Day 7 – Gocek
If you haven’t already done so we would strongly recommend having a look around Gocek town centre. There are some good quality shops offering a variety of local produce as well as plenty of restaurants and bars.