GOCEK BAYS, BOYNUZBUKU, KILE BUKU

DAY1

 

GOCEK

 

Gocek is a natural harbor locating at the head of the Cove of Fethiye on the beautiful seashore of Turkey. Sheltered by the woody foothills of the great Taurus Mountains, it looks over the many islands and sheltered gulfs of this pretty gulf.

When you get to the center, you will see a large street called Turgut Ozal Street that provides many outlet stores for antique and modern rugs and textiles, gifts shops, restaurants etc. It is possible to find all your needs in this street.

Famous supermarkets Tansas, Migros and Bim - have branche offices in Gocek village, additively to many smaller family-run stores that a everything that you will need for either gulet provisioning or self-catering.             

While you are walking along calmly the main street to the seaside, you will see elegant, modest, calm, restaurants, fish restaurants, cafes and bars, all playing good global and folk music.

However, you should also walk inland a little to see the restaurants and pubs hiding in perfect green gardens, enclosed by colourful flowers. You will find the ambiance stunning with the flower scents, your drink and the untypical high oxygen levels, which you’ll notice you don’t breathe well in general.

 

DAY2

 

BOYNUZ BUKU, KILLE BUKU

Boynuz Buku is located between Bedri Rahmi Bay and Gocek opposite the Yassica island and settled in Gulf of Gocek. This place is surrounded by beautiful pine trees and it has a shoal sea. Also you can do water sports in here and get to Dalaman Airport quickly.     

Kille Buku is a small bay between Boynuz Buku and Tasyaka. The slopes are thickly forested by pine trees. This bay is also used as a picnic spot by the locals from Gocek. It is a wonderful place to visit with Turkyacht Gulets among the rocks on land. Its beach’s ground is gravelled and suitable for surfing. People prefer this place for a peaceful picnic and a swimming time with beloved ones.

 

DAY3

 

BEDRI RAHMI BAY, SARSALA BAY                    

Bedri Rahmi Cove is also known by the Tasyaka or “Dark Cove”, thanks to its natural beauties and historical importance. Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu was an venerable master of Turkish lit, art and painting. In the summer of 1973, throughout a cruise with his close friends, he drew a fish on a big rock. This “Fish Rock” positioned at the entranceway of the blue cove still welcomes tourists. In fact, the area itself is known as “Fish Rock” in honor of the great master writer. Bedri Rahmi Bay is well guarded from intense breezes and is thus a good spot of anchorage. It is also known for its pine and olive coating the hills behind the rose bay flowers, teeny tiny beaches and turquoise glassy waters, creating a image of incredible proportions!

Sarsala Bay is an another popular cove by seamen with a natural cove perfect for swimming or spending your night in. It is an inviting bay with a large stony beach, a wooded clough that runs inland, enclosed by pine Forestry Mountain. There is a restaurant and a pontoon at the teeny tiny Sarsala Cove where several Gulets anchor.

 

 

DAY4

 

HAMAM BAY, YAVANSU BAY

 

South-east of the (Hamam) Manastir bay, in the ruins of a bath in the water because of the region known as Cleopatra's Bath, or Sunken Bath Bay coastal tectonics, such as the formation of the bay in the Gulf with many bays. A careful exploration of the mount slope behind the cove, which was active in the past, this hill actually is a crater lake of tectonic structure and corroding water canals, clearly seeable from the coast. The abbey dark, pine trees and up the mount from the coast in some areas covered with carob trees.                                   

Structure of an old wall running parallel to the direction of the north-east coast and other small remnants of ancient Lycia reminds me that you are not far from the city. Lydia Network Port can be reached by a hiking trail approximately 1,5 hours.

Hamam is the bay that no blue voyage yachts or daily tripper boats will pass without anchoring. The sailors like to spend their nights her. There are several restaurants with wooden pergolas on the shore serving the yachts.;

Sea Gull Bay is an another resort in an magnificent locating, and a landscaping among fig trees. The reason this place is known as Yavansu is because the quality of water coming down from the mountains is only good for animal husbandry.

This bay is also known as Seagull Bay (Martı Koyu) because of the seagull mosaics on the seashore which is its big signature representation. A pleasant hike around majestic pine trees followed by an adventureful climb lasts thirty-five minutes to old and historical Arymaxa.

Arymaxa features Roman mausolea, one inscribed in Greek, a Hellenistic prayer also inscribed in Greek, a unequal symbolic coffin, and a Byzantine vault.

 

DAY 5

 

GOBUN BAY, HAMAM BAY

 

The Gobun Bay settled in the south of the Domuz Cove. The entranceway of the cove is very narrow but once you get inside you will find a long cove enveloped by beautiful olive and pine trees. At the afar end of the cove you will see some rock cut graves and historical ruins.

 

DAY 6

 

KIZIL ISLAND, YASSICA ISLANDS, ZEYTIN ISLAND

At sunset, the sun hits the stones and turns crimson red in color, a color that resembles the island soil. The Kizil Island got its name from this phenomenon. There is very little infrastructure on this island. The southern tip of the island has a lighthouse that guides maritime traffic.

To the north-west are the Deliktas Islands, ideal for diving and fishing. The red waves off the east coast of the island wash the wide sand beach and are best suited for swimming. 

Some of these islands appear like the Yassica Islands group on many marine maps. Anchorage ground is available at the closest port of Gocek. Yassica Islands in the Cove of Fethiye is one of the most romantic and lovely places, ideal for spending quality time with your beloved one and taking photos of gorgeous sunsets.

The islands are surrounded with lovely pine and olive trees, have several sheltered and shallow coves and are ideal for water sports addicts. There are no foundations on the islands.

The largest one has a sandy beach and there is a small pool peninsula off the lagoon. It looks really ideal for children to play in. You can swim here without fear of danger from anything between the islands.

The minimum distance is 12m between two islands. If you have half an hour you can swim to and from four islands. You can explore the islands by walking if you wish but don’t forget to take sturdy shoes or boots with you as the ground can be very stony. Despite their small size these islands have a good variety of different plants and foliage.

 

Zeytin ( Olive) Island settled south of Yassica Island. As you can understand from the island’s name, the island surrounded by olive trees. This is the only island that has an owner.

There is an olive oil workshop on the island remaining from Ottoman eras. But even though it’s a stop point while you’re enjoying your blue cruise in you Turkyacht Luxury Gulet, it’s not a resting place due to it’s being a private property.

 

DAY 87

 

GOCEK

 

 

Gocek is a natural harbor locating at the head of the Cove of Fethiye on the beautiful seashore of Turkey. Sheltered by the woody foothills of the great Taurus Mountains, it looks over the many islands and sheltered gulfs of this pretty gulf.

When you get to the center, you will see a large street called Turgut Ozal Street that provides many outlet stores for antique and modern rugs and textiles, gifts shops, restaurants etc. It is possible to find all your needs in this street.

Famous supermarkets Tansas, Migros and Bim - have branche offices in Gocek village, additively to many smaller family-run stores that a everything that you will need for either gulet provisioning or self-catering.             

While you are walking along calmly the main street to the seaside, you will see elegant, modest, calm, restaurants, fish restaurants, cafes and bars, all playing good global and folk music. However, you should also walk inland a little to see the restaurants and pubs hiding in perfect green gardens, enclosed by colourful flowers. You will find the ambiance stunning with the flower scents, your drink and the untypical high oxygen levels, which you’ll notice you don’t breathe well in general.