In Gocek, there is a variety of
choice of little hotels, apartment hotels located close to
the town centre of Gocek, which offer nice accommodation for
the holiday guests in Gocek and yacht charterers who start
their cruise from Gocek..
Set at the deepest point of the gulf of Fethiye, Gocek nestles at the foot of the pine clad mountains looking out over the '12 islands' of the bay.
Gocek which has recently started
developing in tourism, is becoming a famous yachting harbour
both in Turkey and in the world.
As well as having three marinas and the Belediye quay, Gocek is
a base for charter and bareboat, gulet and motor yacht agencies,
there are also technical sevices workshops for every possible
One of the pleasures of a visit here is a stroll around the Marina to admire the array of boats of all shapes and sizes moored here. The waterfront is lined with bars and restaurants. Inland life revolves around the pretty market square which is lined with little shops selling antiques and crafts as well as the more usual carpets.
With Dalaman Airport only 30
minutes away, Gocek makes an ideal base while waiting for
guests or visitors.
There is a variety of choice of
little hotels, apartment hotels located close to the town
centre of Gocek, which offer nice accommodation for the
holiday guests in Gocek and yacht charterers who start their
cruise from Gocek.
The Bay of Skopea,
which streches out from the village, is a perfect place for
cruising; its twelve islands offer abundance of sheltered coves.
Tersane Island features the partially submerged ruins of a
Byzantine monestry and an ancient boat-yard. There is a
restaurant on the island, making it a favourite overnight
anchorage. Thought this area is called the 12 islands, there are, in fact, far more than that and you could easily explore a different one each day of your holiday. On some you will find a simple restaurant, on others fragments of classical or Byzantine ruins, on others nothing but glorious peace and quiet.
- Fethiye Amyntas Tomb: (Lycian rock cut tombs from 4th century)
- Telmessos: once a prominent city and a centre of the prophecy
- Cadianda: city dating back to the 4th century
- Letoon: ancient site, former the cult centre of Lycia.
- Temple of Leto and his children Artemis and Apollo(Beautiful mosaic).
- Sidyma: an important Roman city(Beautiful mosaic).
- Xanthos: the largest city in Lycia (86 km)
- Patara: founded in the 4th century BC by Lycia. Birthplace of St. Nicholas. Oldest city of Lycia.
- Myra: Was the centre of pilgrimage of St. Nicholas
- Kaunos: Lycian city situated on the canal with beautiful rock tombs and the famous Iztuzu beach with the loggerhead Turtles (30 km)
- Oludeniz – dead sea. The most photographed shot on the Turkish coast. A lagoon surrounded by pine trees mountains. (41 km)
- Kayakoy – the city of ghosts. (42 km)
- Saklikent – Hidden city. 18 km natural canyon with waterfalls, mud bath and of mystic beauty (67 km)