With the Black Sea to the north and the Aegean Sea in the west and Mediterranean to the southwest it makes Turkey one of the most desirable destinations for sailing holiday. Aegean Turkey's climate is varied, but it is typically Mediterranean with hot summers and mild winters. The Black Sea has more extremes and is more humid with the most rain.
Turkish coastline is divided into four different yacht charter areas:
The Ionian Coast: Izmir - Kusadasi - Güllük - Bodrum - The Ionian is ideal for yacht charter holidays like (bareboat) charters and gulet charters. Highlights are the harbours and anchorages of Foça, Izmir, Urla, Port Saip, Çesme, Sigacik, Kusadasi, Asin, Gulluk, Torba, Bodrum and archaeological sites of Teos, Ephesus, Latmos, Didyma and Gümüslük.
The Carian Coast: Bodrum – Marmaris- the region is known by its gentle sailing conditions, the beautiful bays, sandy beaches, the famous rock tombs and other historical records of the rich and ancient culture of the region. Bodrum and Marmaris are situated in the region, the two largest yacht charter bases in Turkey.
The west Lycian Coast: Marmaris – Fethiye- the Lycian coast is named after the many Lycian cities dotted along its shores. The whole Lycian coast abounds with massive mountain ranges. The regions of both the west and east coast of Lycia are wild and rugged, with the most impressive display of mountains, ravines and cliffs.
The east Lycian Coast: Fethiye - Kas - Finike – Antalya- The main yacht charter bases can be found in Fethiye and Antalya. The most obvious features of the Lycian landscape are the tombs and sarcophagi left behind
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