Turkey's Turquoise Coast
600 miles of spectacular shoreline
Cruise the coast on a traditional gulet and drop anchor in quiet coves and rocky bays only accessible by water. With plenty of archaeological sites and ancient ruins to explore and some fantastic shops and restaurants, a sailing holiday along Turkey's Turquoise Coast has something for everyone.
Expect to find crystal clear blue sea and pebble coves. The perfect way to explore this coastline is by a crewed gulet.
As the name suggests, Turkey's Turquoise Coast boasts dazzling blue and green hues in it's shallow waters which lap at secluded coves and some of the country's most iconic beaches, including Ölüdeniz, Patara, and İztuzu.
Located in southwest Turkey and known as Lycia in ancient times, the region is noted for it's famous cities, towns and villages, namely Alanya, Antalya, Fethiye, Kalkan, Kas, Kemer and Marmaris. The ever-changing coastline is dominated by stretches of rocky cliffs and wooded hillsides, and it's also home to the Lycian Way, a 540km spectacular coastal walk consisting of Roman roads and ancient footpaths.
The coastline has been home to numerous historical figures, factual and mythological and many archaeological points of interest are found here, including two of the Seven Wonders of the World; the ruins of the Mausoleum of Mausolus at Halicarnassus and the Temple of Artemis (also known as the Temple of Diana) in Ephesus.