Göçek is in the buttom of Fethiye bay while Fethiye is in the South East corner of the bay. Göçek is a lovely small village , Fethiye is a large city around 200.000 inhabitants. South of Göçek has splendid and countless small achorages, almost all of them with restaurant jetties where one can tie up. Nonetheless, this area could be extremely crowded from June to October mostly by motoryachts, gulets and daily charter boats as the sea is flat and the winds are very weak in general. It may also be very hot and humide, ideal season for visiting this area is either April-May or October-November.
Anchoring in Göçek bays can be tricky as most spots are deep. Göçek is half an hour drive from Dalaman airport and easily accesible. Both Fethiye an Göçek have modern marinas, fancy restaurants althought they may get pricey..The climate and the sea water is a bit warmer compared to Marmaris and less windy.
In addition, Göcek is a special center because it is close to beautiful islands and bays. Before you start your blue journey, you can get all your needs in a short time. Until recently, the small village of Göcek has been quite developed thanks to the yacht marina. Today, despite the limited opportunities, the municipality is trying to provide the best service to the guests by making great efforts.
Due to the fact that it is located on the Fethiye highway it is possible to carry out land transportation in Göcek, domestic and foreign publications, newspapers and all kinds of needs at world standards. Göcek port can be safely entered without limitation of day and night. You can connect boats to the municipality marina or connect to the magnificent bays of Skopea Marina or the Club Marina. The nature and sea of Göcek is as clean and pristine as its new creature with its magnificent brightness. Göcek culture and tourism directorate also has studies to protect the area as well as waste collection activities in the bay. In addition, the municipality does not allow new structures to prevent the deterioration of the natural beauty of the area.
This region has been reported as a special environmental protection area since 1988 and consequently has become a 3rd degree site. The old name of Gocek is Kalinche and it is located around the current bay. These remains are evidence that the region was used as a settlement in ancient times. As the famous poet of Izmir, Homer says, when the sun sends the golden lights after the mountains, the color of the water turns into wine and Göcek’s colorful nights begin. After living and enjoying Göcek’s nights, each one with a magnificent nature and a paradise on earth is located in Göcek bays, Atbükü, Boynuzbükü, Bedri Rahmi, Sıralıbük, Sarsala, Monastery, Gobun bays, Göcek, Yassıcalar, Tersane and Pig Island. go to see.
At the end of the Fethiye gulf, set your route to the Northwest and you will see Göcek is decorated with an extraordinary landscape. Overlooking 12 islands with its majestic mountains covered with pine trees, Göcek is an excellent natural harbor town sheltered with an almost circular bay. With this perfection, Göcek is a long-time favorite center of sailors, a popular area for gulets at the same time.
From the harbor you can take a boat trip around the 12 islands and at the same time it is a natural transportation choice to reach the nearby beaches around Gocek Bay. With a fun 20-minute short tour, you can feel like Robinson Crusoe in the magnificent bays of Gocek
The summers are extremely hot and dry, the temperature can reach up to 35 degrees Celsius, the winters are moist and rainy, the temperature can drop to 5 degrees Celsius at night, the region is in an area where the Mediterranean climate is typical.