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Situated in the stunningly beautiful Gulf of Fethiye in Turkey, Gocek is set at the foot of pine-covered mountains and looks out over the several islands of the Bay of Skopea. Gocek today, is renowned as a popular tourist locale and is rapidly developing into a famous yachting harbor, not just in Turkey, but also around the world.
Located 30 minutes from Turkey's Dalaman Airport, Gocek serves as an ideal stopover for waiting guests and holidaymakers. Gocek offers excellent accommodation and you can pick from a variety of little rest houses and apartment hotels.
Gocek's marinas are the base for yatch charter agencies, bareboats and Turkish gulets. A walk around the marina, lined with boats of different shapes and sizes, or lounging in the waterfront bars and restaurants is your ideal way to spend a day. Gocek's pretty markets and little shops selling antiques and crafts are wonderfully refreshing too.
Gocek's rich cultural history reflects in the Lycian 4th century cliff-side rock tombs in Fethiye, the ancient cities of Telmessos, Cadianda, Letoon (cult center of Lycia), Xanthos, Patara (birthplace of St. Nicholas), Myra (center of pilgrimage of St. Nicholas), Kaunos, Kayakoy (city of ghosts), Sidyma (Roman origin) and in Saklikent (hidden city featuring natural canyons) located around Gocek.
Gocek's Bay of Skopea, which stretches out before the village in twelve or more islands, features ancient ruins and Byzantine remnants, restaurants and offer the best cruising and camping facilities. The islands have an abundance of sheltered and unspoilt coves that offer glorious peace and quiet. The dreamlike deniz (Blue Lagoon) surrounded by serene mountains showcases Gocek's astonishing beauty!