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Turkey

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Hire a boat and sail the enchanting Aegean Coast

Turkey is a transcontinental country that spreads from Western Asia to Eastern Europe and, therefore, enjoys a constant cultural flow. This is what makes it a perfect beach destination for a charter boat adventure! Many are the civilizations that have left their mark on this land: Greeks, Persians, Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans are just some of them. As you will realise during your incredible trip on a rental boat, every tourist attraction, monument and site unveils its multi-faceted ancient history! So rent a private boat be ready to marvel at them! Prepare your camera, suitcase and passport because what this country has to offer doesn't stop there! 

Turkey is not only one of the most popular holiday spots, but actually one of the most desired coastal locations around the world. Do you wonder why? Well... It has 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is home to two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Staggering, isn’t it? Yet even more incredible are the Turkish turquoise waters and the scenic picture-postcard coasts! Chartering a yacht in Turkey will be for sure the best way to discover this amazing place! And for an extra peace of mind, decide yourself whether hiring a ship with or withouth a skipper!

Turkey sailing boat charter guide

The ports and marinas in Turkey are so well-designed and equipped that no matter what your needs are, they will be met without a doubt. From getting supplies to going out for a fancy dinner, to strolling the sandy beaches… Turkey has plenty of drawcards and you will have plenty of time to visit and discover them all once anchored!

If you are planning to rent a boat in Turkey, check our guide not to miss the very best spots and make the most of this historic land!

What to see in Turkey when you are on your rental boat

With a unique and endless historical and cultural heritage, Turkey offers many options as a tourist destination. From major cities such as Istanbul and Ankara, to remote places in the middle of the Anatolian peninsula, as the Rock Sites of Cappadocia or Pamukkale limestone pools. You can also visit cities with more than two thousand years old, some of which are now only ruins, but of a great value.

Near the Aegean Sea coast you can visit the imposing ruins of Ephesus, or the remains of Telmessos, but all along the coast there are hundreds of historic places to visit. If you've decided to choose boat rentals in Turkey, you should know that the Turquoise Coast, between Izmir and Antalya, is not going to disappoint you. It has the best of Mediterranean landscape, with olive and orange trees and green vegetation. And all combined with rocks, sand and totally transparent and clean waters.

The best beaches in Turkey to visit during your boat charter

Turkey has thousands of kilometers of coastline thanks to the Black Sea, the Azov Sea, the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, and therefore it has many beaches and coves to enjoy. But it is on the Turquoise Coast where the main ports of boat rentals in Turkey are, so then we suggest you some of the best beaches if that is your holiday destination.

- Butterfly Valley
The beach and the bay of the Butterfly Valley, or Kelebekler Vadisi is in Ölüdeniz, near Fethiye. Ölüdeniz has many beautiful beaches, white sand and clear waters, but the Butterflies one is special because there the nature is especially cared and thus they achieve a virgin and special landscape.

- Iztuzu
If you like long sandy beaches, Iztuzu is your beach in Turkey. Located in Dalyan, halfway between Fethiye and Marmaris it offers three kilometers of sand where you can sunbathe. It is also just a few minutes from the ruins of Kaunos, Greek and Roman heritage. But also in Izutsu you can see in summer how turtles go to the sand and make their annual lay eggs.

- Phaselis
A few miles from Antalya, you can swim and sail near historic ruins in the three bays of Phaselis. The pebble beaches are a bit gray, but the vegetation and clear water make them a wonderful and peaceful Mediterranean spot where you can enjoy your boat rental.

 

What to eat in Turkey?

In recent years, the Turkish cuisine has become world famous thanks to döner andkebab. Whether you like it or you think that your country ones are not worth it and you should know that in Turkey. If you choose carefully the place, they are traditional and have a unique flavor that will captivate you.

But Turkish cuisine goes far beyond. Turkish cuisine uses ingredients of the Mediterranean diet, but also from Asia and Arabia, so the result is special and very tasty. The most frequent meat is beef, and in the kitchen they use many vegetables, legumes, rice and specially spices. Meals can start with mezze, a typical and varied snacks. You can find them of seafood, but also from legumes such as hummus or vegetables like eggplant or tomatoes.

Finally, do not miss the baklava, a typical sweet of Greece, Cyprus and Turkey. They are made with filo dough, honey, syrup and nuts and are a real treat for snacking. In addition, there are many forms and flavors, so you can choose the one that best suits your tastes or try them all.

Climate and Sailing Conditions in Tukey

- Boating season
The best time to rent a boat in Turkey and sail is between May and October, when weather conditions are more favorable. The Turquoise Coast ports are usually full in the months of July and August, so it is better to book a place to moor in advance. However, the Turkish coast offers hundreds of nautical miles where it is easy to find a secluded and lonely spot if you are looking for peace. For this you can also choose the months of September and October, when air and water temperatures are still warm and the wind blows moderately to navigate with ease.

- Temperature
The temperature on the coast of the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea in Turkey meets the characteristics of Mediterranean climate. In July and August the temperature exceed 30 degrees Celsius easily. In spring and autumn temperatures usually move between 20 and 30 degrees. In winter the atmosphere is cool but not freezing near the coast.

- Rainfall
In the months of July and August rainfall on the south coast of Turkey are practically nonexistent. Generally between May and October there is very little rainfall and these are concentrated in the winter months, especially in December and January.

- Sea temperature
The sea temperature is warm in the Turquoise Coast during the sailing season and it can reach 30 degrees in the eastern part, from Antalya to the east. In the area of ​​Bodrum or Marmaris in the boating season sea temperature is not usually under 20 degrees Celsius, so boat rentals in Turkey are totally recommended to enjoy these waters.

- Wind
In general the winds on the Turquoise Coast are moderate or very soft. During the afternoon there can be breezes from the west that help sailing, but they usually are not strong. The only exception is the Meltemi, which blows from the east in the summer, but it is less intense in the area of ​​Antalya than in Bodrum or Marmaris.

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