Gocek Area Guide

Gocek is located on the outskirts of the harbour town of Fethiye in the south-west of Turkey, a short 20-minute drive from Dalaman international airport and one of the most exclusive resorts of the Fethiye area, being home to several up-market marinas that can moor hundreds of luxury yachts.

The picturesque town is one of the most important yachting areas on the Mediterranean coastline as it offers the perfect sailing experience with its may secluded beaches and hidden coves and bays, many of which area only accessible by boat, the perfect peace haven for famous yacht owners to enjoy the privacy they seek on their Mediterranean and Aegean tours.

The resort centre offers a range of both traditional and international restaurants, bars, shops and supermarkets, with the marinas offering more in the way of trendy cafe bars and waterside dining all catering for the distinguished guests and the local residents that love to mingle with the elite of the yachting scene.

Real estate in Gocek is often offered at premium prices, with some located close to the centre or marinas in large hotel like complexes with excellent facilities and some stunning luxury Gocek villas for sale that offer almost total seclusion on the surrounding hillsides, many having the advantage of breathtaking views over the turquoise bay.

The small permanent population that own property in Gocek is around 4,500 though this more than doubles in the height of the season when when the temperature often reaches the high 40 degrees C, and the permanent residents enjoy warm winter temperatures and very little rain fall.

Gocek also offers several smaller surrounding villages that are ideal for those seeking solitude yet close to the exclusivity of the main resort, and all properties in Gocek and the surrounding village area never more than a short drive to the beach and for a larger shopping experience Fethiye is just a 30 minute drive away.

Daily tours are plentiful in Gocek, with daily boat tours around the local islands, sightseeing excursions around the Fethiye area, trips to nearby Dalyan for dip in the therapeutic mud baths, horseback riding in the shade of the local forests, or the more daring you can head off in off road quad bike safaris, or take trip to Oludeniz and try your nerves by tandem paragliding from the summit of the famous Babadag Mountain landing at Oludeniz beach, one the most photographed beaches in the world.

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