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Gocek Area Guide

Gocek is located on the outskirts of the harbour town of Fethiye in south-west Turkey. With a short 20-minute drive from Dalaman international airport and a reputation as one of the most exclusive resorts of the Fethiye area, it is home to several up-market marinas mooring hundreds of luxury yachts at any time.

The picturesque town is an important yachting destination on the Turkish Riviera. It offers the perfect sailing experience with secluded beaches and hidden coves and bays, many of which are only accessible by boat. Indeed, it is the absolute peaceful haven for famous yacht owners to enjoy the privacy they seek on their Mediterranean and Aegean tours.

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

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 the temperature often reaches the high 40 degrees C, and permanent residents enjoy warm winter temperatures and minimal rainfall.

Property for Sale in Gocek

Real estate in Gocek often sells at premium prices, with some located close to the centre or marinas in large hotels like complexes with excellent facilities. Some stunning luxury Gocek villas for sale offer almost total seclusion on the surrounding hillsides, and many have the advantage of breath-taking views over the turquoise bay.

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

Things to Do in Gocek

Daily tours are plentiful in Gocek, with regular boat cruises around the local islands, sightseeing excursions around the Fethiye area, and trips to nearby Dalyan for a dip in the therapeutic mud baths.

The more daring people also head off on quad bike safaris, or try their hand at tandem paragliding from the summit of the famous Babadag Mountain before landing at Oludeniz beach, one the most photographed beaches in the world.

As one of the most luxurious districts on the Turkish Riviera, Gocek indulges in the traditional gulet cruises of Turkey but with a premier twist. Leaving for three nights and four days trips around the coastline, sailing from Gocek means you will have the best experts and sailors at your disposal.

Getting Mobile

Gocek has a distinct advantage in that it sits just off the 2000-kilometre D400 highway running from the east of Turkey to Datca on the western coast. So many property owners own a car or holidaymakers will hire one to explore surrounding coastal towns and tourist attractions.

Getting to Gocek from the airport is extremely easy using this route and Dalaman, used primarily during summer is just 45 minutes away while an alternative for winter is Antalya that is 3 hours away. Both have extensive flight schedules from many countries around the globe.

Lastly, by catching a local bus from Gocek to Fethiye town centre, locals can tap into the extensive countrywide bus system of Turkey that is excellent value for money with regular and clean routes.

For more information about Gocek, the region of Fethiye or to find out which properties in Gocek are currently on the market, contact us today.


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