GÖCEK An Introduction
The Göcek is located in Fethiye Gulf has numerous beautiful coves and islands and is extremely popular among the yachts and boats on the Blue Cruise tour. The Göcek coves and islands are the meeting place of Turkey’s and world’s "high society". Boats that compete in luxury sail throughout the region.
In Göcek, which was a calm and quite village until almost yesterday, is now the scene of rapid construction work. Although permission to build tall buildings has not been granted, there are many high rise concrete building appearing through the green pines.
The tourism activity of Göcek can be said to be almost fully focused around the marina, with all the restaurants and shops being around the quay. The walking trail on the waterside that existed until recently has been removed after becoming shabby. By setting up new paths with a design in harmony with the environment, both locals and foreigners can be at peace with the sea.
There are several yacht marinas situated within the Gocek bay which makes this small and picturesque bay a very busy yachting paradise, particularly during the yachting season which starts in general in April and goes through November every year. Due to its popularity amongst yachtsman, all the marinas are fully booked during the yachting season. Many yachts that can not find space in any of the marinas during busy yachting season chose to anchor in the Gocek bay which is a very well protected natural harbor for yachtsman for all seasons.