Göcek sits in a large bay, in which islands and coves create a very beautiful environment in which to spend time, on and off the water. Known throughout the region for yacht tourism; Gocek's marinas, beautiful bay, and spectacular scenery make it a popular choice for sailing holidays. The area is largely unspoilt, with beautiful mountain scenery and it’s 12 islands. Göcek is preferred sailing destination because of its proximity to historical sites, safety of the seas, the suitability of wind and waves for yachting and it’s ideal climate.
The most popular bays of Göcek include; Bedri Rahmi Bay, Boynuzbükü Bay, Cleopatra Bay (Hamam Bay), Kapi Creek (Göbün Bay), Yavansu Cove (Sea Gull Bay), Sarsala Bay, and Tomb bay.
More than 200 beautiful bays in Fethiye
After Göcek, there are 5 islands namely Göcek Island, Yassıca Islands, Zeytin Island, Tersane Island and Pig Island.
The island of Yassica consists of a few small islands with a small pond. Travelling between the bays and islands of Gocek, you will not miss the rock tombs of the Lycian period.
Göbün Bay is 8.4 km away from the center of Göcek. In this bay, there are also a mooring place, a restaurant, a historical place and a breakwater.
The largest of the islands in the Gulf is Tersane Island and the ruins of the ancient Greek settlement are seen on this island. There are also remains of a shipyard and watchtower. There is also a restaurant here.
In the Cleopatra Hammam, which was filled with boats in the summer, there are remains of a Byzantine monastery, some of which were under water.
There are no facilities on the seven islands called Yassica islands or Yassıcalar. Yassıca islands are preferred by families with children because of the sandy beach and the natural pool which are in the extension of the island. In the Yassıcalarda, it is possible to catch the moonlight.
Göcek Island, which is 10 minutes away from Göcek. The island has a facility to meet your needs such as food, wc, shower. It is possible to camp for hours in the bay and rest under the trees that make shade.