Turkey has a number of beautiful sailing destinations that will leave you amazed. The country has a typical rectangular shaped topography which means that it is surrounded by three different Seas, making for a splendid sail. It has the Black Sea to the North, the Mediterranean Sea to the south and the Aegean Sea to the West , which means that on your sailing vacation, you will not be lost for where to go, only by choice perhaps! On your sails you will encounter quite a number of beautiful beaches, coves, inlets and peninsula which will provide you with crystal clear waters that will make your sailing a memorable event!
Turkey experiences a mild climate, with the months of June and September being the most frequented months to the area, perhaps owing to the wonderful weather to be had , as well as the warm waters that are inviting for a swim.
With mild climate, and warm sea waters, the areas of of Aydin, Antalya, Mersin, izmir and Mugla pause as the main attractions for yachting while in Turkey, however, there are a number of stops to make while in Turkey, some of which include:
$1· Fethiye which is found in Lycia on the coast of the Mediterranean. While in this beautiful tourist town, you will get to enjoy an excellent marina and wonderful night life. Be sure to visit the cave tombs which are located in the cliff on the south side of the town, as well as the Lycian sarcophagus which are scattered around the town. You will also get to enjoy the beautiful beaches on offer, swim in the clear blue waters and paraglide
$1· Oludeniz which is a small village and beach resort in the Fethiye area is a must visit because it offers you a secluded sandy bay at the mouth of Oludeniz on a blue lagoon, and a chance at paragliding. With unique panoramic views in the area, it is no wonder that it is one of the best places the world over for the sport, that and Mount Babada’s exceptional height could account for why paragliding enthusiasts make a stop over to this beautiful area.
$1· Antalya which is a city on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey will beckon you with its sheer beauty. You will be amazed by sites that feature traces of Ottoman, Seljuk, Lycian, Hellenistic, Byzantine and Roman architecture and cultures.
The above are just the tip of the iceberg of the numerous beautiful places to visit while in Turkey. Aboard your choice of vessel to sail on the turquoise waters, be it the traditional Gulet, the yacht, motor boat or catamaran, you will be sure to enjoy all the beautiful scenery that passes you by! Butterfly valley is one of the many stops made by sailing enthusiasts, while in the region, you get to enjoy all the wonderful sites and features on offer, inclusive of the beautiful butterflies that can be seen in the months between April and June.