There is no other country quite like Turkey. It is where East meets West — where Europe and Asia collide and mix to form a transcontinental cultural clash. A clash that brought forth a blend of tastes, cultures, histories, and foods that make this country an unforgettable travel destination. Although Turkey is known for its vibrant cities and hot air balloon-filled skies, there is more to explore. With Turkey yacht charters, you can discover the sea as well as the land during your stay.
Not only was this country home to some of the most significant historical figures of all time, but it also has over 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 51 World Heritage Sites. It is known for its culture and food and its gorgeous resort towns like Bodrum, which is often called the “St. Tropez of Turkey,” due to its posh hideaways frequented by celebrity visitors such as Beyoncé. Turkey’s Lycian and Carian coasts offer a vibrant mix of blue seas, luxury resort-towns, forested hills and peaks, sandy bays, relics of ancient times, and secluded harbor towns. It has something for everyone, and private yacht charters in Turkey open these doors for you.
Turkey is a mix of modern and ancient times with a wide variety of things to do for every type of traveler, from haggling in the bazaars to canyoning, all the way to swimming in the remains of Cleopatra’s baths. Food, culture, and landscapes make this country truly unique and one of the most beautiful vacation destinations to visit. Add to the beauty of the region by exploring the waters with a Turkey boat charter during your next trip.
The best time to visit Turkey is between April - October. Summer (June-September) is hot in Turkey and is the peak season for seaside resorts. During the shoulder seasons, April-May and September-October, the weather is pleasantly warm, and the days are long; however, be warned that April can be a little rainy. This is also the high season for Istanbul and Cappadocia but is the off-season for the Aegean and Mediterranean beach resorts. Winter is from November through to February, and it can be chilly and rainy.
Turkey is an Islamic country. Therefore it is essential to take note of two critical Islamic holidays that may affect travel plans. These holidays, Kurban Bayrami and Ramazan fall on different dates each year, so double-check before booking.
One of the main draws of chartering a boat is exploring the beauty of the Aegean coast. We can charter a yacht from Bodrum, Gocek, Fethiye, or Marmaris, depending on your particular needs and wants. Chartering a yacht in Turkey offers a unique off-the-beaten-path type of voyage that allows you to explore peaceful anchorages, historic ruins, fisherman villages, and resort towns that are often hard to get to by other means. Sailing the Aegean sea also means that you can explore the Mediterranean sea, enjoy the beaches, frequent the restaurants, go shopping at all the local bazaars — all while avoiding the hustle and bustle of the peak season crowd.
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If you want to learn more about Turkey, we recommend visiting Go Travel Turkey, the official tourism website of the islands, for more information about what to do and up-to-date details on COVID-19 entry requirements.
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