The Turkish Riviera is a treasure trove of scenic anchorages, heavenly beaches and turquoise waters.
Marmaris is the yachting capital of Turkey and a bustling hub of activity from which to begin your trip. There are many attractions such as the old town, the bazaar and Turkish baths to see before setting sail. Bozukkale is a quiet, protected bay, perfect for a first overnight stay. It was an important harbor during Roman and Byzantine time, and the citadel walls of the ancient city of Loryma remain here. There are several beachside restaurants to choose from. Selimiye is a beautiful fishing village set in a large bay, and a perfect spot for swimming and relaxing. Rafetbaba’s restaurant at Cliftik is a popular stop for sailors, as the restaurant has a special atmosphere and excellent facilities for passing yachts. Datca is an incredibly picturesque settlement that produces delicious olives, almonds and honey. On the journey back to Marmaris, Bozburun and Turunc are wonderful anchorages. Bozburun harbor is very sheltered and surrounded by scenic mountains, cliffs and pine forests. Turunc is a little known village and a real undiscovered gem that has several good restaurants and a lovely beach. It is ideal for enjoying a day of relaxation before returning to Marmaris.
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