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GENERAL INFORMATION ON GOCEK
and surrending area
Gocek is a small town in FETHIYE County in MUGLA Province, in the Mediterranean Region of Turkey. With the construction of the new road tunnel, Gocek is only 20 minutes away (23Km/14mi) from Mugla's DALAMAN AIRPORT(1 hour flight from Istanbul)
Gocek is blessed with magnificent scenery. The permanent population in Gocek is around 4,500. This number exceeds 7,000 during the summer months.
The town hosts six significant marinas that serve the yacht tourism in the region: Club Marina, Skopea Marina, Municipality Marinas, Marinturk Gocek Village Port(LADES port), Marinturk Gocek Exclusive and Port Gocek Marina.
Gocek have 12 beautiful islands and so many of bays and coves, which are described as a hidden paradise, with clean Mediterranean water, green pine forests, and beaches, have rendered Gocek an indispensable destination for sailers.
These 12 islands can be reached by private charter boats, simple fishing boats, and larger yachts. You can spend the entire summer in Gocek's many bays and anchor in a different spot every day.
There are about 20 sailing and motor yacht charter and brokerage sailing companies, which makes Gocek a high-class sailing place. Accordingly, there are several technical yacht services, chandlers and maintenance services.
Since Gocek is a departure and arrival point for Blue Cruises, there is heavy yacht traffic in the town harbor.
Gocek became known to groups of artists and poets and to some fisherman from Bodrum as a result of their cruising along the Turkish Turquoise Coast, a journey later called the 'Blue Voyage'.
The gulf of Gocek and Fethiye provides many opportunities to visit cultural sites as Caunos, Telmessos, Fethiye Museum, Tlos, Pinara, Letoon, Xanthos and Patara.
Climent in Gocek in winter average maximum temperature is 14C (57F). In the summer the average maximum can be high as 38C (100F), and the weather stays sunny over 300 days per year.
Gocek is renowned for growing wonderful tangerines and lemons as well as oranges, because of the climate. Other tropical fruits can grow here such as the bananas.
There is a variety of choice of little hotels, apartment hotels located close to the town centre of Gocek, which offer nice accommodation for the holiday guests in Gocek and yacht charterers who start their cruise from Gocek.
Distances & Travel Times:
Gocek - Dalaman Airport(Mugla): 23 Km(14 mi), 20~25 minutes
Gocek - Fethiye: 30 Km(19 mi), 30 minutes
Gocek - Marmaris: 143 Km(89 mi), 2.5 hours
Gocek - Antalya: 252 Km(157 mi), 4.5 hours
Gocek - Bodrum: 250 Km(152 mi), 3.5 hours
Gocek - Izmir: 310 Km( mi), hours