Turkey has so much to offer as a country, making it the perfect location to embark on a luxury yacht charter. Sample the rich and varied history, beautiful coastline, immaculate waters and the ideal moorings, to accompany your yacht charter. However, if you feel spoilt for choice of things to do during your yacht charter, we are here to help with 12 reasons to take a luxury yacht charter in Turkey.

Yacht Charter Turkey

1) Beautiful Coastline

With over 8.000 km of coastline and over 436 blue flag beaches, Turkey makes for the perfect location to relax and unwind on the vast stretches of unblemished beaches. The Turkish coastline has some of the most beautiful, pristine beaches in Europe with heavenly backdrops, that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own private yacht on your luxury yacht charter in Turkey.

Yacht Charter Turkey

2) Sample the Food

The food that Turkey has to offer is enough to entice anyone to visit. Turkey offers a mixture of exquisite Middle Eastern, Asian and European food that is waiting to be sampled. Turkey is renowned for its wide variety of high-quality fresh fruit and vegetables, a variety of fish and fresh meat, desserts and a large selection of traditional produce. Wherever you look and wherever you go, you won’t be far from excellent food and drink in Turkey.

Yacht Charter Turkey

3) Areas of Natural Beauty

Turkey has some spectacular areas of natural beauty, located in the East Mediterranean sea, which makes it no surprise that Turkey is classed as one of the best holiday spots in the world. Turkey boasts a range of UNESCO heritage sites including Istanbul, Goreme, Troy and the awe-inspiring Cappadocia, where it’s arid rock formations will leave you amazed. Yet another reason why you should take a luxury yacht charter in Turkey.

Yacht Charter Turkey

4) History

Turkey’s history spans almost 10,000 years and along the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts, there are acres of ancient remains, much is world-renowned. If you are looking for a bit of culture on your yacht charter, Turkey will not disappoint as you will have the opportunity to unveil stories of the past for a cultured city break like no other. Take a step back in time by the Glory of the Hagia Sophia museum built in 532 and 537 AD. Or visit the Sultan Ahmed Mosque or the Underground Basilica Cistern.

5) Thermal Waters

With over more than 1,000 thermal springs with waters that cure many illnesses, Turkey is renowned for its thermal pools that withhold healing qualities. Visit Pamukkale situated in Western Turkey, famous for its thermal waters flowing down a scenic terraced hillside – it calls on those looking for a relaxing experience.

Yacht Charter Turkey

6) Immaculate Waters

Turkey offers stunning, immaculate waters, within a stones-throw away of coves and bays that are perfect for being explored on a yacht charter. The picturesque views are visible from 360 degrees and are definitely unforgettable.

Yacht Charter Turkey

7) Ideal Moorings and Secluded Anchorages

On the western coastal towns of Bodrum, Didim, Yalikavak, Kusadasi and the gulfs of Gokova and Hisaronu, you will never be far from the ideal mooring, where you can secure your yacht and never be too far from a significant landmark in Turkey.

Yacht Charter Turkey

8) Stunning Yachts Available for Charter

State the obvious but Turkey has some luxurious yachts to charter including lavish motor yachts, sailing yachts and gulets to cruise around the country at your own leisure. Sail the seas with Rox Star, the sailing yacht, the perfect platform for entertaining and relaxing. Or why not try gulet Mare Nostrum, offering a lavish experience incomparable to any other. Or why not take Monte Carlo the motor yacht out for a spin, in style and feel the luxuriousness of the interior, designed by Ralph Lauren.

Yacht Charter Turkey

9) Blissful Weather

The average weather in Turkey is around 28 degrees, offering a warm climate to make whatever you are doing in Turkey that little bit more enjoyable. Especially for those days where you are relaxing on the deck of your luxury yacht charter in Turkey.

10) It’s Safe

Turkey is a safe cruising destination and reports of crime are few and far between.

11) Marinas

Turkey’s marinas make for the perfect location for yachting activities. Why not visit Marmaris Marina, home of many yachts as well as restaurants, bars, a shopping complex and a swimming pool.


12) Yachts with Toys

Fancy an adrenaline rush? The majority of yachts in Turkey come with a whole host of toys and activities for you and your guests to utilise. Toys available on board include: Donut, fishing gear, jet-ski, kayak, kneeboard, snorkelling gear, wake-board, water-skis. So what are you waiting for? Book your luxury yacht charter in Turkey today.


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