Adventure-packed family yachting holiday in Turkey
The Turkish Riviera is an acclaimed beach vacation destination in the Mediterranean, and the ideal setting for your next family adventure! Satisfy the thrill of adventure for the whole family.
An idyllic getaway
From water sports to hiking, Turkey’s turquoise coastline has something for everyone. The southwest coast of Turkey on the Aegean Sea is home to some of the most pristine and beautiful bays and coves. This idyllic vacation spot is where the Blue Voyage was first made famous. Here, the crosswinds are excellent for sailing. As pine, oak and myrtle-filled mountains plunge down to serene beaches, the coastline offers a choice of places to anchor.
Water sports to spend your energy
The Gulf of Hisaronu is hidden away in the most western corner of Turkey. The conditions of this peaceful location are perfect for water sports, including jet ski sessions, windsurfing, and snorkeling. You can also arrange to have your own private lessons in the vicinity of your own private yacht. So, who says yachting is only for soaking up the sun and taking in the local surrounds? Selected yachts are equipped with their own water sports equipment, allowing family members to spend their energy on the breathtaking waters as you cruise around to some of the nearby coves along the shore.
Traditional gulet cruises in the area are a testament to time-honored Turkish craftsmanship. Due to the rugged mountainous landscape, they are also the best way to explore the hard-to-reach beaches and coves along the shoreline. Beach lovers flock to this part of the world for its intrinsic beauty. Straddled between the two continents of Asia and Europe, Turkey is rated by Conde Nast Traveller as one of the Best Countries in the World 2020 as voted in the Readers' Choice Awards. The city of Bodrum in the peninsula of the same name is a glamorous hangout in the Mediterranean with crystal clear waters praised by divers and swimmers. Travelers have also claimed that the clarity of the water is such that boats seem to be suspended in the air. The warm weather is typical of the Mediterranean climate, warm, yet tempered by cooling winds, creating the perfect playground for water sports such as windsurfing and kite surfing which are popular in the area. Private yachts often anchor in unspoiled coves opening up onto the sea. Clear waters and idyllic beaches provide great opportunities for swimming, diving and fishing.
A hiker's paradise
The Gokova Gulf is a sought-after destination for nature lovers. As the Taurus Mountains run parallel to the coastline, falling perpendicular into the Aegean Sea, the dramatic terrain, and awe-inspiring views across the Mediterranean, not forgetting the unique historical and archeological sites, is the ultimate hiking paradise.
Did you know that there are over 300 hikes in Turkey that you can choose from? If you have time on your hands, the country’s original and most popular hiking trail, The Lycian Way, spans 540km and takes about a month to walk. Needless to say, there is a plethora of hiking trails to pick from. Depending on your cruise itinerary, a guide can help to identify the hidden gems along the seaboard.
Sail away with us
The Turkish Riviera enjoys one of the longest sailing seasons from April to mid-October. June to August are the hottest months. Book your charter yacht today to this trailblazing family adventure destination along the Turkish Riviera. Our crew is on standby to take your call.