Gocek

Gocek is a stunning small harbour town and the perfect start or finish point for your cruise.

Legend has it that Icarus landed in the sea here after flying too close to the sun whilst trying to escape from Crete. Known as "Kalimche" in the past, Gocek is located between Dalaman and Fethiye and only 20 minutes’ drive away from Dalaman airport.

Gocek's six marinas, beautiful bay, and spectacular scenery make it a popular choice with yachtsmen and visitors alike. In 1988 it was declared a special area of protection and as a result, no multi-story buildings are allowed which contributes to the upmarket and cosmopolitan feel of the resort.

Gocek has fabulous restaurants, cafes and boutiques, many of which line the water's edge in the marinas around the bay.

Scenically beautiful, Gocek exudes charm and quiet refinement. Great facilities, hotels and some wonderful places to explore and discover right on your doorstep make Gocek a classy choice to extend your holiday.

Our choice of hotels

D-Resort hotel in Göcek is located just 100m from the harbour and just a short stroll (or golf buggy trip) from the beautiful private white sand beach.

A favoured stopover in summer for sea lovers, D-Resort Göcek offers an extraordinary holiday experience. As a member of the small luxury hotels of the world group you can be assured of boutique quality alongside traditional Turkish hospitality.

The beautiful bedrooms have an airy feel and are decorated with local kilims and many with four poster beds. Spacious terraces, air conditioning, mini bar, room service, sky TV and luxurious bathrooms all add to the five star feel.

A range of family rooms and suites are available.

The resort has a lovely outdoor pool, unrivalled dining options, a Spa, gym, volleyball, private pier and complimentary cycle hire.

Breakfast is fabulous with a vast selection of local and international delicacies and is included with accommodation. Children and infants are welcome.

D beach club has a superb waterside restaurant serving the freshest fish and local fare. The beach is gently shelving and perfect for families.

Located in a tranquil bay in Gocek, enjoy spacious and contemporary accommodation and rejuvenate your mind and body in the SPA. This hotel is exclusively for guests aged 13 and over. Exclusive and ultra all inclusive, Rixos is the ultimate luxury hotel destination.

Each suite is set in beautiful gardens, decorated using soft, calming tones with a terrace or balcony from which you can take in the view. Modern facilities are provided including LED satellite TV, air conditioning, complimentary tea and coffee and internet connection. In addition, enjoy the comfort of large suites with two interconnecting rooms and two bathrooms.

Relax poolside or enjoy the serenity of the Bay of Gocek surrounded by turquoise waters. Activites include tennis, pilates, yoga and watersports.

Enjoy Turkish, Italian or Asian cuisine.

Our choice of restaurants

Boasting undisrupted sea views; the Breeze restaurant is nestled on a private beach, and offers the freshest fish, seafood and locally sourced produce. Serving authentic and locally inspired Aegean cuisine, this sea-fronted restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience in the heart of paradise.

The elegant Q Lounge is enticing in both architecture and menu. Conceptualized and created by the Japanese designer of the internationally famous Zuma Restaurants. Q Lounge is a magnet for style seekers and epicures from around the globe. Offering incredible sea and island views and a menu of contemporary Japanese and Pacific Rim Cuisines. Sushi, sashimi and robatayaki served in tapas-style, all in a relaxed, music filled lounge. This ultra-fashionable evening destination also offers an extensive wine menu, music and DJ performances.

Possibly our favourite Gocek restaurant. A very special Turkish run establishment, specialising in local and seafood dishes. Book a table on the pier to eat by candle light under the stars and surrounded by the sea. Specialities include the freshest sea bass cooked over charcoal in a large terracotta pot.

If you want to try the best kebabs in the region you must dine at Kebab hospital. Bustling marina side dining serving traditional and perfectly cooked Turkish fayre. Try the Lahmacun, Pide and Kiymali all served with salads and washed down with Raki.

Shopping

Being a marina town Gocek has a great selection of yachting shops, supermarkets, chemists and banks where you can find all you may need for your onward trip.

You will also find a wide selection of designer boutiques alongside traditional artisanal shops where you can pick up unusual trinkets, furniture and rugs that have been hand crafted in the area.

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