Gulf of Fethiye : The Gulf of Fethiye is surrounded by the lower slopes of the Taurus Mountains. The location has been an attractive settlement area since ancient times because of it’s natural beauty and resources. It was known as the ‚Land of Heros‘ and associated with the Lycian civilisation which used to be one of the most reputable civilisations of the world. They were said to be an ally of the Trojans during the Trojan War. A convenient archaeological settlement named as ‚Caunos‘ situated alongside the Dalyan river is known as a frontier city belonging to the Carian civilisation. Archaeological evidence indicates that this region was a very difficult spot for Alexander the Great during his campaign to the East. Apart from the Lycians, the Romans, Byzantines (Eastern Romans), Seljuk Turks and Ottomans are some of the other civilisations who left their traces in this beautiful location. Because of it’s strategic convenience to the ancient sea trade routes, the Gulf and it’s environs also maintained it’s significance for sailors. There are innumerable archaeological and natural sites surrounding the Gulf of Fethiye, tempting many local and foreign visitors to this region of Turkey.
Gocek : : Göcek is one of the most charming villages near the holiday resort town of Fethiye. Since the mid 1980’s, Göcek became a yacht haven with the first marina in the Gulf of Fethiye. Club Marina has become an ambassador for the development of yacht tourism in Turkey since it’s foundation in 1990. Göcek is now a very important centre for yachtsmen and women from all over the world with marinas, hotels, restaurants and many other facilities.