Catamaran rentals in Turkey
The perfect holiday...this is how those that have already enjoyed the special destination describe catamaran rentals in Turkey. Turkey is located between Europe and Asia
, and has access to four seas
, with the Mediterranean Sea as the most acclaimed sailing area. Its capital, Ankara
, along with Istanbul
, are the most chosen vacation destinations
where you will find its characteristic mosques
, thermal baths
and beaches of golden sand and clear waters
, but really there is no end of potential sailing areas when you visit Turkey.Flexible cancellation or date changes up to 15 days before check-in is allowed on selected boats
. There are so many boats for you to choose from in this country that we know you will find the perfect boat for you, no matter how many people are traveling, which amenities you want, and whether you want to rent with or without a skipper.
How much does a catamaran charter in Turkey cost?
Catamaran charter in Turkey will vary a lot in price depending on many different factors
. Just a few of these include the number of people
, what amenities
you want on board, the duration of the stay
, the season
, and even the location of your desired catamaran rental
. Below is a list of prices based on location.In Gocek
, catamaran charters cost just $2795 per week in low season or $2990 per week in high season
Charter prices in Fethiye
start at $2563 a week
, while in Oren
, rental prices are around $4760 a week
If you’re headed to Marmaris
, you can expect to pay $3417 per week
, but in Bodrum
, hire costs start at around $4625 per week
Is it possible to get a bareboat catamaran charter in Turkey?
Yes, in Turkey it is possible to find a catamaran charter either with or without a skipper
. However, you should take into account that for motorised vessels or yachts longer than 2.5 m (8.2 ft), you will need to obtain a certificate of competence
if you plan on renting without a skipper.
Renting without a skipper is perfect for seafarers with a little experience who want to explore as much of Turkey as possible during their charter. If, however, you have no experience or simply want a more relaxing holiday, you can be guided around the Turkish coast by a local, who will take you to all the best places.
What are the weather and sailing conditions like in Turkey?
The sailing season
in Turkey is quite long thanks to its pleasant climate
, although the climate varies greatly depending on where you’re going
. Normally we would suggest that you sail between the months of May to October
, with more catamaran rentals in the summer months. With an average temperature of 20°C (68°F), and temperatures that usually exceed 30°C (86°F) in the summer, Turkey will be the perfect destination for sailing in a catamaran during your vacation.
When we sail on a catamaran, we always ask ourselves what the wind conditions
of our destination will be like. If you were worried about this aspect, you needn’t be. In Turkey, Meltemi and Lodos predominate
, strong winds from the north and southeast respectively
. It should be noted that Lodos brings rainfall in winter and autumn
, so don’t forget to plan your catamaran route through Turkey in advance taking into account the weather! Usually, autumn is Turkey’s driest season
When is the best time for your catamaran rental in Turkey?
When to rent a catamaran in Turkey depends on what sort of holiday you want. Being the driest month
, August is the best time to go if you don’t like rain
. However, during this month, crowds of tourists are attracted by the high temperatures, which in turn pushes up boat prices. For this reason, if you don’t mind a little more rain
, it might be best to go between November and April
, when the weather is a little worse but boat deals are better. Having said this, when going to Turkey in the winter, you should always check the weather forecast before setting sail, so that particularly unfavourable weather conditions don’t compromise the enjoyment of your vacation. It should also be noted that the climate and weather in Turkey varies greatly depending on where you want to go, so even though the weather may be particularly bad in one city, in another the conditions may be much better.
What are the best ports and sailing areas in Turkey?
There are many ports in which you can start your catamaran charter in Turkey. Among the most visited
, we have the port of Netsel Marina
, with 750 moorings for catamarans up to 40 meters in length, or the port of Göcek
with 210 moorings, the port of Albatros
with 250 moorings and the port of Fethiye Ece Marina
with 400 Moorings. All of these have a full range of services
like drinking water
or even wifi
during your catamaran rental trip.
Other marinas you should definitely visit include Marti Marina
, Atakoy Marina
and Palmarina in Bodrum
. Marti Marina
has a gorgeous backdrop
of pine forests climbing up the mountain and is one of the only marinas where you can actually swim where you moor
. Atakoy Marina
is located very near to the airport
and has many useful services
, including laundry
and repair services
. Palmarina in Bodrum
has plenty of berths available, as well as 24 hour mooring assistance
and a wealth of places to eat
Renting a catamaran opens up a world of opportunities, on board we can sail
around Turkey to the different beaches
which line its coast, such as the beach of Altinkum
where the turquoise of its waters merge with the golden sand, the beach of Gobun
where we can sail between two cliffs or the beach of Turun
, in which we will enjoy great tranquility whilst sailing in a catamaran around Turkey.
What to do in Turkey?
The largest number of marinas
are found in Marmaris, Gocek, Bodrum and Finik
, so it is best if you start your nautical adventure here. If you rent a luxury catamaran with an experienced skipper, they will help you plan your trip. During a sea cruise along the Turkish coast, the following places are worth visiting
: Bodrum, Marmaris, Fethiye, Gocek, Kekova, Antalya, Datca, Dalyan, Bozukkale, Orhaniye, Gemile, Oludeniz and Kekova
. There you will find picturesque landscapes
, ancient fortresses
and dilapidated temples
, the remains of ancient civilizations
and the Blue Lagoon Bay
with incredibly clear turquoise blue water. In addition to them, along the coast there are a large number of secluded uninhabited bays
for a romantic getaway.
Taking a cruise along the coast, you will discover many beaches of incredible beauty
, the photos of which will be great travel souvenirs. Be sure to head to Turun Beach
for a quiet time away from the tourist spots.
On top of these places, it is also worth visiting Istanbul
, which is home to many museums
, such as the Aya Sofya Museum
, thought by many to be one of the most beautiful buildings in the world
. You should also visit the Topkapi Palace
, once an important base of operations for the Ottoman Empire. Nowadays, this spectacular building allows you to glimpse into its lavish past, at the life of the sultans who once lived there. If you fancy going for a walk afterwards, you can take a leisurely stroll through the surrounding public gardens
, which give you the opportunity to escape the bustling Turkish streets for a while.
How to get to Turkey?
If you are looking to reach Turkey by plane
, you have the following landing options: Istanbul Ataturk, Istanbul Sabiha, Izmir, Ankara, Antalya and Dalaman
. There are even direct flights to Turkey from
countries all over the world
, the USA
and lots of UK
cities, including London
. You can also access Turkey by the sea
aboard a catamaran rental from either Italy or Greece