As The Yacht Harbour Association’s 2018 Gold Anchor award owner in the superyacht marina of the year category Yalıkavak Marina welcomes yachts of all sizes with superyacht facilities. It has 620 berths for yachts up to 135m offering a dynamic lifestyle and unique privileges for boat owners and visitors. As Turkey’s first high-capacity mega yacht marina, Yalıkavak Marina mixes an idyllic location with superb amenities and technical services.
Yalıkavak Marina hosts an open-air shopping mall with 106 brands, gourmet restaurants, bars, cafes, clubs, entertainment venues, international luxury award-winning hotels; Yalıkavak Marina Beach Hotel and Yalıkavak Marina Boutique Hotel, a Spa & Fitness Center and variety of events and activities.
Perfectly positioned near Bodrum in the southern reaches of the Aegean Sea in Turkey, in an area renowned for its unspoilt natural beauty and magnificent beaches, Yalıkavak Marina enjoys a wonderful climate virtually all year round. Located 18km from the town centre and 52km Milas-Bodrum International Airport.
Previously the Bodrum area’s main sponge fishing port, Yalikavak is considered the most élite village on the Bodrum Peninsula. It has a bustling centre, particularly on market day (Tuesday), many beaches, two of which have been awarded the EU’s Blue Flag – one at the port and the other the public beach. It also has several magnificent bays. The marina itself is surrounded by hills, which offer spectacular views of the town and Aegean coastline.
Yalıkavak Marina has been designed using a discreet fusion of Mediterranean, Ottoman and local Bodrum styles. A mix of open spaces and narrow lanes create an atmosphere of new-world luxury and old-world charm.
From your marina berth in Yalıkavak Marina you can reach so many wonderful destinations. For a truly delightful day’s cruising in Turkey, set a north or north-west course out of the marina and discover the many coves, bays and beaches of the Yalikavak Peninsular. It is such a stunning coastline that you’ll find it difficult to turn around to head back to port at the end of the day!
Or you may wish to venture further afield and cruise to the Greek Islands of the Aegean. Just 12NM away is Kos, one of Greece’s Dodecanese islands, known for its abundant sandy beaches. It’s also rich in Greek and Roman antiquities, particularly in and around busy and atmospheric Kos Town.
This harbour city is dominated by the 15th-century Castle of the Knights fortress. It’s also home to the Kos Archaeological Museum, the Ancient Agora ruins, and the third-century Casa Romana villa with its lavish mosaics. That’s just a taster of what’s within easy reach of Yalıkavak Marina – your perfect marina base in the southwestern Aegean for discovering Turkey and a number of Greek Islands.
Here are the approximate distances from Yalıkavak Marina to other destinations in the region in nautical miles: