Top Things To Do In Gocek Turkey

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D-Resort Gocek – Small Luxury Hotel In Southern Turkey

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Top Things To Do In Gocek Turkey

 

D-Resort Gocek – Small Luxury Hotel In Southern Turkey

Hierapolis

Gocek, known in former times as  Kalimce used to be a little fishing village. Today it is an international yachting center with six  first-class marinas. Located between Fethiye and Dalyan it is just half an hour from Dalman airport with regular flights to many locations in Europe.

The area is steeped in history and according to legend it was from Gocek that Icarus took his flight and you if you look carefully in some of the small bays you can apparently see the Ancient ruins of Kalimce.

Surrounded by trees and forests Gocek is in a regional  National Park under government protection. Renowned for its natural beauty Gocek town is surrounded by 12 islands which create a natural harbour.

Gocek also boasts two beach clubs, the D-Resort with its beautiful beach full of silver sand and the Upper Deck Club located on the opposite side of the Gocek accessible by the free water bus.

D-Resort Gocek – Small Luxury Hotel In Southern Turkey

Don’t miss Gocek’s Sunday market and make sure you try the wonderful local food specialities.

Gocek is a popular seaside holiday destination and is apparently popular with people like Roman Abramovich, Prince Charles, Bruce Willis, Tina Turner, Demi Moore, Rod Stewart

Top Things to do include

  1. Go for a boat trip
  2. Visit the Gocek Sunday Market
  3. Explore the local food specialities
  4. Have a fish dinner in one of the local restauarnts
  5. Hire a car and explore the surrounding area
  6. The World Heritage site of Pamukkale
  7. The amphitheatre and ancient ruins of Hierapolis
  8. The Saklikent Gorge
  9. Butterfly Island
  10. A boat trip around the Twelve Islands.

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