Turkey has had a tumultuous past, which has contributed to its legacy. History buffs can find a vast amount of fascination information about Turkey that can date back as far as before the dawn of civilization. Turkey’s past is deeply reflected in the present. For centuries, Turkey has been at an intersection of, not only the philosophies of Islam and Christianity, but also of many others. There is a shrine, or monument devoted to almost, any religion available. The tumultuous past has a created country, rich in physical beauty, but also in cultural diversity, that has made it one the world’s most popular tourism destinations.
Bounded by Mediterranean Sea to the south, the Aegean Sea to the west, and Black Sea in the north, Turkey has a substantive offering for visitors, including breathtaking natural landscapes, unique pictorial perspective reflected in the archaeology, and building architecture. The 8300 km of the Turkish coastlines are dotted with numerous marinas, making sailing on yachts in Turkey, not only convenient, but also a memorable experience. Much of the landscape remains untouched, and the country is often described as Europe meeting Asia, and the modern world meeting the old world. One of the best ways to observe the rich diversity is to travel along the coast in one of the yachts in Turkey.
Marmaris is now one of the attractive resorts that has been transformed from a fishing village. The transformation is not unlike like that of so many other locations worldwide. The only difference, being that, Marmaris experienced a dramatic a touristic explosion in the 80s, while other regions took centuries to develop. Today, its main income is from Tourism.
The countryside in the southwest of Turkey is delineated by a coastline that is composed of many peninsulas that stretch out into the ocean, making it one of the more picturesque parts of the country. This provides some breathtaking views of the landscape when sailing on one of the Yachts in Marmaris.
The closest airport to the city is located 100 km to the east in the city of Dalaman, which means, that air travel may be sometimes be inconvenient, if not properly planned. Far more convenient and enjoyable is by travelling on the water by one of the yachts in Marmaris. The infrastructure for travelling around the Mediterranean on the water is constantly improving as there are ferries and hydrofoils that travel to and from Greece.