Bareboat Yacht Charter & Sailing Holidays in Turkey

Sailing Holidays in Turkey


Direct Flights to Turkey

Dalaman is the closest airport to Marmaris, just 1 hour 15 minutes by road, Dalaman to Gocek just 25 minutes.  If you are looking for a flight operators a good comparison site is   Alternative you can check the website of the airport you prefer to travel from as they will give list their flight destinations. 

Charter flights to Dalaman are available from all major and many smaller regional UK airports.  You can also fly in from most major cities in Europe. Competition to offer cheap flights to Dalaman is particularly strong from Gatwick, Heathrow & Manchester.  In addition to the popular holiday charter flights, there are also scheduled Dalaman flights from airlines such as Easyjet and the Turkish airline, Pegasus Airlines. Other popular airlines offering good deals are Jet2, BA, and TUI.

Bodrum is an alternative airport, transfer time to Marmaris by road is 2 hours. Direct flights to Bodrum are available from all over Europe with the most popular routes being London, Manchester and Amsterdam.

Gocek is just a 25 minute drive from Dalaman airport.

Flight Info Dalaman Airport   Flight Info Bodrum Airport


 Travel via Greece

You may wish to check flights to Rhodes as the daily ferry takes just over an hour to Marmaris and is a good alternative.  Ferries run from Rhodes early morning and late afternoon during the summer holiday period.

If you are visiting Greece or Italy as part of your holiday you can reach Istanbul by ferry from Athens.


Connecting Flights via Istanbul

Turkish Airlines, Atlas jet and Pegasus have several flights from Istanbul every day into both Dalaman and Bodrum, a flight time approx  1 hour.

Many of our clients combine their turkish sailing holiday with a week of on land sightseeing. Istanbul airport is a major hub with many flights to both Dalaman and Bodrum.

The ancient Aegean city of Izmir is a popular location and is served by Adnan Menderes International Airport. Direct international flights arrive regularly from London, Manchester, Amsterdam and Paris.

Airport taxi/private transfer

We recommend you use our private transfer to/from the airport to the marina. We use a local transfer company, who will know your flight details and assist with your luggage.  If you need our assistance they will contact us.

On arrival at the airport you will be met by the driver, who will take you to your yacht in the Marina.

The vehicles all have air conditioning and will be of an appropriate size to accommodate you and your luggage. Let us know if you have any extra or unusual luggage at the time of booking.

Our prices are in GBP (£) and are to be paid on arrival at the base. These prices are for one-way only. Return transfers can be booked at the time of booking or at the base.


One way Distance 1-3
Dalaman 1 hr 30 min 100 km £65 £85 £100
Bodrum 2 hr 0 min 150 km £100 £130 £150
Izmir 3 hr 30 min 250 km £200 £250 £300
Antalya 5 hr 0 mim 310 km £280 £320 £360



One way Distance 1-3
Dalaman 25 min 16 km £40 £50 £70
Bodrum 2 hr 15min 170 km £105 £135 £155
Izmir 3 hr 30 min 290 km £200 £250 £300
Antalya 3 hr 0 min 240 km £160 £180 £200

Visa Requirements for Turkey

It is no longer possible to purchase your E-Visa at the airport therefore you will be required to purchase your E-Visa prior to traveling.  

When you apply for this on-line, payment is by credit card only.

As of 2 March 2020, Turkey has decided to exempt visa requirements for the members of the European Union Schengen area, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Poland as well as the United Kingdom citizens for touristic travels to Turkey for every 90 days within 180 day period.

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about-usSailinturkey is a Company based in Adakoy Marina Marmaris, a very beautiful and safe mooring for yachts in Turkey. The company is totally owned and managed personally by ourselves, Mark Foster and Stephanie Williams. Mark was the Turkish Country Manager then the Manager for Europe for Sunsail for many years and Stef became the Turkey Country Manager again for many years.

Frankly, we are much happier running our own small team in exactly the way we wish to rather than for a big brand. Personal, bespoke and unsurpassed service is what we promise and we have many testimonials from both yacht owners and sailors endorsing this. We endeavour to make the whole experience throughout as perfect as we can make it. Whether you want a bareboat, a skippered boat or a holiday with friends on a luxury gullet, we can put together an itinerary to suit you and are always on call should you need us.

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