Ionian Coast (Turkey): Ports

Descriptions of sailing destinations on the Ionian Coast of Turkey, in alphabetical order. Click the name to see full details. These give detail of what to see and do, and the facilities ashore. (This section is still in preparation – where there’s no text below, I’ve not yet documented that port. More ports will be added soon).


  • Akbuk The village is in the corner of a large bay, pleasantly distant from recent holiday developments way over on the other side. The harbour has seen considerable investment with a large paved esplanade providing room for assorted market stalls. There are a couple of restaurants on the front, with provisions available on the main street behind. ... Read more
  • Bodrum Bodrum is a popular tourist destination, though many visitors will rarely leave their resorts scattered around the peninsula. In the town itself, there’s plenty to see from cultural attractions such as the Castle, Mausoleum and Amphitheatre, to the many shopping opportunities in the bazaar and elsewhere. The place heaves with restaurants and bars though as is often ... Read more
  • Gumusluk Built on the site of ancient Myndos, the village is protected from development and has been spared the hotels and holiday apartments that afflict some other parts of the peninsula. It’s a popular spot for locals as well as yachtsmen and hosts a classical music festival in summer. The ruins of Myndos are still visible if you ... Read more
  • Kusadasi Kusadasi Read more
  • Turgutreis Details coming soon. Read more
  • Yalikavak Yalikavak Read more