Hidden Gems

Escape To Idyllic Karacaoren With Sailing In Turkey

By Yacht Getaways Team
on  March 04, 2017

Of all the destinations to enjoy when sailing in Turkey, the small island of Karacaoren has to be one of the most beautiful. Situated midway between Kalkan and Fethiye, this little gem is the perfect place for a secret escape whilst cruising along the Turquoise Coast.

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Karacaoren is a favourite place to moor with those seeking a blissful stopover with no noisy interruptions. There is no port – just a few moorings scattered amongst the crystal-clear waters. The island is small and therefore perfect for exploring on foot. Climb to the top of the hilly interior to see breathtaking views across the sea. There are also a few interesting remains to explore, including the ruins of a church and tombs and a well-preserved fresco. Other popular pastimes here include swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving. The clear, clean waters around the island make exploring the local marine life an absolute pleasure.

Much of Karacaoren’s charm lies in the fact that it is free from the bustle of heavy tourism. Unlike towns such as Fethiye, there are no shops to browse and few restaurant options; therefore, make sure you have packed all the provisions you will need if you plan to stay here overnight. What you will experience is the ultimate in tranquil relaxation on what is surely one of the most unspoilt islands you could hope to find.

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