Fethiye – Muğla – Turkey
Coordinates : 36° 37′ 55″ N / 29° 06′ 10″ E
Although Fethiye is one of the most popular sailing spots in the Mediterranean Sea, with a history dating back as far as the 4th Century BC, until now one thing was missing: a good marina. A place of such spectacular natural beauty, Fethiye and the yachting community surely deserved this.
And now, just such a marina has been completed. A marina that is first class with respect to the technology and materials used, the services, facilities, location, professional management and hospitality. Located on the eastern side of Fethiye Harbour, with a stunning panorama in front of it and a wealth of facilities behind, Ece Saray Marina provides not only a safe berth but also a real home for you and your boat.
The combination of a five-star marina, separate boat yard, a beautiful boutique hotel with a spa and wellness center, giant swimming pool, bars and restaurants serving both international and Turkish cuisine in a unique environment all contribute to making Ece Saray Marina such a perfect place to visit or to stay. On these pages you can find basic information about Ece Saray Marina and Resort and its related services and facilities, but it is impossible to mention everything we have to offer, rather, we would like to simply invite you to come to Ece Saray Marina and Resort and enjoy both our beautiful surroundings and our excellent services
In this paradise of bays bejeweled with yachts, the spectacular beauty, natural wonders and azure-colored water fill our lives with joy. If you sail East, the first stopover would be Karacaцren Bay or Gemiler Island where you can drop your anchor safely and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Gemiler Island (Santa Claus Island) with its glittering sea is a spot much favored by local and foreign yachtsmen. There, you can walk along old cobbled market streets in the ancient Byzantine city and wonder at the frescos and mosaics in the three churches. It is an excellent setting to watch the sunset with a drink or two!
The Church is dedicated to St Nicholas who was born at Patara and is forever immortalized as Noel Baba (Santa Claus). Within easy sailing from Fethiye you can reach the famous Blue Lagoon.
There are innumerable other islands and bays around the Gulf of Fethiye. We have only mentioned a few of them. The Fethiye region is a unique blend of natural beauty and archeological treasures : the place every lover of the sea dreams of exploring. All you have to do is to steer your boat into our marina, relax and enjoy the first class luxury and hospitality of Ece Saray Marina and Resort.
The most beautiful, tranquil and natural sailing areas along the Turquoise Coast are situated in the Fethiye Region. With it’s many sailing and yachting opportunities close by, Fethiye region is one of the most popular destinations in the world.
At the western end of the Gulf of Fethiye, within easy sailing or motoring distance, lie The Twelve Islands. The crystal clear sea is a pleasure for swimmers, the mild winds ideal for sailing and the sea-food is abundant. Hamam Bay is a natural beauty and a must for travelers on the turquoise voyage.
On the eastern face of the isthmus separating the Kurtoglu Point from the mainland there are underwater ruins of an ancient building. It is unclear whether this is a monastery or a public bath from the Byzantian period. The antique city Lydae is reached in a half-hour walk from Yavansu Bay. Fresh water can be procured from Taskaya where you can also visit Lycian rock-tombs on the slopes.
The Island of Tersane is very suitable for anchorage. It is sheltered from all winds and visitors can wander among old, tumbledown houses. At the bay of Gobun, roasted fresh fish and bread await you. At Boynuzbuku, swimming in the chain of inlets is a thrilling experience. These are just a few of the many pleasures you can enjoy in this unique region where the green and the blue of the sea blend into a shimmer of turquoise. To sail in these waters, enjoy the natural beauty and explore the many ancient sites is the dream of yachtsmen from all over the world.
Location & Capacity
The marina is located at the eastern side the Gulf of Fethiye in Turkey, just in front of the town. The berthing capacity is 400, and yachts up to 60 meters can moor safely.
Bonding & Custom Formalities
Fethiye is a port of entry and all bonding and custom works can be arranged on your behalf. There is a charge for this service.
Hours of Operation
The marina operates 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.
The marina reception serves you 24 hours a day. You can call our staff on channel 73 or visit the marina office for any assistance. you may need.
Our berthing team is at your disposal all day. When you enter the marina, a berthing boat will welcome you and help you moor.
Electricity and Water
Continuous electricity supply up to 125 Amp and water are available at each pier.
Two first class air-conditioned sanitary restrooms and showers plus specially designed facilities for handicapped people are at your service 24 hours a day.
A sufficient number of trolleys is located at the entrance to each pier. You are requested to return them after use.
TV and Telephone
The majority of berths are equipped with TV and telephone sockets. All telephone billing is done automatically in accordance with the tariff.
First Aid – Medical Emergencies
A first aid unit is available within the marina premises for small accidents or injuries. In case of a major emergency an ambulance service from one of the private or state hospitals will be at the marina in 10 minutes.
– Fethiye State Hospital Phone : +090 252 614 40 17
– Esnaf Hospital (private) Phone : +090 252 612 64 00
– Letoon Hospital (private) Phone : +090 252 612 54 84
Fethiye Veterinarian Clinic Phone : +090 252 612 11 66
Laundry-Dry Cleaning is open every day and will be returned to you by our staff.
A computer dedicated for Internet use is situated in the marina office where you can send and receive your emails.
Shopping and Provisioning
Within the marina premises shops and a market from which you can obtain most of your daily needs are located. Another three Supermarkets are located in the center of Fethiye and delivery to your boat is available upon request.
Post Office and Courier Services
The Post Office is situated in the center of Fethiye Town, just a 10 minute walk from the marina. You can also use Ece Saray Marina Office address for incoming mail. International Courier Services such as Fedex and UPS are also available in Fethiye.
Branches of all major Turkish banks with exchange facilities are available in the town of Fethiye, and an ATM is located at the marina for your convenience.
All major credit cards such as Visa, Master Card, American Express and Eurocard are accepted.
For those who still wish to continue their business activities and stay in contact with their company while enjoying the marina and its relaxing environment, a fully equipped business office with all the communication and office tools is at your disposal.
Tours, Transfers and Rent a Car
Tours, airport transfers and rent-a-car services are available upon request. These should be made 24 hours in advance at the marina office.
Several charter companies will be operating from the marina. Please contact the marina office for further information.
Bar & Restaurants
Besides a cafe and gourmet restaurant located at the water front, you can also enjoy a variety of bars and restaurants within the hotel premises where international and traditional Turkish cuisine are served
Boat Yards – Services and Facilities
The boat yard is separate from the marina and is located across the bay less than 1 mile from the marina. It will be operating shortly. The boat yard has its own office and sanitation facilities. The following services and facilities are available within the boat yards premises:
Lifting & Launching using 100 ton travel lift
Electricity and water supply
Chemical waste water treatment unit
24 Hours Security and full insurance
Technical Services for Engine, Machinery and Welding, Carpentry, Painting, Rigging, Sail Repair, Upholstery and Guardianage and more…
Pontoons are accessible by boat owners only, and all pontoons are monitored 24 hours a day by security cameras and our well trained security team using state-of-the-art technologies. While your boat is berthed in the marina, you can also check on it via the internet no matter wherever you are in the world.
Central Fire Fighting System
Hydrants connected to a well designed fire fighting system and carbon dioxide tubes are located at the entrance to each pier. A rescue boat equipped with a fire fighting system is always ready.
Entry by Car
No cars or buses are permitted to enter the marina premises except when loading or unloading passengers and/or equipment.
Water Sports Center, Social Events, Races and Regattas
The water sports center, where sailing and other water contact sport lessons are given, is located very close to the marina. Throughout the year, local and international races, competitions and regattas will be organized by the marina.
Fethiye is located in South West Turkey on the Mediterranean Coast .It is within easy reach of all other cities by state highways. Dalaman International Airport is just 55 km. from Ece Saray Marina & Resort. During the summer season, there are many charter flights from major European cities to Dalaman as well as the year round domestic flights of Turkish Airlines. Additionally Antalya Airport, only a three-hour drive to Fethiye, is another departure and arrival point.
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