Located in Yalıkavak, near Bodrum, in the southern reaches of the Aegean Sea, Palmarina not only provides secure, year-round berthing for yachts up to 100m. It’s also your gateway to an enchanting mix of experiences.
High above the harbour you’ll find the Castle of St Peter, built in the 15th century by the Knights of St John. While you’re exploring the old world laid before you, be sure to also visit the site of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of only two remaining Wonders of the Ancient World, built in the fourth century B.C. as the burial chamber of a local ruler.
The Bodrum peninsula is famed for its bustling, colourful markets where, besides the fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers, you’ll find intricately woven Turkish carpets, artisan textiles and pottery. Take a stroll amongst Bodrum’s narrow streets and you’ll discover countless little shops selling everything from traditional leatherware and silver jewellery to exotic oriental artefacts.
Lose yourself in the labyrinth of cobbled alleys, lined with bougainvillea-festooned white stucco houses, or haggle over a pair of ‘Bodrum’ sandals in the bustling bazaar. The marina has high quality facilities and services available to incoming vessels, including a beach club, duty free shopping, a fitness centre and a heliport. Its generous capacity provides over 60 berths for yachts of 40m and above, as well as haul-out facilities up to 260 tons and a boatyard with extensive technical services, please click here to review.
With the help of C & N Marina 1782 Club, Sunseeker Turkey have chosen some of their favourite locations to relax and enjoy high-end, internationally acclaimed restaurants to authentic local eateries serving delicious local dishes. Here are some of the best places to pull up a chair:
- Nobu – Hip, sexy, inventive… Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s much-lauded Japanese restaurant needs no introduction. Nobu has been serving up exquisite-looking and sensational-tasting Japanese food since the original establishment opened in Beverly Hills.
- Cipriani –Another big-hitter in the world of fine dining, Cipriani is considered by many as one of the best Italian restaurants in existence. Famous for its classical simplicity as much as its gastronomic innovation, Cipriani’s many loyal followers are testimony to its success.
- Nusur-Et Steakhouse – The place to come to experience traditional Turkish food, Nusur-Et Steakhouse is also a perfect spot for cocktails. Here you can dine al fresco overlooking the sparkling sea while tucking into its signature shashlik.
- Sait –A long-established favourite among knowing locals, these days Sait attracts an increasingly celebrity and upscale crowd who come for the super-fresh seafood. The starters outdoors at sunset are to die for.