It was named “Kalimche” in ancient times, and is located between Fethiye – Telmessos in ancient times – and Dalyan – Caunos in ancient times. According to the legends, it is in the Göcek area that Icarus landed in the sea after his famous flight trying to escape from the tower where he was imprisoned. Göcek was used as a harbour for ships loading chrome ore collected from the mines under nearby mountains during the Ottoman period.
Today, Göcek hosts six significant marinas in Turkey that serve the yacht tourism in the region.Gocek marinas are D-Marin Gocek Marina previous name is Port Gocek Marina VHF 73, Marinturk Exculisive Marina VHF 69, Village Port VHF 69, Skopea Marina VHF 72, Club Marina VHF 72, Gocek Municipal Marina VHF 13. there is wide technical service facility, yacht repair, yacht refit, dry dock, boat lift area. G A prominent characteristic of the town is the fact that it harbors islands and coves located in a large and secluded bay. Göcek has all the necessary infrastructure, capacity, and amenities expected in a tourism center, yet it is renowned as a much more peaceful and quiet settlement than some other tourism areas. With its secluded bay, the harbor is quiet and safe, especially for long-distance travelers arriving from international waters. Göcek coves and the 12 islands, which are described as a hidden paradise, with clean Mediterranean water, green pine forests, and beaches, have rendered Göcek an indispensable destination for seafarers. The gulf of Göcek and Fethiye provides many opportunities to visit cultural sites as Caunos, Telmessos, Fethiye Museum, Tlos, Pınara, Letoon, Xanthos and Patara. Source: Wikipedia