A gulet is a large wooden sailboat that traditionally has 2 or 3 masts and varies in size from 14m to 35m. Gulet charters are often perfect for tourists in large groups due to the large amount of space and amenities on board. They are normally equipped with full kitchens, indoor and outdoor dining and/or lounging areas as well as bedrooms although amenities will vary from boat to boat.
Due to their large size and skill that it requires to drive a gulet they are often chartered with a skipper. A gulet charter in Bodrum with a captain is a perfect way to get to know Bodrum as they are experts in the local area. They can show you all the best spots for snorkeling, secluded anchorages as well as stunning beaches. On land, they can give you great recommendations for recommendations for restuarants and other cultural activities in Turkey.
Why should you choose a gulet in Bodrum? If you want to get a true traditional sailing experience then a gulet charter will fill you with memories to last a lifetime. Gulet's are perfect for large groups of people on a budget and, as it is common to charter a gulet with a captain and crew, you and your friends can lay back and enjoy the sun from the comfort of your gulet rental in Bodrum.
Turkey is the traditional home of the gulet, once used for trade and fishing, they are now popular with tourists. Chartering a gulet is a much different experience to renting a motorboat or yacht and is sure to put a smile on your face. Bodrum stretches from Turkey's southwest coast into the Aegean Sea that leads straight into the Mediterranean and makes it perfect for a gulet charter.
Bodrum is also a popular tourist destination. During the high season, in July and August, you will find busy streets, shops, restaurants and beaches in Bodrum. Perhaps you enjoy this livelier atmosphere but if you are after something a little quieter then consider renting a gulet in Bodrum in the mid season, either side of the high season. Chartering a gulet in Bodrum in the mid or high season, you will find quieter streets and beaches, lower prices but of course the weather will not be as warm as in those hot Turkish summer months.
With Click&Boat you can get a free personal advisor who will help you find the perfect gulet charter in Turkey for you and your family or friends, at the best price and that meets all of your requirements. With the Click&Boat platform you can message our gulet owners directly to speak about what the possibilities are during your gulet charter in Bodrum. Want to do a particular activity or sail to a specific location? Just message the gulet owner on the platform and organise your trip exactly how you want it.
In Bodrum, privately owned gulet are available for rent. See other boats in the area