Demre & Patara

Demre & Patara

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Yacht charter in Turkey gives you a chance to discover the world's most beautiful places with rich history and amazing nature!

Did you know that one of the world’s most renowned saints - Saint Nicholas - was born and lived in Turkey?

Our kids know him as Santa Claus, and we know him as the patron of sailors, travelers, merchants, and children. The icons with his face are present in churches around the world. Yet, not many people know that Saint Nicholas was born in the ancient Patara, the capital city of Lycian League. Its ruins lie in the present-day borders of Antalya province in Turkey.

Patara is the city where the miracles of Saint Nicholas took place. It is Turkey’s one of the most visited travel destinations, as well as the nearby ancient Myra (present-day Demre town) where Saint Nicholas became the bishop.

Travelers come to Patara and Demre from all over the world, and not only Turkey. These two spots are often included in the yacht charter itineraries.

Saint Nicholas in Turkey

What to do?

  • Enjoy an excursion to Patara and its ancient ruins that include the triumphal arch, chapels, a temple, the lighthouse, a theatre.
  • Visit Patara beach, one of the most beautiful and longest sand beaches in the Mediterranean.
  • If it’s the season, watch loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta at the beach.
  • In Demre visit Saint Nicholas Church. Ancient Byzantine Church was built over the tomb of Saint Nicholas.

How to get here?

Demre is 140 km away from the Antalya international airport, and Patara is 230 km away. You can visit Demre and Patara after embarking a charter yacht in Demre or Finike.

Another option: when cruising south of Turkey from Marmaris, Gocek, or Fethiye.

Yacht Charter & Travel Request Information

Our charter broker team is available for your 24/7. For any question, please contact us and Contact Yachts specialist will be in touch with you immediately.

Recommended yachts to visit Demre & Patara

Here’s a list of charter yachts available for rent in this yachting destination. Contact Yachts brokers will send you a yacht selection based on your preferences. Please, get in touch with our team via email info@contactyachts.com or via WhastApp/Telegram +33 6 01 49 74 57.

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Kaptan Kadir Turkey

39-m | 2009 | 12 guests | 6 cabins
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White Swan Turkey, Croatia, Montenegro

32-m | 2019 | 12 guests | 6 cabins
From € 18.000 per week
Luxury gulet yacht ATALANTE for rent in Turkey and Greece with Contact Yachts

Atalante Turkey, Greece

24-m | 2009 | 8 guests | 4 cabins
Luxury gulet yacht DOUBLE EAGLE for rent in Turkey and Greece with Contact Yachts

Double Eagle Turkey

38-m | 2010 | 10 guests | 5 cabins
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Artemis Turkey

24-m | 2015 | 8 guests | 4 cabins

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