Turkey – Best Summer Gulets for Families

What better way to spend your summer as a family than aboard a classic-style Turkish gulet? The southern coast of Turkey enjoys a warm climate all year round and the relatively balmy sea temperatures are perfect for swimming, snorkeling, diving and just messing about on the water. The town of Bodrum and its marina, as well as neighboring Aegean and Lycian marinas, offer many opportunities to indulge in the gulet experience. Read on to find out our recommendations for the Best summer gulets for families in Bodrum.

Summer Gulets for Families in Bodrum, Turkey

Gulets are fat-bottomed, wooden sailing beauties sit low in the water and ride the waves in perfect harmony. They offer large saloons and decks for partying, lounging, sunbathing and even BBQs! And the large, luxey cabins are ideal for winding down at the end of a memorable day at sea. Perfect for a family getaway!

Our Ambassador for the Aegean and Lycian Coasts

Ayşın Uzel

As our TripWix boat and gulet ambassador for Turkey’s Aegean and Lycian coastlines, Ayşın is our specialist when it comes to all things nautical in and around the “land of the eternal blue”. The passionate and multifaceted Ambassador identifies herself as a “vacation organizer” putting into practice her public relations and business administration background and more than 15 years of experience working in the tourist industry.


Here are our top recommendations this summer when it comes to fabulous gulets for families.

White Goose

Summer gulets for families
3 Cabins, 3 Bathrooms for a family of 6.

The White Goose has it all! A comfortable saloon for lounging, a spacious aft deck with beautiful dining table and covered, sun-filled day beds. A great choice for you and the kids.

Blue Heaven

Turkey summer yachts
5 Cabins, 5 Bathrooms for a family of 9.

The highlight for your family will be the option of a hot or cold fresh-water Jacuzzi on deck and the comfort of the impeccable VIP cabins. Big enough to invite your children’s friends too (and a nannie)!!

Dolce Mare

Summer yacht turkey families
5 Cabins, 6 Bathrooms perfect for a group of 12

The Dolce Mare is big enough for you and your extended family! Why not invite your in-laws, grandchildren or cousins to enjoy this stunning fat-bottomed beauty with its own on-deck Jacuzzi and impeccable service.

Cobra King

Summer gulets for families
5 Cabins, 5 Bathrooms for a family of 10-12

The Cobra King has that traditional restoration look on the outside, decked with comfortable modern interiors that make it a floating home away from home for your family.  The 3m high cabin ceilings create a more spacious, roomy feel.


Summer gulets
6 Cabins, 6 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom for a family of 12

The ultra deluxe option from this collection, Meira is a 5-deck super gulet, and one of the most technologically-advanced. With 2 decks built solely for exterior fun, a main deck for luxurious living and dining, a deck for guest cabins and one for the crew – she is the world’s most prestigious gulet sailing address.

Blue Cruise for Families this Summer

How about treating your family to a Blue Cruise this summer. The spectacular shoreline along the Aegean and Mediterranean seas is bountiful in its natural gifts. From the Turkish province of Antalya in the south as you head west to the Datça Peninsula, you’ll be mesmerized by the crystal-clear waters in every shade of blue and turquoise imaginable. Why not book a Blue Cruise for your family this summer and make memories worth cherishing?

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Lisa Bruno

Lisa Bruno is an English ex-pat living in Punta Mita, Mexico.

With twenty plus years experience as an international interior designer, working on custom residential projects in Spain, USA and Mexico, she now enjoys her "job of a lifetime" as the chief property curator for TRIPWIX.
"All my life I have been a stickler for design detail and luxury - that's why every home is inspected for quality and comfort by somebody with a strong background in the luxury interior design or hospitality industry. We put special emphasis on the quality of the bedding. I believe Tripwix is the only property rental company in the world to rank the bedding in each home."

Lisa is also a frustrated golfer, party princess, avid traveller, and curious about all the good things life has to offer.

She has been a founding partner of Punta de Mita Rentals since 2015 and TRIPWIX since 2016.

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