Milas – Muğla – Turkey

GPS : 37°15’27.1″N 27°31’04.4″E / 37.257533, 27.517894

The bay indents between Teke and Karaburun Points. Suiting its name the land surrounding this cove is covered with pine and olive trees.

Its western end is suitable for anchoring. There are also coves at the eastern side but these are open to the winds and are surrounded with summerhouse complexes. There are two coves on the west, providing adequate sheltering from westerlies.

It is a stopping point for boats going to Sedir Island. The name of the beautiful bay 3 km away, just opposite Sedir Island is Çamlık. The bay after Çamlık is called Bead Bay. These are ideal places to swim and rest under the shade of the pine trees. There are some small establishments for food and drinks as well.

There is a buffet, an open cafe in the bay’s square and a restaurant among the trees.

Çamlı lies on the southern part of Çapa Burnu and Çamlı (Gelibolu) Island. the bay is open to westerlies. The western side affords relative sheltering from breeze with a line ashore. There are considerable depths about 36 meters off the shore.

A wooden pier extends from the western tip. Berthing capacity is 30 boats. There are 2 m depths at the head and tripper boats to Sedir Island and Gökova bays leave from this pier.
Ferry services to Bodrum in summer leave from this pier. This pier is crowded in summer by tripper boats and they constantly churn in and out.

Boats go stern-to the pier and drop anchor for short term stay for getting provisions. The bottom is muddy. Water and electricity are available. Ice and butane gas bottles can be found.
Fuel can be purchased from truck tanker. There is a cafe and a market in the vicinity.

Boats can anchor off the pier on the west. The depths are 10 – 12 meters.

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Milas, Muğla Province, Turkey

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