Orhaniye, also known as Keci Buku lies 10 miles southwest of Marmaris on the Dorian Coast of Turkey. Nestled in a large Beautiful Bay under the Pine Forests and less than 30 minutes by Car from Marmaris and 1hr 45 minutes from Dalaman Airport.
The Cruising Ground of Orhaniye and the Datca Peninsula is one of the best in Turkey. With tiny Hamlets, small Towns, as well as isolated Anchorages with a single Restaurant ashore. The Greek Island of Symi is nearly always visible and provides a useful aid to Navigation. The Bay is cooled most of the Year by a prevailing Westerly Force 3-4 Wind most afternoons.
The Town of Orhaniye has Marina's, several Restaurants with Private Jetties, 2 Large Hotels, a peaceful Anchorage, plenty of open space and a few Grocery Shops. Restaurants ashore offer Turkish, Thai & Far Eastern Cuisine. On the outskirts of the Town of Orhaniye lie the remains of the Acropolis as well as a few Ancient Ruins on the Eastern Side of the Islet.
In 1 Week it's possible to Sail to the Ruins at Knidos, the clear Waters of Palamutbuku, the sheltered Bay of Hayit Buku, the Picturesque town of Datca, the Tranquil Bay of Kuruca Buku, the Narrow Inlet of Bencik Koyu, the Small Hamlet of Selimiye Koyu as well as the Sleepy Town of Bozburun.