Göcek is only 25 km. from Dalaman Airport. It is the closest tourism centre to the airport.. Due to this; it is an ideal choise for a weekend. It is possible to benefit from the services of accomodation and boarding houses of various standart throughout the year.
The picturesque harbour of Göcek is principally a yachting centre. During the summer the marinas are buzzing with activity as the boats load up with guests fort he Blue Voyage and the cafes and restaurants along the harbour do a lively trade. The bays of Göcek are some of the most beautiful and historical sites in the region. It is believed that Göcek and its environs were the ancient city of Daedalos. In the records of Strabo and Herodotus, Daedalos is mentioned as Lycian port. Unfortunately , not much of city has survived to the present day, probably due to earthquakes in ancient times.