Istanbul, which is known as the fairytale city and the melting pot of the Eastern and Western civilizations, also takes the leading position of the most significant yachting centers. Istanbul, having increasing number of hosted yachts visitor every year, is considered to be the “target point” for yachting purposes. Many yachts, visiting the Turkish coasts, stop by Istanbul and then continue cruising. Atakoy Marina, which is the most significant and the first marina of Istanbul awarded with 5 Golden Anchors, is just 7 km away from Ataturk Airport deemed at the first range in terms of domestic and international flights in Turkey. It is possible to reach to all the important centers of the world from Ataturk Airport either directly or indirectly with scheduled or charter aircraft.
Sheraton Istanbul Atakoy in the Atakoy Marina, situated on the European coast of Istanbul on the Marmara Sea, offers accommodation in a holiday village atmosphere, ideally located in a lush garden, away from the confluence of Istanbul. Sheraton Istanbul Atakoy is also a unique location for those who want to visit the Sarayburnu Peninsula where the most important historical monuments are located. Countries along the Black Sea coast, such as Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Russia and Georgia, have begun to prepare the necessary infrastructure for yacht tourism.
Istanbul Atakoy Marina is a natural stop for yachts coming to Istanbul to visit the coasts of these countries and is the most convenient destination for winter days. Atakoy Marina can accommade easily many custom-made and exclusive boats with its Mega Yacht Harbor which has a capacity to host 232 mega yachts from 25 meters to 100 metrs in length simultaneously. With this harbor, the boats will have the opportunity to spend winter time in Istanbul and they will be provided all kind of maintenance and repair services. Atakoy Marina, having the international standards with its Boat Maintenance and Repair Unit giving service with a 63 tons capacity travel lift a technical team with 20 years of experience, ponton and pier providing secure anchorage at the sea, 7/24 security and cleaning services, market, restaurant, cafeteria, health and sports center, children's play park, outdoor parking, laundry and swimming pool located in the marina, is the best choice that you can stay with your yacht for accommodation purposes in a short or long time during winter.