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Day 1

Embarkation to the gulet at the afternoon in Gocek. The Gocek coves and islands are the meeting point of Turkish high society. Gocek which was a calm and quite village until almost yesterday, is now the scene of the rapid construction work. We will cruise to Yassicalar Island; this groups of islands are so small that no one could came up with names for each of them. They are together known as Yassicalar. There are no facilities on the islands. On the largest island of the group the beach is near the point and forms as a small pool, excellent for children. One is able to swim between the different islets, the closest being just 12 meters distance. If you can swim for half an hour, you can visit four different islands and if you have shoes with you you can walk over on each of them. Overnight in Yassicalar Island.

Day 2

Afterwards we cruise to Oludeniz .The Blue lagoon of Oludeniz has calm , crystal-clear waters which make it ideal for watersports, and very safe place for people to swim. Part of the lagoon area is now protected as one of the national park of Turkey. Paragliding options are also available.

Day 3

Around sunrise we have an early departure to Firnaz Bay near Kalkan where we expect to stop and serve breakfast and if you choose to, go swimming. Cruising to Kas, was founded in the 4th century BC as Antiphellos.Now the only Lycian rock tombs & sarcophagi and the Roman theatre are left. But the charm of the town remains! The swimming and diving are excellent in Kas. For your interest we can arrange you a scuba diving with diving inscrtuctor, the ideal is one or 2 dives each for 35 minutes. In a bay near Kekova we stop for swimming, dinner & the 2nd night.

Day 4

After having breakfast, departure to Sunken City of Kekova (this Lycian- Roman archaeological site is protected, so only looking!) Diving is no longer permitted since the area became a protected national park. we will cruise to Simena Kalekoy offers a panoramic view of the bays, inlets, islands and colorfull yachts sailing peacefully over the glassy water.You can hire a sea kayak to explore the area. we will cruise to Kalkan, a lovely small hilltop town that overlooks a tiny bay. Its quaint, traditional, whitewashed houses, shuttered windows and balconies with brilliant flowers that casdade to the streets below make it the ultimate in a peacefull holiday town. We have swim break in Firnaz Bay overnight.

Day 5

Arrival to Butterfly Valley, Pieri, Rapos, Euglapia, are just some of over 40 different species of butterfly that grace this beautiful bay.Starting with spring , they can be observed for up to 9 or 10 months of the year.We ll have breakfast here than we cruise back to north. We arrive Fethiye at the afternoon , you can see Fethiye town org o shopping , another option is you may join the the activity of Turkish bath. Overnight in Fethiye

Day 6

After we had our beakfat in Fethiye harbour we will cruise to Zeytin Ada;(Olive Islands) is at the south end of the Yassicalar group islands. It is only island that is privately owned. There is also olive pressing workshop dating from the Otoman area on the island.We will pass to the Tersane island, have a large time there for swim and relax.

Day 7

Today is our last day, we will have some great bays to complete our weekly cruise. First stop is Domuz Island, it is believed that it has taken its name from the wild boars livind on that island once upon a time. The island is also called Princess Island referring to a prince living on here. Gulets can easily anchor and moore in the cove of islands as its sheltered from the winds. Next stop is Cleopatra Bay, Also known as Hamam (bath) Cove, this island is one of the coves that gulets and yachts on the Blue cruise can not pass without visiting. The cruisers love to spend the night there. Right next to there you will see the ruins of a monastery which is partly under water. You may enjoy having a pleasant walk on the shore and in the forest if you get off the gulet. Cruiser love to spend the night in Cleopatra Bay, as we will do same. Overnight in Cleopatra Bay.

Day 8

After breakfast at 10:00 gulet criuse ends in Gocek Harbour.

What our clients say!

Hi Necmi,

We had a great week on our gulet. Captain Kamuran did everything he could to make sure we had a great time. The food was great also. Thanks for eveything.

Dugald Morrow
Australia
dugald[at]@iconic.com.au

Dear Necmi,

Just a quick note to say that all of us very much enjoyed the cruise. Both the crew and the boat were excellent and the itinerary great. We look forward to taking another cruise with Boating Turkey.

Andrew Ball
Australia
balla[at]who.int

Me and my family were going to take a Windstar cruise in early July this year. One of the ports of call was Bodrum. Reading about the place and its tourist attractions, we decided to rent a gullet for the day. I am sure now that our decision couldn't be better. It was a most relaxing trip, in a typical boat, huge and comfortable, swimming in clear waters with no hurry at all. The crew members were very kind and helpful, and they cook wonderful meals. Everything was really well organized. Since I had arranged the gullet rental through an Internet site, having paid for their services in advance, I knew I was taking my chances. Specially because we would just have some hours in Bodrum, and it would be hard to rearrange the rental on the spot. I had no need to worry, the boat was waiting for us, corresponding in every detail to what they proposed us in their e-mail. We will certainly use Boating Turkey services again if we are fortunate enough to visit this wonderful Turkish beach once more in the future.

Marilia Aguiar França
rua Mem de Sa 230
Araçatuba - SP- Brazil
mariliafr[at]hotmail.com

We have found the right sailing partner in Turkey. After two experiences with catamarans during three weeks, we can confidently say that Boating Turkey’s team is dependable and outstanding in every respect. We have had one of the best holidays ever. Thanks to Boating Turkey and their partner’s network.

Paulo Amaral
Portugal



 

 

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