Please find more details and information on your cabin charter below.
A standard gulet is provided for this cabin charter. Some may be equipped with air conditioning and will only be used if specified on your cabin charter information and itinerary.Yachts are determined on your arrival. Gulet cannot be predetermined or guaranteed at time of booking. All our yachts have yacht insurance. We advise all travellers to take out their own individual travel insurance.
INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS
- Free pickups are provided for the Fethiye to Olympos and Olympos to Fethiye cruise. Pickup is provided from central Fethiye and central Demre and Olympos. No pickups from surrounding areas including Calis, Oludeniz, Cirali Beach, Antalya and Hisaronu. No pickup is provided for Kas cruises.
- Port and marina fees, taxes and fuel are all included in your cabin charter package price.
- Passengers have the use of all standard yachting equipment on board. This includes snorkels and masks and board games.
- Linen is provided on this cabin charter. Please note that you must bring along your own bath/beach towel. No towels are provided
- Entrance fees and optional activities are not included in the cabin charter package price.
MEALS & DRINKS
All meals are included for the duration of your cruise. This includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and snacks.Drinks are not provided in your cabin charter package. On this cabin charter you may not bring along your own drinks. All drinks including water are sold on board at reasonable prices. A bar tab is setup for the duration of the week. All bar tabs are paid on the conclusion of your cruise.
Allocation of cabins is done on site. All gulets and cabin layouts are different, cabins are not predetermined. On these cruises you may be roomed in a twin, double, triple or quad cabin depending on your group breakdown. Where possible, Alaturka will do their best to room couples in a double cabin, and individuals in a twin room of a person of the same sex.For individual travellers who do not want to be assigned with another passenger, single supplement cabins are available.All cabins have private bathrooms with toilet and shower
-Your cabin charter is a non-guided tour. There is no local guide on board providing information on the sites and locations.
-Children of all ages are allowed on this cabin cruise. However it is not recommended for 1-3 year olds. Ages 4 to 10 years old are charged at 50% of the full cruise rate if staying in their parent/guardian’s cabin. If there are more than one child, the first child is charged 50% and every child after at full price. Ages 11+ charged at full cruise price.
-All efforts will be made to follow this itinerary, however in cases of poor weather and/or sea conditions, this schedule may change. This could include altered daily plans and overnight stops. In these situations all efforts will be made to consult customers on alternative options, no money will be refunded...
Olympos/Demre to Gokkaya Bay
On the first day of your cruise, you will be picked up from Olympos around 10am and taken to Demre harbour, the journey takes 1.5 to 2 hours. The cruise departs from Demre, as Olympos is a National Park and boats are not allowed to dock here. On arrival to Demre you will have time for any last minute shopping. At around 12:00pm you will be picked up from Demre bus station and transferred to our yacht at Cayagzi Andriake harbour.
We will head to Pirates Cave for snorkelling and exploring the inside of this dark cave. We will then cruise onto the Sunken City, an ancient town dating back 2000 years to the Lycian period and destroyed by an earthquake. We will cruise over this protected World Heritage site, however no swimming, diving or snorkelling is allowed in this area.
Your captain will then steer the gulet across to Simena Castle where you can walk to the top and witness a magical view over the bay, taking in the underwater Lycian Tombs and the Sunken City. Our gulet will spend the night in Gokkaya Bay.
Tonight you can party at the nearby island disco of Smuggler's Inn. Meet up with other travellers for a night of dancing under the stars. A free boat service will pick you up and runs regularly all night. If you don't want to party, simply relax and chill out on the yacht. (Please note Smuggler's Inn may not always be open, please check with your captain if you wish to go).(L, D)
Gokkaya Bay to Aquarium Bay
This morning we will cruise to Yaglica Bay where you will enjoy breakfast and a refreshing swim. We then cruise to Kas, a beautiful fishing village, for lunch. You will have time to enjoy this small Turkish town, with plenty of eating, drinking and shopping delights before cruising on to Aquarium Bay for dinner. You will spend the night here. (B, L, D)
Aquarium Bay to St Nicholas Island
Before you have arisen from your slumber, the captain will journey north, so you can wake to the natural beauty of Butterfly Valley. After breakfast there is time for swimming, sunbathing, and an optional hike up to the waterfall. Butterfly Vallley is known to be the home to over 136 different types of butterflies and moths, however in the summer months difficult to spot.
Afterwards, we will visit Oludinez beach, Europe’s most photographed beach and one of the best sites in the world to paraglide. If you fancy gliding off the cliff tops and taking in the spectacular views of the Blue Lagoon and Oludeniz, please let your captain know on the morning of Day 3 at the latest. Tonight we will anchor at St. Nicholas Island, we arrive in time to enjoy some watersports and the delicious Turkish pancakes served by ladies in wooden boats. Late in the afternoon, you can walk up through the island's ruins and witness the amazing sunset. (B, L, D)
St Nicholas Island to Fethiye
Breakfast is served at St. Nicholas Island and we spend a short time here before cruising to Samanlik Bay or Tarzan's Bay for swimming and lunch. We will dock at Fethiye Harbour after lunch where we will stay overnight. The harbour is right in the centre of Fethiye close to bars, restaurants, the famous fish market and vibrant nightlife.
Fethiye has many sites you can visit, the abandoned Kaya Koy (Greek Village) is highly recommended to
visit. (B, L, D)
Fethiye to St Nicholas Island
We will pick up some new passengers and leave Fethiye harbour around 11.00 to 11.45 am, destined for Butterfly Valley for swimming, lunch and an optional hike up to the waterfall.
We will then cruise onto Oludeniz where you will have another opportunity to do a spot of paragliding. For those really daring why not try cliff jumping near the Blue Lagoon? In the afternoon we will return to St Nicholas Island in time for watersports and the popular Turkish Pancakes. We will spend the night here. (B, L, D)
St Nicholas Island to Kas
Today we will cruise to the Kas region and stop at one of many beautiful bays for breakfast & swimming. Afterwards we will continue onto Kas harbour for lunch. There is plenty of time to explore this small Turkish town for shopping and internet. Also if you wish to go diving, you will have the option to do so from Kas.
Late in the afternoon we will cruise to one of secluded bay's between Kas and Kekova for the night. (B, L, D)
Kas to Gokkaya Bay
This morning we will cruise past the Sunken City, cruising over the ancient ruins of this World Heritage site. Later mooring at Simena Castle, you can walk up to the top of the castle and witness a magical view over the bay, taking in the underwater Lycian Tombs and the Sunken City. You will spend the night in Gokkaya Bay.
Tonight you can party at Smuggler's Inn again or simply chill out on the boat for the night. (B, L, D)
Gokkaya Bay to Olympos
After breakfast we continue to Pirates Cave or to a nearby bay for snorkelling and swimming. We then disembark from Cayagzi (Andriake) Harbour before lunch time 10:30 - 11.00 am. Lunch is not included on the last day.
We will then have a bus transfer to Demre, with free time for shopping and banking. There will then be a free transfer to the tree house of your choice in Olympos. Or, if you're planning to travel onto other locations, you'll be dropped off at Demre bus station where you can catch a local bus. Buses to Antalya depart every 30 minutes, buses to Kas or Fethiye depart every hour and no need to (can't) book pre book these buses. (B)