MARMARIS - KEKOVA - MARMARIS
We will meet at Marmaris Port from 15:30 pm as you check in to the gulet that will be your home for the next two weeks. Ahead of you lies a dream cruise that will take in the best Turkey's Turquoise Coast has to offer. We will spend our first night in the harbour, where dinner will be served on board.
Marmaris to Ekincik
Our cruise begins with a visit to the Ekincik Gulf. You can join an optional tour of Dalyan, which will show you the natural beauty of the delta on a riverboat. There are ancient beauties, such as the cliff-face rock tombs, as well as the natural beauty of the Caretta turtle. We will have lunch at Caretta-Caretta restaurant, hidden in the reeds with a view of the tombs.
Optional Tour: Dalyan and Mud Baths.
This optional tour with its flat bottomed riverboat cruise is crazy messy fun and not to be missed, the sulfur enriched mud is widely known for its healing properties.
We will drop anchor for the night in Ekincik Gulf.
Ekincik to Hamam Bay
Early this morning we will head to Tersane Bay for breakfast. It is a naturally protected bay that was used as a shipyard for centuries. We will have lunch and a swimming break here before we head to Manastir Bay, where there are the ruins of a 2000-year-old hammam said to be a gift to Cleopatra from Marc Antony.
Hamam Bay to Fethiye
Today we will head to the beautiful Fethiye Harbour, which is in a bay protected by 12 Islands. Visit the delightful old city centre or the beautiful beaches of Oludeniz or Saklikent. We will have dinner and stay at one of the small bays close to Fethiye Harbour.
Fethiye to St Nicholas Island
After breakfast, we set off along the Fethiye Peninsula to find a secluded bay to have lunch. If weather permits we will cruise to Oludeniz, where you can see the famous Blue Lagoon. We will also cruise to the stunning Butterfly Valley, where you can swim in the amazing bay or walk through to the waterfall. We will have lunch at either Oludeniz or Butterfly Valley.
Optional Activity: Paragliding Blue Lagoon
This is the perfect place to float over the Mediterranean. We recommend pre-booking this activity either online for special rates or with our friendly office crew. However, if you decide whilst here that this is the activity for you, please let your captain know
In the afternoon we will cruise to St Nicholas Island, where you can explore the ruins of a Byzantine settlement and watch the glorious sunset. We will have dinner and spend the night here.
St Nicholas Island to Kas
We will head off early to reach Yesilkoy for breakfast and a swim in this quiet bay surrounded by olive groves. Then we'll cruise to Kas, a small harbour town with a bohemian atmosphere - check out the murals along the harbour wall.
Optional Activity: Diving
Not to be missed this is a beautiful part of the world in which to try this sport, in fact, it's magical. We recommend pre-booking this optional activity online before your cruise to receive special discounted rates and also to guarantee your dive.
There will be plenty of time to shop in the renowned jewellery stores or have a drink at one of the trendy bars. We will have dinner onboard and spend the night in Kas.
Kas to Ucagiz
Today we will head to Simena, where you can climb up to the castle for a spectacular view of the ancient city. Out in the bay, overlooked by a theatre carved into the rock, a single Lycian sarcophagus sits on its pedestal in the water. The night will be spent in the wide bay surrounded by green hills at nearby Ucagiz Village.
Optional Tour: Demre Ancient City Tour
Demre is packed with history not to be missed from ruins to the known home of the original St Nicholas (Santa Claus). We recommend pre-booking this optional activity online before your cruise.
Ucagiz to Gokkaya Bay
A short cruise this morning will take us to the ruins of Kekova, known as The Sunken City. Throughout the day there will be time for swimming and snorkelling before we have lunch on board. In the afternoon we will cruise to Gokkaya to spend the night.
Gokkaya Bay to Aquarium Bay
After breakfast, we head to Aquarium Bay for a swimming break. The rest of the day will be spent in Kalkan, a picturesque hillside harbour town where you can explore the cobbled winding streets.
Optional Tours: Xanthos, Letoon and Saklikent
Patara Beach or the ruins at Xanthos and Letoon. There is also the chance to see the beautiful gorge at Saklikent where you can go ziplining or you can choose to go tubing down the gorge's river great fun for all.
Aquarium Bay to Samanlik/Tarzan Bay
Today we will have an early start and head for Camli Burun, a natural bay edged with pine-covered hills. You can spend the day relaxing, sunbathing and swimming before we spend the night at either Tarzan’s Bay or Samanlik Bay.
Samanlik/Tarzan Bay to Yassica Islands
After breakfast we will cruise around Gocek Bay, stopping at the lovely Gocek Island. After lunch and a swimming break, we will head to the Yassica islands group, where you can soak up the view as we drop anchor for the night.
Yassica Islands to Aga Limani
Bedri Rahmi Bay is our destination after breakfast. Bedri Rahmi is a famous Turkish artist who made one of the first blue cruises in Turkey. We will anchor at Domuz Island or Aga Limani for the evening.
Aga Limani to Marmaris
Early today we will head for Kadirga Bay, where we will have lunch and a swimming break. After lunch, we will go to Turunc Bay and Cennet Bay (Paradise) Island for a swimming break. Then we will cruise to Marmaris Harbour for the night - get out and experience the nightlife of this famous party town.
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