07 Nights 08 Day - Departure : Saturday
DAY 1 - Marmaris (D)
Check into Gulet starts around 15.30 at Marmaris Harbour. We will have dinner onboard and spend our fist night here. You'll have time to visit the highlights of Marmaris and if feeling up to it enjoy the well known nightlife! Marmaris was built upon one of the antique Karian cities called Phyckos, has been under the rule of many different civilizations. The most valuable work of art that you can see today is Marmaris Castle dating from 1577. There is also a mosque and an 8-room caravansary covered with arches from the Ottoman Period. The ruins of the Antique times lie on Asar Hill, a small, low hill located on the northern side of the city. Being one of the best-known touristic places of Turkey, Marmaris has also a large marina.
DAY 2 - Marmaris to Ekincik Bay (B, L, D)
After breakfast and your briefing, we’ll set off along the coast. Be lazy on your first day and stay onboard. Enjoy relaxing, swimming and sunbathing. You can also take a more active optional trip to Dalyan and/or Kaunos. At Kaunas you can take a river boat trip to see millennia old tombs built high in the rock face, or explore the ancient city. Dalyan offers the chance for people to take a mud bath and/or relax on the Turtle Beach. Caretta Turtles (logger head turtles) still lay their eggs here. Lunch will be served in a river-side restaurant. Transfer to your Gulet in Ekincik bay, where dinner will be served.
DAY 3 - Ekincik Bay to Tersane Island (B, L, D)
Setting sail after breakfast, we cruise to Aga Limani. Here you can enjoy swimming and your lunch onboard. In the afternoon we will arrive in the bay of Manastir. We will stop for swimming breaks here and in the area of both Cleopatra and Hamam bays. We will anchor at Tersane Island for dinner and overnight stay. This naturally protected harbour was used as the shipyard in Byzantine and Ottoman times.
DAY 4 - Tersane Island to Fethiye (B, L, D)
Today we sail to the 12 Islands area and enjoy swimming in the clear blue waters at Kizil Ada (Red Island). In the late afternoon we will arrive at Fethiye Harbour and stay overnight. Fethiye has many sites you can visit, Kaya Koy (Greek Village) is highly recommended to visit.
DAY 5 - Fethiye to Gulf of Fethiye (B, L, D)
Today we will again continue sailing through the 12 islands area, firstly heading to Gocek or Yassica Island, then several of the wonderful bays in this part of the gulf of Fethiye.
DAY 6 - Gulf of Fethiye to Aga Limani Bay (B, L, D)
After breakfast we will cruise to Bedri Rahmi Bay, then will go to Domuz Island for a swim and anchor at Aga Limani Bay for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 7 - Aga Limani Bay to Marmaris (B, L, D)
Today we will cruise to Kumlubuk Bay early in the morning. Breakfast will be served in Kumlubuk Bay. We will anchor at Cennet Island for our last swimming break and lunch before we will dock at Marmaris Harbour by 16:00.
Overnight stay will be in Marmaris. Tonight you'll have the chance to see more of Marmaris, the city centre, shops and experience the night life with your new friends from the blue cruise.
DAY 8 - Marmaris (B)
After breakfast, it's time to say farewell to your new friends and your gulet crew.
Marmaris to Fethiye highlights:
- Tersane Island
- Ancient City of Kaunos
- Turtle Beach, Gocek Bays
- Bedri Rahmi Bay
- Yassica Island
- Aga Limani
Pick up is not provided from Marmaris Hotels, we'll greet you at the Marina. 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.
PICK UP INFORMATION
The cruise starts from Marmaris Marina, this is also the meeting point as pick ups are not provided in Marmaris.