MARMARIS TO FETHIYE BLUE CRUISE 8 DAYS
If discovering Turkey’s Turquoise Coast on a gulet cruise is high on your agenda, then why not stay on for a week of cruising this amazing coastline. Departing Marmaris you blue cruise for 8 days and 7 nights is sure to be the highlight of your time in Turkey. Once you are on board there is a nice balance between life at sea and having time in ports, where you can go stretch your legs to discover the delightful shops and markets, or visit cultural sights.
In this week you will get to visit the towns of Fethiye, Gocek and Marmaris where historical sights will inspire and captivate and the shopping may hurt your credit cards. You will have the optional excursion of a day to go to the mud baths of Dalyan and Turtle Beach or partake in some water sports if they interest you. There are many hidden bays that you will get to swim and relax in as well as getting to visit the historical and famous Cleopatra Baths named after the famous Cleopatra herself. It is said that she visited the bath on her honeymoon with Marc Antony and is still one of the highlight attractions in the area. You will walk away at the end of the week relaxed, tanned and wanting more.
This weeklong gulet cruise is on a standard gulet. All cabins are double cabins and all solo travellers are given their own cabin (with single supplement fee). The cabins all have their own bathrooms and there is plenty of space on deck, on the sunbeds or back lounges to always find the perfect place to unwind. Your gulet cruise onto Fethiye is a very popular cruise option as it affords time in many seaside villages along the southern coastline of the Med. Marmaris is heart of gullet cruises In Turkey, please check our website for all Turkey gulet cruise options.
HIGHLIGHTS : Fethiye, Marmaris, Dalyan, Bedri Rahmi Bay, Yassica Islands, Tersane Island, Ekincik, Twelve Islands, Cennet Island
Duration : 8 Days 7 Nights
Gulet Class : Standard
Meals : Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner + Tea Time + Fruit & Snacks
Drinks : Excluded
Shared Cabins : NO
You can head to your gulet for check in from 15:30pm in Marmaris harbour. This is where you will be staying the first night, so you have time to go and explore Marmaris, its beautiful harbour and old town! You will have dinner onboard so you get time to know your fellow passengers, then you have the night to go and check out the famous Marmaris nightlife! (D)
MARMARIS TO EKINCIK BAY
After breakfast you will leave harbour and get your first chance to absorb yourself in cruising way of life. You can sit back and enjoy the spectacular views from the gulet, relax, swim and sunbathe. You will arrive to Ekincik Bay where you will have the option to go on an excursion to Kaunas where you can take a river boat trip to see the ancient Lycian tombs built high in the rock face, go take a mud bath and/or relax on the Turtle Beach. If you would prefer to just stay on the boat, swim and relax there are plenty of water sports available in this area to keep you occupied if you are looking for something a little more active. (B, L, D)
EKINCIK BAY TO TERSANE ISLAND
After breakfast you cruise onto Aga Limani where you can take a swim to the small beach along the shores of this bay. Once we finish off lunch we head to the bay of Manastir for another dip in the pristine waters. This afternoon we will make our way to Cleopatra and Hamam Bays. It is said that Cleopatra herself ordered to have shiploads of white sand to be brought here from Egypt to create her own secret paradise. There are also remains of old Roman Baths that you can swim through. Tonight we will anchor down at Tersane Island, which is the largest island of the Fethiye Gulf. (B, L, D)
TERSANE ISLAND TO FETHIYE
Today we head onto Fethiye via the 12 Islands area. Our first stop is Kizil Ada (Red Island) where you can enjoy a swim around the island that is covered with small red pebbles. By the late afternoon you will be in Fethiye Harbour where there will be plenty of time to go and explore all Fethiye has to offer. From the ancient Lycian Tombs, which are a short walk away from the harbour, to the old town for a spot of shopping or you may like to go further afield and visit Kayakoy, the abandoned Greek town.(B, L, D)
FETHIYE TO GULF OF FETHIYE
This morning you will Departing Fethiye harbour and cruise on through the 12 islands area, stopping for lunch and swimming breaks in one of the many bays found in this area. Tonight is sunset in a secluded bay along the way. (B, L, D)
GULF OF FETHIYE TO AGA LIMANI BAY
After breakfast we will cruise onto Bedri Rahmi Bay, one of the most popular bays in the area. You can either spend your time swimming in the crystal clear water or take the time to swim to the small beach and explore the ancient Lycian ruins hidden in the trees. Later in the day we head onto Domuz (Pork) Island before anchoring down at Aga Limani Bay where we will have dinner and stay overnight. (B, L, D)
AGA LIMANI BAY TO MARMARIS
An early start for the crew as they will have the gulet cruising for you to wake up in Kumlubuk Bay for breakfast. The morning will be spent here as it is one of the largest stretches of beach along the peninsula. We then motor onto Cennet Island, where you will have lunch and your last chance for a swim.
Arriving in Marmaris Harbour around 16:00pm this is where we will stay overnight. Being in the harbour you will have the chance to get to explore Marmaris - the City Centre, the shops & night life. (B, L, D)
Your cruising experience will end after breakfast, around 10:30am. It's time to farewell your new friends and crew. (B)
IMPORTANT NOTICE All efforts are made to follow this itinerary, however in cases of poor weather and/or sea conditions, this schedule may change at Captain's discretion. Our passenger's safety is number one priority. This could include daily destinations as well as overnight stops. If these situations arise, all efforts will be made to consult customers on alternative options. No money will be refunded.
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...