We invite you to take a cruise on the program "Marmaris - Datca - Marmaris" (8 days) on the traditional Turkish gulet. Your journey will take place among beautiful places such as Marmaris, Loryma, Bencik, Datca, Bozburun, Kadirga, Marmaris. All yachts are between 19 - 25 meters length, these vessels accommodate between 12 and 16 guests in 6 to 8 cabins. The cabins have en-suite WC & handheld showers (hot and cold).
Some of the activities on board:
- breakfast, lunch & dinner will be served by your cook
The boarding starts at 3:30 p.m. from Marmaris Port. You will have dinner on board and the boat will stay in Marmaris harbour for the first night which gives you the chance to get to know this seaside resort and its nice harbor side with the inviting bars and bazaars that do not close before midnight.
Today we headind for Arabian Island , where we will have lunch. After a swim break we move on to Bozukkale, the ancient Loryma. Visiting the remains of the fortress, surfing, swimming and diving are all possible from Bozukkale. An incomparable cove of its kind. Bozukkale means "broken castle" and it is given to the castle as one side is missing. The history says this port has been used by the Greek navy forces during Peleponnes Sea Wars.
After breakfast we sail to Datсa today, a small harbour town that dates back to the Dorian times and it is the nearest place to the ancient city of Knidos. The captain has to fill up water here and to do shopping for fresh food. You can take a walk in the port area during this time or you may decide to do an optional excursion to Knidos from here. If you are min 6 persons the captain will arrange a minibus for you. Over night we stay at Datca Marina or one of nearest bays.
After breakfast we set every thing then sail to the Aktur. Right after serving lunch we will go on to sail to the northern side of the gulf. Our first stop will Bencik Bay; which has a very narrow entrance but a unique view when you get inside. Bencik is located at the narrowest part of the peninsula that divides Hisaronu Gulf from the Gokova Gulf. The dinner and overnight will be in Bencik bay.
Selimiye - Orhaniye
On this day we'll go deep into Hisarönü Gulf and anchor for lunch in Selimiye Bay or Orhaniye Bay. Behind the village there is an ancient acropolis, crowned by the ruins of a medieval castle. In this bay you will realize a unique movement by the sea-water coming up and down and called as "kiz mumu" ( Girl's candle.) There are so many myths told about this reddish sandy way going from the shore to the inner parts of the sea. In the bay there is a small island where you can see the ruins of an antique castle.
After breakfast we sail to Dirsek Bükü (Bay). We setting for the Bay of Bozburun. You are welcome to try your hand under the guidance of the skipper managing the ship under full sails, Bozburun is a quiet little fishing village. It is used to be the center of sponge diving along the Turkish coast, but nowadays locals here earn their living in a much less dangerous way by building the typical broad-beamed wooden boats called "Gullets". Over night in Bozburun or one of nearest bays of Bozburun.
Kadirga - Marmaris
After Breakfast we will go to the Kadirga or Kumlu bay. After lunch the Paradise island is on our program for a swimmig break and finally we are back in the beautiful bay of Marmaris. Overnight at Marmaris marina.
After the breakfast our guests will be disembarking the boat till 10:30 a.m.
Included in the price:
- Full board accommodation, Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea/cookies, dinner
- All charter and berth taxes, harbour and port fees, transit log, VAT
- Crew service, ship water, diesel and gasoline
- Bed linen and towels (small and bath towel)
- Yacht insurance (we expect to bring your own individual travel insurance)
Not included in the price:
- Alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages on the bord bar (this should be purchased from the bar on board)
- Beach towels are not provided
- Optional land tours and entrance fees to places of interest
- Flights and airport transfers