yacht charter Itineraries Turkey
Typical yacht charter Itineraries for Gulets with crew & Bareboat & Skippered Yacht for charter in Turkey......
GOCEK - GOCEK 1 week
Saturday - Transfer from Dalaman airport to the paradise of Göcek’s natural harbor. Check in and board your yacht, where, in the case of a Crewed Gulet charter, or luxury yacht charter, you will have welcome cocktail, & meet the captan and the crew, if not, the base staff will show you around your bareboat or skippered yacht & complete all check in formalilties, yoiu will then have time to to tak short wall to the supermarkets for provisioning. The Cruise to Yassica isles, which arouse interest because of their mysterious appearance. Islands are traditionally favored by yachts.
Sunday - After breakfast, cruise to Grundig Cove. After lunch we will cruise to Fethiye and have breaks for swimming in some small coves. The resort town of Fethiye has an important marina and overlooks a beautiful bay strewn with islands. Above the town, called Telmessos in antiquity,(optional extra tour 40.-Euro per person)numerous Lycian rock tombs, reproducing the facades of ancient buildings, were cut into the cliff face. For Bareboat or Skippered yacht charter gusts, we recommend mooring at the smaller Yacht Hotel, tuckd behind the Main Marina - the staff, food & facilities are wonderful!.
Monday - After breakfast, sail to Ölüdeniz, located two miles from Gemiler Island, where the calm, crystal-clear water is ideal for swimming and other water sports. The lagoon at Ölüdeniz (which means Dead Sea) in 67 BC harbored the Roman galleys of Pompey the Great, which went there to eject Lycian pirates from Gemiler. Ölüdeniz is the most photographed and picture-postcarded of any beach in the Eastern Mediterranean. After lunch, cruise to Gemiler Adasi (Ships Island). Once home to Lycian and Byzantine pirates, the remains of an entire village are there to be explored, from pirate-ship parking to a covered passage to temple and basilica. It is a wonderful place to swim and snorkel, and an equally wonderful place to take in a hilltop sunset with a bottle of wine.
Tuesday -Sail across Fethiye Bay in Marmaris direction to Delikli Island, to Dalyan. The riverboats here will take you from your gulet and ride you to Caunos into the Dalyan delta. (extra tour per person 40.-Euro)The delta with a long, golden sandy beach at its mouth is a nature-conservation area and a refuge for sea-turtles (caretta caretta) and blue crabs. At a bend of the river, high on the cliff face above the fascinating ancient harbor-city of Caunos, magnificent tombs were carved into the rock. In the afternoon we will cruise to the inlet of Ekincik, a tranquil paradise of lush green forests where you can lose all sense of time. Among the most beautiful spots along the coast this is a favorite stop for yachtsmen.
Wednesday - Next stop will be Aga limani. From here with a 30-minute hike takes you to ancient Lydea. Off-the-beaten path and rarely visited, Lydea features sarcophagi, temple walls, cisterns, Corinthian columns and inscribed tablets from the Roman and Byzantine periods. Cruise to Batik Hamam (Sunken bath), the ruins of an acient Roman bath, where Cleopatra is said to have bathedruise to Sarsala cove, one of the nicest coves in Gocek gulf. After lunch if the wind is available we will sail in this area. Our next stop will be Domuz Island. Here we will stay overnight.
Thursday - Cruise to Sarsala cove, one of the nicest coves in Gocek gulf. After lunch a gentle sail around the area to Domuz Island.
Friday - Sail to the largest island in the Gulf of Fethiye, the Island of Tersane, inhabited in the past, but nowadays you can see only the remains of the ruined houses of the island. In the afternoon, cruise to Bedri Rahmi cove – one of the most important inlets of the gulf. Bedri Rahmi Eyüpoglu who was the one of the first blue voyagers, painted a fish on a rock behind a fountain here, in the year 1973. Thereafter the inlet has been called by his name. You can see the painted fish right behind the fountain and behind it, there is a Lycian rock tomb hidden at the back of the tree - for Bareboat & Skippered yachts you will head back to base for the evening. For crewed yachts & Gulets, you will will spend the night here.
Saturday - Disembark at Gocek Base,
BODRUM - BODRUM 1 week
Saturday -20 minute transfer from Bodrum airport to the Marina at Bodrum. one side of the main harbour overlooking the imposing Crusader castle built by the Knights of St. John. The same castle houses the best underwater archaeological museum in the Mediterranean and is well worth a visit. Bodrum boasts an abundance of good restaurants, bars and clubs including the world-famous Halicarnassus discoteque.
Sunday - Sail to Amazon Creek, at the southeastern end of the thickly wooded shores of the Gulf of Gokova, Amazon Creek meanders its way inland and provides a secure anchorage in memorable surroundings. Further up the inlet, accessible by dinghy, is a small rustic restaurant amongst the trees next to the river.
Monday - Cruise to English harbour, a large bay with many creeks and anchorages, English Harbour gets its name from the time when British torpedo boats used it as a base during the Second World War. The area is densely covered by magnificent pine forests as well as desidious trees including the rare fragrant amber, which grows in only a few places in the Eastern Mediterranean. There are many attractive walks ashore and two restuarants.
Tuesday - To Sedra Bay, a lovely bay in an idyllic setting. Visit ancient Kedrai on nearby Cleopatra's Island where, amongst other ruins, is a beautifully shaded amphitheatre. The sand on a small beach on this island was, if the story is to be believed, shipped by galley from Egypt by Cleopatra to create a beach for her lover Anthony to sunbathe on! A perfect environment in which to enjoy an evening barbeque on board.
Wednesday - To Yediadalar, a chain of seven small islands close to the coast enclose waters offering great underwater fishing as well as a multitude of sheltered anchorages. One can often catch sight of turtles and monk seals in this area and behind the northern-most island is a perfect anchorage from where a river disappears into the forest. A dinghy-ride up this river to the small restaurant nestling in the woods provides the perfect end to a perfect day.
Thursday - Cruise to Cokertme, a large, sheltered bay on the northern shores of the Gulf of Gokova, Cokertme has a small hamlet on the waters edge in a very attractive setting with impressive mountains rising behind it. There are numberous interesting walks in the vicinity and one or two small restaurants by the water offering good, simple local dishes. Carpets are made in the village and it is always interesting to watch the process. In common with most of the anchorages in the Gulf of Gokova, Cokertme provides a perfect venue for all watersports. Friday - A relaxing day, exploring bays, swimming, diving, as you work you way back to the base at Bodrum.
Saturday - Disembark from your charter yacht.
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More Itineraries will be added in due course, in the meantime if you would like us to send you a typical itinerary for Gulet charter, or bareboa charter in Turkey, for other durations, or different ports, please contact us..............