ITINERARY: Bodrum - Gocek (One-way)
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On the first day, we will be welcoming you to introduce you with your captain and yacht personnel. After making sure that you are comfortable with everything about your yacht, we will inform you about your “Blue Voyage” by answering all your questions regarding the charter. You can contact us 24/7 during your charter.
Bodrum is considered as one of the main ports “Blue Voyage” in Turkey. It is famous for mythological figures, stories, ancient cities and Mausoleum of Halicarnassus which is one of the seven wonders of the world. In addition, Bodrum has great nightlife.
We will make sure that you have a great night beginning with a delicious dinner. Depending on your arrival time, overnight stay can be in Orak Island or Bodrum Harbour.
Aquarium Bay (Adabogazi)
Aquarium Bay is a pristine cove with long sandu beaches and aquamarine waters. This amazing bay is located between Bitaz and Gumbet providing an outstanding respite during your blue voyage. Enjoy relaxing under the sun, explore the cove and watch ducks and geese fly by..
Poyraz Bay (Karaada)
Divers and snorkeler seeking some variety will love Poyaz Bay area where different kinds of sea life coexist in a continuos struggle for survival. Here you will find octopus, moray eels, starfish and many fish of different kinds and sizes as well as amazing rosk formation and fragments of ancient times.
On At the extreme southwest of Turkey, along Datca Peninsula, sits the small archeological town of Knidos. This is one of Turkey's finest historical heritage preserved in amazing condition. Excavations are going on and have been unearthing more and more amazing finds for over half a century. This is a must stop for all yacht charters. To download the brochure of Knidos, click here.
At the tip of the southern coast of Datca Peninsula, nestles the lovely town of Palamutbuku. This amazingly quiet town, close to Knidos ancient town, is home to some of the most desired beaches, green streets and walled gardens. Like a fairytale town come to life, as you walk along the seaside and look down into some of the clearest waters in the Aegean.
What is still wonderful about this town is that it is still virgin from all the expected tourism and the town hosts many lovely taverns and restaurants. The sea is full of fish and many a dinner is caught just moments before it is on your plate.
One of the popular coastal stops is Datca, a small southern shore yachting stop over 75kms west of Marmaris. Datca is located in an area that provides you with many small coves along the peninsula, so you can anchor along the coastline and enjoy swimming in the privacy of your own cove. The coast is dotted with small fishing villages and farming towns. Local tomatoes and olives are famous for their depth of taste. While visiting Datca, you can ask your chef to use the local ingredients.
Aktur Bay has recieved an amazing accolade as the best bay in Turkey. Two spheres of water held at bay by a slim slice of land. The Persian army back in 550BC (Xerxes and the 300) built a tunnel so he could connect directly to Gulf of Gokova to speed up his fleet attacking capabilities. Today, Aktur Bay is a vision of beauty that many try to emulate.
Nestled between the Gulf of Hisaronu and the Aegean Sea, Dirsekbuku has a lot of shelterd bays and hidden coves and it is a great spot for a stop while sailing from Bodrum to Marmaris. There are quite number of small islands to anchor and relax.
Nestled Bozburun is a lovely small town 45kms west of Marmaris. It is home to a small but modern marina and the town is famous for its shipbuilding industry. This is where some of the world's finest wooden boats and gulets are constructed. Bozburun is great for relaxing evenings. You can find amazing hotels, cafes and seafood restaurants here.
Bozukkale is where a Byzantian shipwreck that is known as " Glass Wreck" now being exhibited at Bodrum Museum, had been extracted. The cove is very close to Rhodes and there are remains from ancient sites Loryma and Aplotheka. The coves also hosts two restaurants that are accesible by boat only. You can enjoy the deep blue and explore the remains.
Right between the Aegean and the Mediterranean, sits the small inhabited islet of Arap. This spot of nature has a small village called Taslica, and when you anchor off the beach, you can just stretch your legs for a 3.5km walk to town and experience the beauty of nature
Just west of Marmaris you come to the blue flag awarded and shelter Kadirga Harbour.
Between Marmaris and Dalyan lays the wonderful bay of Ekincik. What is most amazing in this bay is Iztuzu (Turtle) Beach. The beach is closed at night since it is nesting ground for loggerhead turtle (caretta carettas).
Just afther the beach, you will find the Dalyan Delta. an explorer's dream with its Lycian tombs and ancient ruined city of Kaunos. You can explore the area with small boat tours (optional).
(Lycian tombs carved into hill)
A Within the Gulf of Fethiye lies in the twin bays of Aga Limani. This is a wonderful place to anchor and perfect for swimming, fisching and just enjoying the day. The water here is cool since it is connectec to an underwater fresh water stream that comes down from the mountains. The seawater is crystal clear, but if you prefer to visit inland, then take an hour to walk to the ancient city of Lyda. There you will find a lot of archeological discoveries and the path leading there is exceptionally delightful.
Dalaman International Airport only 20 minutes away, Gocek is a jewel of a town nestled netween Fethiye and Dalyan. What puts Gocek on the map is its 8 marinas and the bay area is also a harbour for islands that provide ample anchorage for many yachts. This amazing harbour town is home to superyachts and a great starting/finishing point for blue cruises in the Mediterranean.