The South Route: Fethiye – Kekova - Fethiye
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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” and answer all
your questions regarding the charter. You can contact us 24/7 during your charter.
Day 1: Fethiye
Boarding starts from 15.00 at Fethiye. While you settle in, dinner will be served on the yacht. Overnight stay can be at Fethiye Port or a closeby cove such as Samanlık.
(Telmessos, Tomb of King Amyntas - Fethiye)
Fethiye, which was known as Telmessos in the ancient times, was the most
important city situated on Lycia's western border with Caria. It is believed
that the city's name comes from Apollon's son Telmessos. The city joined the
Ottoman Empire in 1924. The name changed many times over the years and was
eventually named Fethiye after Mr Fethi in 1914, one of the first martyrs of
the Turkish Air Force, crashed his plane there and died.
In the south
part of the town you will see many famous tombs and graves from the Antique Era.
One of the most famous stone tombs is the tomb of King Amyntas. The ruins
belonging to a theatre, which have been discovered recently during the
excavation carried out by the museum, are in the city centre.
Day 2: Oludeniz – Gemiler Island
After breakfast, you will be informed about the cruise
itinerary and the boat. Next stop is Ölüdeniz. Your yacht will be anchored in
Ölüdeniz for lunch and swimming break. The next stop will be Gemiler Island. It
is recommended to have an early evening walk on Gemiler Island and pay a visit
to the Church of St. Nicholas, located at the top of the island. Dinner and an
overnight stay will be in the Gemiler Strait.
Babadag Mountain (peak 1969mt/6460ft) towering above Oludeniz is reputadly the best paragliding site in Europe. You can take off from as high as 1900mt providing you 30-45 minutes of flight. Book you flight in advance.
(Paragliding from Babadag Mountain)
Day 3: Yesilkoy - Kas
The cruise must start early in the morning to cross Yedi Burunlar
(Seven Capes) smoothly. You will anchor at Yeşilköy Bay, which is close to
Kalkan, for breakfast and a swimming break. Then you will move to Kaş Harbour.
In this ancient Greek Town, you will have the chance to walk around and to
experience the night life. Being one of the most important towns of Lycia, Kaş
gained importance in Roman Times and eventually became the centre of Episcopacy
in Byzantine times. Kaş is a rich land with the surrounding cities that belong
to the Antique period and with other historical values.
Day 4: Kekova - Ucagiz
After breakfast, you move to the sunken city of Kekova (YouTube link). Here, stop
for a swimming break and lunch. For dinner and overnight
stay anchoring in Üçağız Bay is a good idea.
Day 5: Simena - Demre - Gökkaya
After breakfast, you move to Kaleköy (Simena), where you will have
the chance to take beautiful photographs of Antique Lycia. For lunch and
swimming break, you will move to Demre. Here you can join an optional tour from
Çayağzı Bay to the ruins of Myra, a Lycia city which was also the city of the
Bishop St. Nicholas who was known as 'the protector' of the children, the poor,
and the sailors in Byzantine time. You will anchor at Gökkaya Bay for dinner
and overnight stay.
Day 6: Liman Agzi Bay - Firnaz Bay
Cruise must start early in the morning and breakfast can be served on the way. You can stop for a swimming break at Kaputas Beach if the weather conditions allow. Then you anchor at Liman Ağzı Bay and have a swimming break there. Fırnaz Bay can a good idea for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7: Butterfly Valley – Turunc Pinari - Fethiye
Day starts early off to Turunç Pınarı Bay. Depending on weather conditions, you can have a swimming break at Butterfly Valley. For lunch, Turunç Pınarı Bay is the place to anchor. After lunch, you can move to Samanlı Bay for a swimming break. The dinner and overnight stay will be in Fethiye Harbour.
Day 8: Fethiye
blue cruise ends with unforgettable memories by 10:00 after breakfast.