Below are some popular weekly routes for yacht charter and blue cruise in the South Aegean. You can choose one of them or create your own itinerary with the help of your consultant and captain. Please contact us for any enquiries.
Traditionally, Blue Cruise starts with a saturday afternoon and ends with saturday morning after breakfast, taking at least one week. Boats operate on a weekly basis. The Turkish Riviera, famous with Blue Cruises encompasses İzmir, Aydın, Muğla and Antalya provinces. Many destinations in the Riviera are internationally well known, such as Bodrum, Fethiye, Göcek, Kalkan, Kaş, Marmaris, Bozburun.
The original Blue Cruise, also known as Blue Voyage or Carian Cruise, included some of the Greek islands as well, known as the Dodecanese Islands, which was part of the historical Caria, shares the history, the geography and the climate of the region. The island routes give another depth to the cruise, it makes it international and allows the travellers to experience the Aegean Sea in a unique way.
There are four main ports for yacht charter in Turkey:
Fethiye: Home to Ölüdeniz and Butterfly Valley, Fethiye offers tranquility to visitors who want to become one with its magnificent nature and forget about everything else. Today, Fethiye offers a Blue Cruise experience like no other with it’s serenity. Like the other major towns in the Turkish Riviera, Fethiye also has it’s fair share of history. Known as Telmessos in the ancient era, it was the largest city of Lycia.
Göcek: named Kalimche in the ancient times, is a small town within Fethiye that offers more refined holiday in the nature. Göcek, despite it’s relatively small size, is filled with yachts. There are plenty of yachts to charter and therefore its an ideal destination for Blue Cruise.
Bodrum: Known as Halicarnassus in the ancient times, Bodrum has a very rich history. It served as a major city throughout the ancient era and was home to Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. With its natural beauty and diverse ancient history, Bodrum is one of a kind. Today, Bodrum is a major holiday town with its traditional Aegean architecture, beaches, restorants, hotels, cafes, markets, festivals, nightlife, marinas and of course, Blue Cruises.
Marmaris: Marmaris, also known as Physkos in the ancient era, is a unique place where Aegean sea meets the Mediterranean sea. Marmaris, with its ancient history, forested mountainous landscape and calm sea is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey. Marmaris is also a major center for Blue Cruise, especially with its advantageous location and breathtaking view. Beyond its historical and natural significance, Marmaris is a major holiday town that attracts people all around the world.