Turkey Luxury Yacht Charter

Private Gulet Charter Turkey

Explore and discover a Blue Voyage between Orient and Occident from Bodrum to Antalya.

For many years, we have been sailing in one of the most beautiful sailing destination in the world – Turkey. Our many repeat customers and sailing enthusiasts confirm this almost every year.

The best way to discover the Turkish coast is on a beautiful Gulet. Explore the Turkey with a tailor-made charter that suits you and your dreams on board of a Gulet.

We have a large portfolio offering the best Gulet Collection in Turkey. Gulet holidays aboard gives you the opportunity to discover islands, bays, deserted shores, and beaches, in a way that land-based vacations can never give.

The Turkish coast provides the best sailing condition in the various cruising area.

The Turkish southeast coast with the nearby Greek Dodecanese Islands are a sailing paradise in the Mediterranean and also worldwide. Here, you can find everything the sailing heart desires! You can choose the trip and decide whether you want to be more relaxing or sporty – or a delicious cocktail of both. Sail with your dreamy night in our paradise through crystal clear water, surrounded by a charming green and varied landscape. They sail along the paths of antiquity; Turkey is rich in fascinating ancient mysteries, culture, and history. The Turkish coastline is about 7200 km and lies to the west of the Aegean Sea, to the south on the Mediterranean Sea and the north on the Black Sea.

The Turkish Aegean coast and the Turkish Mediterranean coast offer perfect sailing conditions, mostly good sailing winds, and Mediterranean climate. Here, you will find everything from the open sea to large and strongly articulated golfing with many beautifully beautiful anchor bays.

Experience dreamy fishing villages, interesting harbor towns with the flair of Mediterranean life, oriental bazaars and, of course, the excellent Turkish cuisine in rustic tavernas or top restaurants. Only a few Mediterranean districts are rich in cultural diversity, hospitality and cordiality to Turkey and its people.

The most beautiful routes are between the fashionable Bodrum, Marmaris, Göcek, Fethiye, Kalkan, Kas and the historical Kekova Golf / Kekova Roads.

We start our trip description in Bodrum; the largest city on the Bodrum peninsula, which still likes to adorn itself with its Greek name Halikarnassos.

Bodrum is considered the Saint-Tropez of Turkey and is currently one of the few real hotspots in the world. Formula 1 veteran Flavio Briatore maintains the “Billionaire’s Club” with an open-air dance floor, and Robert de Niro the “Nobu” club with a branch of his outstanding Japanese restaurant. Not surprisingly, this is where the largest Megayachts anchor.

Despite all this, Bodrum is casual and simply cool. No beds castles but you will find Mediterranean flair and beautiful villages as well as design hotels and noble beach clubs.

The perfect mix. The center of Bodrum’s lively harbor, which is located in the old town, is the St. Peter’s Castle, built in the 15th century by Knights of St John.

In front of the picturesque backdrop of Bodrum with its small white houses, hundreds of sailing yachts, motor yachts, Gulets and excursion boats are moored or anchored.

The bazaar which is located in the old town consists of a long and winding alley with countless shops, boutiques, many small cafes, tavernas, restaurants and clubs, most of which have a small beach.

A great place for chilling can be found for example; Beach Club “Café del Mar” with a view to the Halicarnass, the anchored yachts and the castle. There are also cocktails, snacks, lounge music, sunbathing and a relaxed public. Simply fantastic! Bodrum offers a wide range of cruising options. In the north, you can reach Turgutreis, Gümüslük, Yalikavak, and Turkbükü or along the route of the BlueVoyage in the green Gökova Golf with its beautiful bays.

The most beautiful trip sail east to the historic Knidos and further through the Strait of Rhodes, past the protected bay Palamut, Overbükü and along the Greek island Symi to the Hisarönu Golf. Here, you will find the dream bays Dirsek and Sailor Paradies as well as the wonderful village Selimiye. Places where you just have to linger. Continue through Yesilova Golf with a visit to Bozburun or Sögüt.

A few miles further east, just beyond the Cape Karaburun, on the Strait of Rhodes, just 12 miles from Rhodes / Mandraki, lies the ancient Loryma – today’s Bozukkale. In ancient times, Bozukkale was the port of Rhodes. Even today the well-preserved castle walls can be seen at the entrance. A walk to the castle wall should be done in any case to observe the breathtaking view of the Rhodes Strait and also the incoming or outgoing yachts in the bay.

Serce Liman, Arab Adasi, Ciftlik, and Kumlubükü are on our way before we reach Marmaris, which is located in a large, natural bay surrounded by mountain peaks covered by pine forests. Marmaris is one of the largest charter ports in the eastern Mediterranean, with various cruising options.

Marmaris is a pretty and interesting harbor town with a historical castel in the harbor, which is located in the middle of the old town around which the life pulsates.

Bars, cafes, taverns, restaurants, small markets, numerous shops and boutiques. Immerse yourself in the colorful world of oriental shopping.

We continue with a moderate day trip to Ekincik, which is right next to the breathtaking nature reserve of the Dalyan Delta.

Enjoy a ride on a small fishing boat through this unique reed delta, along with the ancient and not yet excavated city of Kaunos to the sleepy village of Dalyan.

The Köyceğiz Gölü /Lake connect the Dalyan Delta with the Mediterranean Sea. In the Dalyan Delta, you will find numerous historical cultural sites, rock tombs, the ancient city of Kaunos with its agora and countless natural beauty.

The sea turtles Caretta breed at the lowland Iztuzu beach. Caretta. The Iztuzu beach is one of the ten most beautiful beaches in the world.

The Göcek Golf and the Fethiye Golf are only a short day cruise away. The Göcek Golf offers numerous fantastic bays, some of which offer some authentic tavernas with delicious Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine, for example.

Sarsala, Kapi Creek, Nomad Tomb Bay, Bokynuz Bükü, Wallbay or Tersane Adasi.

The harbor town of Göcek is a great start and bunker harbor which is only 20 minutes from Dalaman airport. Fethiye can be reached within a short distance.

A highlight is the fish market with an incredible atmosphere. The selected fish is prepared for you in one of the tavernas of the market.

An excursion to the famous sights of the Lycians coast, with a visit to the Saklikent, Tlos, Xanthoos, Letoonia or Patara, guarantees a trip to breathtaking canyons, whitewater, and the ancient world.

Further east, we sail to the Gemiler Adasi with its ruins of the ancient world and to the Coldwater Bay from which it is only a walk to the deserted Greek village of Kayaköy.

The legendary lagoon “Ölü Deniz” is located next to it. This is the most beautiful view, enjoyed with a paragliding tandem jump from the Baba Dag Mountain.

The influence of the Meltemi leaves here. The watercolors in front of the long sandy beach of Patra are transformed into almost surreal turquoise colors.

Perdue

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  • Length : 23 m
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Queen Atlantis

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  • Length : 36 m
  • Cabins : 8
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Kaptan Mehmet Bugra

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Caner IV

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  • Length : 32 m
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Turkey

Sample itinerary for luxury private yacht charter

Turkey offers a wide variety of itineraries for a charter yacht vacation afloat on a luxury private fully crewed Gulet.
Let our charter experts create your personalized and tailor-made private yacht charter, which is certain to exceed your expectations

Route: Bodrum – Turkisch coast – Antalya

Duration: 15 days / 14 nights

Start/End: Saturday / Saturday

Yacht: Luxury Gulet, Deluxe Gulet, High Deluxe Gulet & High Deluxe Yachts

Highlights: Bodrum, Knidos, Hayitbuku, Bozukkale (Loryma) – Serce Bay, Ekincik – Dalyan, Gemiler Island, Cold Water Bay, Kalkan, Kas, Kekova – Ucagiz Bay, Olympos, Adrasan Bay, Porto Ceneviz – Phaselis, Kemer,

1. Day: Bodrum

Boarding starts at 15:30 from Bodrum Harbour. On the first day, our Gulet will remain anchored in Bodrum Port for dinner and stay at the port an overnight.

Bodrum is the ideal starting point for sailing the Aegean coast of Turkey. The Gokova Gulf is acknowledged to be one of the best cruising areas in Europe. With abundant sunshine, crystal clear waters, continuous blue skies, good anchorages and friendly people, this coast offers many diversities. There are many unspoiled areas rich in natural beauty and in costal settlements and villages.

Bodrum is a port city in Mugla Province, in the south western Aegean Region of Turkey. It is located on the southern coast of Bodrum Peninsula, at a point that checks the entry into the Gulf of Gokova. The city was called Halicarnassus of Caria in ancient times and was famous for housing the Mausoleum of Mausolus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Bodrum Castle, built by the Crusaders in the 15th century, overlooks the harbour and the marina. The castle grounds include a Museum of Underwater Archeology and hosts several cultural festivals throughout the year.

2. Day: Knidos (Cnidus), Aktur Bay

After breakfast, we will anchor in Knidos. Knidos is one of the most magnificent ancient cities in Anatolia that you should visit. As the first settlement in the east of the Datca peninsula, Knidos has splendid ruins and a unique beauty. There is a theater is located right next to the harbor of the ancient city of Knidos. A short walk towards the harbor will take you to the remains of two churches built during the Byzantine period. Knidos century has been a site of archaeological excavations since 1960. The Statue of Demeter discovered here and the lion statues that protected the harbor in ancient times now adorn the halls of the British Museum. The sacred temple of the goddess Aphrodite is a major center of attraction. The city with a huge necropolis, a double harbor and the magnificent acropolis with the temple of Aphrodite truly impresses all visitors.

After breakfast we will cruise to Aktur Bay. Witness the world’s oxygen tank at Aktur! Spotted with pine trees, it definitely is a slice of paradise. In fact, it won the title of the ‘most beautiful bay in Turkey’ and proved to be a hot tourist destination. Aktur consists of two units, namely Datca and Kurucabuk, located at a distance of 4 km from each other. Dinner and overnight stay at Aktur Bay.

Day 3: Hayit Bükü

Hayit Bükü, lying on the front side of the coast hosts many restaurants, little hotels and shops. The 500 m long sandy beach are ideal to spend a time with you loved one or family. Enjoy the underwater beauty of the finest beaches of Datca, located 17 km away from Hayit Bükü. Hayt Bükü also has a chaste tree, untouched for years. The local town offers some nice restaurants, shops and small pensions.

But if you want a quiet and unforgettable holiday, watch the birds and partake of the natural beauty of the place, you can simply go for a nature trail and satiate your senses.

Day 4: Bozukkale (Loryma), Serce Bay

We will cruise to Bozukkale in early morning. Bozukkale (Loryma) is an ancient city that dates back to 10 BC. There are nine towers of the castle walls extending in a mutually rectangular pattern. The castle and towers are very well preserved and appear in a solid state.

Bozukale used to serve as a bay cruise stretch for British naval ships and is now considered as a shipyard on the shore. It was used as a place to watch all the yachts in theAegean. Its strategic geographical location and narrow port was also used by the ships sailing from the port of Athens. In 395 BC, the Athenian commander, Karori, is known to have come here. Before the Cnidus War of 305 BC, Demetrios, son of Antigonos chose this port for preparations before attackingRhodes. Then we will cruise to Serce Bay.

Serce Bay is where the Blue Cruise boats moor. The place offers a brilliant image of the bottom of the harbor ands is well protected from the harshest weather conditions.

Underwater surveys and excavations have led to many discoveries including many centuries old glassware, which is now kept in the Bodrum Underwater Museum. Sparrow Harboris the place for such archaeological findings.

About one kilometer ahead of Sparrow, on the right are the villages of Krkkuyular and Sindilli, where many abandoned stone houses can be found. In Krkkuyular, the region’s oldest residence, there are 40 cisterns. The water in this region is saline and unfit for animal husbandry and agriculture. The residents use the wells for household use. However, Krkkuyular and Sindilli are great trekking destinations. Dinner and overnight stay at Serce Bay.

5. Day: Ekincik Bay – Dalyan

Ekincik is an unspoiled natural wonder, blessed with breathtaking beauty. It is uncrowded, pretty and tranquil with a nice little beach nearby. The coastal road there is gorgeous too and is a good base for boat trips and walking tours.

Ekincik is a very small place with some local shops and a restaurant. There is no nightlife. The Sultaniye Thermal Baths are just a few minutes drive from Ekincik, and are situated on the southwest shore of Lake Koycegiz where the water comes from natural springs at 40 degrees centigrade. These baths have been use since the Roman times! The water itself is believed to have therapeutic properties and is known to cure neuralgia, rheumatism, skin disorders and problems of the liver, spleen and bowels. Besides, these baths provide a luxurious and relaxing interlude as you soak away the strains of being away on holiday. Ekincik is suitable for anyone who seeks rest and peace in a comfortable environment.

The 2 km long stretch of the unspoilt gravel beach meets a small harbor from which the boats departs to Dalyan, located approximately 45 minutes away. The scenery is stunning and there are many opportunities to observe the local wildlife.

You may join our optional Dalyan Tour from here. You will be taken from your yacht by a small river boat. Firstly arrive at Caretta-Caretta (turtle) beach and a take a swim stop here. You will enjoy the natural beauty of the delta as you sail along in the river boat. You will see the ancient Rock Tombs and finally arrive at mud baths to relax and be rejuvenated. A fishing village called Dalyan will be our final destinations after we return to our yacht by boat. Dinner and overnight stay will be in the Gulf of Ekincik.

6. Day: Gemiler Island, Cold Water Bay

Located off the coast of Turkey and approximately 9 km from the city of Fethiye, Gemiler Island is known for its ancient ruins and remains of churches dating back to the 4-5 centuries AD. If archaeologist findings are to be believed, this is also the location of the original tomb of St. Nicholas. In the Middle Ages, the island was abuzz with trading ships and boats from the eastern, European and Eastern Mediterranean countries. St. Nicholas being the patron saint of sailors, this island was also known as St. Nicholas Islands in the medieval period. The Gemiler Island is a popular tourist destination since the Byzantine ruins can be seen from the sea. Other attractions of interest include over 40 ecclesiastical buildings and Christian tombs and a Church that was cut out directly from a rock located at the highest point on the island. The island has a bay that is shaped like a crescent and thus provides great anchorage. There is a makeshift restaurant that caters to sailors, boatmen and yachtsmen during summers. Then we well sail to Cold Water Bay. The name may sound dark and cold, but Kayakoy and its surroundings are a must-see in the Fethiye region!

7. Day: Kalkan

Early morning, we will set sail to Kalkan. Kalkan, founded on the banks of a bay, is worth seeing. It is a small but very pretty holiday resort and has a small yacht harbor, old Greek houses and holiday resorts. The traditional white-colored houses, shutters and balconies bursting with flowers present a picturesque view. The narrow streets are lined with souvenir shops. Go for a yacht cruise to witness breathtaking sunsets, enjoy an appetizing meal in a local restaurant or shop till you drop at the small shops selling interesting wares you will never get bored in Kalkan. You will find many people in Kalkan earning their living by making soap with olive oils, cleaning guesthouses and hotels or working in restaurants that are visited by the blue cruise voyagers.

8. Day: Kas

Early morning we will set sail to Kas. Kas is a small fishing, yachting and tourist town. Kas is built around the remnants of the ancient Antiphellos and surrounded by lofty, rugged cliffs. From a little port, it has prospered to an important tourist attraction and the second major resort of the region. It has a rocky coastline, which provides unhindered access to the gleaming waters of Mediterranean. Bestowed with contradicting aspects like sea and mountain, modern buildings and ancient ruins, this small resort exudes a special charm, which also comes from its easy-going, laid-back ambience. Here you will have the chance to walk around Kas , which was an old Greek Town, and to experience nightlife in Kas. Being one of the most important towns of Lycia, Kas gained importance in Roman Times and eventually bec ame the centre of Episcopacy in Byzantine times . Kas is a rich land with the surrounding cities that belong to the Antique period and with other historical values. Dinner and overnight stay at Kas.

9. Day: Kekova, Ücagiz Bay

With beautiful bays and turquoise sea, nature and history dating back to thousands of years, Kekova is a natural paradise. After leaving Kas, you need to sail past Uluburun to get to Kekova. During the cruise, you will also encounter the ancient city of Aperlai in the Sicak peninsula and two islets of Kara Ada Toprak Ada before ultimately reaching Kekova, which is a spot of paradise on earth. The bays of Kekova are a natural favorite harbor for yachts across all. Along the northern coast of Kekova lies the ancient city of Apollonia dating back to BC 4. Here you can see old summer houses and seaside homes. The towering Simena (Kaleköy) Castle is a great tourist attraction too.For the dinner and overnight stay the Gulet will anchor at Ucagiz Bay. Theimussa is located around 36 kilometers from Kas, (Ücagiz) bay and is surrounded on three sides by a natural shelter. Theimussa is of vital importance to the yacht tourism industry, since it provides access to the island of Kekova. Remains of castle walls on a low rocky hill, part of which is under the sea and a city at the east end pier is a must watch!

10. Day: Demre, Myra

Known for its natural beauty, historic sites, sparkling sea and the focal point of greenhouse, Demre indeed is famous! Rejoice in the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea located between the mountains and foothills of Demre and the sweet smell of spring flowers, lemon and orange. The children in the city bear traces of the Lycian civilization and are regarded as the protectors of the seas. St. Nicholas’s Church is regarded as the most important place to visit. Thousands of tourists visit the church every year to behold the mosaics, vaulted halls and chambers and experience acoustic phonetics. You can stand at the bottom of the stage door of the tunnel and say a word and your partner can hear it at the very mouth of the tunnel! Advancing from the south of Kekova, you arrive at another beautiful harbor called Gökkaya. It is quite well sheltered against winds, has proper anchorage and several accommodation facilities to spend the night. Enjoy a swim in between the small islands or walk ashore and go east to explore a monumental entrance, a church, water cisterns and a small Lycian city of monumental tombs. Located a few kilometers away from the town of Demre, Myra is a city that seems to be set into the rocks overlooking the sea perhaps the best example of its kind in Anatolia! Spread over a large area and having tombs and Lycian inscriptions dating back to BC 5, Myra appears to be an ancient city. Under the Byzantine rule, especially in the 4 and 5 centuries, it has now become such a religious and administrative center.

11. Day: Olympos, Adrasan Bay

Olympos has a great historical value. It has a 3200 meter long beach, endemic plants, sporting events and wooden houses that are renowned all over the world. Olympos falls under the scope of conservation and therefore, construction is prohibited in and around this antique area. The beach is only a 10 minutes walk away from the ancient city. But it is highly recommended that you explore the city first before heading the beach. The Olympos beach is also a breeding ground for the endangered species of the Caretta Caretta turtles. After lunch and a swimming break we will sail to Adrasan (Cavus) Bay for dinner and overnight stay.

12. Day: Porto Ceneviz, Phaselis

We will start early in the morning and arrive at Ceneviz (Genoese) Harbour or Sazak Bay. After lunch we will anchor at Phaselis Bay. Phaselis was founded as a colony of the Rhodesians in 7th century B.C. Phaselis has three different bays and its people used to earn their living from the sea. The city was also famous for perfume trade in ancient times. If you wish, you can walk around the antique town full of antique ruins which are located on the seashore. Dinner and overnight stay will be in this beautiful bay.

13. Day: Kemer

Kemer only 42 km. south of Antalya, is an important tourism center with many hotels with a large capacity, holiday village and modern marina. The name has been given to the city of Turkish word for belt, due to the fact that the river that flows through the Kemer, looks like a belt. Only 20 years ago, it was charming Mediterranean village with two to three story houses lost among orange groves, facing the pine forest of the Taurus Mountains. With the advent of tourism, the country changed rapidly. Three story buildings mushroomed in Kemer. Some of these buildings are hotels, other are businesses. All kinds of international products are sold in the ground floor shops of the town. Tourism dominates Kemer. In the cool evening hours, the town’s streets bustle with visitors and local alike, whose mill about the shops and coffeehouses.

14. Day: Antalya

Today our gullet will cruise to Antalya Harbour for the last day and an overnight stay. The Antalya Region, offering all the mysticism of past in our day, is now called the Turkish Riviera; due to its archaeological and natural beauties. Antalya is the place where sea, sun, history and nature constitute a perfect harmony and which also includes the most beautiful and clearest coast along the Mediterranean. The city still preserves its importance as a center throughout history in the south coast of the country, in addition to its wonderful natural beauties. The mythological city which housed the Gods and Goddesses now exhibits all its secrets and marvels to mankind. Antalya and its surrounding is an important and noteworthy touristic center on the Mediterranean Coast with its perfect climate and splendid harmony of archaeological, historical and natural beauties, throughout the year available.

15. Day: Antalya

Upon agreement, the guests will leave the gullet with precious memories by 10:30.

Turkey

Sample itinerary for luxury private yacht charter

Turkey offers a wide variety of itineraries for a charter yacht vacation afloat on a luxury private fully crewed Gulet.
Let our charter experts create your personalized and tailor-made private yacht charter, which is certain to exceed your expectations

Route: Göcek – Gulf of Hisarönü – Bodrum

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

Start / End: Saturday / Saturday

Yacht: Luxury Gulet, Deluxe Gulet, High Deluxe Gulet & High Deluxe Yachts

Highlights: Göcek, Yassica Island – Bedri Rahmi Bay, Sarsala Bay, Hamam (Manastir) Bay, Göbün Bay, Domuz Island, Tersane Island, Ekincik Bay – Dalyan, Bozukkale (Loryma) – Bozburun, Aktur Bay, Datca, Palamut Bükü, Knidos, Bodrum

1. Day: Göcek, Yassica Island – Bedri Rahmi Bay

Boarding starts at 15:30 from Göcek Harbour. Göcek is a natural harbour lying at the head of the Gulf of Fethiye on the Turquoise coast of Turkey, just 22 km from Dalaman International Airport. Protected by the wooded foothills of the Taurus Mountains, it looks out over the numerous islands and sheltered bays of this beautiful gulf. You will be informed about the cruise itinerary and the Gulet. Then we will cruise to Yassica Island. Some of these islands appear as the Yassica Islands group on several maritime maps. Anchorage is available at the nearest port of Göcek. Yassica Islands in the Gulf of Fethiye is one of the most romantic places, ideal for spending quality time with your partner and photographing gorgeous sunsets. The islands are covered with pine and olive trees, have many sheltered and shallow bays and are ideal for water sports enthusiasts. Then we will cruise to Bedri Rahmi Bay. Bedri Rahmi Bay, the shipyard in the Gulf of Fethiye is located just across the island. It is also known by the Lycian name of Tasyaka or ‘dark bay’, due to its natural beauty and historical significance. Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu was an esteemed master of Turkish literature, art and painting. In the summer of 1973, during a cruise with close friends, he drew a fish on a huge rock. This ‘Fish Rock’ located at the entrance of the blue bay still greets passengers. In fact, the region itself is known as ‘Fish Rock’ in honor of the great master. Dinner and overnight stay at Bedri Rahmi Bay.

2. Day: Sarsala Bay, Hamam (Manastir) Bay

Sarsala Bay is another preferred bay by sailors with a natural bay ideal for swimming or spending the night in. It is an attractive bay with a long stony beach, a wooded valley that runs inland, surrounded by pine Forestry Mountain. There is a restaurant and pontoon at the small Sarsala Bay where many yachts moor. Then we will cruise to Hamam Bay for dinner and overnight satay.

South-east of the Hamam Bay, in the ruins of a bath in the water because of the region known as Cleopatra’s Bath, or Sunken Bath Bay coastal tectonics, such as the formation of the bay in the Gulf with many bays. A careful examination of the hill slope behind the bay, which is active in the past, this hill is a crater lake of tectonic structure and reducing water channels, clearly visible from the shore. The monastery dark, pine trees and up the hill from the shore in some places covered with carob trees. Structure of an ancient wall running parallel to the direction of the north-east coast and other small remnants of ancient Lycia reminds me that you are not far from the city. Lydia can be reached by a hiking trail approximately 1.5 hours.

3. Day: Göbün Bay, Domuz Island, Tersane Island

The entrance of the Göbün Koyu (Karpi Creek) is very narrow but once inside you will find a long bay surrounded by olive and pine trees. At the far end of the bay you will find some rock cut tombs and ruins.

Then we will cruise to Domuz Island. Some people name this island as Prince Island. Once upon a time there were a lot of wild pigs here; therefore the island was named Domuz (Pork) Island. Many yachts can be found anchoring in protected areas of the island. Then we will cruise to Tersane Island for overnight stay. Also known as Shipyard Island, these are the largest in the Gulf of Fethiye. A deep, 100 m long channel provides entry into these islands. There are covered and sheltered bays on the east side, which is also known as summer harbor. The western part is closed due to fierce winds, it is best to anchor here. According to historical sources Tersane Islands were called Telandria. There are about a hundred ruins of ancient houses that can e seen from the land and the sea. These islands proved to be most secure for sailors in the entire Gulf of Fethiye during the Byzantine period.

4. Day: Ekincik Bay – Dalyan

Ekincik is an unspoiled natural wonder, blessed with breathtaking beauty. It is uncrowded, pretty and tranquil with a nice little beach nearby. The coastal road there is gorgeous too and is a good base for boat trips and walking tours. The 2 km long stretch of the unspoiled gravel beach meets a small harbor from which the boats departs to Dalyan, located approximately 45 minutes away. The scenery is stunning and there are many opportunities to observe the local wildlife. You may join our optional Dalyan Tour from here. You will be taken from your yacht by a small boat;. Firstly arrive at Caretta-Caretta (turtle) beach and a take a swim stop here. You will enjoy the natural beauty of the delta as you sail along in the river boat. You will see the ancient Rock Tombs and finally arrive at mud baths to relax and be rejuvenated. A fishing village called Dalyan will be our final destinations after we return to our yacht by boat. Dinner and overnight stay will be in the Gulf of Ekincik.

5. Day: Bozukkale (Loryma) – Bozburun

Bozukkale used to serve as a bay cruise stretch for British naval ships and is now considered as a shipyard on the shore. It was used as a place to watch all the yachts in the Aegean. Its strategic geographical location and narrow port was also used by the ships sailing from the port of Athens. In 395 BC, the Athenian commander, Karori, is known to have come here. Before the Cnidus War of 305 BC, Demetrios, son of Antigonos chose this port for preparations before attacking Rhodes. Loryma is located near the Marmaris Peninsula and to the south of the Broken Bay.

The name Loryma is believed to originate from the Luwian and Hellenic languages. Little is known about the history and culture of this city. As it sees to pass like a collar around the face, the writers, gave it the name of ‘Rhodes’. Interestingly, there is also a port by the same name. In 412 BC, the Athens navy sailing from is land of Syme (Sombeki) stayed here for a while on its way back. Antigonos’ navy also recuperated here after suffering a defeat in the battle.

The ancient ruins scattered all over the city so not provide sufficient historical evidences. Only some parts of the bay at the entrance of the castle remain intact. The walls measure approximately 120 m in length, 3 m in width and almost 10 m in height. Some walls still standing on the hill that overlooks the gulf are noteworthy as the last remains of a castle.

Bozburun is renowned for the thriving sponge business and Gulet yacht construction industry. Some of the best wood and craftsmen for building strong and beautiful Gulet boats are to be found in this region, which is why leading names in the business employ Bozburun’s boat builders. . Dinner and overnight stay will be in the Bozburun.

6. Day: Aktur Bay, Datca

After breakfast we will cruise to Aktur Bay. Witness the world’s oxygen tank at Aktur! Spotted with pine trees, it definitely is a slice of paradise. In fact, it won the title of the ‘most beautiful bay in Turkey’ and proved to be a hot tourist destination. Aktur consists of two units, namely Datca and Kurucabük, located at a distance of 4 km from each other. Datca was founded by the Dorians settled in the Aegean islands and the southern coast of Ionia. This peninsula is located between the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. At the end of the peninsula, at a distance of about 38 kms is the ancient Carian city of Knidos, which was described by Strabo as the ‘city built for the most beautiful goddess, Aphrodite, on the most beautiful peninsula;. It is also believed that around 500 years ago, the Spanish pirates sailing left leprosy patients to die here but the fair weather of the peninsula recovered the lepers! Dinner and overnight stay at Datca.

7. Day: Palamut Bükü, Knidos (Cnidus)

Palamut Bukü is reputed for having the best beaches in the Datca peninsula. The beaches are small but very beautiful. Surrounded by mountains and spotted with gardens, these beaches are known for their tranquility and fresh sea air that together present the perfect backdrop for a rejuvenating getaway. Palamut Bukü is located at the end of the peninsula and is also famed for the remains of the historic city of Knidos. Knidos, known for its bounty of fish, is located about 12 kilometers away. The waters here are crystal clear, so much so that it is believed that if you take a needle at the very bottom of the sea, you can still see it! Knidos is one of the most magnificent ancient cities in Anatolia that you should visit. As the first settlement in the east of the Datca peninsula, Knidos has splendid ruins and a unique beauty. There is a theater is located right next to the harbor of the ancient city of Knidos. A short walk towards the harbor will take you to the remains of two churches built during the Byzantine period. Knidos century has been a site of archaeological excavations since 1960. The Statue of Demeter discovered here and the lion statues that protected the harbor in ancient times now adorn the halls of the British Museum. The sacred temple of the goddess Aphrodite is a major center of attraction. The city with a huge necropolis, a double harbor and the magnificent acropolis with the temple of Aphrodite truly impresses all visitors. Then our gullet will cruise to Bodrum Port for the last day’s dinner and an overnight stay.

8. Day: Bodrum

Bodrum is the ideal ending or starting point for sailing the Aegean coast of Turkey. The Gökova Gulf is acknowledged to be one of the best cruising areas in Europe. With abundant sunshine, crystal clear waters, continuous blue skies, good anchorages and friendly people, this coast offers many diversities. There are many unspoiled areas rich in natural beauty and in costal settlements and villages. Bodrum is a port city in Mugla Province, in the southwestern Aegean Region of Turkey. It is located on the southern coast of Bodrum Peninsula, at a point that checks the entry into the Gulf of Gökova. The city was called Halicarnassus of Caria in ancient times and was famous for housing the Mausoleum of Mausolus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Bodrum Castle, built by the Crusaders in the 15th century, overlooks the harbour and the marina. The castle grounds include a Museum of Underwater Archaeology and hosts several cultural festivals throughout the year.

Upon agreement, the guests will leave the Gulet with precious memories by 10:30.

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Our tailor-made cruising makes each itinerary flexible, crafted and designed exactly to your dream voyage. From start to finish, each new day brings unlimited possibilities, whether you head to off-radar island destinations or stargaze on the rooftop at midnight.

Our traditional High Deluxe Gulets are the ultimate in romance, luxury and pampering. We will take you on the best tailor-made cruise ever that are complemented by gourmet meals, picturesque views and professional dedicated crews.

Contact our Charter Specialist for more information on our tailor-made Luxury Gulet Yacht Charters.

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Sample itinerary for luxury private yacht charter

Turkey offers a wide variety of itineraries for a charter yacht vacation afloat on a luxury private fully crewed Gulet.
Let our charter experts create your personalized and tailor-made private yacht charter, which is certain to exceed your expectations

Route: Göcek – Lycian Coast – Marmaris

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

Start / End: Saturday / Saturday

Yacht: Luxury Gulet, Deluxe Gulet, High Deluxe Gulet & High Deluxe Yachts

Highlights: Göcek, Yassica Island – Bedri Rahmi Bay, Sarsala Bay, Hamam (Manastir) Bay, Göbün Bay, Domuz Island, Tersane Island, Ekincik Bay – Dalyan,

1. Day: Göcek

Boarding starts at 15:30 from Göcek Harbour. Göcek is a natural harbour lying at the head of the Gulf Göcek and the Gulf of Fethiye on the Turquoise coast of Turkey, just 22 km from Dalaman International Airport. Protected by the wooded foothills of the Taurus Mountains, it looks out over the numerous islands and sheltered bays of this beautiful gulf. It is priceless to be away from the crowd, alone with one’s thoughts, communing with nature spending some time with friends, waves, and wind when you are sailing in Göcek Bays. Göcek mostly caters for yachtsmen and women; there are very good restaurant and excellent shopping for your cruise. Consequently there is very little nightlife in the town, apart from one or two very pleasant bars and a music/dance bar. As is usual in most seaside towns there is a delightful esplanade along which you can see and be seen.

2. Day: Yassica Island, Tersane Island

You will be informed about the cruise itinerary and the Gulet. Then we will cruise to Yassica Island. Some of these islands appear as the Yassica Islands group on several maritime maps. Anchorage is available at the nearest port of Gocek. Yassica Islands in the Gulf of Fethiye is one of the most romantic places, ideal for spending quality time with your partner and photographing gorgeous sunsets. The islands are covered with pine and olive trees, have many sheltered and shallow bays and are ideal for water sports enthusiasts. Then we will cruise to Tersane Island. Also known as Shipyard Island, these are the largest in the Gulf of Fethiye. A deep, 100 m long channel provides entry into these islands. There are covered and sheltered bays on the east side, which is also known as summer harbor. The western part is closed due to fierce winds, it is best to anchor here. According to historical sources Tersane Islands were called Telandria. There are about a hundred ruins of ancient houses that can e seen from the land and the sea. These islands proved to be most secure for sailors in the entire Gulf of Fethiye during the Byzantine period.Dinner and overnight stay at Tersane Island.

3. Day: Bedri Rahmi Bay, Sarsala Bay

Bedri Rahmi Bay, the shipyard in theGulfofFethiyeis located just across the island. It is also known by the Lycian name of Tasyaka or ‘dark bay’, due to its natural beauty and historical significance. Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu was an esteemed master of Turkish literature, art and painting. In the summer of 1973, during a cruise with close friends, he drew a fish on a huge rock. This ‘Fish Rock’ located at the entrance of the blue bay still greets passengers. In fact, the region itself is known as ‘Fish Rock’ in honor of the great master. Sarsala Bay is another preferred bay by sailors with a natural bay ideal for swimming or spending the night in. It is an attractive bay with a long stony beach, a wooded valley that runs inland, surrounded by pine Forestry Mountain. There is a restaurant and pontoon at the small Sarsala Bay where many yachts moor. Dinner and overnight stay at Sarsala Bay.

4. Day: Hamam (Manastir) Bay, Göbun Bay (Kapi Creek)

South east of the Hamam Bay, in the ruins of a bath in the water because of the region known as Cleopatra’s Bath, or Sunken Bath Bay coastal tectonics, such as the formation of the bay in the Gulf with many bays. A careful examination of the hill slope behind the bay, which is active in the past, this hill is a crater lake of tectonic structure and reducing water channels, clearly visible from the shore. The monastery dark, pine trees and up the hill from the shore in some places covered with carob trees. Structure of an ancient wall running parallel to the direction of the north-east coast and other small remnants of ancient Lycia reminds me that you are not far from the city.Lydia can be reached by a hiking trail approximately 1.5 hours. The entrance of the Göbun Bay is very narrow but once inside you will find a long bay surrounded by olive and pine trees. At the far end of the bay you will find some rock cut tombs and ruins. Dinner and overnight stay at Göbun Bay.

5. Day: Domuz Island, Kocabuk

After breakfast we will cruise to Domuz Island. Some people name this island as Prince Island. Once upon a time there were a lot of wild boars here; therefore the island was named Domuz (wild boar) Island.

Many yachts can be found anchoring in protected areas of the island. Then we will cruise to Kocabuk for dinner and overnight stay.

6. Day: Ekincik Bay, Dalyan

Ekincik is an unspoiled natural wonder, blessed with breathtaking beauty. It is uncrowded, pretty and tranquil with a nice little beach nearby. The coastal road there is gorgeous too and is a good base for boat trips and walking tours.The 2 km long stretch of the unspoiled gravel beach meets a small harbor from which the boats departs to Dalyan, located approximately 45 minutes away. The scenery is stunning and there are many opportunities to observe the local wildlife. You may join our optional Dalyan Tour from here. You will be taken from your yacht by a small river boat. Firstly arrive at Caretta-Caretta (turtle) beach and a take a swim stop here. You will enjoy the natural beauty of the delta as you sail along in the river boat. You will see the ancient Rock Tombs and finally arrive at mud baths to relax and be rejuvenated. A fishing village called Dalyan will be our final destinations after we return to our yacht by river boat. Dinner and overnight stay will be in the Gulf of Ekincik.

7. Day: Kumlu Bükü, Cennet Island, Marmaris

Today, we will cruise to Kumlu Bükü Bay early in the morning. Breakfast will be served in Kumlu Bükü Bay. We anchor at Paradise Island for a swimming break and lunch. Paradise Islandis actually a peninsula covered with forests. It is located at the entrance of the bay of Marmaris and is especially popular among the places frequented daily boat tours. Almost every boat stops here to allow the tourists to partake of the natural beauty of this place. You can take a great walk straight up to Paradise Island. The trail offers a unique opportunity for a nice nature walk. This is quite a rocky area but you can enjoy the spectacular scenery of Paradise Island. .Paradise Island is also very ideal for swimming. Later our Gulet will cruise to Marmaris Port for the last day’s dinner and an overnight stay.

8. Day: Marmaris

Upon agreement, the guests will leave the gullet with precious memories by 10:30.

Marmaris is a port city and a tourist resort on the Mediterranean coast, located in southwest Turkey, in Mugla Province. Marmaris is one of the best spots to start or finish your cruise all the way along the Turkish coast and Greek Islands. The long, wide, beautiful and gorgeous Marmaris Bay is surrounded by mountains and pine forests. This is also a home to hundreds of luxury yachts especially during the summer yachts. The old town is built in the shadow of the past but the small citadel is surrounded by the bazaar, shops and ship chandlers and overseeing the bay of Marmaris. Thus, you can enjoy the harbor front restaurants with varieties of excellent fine dining restaurants. This is just a step away from the charming old town and harbor front. Netsel Marina is a matchless pearl at the heart of Marmaris bay that seems as a natural lake adorned with the most special tones of turquoise. .

If you’re looking for the perfect private Blue Voyage, look no further.

We offer the finest hand-picked High Deluxe Yacht Selection available for private charter in Turkey.

Our tailor-made cruising makes each itinerary flexible, crafted and designed exactly to your dream voyage. From start to finish, each new day brings unlimited possibilities, whether you head to off-radar island destinations or stargaze on the rooftop at midnight.

Our traditional High Deluxe Gulets are the ultimate in  romance, luxury and pampering. We will take you on the best tailor-made cruise ever that are complemented by gourmet meals, picturesque views and professional dedicated crews.Contact our Charter Specialist for more information on our tailor-made Luxury Gulet Yacht Charters.

Turkey

Sample itinerary for luxury private yacht charter

Turkey offers a wide variety of itineraries for a charter yacht vacation afloat on a luxury private fully crewed Gulet.
Let our charter experts create your personalized and tailor-made private yacht charter, which is certain to exceed your expectations

Route: Göcek – Lycian coast – Kekova Roads -Göcek

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

Start / End: Saturday / Saturday

Yacht: Luxury Gulet, Deluxe Gulet, High Deluxe Gulet & High Deluxe Yachts

Highlights: Göcek, Butterfly Valley, Ölüdeniz, Gemiler Island, Kalkan, Kas, Kekova, Ücagiz Bay, Demre, Gökkaya (Myra) Bay, Kaputas Beach, Hamam (Manastir) Bay, Bedri Rahmi Bay, Yassica Island, Göcek

1. Day: Göcek

Boarding starts at 15:30 from Göcek Harbour. Göcek is a natural harbour lying at the head of the Gulf of Fethiye on the Turquoise coast of Turkey, just 22 km from Dalaman International Airport. Protected by the wooded foothills of the Taurus Mountains, it looks out over the numerous islands and sheltered bays of this beautiful gulf. It is priceless to be away from the crowd, alone with one’s thoughts, communing with nature spending some time with friends, waves, and wind when you are sailing in Göcek Bays. Göcek mostly caters for yachtsmen and woman; consequently there is very little night life in the town, apart from one or two very pleasant bars and a music/dance bar. As is usual in most seaside towns there is a delightful esplanade along which you can see and be seen.

2. Day: Butterfly Valley, Ölüdeniz, Gemiler Island

You will be informed about the cruise itinerary and the Gulet. Then we will cruise to Butterfly Valley. One of the most striking places in the Fethiye region is the Valley of the Butterflies. The laborious rock climb is worth the breathtaking view of thousands of little butterflies covering the rocks and the trees like a shawl something you must never have seen or experienced before! Make the slightest sound and you can see the butterflies taking a flight, covering the sky and casting a shadow over the valley! There are two Way to get to the Butterfly Valley. One way is through the waterfall and the other is through the village of Faralya. Whether you are a sports enthusiast or a nature lover, the beautiful sights will not tire you out. Then we will cruise to Ölüdeniz. Ölüdeniz is described as Eden best owed by God on Earth. No wonder then that it has earned a great reputation for tourism! Walk on the beach in the dark and behold the incomparable view that Ölüdeniz offers. Ölüdeniz is simply like magic! Even the invisible bottom of the lagoon covered with white sand sparkling with the lights from the harbor is a scene to behold! Extending to the coast, the lush pine forests present all shades of green, blue and purple that soothes the eye. The warm sea and the long beaches further enhance the aesthetic appeal of this wonderful place. From Baba dag located at an altitude of 1975 meters, you can behold the world’s most breathtaking view. The clear waters allow you to swim ten months of the year. Numerous touristic facilities, restaurants and shopping mall complete the great mix that make Ölüdeniz a popular tourist destination. The Gemiler Island is a great place to visit, since the Byzantine ruins can be seen from the sea. Other attractions of interest include over 40 ecclesiastical buildings and Christian tombs and a Church that was cut out directly from a rock located at the highest point on the island. The island has a bay that is shaped like a crescent and thus provides great anchorage. There is a tavern that caters to sailors, boatmen and yachtsmen during summers. We will spend the night in Gemiler Island.

3. Day: Kalkan, Kas

Early morning we will set sail to Kalkan. Kalkan, founded on the banks of a bay, is worth seeing. It is a small but very pretty holiday resort and has a small yacht harbor, old Greek houses and holiday resorts.

The traditional white-colored houses, shutters and balconies bursting with flowers present a picturesque view. The narrow streets are lined with souvenir shops. Go for a yacht cruise to witness breathtaking sunsets, enjoy an appetizing meal in a local restaurant or shop till you drop at the small shops selling interesting wares you will never get bored in Kalkan. You will find many people in Kalkan earning their living by making soap with olive oils, cleaning guesthouses and hotels or working in restaurants that are visited by the blue cruise voyagers. Then we will set sail to Kas.

Kas is a small fishing, yachting and tourist town. Kas is built around the remnants of the ancient Antiphellos and surrounded by lofty, rugged cliffs. From a little port, it has prospered to an important tourist attraction and the second major resort of the region. It has a rocky coastline, which provides unhindered access to the gleaming waters of Mediterranean. Bestowed with contradicting aspects like sea and mountain, modern buildings and ancient ruins, this small resort exudes a special charm, which also comes from its easy-going, laid-back ambience.

Here you will have the chance to walk around Kas , which was an old Greek Town, and to experience nightlife in Kas. Being one of the most important towns of Lycia, Kas gained importance in Roman Times and eventually became the center of Episcopacy in Byzantine times . Kas is a rich land with the surrounding cities that belong to the Antique period and with other historical values. Dinner and overnight stay at Kas.

4. Day: Kekova, Ücagiz Bay

With beautiful bays and turquoise sea, nature and history dating back to thousands of years, Kekova is a natural paradise. After leaving Kas, you need to sail past Uluburun to get to Kekova. During the cruise, you will also encounter the ancient city of Aperlai in the Sicak peninsula and two islets of Kara Ada Toprak Ada before ultimately reaching Kekova, which is a spot of paradise on earth. The bays of Kekova are a natural favorite harbor for yachts across all. Along the northern coast of Kekova lies the ancient city of Apollonia dating back to BC 4. Here you can see old summer houses and seaside homes. The towering Simena (Kaleköy) Castle is a great place to visit.. For the dinner and overnight stay the Gulet will anchor at Ücagiz Bay. Theimussa is located around 36 kilometers from Kas, (Ücagiz) bay and is surrounded on three sides by a natural shelter. Theimussa is of vital importance to the yacht tourism industry, since it provides access to the island of Kekova. Remains of castle walls on a low rocky hill, part of which is under the sea and a city at the east end pier is a must watch!

5. Day: Demre, Gökkaya (Myra) Bay

Known for its natural beauty, historic sites, sparkling sea and the focal point of greenhouse, Demre indeed is famous! Rejoice in the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea located between the mountains and foothills of Demre and the sweet smell of spring flowers, lemon and orange. The children in the city bear traces of the Lycian civilization and are regarded as the protectors of the seas. St. Nicholas’s Church is regarded as the most important place to visit. Thousands of tourists visit the church every year to behold the mosaics, vaulted halls and chambers and experience acoustic phonetics. You can stand at the bottom of the stage door of the tunnel and say a word and your partner can hear it at the very mouth of the tunnel!

Located a few kilometers away from the town of Demre, Myra is a city that seems to be set into the rocks overlooking the sea perhaps the best example of its kind in Anatolia! Spread over a large area and having tombs and Lycian inscriptions dating back to BC 5,Myra appears to be an ancient city. Under the Byzantine rule, especially in the 4 and 5 centuries, it has now become such a religious and administrative center.

Advancing from the south of Kekova, you arrive at another beautiful harbor called Gokkaya. It is quite well sheltered against winds, has proper anchorage and several accommodation facilities to spend the night. Enjoy a swim in between the small islands or walk ashore and go east to explore a monumental entrance, a church, water cisterns and a small Lycian city of monumental tombs.

6. Day: Kaputas Beach

Gorgeous Kaputas Beach is a lovely sandy swimming cove nestled at the foot of a striking mountain gorge. This is the beach often pictured in travel brochures for Turkey, although it doesn’t get crowded as one would expect. The water is always a brilliant color of turquoise. This beach lies between Kas and Kalkan and is formed where steep hills meet the sea and form into a cove. Due to this geographical setting, the sea here can be quite rough and gets rather deep quite close to the beach. Its untouched beauty is what attracts many tourists, but it is not particularly safe for children. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Yesilköy.

7. Day: Hamam (Manastir) Bay, Bedri Rahmi Bay, Yassica Island

South-east of the Hamam Bay, in the ruins of a bath in the water because of the region known as Cleopatra’s Bath, or Sunken Bath Bay coastal tectonics, such as the formation of the bay in the Gulf with many bays. A careful examination of the hill slope behind the bay, which is active in the past, this hill is a crater lake of tectonic structure and reducing water channels, clearly visible from the shore. The monastery dark, pine trees and up the hill from the shore in some places covered with carob trees. Structure of an ancient wall running parallel to the direction of the north-east coast and other small remnants of ancient Lycia reminds me that you are not far from the city and can be reached by a hiking trail approximately 1.5 hours.

Bedri Rahmi Bay, in the Gulf of Göcek is located just across the island. It is also known by the Lycian name of Tasyaka or ‘dark bay’, due to its natural beauty and historical significance. Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu was an esteemed master of Turkish literature, art and painting. In the summer of 1973, during a cruise with close friends, he drew a fish on a huge rock. This ‘Fish Rock’ located at the entrance of the blue bay still greets passengers. In fact, the region itself is known as ‘Fish Rock’ in honor of the great master.

Some of these islands appear as the Yassica Islands group on several maritime maps. Anchorage is available at the nearest port of Göcek. Yassica Islands in the Gulf of Göcek is one of the most romantic places, ideal for spending quality time with your partner and photographing gorgeous sunsets. The islands are covered with pine and olive trees, have many sheltered and shallow bays and are ideal for water sports enthusiasts.

In the evening our Gulet will cruise back to Göcek Port for the last day’s dinner and an overnight stay.

8. Day: Göcek

Upon agreement, the guests will leave the gullet with precious memories by 10:30.

If you’re looking for the perfect private Blue Voyage, look no further.

We offer the finest hand-picked High Deluxe Yacht Selection available for private charter in Turkey.

Our tailor-made cruising makes each itinerary flexible, crafted and designed exactly to your dream voyage. From start to finish, each new day brings unlimited possibilities, whether you head to off-radar island destinations or stargaze on the rooftop at midnight.

Our traditional High Deluxe Gulets are the ultimate in  romance, luxury and pampering. We will take you on the best tailor-made cruise ever that are complemented by gourmet meals, picturesque views and professional dedicated crews.

Contact our Charter Specialist for more information on our tailor-made Luxury Gulet Yacht Charters.

Turkey

Sample itinerary for luxury private yacht charter

Turkey offers a wide variety of itineraries for a charter yacht vacation afloat on a luxury private fully crewed Gulet.
Let our charter experts create your personalized and tailor-made private yacht charter, which is certain to exceed your expectations

Route: Marmaris – Göcek Gulf – Ölü Deniz – Mamaris

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

Start / End: Saturday / Saturday

Yacht: Luxury Gulet, Deluxe Gulet, High Deluxe Gulet & High Deluxe Yachts

Highlights: Marmaris, Ekincik Bay, Dalyan, Adali Bay, Tersane Island, Manastir Island, Kizil Island, Fethiye, Ölüdeniz, Gemiler Island, Yassica Island, Domuz Island, Aga Limani, Kumlu Bükü, Cennet Island, Marmaris

1. Day: Marmaris

Boarding starts at 15:30 from Marmaris Harbour. On the first day, our Gulet will remain anchored in Marmaris Port for dinner and stay at the port an overnight.

Marmaris is a port city and a tourist resort on the Mediterranean coast, located in southwest Turkey, in Mugla Province. Marmaris is one of the best spots to start your cruise all the way along the Turkish coast and Greek Islands. The long, wide, beautiful and gorgeous Marmaris Bay is surrounded by mountains and pine forests. This is also a home to hundreds of luxury yachts especially during the summer yachts. The old town is built in the shadow of the past but the small citadel is surrounded by the bazaar, shops and ship chandlers and overseeing the bay of Marmaris. Thus, you can enjoy the harbor front restaurants with varieties of excellent fine dining restaurants. This is just a step away from the charming old town and harbor front. Netsel Marina is a matchless pearl at the heart of Marmaris bay that seems as a natural lake adorned with the most special tones of turquoise. Netsel Marina is one of the safest shelters against unfavorable weather conditions with its strong wave breakers and naturally safeguarded port. Netsel Marina has a capacity for more than 800 yachts . Marmaris is one of the most elegant yachting resorts of Turkey. A point to meet the most beautiful boats. Ultramarine blue sea, mountains and pinewoods sketch the landscape.

2. Day: Ekincik Bay, Dalyan

After breakfast, you will be informed about the cruise itinerary and the gulet. Then we will cruise to Ekincik Gulf. Ekincik is an unspoiled natural wonder, blessed with breathtaking beauty. It is uncrowded, pretty and tranquil with a nice little beach nearby. The coastal road there is gorgeous too and is a good base for boat trips and walking tours. The 2 km long stretch of the unspoilt gravel beach meets a small harbor from which the boats departs to Dalyan, located approximately 45 minutes away. The scenery is stunning and there are many opportunities to observe the local wildlife.

You may join our optional Dalyan Tour from here. You will be taken from your yacht by a small river boat. Firstly arrive at Caretta-Caretta (turtle) beach and a take a swim stop here. You will enjoy the natural beauty of the delta as you sail along in the river boat. You will see the ancient Rock Tombs and finally arrive at mud baths to relax and be rejuvenated. A fishing village called Dalyan will be our final destinations after we return to our yacht by boat. Dinner and overnight stay will be in the Gulf of Ekincik.

3. Day: Adali Bay, Tersane Island, Manastir Island

Early morning we will sail to Adali Bay. We will anchor at Adali Bay for breakfast. For lunch and a swimming break , we will sail to Manastir Bay . Manastir Bay. South-east of the Manastir bay, in the ruins of a bath in the water because of the region known as Cleopatra’s Bath, or Sunken Bath Bay coastal tectonics, such as the formation of the bay in the Gulf with many bays. A careful examination of the hill slope behind the bay, which is active in the past, this hill is a crater lake of tectonic structure and reducing water channels, clearly visible from the shore. The monastery dark, pine trees and up the hill from the shore in some places covered with carob trees. Structure of an ancient wall running parallel to the direction of the north-east coast and other small remnants of ancient Lycia reminds me that you are not far from the city and can be reached by a hiking trail approximately 1.5 hours. Then we will cruise to Tersane Island. Also known as Shipyard Island, these are the largest in the Gulf of Göcek. A deep, 100m long channel provides entry into these islands. There are covered and sheltered bays on the east side, which is also known as summer harbor. The western part is closed due to fierce winds, it is best to anchor here. According to historical sources Tersane Islands were called Telandria. There are about a hundred ruins of ancient houses that can e seen from the land and the sea. These islands proved to be most secure for sailors in the entire Gulf of Göcek during the Byzantine period. Post the Treaty of Lausanne in 1922, many residents migrated to Greece and other regions. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Tersane Island.

4. Day: Kizil Island, Fethiye

At sunset, the sun hits the stones and turns crimson red in color, a color that resembles the island soil. The island got its name from this phenomenon. There is very little infrastructure on this island. The southern tip of the island has a lighthouse that guides maritime traffic. To the north-west are the Deliktas Islands, ideal for diving and fishing. The red waves off the east coast of the island wash the wide sand beach and are best suited for swimming. After spend some time in Kizil Island we will sail to Fethiye. Fethiye is a natural harbor city in the western Mediterranean. It’s a very popular holiday center with its magnificent natural beauty and ancient Lycian towns. Ölüdeniz considered the most beautiful beach in Turkey is nearby, and it is a great place to visit during your blue voyage yacht cruise. If all places and all seas were known by a colour, Fethiye’s colour would be turquoise. The word turquoise, a blue that has more than a hint of green, comes from the blue used in the Turkish tile work. The most beautiful shade of the colour blue came and settled on the waters of the Ölüdeniz (Dead Sea). Towards evening, around sunset, you catch such a wonderful turquoise you can never see on any other seas. If you call it blue you are wrong, if you say it is green it is not that either but both together. It is difficult to put it into words. It is best if you go and see it for yourself and be hit by a lightening bolt! Dinner and overnight stay will be at Fethiye Harbor.

5. Day: Ölüdeniz, Gemiler Island

Ölüdeniz is a beautiful lagoon. No wonder then that it has earned a great reputation for tourism! Walk on the beach in the dark and behold the incomparable view that Ölüdeniz offers. Ölüdeniz is simply like magic! Even the invisible bottom of the lagoon covered with white sand sparkling with the lights from the harbor is a scene to behold! Extending to the coast, the lush pine forests present all shades of green, blue and purple that soothes the eye. The warm sea and the long beaches further enhance the aesthetic appeal of this wonderful place. From Baba da located at an altitude of 1975 meters, you can behold the world’s most breathtaking view. The clear waters allow you to swim ten months of the year. Numerous touristic facilities, restaurants and shopping mall complete the great mix that make Ölüdeniz a hot tourist destination.

The Gemiler Island is a popular tourist destination since the Byzantine ruins can be seen from the sea. Other attractions of interest include over 40 ecclesiastical buildings and Christian tombs and a Church that was cut out directly from a rock located at the highest point on the island. The island has a bay that is shaped like a crescent and thus provides great anchorage. There is a makeshift restaurant that caters to sailors, boatmen and yachtsmen during summers. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Gemiler Island.

6. Day: Yassica Island, Domuz Island, Aga Limani

Some of these islands appear as the Yassica Islands group on several maritime maps. Anchorage is available at the nearest port of Gocek. Yassica Islands in the Gulf of Göcek is one of the most romantic places, ideal for spending quality time with your partner and photographing gorgeous sunsets. The islands are covered with pine and olive trees, have many sheltered and shallow bays and are ideal for water sports enthusiasts. Then we will cruise to Domuz Island. This island earned its name from the wild boars who lived on this island. It is also referred to as the Prince Island after a prince who is believed to have lived here. You can see many underwater ruins in Domuz Island. Then we will cruise to Aga Limani for dinner and overnight spend. Near the tip of the Cape of Kurtoglu in the Gulf of Fethiye, you would be tempted to dock at what consists of the twin bays of Aga Limani. A great place to relax, swim, fish, or take a long walk on the beach. Follow the path to the bay for about an hour to reach the ancient Lycian city of Lyda. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Aga Limani

7. Day: Kumlu Bükü, Cennet Island

Today, we will cruise to Kumlu Bükü Bay early in the morning. Breakfast will be served in Kumlu Bükü Bay. We anchor at Cennet Island for our last swimming break and lunch. Paradise Island is actually a peninsula covered with forests. It is located at the entrance of the bay of Marmaris. The place has a breathtaking natural beauty and a great place to anchor and to enjoy the spectacular scenery of Paradise Island. Paradise Island is also very ideal for swimming and water sport. Later our boat will cruise back to Marmaris Port for the last day’s dinner and an overnight stay.

8. Day: Marmaris

Upon agreement, the guests will leave the Gulet with precious memories by 10:30.

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Sample itinerary for luxury private yacht charter

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Route: Fethiye – Lycian & Carian Coast – Bodrum

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

Start / End: Saturday / Saturday

Yacht: Luxury Gulet, Deluxe Gulet, High Deluxe Gulet & High Deluxe Yachts

Highlights: Fethiye, Ekincik Bay – Dalyan, Bozukkale (Loryma), Bozburun, Selimiye – Orhaniye, Bencik Bay – Datca, Palamut Bükü – Knidos, Orak Island, Yaliciftlik , Bodrum

1. Day: Fethiye, Kizil Island, Aga Limani

Boarding starts at 15:30 from Fethiye Harbour. You will be informed about the cruise itinerary and the Gulet. Then we will cruise to Kizil Island. At sunset, the sun hits the stones and turns crimson red in color, a color that resembles the island soil. The island got its name from this phenomenon. There is very little infrastructure on this island. The southern tip of the island has a lighthouse that guides maritime traffic and a great restaurant. To the north-west are the Deliktas Islands, ideal for diving and fishing. The waves off the east coast of the island wash the wide sand beach and are best suited for swimming. Then we will cruise to Aga Limani for dinner and overnight stay.

2. Day: Ekincik Bay, Dalyan

Early morning we will cruise to Ekincik Bay. Ekincik is an unspoiled natural wonder, blessed with breathtaking beauty. It is uncrowded, pretty and tranquil with a nice little beach nearby. The coastal road there is gorgeous too and is a good base for boat trips and walking tours. The 2 km long stretch of the unspoilt gravel beach meets a small harbor from which the boats departs to Dalyan, located approximately 45 minutes away. The scenery is stunning and there are many opportunities to observe the local wildlife. You may join our optional Dalyan Tour from here. You will be taken from your yacht by a small river boat;. Firstly arrive at Caretta-Caretta (turtle) beach and a take a swim stop here. You will enjoy the natural beauty of the delta as you sail along in the river boat. You will see the ancient Rock Tombs and finally arrive at mud baths to relax and be rejuvenated. A fishing village called Dalyan will be our final destinations after we return to our yacht by boat. Dinner and overnight stay will be in the Gulf of Ekincik.

3. Day: Bozukkale (Loryma),

Bozukkale used to serve as a bay cruise stretch for British naval ships and is now considered as a shipyard on the shore. It was used as a place to watch all the yachts in the Aegean. Its strategic geographical location and narrow port was also used by the ships sailing from the port of Athens. In 395 BC, the Athenian commander, Karori, is known to have come here. Before the Cnidus War of 305 BC, Demetrios, son of Antigonos chose this port for preparations before attacking Rhodes. Loryma is located near the Marmaris Peninsula and to the south of the Broken Bay. The name Loryma is believed to originate from the Luwian and Hellenic languages. Little is known about the history and culture of this city. As it sees to pass like a collar around the face, the writers hailing to the Thucydides , gave it the name of ‘Rhodes’. Interestingly, there is also a port by the same name. In 412 BC, the Athens navy sailing from island of Syme (Sombeki) stayed here for a while on its way back. Antigonos’ navy also recuperated here after suffering a defeat in the battle. The ancient ruins scattered all over the city so not provide sufficient historical evidences. Only some parts of the bay at the entrance of the castle remain intact. The walls measure approximately 120 m in length, 3 m in width and almost 10 m in height. Some walls still standing on the hill that overlooks the gulf are noteworthy as the last remains of a castle.

4. Day: Selimiye Bay, Orhaniye Bay

The Selimiye village in the Mugla district of Marmaris is one of the pearls of the Gulf of Hisarönü. The ancient name of this village was Hydas, which got changed to Losta. At sunset, the sun disappearing behind the mountains surrounding the village seems to dye the scenery in a rich red hue. The ancient site of Bybossos Hydas (Selimiye) has ruins dating back to the archaic period. One of the highest hills of the region is in Selimiye, the other one at the top of Sarikaya and the last one has three castle ruins, including the Kizilkoy Asarkale Quarter. The sheep-shaped southeastern hills are visited by foreign tourists looking to explore the castle ruins dating back to the Hellenistic era. The tomb in the southern part of the square is located 100 meters offshore from the coast and shows ships the way to the Selimiye. Other areas of interest include a monitoring tower, a lighthouse, a monastery and a theater. American underwater archaeologists and scientists are engaged in researching sunken wrecks in the region and have produced valuable findings that are now exhibited in the Bodrum Underwater Museum. Selimiye is frequented by the Blue Cruise boats. Selimiye – Hisarönü – Orhaniye are like an indispensable trio. Selmiye is also renowned for its clean sea water, a great bounty of fish, vegetables, fruits, almond and olive trees, the smell of fresh thyme and oregano enveloping the mountains, clean, pollution-free air, peaceful environment and warm people. Then we will cruise to Orhaniye Bay. Featuring its deep blue sea and the legendary Kizkumu beach, Orhaniye is well admired by all holidaymakers. Take a journey down its quaint village roads to discover the historic castle of the black knight. Floating in this bay, the yachts present a picturesque scene. The village of Orhaniye has lots to offer several tavern’s. Enjoy walking down the village or witness the beauty of the busy docks accessed by local and foreign yachtsmen alike, stay indoors or explore the local culture and cuisine of the place Orhaniye is full of surprises! Dinner and overnight stay at Orhaniye Bay.

5. Day: Bencik Bay, Datca

After breakfast we will cruise to Bencik Bay. The bays of the Gulf of Hisarönü can be reached by a yacht from Bencik. The Borbudet Cove can be accessed by a 20 minute walk from the harbor entrance at Bencik. Bencik Bay which has a very narrow entrance but a unique view once you get inside. Bencik is located at the narrowest part of the peninsula that divides Hisarönü Gulf from the Gokova Gulf but it is located at Hisarönü side. Then we will set sail for Datca. Datca was founded by the Dorians settled in the Aegean islands and the southern coast of Ionia. This peninsula is located between the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. At the end of the peninsula, at a distance of about 38 km is the ancient Carian city of Knidos, which was described by Strabo as the ‘city built for the most beautiful goddess, Aphrodite, on the most beautiful peninsula;. It is also believed that around 500 years ago, the Spanish pirates sailing left leprosy patients to die here but the fair weather of the peninsula recovered the lepers! Dinner and overnight stay at Datca.

6. Day: Knidos (Cnidus), Orak Island, Bodrum

We will sail to Knidos to visit r the remains of the historic and ancient city of Knidos. . The waters here are crystal clear, so much so that it is believed that if you take a needle at the very bottom of the sea, you can still see it!

Knidos is one of the most magnificent ancient cities in Anatolia that you should visit. There is a theater is located right next to the harbor of the ancient city of Knidos. A short walk towards the harbor will take you to the remains of two churches built during the Byzantine period. Knidos century has been a site of archaeological excavations since 1960. . The sacred temple of the goddess Aphrodite is a major center of attraction. The city with a huge necropolis, a double harbor and the magnificent acropolis with the temple of Aphrodite truly impresses all visitors.

8. Day: Bodrum

Upon agreement, the guests will leave the Gulet with precious memories by 10:30.

Bodrum is one of the best starting / finishing point for sailing the Aegean coast of Turkey. Bodrum is a great little town to visit, serenity life style, great restaurants, shopping and night life, that should not be missed. The Gökova Gulf is acknowledged to be one of the best cruising areas in Europe. With abundant sunshine, crystal clear waters, continuous blue skies, good anchorages and friendly people, this coast offers many diversities. There are many unspoiled areas rich in natural beauty and in coastal settlements and villages. Bodrum is a port city in Mugla Province, in the southwestern Aegean Region of Turkey. It is located on the southern coast of Bodrum Peninsula, at a point that checks the entry into the Gulf of Gökova. The city was called Halicarnassus of Caria in ancient times and was famous for housing the Mausoleum of Mausolus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Bodrum Castle, built by the Crusaders in the 15th century, overlooks the harbour and the marina. The castle grounds include a Museum of Underwater Archaeology and hosts several cultural festivals throughout the year.

If you’re looking for the perfect private Blue Voyage, look no further.

We offer the finest hand-picked High Deluxe Yacht Selection available for private charter in Turkey.

Our tailor-made cruising makes each itinerary flexible, crafted and designed exactly to your dream voyage. From start to finish, each new day brings unlimited possibilities, whether you head to off-radar island destinations or stargaze on the rooftop at midnight.

Our traditional High Deluxe Gulets are the ultimate in romance, luxury and pampering. We will take you on the best tailor-made cruise ever that are complemented by gourmet meals, picturesque views and professional dedicated crews.

Contact our Charter Specialist for more information on our tailor-made Luxury Gulet Yacht Charters.