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If you want to join in one of the most popular things to do along the Mediterranean Coastline then jump on board a week long Turkish Gulet Cruise departing Fethiye. You spend 7 days and 6 nights taking in some amazing sights whilst getting to visit pristine bays for swimming and snorkelling. You depart Fethiye bound for Butterfly Valley, here its time for your first swim in the Med or you can hike into the valley. Afterwards you cruise past Europe’s most photographed beach, Oludeniz then anchor behind the Blue Lagoon. First night on board is at St Nicholas Island, where you can enjoy the sunset through the ruins. Day 2 you cruise to Kas, it’s the best spot for shopping or stocking up on snacks. Your next few days are spent in Kekova. There is plenty to see with the famous Sunken City of Kekova and Simena Castle. Day 4, in Demre Harbour you farewell some passengers that are on the shorter cruise and can go into Demre to visit the ruins of Myra. You then jump back on board and welcome new passengers to start the cruise back to Fethiye. This cruise, you see the same major attractions twice, which are always worth it, but get to see new things with different bays for swimming and sleeping in, on the way there and back. You can also undertake the optional activities of paragliding or diving. You’re on board a Turkish standard yacht. These gulets offer your own cabin (twin or double share) and solo travellers share with other solo travellers. All cabins have a private bathroom, so no need to worry about having to share. On board you will enjoy an array of yummy Turkish dishes. Your Blue Cruise onto Kekova is bound to be a holiday highlight

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Itinerary

  • Duration: 7 days & 6 nights
  • Country: (1) Turkey
  • Experiences: 5
  • Ages: 10 - 65+
  • Starting Point:Fethiye
  • Ending Point: Fethiye
Cabin Cruise from Fethiye - Kekova - Fethiye
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Boarding starts at 3.30 pm at Fethiye Marina. While you settle in, dinner will be served on the yacht, and we will stay overnight on board in Fethiye Marina. Fethiye, which known as Telmessos in the ancient times, was the most important city situated on Lycia’s western border with Karia. It believed that the city’s name came from Apollon’s son Telmessos. The city joined the Ottoman in 1924. The name changed many times over the years and was eventually named Fethiye in 1914 after the first Turkish AirForce Officer who was called Fethi Bey, crashed his plane and died here while on duty. In the south of the town, you will see many famous tombs and graves survived from the Antique Era and one of the most famous and most beautiful stone tombs is the tomb of King Amyntas. The ruins of a theatre recovered during the excavation carried out by the museum recently is in the city centre.

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  • Cruise starts: 15:00

While you are enjoying the breakfast, we will inform you about the cruise programme and safety procedures of the yacht. We will set sail for Ölüdeniz. Our yacht will be anchored at Soğuksu Bay for lunch and swim. 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. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Gemiler Strait.

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In the morning, we will set sail early to cross Yedi Burunlar (Seven Capes) smoothly. We will anchor at Yeşilkoy Bay, which is close to Kalkan, for breakfast and to enjoy the sea. Then on the way to Kaş, we will have another break for a swim and anchor at Kaş Harbour. Here you will have the chance to walk around Kaş, which was an old Greek Town, and to experience nightlife in Kaş. 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. Kas is a rich land with the surrounding cities that belong to the Antique period and with other historical values.

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After breakfast, we will cruise for the Sunken city of Kekova. Here we will stop for a swimming break and lunch at Tersane Bay where you will see an old shipyard and from the Roman Period and a church from the Byzantine times. For the night, we will anchor at Üçağız Bay.

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After breakfast, it is possible to have a short trip to the land to Kaleköy (Simena) during which you will have the chance to take some of the most beautiful photographs of Antique Lycia. Lunch will served at Gökkaya marina where we will anchor for a swim. For dinner and overnight stay, we will anchor at another natural beauty spot at Üçağız Bay.

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After breakfast, we will cruise to Bayındır Bay and also enjoy the sea. After lunch, we will anchor at Kalkan Marina. Here an optional Lykian Cities tour can be organised. Santos, the capital of Likya, Patara the city of trade and harbour, Tilos the city of sports, Letoon that is the most important religion centre of Lycia region and the famous Saklıkent Canyon can be included in our route for this optional tour. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Kalkan harbour.

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Your last day on the boat will be a nice and lazy start. You will wake up at St Nicholas Island where you can enjoy a morning swim and breakfast before cruising around to one of the bays near Fethiye for lunch and a final swim. You will then cruise into Fethiye Harbour anytime between 12:30 - 1:30pm after lunch for disembarking the boat. It is time to farewell new found friends and your friendly crew. Please note: transfer services onto Fethiye Hotels is not included. (B, L)

  • 13:00 End of the Tour

Important Information

  • Yacht Information

    A standard gulet is provided for this cabin charter. Some may be equipped with air conditioning and will only be used if specified on your cabin charter information and itinerary.Yachts are determined on your arrival. Gulet cannot be predetermined or guaranteed at time of booking. All our yachts have yacht insurance. We advise all travellers to take out their own individual travel insurance.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Free pickups are provided for the Fethiye to Olympos and Olympos to Fethiye cruise. Pickup is provided from central Fethiye and central Demre and Olympos. No pickups from surrounding areas including Calis, Oludeniz, Cirali Beach, Antalya and Hisaronu. No pickup is provided for Kas cruises. - Port and marina fees, taxes and fuel are all included in your cabin charter package price. - Passengers have the use of all standard yachting equipment on board. This includes snorkels and masks and board games. - Linen is provided on this cabin charter. Please note that you must bring along your own bath/beach towel. No towels are provided - Entrance fees and optional activities are not included in the cabin charter package price.

  • Accommodation

    Allocation of cabins is done on site. All gulets and cabin layouts are different, cabins are not predetermined. On these cruises you may be roomed in a twin, double, triple or quad cabin depending on your group breakdown. Where possible, Fethiye Boat Cruises will do their best to room couples in a double cabin, and individuals in a twin room of a person of the same sex.For individual travellers who do not want to be assigned with another passenger, single supplement cabins are available.All cabins have private bathrooms with toilet and shower

  • Meals & Drinks

    All meals are included for the duration of your cruise. This includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and snacks.Drinks are not provided in your cabin charter package. On this cabin charter you may not bring along your own drinks. All drinks including water are sold on board at reasonable prices. A bar tab is setup for the duration of the week. All bar tabs are paid on the conclusion of your cruise.

  • Restrictions

    -Your cabin charter is a non-guided tour. There is no local guide on board providing information on the sites and locations. -Children of all ages are allowed on this cabin cruise. However it is not recommended for 1-3 year olds. Ages 4 to 10 years old are charged at 50% of the full cruise rate if staying in their parent/guardian’s cabin. If there are more than one child, the first child is charged 50% and every child after at full price. Ages 11+ charged at full cruise price. -All efforts will be made to follow this itinerary, however in cases of poor weather and/or sea conditions, this schedule may change. This could include altered daily plans and overnight stops. In these situations all efforts will be made to consult customers on alternative options, no money will be refunded.

Optional Excursions
  • Paragliding in Fethiye

  • Paragliding in Kas

  • Scuba Diving in Kas

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