Private charter: Particularly ideal for groups of friends or numerous families wishing to book the entire ship for an exclusive cruise
Cabin charter: Suggestions for singles, couples or small groups with the opportunity of meeting new friends and new adventure companions
The Original: Still the Best
We have chosen only the best gulets in Turkey for you. Smaller gullets with 4 cabins up to the bigger ones with maximum 8 cabins. All offering the highest standards of service on board yachts that are relatively new and in pristine condition. The base of our gullets is Bodrum and Marmaris offering the widest range of cruise itineraries.
The coasts of Turkey
Explore the coast of Turkey and relax and enjoy during a fantastic holiday. A nice way to do this is on board of a Turkish Gulet. Explore beautiful bays who offer a safe anchorage, enjoy the magnificent landscape by visiting the South-Western Coast of Turkey.
The quiet sea with turquoise crystal-clear water and off course many archaeological sites who have historical importance.
If you are interested in visiting archaeological sites, cities and villages we offer you the possibility to explore these on our customized cruises. Off course you can practice water sports such as swimming, diving and snorkelling.
On board our boats we try to let our guests choose which route they prefer, after listening of course to our Captain’s suggestions!
Our crew are always very hospitable and discreet, and will make you feel as you are on your own boat, respecting above all your privacy.
Routes in Turkey
There are several interesting cruise routes, most routes start in Bodrum and Marmaris and explore the south coast.
Sailing along this coast gives you the possibility to discover and visit beaches and small bays. These places would be otherwise inaccessible by land. Also you can visit many marvellous sites that remained hidden and unknown for centuries.
South-East from the lively city of Bodrum, you can find the Gulf of Gokova. The Gulf of Gokova offers numerous and spectacular bays, which are famous as a natural wonder. The ruins of the ancient and famous town of Knidos are located at the very end of the Datca peninsula.
When you sail around Knidos you can set sail to Hisaronu Bay. This part of the Datca peninsula is an enchanting place because of its many bays and islands to explore and admire.
When you continue beyond Hissaronu you can find the lively tourist resort of Marmaris, famous for its numerous shops, bars, restaurants, night clubs, and a modern navy. In the bay of Ekincik located in the East of Marmaris is the famous beach where tortoises yearly go and lay their eggs.
A very interesting thing to do is the excursion along the Dalyan river and reach to the small town of Dalyan. You can leave the Turkish Gulet, when it’s anchored in Ekincik, and move to another smaller boat which will bring you there.
Gocek Bay is a much protected navigation area surrounded by small bays and islands.
Fethiye Bay offers a lively and characteristic port in the small city of Fethiye. More to the east you can find the famous lagoon Olu Deinz with its beach of white sand.
Going ahead towards East you meet the bewitching village of Kalkan, with its Greek houses along the ancient paths and the beautiful town of Kas with its Lycia tombs and the amphitheatre. For cultural lovers there is a lot to explore.
The Lycia civilization, Kekova and its famous submerged city the fishing village of Kalekoy with its marvellous ancient fortress.
The small village of Ucagiz, the ancient Myra and San Nicola Church are only a few of the many noteworthy attractions of this area. Adrasan Bay, the “Porto Genovese”, Olympus and Phaselis are ancient and spectacular places situated between Kekova and Antalya. Antalya is one of the main tourist places and has got many hotels, restaurants and an ancient, but well-preserved port.
Information and tips about the cruise
The passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months after entering the country. You need a visa which you can buy at the airport, this will cost around 10 euro.
The captain will explain to you on embarking the cruise program.
It’s important to know that:
- Because of meteorological conditions, safety and logistic reasons, it is possible that the Captain can change the cruise program.
- For your own safety it is important to respect the security norms on board and the indications of the crew during navigation and mooring.
- For hygienic reasons you have to take of shoes before boarding and these can be kept in containers or kept in your own cabin. On board you can use slippers of rubber shoes with a clean sole. The use of sun towels is recommended when you lie down on the sundeck, especially when you use sun protection lotion.
- It is normal to limit the power consumption and turn off the lights of your cabin when nobody is inside. Also be careful with the use of water because the amount is limited.
- Do not throw anything to the sea and paper or other things in the toilet. The pumps can block and then it is impossible to use the toilet.
- Like in a hotel you can buy drinks at the bar on board and these have to be paid before disembarking by cash.
- Is strictly prohibited to smoke inside the cabins and in the common areas.
On board you can use 220 Volt electric current to recharge your mobile phones, etc…, and you will find bath towels (there are no sun towels, shampoo and bath foam).
We suggest to bring some useful items with you like: a sweatshirt, sunglasses, plastic shoes for swimming, a cap, sun creams, mask and flippers.
Soft suitcases are easier because they can be folded inside your cabin.
For travelling to Turkey it is not necessary to do any vaccination. But because of the different climatic conditions and the change of food, we suggest you to bring with you some proper medicines to use for possible disorders.
Time difference: + 2 hour respect the London time.
If you are satisfied with the service, it is a polite custom to leave the crew a tip at the end of the cruise.