AVAILABLE 23RD MAY TO OCTOBER FOR SATURDAY ARRIVALS ONLY (cruise departs on following day - this will allow for any late flight arrivals) - This 7 night cruise departs from Marmaris to the Greek Islands of Symi and Rhodes before heading back to Marmaris. The gulets (yachts) have between 6 and 9 cabins and are 19 to 26 metres long and 5 to 8 metres wide. There are 3 to 4 fully qualified and experienced crew members working on board dependant on the size of each yacht. Each yacht has the required safety equipment including life jackets, fire extinguishers, smoke alarms and an engine. Their decks are equipped with many comforts: several bedrooms with en-suite toilets and showers, a saloon with fine wines and branded drinks, a dining area at the rear deck, and sun tanning area on the front deck. The captain will ensure that your cruise moves along at a good pace. He decides on departure times and meal times according to the group, the day of the week and weather conditions. The captain is responsible for the safety of the vessel and its passengers and has the right to alter the itinerary when necessary. Since the skipper is responsible for everything during the sail, all requests should be directed to him. The skipper can accept your invitation for supper or for a cup of coffee or a glass of wine; and you, in your part, may ask him to tell you how to steer the yacht, and even help with some of the work on board.
Distance from Airport:
66 miles - Dalaman
All cabins have * shower * WC * small wardrobe * window * double bed * face towel * bath towel * (certain amenities may be payable locally)
Location and Resort:
7 night Turkey Cruise from Marmaris to the Greek Islands (Symi Island and Rhodes) and back. Please note: the captain may change the route at any time dependant on weather conditions.
Day 1 - Marmaris
When everyone has arrived, dinner will be served on board. The yacht will remain anchored in Marmaris harbour for the first night which gives you the chance to get acquainted at leisure with this seaside resort and its nightlife.
Day 2 - Arap Island / Bozukkale
Today the yacht will head for Arap Island, where you will have lunch. After a swimming break the boat will move on to Bozukkale, the ancient Loryma. Visiting the remains of the fortress, surfing, swimming and diving are all possible from Bozukkale.
Day 3 - Bozburun
After breakfast the yacht will set off for Bozburun. Bozburun is the village where the wooden gullets (yachts) are made. Overnight stop here.
Day 4 - Bencik / Datca
After breakfast the yacht makes a short stop at Bencik. After a short walk up a hill, you can see the fantastic views of Gokova and Hisaronu Bay at the same time. Then set sail again for Datca, which has developed into a lively holiday village.
Day 5 - Symi Island
After finishing the customs formalities we set sail for Symi, the first Greek island we meet on our cruise. Its charming traditional houses, most of them painted in warm pastel colours and built around the port, are the subject of numerous postcards and posters.
Day 6 - Symi Island / Rhodes Island
After a lazy breakfast in view of the idyllic fisherman harbour of Symi, the boat will set sail towards the famous island of Rhodes, where you should arrive in the early afternoon. During the visit you may enjoy major ancient findings, the old town centre, the castle and the windmills of Rhodes. At night there is the opportunity to enjoy the town's nightlife..
Day 7 - Rhodes Island / Marmaris
After finishing formalities at Rhodes the yacht will set off again for Marmaris with swimming breaks and lunch around Marmaris before heading into Marmaris Port for an overnight stay here.
Day 8 - Marmaris
After breakfast disembark off of the yacht.
Eating and Drinking:
Meals on board are especially good and freshly prepared, including a variety of fresh salads, fruits, grilled meats, seafood, local fish and Turkish specialties. Afternoon tea is served with biscuits or cakes. There is a bar on every yacht where soft and alcoholic drinks can be purchased. Passengers are not allowed to bring drinks from outside on to the gulet.
The yachts do not have pools but most carry masks, snorkels, flippers and fishing equipment, so you can explore the local waters.
This cruise will appeal to singles, couples, friends and families looking for a yachting holiday where they can sit back in comfort and relax.
Singles, Couples, Friends and Families