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Arrive and come aboard SY Aventura. Make yourself at home and visit Göcek’s quaint ambiance and later sample your first Turkish meal along the water front. Then later browse through some of the Turkish gift shops.
Set sail south towards Yassica Adaları (group of islands) and enjoy a lunch time stop anchored off and take your first swim in warm and crystal clear blue waters and snorkel or canoe the islands shorelines. Later after lunch and some sunbathing cruise to Kapi Creek to overnight. Here you can slip off the stern (back) of Aventura and swim in the Creek to snorkel over the ruins at the head of the bay. Later enjoy a fabulous Turkish meal with your table set overlooking the bay from the waters edge.
Wake up to a fabulously clear blue sky and sun rising. Enjoy an early morning walk over the saddle of the hill to feast your eyes on some stunning views across the gulf towards the mountains behind Fethiye. Return to visit the unusual ruins on the beach area then swim and canoe the creek. Later we cruise across the gulf to visit Gemiler Island and the abundance of ruins of a once large community set up a few thousand years ago. Finally we motor round to anchor in the beautiful setting of Cold Water Bay. Experience the cold water of the springs then later dinghy ashore to enjoy a succulent evening meal at Ali’s cliff top restaurant and witness some stunning views over the bay towards the Seven Capes.
Wake up early to take a refreshing walk over the hill from Cold Water to visit the incredible ruins of the ghost town of Kayakoy (ancient Levissi). You will witness some fabulous views over the bays, and into the valley with the morning sun beginning to rise with a mist lingering in the valley bottom. Later return to to Cold Water bay for a Turkish breakfast at Ali’s. Before leaving the bay why not enjoy some cliff jumping for those more energetic amongst you. Soon we hoist our anchor to visit Butterfly Bays seclusion and marvel at the beach area, butterflies and the extreme sheer cliffs closing off the bay. After lunch sail back across the gulf to overnight at Tomb Bays Nomad Restaurant set at the head of the bay where the trees carpet the hill side and grow down to the waters edge.
Wake up to a stunning sunrise before taking a short walk to visit the House and temple Tombs of ancient Crya set in the hill side over looking Skopea Limanı (sound) and witness some more fabulous views. After breakfast enjoy some fun with the younger element tree swinging in the bay or relax in the warm clear waters before sailing over the sound to enjoy a lunch time anchorage behind Kızıl Adası (island) then slip into Fethiye’s inner bay and moor up in one of the marinas to visit the hustle and bustle of Fethiye once known as ancient Telmessos. Also enjoy the unusual experience of a meal in the fish market amongst the real ambience of Turkish culture. Here you spend a day visiting the Lycian Federations ancient Tlos, Xanthos, Pinara and Patara or the cool of the Saklikent Gorge and there is the extreme fun of Paragliding from the mountain top of Baba Dağ down over Ölu Deniz’s lagoon and land on the beach.
Today we leave to re-cross the gulf to enjoy a lunch time anchorage in Tersane’s harbour bay amongst the immense ruins of an ancient shipyard where vessels of old were built and repaired. Later we sail westwards to Boynuz Bükü and enjoy some fun racing Aventura whilst she sails lightly across the bay. Tonight we overnight on Boynuz Bükü’s restaurant pontoon and suck in this peaceful location with a fabulous meal sat on the waters edge of the beach area.
Wake up again to a fabulous sunrise scene over the bay. Sit in and soak up the warmth as the sun rises before breakfast then sample a delicious Turkish breakfast either at the restaurant or on board. Walk around the restaurant area and enjoy the beauty of the reed beds swaying in the light breeze. We slip the mooring to sail down the bay to anchor with a line ashore in Wall Bay and swim in crystal clear azure seas. Snorkel the shore line before lunch. Then later dinghy or walk round to Ruin Bay’s Cleopatra’s baths. Ruins set in the water and snorkel inside the building. Again just lay back and soak up the sun in this beautiful setting before moving onto your last night at Sarsala Küçük’s Bay restaurant and sample a beautiful evening sun setting on the far distant mountains rambling away into the distance. Snorkel and canoe around the bay’s edge before sitting down to your last evening meal before flying back home.
Wake up to another stunning sunrise, rich and golden, to leave you totally satisfied with a wonderful holiday. Take a transfer from the restaurant by a small caique to the small quay side in Sarsala main bay to catch your transfer and wend your way up the mountain side to witness some beautiful views across the bays and over the other side drop down into Dalaman valley and witness some more fabulous views over the lakes of Dalaman.
Fethiye körfezi Lycian Cruise - 1 week
Overnight mooring with evening meals
Daytime anchorages for lunch
Ancient ruin locations
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See a typical itinerary of this holiday below. The cruise may take in any of the shown locations on the chart and in any order.
Standard Skipper Cruise for 1 week
Hostess ‘Gold’ cruise for 1 week
To the top
Cold Water Bay
Prices for 1 week cruise
As shown for up to 4 / 5 people in two cabins
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