The world is really your oyster! Wherever your budgets allows. Gulet charter Bodrum is renown both for weather, fishing and magnificence. Active or leisurely days. You can choose among deep sea fishing, water skiing, scuba diving, swimming or lazing on the beaches.
In the crystal blue waters you can explore the reefs, ruins, dolphins and turtles. If bargains are what you enjoy, then it can be a shopper’s paradise for you in some of the small villages and towns.
Now that Covid-19 is behind us, now is the time to realize your dream of a fabulous vacation on your private floating hotel.
Day 1 Bodrum
Sailing along the Gulf of Hisaronu from Bodrum to Kos is a stunning way to begin your vacation. As you sail over the clear turquoise blue sea, you are following in the footsteps of the ancient world, the world of Greek gods. Hisarönü Bay is one of the most attractive bays in the Aegean Sea with its many interlaced coves. Pine trees come right down to the shores on north and the shoreline is embellished by date palms. Nature has been generous here-blue and green mingle as two gorgeous birds in one nest.
Imagine the Odysseus and look down into the clear blue sea as your yacht sails over horizons that have served mankind for millennia.
Day 2 Palamutbuku
Next destination of boat charter Turkey is Palamutbuku. At the tip of the southern coast of the Datca Peninsula of Turkey nestles the lovely town of Palamutbuku. Palamutbuku is regarded as having the best beaches in the whole of Datca Peninsula in South West Turkey.This amazing quiet town, close to the historic ruins of Knidos, is home to some of the most desired long and quiet beaches, green streets, and walled gardens. Like a fairytale town come to life, as you walk along the seaside and look down into some of the clearest waters in the Aegean. In fact, you can walk well into the sea, and be able to see every stone and fish around your feet even when the waters reach head high. It is said that you can see a shiny object on the sea bed it is so clear.
The sea is full of fish, and dinner can be caught just moments before it is on your plate, served alongside exceptionally tasty local produce. What is still wonderful is that this coast is still virgin from all the expected tourism, and the town hosts many wonderful taverns and restaurants, as well as the amazing residents that make your stay even more memorable.
Day 3 Aktur Bay, Bencik Bay
Aktur bay in the Datca peninsula has received an accolade as the best bay for Turkey gulet cruise holidays, indeed an achievement. Aktur is located between Datca and Kurucabuk and is the narrowest part of the peninsula. Two spheres of water held at bay by a slim slice of land. The Persian army back in 550BC (Xerxes and the 300) built a tunnel so Xerxes could connect directly to the Gulf of Gokova to speed up his fleet's attacking capabilities. Today Aktur bay is a vision of beauty that many try to copy.
Day 4 Emel Sayin Bay, Orhaniye Bay, Selimiye Bay
Next destination of boat charter Turkey is Emel Sayin Bay. Named after the famous Turkish singer, Emel Sayin bay is an amazing crystal clear aquamarine bay that is contrasted against thick pine trees covering the land around it. The bay was named after her beautiful blue eyes, and is a memorable place for a lovely cool swim and brunch.
Day 5 Bozburun, Dirsekbuku
Gulet rental Turkey continues...Bozburun is a lovely small town 45 kms west of Marmaris. It is home to a small but modern marina and the town is famous for its shipbuilding industry. This is where some of the world's finest wooden boats and Gulets are built. This is a quiet port town, and the way to reach it is as picturesque as the town itself. Bozburun is great for a relaxing evening so don't expect night life. What you will find are amazing hotels, cafes, bars and restaurants all serving local cuisine using the freshest sea food and locally farmed produce.
Day 6 Datca, Knidos
One of the popular gulet family holidays stop is Datca, a small southern shore yachting stop over 75 kms west of Marmaris. Datca is located in an area that provides you with many small coves along the peninsula, so you can anchor along the coastline and enjoy a swim in the privacy of your own cove. The coast is dotted with small fishing villages and farming towns, and the local tomatoes and olives are famous for their depth of taste. While visiting Datca, enjoy some local produce and maybe even ask your chef to add some to his menu.
Day 7 Kara Ada, Orak Island
Black Island (Kara Ada) 5 kms from Bodrum is known for the healing powers of its sulphur waters and mud baths. The hot water and mud that come from the cave are believed to help with both your skin and your overall health. The hot water is between 29 C and 32 C.
Day 8 Bodrum
So now is the time to sail back to Bodrum and prepare for your flight home. This is a perfect time to visit this wonderful city and enjoy your last taste of Turkey. Bodrum is a jewel surrounded golden sunsets and azure waters. Enjoy the delicious local cuisine, cultural attractions and visit the waterfront outside the famous Bodrum Castle, built from the stones of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. It houses an amazing underwater archeology museum and is a must see when in Bodrum.