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 Gocek, Aga Limani, Gokgemile Bay
With Dalaman International airport only 20- minutes away, Gocek is a jewel of a town nestled between Fethiye and Dalyan. What puts Gocek on the map is its 6 marinas and the bay area which is also a harbor for islands that provide ample anchorage for many yachts. This amazing harbor town is home to Super Yachts and is a great starting point for many a yacht charter in the Mediterranean.
The various coves and 12 Islands that surround Gocek provide a tantalizing look at an unspoiled Mediterranean with crystal clear water, beautiful beaches and pine forests.
Day 2 Ekincik (Dalyan)
Between Marmaris and Dalyan lies the wonderful bay of Ekincik. What is most beautiful in this bay is the small Iztuzu Beach. Iztuzu Beach is closed at night since it is a nesting ground for the loggerhead turtle. During the day it provides a carefree pebble and sand beach environment when only a few gulets are moored off its side. Just after the beach you will find the Dalyan Delta, and this is an explorer's dream, with its Lycian tombs and the ancient ruined city of Kaunos. If you prefer to be more active, then enjoy some of the water sports offered in the bay of Ekincik. Another option is a short brisk walk along the western banks of the Delta where you may spot a wild boar foraging for food.
Day 3 Kadirga Harbor, Arap Island, Serce Bay
One of the attractive spots of gulet holidays is Kadirga Harbor. Just west of Marmaris you come to the blue flag awarded and shelter Kadirga Harbour deservedly awarded since it has amazing clear waters and provides a good opportunity for a quick swim.
Right between the Aegean and Mediterranean sea sits the small inhabited islet of Arap. This spot of nature has a small village called Taşlıca, and when you anchor off the beach, you can just stretch your legs for a 3.5km walk to town on this quiet island and experience the awesome silence of nature.
Day 4 Bozburun
Bozburun is a lovely small town 45kms 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 manufactured. This is a quiet port town, and the way to reach it is as picturesque as the town itself. Boxburun is great for a relaxing evening, this means you will not find night life here. 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 5 Dirsekbuku, Aktur Bay, Datca
Nestled between the Gulf of Hisaronu and the Aegean Sea is Dirsekbuku. This area has a lot of sheltered bays and hidden coves and is a great spot for a stopover while gulet sailing from Bodrum to Marmaris. There are quite a number of small islands to sail by and anchor off for a swim, or just to laze away the time relaxing with a perfect view.
Day 6 Palamutbuku, Knidos
At the 6th day of your luxury gulet charter, you will visit Palamutbuku. At the tip of the southern coast of the Datca Peninsula of Turkey nestles the lovely town of Palamutbuku. 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 fairy tale 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.
Day 7 Poyraz Bay, Aquarium Bay (Adabogazi)
Divers and snorkelers seeking some variety will love the Poyraz Bay area, where a lot of different sea life coexist in a continuous struggle for survival. Here you will find octopus, moray eels, starfish and many different sizes and types of fish, as well as amazing rock formations and fragments of ancient times.
Akvaryum Bay is a pristine cove with long sandy beaches and aquamarine waters. This amazing bay located between Bitez and Gumbet provides an welcoming respite during your blue voyage. Relax while you swim and watch as ducks and geese join you in these amazing waters.
Day 8 Bodrum
After a wonderful gulet charter, you 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 by golden sunsets and azure waters. You really should enjoy all the 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.