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 Marmaris, Aquarium Bay
Welcome to gulet charter Marmaris. Marmaris is a world renowned Turkish holiday resort and coastal town. Marmaris means “Turquoise Coast” and its aptly named. Maramaris is a natural harbor and contains a major port, it can hold up to 800 boats and is considered to be one of the main starting points for yacht charters.
The city of Marmaris is rich in history and steeped in ancient culture. This is a wonderful and exciting starting point for all tourists that want to sail the Mediterranean, Aegean and Adriatic seas. Apart from the inviting waters, you get to enjoy all the modern amenities of a major tourist town with local cuisine, day and night attractions as well as access to the amenities of the harbor and port. This is a perfect time to stock up and add any extra items that you might want before you set sail. You will have time to stroll around the vibrant center of Maramis and enjoy its shops, market, bars, live performances and more. That busy tempo will be a contrast to the coming days of quiet and relaxation sailing into bays and secluded beaches.
Day 2 Kumlubuku, Kadirga Harbor
Kumlubuku is one of those lovely places along the Turkish coast that you can just lie back and relax. With sandy beaches and cool clear water. You can either enjoy the sea, the sand, or sit under the shade in one the many local tavernas and enjoy tasty local food together with local wine.
Just west of Marmaris you come to the Blue Flag awarded and sheltered Kadirga Harbour with its amazing clear waters and the chance for a quick dip.
Day 3 Serce Bay, Bozukkale (Loryma)
One of the popular and frequently used sites for Blue voyage is Serce. This lovely town has an amazing sheltered harbor, and this is the reason for the pristine clear waters. The area is steeped in ancient history and many of the local finds are now housed in Bodrum’s underwater archeology museum. Just sailing into Serce is an experience worth waiting for, and along the way, there are many amazing and memorable views. Nearby Serce are the ancient towns of Kirkkuylar and Sidilli, in which you will find over 40 cisterns that provided fresh water to the inhabitants of this area.
Day 4 Bozburun, Dirsekbuku
Luxury gulet cruises Turkey continues with 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 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, this means you will not find night life here. What you will find are amazing hotels, cafes, bars and restaurants all serving local cuisine of the freshest sea food and locally farmed produce.
Day 5 Selimiye Bay, Orhaniye Bay, Emel Sayin Bay
In the Gulf of Hisaronu lies the village of Selimiye. What can be added to the already pantheon of words praising this amazing gulet trip Turkey. One of the most prominent and distinctive natural phenomena occurs during sunset, when the village's color changes into a deep red. There is an ancient Hellenistic castle south of the village and there is a tomb situated around 100 meters off shore. The tomb has been a guide for shipping for centuries. Selimiye offers a lighthouse, theater and monastery as well as its ultra clear waters and delicious local cuisine. The village is a farming town as well, and the local produce is collected and served alongside the freshly caught seafood. All prepared and served together with a great local wine.
Day 6 Datca, Palamutbuku
During your private gulet charter Turkey, one of the popular coastal stops is Datca, a small southern shore yachting stop over 75kms 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 use some for your next meal.
Day 7 Knidos (Cnidus), Aquarium Bay (Adabogazi)
At the extreme southwest of Turkey, along the Datca peninsula, sits the small archeological town of Knidos preserved in amazing condition. You find the Statue of Demeter in one location, and in the ancient harbor there were two Lions that stood guard but are now in the British Museum in London. The main attractions are the Temple of Aphrodite and the Necropolis. Excavations are ongoing, and have been unearthing more and more amazing finds for over half a century. Since Knidos is considered to be remote, the best way to reach it is by gulet boat. This is a must stop for all yacht charters, and one site that will leave you with a lot of memories as well as great photos.
Day 8 Bodrum
After a wonderful yacht charter voyage 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 (but not final) taste of Turkey. Bodrum is a jewel surrounded golden sunsets and azure waters. Enjoy 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.