GREEK ISLANDS, GOCEK, TERSANE ISLAND
DAY – 1
AGA LIMANI, GOCEK, TERSANE ISLAND
Near the edge of the Ness of Kurtoglu in the Cove of Fethiye, you would be attracted to pier at what consists of the twin coves of Aga Limani.
As a Network Port, it gives you the chance of relaxing, swimming, fishing, or taking a long and peaceful walk on the sandy beach.
The sea is so crystal clean it here and water is a little bit cool becasue of a underwater source nearby the beach.
Follow the path to the cove for about an hour to arrive at the old Lycian city of Lyda.
Gocek is a natural harbor locating at the head of the Cove of Fethiye on the beautiful seashore of Turkey. Sheltered by the woody foothills of the great Taurus Mountains, it looks over the many islands and sheltered gulfs of this pretty gulf.
When you get to the center, you will see a large street called Turgut Ozal Street that provides many outlet stores for antique and modern rugs and textiles, gifts shops, restaurants etc. It is possible to find all your needs in this street.
Famous supermarkets Tansas, Migros and Bim - have branche offices in Gocek village, additively to many smaller family-run stores that a everything that you will need for either gulet provisioning or self-catering.
While you are walking along calmly the main street to the seaside, you will see elegant, modest, calm, restaurants, fish restaurants, cafes and bars, all playing good global and folk music. However, you should also walk inland a little to see the restaurants and pubs hiding in perfect green gardens, enclosed by colourful flowers. You will find the ambiance stunning with the flower scents, your drink and the untypical high oxygen levels, which you’ll notice you don’t breathe well in general.
Tersane Island is also known as Shipyard Island, these are the biggest in the Cove of Fethiye. A deep, 100ms long canal provides entrance into these islands. There are guarded and sheltered bays on the eastern side, which is also known as summer harbour. The western part is closed due to furious winds, it is best to berth here.
According to historical sources Tersane Islands were known as Telandria. There are about a hundred remains of ancient houses that can e seen from the land and the sea. These islands are proved to be most safe for sailors in the entire Cove of Fethiye during the Byzantine ages.
Dalyan is one of the most attractive places of great natural asset. Located on the southern west part of Turkey's Mediterranean seashore, Dalyan is an uncorrupted town confined with hills covered with pine trees, cotton fields and kms of unaffected shoreline. There are astounding rock graves shaped out of the village cliffs 2,500 years before. There are thermal springs and mud-bath close to Dalyan. The relaxing warm water softens your skin and removes wrinkles because it involves sulphur in the high ratio. Dalyan is one of the few surviving places of heaven, a place of natural beauty and historical culture. The ancient city of Caunos located here with its historical and magical ruins dating back to 3000 years. This is also the beach where the endangered Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta Caretta) and the green turtle (Chelonia Mydas) returns to lay their eggs since the beginning of time. The nesting time lasts from May to October.
Ekincik is an uncorrupted natural beauty, blest with breathtaking beauty. It is not crowded, pretty and peaceful with a nice tiny beach close by.
The coastal road there is marvellous too and is a good ground for Gulet trips and walking trips. The 2 kms long stretch of the uncorrupted gravelled beach meets a teeny tiny harbour from which the Gulets departs to Dalyan, settles almost 45 minutes away. The landscape is charming and there are many chances to observe the native wild-life.
On the beach there is a small range of water sports facilities available including banana-boating and water-ski. You may attend optional Dalyan Tour from here. You will be leaving from your Turkyacht Gulet by a little boat named “piyade”. Firstly, you ad your beloved ones will arrive at Caretta-Caretta (turtle) beach and take a swim stop here.
You will delight in the natural beauty of the delta as you sail away in the river boat. You will see the ancient Rock Graves and finally arrive at mud-baths to relax and be renewed…
Bozburun is famuous for the deriving sponge profession and Gullet Yacht building industry. Some of the best woods and artisans for building solid and pretty Gullet Boats are staysin this region, which is why the most successful names in the business employ Bozburun’s Gulet builders. Owing to its Gulet and Yacht producing industries, Bozburun has become a main magnet, visited by tourists from all around the world.
Bozukkale (Loryma) is an old town that dates back from 10 BC. There are nine towers of the castle walls lenghtening in a opposingly orthogonal pattern. The castle and towers are very well guarded and appear in a durable state.
“Bozuk” means 'corrupted'. Therefore, the name of the place may be ascribed to the fact that one side of the castle is missing. Bozukale used to serve as a cove cruise stretch for British naval ships and is now considered as a shipyard on the shore.
It was used as a area to watch all the yachts and gulets in the Aegean Sea. Its crucial geographic locating and narrow harbour was also used by the ships sailing from the port of Athens. In 395 BC, the Athenian commandant, Karori, is known to have visit here. Before the Cnidus War of 305 BC.
DAY – 4
Symi has the most charming harbor in Greece. On either side of a sharp-sided fiord rise level upon level of houses, some white, some straw yellow, but visually all with Neo-Classical pediments - a reminder that 100 years ago this was one of Greece's most wealthy islands.
There has been visuallay no modern actual construction here and now these lovely old houses are being restored for tourists. The spirit of the island remains untouched. …and it’s a wonderful place to stop by while you’re enjoying the Turkyacht’s High Deluxe Gulet Charter tour.
Rhodes (Rhodos or Rodos in Greek), located between Crete and the near east in the stunning Aegean sea. Rhodes is the largest one of the all Dodecanese islands. Known as the Sun Island or Island of Light. There are hardly any days that you can’t see the bright sun. With its subtropical climate and over 3.000 hours of sun per year you can be guaranteed a good tan on your holiday. Rhodes is one of the most popular holiday islands in Greece - even Greeks themselves come to Rhodes for a holiday from the mainland. Come see this beautiful island with the great Turkyacht Luxury Gulet Yachts and you won’t regret it.
NISYROS ISLAND, TILOS ISLAND
Nisyros, a small island in the center of the Dodecanese amenity, has lots of natural wonders and a rich ethnic inheritance whose dwellers keep being alive up to day. The structura feature, the most specific thing of the island is its volcano. It is stated that Nisyros was born later a series of sequent outbursts of the volcano, which is unequaled of its kind in Greece.
The volcano of Nisyros Island is thought to be still active and because of the efortless access to its craters, thousands of visitors and scientists from all over the world visit it every year.
The volcano and the tranquility that one experiences in the delightful villages of Nissiros island are two of its main attractions that will truly enthral you.
Lastly, the island has a very rich animal population and flora that specialists have pronounced to be unique.
Sincere, kind people welcome you as soon as you set foot on the island of Tilos. Tilos island has only 300 dwellers and a little bit tourism. Here you will enjoy a calm and peaceful life, nature and you swim in glassy crystal clear waters while you’re sailing away to new routes with your Turkyacht Gulets. The lack of tourism industry gives you the chance to get to know the local people for real and become part of their routine life.
Don't forget to stop by Megalo Chorio where enclosing the central plaza you will see the ruins of ancient walls, a necropolis (graveyard), a museum, abbeys and the ruins of a castle.
GYALI ISLAND, KOS ISLAND
Gyali, also known as Yiali is a little volcanic island settled halfway among the southern coast of Kos and 2 nm NW from Nisyros island. Its SW part comprise of wide layers of pumice, while its NE part comprise of obsidian currents and perlites. These two parts are connected by a narrow band and beach made of modern reef leeses. In the island there is a pumice excavating plant. Aghios Antonios isle is in a very close distance and has a stunning beach.
Kos Island is a really worth-going place. The father of medicine, Hippocrates’ being from this area is one of the reason the Kos Island became a learning center. The third largest island of the Dodecanese, it’s a very green island with an superb substructure and large roads lined up with tall palm trees.
While you’re visiting the Kos Island, you must absolutely visit the ancient ruins of the city that are numerous and extraordinary. The ruins of 'Asklipios", the 'Castle of the Knights'and the big tree of Hippocrates (trunk diameter is 11,5 meters!). On Kos Island you will find some of the most beautiful beaches in the Dodecanese islands of Greece.
With many archaeological places in and around the village, Kos is the ideal place for walking or cycling. The mainstay of the Kos is tourism. First thing people notice in Kos is generally its stunning and calm beaches. It has a lot of whitewashed buildings, numerous hotels, restaurants, cafes and many nightclubs forming the “barstreet”.
And also, in classic mythology, it was known as the island which visited by Heracles.
Bodrum is one of the best starts for sailing around the Aegean sea-coast of Turkey. The Gökova Cove is accepted by almost everyone to be one of the best cruising zones in Europe. With supperabundant sunshine, crystal clear glassy waters, endless blue skies which make your day better, good harbors and friendly, debonair people, This coast provides you many choices.
There are many uncorrupted areas rich in natural beauty and in costal settlements and villages.
Bodrum is a port town in Muğla city, in the southwest of Aegean Region of Turkey. It is placed on the southern coast of Bodrum Peninsula, at a point that controls the entrance into the Gulf of Gökova.
The city was known as Halicarnassus of Caria in ancient times and was known for housing the Mausoleum of Mausolus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Bodrum Castle, built by the Crusaders in the 15th century, it had the view of harbor and the marina. The castle grounds include a Museum of Underwater Archeology and entertains many cultural festivals year long.