Explore Antalya and Kekova
Boarding will start at 15:30p.m from Antalya Celebi Marina or Kemer Marina. Boarding the gulet in Antalya Celebi Marina or Kemer Marina, we enjoy a ‘welcome aboard’ drink with our captain and crew. A short briefing from the captain ensures everyone is familiar with the yacht and what we will do during the week to come. On the first day, our boat will be anchored at Antalya or Kemer Marina for dinner and overnight stay.Antalya has been a residential area since the Palaeolithic times. The city was under the reign of Lidia in the 7th century B.C., of Persians in 456 B.C., and of Alexander the Great in 333 B.C. After the death of Alexander, during the reign of Bergama king Attalos, a new city called Attaleia was founded and was conquered by the Selcuks in 1207. The most important historical buildings to see in the city are; ‘Hadrian’s Gate’, ‘Castle Gate’, ‘Clock Tower’, ‘City-walls’, ‘Inner Castle’, ‘Broken Minaret’, Antalya Archaeology Museum and ‘Yivli Minare Mosque’ which is the landmark of the city.
Olympos, Adrasan Bay
We will set sail to the ancient city of Olympus. Olympus, one of the most important port cities of Lycia, has been an element of mythological stories all throughout history. Olympus was a home for pirates because of its location in the past and today it is now known all over the world becaof its historical values, 3.200 meter long beautiful coast, endemic plantation, and its wooden houses used as pensions today. After lunch and a swimming break we will be heading to Adrasan Cavus Bay for dinner and overnight stay.
Demre, Cayagzi Bay, Gokkaya (Myra) Bay
Early in the morning we will set sail to Demre. After a nice breakfast in Demre you can join the tour to the ruins of Myra, a Lycia city which was also the city of the bishop St. Nicholas who was known as ‘the protector’ of the children, the poor, and the sailors in Byzantines’ time. Following this optional land tour, our yacht sails to Gokkaya Bay where we will anchor for dinner and overnight stay.
Tersane Island, Ucagiz Bay
After breakfast we will cruise over the sunken city. We will be docking at Tersane Bay for lunch and swimming break. For diner and overnight stay we will anchor at Ucagiz Bay . If you wish, you can join the optional Kas – Saklikent excursion.
After having breakfast in Ucagiz, you can take the chance to visit Simena which is located on the mountain edge right behind Kalekoy and opposite Kekova Island. There you can find the Genoese Castle and the ruins of a theatre with a 300 capacity. Dinner and overnight stay will be in Kekova.
Porto Ceneviz, Phaselis
We will start early in the morning and arrive at Ceneviz (Genoese) Harbour or Sazak Bay. After lunch we will anchor at PhaseBay. Phaselis was founded as a colony of the Rhodesians in 7th century B.C. Phaselis has three different bays and its people used to earn their living from the sea. The city was also famous for perfume trade in ancient times. If you wish, you can walk around the antique town full of antique ruins which are located on the seashore. Dinner and overnight stay will be in this beautiful bay.