ANTALYA, FETHIYE, BUTTERFLY VALLEY

DAY 1

 

MARMARIS

 

Marmaris is a seaport village and a tourist spot on the Mediterranean seashore, positioned in Muğla Province, southwestern Turkey, along the shoreline of the Turkish Riviera.

Marmaris' mainstay of income is tourism. It has an special locating between two intersectant sets of mountains by the sea, though following a building boom in the 1980s, little is left of the inactive fishing village that Marmaris was until the late 20th century. In 2010 the town's population was 30,957, and peaks at around 300,000 to 400,000 people during the tourist season.

It is also a centre for sailing and diving, possessing two major and several smaller marinas. It is a popular wintering place for hundreds of cruising Gulet yachters, being also served by the closeby Dalaman Airport.

Marmaris has a really hot summer climate that you can enjoy your cold drinks while having fun with your friends in its restless nihtlife.

Summers are hot and dry, and temperatures are especially high in July and August. October is still warm and bright, so you can go for a walk with your family or pet, though with spells of rain, and many tourists prefer to visit in the early autumn, specially in September, because the temperatures are not that hot in that month.

Winters are mild and wet. Winter is the rainy season that means it gives you the chance of having a romantic journey with your significant other.

Today, Marmaris is one of the most significant Gulet and Yacht centers of Turkey. It is one of the most desired routes with marine which has hundreds of yachts. Thus, it is a well protected harbour. It is able to see luxury sailing yachts in marine. Maybe, you have chance to go on a blue cruise with one of these Gulets one day.

Marmaris is one of the most popular routes in blue cruise. It is preffered by those people who would like to embrace petite nature and glassy sea. Moreover, these tours provides you natural beauties which only can be seen by sea way. You can also see the historical buildings.

 

Gulets are most preffered ones in blue cruise tours. Gulets are wooden yachts. They are modernized for blue cruise tours to have unforgettable moments. It is a good option for those who would not like to limit their holiday in only one route. Marmaris also gives you to chance of daily tours for those who could not join in a blue cruise tour.

Turkyacht arranges blue cruise tours especially for Marmaris. It is able to attend blue cruise for which route you want with private yacht charter. We are trying to serve you blue cruise tours by expert staff and renewed yachts.

 

 

DAY 2

Modern Fethiye is located on the site of the ancient city of Telmessos, the ruins are stunning which can be seen in the city, e.g. the Hellenistic theatre by the main quay. Fethiye hosts many local and foreign tourists with its verdant and green forests, deep blue glassy sea and unique nature. Blue cruise delight is very different and peaceful in Fethiye with Fethiye Gulet Charter.

Fethiye is one of the most preferred holiday resort with its marvellous beaches you can relax in, historical places that you can discover each day and magnificent coves by sea addicts especially for blue cruise.

And there is The Fethiye Museum… The Fethiye Museum, which is very rich in ancient and more recent artifacts, displays and testifies to the successive chain of civilizations that existed in the area, starting with the ancient Lycians. Fethiye is also home to the Tomb of Amyntas, a large tomb built in 350 BC by the Lycians.

Towards evening, around sunset, you can witness such a perfect turquoise you can never see on any other seas. If you call it blue you are wrong, if you think it is green it is not that either but both together. It is hard to put it into words. It is best if you go and see it for yourself and be hit by a lightening bolt!

 

 

DAY 3

 

BUTTERFLY VALLEY, OLUDENIZ

One of the most attractive places in the Fethiye area is the Butterfly Valley. The hard rock climb is worth the thrilling landscape of thousands of tiny butterflies coating the rocks and the trees like a blanket - something you must try and never have seen or experienced before! Make the slightest sound you can ever make and you can see the butterflies flit around, covering the whole blue sky and casting a shadow on the valley! There are two different ways to reach to the Butterfly Valley. First way is through the waterfall and the other one is through the town of Faralya. Whether you are a sports addict or a nature lover, the beautiful views will not pall on you.

Blue Lagoon is described as Eden bestowed by God on Earth. No wonder then that it has earned a perfect reputation for tourism! Walk on the beach in the dark and behold the unique view that Blue Lagoon offers.

Blue Lagoon is simply like magic! Even the invisible ground of the lagoon covered with white sand sparkling with the lights from the harbour is a scene to behold!

Blue Lagoon gives a wonderful experience adrenaline lovers for paragliding. Blue Lagoon is a small town and beach resort in the Fethiye district of Muğla Province, on the Turquoise Coast of southwestern Turkey, at the conjunction spot of the Aegean and Mediterranean seas. It is settled 14 km to the south of Fethiye, near Mount Babadagi. From Babadagi located at an altitude of 1975 meters, you can behold the world's most breathtaking view. 

Blue Lagoon is one of the most loved holiday resort by vacationers with its turquoise clear sea, fresh air that can freshen you up and quiteness. You have an opportunity to see unique beauty of Fethiye by chartering a gulet which is suitable for your budget and pleasure.

 Fethiye has a pretty hot climate. Summers are really hot and will make you wanna never leave the seas!

 

DAY 4

SEVEN CAPES

Mountains fall steep-to into the sea, and it is best to sail at some distance from the coast to avoid gusty winds. Seven Capes is a coastal line starting with K?t? Burnu 9 nautical miles South of Blue Lagoon, stretching in a South-Southeast direction and ending with Zeytin Burnu.

The effect of the wind, turning back from these high and steep capes, can even be felt off the sea. Therefore, it is better to go to Kalkan and just watch these capes and famous Patara Beach in its South from 2-3 miles off.

 

DAY 5

KEKOVA, UCAGIZ BAY

With beautiful coves and crystal clear turquoise sea, nature and history dating back to thousands of years, Kekova is a natural heaven. After leaving Kas, you need to sail and past Uluburun to arrive to Kekova with your Turkyacht Gulet. During the cruise, you will also encounter the ancient city of Aperlai in the Sicak peninsula and two islets of Kara Ada and Toprak Ada before ultimately reaching Kekova, which is a spot of paradise on earth. The bays of Kekova are a natural favorite harbor for yachts across all. Along the northern coast of Kekova lies the ancient city of Apolloniadating back to BC 4. Here you can see old summer houses and seaside homes. The towering Simena (Kalekoy) Castle is a great tourist attraction too.

Theimussa is located around 36 kilometers from Kas, (Ucagiz) cove and is enveloped on three sides by a natural shelter. Theimussa is of critical importance to the Gulet tourism industry, since it offers access to the island of Kekova. Remains of castle walls on a low rocky hill, part of which is under the sea and a city at the east end pier is a must watch!

 

 

DAY 6

ADRASAN BAY, OLYMPOS

Adrasan is an place of incredible natural beauty, on the Lycian Way. It is truly a heaven for addicts of nature, walking with you partner or just relaxing and sun-bathing on the beach. Tortoises cross your path when walking and the birds are vivid. There is a mile long sandy beach with crystal clear, turquoise water, in the middle of one of the country’s national parks embracing nature and history.

Olympos has a great historical value. It has a 3200 meterlong beach, endemic plants, sporting events and wooden houses that are renowned all over the world. Olympos falls under the scope of conservation and therefore, construction is prohibited in and around this antique area. The beach is only a 10 minutes walk away from the ancient city. But it is highly recommended that you explore the city first before heading the beach. The Olympos beach is also a breeding ground for the endangered species of the Caretta Caretta turtles.

 

 

DAY 7

ANTALYA

 

The Antalya area, providing all the mysticism of past in our day and give us the curiousity, is now called the "Turkish Riviera" based on its archaeologic and natural wonders. Antalya is the perfet place where sparkling sea, bright sun, never ending old history and nature form a perfect harmony and which also includes the most beautiful and the most clear seashore along the Medditerranean sea.

The city still preserves its significance as a center throughout history in the south seashore of the country, in addition to its wonderful natural beauties. The mythological and mysaterical city which housed the Gods and Goddesses now show the world them all its secrets and marvels to mankind. Antalya and its surrounding is an important and remarkable touristic centre on the Mediterranean Seashore with its fascinating climate and superb harmony of archaeologic, historical and natural beauties, during the year available.

 

 

 

DAY 8

KEMER

Kemer, the district which is only 42 kms south of Antalya, is an significant tourism centre with several hotels with a large capacity, vacation town and modern marina. The name has been given to the city of Turkish word for belt, based on the fact that the river that flows through the Kemer, resembles a belt-shape. Only 20 years ago, it was charming Mediterranean town with two to three story houses lost between orange orchards, facing the calm pine forest of the Toros Mountains. With the growing tourism, the country changed fastly. Three story buildings mushroomed in Kemer. Some of these constructions are hotels, others are businesses. All kinds of international products are sold in the ground floor shops of the town. Tourism is the main thing in Kemer. In the cool evening hours, the village's streets hustle with tourists and local alike, whose 2 kms about the shops and cafes.

 

DAY 9

PHASELIS, PORTO CENEVIZ       

Phaselis was discovered as a settlement of the Rhodesians in 7th century B.C. Phaselis has three different coves and its people used to earn their livings from the sea. The city was also known for perfume traditions in old times. If you wish, you can walk around the ancient town full of antique and significant ruins which are settled on the coast.

 

The Ceneviz Cove overlooking the open sea is sometimes called Porto Ceneviz cove by the seamen. It is thought that the defensive castle positioned in the back where they separated with the Yalancı Bay may belong to the ancient Olympos. The natural and sheltered location of Sazak Bay is evidence of its use as a harbor since the past. Genoese and Sazak coves which host gulets and yachts in stagnant waters are protected for mediterranean monk seal’s extinction.

 

DAY 10

 

DEMRE, GOKKAYA BAY

Famous for its natural beauty, historical places, sparkling and glassysea and the central spot of greenhouse, Demre however is popular! Ready to be pleased in the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea settled between the mountains and foothills of Demre and the honey-like smell of spring flowers, lemon and orange. The children in the city bear traces of the Lycian civilization and are regarded as the protectors of the seas.

St. Nicholas's Church is regarded as the most important place to visit. Thousands of tourists visit the church every year to be hold the mosaics, vaulted halls and chambers and experience acoustic phonetics. You can stand at the bottom of the stage door of the tunnel and say a word and your partner can hear it at the very mouth of the tunnel!

Gokkaya is amazingly beautiful with its indented seashores and many islands opposite them. The Asirli island, Kiseli island and Kasirli island are located in front of the cove of Gokkaya and in the cove itself there are smaller islands scattered all around. The abscissa of a church is visible to the view behind the inlet of Gokkaya. Nearby there is the antique city of Istlada, situated east of the hill. This place is called Hoyran or Hayitli and is within the Village of Kapakli. There is a small city wall in the city zone and a gate in this wall. In the east and north of the Acropolis there are rock tombs, sarcophaguses and steel shaped tombs belonging to the Roman period and antique ruins belonging to the 4th century BC. The Lycian rock graves are situated among Hayitli and the site of ruins. The grave in Kapakli which was a Lycian epitaph and images of three women is known as the Monumental Grave of Hoyran.

 

DAY11

KAS

If you are after a quick getaway, a trip through the Antalya, Kas area of Turkey could be the answer. This place offers exotic foods, never-ending bazaars, stunning beaches, and breathtaking landscape, all blent in the unique culture that can only be experienced in richly historical Turkey. The best time to visit is May through September.

 Kas is a village of Antalya city, has perfection of sea and historical places. Region housed many old civilizations in the past. Therefore, there are so many old places must have seen. These places are; Kas ancient amphi theatre, Atiphellos ancient city, Xanthos ancient city, beaches, Kekova, Demre, Patara, Kalkan… Kalkan is the most popular town of the city.

On your drive to the seashore road from Olympos to Kas, you will be met with a view of beckoning waters that seem to sparkle from every angle. There are many of beaches along the coastal road to break up your trip and lead you make the most of the Mediterranean coast.

Kas was the fishery and harbour village of the city in the past, today is too popular by tourism. Region which is one of the most popular diving centers, there are so many diving schools. Kas is owed to this popularity to its untouched beautiful nature. Region is the last region of the southwest of the city.

You have the oppotunities to do too many nature sports in Kas. There are six caves that are enveloped the city all around, must seen. Most famous ones are Blue cave, Asirli cavern and Guvercinlik cavern. Diving and paragliding are the most popular sports.

There is nobody that seen the Kas’s nature and did not love it. Kas has many hidden beauties and always attracts people by its beauties. There are daily Gulet tours in region to have pleasurable memories during the holiday. There are vacation options that are suitable for every body. You will absolutely find something from yourself in this area.

Turkyacht provides you blue cruise delight with Bodrum blue cruise Gulet tours option. Blue cruise is a good alternative for those who are bored with standard holidays. We offer blue cruise joy by professional staff and restored Gulets and Yachts. Blue cruise lasts for six months. It begins in April and lasts until October. You are able to find a yacht which is ideal for your budget and pleasure. Our luxury yachts are renewed every year.

 

DAY 12

KALKAN

Kalkan, discovered on the banks of a bay, is worth to see. It is a tiny but a very lovely holiday resort and has a small yacht harbour, old Greek houses and holiday sites. The traditional white-washed houses, shutters and balconies bursting with flowers present a picturesque view. The narrow streets are lined with souvenir shops. Go for a Gulet cruise to witness breathtaking sunsets, enjoy an appetizing meal in a local restaurant or shop till you drop at the small shops selling interesting goods. You will never get bored in Kalkan.

 You will find many people in Kalkan earning their living by making soap with olive oils, cleaning guesthouses and hotels or working in restaurants that are visited by the blue cruise voyagers.

 

DAY13

GOKGEMILER BAY, EKINCIK

 

Gokgemiler Bay is just a few kilometers from Oludeniz. Up to the very top of the island you can see 360 views of all the coves around this area.

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…

 

DAY14

PARADISE ISLAND       

Paradise Island is really a chersonese surrounded with forests. It is settled at the entrance-way of the cove of Marmaris and is specially famous among the places frequented daily Gulet trips. Almost every Gulet stops here to lets the visitors to be a part of the incredible natural beauty of this place. You need to walk for about 8 km before you reach to Liar Strait from where you can walk ahead to Paradise Island.         

The trail provides a unequaled opportunity for a nice nature hiking. The Liar Strait derives its name from the geographical structure of the Bosphorus strait that resembles a liar.

This is quite a rocky zone but you can rent a Gulet yacht and to delight in the striking landscape of Paradise Island. There are several nice restaurants and cafes around the island. Paradise Islandis also really good for swimming. You can spend your full day on the island without getting bored.

 

 

DAY 15

MARMARIS

Marmaris is a seaport village and a tourist spot on the Mediterranean seashore, positioned in Muğla Province, southwestern Turkey, along the shoreline of the Turkish Riviera.

Marmaris' mainstay of income is tourism. It has an special locating between two intersectant sets of mountains by the sea, though following a building boom in the 1980s, little is left of the inactive fishing village that Marmaris was until the late 20th century. In 2010 the town's population was 30,957, and peaks at around 300,000 to 400,000 people during the tourist season.

It is also a centre for sailing and diving, possessing two major and several smaller marinas. It is a popular wintering place for hundreds of cruising Gulet yachters, being also served by the closeby Dalaman Airport.

Marmaris has a really hot summer climate that you can enjoy your cold drinks while having fun with your friends in its restless nihtlife.

Summers are hot and dry, and temperatures are especially high in July and August. October is still warm and bright, so you can go for a walk with your family or pet, though with spells of rain, and many tourists prefer to visit in the early autumn, specially in September, because the temperatures are not that hot in that month.

Winters are mild and wet. Winter is the rainy season that means it gives you the chance of having a romantic journey with your significant other.

Today, Marmaris is one of the most significant Gulet and Yacht centers of Turkey. It is one of the most desired routes with marine which has hundreds of yachts. Thus, it is a well protected harbour. It is able to see luxury sailing yachts in marine. Maybe, you have chance to go on a blue cruise with one of these Gulets one day.

Marmaris is one of the most popular routes in blue cruise. It is preffered by those people who would like to embrace petite nature and glassy sea. Moreover, these tours provides you natural beauties which only can be seen by sea way. You can also see the historical buildings.

Gulets are most preffered ones in blue cruise tours. Gulets are wooden yachts. They are modernized for blue cruise tours to have unforgettable moments. It is a good option for those who would not like to limit their holiday in only one route. Marmaris also gives you to chance of daily tours for those who could not join in a blue cruise tour.

Turkyacht arranges blue cruise tours especially for Marmaris. It is able to attend blue cruise for which route you want with private yacht charter. We are trying to serve you blue cruise tours by expert staff and renewed yachts.