DAY 1: MARMARIS
Boarding starts by 15.30 at Marmaris Marina. You will have time for visiting the old town and bazaar of Marmaris with its small streets and hundreds of shops, bars and restaurants. The castle of Marmaris lies on the old town hill and offers a beautiful view across the harbor. Dinner and overnight stay will be in Marmaris.
DAY 2: ARAP ISLAND – BOZUKKALE
After breakfast you will be informed about the cruise itinerary and boat. We set sail to Arap Island where the lunch will be served. Then cruise to Bozukkale, known as Loryma in the ancient times. Bozukkale means 'crooked castle' and this name is given to the castle as its one side is missing. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Bozukkale.
DAY 3: DATCA
We anchor at Datca Harbor after breakfast. On your way you will pass through a fantastic landscape with small islands and huge mountains. Datca is a small harbor town that dates back to the Dorian times and it is the nearest place to the ancient city of Knidos. You may join an optional excursion to the ancient city of Knidos, which lies at the west end of the peninsula of Datca. We may anchor in a near and nice bay called Kargı for those who do not wish to participate to Knidos tour as a swimming stop. In the evening you will have free time to visit Datca with its lovely little streets and harbor.
DAY 4: AKTUR – BENCIK
We will cruise to Aktur after breakfast, which lies between two little tiny beaches. In the afternoon we visit Bencik, which has a very narrow entrance but a unique view once you get inside. Bencik is located at the narrowest part of the peninsula that divides Hisaronu Gulf from the Gokova Gulf. You should take a short walk up to the top of the hill in Bencik, you can have at the same time the fantastic views of these two gulfs. Dinner and overnight stay will be in Bencik.
In 550s B.C. the Knidos people wanted to dig a tunnel in Bencik, the narrowest land piece of the peninsula as a defense line against the Persians. That way they tried to get Datca part as an Island to make a stronger defense. However, in the end they could not manage and the city was conquered by the Persians.
DAY 5: ORHANIYE – SELIMIYE – KOCA ISLAND
After breakfast we cruise in to the Gulf of Hisaronu and anchor in Orhaniye Bay for lunch. You may take part in our optional Jeep safari which brings you to the colorful little villages in the mountains and to the waterfall of Turgut village.
In Orhaniye, you will see the unique scenery of a natural tidal formation called 'Kız Kumu' (Maiden's Beach). There are so many myths about this reddish sand-path going from the shore to the inner parts of the sea which is suitable for walking along. On a tiny island located in the bay, you can see the wrecks of an antique castle, a sign of an ancient city.
We will cruise towards Selimiye Village and anchor around Koca Island for the overnight stay.
DAY 6: DIRSEKBUKU – BOZBURUN
We anchor in Dirsekbuku bay for a swimming stop where blue and green meet in perfect harmony. Then we will go to Bozburun which is a small fishing town. Overnight will take place in a nice bay around Bozburun.
DAY 7: KADIRGA or KUMLUBUK– CENNET ISLAND - MARMARIS
After breakfast departure for Kadirga or Kumlubuk bay which lies within the sight of Marmaris but is cut off from it by a forbidding set of Limestone Mountains. You will have afternoon tea in a nice bay of Cennet Island. Overnight stay will be at Marmaris Harbor.
Day 8: MARMARIS
The guests are gently asked to leave the boat by 10:30 after breakfast.
* A seconda delle condizioni del mare e del meteo, l’itinerario potrebbe subire variazioni per la sicurezza ed il comfort degli ospiti.