Bareboat Yacht Charter & Sailing Holidays in Turkey

Sailing Holidays in Turkey

2 Week Sailing East

6617600015_50837e12b8_oDay 1 – Arrive Adakoy Marina, Marmaris

Meet the team and settle onto your chartered yacht. This is a good time to take a look around Adakoy provision  for your sailing holiday and have a swim. We will give a full briefing of the sailing area and assist with any special requests. At your convenience we will give full technical briefing of your yacht.

Choose whether to stay and enjoy the tranquility in Adakoy or set sail for an overnight stop in Ciflik just 2 hours from our base.

 

EkincikDay 2 – Ekincik, Turkey (19nm)

Enjoy a pleasant sail with winds picking up in the afternoon. ‘My Marina’ restaurant is situated on the hill with stunning views over the bay of Ekincik

From here you may choose to take 1/2 or full day tour on a typical Turkish boat up the Dalyan River.  Weaving through the reed beds, visiting the ancient site of Caunos and viewing the Lycian Tombs set high on the hillside.  You can complete the day with a wander around the town of Dalyan, even stocking up on a few provisions before heading back to your yacht.

Dalyan River Trip

 

Day 3 – Tomb Bay (32 nm)

This is the place to stop for a Turkish shave and a massage, just at the end of the wooden jetty. A lovely restaurant with toilets & showers.. The bay, surrounded by ancient tombs and fresh water springs, is an amazing place to swim.

 

6305700482_7cedf23148_bDay 4 – Fethiye (13 nm)

Fethiye, overlooked by imposing Lycian Rock tombs and a Medieval fortress.  It is a large, popular and pleasant town with many excellent facilities. In the middle of the town the large, bustling market is open all week. With so many shops selling a range of goods from food to gifts, including carpets, gold, leather and jewellery – this is a shoppers paradise.

To top the day off you can enjoy your evening in one of the many restaurants and continue into the early hours with the fun bars and nightlife on offer.

 

15396513748_39324304af_bDay 5 – Cold Water Bay (13 nm)

This beautiful bay gets its name from the cold spring water that runs into it.  You can definitely expect to feel refreshed after a swim here.

For most, the walk up to the restaurant with fabulous views over the bay and your yacht is enough.

For the more adventurous, there is a walk up and over the hill to the deserted village of Kaya Koyu, once inhabited by Greeks. a great place to kayak around the bay and explore the area.

Kaya Koyu Village

 

Day 6 – Kalkan (30 nm)

After a great day on the water you will arrive at the scenic town of Kalkan. The pretty harbour has a Yacht Club which is the perfect place to sip a cocktail and watch the sun go down before heading off for dinner at one of the many restaurants.

15290164369_95aeedd649_zDay 7 & 8- Kekova Roads (15 nm)

Allow 2-3 days to explore the Kekova Roads islands. Kekova is the name of a region of fascinating islands, bays and ancient cities. Kekova has a rarely seen attraction, a long the shore of the Island a sunken city is observed. The geological movements of the Island caused the city on the Island to be submerged. A strange scene with half of the city under water and half above. With spectacular scenery and many bays to stop at.  You can choose your own anchorage with no-one else around to a choice of wooden jetties with restaurants in Ucagiz and Kale Kyou.

Aside from the wonderful sailing holiday area you can take a boat trip to view the submerged Lycian city. Another place to visit is the castle at Kale, a stunning village set on the hillside, with tiny stoned streets and terraces covered in hand-made carpets.

Ucagiz and Kale Koyu both offer trips to Demre where you can visit the St Nicholas Church, the ruins of Myra including a stunning collection of tombs cut into the cliffs above the town and the amphitheatre. Otherwise enjoy the peace and tranquility of these bays with swimming and caves to explore.

 

Day 9 – Kas (18 nm)

This attractive town is built on the hillside overlooking the harbour. A wonderful place to wander around in the evening with plenty of routeplaninteresting shops to browse.

A short walk from the harbour will take you to the Greek amphitheatre which is used by the locals.

At night some of the Lycian Rock Tombs built into the hillside are floodlit, visible from the harbour.

 

Day 10 – Kalkan (15 nm)

If you arrive with time to spare take a short taxi ride to visit to the ancient ruins of Xanthos, Patara and Letoon and the 7 mile long beach at Patara.

 

Day 11 – Karacoaren (29 nm)

Time to get away from it all once again. a stunning bay with mooring buoys and crystal clear waters. Great snorkelling can be found on the reef. The family run restaurant serves traditional Turkish food and the owner may treat you to some entertainment on his violin.

 

6617586543_3a37fcaf75_oDay 12 – Wall Bay (13 nm)

Wall Bay, named after the high wall on its southern side, is just one of many tranquil bays in Skopia Limani. In Ruin Bay you could explore the ruins where Cleopatra supposedly bathed in asses milk or take a walk to the ancient town of Lydia.

 

 

Day 13 – Asi Koyu (20 nm)

Unmarked on any charts, this small bay offers a great lunch time stop en route from Skopei Limani to Marmaris. The bay is fantastic for swimming with crystal clear turquoise waters. New restaurant and jetty opened in June 2016.

 

15582623845_6488ef3b9c_oDay 14 – Return to Marmaris (24 nm)

Time to enjoy another great day sailing in Turkey and stop for a swim in one of the bays on the way. We will be waiting to take your lines and looking forward to hearing your adventures and tales.

 

 

 

Day 15 – Departure Day

Why not make the most of your last day. With lots of options to choose from: Turkish Baths, shopping in the bazaar, wandering around  the old town and visiting the Castle, swim in the marina pool or just take a leisurely breakfast/lunch depending on your flight time.

Alternatively visit the local carpet cooperative, learn how they extract silk and watch carpets being woven.

Let us help you organise another great day.

 

 

 

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