Bodrum – South Dodecanese Standard Gulet Cruise

Overview


7 Nights / 8 Days

Embarkation: Bodrum Marina at 15:30
Disembarkation: Bodrum Marina by 10:30 am, after breakfast
Departures on Saturday

Our cabin cruises offer:
- Full board, all three meals cooked by the on board chef
- A/C (up to 8 hours/day)
- Outdoor dining area
- Outdoor lounge area
- On board bar
- Sun beds
- Sun awnings for shade

Optional excursion: Rhodes Old City, Rhodes Lindos Tour, Nisyros Volcano Tour, Turkish Hamam.

Itinerary


Route: Bodrum – South Dodecanese – Bodrum

Day 1: Bodrum Boarding at 15:30. You will have free time to explore the town’s highlights. Dinner and overnight stay in Bodrum harbour.

Day 2: Kos After your breakfast you will be given information about your cruise itinerary and about the boat. After the customs formalities have been completed we will cruise to Kos island. You can join an optional tour to Asclepion and Zia Village or you can explore the city yourself. Kos is one of the islands with the best nightlife. Dinner and overnight stay in Kos harbour.

Day 3: Gyali – Nisyros Early in the morning, we will cruise to Nisyros, stopping en route at Gyali for a swimming break. You can take an optional bus tour to the crater of the volcano, which last erupted in 1422, but is still active, with gases coming from its depths. Nikea village, situated on the side of the crater has charming narrow white streets and a mosaic style square. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Symi Our next destination is the charming bay of Nanou on Symi island where we will stop for lunch and a swimming break.We anchor at Symi port in the late afternoon. Have your camera at the ready as we enter the horse shoe shaped harbor, with it’s Italian style restored neo classical mansions painted in pastel colors tumbling down the hillside. Take the opportunity to stroll around the harbor with it’s tavernas, bars and chic boutiques, and perhaps climb to the village of Chorio set above to experience panoramic views across the bay. Dinner and overnight in this fairy tale harbor.

Symi Island Day 5: Rhodes An early morning cruise to Rhodes, the largest island in the Dodecanese group. It has one of the largest and best preserved medieval European cities, with 12 meter thick stone walls surrounding it. Enclosed are a maze of narrow stone paved roads, including the Street of the Knights, very well preserved and which housed knights belonging to the Order of St John. After dinner, we recommend a night out in Rhodes town.

Knidos, Gulet Cruise Day 6: Datca – Palamutbuku – Knidos We return to Turkey via Datca. Enjoy a stroll around Datca harbour, after which we will cruise to Palamutbuku for lunch and a swimming break. We will cruise to the world renowned ancient city of Knidos and you can visit these famous ruins. Datca was founded by the Dorians who came from the Aegean Sea to the southern coast of Ionia in the 7th century BC. Dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Karaada – Poyraz harbor This morning cruise to the gorgeous Bay of Kisebuku. Take advantage of the calm midday hours, sailing smoothly along the Gokova shores. Late afternoon come into the Bodrum harbor, or continue to Ada Bogazi, another lovely anchorage, for the last night.

Day 8: Bodrum After breakfast, the guests will leave the boat with their precious memories by 10:30.

 

Please note depending on sea and weather conditions, the captain reserves the right to make necessary changes to the tour itinerary to ensure the safety and comfort of our guests.
 

Accommodation


We work with a range of standard gulets that meet the highest standards. The size of the gulet may vary, but the quality is always the same. Cosy but comfortable cabins, ample deck space, delicious food and great service.

Cabins

-En-suite bathrooms with showers
-Double beds (Twin beds can’t be guaranteed)
-A/C
-Bed linens and bath towels

Dinner on Gulet

Food & Drink

If you think Turkish food is all about doner kebabs, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. There’s lots of fresh fruit and vegetables, olive oil dishes, grilled fish and meat and wonderful mezes. On your gulet cruise you’ll sample tasty and wholesome Turkish cooking prepared by our on-board chefs. Included in the cruise price is three daily meals and afternoon snacks. Soft drinks (including water) and local alcoholic drinks are not included but can be bought from the on board bar.

Dates and Prices


Period Double Cabin
18 May – 24 May and 12 Oct – 18 Oct £390
25 May – 31 May and 28 Sept – 11 Oct £490
1 June – 28 June and 14 Sept – 27 Sept £575
29 June – 2 Aug and 31 Aug – 13 Sept £675
3 Aug – 30 Aug £775

•Prices are per person per week sharing a double cabin on a full board basis.
•Flights and transfers aren’t included. Can be arranged on request.
•Single Supplement is 60%.
•Children under the age of 12 aren’t allowed.
•Twin cabins can’t be guaranteed

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
• Full Board accommodation: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & snacks, dinner.
• During meals small bottle of water is free of charge.
• Clean bed linen and bath towels on arrival (Beach towels are not provided).
• Crew services.
• All charter & berth taxes, harbour fees.
• Use of equipment on board (Flippers, snorkel and fishing tackle etc.).
• Yacht insurance (We advise you to take out individual travel insurance).
• Turkish V.A.T.
On Greek Islands Itineraries;
• Harbour taxes and mooring fees in foreign waters for the yacht.
• All port procedures & custom expenses in foreign waters for the yacht.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
• Alcoholic & soft beverages including bottled water. These can be purchased from the bar on board. It’s not permitted to bring drinks on board.
• Optional land tours and entrance fees to historical sites and museums.
• Flights and airport transfers (Can be arranged on request).

Extend Your Holiday


Why not add a few days before or after your cruise and explore Turkey on land as well as sea. We can organise tours to places such as Istanbul, Cappadocia or Ephesus. Alternatively, we can arrange a villa or a hotel for you at a location of your choice. See our Gulet Cruise & Stay page.