Kaş – Antalya – Kaş
Experience and enjoy the Turkish Riviera: secluded bays only accessible by sea, spectacular views and fascinating ancient ruins makes this a trip to remember.
Our first stop is Akvaryum Bay, situated between two isles and resembling an aquarium for its deep clear waters; we take a swimming break there. Discover the beauties of deep underwater using the flippers, masks and underwater cameras supplied on deck. After lunch, we head for Tersane Bay. We take a break in the Tersane Island, hosting the ruins of Byzantine shipyards, then we sail for Karalos Bay where we stay overnight. If you wish, you can rent a jet ski to drive in the slightly deeper waters of the bay.
Day 2 – Demre (Myra) – Finike
Waking up to the brand new day, you can take a dip early in the morning. After breakfast, we set sail for Demre district where you may choose to visit the Church of Saint Nicholas, the Patron Saint of Sailors. The church demonstrates the exceptional Byzantine architectural style. Afterwards, we head to Finike, famous for oranges grown there to have our dinner and stay the night.
Following breakfast, we sail for Genoese Harbour (also know as Ceneviz Cove) as the first stop of the day. Nestled between the high mountains, the harbour is a safe cove for sailors. You can try fishing on the coast and we’re sure you won’t be able to resist jumping into the pure waters of the harbour. Leaving Genoese Harbour, our gulet stops at Ayisigi Bay for a break and then heads to Kemer. We stay among Kemer’s unique beauties, underwater and on land, for the night.
Day 4 – Adrasan Bay – Olympos
Following breakfast, we head to Adrasan Bay, famous for its 2-km long beach. After taking a swimming break and spending some time to relax at Adrasan, we sail to Olympos, and important site during reign of three different civilizations and serving an important breeding site for the endangered Caretta Caretta sea turtles. We leave Olympos for Phaselis Ancient City, founded in 690 BC.
Day 5 – Antalya
After breakfast, we sail on to Sican Island, a favorite destination most particularly for divers and home to a small grotto. After a lovely lunch and swimming break among the natural beauties of the island, we sail for Antalya Marina. We have dinner and stay in Antalya.
Following breakfast, we set sail to Gokkaya Harbour, consisting of several islands of various sizes and great for a morning dip. Afterwards, we visit Kalekoy (Simena), a prominent Roman settlement that houses archeological remains on land and underwater. After visiting the lovely village and its fortress, we sail to Inonu Bay. On the other side of the bay, there is a narrow pass similar to a canyon and a cold water stream. We swim in the calm and fresh waters of Inonu Bay and sleep there that night.
Day 7 – Megisti Island – Guvercin Island – Kas
After breakfast, we head to the archipelego off the Megisti (Kastellorizo) Island coast. Referred to as Twelve Isles, the region is fascinating for diving and snorkelling fans. You can take a look at the underwater canyon, historical sunken shipwreck and a variety of fish. Leaving the archipelego, we sail for Guvercin Island. We explore the natural treasures here and, if we’re lucky, we might be able to swim with Caretta Caretta sea turtles. After that, we sail to our last stop: Harbour Mouth Bay, where you can view the sunken bomber and visit the Lycian Royal Tombs. We take the last swimming break of Antalya Kekova boat charter in this bay, which is only accessible from the sea. We finally return to Kaş Marina with unforgettable memories of incredible beauties.
Please note: In the case of bad weather or sea conditions, for the safety and comfort of guests, Gulet Escapes reserves the right to change routes entirely or partially.