Day 1: Finike
Flight to Antalya. Approx. 90-minute transfer from the airport to Finike's marina. The captain and crew will welcome you on board and inform you of the programme schedule. Depending on your arrival time, you may have the opportunity to get to know the small town of Finike, which is famed for the export of its tasty oranges.
Day 2: Finike – Cayagiz Bay – Myra - Demre
After breakfast, we will raise anchor and head westwards to Cayagiz Bay. You will have the opportunity to visit the Lycian town of Myra, the famous rock-hewn tombs and the church of Saint Nicholas in Demre (optional).
Day 3: 'Sunken City' – Island of Kaleköy – Tershane Bay
We set sail in the morning, passing the impressive 'sunken city'. We will then anchor at the beautiful island of Kaleköy for lunch and a short swim. In the afternoon, the dinghies will be lowered and guests can explore the small isle and its ancient castle for themselves. Dinner and overnight stay will take place at Tershane Bay, located nearby.
Day 4: Bayındır Bay – Kaş - Xanthos
Early in the morning, your gulet will ferry you to Bayındır Bay, arriving just in time for breakfast. We will then enter Kaş' harbour. After eating lunch on board, you will have until the next morning to undertake your own, individual choice of activities. How about taking a shopping trip through Kaş' picturesque harbour streets, for example, or relaxing over a mocha in one of the small harbourside restaurants? An optional excursion (bookable on site) offers you the chance to take a tour of Saklıkent Canyon followed by a trip to the ancient city of Xanthos. Dinner will once again be served on board. In the evening, those who fancy it can sample Kaş' nightlife and seek out a bar hosting live music.
Day 5: Kaş – 'Koca Kadın' Bay – 'Üçağiz' Bay
In the morning, we will head for the lovely 'Koca Kadın' bay, where the boat will anchor during lunch. The journey will continue in the afternoon to the idyllic 'Üçağiz' bay. Here, you can take a dinghy to shore and, if you wish, enjoy a stroll around the small fishing village. We will eat dinner and stay the night in a peaceful bay in the local area.
Day 6: The Kekova Region – Salyangoz Bay
After breakfast, you will head eastwards through the beautiful Kekova region. At this point on the 'blue cruise', the white sails will be opened and we will continue almost silently on to the gorgeous Salyangoz Bay, the form of which is evocative of a conch. Here you will eat dinner in fantastic surroundings. Depending on wind conditions, we will sail for the next leg of our journey either in the morning or in the afternoon.
Day 7: Finike
The eventful yet relaxing week slowly draws to an end. We will reach Finike's harbour around midday. In the afternoon, another optional excursion (bookable on site) will feature on the schedule. This tour will lead you through the Taurus Mountains to the ancient city of Arycanda, situated at an elevation of over 900 metres. Dinner and the final night's accommodation.
Day 8: Departure – Transfer
After breakfast, it will be time to say farewell. The transfer bus will pick you up and take you to the airport.
Your Motorised Sailer:
A gulet is a type of motorised sailer typical in Turkish costal areas. Gulets are made from solid wood. They measure 20 to 27 metres in length and are 5.5 to 6.5 metres wide. They include 6 to 8 double cabins, a kitchen area, lounge with small bar and stereo system, dining table under an awning and a radio.
Meals: Full board: Breakfast, lunch and dinner on board (beginning with dinner on your day of arrival and ending with breakfast on your day of departure); drinks can be purchased on board with cash (TL or €).
Cabin: You will stay in a double cabin with a compact double bed and a small wardrobe. Each cabin includes a WC/shower (typical on-board detachable showerhead). Extra beds are not available. Guests must bring their own towels with them.
Not recommended for children