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12-19 August Marmaris Sapphire Cruise

  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Location: Fethiye - Marmaris - Fethiye (Return)
  • Available Seat: 14
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DAY 1

FETHIYE HARBOUR – SATURDAY

Welcome aboard Pinar111 in the late afternoon around 15.00pm. The service will start with dinner. Evening meal on board and overnight at Fethiye harbour. Modern Fethiye is located on the site of the ancient city of Telmessos, the ruins of which can be seen in the city, e.g. the Hellenistic theatre by the main quay. Telmessos was the most important city of Lycia, with a recorded history starting in the 5th century BC.

DAY 2

TERSANE ISLAND, DIS GOBUN BAY, AG LIMANI BAY – SUNDAY

After breakfast and briefing, Pinar111 will set off along the coast in time for lunch at Tersane Island, where you can see the remains of a Roman and Greek shipyard on the beach. With five oclock tea served we will cruise along the coast for Dis Gobun or Ag Limani bay.

DAY 3

EKINCIK, DALYAN & KAUNOS TRIP (OPTIONAL), SEMIZCE – MONDAY

Pinar111 will sail early in the morning we will arrive in Ekincik. After dropping anchor in a peaceful bay Semizce, you will have the choice of either staying on board, or taking an optional trip to visit Dalyan and Caunos. The passengers who would like to join Dalyan & Kaunos daily trip leave with a small fisherman boat at 10:00. Optional trip is with extra charge visiting Iztuzu beach (famous Caretta Caretta beach), Dalyan River, hand feeding Caretta Carettas, Caunos antik city, Koycegiz and famous Mud Bath.
Kaunos was an important sea port, the history of which is supposed to date back till the 10th century BC. Because of the formation of Iztuzu Beach and the silting of the former Bay of Dalyan (from approx. 200 BC onwards), Kaunos is now located about 8 km from the coast.The city had two ports, the southern port at the southeast of Küçük Kale and the inner port at its northwest (the present Sülüklü Göl, Lake of the Leeches). The southern port was used from the foundation of the city till roughly the end of the Hellenistic era, after which it became inaccessible due to its drying out. The inner or trade port could be closed by chains. The latter was used till the late days of Kaunos, but due to the silting of the delta and the ports, Kaunos had by then long lost its important function as a trade port.
Iztuzu beach is a narrow spit of land, which forms a natural barrier between the fresh water delta of the Dalyan river and the Mediterranean. It is one of the main breeding grounds for loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Mediterranean and is therefore often referred to as “Turtle Beach”. The loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) is on the IUCN Red list of endangered animals. For this reason the beach has had a protected status since 1988 and is part of the Köyceğiz – Dalyan Special Environmental Protection Area.
The daily trip ends at 18:00 heading back to Pinar111. The night is spent in Semizce bay.

DAY 4

PARADISE ISLAND, MARMARIS HARBOUR – TUESDAY

Pinar111 will set sail after breakfast, there will be time for swimming and lunch at Turunç Bükü or at beautiful Cennet (Paradise) Island. Depending on our customers choice we can either spend the night in a lovely bay or in Marmaris harbour. Marmaris is a port town and tourist resort on the Mediterranean coast, located in Muğla Province, along the shoreline of the Turkish Riviera. Marmaris’ main source of income is tourism. It is also a centre for sailing and diving, possessing two major and several smaller marinas. It is a popular wintering location for hundreds of cruising boaters, being also served by the nearby Dalaman Airport.

DAY 5

MARMARIS HARBOUR, TURUNC BAY – WEDNESDAY

After breakfast in Marmaris, it is time to say good bye to our Pinar111 Marmaris Mini Cruise passengers. Leaving Marmaris around lunch time, depending on weather/sea conditions and the Captain’s choice, we may stop for lunch and swim in Kumlubuk Bay, before heading off to Semizce bay at Ekincik for dinner and the night.

DAY 6

GOCEK BAYS, GOCEK MARINA,KLEOPATRA BAY – THURSDAY

An early start for the beautiful Gocek Bays area. Gocek was named “Kalimche” in ancient times, and is located between Fethiye – Telmessos in ancient times – and Dalyan – Caunos in ancient times. According to the legends, it is in the Göcek area that Icarus landed in the sea after his famous flight trying to escape from the tower where he was imprisoned. Göcek was used as a harbour for ships loading chrome ore collected from the mines under nearby mountains during the Ottoman period. Today, Göcek hosts six significant marinas that serve the yacht tourism in the region. After spending a few hours in town we will heave up anchor and cruise to peaceful Kleopatra Bay.

DAY 7

KIZIL (RED) ISLAND, FETHIYE HARBOUR – FRIDAY

Pinar111 will sail after breakfast to visit Kizilada (Red island) just outside Fethiye gulf. We will head back towards Fethiye harbour between 16.00pm-18.00pm and last night on board at Fethiye harbour. Dinner is on board in Fethiye harbour. You can go for a walk in the city.

DAY 8

FETHIYE HARBOUR – SATURDAY

Breakfast at Fethiye Harbour on board starting 07.00am till 09.00am. It’s time to say good bye to Pinar111 captain, gulet & crew. We hope to see you on another Pinar 111 blue cruise.

 

PRICES INCLUDE:
Full board; Turkish breakfast, lunch, tea & coffee time, dinner. Please check the details for the first and the last days service.
All nonalcoholic beverages are included in the price.
Insurance for all customers.
Crew & service, cleaning, harbour fees.
Clean bed sheets, pillow covers, blankets, bath towels (no beach towels) will be given to every customer one time per trip.
The use of service boat for tranferring people to shore.
We have amateur fishing equipments, enough Masks, Snorkels and Flippers free for use by our customers.
2 Kayaks and a windsurf is available.
The use of board (chess, backgamon, etc.) and card games available onboard.
Fuel for the boat and fresh water for showers.

PRICES EXCLUDE:
All alcoholic drinks and Turkish coffee are sold onboard.
Please do not bring your own drinks on board.
Dalyan – Kaunos optional tour fees.
Archaeological sites and national parks entrance fees.
Air conditioning in cabins. The A/C is available only for private charters.
Water sports (ski, wakeboard, kneeboard) are available with extra charge.
Crew tip is 20 – 50 EURO each passenger one week (3 – 7 EURO each passenger one day) is not included the boat tour prices.

SPECIAL NOTES:
The children who share the same cabin with parents, will be charged 50% off. Otherwise will be charged full price.
All cabins have own wc and shower with hot and fresh water.
No laundry service available onboard. The washing machine is only for crew use.
We use 24 volt electricity from the battery when the generator is not on.
We have generator for 220 volt electricity. The generator is used 8 hours during day time until night. Cell phones, laptop, camera batteries can be charged 24hrs with the battery system. All other electrical devices can run when the generator is on.
We have own enough dirty water (holding), fresh water and fuel tanks.
We have a service boat (dinghy) with outboard engine.

ITINERARY NOTE:
While on the sea, it is not possible to make an exact program and the above programs are obviously samples to give a brief idea of what the cruise is like.
Itineraries are subject to change for reasons such as local weather conditions; and may, for reasons of boat and passenger safety or passenger satisfaction, be changed by the captain at short (or without prior) notice, whose decision in such matters is final. No money will be refunded.

PRICE NOTE:
Fethiye Yachting keeps the right to modify these prices and itineraries without prior notice unless there is a written agreement or payment before the price change.

Airport transfers are available with extra charge.

Please feel free to ask about anything by mail or mobile: +90 542 311 08 17