Embarking on a sailing adventure along the Kemer-Kekova route in Turkey unveils a captivating journey filled with scenic beauty, historical marvels, and the allure of the Mediterranean. Navigate the azure waters as you explore this maritime haven, discovering a seamless blend of nature and culture.
Start your odyssey in Kemer, a coastal town nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. Kemer serves as an ideal gateway to the sea, offering a modern marina and access to ancient sites such as Phaselis. After setting sail, let the sea breeze guide you towards the sunken city of Kekova, an archaeological marvel submerged beneath the clear waters.
As you approach Kekova, witness the remnants of ancient civilizations beneath the surface, with partially submerged ruins providing a glimpse into the past. The island of Simena, crowned by a Byzantine castle, invites exploration, offering panoramic views of the surrounding seascape.
Continue your voyage to the charming fishing village of Kaleköy, where time seems to stand still. Stroll through narrow streets, savor freshly caught seafood, and visit the castle that dominates the skyline. Each anchorage along the route presents opportunities for snorkeling in crystal-clear waters, surrounded by a kaleidoscope of marine life.
Sailing further east, you'll encounter the picturesque bay of Gokkaya, known for its tranquil waters and lush surroundings. The nearby ancient city of Myra beckons with rock tombs and a well-preserved theater, allowing you to step back in time amidst the coastal beauty.
Completing the circuit, return to Kemer with memories of sun-drenched days, starlit nights, and the rich tapestry of Turkish history and hospitality. The Kemer-Kekova sailing route promises an immersive maritime experience, combining the thrill of sailing with the allure of ancient wonders along Turkey's mesmerizing coastline.
CRUISE Day 1:
Boarding our yacht in Antalya. A short briefing from the Captain ensures everyone is familiar with the yacht and what we will do during the week to come. We settle in and have dinner in the yacht. Overnight on board in Kemer Yacht Marina.
CRUISE Day 2:
While you have breakfast, you will be informed about the cruise program and the yacht. The first stop of our blue cruise will be Olympos. Olympos, one of the most important port cities of Likia, has been an element of mythological stories all throughout history. Olympos was a home for pirates because of its location in the past and today it is now known all over the world with its historical values, 3.200 meter long beautiful coast, with its endemic plantation, and its wooden houses used as pensions today. After lunch and swimming break, our yacht will sail to Adrasan Cavus Bay for dinner and overnight stay.
CRUISE Day 3:
Early in the morning, we will sail to Demre. After breakfast, you can join the tour to the ruins of Myra, a Lycian city which was also the city of bishop St. Nicholas who was known as 'the protector' of the children, the poor, and the sailors in Byzantians' time. Following this optional land tour, our yacht will cruise to Gokkaya Bay where we will anchor for dinner and overnight.
CRUISE Day 4:
After breakfast, we will sail over the sunken city. The yacht will be moored at Tersane Bay for lunch and swimming break. For dinner and overnight, we cruise to Ucagiz Bay.
CRUISE Day 5:
After breakfast, you can take the chance to visit Simena which is located on the mountain skirts right behind Kalekoy opposite of Kekova Island. There you can find the Genoese Castle and the ruins of a theatre with a 300 capacity. Dinner and overnight stay will be in Kekova.
CRUISE Day 6:
We will start early in the morning and cruise to Genoese Port. After lunch, we will be sailing to Phaselis Bay. Phaselis was founded as a colony of the Rhodesian in 7th century B.C. The city was also famous for perfume trade in ancient times. If you wish, you can walk around the antique town full of antique ruins located on the seashore. Dinner and overnight stay will be in this beautiful bay.
CRUISE Day 7:
After breakfast, we will set sail and arrive in Alacasu Bay where we you can have lunch and swim. For tea time, our destination will be Moonlight Bay. Dinner and overnight on the yacht in Kemer Yacht Marina.
CRUISE Day 8:
After having breakfast in the yacht marina, leaving the gulet with best wishes to see you again at our next Blue Cruise in Turkey.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Cruise itineraries are subject to change, due to bad weather conditions, force majeure and change in local legislation without prior notice and docking conditions in major ports and marinas.
|12.04 - 25.04 2024||€ 445|
|26.04 - 16.05 // 18.10 - 31.10 2024||€ 500|
|17.05 - 13.06 // 27.09 - 17.10 2024||€ 600|
|14.06 - 18.07 // 06.09 - 26.09 2024||€ 650|
|19.07 - 05.09 2024||€ 750|
|7 days||Full Board||Gulet without AC|
|3 days||Full Board||Gulet with AC|
|3 days||Full Board||Gulet with AC|
|3 days||Full Board||Gulet without AC|