Marmaris

Marmaris – Datça – Marmaris

Depart on a splendid blue cruise adventure from Marmaris to Datça, and explore the fascinating historic centers and dazzling remote bays of the Turkish coast.

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Marmaris

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Datça

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Bencik Bay

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Orhaniye

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Day 1 - Saturday: Marmaris

Marmaris is one of the most popular destinations in Turkey and an ideal place to start your cruise. The town offers plenty of leisure facilities, excellent restaurants, and wonderful historic sites that will keep you entertained and enthralled.

We recommend visiting the castle of Suleyman the Magnificent (which dates back to 3000 BC), and an appealing old quarter where you can shop and relax for a while. You may come across the famous and vibrant Marmaris Bar Street, full of action and a great choice for evening drinks. Later, you can head back to the yacht where you will be served a delicious dinner.

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Relaxation and Dinner 

Visit Saint Peter Castle

Explore the Town Centre

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Day 2 - Sunday: Turunç

Turunç, once a small fishing village, is today a Turkish holiday resort situated in the Marmaris district. This charming village is small and it is possible to walk from one end of the village to the other in about half an hour to experience it to the full.

On your way, you’ll come across plenty of restaurants and great places to stop by, and relax away from crowds. Turunç has a unique setting, rustic countryside, and beautiful coastline combined with a pleasant, laid-back atmosphere. Later you can enjoy a beautiful sunset and a relaxing dinner onboard.

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Watersports and Active Day 

Guided Historical Tour 

Relaxation and Dinner 

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Day 3 - Monday: Arap Island - Bozukkale (Loryma)

You will anchor in a bay near Arap Island for a tasty lunch onboard with a 5-star view. Since this island is uninhabited you can enjoy privacy and a peaceful atmosphere.

After lunch and a short break, you’ll visit Bozukkale. There you can discover the remains of the fortress of the ancient city of Loryma (built around 300 BC), or just do some swimming, surfing, canoeing and enjoying the many beautiful coves and the stunning natural environment.

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Datca Vineyard and Winery 

Explore Datça 

Visil local taverns 

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Day 4 - Tuesday: Datça

In the early morning, you will cruise to the Datça Peninsula. You’ll find stunning beaches and glorious coves around the whole peninsula, and the ancient city of Knidos, situated in a beautiful bay with sparkling turquoise sea.

You’ll have more than enough time to explore Datça - it has lovely streets, and great shopping and entertainment. You can go snorkeling, diving, swimming, or horse riding along beaches or through the forest, a popular activity in the region.

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Swimming and Snorkeling 

Beach Fun 

Knidos Exploration 

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Day 5 - Wednesday: Aktur - Bencik

Bencik is the one bay in the Hisarönü Gulf that you must not miss. After breakfast, we continue to Aktur where you can swim and stop by the long sandy beach. Here you will find many glorious coves and stunning turquoise water.

Enjoy a great day onboard, with plenty of swimming, sunbathing, watersports, or reading your favorite book. You will enjoy exploring these incredible bays and inlets with all their gorgeous hues of brilliant blue and green. We recommend visiting some of the buffet restaurants or heading back on a yacht for a delicious dinner under the stars.

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Explore Bays and Inlets 

Taste a Local Buffet 

Swimming and Snorkeling 

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Day 6 - Thursday: Selimiye - Orhaniye

Selimiye is a peaceful fishing village, a perfect place to have a lovely walk and explore the many restaurants and quaint shops dotted around the village.
Many of the restaurants have tables that overlook the bay so you can enjoy a delicious meal next to the crystal-clear blue waters.

You can also explore the historical ruins of three castles from the ancient city of Hydas. Midway between Hısarönü and Selimiye lies Orhaniye, a small, scattered village with several satellite settlements as well as a large marina.

Most people come here to admire an incredible natural phenomenon - a sandspit beneath the water along which people can walk.

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Explore Selimiye 

Enjoy a Day at the Beach 

Swimming and Snorkeling 

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Day 7 - Friday: Dirsek Buku - Bozburun

Village life in Bozburun centres around agriculture, fishing, and the building of traditional gulets. Worth checking out the local boatyards and seeing first-hand how these amazing vessels are built.

Later you will head to Dirsek Buku, which offers perfect shelter for a great swim along with some nice restaurants to visit. Your adventure will end in Marmaris, a beautiful port city with an amazing range of activities, and incredible attractions to discover and explore.

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Swimming/Snorkeling 

Visit Local Boatyards 

Explore Bozburun

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Day 8 - Saturday: Check-out

The time to say goodbye to your yacht and crew has arrived. After breakfast, check-out is anytime up until 09:00 a.m in Marmaris.

We advise you to confirm check-out logistics and onward planning (e.g. transfer to the airport) with your Goolets Advisor during the finalization procedure (prior to departure, when your Advisor will assist with your itinerary/ preferred route, and finalise details).
We are here to help you make sure all these transitions are organized and completed in a smooth and efficient way.

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Transfers from Yacht to Airport 

Last Day Excursions 

Luggage Assistance

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