From Fethiye to Marmaris | Turkey
From 1290€ per person
Includes taxes and fees
Duration : 8 days / 7 nights
Available season : from June to October
Boat or cabin charter (please contact us)
Cruise type : Freediving, sailing or yoga
About your cruise
The Turkish Riviera, dotted with islands, clear blue waters and sandy beaches offers the chance to explore some of the lesser-known gems of Europe. Between historic sites and extraordinary coves, the turquoise coast will not leave you indifferent. There are said to be more than 1000 beautiful bays between Marmaris and Fethiye. There’s plenty of time to swim every day in the clear turquoise Aegean, surrounded by pine clad mountains, going island hopping in the fresh open air of one of the most popular routes along the Turkish coastline.
You will be embarking on either a luxury sailboat or catamaran, with all the comfort you’ll need to relax and enjoy your holidays.
About the sailing yacht
Our modern sailing yachts have every luxury you need to enjoy wonderful times on the water and are suitable for both coastal and offshore sailing. They are also perfect for a week-long cruise as well as for learning freediving, helping in sailing, practicing yoga and other workshops or just enjoy the trip and go for a swim. The boats we operate can accommodate up to ten guests, yet our cruises welcome up to 6 people for more comfort onboard. Whether you travel as a group, a family with children or alone, you can choose to either charter a cabin or a boat with us, we will then organize everything for you
With its classic, single hulled template, the monohull is the original sailboat. Designed with performance in mind, monohulls are the best choice whether the conditions are flat and calm or rough and wild. Each of the four spacious cabins includes a private head, plenty of storage and adequate head room. The contemporarily-styled sailboat comfortably sleeps up to 8 guests including crew. On deck, the sloping wraparound side decks allow for safe and seamless movement between the cockpit, foredeck and living spaces.
- 8-day / 7-night cruise with accommodation onboard
- Professional skipper & freediving instructor
- Coffee, tea and post dive refreshments
- Full certifying Molchanovs Freediving course
- Freediving online materials, related workshops and training sessions
- Specific freediving equipment
- Bed linens & towels
- Check-out cleaning
What's to be planned
- Foods onboard
- Flight tickets & transfers to/from harbor
- Land excursions and visit entrance fees
- Insurance and visa related fees
- Other diving rental equipment
- Staff / crew gratuities
Thousand Bays route overview
Departure / Return : Fethiye, Turkey
- Meeting point : Fethiye, Turkey
This route is given for information purposes. During boat charter cruises, you are free to set the route you wish. Ask your skipper for suggestions.
Day 1 : Fethiye – Tomb bay
Boarding, briefing with the crew and visit of the centre of Fethiye. We’ll then sail out westwards to reach Tomb bay, so called due to the Lycian rock tombs carved up the cliff above it. The bay offers a few great little coves where you can drop anchor. Stress-free day with some freediving lectures and dry training on the way and in the evening.
Day 2 : Tomb bay – Iztuzu beach
Morning relaxation: stretching, breathing, yoga in the middle of the sea and breakfast. We can have a fun shallow dive at Cleopatra bay, known for its legend involving the queen of Egypt as well as the semi-submerged ruins of an ancient Greek monastery – a wonderful place to explore and snorkel. In the afternoon we will have a lecture while slowly making our way to Iztuzu beach, a 7-km long sandy beach located near the pretty town of Dalyan.
Day 3 : Iztuzu beach – Ekinçik
After our morning freediving session, we will continue our way towards Ekinçik. This safe harbour is beautifully backed by pine forest with several anchorages and a wide beach. Ekinçik is also close to the ancient city of Caunos. Lectures and workshops in the late afternoon and free time in the evening, either chilling on the boat or enjoying grilled fish in one of the restaurants ashore.
Day 4 : Ekinçik – Marmaris
Morning relaxation, training dive and brunch. Lunch followed by a workshop. In the afternoon, we will sail towards Marmaris. You will have time for visiting the old town and bazaar of Marmaris with its small streets and hundreds of shops, bars and restaurants. The castle of Marmaris lies on the old town hill and offers a beautiful view across the harbour. We will finish the day with light training, relaxation, video analyses or just chill and enjoy.
Day 5 : Marmaris – Disibilmez bükü
On our possible only rest day of the cruise, we will slowly make our way back eastwards, You may join a Dalyan excursion, during which participants will be taken from the yacht with a smaller boat called Piyade. This river boat will bring you into the green delta of Dalyan through the Lycian Rock Tombs. You will have a swimming stop at a unique place called Caretta–Caretta beach. There will also be the opportunity to enjoy a mud bath.
Day 6 : Disibilmez bükü – Kapı creek
Morning relaxation and training dives or meeting your confined water requirements. In the afternoon, we’ll do some island-hopping and enjoy Kapı creek, With its lushly vegetated shores thick with olive and pine trees and some of the warmest waters in the Mediterranean, Kapi Creek is the optimum spot to relax and soak up the Turkish sunshine. Dry training, relaxation, lectures, video analyses or just chilling in the evening.
Day 7 : Kapı creek – Fethiye
Morning relaxation and training dives. Fun dives around Yassica islands, one of the most Instagram worthy locations along the Turkish coast. A group of picturesque islands joined by sandbanks with shallow channels in-between. This is an excellent spot for swimming and snorkelling as we return back to our base, Optional lectures or enjoy our last night back in Fethiye.
How to get to the marina in Fethiye ?
- Closest airport : Dalaman airport, Turkey
- From Dalaman airport to the marina in Fethiye : 50 km (60-70 minutes)
- From Dalaman airport to the marina in Göcek : 19 km (25-35 minutes)
Depending on the boats available, we will offer you to either board in Göcek or Fethiye.
Departure and return times
- Departure on Saturday at 3pm
- Return on Friday at 6pm
We can arrange for provisions for you before departure. A hostess can also be hired and join us on board to make your trip a real holiday. Please let us know in your quote request.
Can the route be modified ?
Please be aware that your itinerary needs to remain flexible for safety matters, as it is influenced by external factors such as weather, wind and sea conditions, technical issues and how busy it is. We have found that predetermined itineraries simply don’t work, and that you should trust your skipper for local and up to date advice based on your preferences.
Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information.
- European citizens can enter Turkey with a valid passport.
Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions section for more general information.
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