Yachting holidays in Turkey can be carried out along one of the popular routes: Fethiye – Ekinchik Bay – Kumlu Buku Bay and Lorima – Kesibuku – Datchu and Knidos – Cleopatra Bay – Fethiye
Travel duration, date: 7 days, spring-autumn annually.
Description of the vessel: yacht Oceanis 45.
Length – 13.85 m.
Width – 4.49 m.
Number of cabins – 4 and saloon.
The number of seats is 8 + 2.
The number of bathrooms is 2.
Cost: from 620 EUR per person.
About 30 years ago, yachting holidays began to develop dynamically in Turkey. Today it has achieved high popularity. The number of marinas and the rental platform of vessels are increasing every year. In addition, the marinas of this beautiful country are among the most comfortable on the Mediterranean coast.
Turkey is a country with very favorable conditions for yachting. By renting a boat, you will go to amazingly picturesque places that combine monumentality, the grandeur of historical monuments and the luxury of nature. You can only see these beauties from the sea side. Resorts are especially popular among tourists: Kemer, Bodrum, Marmaris and Fethiye.
The Turkish coast and the Aegean Sea are great for people taking their first steps in yachting. A huge number of closed bays, archipelagos located close to the coast, next to which it is possible to travel by boat regardless of the weather, and if you wish, make a stop somewhere and rest. All this makes the sailing cruise comfortable. Such yachting in Turkey brings extremely positive emotions even for those travelers who are somewhat afraid to go to sea on a ship.
Tourists in Turkey can rent any motor or sailing yacht. However, during the high season, it is necessary to take care of renting a boat in advance, approximately 3-6 months before the start of the holiday.
The Sparks company offers travel on comfortable yachts on the most favorable terms for you.
Yachting holidays in Turkey
During the high season, storms and strong gale winds are rare in Turkey. But in case of worsening weather, you can hide on the shore. This is what gives special comfort to a yachting vacation in this amazing country. Here all the time you can find extraordinary closed bays, where you will be comfortable and cozy to relax or spend the night.
A special place in sailing trips in Turkey is occupied by collective tours on motor boats made of African mahogany. Such yachts are called gulets.
What makes a yachting holidays in Turkey so attractive
The yachting holidays lasts from May to September. The height is in July and August, since it is during this period that the water warms up to + 28 ° С, the air – 35-40 ° С and pleasant breezes blow. As mentioned above, the coast of Turkey is great for sailing beginners. Feel free to go out to sea: charming bays, gentle water, stretching not far from the coast of the island – all this makes your vacation pleasant and safe. At the same time, there is always the opportunity to stop for rest in any bay.
The main yacht centers are located on the shores of the Aegean Sea. There are more than two thousand islands that are part of Greece and Turkey. The rocky coast is crossed by a large number of bays and caves that are striking in their beauty. Navigation is quite simple, but do not forget that a visa is required to visit the islands of Greece.
As already mentioned, you need to take care of renting a boat in advance. In high season, it is best to do this 3-6 months before the start of the trip.
For the perfect vacation or just relaxing with friends or family, choose a yachting holidays in Turkey with Sparks. The gentle sea, gentle sun and exciting adventures on a luxurious, comfortable yacht will forever remain in your memory.
Day 1. Accommodation on the ship in Fethiye.
Between the majestic mountains, covered with fragrant pine trees, lies the beautiful bay of Fethiye. The city of the same name is located in the very center of the bay at the base of the mountain, which ends with the ruins of the fortress of the knights. The Chalym area is located very close. It is famous for its own pebble and sandy beach, four kilometers long. Tourists love this place for seeing the most picturesque sunsets. Approximately 16 kilometers from the beach, there is an amazing lagoon. This beautiful place has long been loved by divers from all over the world. Fethiye has firmly established itself as a well-known tourism center due to its special flavor. Its small winding streets, closed bays, bright oriental bazaars are loved by travelers from all over the world.
Day 2. Trekking to Ekinchik Bay.
The most beautiful bay Ekinchik is an area around which numerous green forests grow. You should definitely visit Kaunos and Dalyan here. Also, be sure to head to the magnificent Iztuzu Beach and watch the numerous turtle nests. On average, these reptiles lay about 300 eggs annually.
Staying at Delicadasi, you can take a short excursion to the Dalyan River Bay Swampy areas with tangled channels, fishing net gates, interesting inhabitants such as kingfishers, herons and freshwater turtles will fill your walk upriver with an exciting experience. You will walk to the place where the rock tombs are located and you can look at Dalyan from above. Also, this river connects the sea with the crystal-clear lake Keycegiz, which together with the adjacent shores is a unique nature reserve. Sultaniye hot springs and mud baths are located next to it. Having been here once, you will remember this place forever.
Day 3. Trekking to Kumlu Buku and Lorima Bay.
Entering the bay from the west, you can see the oldest fortress in the city of Lorima. The width of its walls exceeds 2 meters, and the length is more than 300 m. There are two reservoirs, half carved into the rock. You can feel real pleasure plunging into crystal clear water. You can get here only by sea.
Day 4. Trek to Kesibuku.
This is a picturesque bay surrounded by majestic mountains. The local village is sure to amaze you with its own delicious restaurants.
Day 5. Trekking to Dutch and Knidos.
A small but very cheerful town called Datca is famous for its world-famous carpets and brisk trade. Delightful nature, organic vegetables, honey, fish and almonds will leave this wonderful place forever in your heart.
After a delicious lunch, we will go to Knidos to see the ruins of the mysterious city with our own eyes. It will take us all night to get back to Datca.
Day 6. Trek to Sers.
Sers is a completely closed bay. This is a delightful place for swimming with clear warm water, plunging into which you will feel real pleasure.
Day 7. Trekking to Cleopatra Bay.
Many centuries ago, Cleopatra herself hid here during her flight with Mark Antony. A fragrant pine grove descends directly to the water. Admirers of antiquity will certainly be interested in the ruins of the monastery, thanks to which this area received its second name – Ruinny Bay. Legend has it that Cleopatra came here twice. The first time together with Julius Caesar, and the second time the queen came here to see Mark Anthony when he was on his way to Aktium.
Day 8. Transfer to Fethiye.
So our wonderful journey, full of impressions and adventures, has ended. Sparks looks forward to seeing you again!
Price Turkey 2020
From April 25 to July 3 – 880 EUR.
From 4th July to 28th August – 925 EUR.
From August 29 to October 9 – 960 EUR.
Rates are for 7 days per person and assume 8 guests on board.
Included in the price:
- rent of a place on the ship – accommodation for 2 people in a cabin, price for 1 person;
- services of a skipper who speaks Russian;
- health insurance;
- transit log;
- a set of services for comfort – bed linen, cleaning, outboard engine, towels;
- collective delivery by transfer.
The price does not include (can be purchased for an additional fee):
- flight by plane Kiev – Daman – Kiev – from 250 EUR per person;
- deposit insurance, or returnable deposit – 250-300 EUR per person;
- food, fuel, stops in marinas – 150 EUR per person.
The cost may vary depending on the year of manufacture of the vessel and its model.
The tourist route can be changed taking into account the weather conditions and the wishes of the team.
Travel comfortably with Sparks Life!
Frequently asked questions
As a rule, we work in the high season, and at this time the region is dry and warm, so the likelihood of a severe storm, due to which it will be necessary to postpone the tour, is very small. However, in matters of the weather, you cannot be 100% sure of anything, so in such situations the tour is postponed. In this case, all the details will be discussed with you individually.
Yes, this option is possible. In this case, you are not booking a boat, but only a separate cabin. If there is a sufficient minimum number of people, the tour will take place on the scheduled dates.
Yes, there are special safety recommendations for ships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After each tour, the vessel undergoes a special cleaning. On a yacht, you can minimize contact with other people, besides there is no one «superfluous» there, so no one gets infected during the cruise.
All boats rented by charter companies are insured, however you and all team members will need to take out travel medical insurance (for active sports).
You rent a yacht entirely for your group. You decide among yourself who will be in which cabin. As a rule, cabins do not differ much from each other in terms of space and comfort. If you are not booking a yacht, but a separate cabin, then you can choose from the options that are currently available.
Almost half of all people face this unpleasant phenomenon to one degree or another, but fortunately, there are several simple things that will help you in such a situation. Here they are: Seasickness on a yacht what to do?
The cost of tickets is not included in the tour price, you buy tickets yourself separately. But our experts are ready to help you in this matter. They will advise you on how, where and when it is best to do it.
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