Fethiye - Kekova - Fethiye

Fethiye - Kekova - Fethiye Itinerary

Day 1


Today you will check into your gulet in the afternoon around 16:00 pm. Once you are on board you will be given information and settled into your cabins. Tonight you will stay in port at Fethiye Harbour so you have the afternoon and evening to explore town. You may like to visit the Lycian tombs high in the cliff faces for sunset or enjoy the shopping in the old town. Dinner will be served onboard and then you may like to go back into town to explore the nightlife of Fethiye or enjoy a quiet drink on the boat.
There is also the choice to anchor at one of the nearby secluded bays.

Day 2

Fethiye to St Nicholas Island

After breakfast is served you will then set off out of Fethiye Harbour heading for Butterfly Valley. This will be your first chance for a swim in the beautiful blue waters of the Mediterranean. There will be time for you to go on shore to the beach and hike into the valley if you would like to. Afterwards, you will head onto Oludeniz Beach, which is the most photographed beach in the world.

Optional Activity: Paragliding Blue Lagoon
At more than 6000 meters high the panoramic view will not disappoint. We recommend pre-booking this activity either online for special rates or with our friendly office crew. However, if you decide whilst here that this is the activity for you, please let your captain know.

You will cruise past to anchor down behind the Blue Lagoon. Here you can climb over the rocks and get a free look into the lagoon. In the afternoon you will cruise onto St Nicholas Island, where we will spend the night. So it will give you all plenty of time to go explore the ruins of a Byzantine settlement, join in the many water sports on offer or just enjoy a swim in the bay. Do be sure to at least go onto the island as it is one of the best sunsets along the way on your gulet cruising in Turkey.

Day 3

St Nicholas Island to Kas

This morning your crew will set off early whilst you can enjoy sleeping in. You will eventually reach Yesilkoy, where you will stop for breakfast and a swim in this quiet bay surrounded by olive groves. You will then cruise onto Kas, a small harbour town with a bohemian atmosphere. Beautiful cobblestone streets lined with old Ottoman homes, be sure to look around for the renowned jewellery stores or have a drink at one of the trendy bars.

Optional ActivityDiving
Just take the plunge, in one of the best locations along the Mediterranean. We recommend pre-booking this optional activity online before your cruise to receive special discounted rates and also to guarantee your dive.

The night will be spent in Kas Harbour, so after dinner on board, you may like to head back to one of the bars for a nightcap or two.

Day 4

Kas to Ucagiz Village

This morning you will head to Simena, where you are given the chance to go onshore to climb up to the castle grounds for a spectacular view of the ancient city and the gorgeous coastline you have travelled. The island and bay are scattered with ancient Lycian sarcophagi with some even sitting in the water. You will have time to explore before you will cruise off to a secluded bay nearby Ucagiz Village.

Optiıonal Tour: Demre Ancient City Tour
Demre is packed with ancient history not to be missed from the ruins to the known home of the original St Nicholas (Santa Claus). We recommend pre-booking this optional activity online before your cruise

This is where you will spend the night, so you have plenty of time for afternoon swimming and drinks on board.

Day 5

Ucagiz Village to Gokkaya Bay

After a lazy morning, it will only be a short cruise to the ruins of the Sunken City. This was once part of the village you can see opposite but was destroyed in an earthquake back in the 2nd century. As you cruise by you will see the ruins of the houses and the village all submerged in the waters. There will be plenty of swimming stops throughout the day before anchoring down at Gokkaya Bay where you will spend the night the perfect place to have a quiet drink under the stars.

Day 6

Gokkaya Bay to Kalkan

After breakfast, you head to Aquarium Bay, which is famous for its crystal clear waters. Here there will be time for swimming break before you cruise off to Kalkan. You can either go exploring the old fishing village enjoying the many shops and cafes, bars and restaurants.

Optional Tours:
You may like to join one of the optional trips available on this part of the coastline, we can help organise onto Patara Beach or the ruins at Xanthos and Letoon. There is also the gorge at Saklikent where water has cut a massive gash through the rocks creating an amazing pathway here they also have ziplining and you can go tubing down the river of the gorge.

The evening will be spent in a secluded bay outside of Kalkan.

Day 7

Kalkan to Tarzan or Samanlik Bay

This morning the crew will wake up early whilst you keep sleeping. You will eventually wake up in Camli Burun, a natural bay edged with pine-covered hills. Here you will have breakfast and get to enjoy the day relaxing, sunbathing and swimming before you spend your last night at Tarzan Bay or Samanlik Bay.

Day 8

Tarzan or Samanlik Bay to Fethiye

This morning after breakfast you can fit in one last swim before you cruise onto Fethiye Harbour where it's time to check out around 9:00 am and bid farewell to your friendly crew. If you need assistance with your ongoing journey or transfer please do not hesitate to discuss this at the time of making your private gulet charter reservation.