Bodrum Departure Routes

7 Days Bodrum – Greek Islands – Datca – Cleopatra Island – Gokova Gulf – Bodrum

DAY 1      Welcome to Bodrum!!!. After you check in your private yacht, you will have your diner with a great view of Bodrum castle and your first overnight stay will be in Bodrum Harbor. Bodrum is very famous with its night life, bars and pubs in Turkey. If you wish, you may enjoy your night here in nightclubs or have a walk in Bodrum Marine. Bodrum is also a favorite   private yacht charter holiday in turkey   area for Turkish celebrities, high society and intellectuals. Bodrum is one of the oldest cities of Kyra Area and its history goes until B. C. 1200.  Bodrum is known as “Halicarnassus” and it is also known as a city of historian “Hederot”. In B. C. 456 the city which was conquered by “Persians” has fended heretically by the queen “Artemisia” after that Maussolos made the “Halicarnassus” capital city, he built various structures. After his death, his wife, 2nd Artemisia took over the control and she built a monument in a memory of her husband which is one of the 7 wonders of the world and it has 36 columns, 24 stairs to the roof, total height is 55metres. In the near future this amazing monument has been taken to the British Museum. The city was conquered by the Turks in 1247. Today it is still possible to see the antique remains of this monument, antique theatre and also one of the most important undersea museum and the Bodrum Castle (St. Peter Church). Near the harbor there are pubs, restaurants, shopping areas and a lot of entertainments.

DAY 2      In the very early morning, while yacht crew get prepared for a perfect sail, you will be having your first breakfast in your gulet. Subsequently, your dream holiday will start with sailing to Kos. It is one of the biggest island among the Dodecanese(a group of 12 larger and 150 smaller Greek islands in the Aegean Sea) and as also known that it is one of the most beautiful and most characteristic island of the region. There are 32.000 inhabitants living here and it also welcomes nearly 1 million tourists every year. Kos Island which is the nearest Greek island to Turkey had a significant development in recent years. “Hippocrates” -who was born in Kos Island- traveled all over the North Anatolia and therefore, Kos Island also became popular for the people who are interested in medical science. But also, wine, olives and spices of the region had a great fact on making this area popular. The island had also been used as storage for the goods gained in wars during the time of “Alexander the Great”. As a result of archeological studies, it has found out that there are signs of Carians, Persians and Romans. Additionally, this Island was home for painter- Apelles and poet- Theocritus for a while and then was used as educational center by Persians.

DAY 3      On the 3rd day of your boat charter, you will be enjoying swimming and sunbathing in another Greek Island. Welcome to Symi. It is an island where you can see cute neoclassical houses. To describe it best, we can say it is the most romantic island among Greek Islands. In this island, you will see some bays where monasteries were built by monks, small agricultural areas, olive groves on the vales and lots of Greek Taverns. Historical paths will take you to the ancient time. Symi is a very attractive island for foreigners and many tourists moved in this island recently.

DAY 4      While enjoying delicious Turkish Cuisine, swimming and sunbathing in your gulet, today your yacht route will be toward to Datca where you will be amazed by the beauty. Datca has a very low humidity and one of the most beautiful touristic city in Turkey. Now that you are in Datca, you should also visit the old city. Old Datca houses increase the visual richness of the streets with its artistic value, stone craft. While you walk around, you will be smelling beautiful flowers that surrounds the streets in Datca.  As a result of architectural studies, some ceramic factories have been found from 4th Century. Datca is also famous with its windmills. If you wish, you can also enjoy shopping and bars in Datca.Right after there, you will have the chance to see Cnidus/ Knidos Bay. Cnidus Bay was moved to “Tekir Burnu” for some commercial reasons in B.C. 4th century. In this bay there are many magnificent shrines, holy areas, theatres and glorious buildings. Many scientists and artificer were born and grown up here. The second most important medical school of the history opened up in Cnidus. You will also be able to see Aphrodite sculpture which was made by Praksiteles. Just to see this sculpture, many people has been coming from all around the world. After you walk around one of the most important historical cities in Turkey, you will enjoy the pure and very clean sea in this bay. Today will be one of the best day that you enjoy your yacht charter holiday at most.

DAY 5      You will start a new day by sailing with your private luxury gulet through beautiful islands which has coral and you will arrive a bay as called as “7 Island”. If you wish, you may enjoy swimming and diving with colorful fishes. The best way to enjoy your holiday is a luxury yacht charter tour.

Thereafter, you will sail to the “British Harbor” where the British war ships hide in the second war. It has pine and “Gulluk Forests” all around and it looks like a lake. After diner the overnight stay will be here.

DAY 6      Early in the morning, you will arrive to a bay near “Sedir Island as also known Cleopatra Island” since gulets are not allowed to moor in Sedir Island. This is the place where Mark Anthonius and Cleopatra had their greatest love. The sand in the Beach of Cleopatra Island is very special and supervised always by sand protectors since some people try to take this sand and sell it in the glass bottles. According to a belief, Mark Anthonius brought this golden sand from North Africa to make the softest beach for Cleopatra as a present. You will also visit the antique theatre and the antique city in the island. You will reach there with the small boat of your yacht. (There is an entrance fee for the island).

Afternoon you will visit a very cozy and peaceful village named as “Cokertme” where a famous song with its name in Turkey had. Diner and overnight stay will be in Cokertme.

DAY 7      After a nice breakfast on the yacht, you will sail on the very smooth sea, and arrive “Orak Island” which may remind you an aquarium with its shiny turquoise colored water. As you will also see, the slope of the mountain is full of olive trees. This bay is one of the favorite place for scuba divers.

After we leave these historical treasures, we will sail to the “Dark Ada” which has the healing mud and thermal water. It is all covered with pine forests.

Subsequently, we will move back to Bodrum harbor. Diner and the overnight stay will be in Bodrum harbor. If you wish, you may enjoy your night here in nightclubs or have a walk in Bodrum Marine.

DAY 8      After your last breakfast on your yacht, your crew will help you with checkin gout with hoping to see you again in another blue cruise.

We hope to see you again in another yacht charter holiday.

Our customers who want to use this tour route are subject to additional Greek Island costs.  First Greek island will be charged as 700 € and then every island will be charged as 500€ as we consider the taxes for every island.

Extra Tours (upon request with additional cost): Monastery of Panormitis, Rhodes Old City, Local Village Tour, Turkish Hamam