Marmaris Departure Routes

7 Days Marmaris – Datca – Hisaronu Gulf – Marmaris

This route has 4 treekking option as well.

DAY 1      Arriving to Marmaris, check-in your private yacht.  We hope that you have a perfect private yacht charter holidays in Tukey in the following week. Dinner and overnight stay will be in Marmaris Harbour. Marmaris is a popular place with its night life, bars and pubs. If you wish, you may enjoy your yacht vacation in Turkey night here in nightclubs or have a walk in Marmaris Marine. It is located where the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea meet each other. Marmaris is one of the most important touristic city in Turkey and  seems like a natural harbour surrounded by pine-clad hills and forests with an elegant palm lined promenade leading to a busy marina, splendid beached and a crystal clear sea which is ideal for swimming ,water sports and sailing. Among Turkish people it is known as “Green Marmaris” because of its landscape that is covered with pine forests. The Bay of Marmaris is a very well protected natural post with a pier for ships and several marinas for hundreds of yachts from all over the world. Marmaris Castle was established in 1577 by Ottomans. There is also a Mosque and some antique remains that were built by Ottomans. For shopping lovers, it has a very big bazaar where you can find very nice and cheap clothes, bags and shoes. You may enjoy spending the rest of the night at one of the bars, discos or night clubs located mainly at the Bar Street in Marmaris. There are many bars and restaurants in Marina. Marmaris becomes a centre for yachting business since there are 3 big Harbours.

DAY 2     Early in the morning, your private yacht will start sailing smoothly towards to Kumlubük while you have your first breakfast in your yacht in Turkey.

Thereafter, you will go to the “Ciftlik Bay” for the lunch where the sea is always shiny.

After lunch and swimming break, you will sail to Bozukkale (Loryma) which is one of the popular destination for yacht charter holidays. After lunch you will sail to “Bozukkale” (Loryma). In Ottoman Empire time, Bozukkale was used by the war ships for a break time and today cruise yachts stop in this beautiful bay. It has a narrow entrance and the wind can’t come in this bay since it is covered by mountains. Loryma antique remains are settled near the entrance, on the hills of the bay. The most important remain which had been left until today is the castle. It is 120 meters of length and 10 meters of width.

TREKKING OPTION    For the ones who likes trekking in turkey and would like to have a close look at the beauty and history of Bozukkale, a trekking guide will pick them up from the yacht afternoon for 3 hours trekking. Afternoon is the best time for trekking. After a  3 hours moderate level trekking way, you will arrive Tola Port Bay. Your yacht will be waiting for you here. After some refreshments in the yacht, diner will be prepared and served. Trekking is an extra tour. Trekking Guide’s price is 350 EUR per day.

DAY 3     On the 3rd day of your private yacht tour, you will swim in Selimiye Bay. Some people describe this place as paradise since it has a very peaceful nature and cyristal clean sea water. It is a very precious area with its history, pine forests, olive and almond trees, clean water, clean air and friendly local people. It has the name of “Hydas” in the antique ages and then it took the name of “Losta”. Other known name of Selimiye is “Red Village” in Turkey since you can see red color all around behind the mountains while the sun goes down slowly.

Subsequently, your yacht will sail to Bencik Bay. Overnight stay will be here. In this bay, there is an island named as “Dislice”. The rock walls in this island are very impressive. You will love the view in this bay.

TREKKING OPTION      If you like, you can disembark afternoon for trekking in entrance of  Bencik Bay.  You can arrive your yacht after 3 hours- 3 km moderate level trekking.

DAY 4       Today, you will sail to Degirmenbükü where has a cave from Phrygians time. Akcay River flows through Degirmenbuku.

Right after here, 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 cities 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 smell beautiful flowers that surround 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.

DAY 5       On the 5th day of your yacht charter tour our first visit will be “Aktur”. If you are lucky, you may see the dolphins and seals while heading to Aktur.  800 meters long beach and very clean water will welcome you in Aktur. This would be a great time for you to enjoy some water sports.

Thereafter, your yacht will sail to Orhaniye while enjoying warm wind and nice sun. Between two bays the wind is very adequate for surfing. You will have a peaceful night in this bay. It is surrounded by mountains and reminds a pool. This place is also a popular place for fishes. It has a very unique sun set and is very charming for tourists and also Turkish People with its mythological history and the interesting geographic design. Orhaniye Castle and the island were used to be home for Rhodes Knights. Moreover, it has an antique church and antique remains. The most interesting part of Orhaniye is “Kizkumu”. Kizkumu which is a long road or platform out of red sand divides the sea into two and this platform also enables people to walk on the water. Many tourists get fascinated with this interesting natural structure since this sand platform which is approx. 650 meters haven’t disappeared for hundreds of years. There is also a belief that people who wish something while walking on this sand road makes their wishes come true.

TREKKING      For the ones who likes trekking, the trekking guide will pick them up from  yacht and take them for a walk in nature which will take approximately 4 hours. This trekking route is 3.5 km and for moderate level. You will walk on the mountain between Orhaniye bay and Turgutkoy bay and than will arrive to your yacht.

DAY 6      After another nice breakfast in your private yacht, your captain will take you to “Bozburun”. This village is settled in a bay which has a lot of hills. In this small village, there are many fisher boats. Its history goes back 4.000 years ago and here is one of the most important places shipyards where the Gullets are produced. Tum Tour’s own shipyard is also in this village. You can easily see remains of castles and graves in the city which also named “Poseidonion” by the local people. You will also see a beautiful large beach which has been formed by alluvium that has been carried by a river.

Subsequently, you will sail to “Serce Harbour”. This Harbor can be barely seen from far, the entrance of this natural harbor looks like a gorgeous door sculptured from rocks. As a result of some underwater researches, a submerged ship from 11th century and some historical glass objects were found and the objects were sent to Bodrum Underwater Museum. Therefore, Serce Harbor is known as a place of these archeological findings.

After this natural harbor your yacht will take you to “Kadirga Bay” which has a cute lighthouse and attracts so many tourists.

TREKKING        For the ones who likes trekking, your yacht will shortly stop at Yesilgelme Bay. Trekking will take aproximately 4 km and appropriate for also beginner level. Than you will arrive to Serce Harbour.

DAY 7       After a delicious and satisfying breakfast in Kadirga, you will sail to “Turunc” for lunch. Turunc is a little cozy town with the population of 3.500. It also has a very nice beach that you may enjoy swimming and lying on. This little town is the first place which received European blue flag reward.

Afternoon, your captain will take to your last stop to Marmaris.

DAY 8        On the last day of your private yacht charter holiday, after your last breakfast in your yacht, there will be check out time.

Extra Tours (upon request with additional cost)  –   Turkish Bath, Turkish Night with belly dancer, etc.

Trekking: Trekking Guide’s Price is 350 EUR per day