a) DISOVER THE LYCIAN COAST
Göcek – KEKOVA – Göcek
The Göcek coves and islands are the meeting place of world's high society. Göcek which was a calm and quite village until almost yesterday, is now the scene of the rapid construction work
INTERESTING FACT ABOUT THE ITINERARY:
Cruise to Yassicalar Island: This groups of islands are so small that no one could came up with names for each of them. Together are known as Yassicalar. If you can swim for half an hour, you can visit four different islands and if you have shoes with you, you can walk over each of them.
Oludeniz: The Blue lagoon of Oludeniz has calm , crystal-clear waters which make it ideal for watersports, and very safe place for people to swim.Part of the lagoon area is now protected as one of Turkey’s national park.
Kas: Kas was founded in the 4th century BC as Antiphellos.Now the only Lycian rock tombs & sarcophagi and the Roman theatre are left. But the charm of the town remains! The swimming and diving are excellent in Kaş.For your interest we can arrange you a scuba diving with diving inscrtuctor,the ideal is one or 2 dives each for 35 minutes.
Sunken city of Kekova: This Lycian- Roman archaeological city is protected, so only looking! Diving is no longer permitted since the area became a protected national park. We 'll cruise to Simena Kaleköy offers a bird’s – eye view of the bays, islands and clourfull yachts sailing peacefully over the glassy water.You can hire a sea kayak to explore the area.
Butterfly Valley ( The valley of butterflies ): Pieri, Rapos and Euglapia, are just some of over 40 different species of butterfly that grace this beautiful bay. Starting with spring , they can be observed for up to 9 or 10 months of the year. When arrive to Fethiye, you can see Fethiye town or go shopping, another optin is you may join the the activity of Turkish bath. Overnight in Fethiye.
Zeytin Ada (Olive Islands ): is at the South end of the Yassicalar group islands.It is only island that is privately owned.There is also olive pressing workshop dating from the Otoman area on the island.
Domuz Island & Cleopatra Bay: It is believed that Domuz Island has taken its name from the wild boars living on that island once upon a time.The island is also called Princess Island referring to a prince living on here. Boats can easyly anchor and moor in the cove of islands as its sheltered from the winds.
Next stop is Cleopatra Bay, aso known as Hamam (bath) Cove,this island is one of the coves that boats and yachts on the Blue cruise can not pass without visiting.The cruisers love to spend the night there.
"We had a great time on gulet cruise in Croatia. The food was great, and the crew did their best to meet every our need. But the most important: We still have intimacy on the board! Oh, yeah!!" Jo Smith