Turkey Marmaris Explorer
Luxury Skippered Sailing Holidays
Sail from Marmaris to Gocek as you explore the best of Turkey’s spectacular Turquoise coast. Sail to historical places, immerse yourself in local culture and discover secluded bays.
The itinerary and sailing route is subject to change dependent on weather and prevailing conditions. Guests under the age of 18 are only permitted on whole yacht bookings or our Private Yacht Charters.
Day 1: Marmaris & Turunc Plaji
We begin in the lively resort town of Marmaris where you'll have plenty of time to explore the long seafront promenade and landmarks, like Marmaris Castle, before setting sail in the afternoon. Take a dip in the sea, dig into some fresh seafood at one of the local restaurants, or raise a drink to the start of your holiday. Meet your crew at the marina, and get settled in onboard before heading to the secluded bay of Turunc Plaji. Get to know your fellow travellers as you swim in the clear blue waters or go and explore this cute seaside town. In the evening sample the local cuisine and get ready for a peaceful night under the stars.
Day 2: Tomb Bay
Heading South, we’ll swing into this stunning hidden bay perfect for snorkelling and paddleboarding. Relax and take in the views, with the contrasting clear blue waters surrounded by sweeping green hills. Spend your afternoon discovering the ancient rock tombs scattered above the bay, before enjoying dinner and drinks ashore.
Day 3: Fethiye
This morning we’ll set sail to the popular town of Fethiye. known for its natural harbour and numerous rock tombs, including the 4th-century B.C. Tomb of Amyntas. By night, stroll the taverna-lined promenade or explore the bazaar to grab a bargain or two before having dinner by the water.
Day 4: Cold Water Bay
As we make our way to Coldwater Bay, get your cameras ready as there’s a chance we may see dolphins. Once we reach our destination, take a quick dip or try your hand at paddle boarding before taking a walk into the ghost town of Kayakoy. In the evening you’ll get to enjoy a traditional dinner while watching the sunset.
Day 5: Kalkan
Today we're headed to the thriving Turkish fishing town of Kalkan. Stroll the pristine, 12km sandy Patara beach looking for turtles or take a wander down the spectacular Saklikent Gorge. While you're here, check out the world-famous UNESCO sites Letoon and Xanthos before enjoying sunset cocktails at any of the fantastic local bars.
Day 6: Kapi Creek
After breakfast, we journey into Skopea Limani, one of the most stunning sailing areas in Turkey. We've handpicked the very best spots for swimming and to go exploring so you can make the most of the turquoise waters. You’ll then wind down the day with a rustic Turkish feast and a glass of wine at the superb waterfront restaurant.
Day 7 & 8: Göcek
Enjoy breakfast and a final morning swim before we journey to Gocek. Your skipper will stop at some stunning bays for swimming along the way so you can take in the last of Turkey's beauty. Arriving at Gocek in the early afternoon, cheers a drink to the incredible week you've shared together before enjoying a final night on the catamaran.
7 nights accommodation on your own Catamaran
Daily breakfast and lunch provided onboard
Two evening meals onboard your yacht
RYA-qualified Skipper & professional Host
Welcome drink and local aperitifs
Wine, beer, or soft drinks served with your meals
2 Stand-up paddleboards & snorkelling equipment
One complimentary excursion
Complimentary tea, coffee and drinking water
Bath towels and fresh linen for the week
Luxury At Sea
Turkey is serviced by several major international airports with significant European flight links to Dalaman International Airport. Netsel Marina is located in Marmaris which will take 90 minutes via bus or taxi from Dalaman Airport.