Bodrum Gulet Cruise, Turkey
A gulet cruise is a wonderful combination of eating and drinking under the warm Mediterranean sun, swimming in the crystal clear Med and, of course, cruising along one of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful coastlines. Add to all this a series of picturesque coves, magnificent scenery, snorkelling and sunbathing and you have a brilliant, unique holiday. Simple pleasures and a wonderful feeling of getting away from it all.
If you haven’t heard of a ‘gulet’ then you’re in for a treat. These traditional Turkish wooden vessels are the best way to see the coast on what is known as a ‘blue cruise’. Gulets are motorised for relaxed cruising, and have a big sundeck, perfect for sunbathing and watching the beautiful scenery. Meals are prepared by the crew and eaten on board under a shady canopy. You will visit places, which can only be seen from the sea, and stop off for swimming in secluded bays. A gulet cruise is a wonderful way to get away from it all and really relax. It is a unique combination of eating and drinking under the warm Mediterranean sun, swimming in the crystal-clear waters, having time to get to know your fellow guests and, of course, cruising along one of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful coastlines. This cruise begins and ends in Bodrum, at the attractive marina and cruise along a pretty stretch of coast, as far as the town of Kokova and back. En route you will explore a series of picturesque coves, enjoy magnificent scenery, try snorkelling and have plenty of time to soak up the sun.
Day 1 – Board gulet in Bodrum, overnight in Bodrum harbour
Day 2 – Cruise Alakisla bay and overnight in Çökertme
Day 3 – Cruise to Tuzla bay. Overnight at English Harbour
Day 4 – Cruise to Karacasogut with free time for exploring. Overnight in Karacasogut
Day 5 – Cruise to Ballisu bay and overnight is Longoz
Day 6 – Cruise to Kargili bay and then onto Orak Island. Overnight stay at Orak Island
Day 7 – Cruise to Pabuç after breakfast. Haremten bay is after lunch then it is time to sail into the harbour of Bodrum and overnight is in the harbour.
Day 8 – Leave gulet at approx. 10.00am and transfer to airport