Turkey 14 Day Sailing or Gulet Itinerary: Marmaris-Gocek

Turkish 14 Day Sailing Itinerary

Marmaris - Rhodes - Symi - Bodrum - Gocek Sailing Itinerary

This unforgettable itinerary will give you a deep appreciation for all that is fantastic about sailing the Aegean Sea and Turkish Blue Cruises. You will experience the history, food, beaches, sights, friendly locals, and peaceful coves that have made Turkey one of the world's top charter destinations.

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Day 1 - Marmaris


Boarding the yacht in Marmaris, we share a 'welcome aboard' drink with the captain and crew, followed by a short briefing from the captain about the boat and itinerary. Dinner and overnight in Marmaris Harbour.

Day 2 - Rhodes (Greece)

The Rhodes Acropolis

After breakfast and passport formalities are complete, we head south for Rhodes, arriving in the early afternoon. After lunch on the boat try exploring Rhodes town - the castle and the quaint streets. For those who wish to hire a car or a moped, we would recommend you visit Lindos and/or the Acropolis. Dinner aboard our gulet, and a night out on the town.

Day 3 - Symi (Greece)

Symi Greece Itinerary

We depart early for Symi, arriving at one of the islands small coves in time for lunch and a swim. Tonight we are in Symi Harbour for a delicious dinner.

Day 4 - Datça, Palamut Buku


After breakfast, it's a short cruise to Datça where we check back into Turkey. In the afternoon, we move out to one of Datça's outer bays or to Karga Bay for dinner. Our overnight anchorage is Palamut Buku.

Day 5 - Knidos, Mersincik

We arrive at the ancient harbor of Knidos at the end of the Datca Peninsula in time for lunch. We spend time after lunch exploring the two theatres, a temple, and the odd ruins which make up this impressive site. Towards evening, we round the end of the peninsula and cruise northeast to our peaceful anchorage, Mersincik.

Day 6 - Cokertme, Orak Island


Nobody will be able to resist the beautiful, clear waters of Mersincik Bay, so after a refreshing swim, we get underway again, this time for Cokertme which is to be our lunchtime stop. By evening, we will be ready to move to Orak island, the perfect stop for the night.

Day 7 - Kara Island, Adabogazi, Bodrum

Today we explore the waters off Kara island and the hot spring ashore. Those with the inclination can even have a mud bath! We then move on to Adabogazi and find ourselves in Bodrum by the end of the day. Dinner and overnight in Bodrum harbor.

Day 8 - Knidos


Departure to Knidos, a strategic point in the 4th Century BC, and one of six cities forming a league called the Dorian Hexapolis. Knidos is also considered to be the point which separates the Aegean from the Mediterranean Coast of Turkey.

After cruising about 3 hours from Bodrum, we drop the anchor in one of two ancient harbors in Knidos. Dinner and overnight in nearby Palamutbuku Bay as Knidos Harbor is relatively unprotected from the wind.

Day 9 - Kargi, Datça


After breakfast, cruising to Kargi or Inceburun for lunch and swimming. In the late afternoon, a cruising about one hour to the Harbour of Datça and dropping the anchor towards evening over there. Dinner and overnight in the Harbor of Datca or in nearby bays if the guests prefer to have a more peaceful night.

Day 10 - Rhodes

Departure to the Island of Rhodes early in the morning and arrival after cruising about 4 hours from Datca. Just chose one of the various options offered to you by this famous Island of 1.400 km2 founded before the Hellenistic epoch built by the Knights of St. John. Visit the old town embedded in the walls of the castle separating it from the modern city of Rhodes. Take time for the Archeological Museum, the manor houses, or Lindos with her famous Acropolis. Enjoy the ancient lanes with the typical pavements under the shadow of the arcades and watch the minarets and church towers in a peaceful neighborhood.

Before dinner just relax onboard and then stroll around the streets with the bars, casinos, and theaters of the vibrant nightlife of the town. Overnight in the Harbor of Rhodes.

Day 11 - Ciftlik, Marmaris

An early cruising about 4 hours to Ciftlik and / or Kadirga and Turunc in the morning. After lunch and a long afternoon over there, a short cruising to Marmaris. Dinner and overnight in the harbor of Marmaris.

Day 12 - Ekincik Bay

After breakfast, cruise about 2 hours to Ekincik Bay where you can take an optional riverboat trip to the ancient city of Kaunos, to the rock tombs of Lycian Kings, to the mud baths and to the Beach of Iztuzu, famous for the sea turtles called Caretta Caretta, and a journey to the labyrinth of the Delta of Dalyan River surrounded with thick vegetation of reed. Dinner and overnight in one of the bays of Ekincik.

Day 13 - Fethiye, Cleopatra Bath, Manastir Bay


Cruising before breakfast to Fethiye Gulf that allows sailing in early hours due to the constant counter wind in the afternoons. Arrival to Aga Limani Bay after cruising for around hours from Ekincik. After lunch and swimming in Aga Limani, a short cruise to Manastir Bay known as Cleopatra Bath or Sunken Bath Bay in local culture due to underwater bath ruins from the ancient city Lydae. Dinner and overnight at Manastir Bay surrounded by pine trees.

Day 14 - Island Hopping, Gocek


After breakfast, a day-long visit to the 12 Islands Region consisting of Yassõca Islands, Hamam Bay, Kursunlu Bay, Yavansu, Bedri Rahmi Bay, Tersane Island, Gobun Bay, Boynuzbuku, Gocek Island, Domuz Island, Zeytin Island & Kizil Island famous for the wooden boat construction in ancient time, and surrounded by glorious turquoise waters. In the late afternoon, cruising towards Gocek for dinner and overnight.

Day 15 - Disembark Gocek

Disembarkation in Gocek, we hope you have had a fantastic and memorable charter!

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