Southern Turkey

The ‘Turquoise Coast’ of Southern Turkey offers a wealth of fabulous ancient sites and a dramatic mountainous coastline with deep blue bays and inlets, dotted with fishing harbours, lively resorts and bustling oriental bazaars. The Mediterranean at its most exotic.

Itinerary

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  • GOCEK

    GOCEK

    Göçek sits in a beautiful, secluded bay with a dramatic backdrop of mountains and is traditionally a good starting point for charters. You’ll find an excellent infrastructure for welcoming visitors with lots of cafés and bars on the promenade.
  • SKOPEA BAY

    SKOPEA BAY

    This bay, just by Gocek is a gorgeous place for cruising. 12 km long with little islands and numerous coves for swimming, the water is calm and the atmosphere very peaceful.
  • GEMILER ISAND

    GEMILER ISAND

    Gemiler Island is a mythical island with verdant woodland and aquamarine waters. Explore the fascinating ruins dating from Byzantine times including a covered walkway leading to the water's edge and a church with partially excavated mosaic floors.
  • KALKAN

    KALKAN

    Kalkan is a pretty coastal town set on a hillside overlooking the sea. Explore the picturesque harbour and the narrow streets where bougainvillea and jasmine spill from the balconies and the local vendors sell an amazing variety of merchandise.
  • KAS

    KAS

    Kas is a popular destination with its Greek theatre, in a panoramic position overlooking the coves and harbour below. From Kas, you can drive to the nearby ancient Lycian cities and archaeological sites of Xanthos, Patara and Letoon.
  • KASTELLORIZON

    KASTELLORIZON

  • KEMER

    KEMER

    Kemer town is fairly new and vibrant with clubs, bars and restaurants and is a nice base for visiting nearby sites like Olympos, Phaselis and Aspendos. Surrounded by sea, mountains and pine forest, there is plenty of natural beauty to enjoy as well.
  • KEKOVA ROADS

    KEKOVA ROADS

    An enclosed bay protected by the 4 mile long Kekova Island. The Bay has several wonderful anchorages and an inner, completely land locked cove, Uçagiz Liman, which is always lovely and calm.
  • ANDRAKI BAY

    ANDRAKI BAY

    This is the starting point for visiting the incredible remains of the ancient Myra harbour, now surrounded by beautiful dunes. You will see Lycian rock house tombs, and the ancient church of Saint Nicholas, who lived here and acted as Bishop.
  • CENEVIZ

    CENEVIZ

    Said by some to be the most beautiful cove on the Gulf of Antalya, Ceneviz is bound on one side by sheer mountains and on the other by pine-clad beach. Behind its own beautiful beach the ancient settlement at Olympos is well worth exploring.
  • Ekincik

    Ekincik

    A peaceful, unspoiled nature conservation area, off the beaten tourist track.

Sample itinerary

  • Göçek Skopea Bay 5 miles
  • Skopea Bay Ekinçik 35 miles
  • Ekinçik Gemiler Island 35 miles
  • Gemiler Island Kalkan 30 miles
  • Kalkan Kastellorizon 10 miles
  • Kastellorizon Kaş 5 miles
  • Kaş Kekova Roads 18 miles
  • Kekova Roads Andraki Bay 6 miles
  • Andraki Bay Ceneviz 40 miles
  • Ceneviz Kemer 15 miles
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Highlights

  • Gocek, probably the most beautiful spot on the Turkish coast with its forest-clad mountain range, providing the dramatic backdrop to the plains, coastal towns, villages and beaches that are scattered throughout the region.
  • Skopea Limani is a paradise for cruising. 12 km long with little islands and numerous coves for swimming the bay around Gocek, the water is calm and the atmosphere very peaceful.
  • Ceneviz is said by some to be the most beautiful cove on the Gulf of Antalya, bounded on one side by sheer mountain and on the other by pine-encased beach.
  • Highlights
  • Itinerary
  • Adriatic & Eastern Mediterranean

    Classical history and glorious landscapes are found in this region. They will kindle the spirit of discovery and escapism in you, while you bask in luxury on one of our magnificent yachts.
  • Western Mediterranean

    The appeal of cruising around the world’s most exciting and revered ports in France, Italy, Corsica and Sardinia is unrivalled. No wonder so many of our most seasoned charter clients return again and again to revisit favourite haunts and make new discoveries!
  • Caribbean and Bahamas

    Unrivalled opportunities for snorkelling, diving and fishing, against a backdrop of islands blessed with gorgeous sand and lapped by warm aquamarine water. The virgin seas around the Eastern Caribbean and the Bahamas offer some of the best tropical island cruising in the world.
  • Indian Ocean

    A tempting alternative winter charter destination to the Caribbean. Choose from the equally stunning Maldives or the Seychelles, each with their own unique characteristics, but both offering spectacular beaches and turquoise waters for outstanding snorkelling and diving. The Maldives consist of 26 atolls and hundreds of islets, only 250 of which are inhabited. Charters in the Maldives are not conducted to pre-determined itineraries and your captain will plan a daily programme to match your preferred activities.
  • South Pacific

    With many areas inaccessible to mainstream tourism, discover the true South Pacific and cruise through some of the most beautiful, unspoiled islands imaginable. The locals will welcome and inspire you with their love of music and dance. The South Pacific offers arguably the best diving in the world; a constant warm water temperature means you can spot reef sharks, manta rays, turtles and dolphins often up to 50 metres away. Few seascapes are as evocative of paradise than the coral islands of the South Pacific.
  • South East Alaska

    Lofty glaciers and misty fjords, waterfalls and hot springs, orcas and grizzly bears, sea lions and bald eagles all combine to make Alaska a place for the most amazing adventure and exploration. A cruising experience like no other.
  • Costa Rica

    The unspoiled Costa Rican coastline is teeming with exotic wildlife. Humpback whales play with their calves in the clear water, whilst the jungle interior abounds with howler monkeys and toucans, and thousands of species of tropical animals. The golden beaches are pristine and inshore there are rain forests, national parks, volcanoes, hot springs, horse riding and rock climbing to choose from – an endless array of activities and wildlife. A true natural paradise in every sense.
  • The Great Barrier Reef

    The Great Barrier Reef and Tropical Far North Queensland offer off-the-beaten-track cruising at its most spectacular with outstanding snorkelling, diving and fishing opportunities in an untouched natural environment of extraordinary beauty.
  • Indonesia

    Indonesia is home to over 17,000 islands spanning an area of over 5000km across the equator. With vast differences from island to island, they all have one thing in common and that is a rich and colourful culture where life is regulated by a series of spectacular rituals. The islands of Komodo, a designated World Heritage Site, are blessed with hundreds of secluded beaches, transparent crystal clear waters, and stunning coral reefs waiting to be explored. Home to the Komodo dragon, the world’s largest lizard, you will also find here the most extraordinary cultures where life has remained unchanged for centuries.
  • Norway

    There are tens of thousands of islands across Norway from top to bottom offering stunning views across varied coastlines. Take a helicopter or seaplane ride over the stunning waterfalls and glaciers or try some skiing or reindeer and dog team sleighs. Taste home made cheeses and creams straight from the traditional farms and order private performances of musicians and artists on coastal islands. It’s quite simply a perfect cruising destination.
  • South East Asia

    The Andaman Sea on the west coast of the Malay Peninsula offers ideal cruising conditions. Dramatic limestone landscapes, endless lagoons, lush tropical vegetation and powdery white sand beaches together with the cultural attractions of Thailand and Malaysia guarantee the most unforgettable of journeys.
  • The Red Sea

    A mystical country bursting with culture and beauty, Egypt is a truly unique cruising destination. Sharm el Sheikh, on the Red Sea Riviera, is located at the tip of Sinai and well known for being a paradise for snorkelling and scuba diving. The Red Sea offers a seascape which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and varied in the world, renowned for its rich sea life and teeming with over 2,000 species.
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