Marmaris – Rhodes – Symi – Bodrum
1. Day :
Boarding the yacht in Marmaris, we share a ‘welcome aboard’ drink with the captain and crew. A short briefing from the captain gives us all we need to know about the boat and how we will spend our week on board. Dinner and overnight in Marmaris Harbor.
2. Day :
After breakfast and passport formalities are complete, we head south for Rhodes, arriving in the early afternoon. After lunch on the boat (and after check-in is complete) we are free to start 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 yacht, and a night out on the town.
3. Day :
We depart early for Symi, arriving at one of the islands small coves in time for lunch and a swim. Tonight we are Symi Harbor for dinner.
4. Day :
After breakfast, it’s a short cruise to Datca where we check back in to Turkey. In the afternoon, we move out to one of Datca’s outer bays or to Karga Bay for dinner. Our overnight anchorage is Palamut Buku.
5. Day :
Close to midday, we arrive at the ancient harbor of Knidos at the end of the Datca Peninsula. We spend time after lunch exploring the two theaters, a temple and the odd ruins which make up this impressive site. Towards evening, we round the end of the peninsula and cruise north east to our peaceful anchorage, Mersincik.
6. Day :
Nobody will be able to resist the beautiful, clear waters of Mersincik Bay, so after a swim, we get underway again, this time for Cokertme which is to be our lunch time stop. By evening, we will be ready to move to Orak island, the perfect stop for night.
7. Day :
Today we explore the waters off Kara island and the hot spring ashore! Those with the inclination can even have a mud bath! We move on to Adabogazi and find ourselves in Bodrum by the end of the day. Dinner and overnight in Bodrum harbor.
8. Day :
We disembark after breakfast.