BLUE CRUISE MAPS & ROUTES
SAMPLE ROUTE: MARMARIS - DATCA - MARMARIS
1 - DAY:
The boarding starts at 3:30 p.m. from Marmaris Port.First day the service starts in the boat with dinner and the dinner and the overnight takes place in Marmaris Port. Marmaris which has been under the governorship of so many different nationalities has been built upon the antique Karian city; Phyckos. The most valuable work-piece that you will see today is Marmaris Castle coming from 1577.There is also a mosque from Ottomans and an 8-room caravansaray covered with arches.The ruins of the Antique times lies on Asar Hill; a short hill located on the northern side of the city. Marmaris is one of the best-known touristic places of Turkey; has at he same time got a large marina
2 - DAY:
After breakfast we will going to Arabian Peninsula.After lunch and a swimming break sailing to Bozukkale.Dinner and overnight in Bozukkale.Loryma( Bozukkent) ; the historical city was the center of Rhodes peraia in the 10. century B.C.has a castle with 9 temples and parallel walls to each other.The name Bozukkale means 'crooked castle' and is given to the castle as its one side is missing. Because of its geographical situation and the narrowness of its ports' entrance this port has been used used by the Greek navy forces during Pelepones Sea Wars. Karor, the General of Atina before the Cnidus War has gathered all his ships here in 395 B.C. , whereas; Demetrios; the son of Antigonos in 305 B.C. has chosen this port for the preparations before attacking to Rhodes
3 - DAY:
We are going to Datca after breakfast.The captain docks in Datca and food and water is loaded for the boat.
You can take a short walk in the port area during this time.The city has been founded by the Dors who has come from Aegean Sea to the southern coast of Ionia in the 7th century B.C. In the city you will see the temples built on behalf of Apollon and Venus huge theatres; game and meeting saloons. The island has no humidity at all and has a very fresh air.
The history writer Strabon has a saying about Datca's weather: 'God leaves his fellow ones whom he wants to have a long life on Datca island.'According to a myth while the Spanish pirates were passing from Datca waters had disembarked the people with Hansen's disease in Sariliman Bay in Datca and these people got well with the help of the clean weather of Datca. You can explore Datca either yourself or join the optional city tour.Dinner and overnight take place in Datca or in nearby bay.
4 - DAY:
The sailing goes on with Aktur after breakfast.Right after serving lunch we will go on sail on the northern side of the gulf.Our first stop will Bencik Bay; which has a very narrow entrance but a unique view when you get inside.Bencik is located at the narrowest part of the peninsula that divides Hisaronu Gulf from the Gokova Gulf but closer to Hisaronu. The dinner and overnight will in Bencik bay
5 - DAY:
Today we will be sailing to the inner side of Hisaronu Gulf.For lunch we will dock in Selimiye Bay and for dinner and overnight we will turn our direction to Orhaniye.In Orhaniye you can join the optional jeep safari.In this bay you will a unique romanticism by the sea-water coming up and down and called as 'kiz mumu' ( Girl's candle.)There are so many myths told about this reddish sandy way going from the shore to the inner parts of the sea. In the bay there is a small island where you can see the wrecks of an antique castle, a sign of an ancient city
6 - DAY:
We will turn our way to dirsekbuku after breakfast. After docking in dirsekbuku we will going to bozburun. Bozburun is a small fishing town.This area was popular and suitable for sponge-diving but nowadays the people of the island are no more interested in sponge-diving as it is not worthy and is dangerous.In the last years sponge-diving is replaced by gulet tourism and Bozburun Gulets nowadays could take its place in this sector.
7 - DAY:
Today we will sail to Kadirga or Kumlu Buku after breakfast.Then comes a short swimming break in Paradise Island.
The cruise finishes witha dinner and an overnight in Marmaris Port
8 - DAY:
After the breakfast our guests will be disembarking the boat till 10:30a.m