Places to visit on a Blue Cruise between Gulluk to Dalyan
Bodrum is the master point to start a Blue Cruise in Turkey. Bodrum is a lively town and quite popular by locals and tourists with beautiful beaches and a unique atmosphere. On the north of peninsula lies the Gulf of Gulluk. Here, you get to visit dozens of deserted coves, surrounded by lush forests and rocky shores. This experience becomes even more attractive with visits to the archaeological sites of Didyma and Iassos, immersed in a rural contour of great beauty. The next destination is the south of peninsula where lies the Gulf of Gokova. In the area, there are the remains of the ancient city of Keramos and the main attraction of the place is the Cleopatra Beach. It is told that the sand had been transported directly from Egypt for her by Antonius which makes the site even more exotic.
Cnidus (Knidos), which is located in the south-west than in Gokova, in ancient times was a big city and now is a perfect destination to visit during the Blue cruise. The area is full of isolated and deserted beaches where you can enjoy swimming, diving or other water sports. If you like fishing, you can also experience a nice barbeque prepared by the Chef. Whatever you fish will become your dinner.
Datca is the next destination, one of the three most pristine areas in the world with a zero rate of industrialization. Datca is a dream city, with its atmosphere and its restaurants overlooking the sea, bars and small craft shops where you can buy gifts for family and friends or just something to remind you the adventure in Turkey.
The popular resort of Marmaris is located beyond the Gulf of Hisaronu. Marmaris is home to some of the biggest tourist facilities in the Aegean. Heading further East, Iztuzu beach is located along the coast and here it is easy to spot the famous and increasingly rare Caretta-Caretta turtles. You can go up the river with fisherman boats that stops by Dalyan Village and visit the worldwide famous ruins of Caunos Here, you can also do the mud baths and enjoy the thermal waters.