Antalya-Kekova-Antalya blue cruise is the richest for historical purposes. Visit Xanthos, the ancient capital of Lycia. The ruins of Letoon are nearby. The remains of Lycian civilization in Kekova Island are to be seen by skin-diving. Visit Demre -the native town of Myra, Father Christmas or Santa Claus- and the ancient amphitheater. Climb above Kale village to the castle and ancient cities Phaselis and Olympus that offer the visitors antiquities from the Middle Ages; mosaics in the bath, a theatre, graves and a Byzantine church. Sail through the unspoiled bays and endless beaches of Kemer. Come to anchor in Antalya where features natural coasts, waterfalls pouring down beneath little rainbows, evergreen mountains with snow-capped peaks. During Antalya-Kekova-Antalya blue cruise, shore excursions are optional and require a fee for overland transport, guides or admission to archaeological sites.
BLUE CRUISE Day 1
Boarding our yacht in Antalya. A short briefing from the Captain ensures everyone is familiar with the yacht and what we will do during the week to come. We settle in and have dinner in the yacht. Overnight on board in Kemer Yacht Marina.
BLUE CRUISE Day 2
While you have breakfast, you will be informed about the cruise program and the yacht. The first stop of our blue cruise will be Olympos. Olympos, one of the most important port cities of Likia, has been an element of mythological stories all throughout history. Olympos was a home for pirates because of its location in the past and today it is now known all over the world with its historical values, 3200 meter long beautiful coast, with its endemic plantation, and its wooden houses used as pensions today. After lunch and swimming break, our yacht will sail to Adrasan Cavus Bay for dinner and overnight stay.
BLUE CRUISE Day 3
Early in the morning, we will sail to Demre. After breakfast, you can join the tour to the ruins of Myra, a Lycian city which was also the city of bishop St. Nicholas who was known as 'the protector' of the children, the poor, and the sailors in Byzantines' time. Following this optional land tour, our yacht will cruise to Gokkaya Bay where we will anchor for dinner and overnight.
BLUE CRUISE Day 4
After breakfast, we will sail over the sunken city. The yacht will be moored at Tersane Bay for lunch and swimming break. For dinner and overnight, we cruise to Ucagiz Bay.
BLUE CRUISE Day 5
After breakfast, you can take the chance to visit Simena which is located on the mountain skirts right behind Kalekoy opposite of Kekova Island. There you can find the Genoese Castle and the ruins of a theatre with a 300 capacity. Dinner and overnight stay will be in Kekova.
BLUE CRUISE Day 6
We will start early in the morning and cruise to Genoese Port. After lunch, we will be sailing to Phaselis Bay. Phaselis was founded as a colony of the Rhodesian in 7th century B.C. The city was also famous for perfume trade in ancient times. If you wish, you can walk around the antique town full of antique ruins located on the seashore. Dinner and overnight stay will be in this beautiful bay.
BLUE CRUISE Day 7
After breakfast, we will set sail and arrive in Alacasu Bay where we you can have lunch and swim. For tea time, our destination will be Moonlight Bay. Dinner and overnight on the yacht in Kemer Yacht Marina.
BLUE CRUISE Day 8
After having breakfast in the yacht marina, leaving the gulet with best wishes to see you again at our next Blue Cruise in Turkey.