Cruising Route: Marmaris – Fethiye – Marmaris
Set against a backdrop of pine clad hills, Marmaris is a resort that combines natural beauty with an outstanding zest for life. Famed for YACHTING, MARINAS,HOTELS, LONG BEACH, NIGHTLIFE. On the other hand, the surrounding countryside offers the best in culture, due to the succession of scenic roads and sympathetic villages, which lead to ancient ruins and unspoilt beaches.Marmaris is the most popular starting bay of BLUE VOYAGE.
The peacefull bay of Ekincik is about 18 miles East of Marmaris. This bay is covered by pine trees and spectacular sheer cliffs. Perfect for windsurfing. The small village of Ekincik is a short walk from the bay.
Dalyan literally means ‘fish trap’. People come for its setting on the placid Dalyan Çayı (Dalyan Creek), for the dramatic Lycian tombs hewn into the rockfaces that dominate the town on the west bank of the river, for the ruins of ancient Roman city of Caunos, and for broad İztuzu Beach, a natural nesting-ground for Carretta Carretta (loggerhead turtles). In Dalyan village there are several restaurants by the river specializing in mullet and bass dishes.This amazing place can be visited by river boats on arrangements. please, request from your captain for the arrangement.
This popular village has grown over the past years to a popular centre for Yachting. Even though its growth it has managed to keep its distinctive Turkish village atmosphere. Explore this pleasant little village with excellent fish restaurants.
GULF OF FETHİYE: Best anchoring of spots at gulf of Fethiye
Ruin Bay – where you can swim in the clear waters inside the ancient bath house of Cleopatra.
Wall Bay – A cove with several places to anchor around its perimeter. A remarkable square rock sits in the water near the head of the cove.
Sarsala – A large bay. But this is not the best stop as itself, but in a cove on the South side where the slopes dips dramatically down to the sea. As you enter the cove be ready to be impressed with an old marble column on the point.
Deep Bay perfect stop to swim in the clear waters or snorkel around the rocks.
Tomb Bay – This bay is a delightful anchorage under the wooded slopes with a small restaurant ashore. Explore the ancient tombs high up in the rocks.