Step on board of our traditional wooden Gulet in Rhodes, the capital of the Dodecanese Islands.
This Blue Cruise takes us to two pearls of the South Dodecanese islands - Tilos and Symi.
Tilos is one of the smaller islands of the Dodecanese. Located between Kos and Rhodes, with secluded beaches, small villages and it´s main port Livadia. However, the most interesting place is Mikro Chorio, a ghost village with abandoned buildings.
Arriving at the main harbour sees Symi at its most spectacular.
Anchor right in front of the Holy Monastery of Archangel Michael Panormitis whichis located in the south of Symi.
Boarding starts 16:00 pm.Dinner & overnight with your fellow travelers in Rhodes New Marina.
Take the time and visit the well-preserved Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes.
Also a city stroll through the old town is worth our recommendation.
Between 10:00 - 13:00, after harbour formalities, we cruise towards Symi, one of the most beutiful Dodecanese islands. Symi is a real gem. Eenjoy swimming today in the beautiful Nanou Bay.
Afterwards, around 16:00, we cruise to Symi port. Have your camera ready for wonderful shots of this small Greek village.
Your dinner will be served on board. If you wish to dine ashore, please inform the captain in advance.
All of the traverna’s on Symi are very tempting and the captain will understand your choice.
Dinner and overnight.
Today, we leave from Symi port after breakfast between 09:00 - 10:00. We will stop for lunch, swimming and relaxing in one of the beautiful bays around Symi island. At St George bay or one of the many other bays. Around 16:00, we will cruise towards Panormitis, located in the southern part of Symi. You can visit the Monastery of the Archangel Michael Panormitis. This is a Greek Orthodox monastery built in the early 18th century, and still inhabited by monks. It is visited by people from all over the world, and many Greeks pay homage to St Michael of Panormitis each year. (Loud) Music is not allowed here. If the sea conditions are not optimal, we might have to cancel Panormitis and go to Pedi instead. Dinner and overnight.
We cruise towards Tilos after breakfast today, between 09:00-10:00. Tilos is surrounded by high and rocky mountains, steep coasts, beaches with super clear waters and caves. We will enjoy the day at Takrogiali Bay. Late afternoon, around 16:00, we will enter Tilos harbour so that you can stretch your legs again and stroll around this little town. In the centre of the island, there is an abandoned village on the top called Mikro Chorio (get there by taxi or bus). It´s also nice going there in the evening for a drink in the local bar. Dinner and overnight.
Today we cruise to the beautiful island of Chalki, located north-west of Rhodes. Depending on the sea conditions, we will start cruising before or after breakfast (between 06:00 and 10:00). On Chalki tourism is less developed. It is a perfect destination for peace and privacy. Chalki is a cosy island and famous for its crystal clear waters and lovely beaches. We enjoy the day at Trakhia Bay or in one of the other beautiful bays around. Late afternoon, around 16:00, we cruise to Nimporio which is the only village and main port of the island. The beach promenade of Nimporio is lined up with cafeterias and taverns. The church is worth visiting. There is a mass between 19:30-20:00. Dinner and overnight.
We have an early start this morning towards Rhodes Island. Breakfast will be on the way or upon arrival at Anthony Quinn Bay, depending on weather conditions. The beach here is known by the actor's name since he bought this part of the island when filming "The Guns of Navarone“. Afterwards, we cruise to Kalithea where we will spend the rest of the day. Dinner and overnight.
Between 09:00-10:00, we make our way back to the New Marina in Rhodes. A free and nearly full day in Rhodes, so take the chance to visit one of the best preserved medieval towns in the world and a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Dinner and overnight in Rhodes New Marina.
Enjoy an early delicious Mediterranean breakfast on board. Your cruise comes to an end. Disembarkation in Rhodes at 9:00.
Please understand: Cruise itineraries are given as a general guide only and may have to be changed without prior notice and are dependent on (sometimes last minute) changes in local law, weather, sea and docking conditions. Certain stops might be visited on another day than shown in the above program.
Cuisine: Please let us know if you have special dietary requirements or allergies. We are happy to make you comfortable.
… perhaps you like a low budget solution
We offer privat charter for cabin-charter prices in Turkey.
A complete boat can be yours, just put a group together and you are among yourself and the only one on a traditional wooden Gullet. Such a trip is also a good idea for clubs and other parties. From 10 persons onward we reserve a Standardgullet for you and the best route.
· All inclusive accommodation, Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea/cookies and dinner.
· Non alcoholic drinks from 8am till 12pm. Alcoholic drinks from 12am till 11pm.
· All charter and berth taxes, harbour and port fees, transit log,
· Crew service, ship water, diesel and gasoline, clean bed linen and towles (small and
bath towel) on arrival.
· Yacht insurance (we expect to bring your own individual travel insurance).
· Optional land tours and entrance fees to places of interest.
· Flights and airport transfers.
· Tipps for the crew.
Beach towels are not provided. Please bring your own beach towels!
First line: The price is for one person sharing a double cabin. Single passengers who wish to have a cabin for themselfes must pay the single occupancy price.
All cabins have en-suite WC/shower. No children under the age of 12 are allowed and children above 12 are counted as adults. There is no child discount available on any of our itineraries in Turkey.
With Standardyachts an exact yachts name can not be available until 1 or 2 days before departure, as numbers of bookings come in often late and we work like a cooperative. This works well over the years and we advice you to give us your mobile phone that we stay in contact to give you the captain's number and boat name as soon as possible.
The crew aboard our Gulets and Yachts often do not have a foreign language mastered, but they almost always know a few "every-day" phrases and are able to understand almost all requests.
Bookings will be confirmed after a down-payment of 50%. Balance has to be paid 3 weeks before the cruise.
Transaction fees are on behalf of customer