All Our Cabin Charter Itineraries
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just dream about a holiday sleeping on deck, under a velvet, star filled sky, listening to the sea lap at the hull
...we can make it a reality for you."
A complete boat can be yours, just put a group together and you are among your friends 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
boat for you and suggest the best itinerary.
"The small harbors and settlements
offer an intimate view of coastal life which large ships cannot replicate authentically.
In many ways a gulet is like a full service hotel where every room has a sea view and the scenery changes constantly."
First Class Cabin Charter on 4-5 star
luxury Gulets with AC
This is the cabin charter for those who are after something a little more special and a little more upmarket. Our First Class Cabin Charters offer guests an air-conditioned
vessel (during these weeks) of superior quality. On board service
is of a high standard and the yacht is equipped for both relaxation and leisure activities.
Air condition system works for more then 4 hours
the weekly menu is of higher standard than on our other tours
This tour starts and finishes in Bodrum, guests are treated to an afternoon’s excursion to the ruins of ancient
On this cruise you are not going with the crowd. You are on a boat that you share with some other couples, having
your own crew that will be there for your needs. You may participate in sailing, have the chance to explore every
little bay and on your route.
Your floating home will be a boat like pictured
here, betweeen 24 and 28 metres, 6 to 8 cabins, some also provided
with a twin cabin, either a 4 star gullet with with 6 or 8 cabins with ensuite toilette and shower and AirCondition
Suggested Airport: Bodrum-Milas, Turkey.
details of the itinerary
Cabin Charter general information
here is the enquiry form
incl. Full Board
per person per week
Sundays, departure next morning
03 - 30th
~ 850,- US$ ~ 544,- GB£ ~ 880,- AUD
31st - September 4th
~ 928,- US$ ~ 595,- GB£ ~ 962,- AUD
updated for 2011. All our prices are based on Euro, all other currencies are only valid as a guideline,
and refer to the currency rate of Nov. 22nd, 2010. The price is for one person sharing a double cabin. All cabins
have en-suite WC/shower and AC. Single passengers who wish to have a cabin for themselfes must pay an additional
65% of the cabin charter fee.
Due to limited space on these programs, childrens discount is not available. Children below 12 years may not partcipate.
Drinks and tipps are extra, Please don't bring drinks on board.
Bookings will be confirmed after a down-payment of 50%
Full board accommodation, Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea/cookies, dinner
all charter and berth taxes, Turkish and Greek harbour and port fees, transit log, VAT
crew service, ship water, diesel and gasoline
bed linen and towels (small and bath towel)
Yacht insurance (we advice to take your own individual travel insurance),
all port procedures and expenses in foreign waters for the yacht
Prices do not include:
Alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages,
including bottled water, this all can be purchased from the bar on board, please do not bring drinks aboard
Optional land tours and entrance fees to places of interest
flights and airport transfers
Here is a rough guide of your
week on the boat
Day 1: BODRUM
Boarding starts at 15:30 from Bodrum Harbour. Guests who arrive early can leave their luggage at the Barbaros Yachting
Office. On the first day, our boat will be anchored in Bodrum Port for dinner and overnight stay. Bodrum has a
history that goes back to the 12th century B.C. The city which was called 'Halicarnassus' was the birthplace of
Herodotus; the 'Father of History' who lived in the 5th century B.C. The 'Mausoleum' of King Mausolus (350 B.C.)
one of the Seven Wonders of the World is in this city. The only structure that survived from the Classical Era
is the Amphitheatre. It is one of the oldest theatres in Anatolia with a capacity of 13.000 guests and it is still
hosting many shows and concerts for the art-lovers of Bodrum. Another place that you should visit when you arrive
in Bodrum is the landmark of the city, the 'Castle of Saint Peter'.
It is one of the best preserved pieces of architecture with a history dating back to the Middle Ages. 'Myndos Gate'
through which Alexander the Great entered Halicarnassus is another place that you should not miss.
Day 2: KNIDOS – MERSINCIK
Early in the morning, we will cruise to Knidos. If the weather conditions permit, we can use the sail on the way.
Cnidus was a developed city in science, art and architecture. Eudoxos, a very popular astronomer and maths professor;
Dr. Euryphon; Polygontos, a popular painter; Skopas and Bryaksis of Faros, the most famous sculptors of the era;
Sostrates, the architect of Alexandrian light house -one of the seven wonders of the World- and Ktesias the doctor,
who saved the life of a Persian king from a disaster, lived on this island. Dr. Euryphon and his students founded
the second biggest medical science school in Cnidus. The island also hosts the largest sun clock of its time which
was erected by Eudoksos. Knidos was the home for Aphrodite's monument and in those times the city was famous for
brothels and became popular for sailors and Arabic tradesmen. You may also take a walk on the shore to see the
ruins. Then we will cruise to Mersincik for dinner and overnight stay. If the weather conditions permit, we can
use the sail on the way.
more about Knidos
Day 3: ÇATI
– SEVEN ISLANDS
Early in the morning, we will move to Çati Bay where you will have your breakfast.It is a pleasant bay which
is located at the southern part of the
Gulf of Gökova and surrounded by the pine trees. Then we will cruise to Seven Islands for lunch. You
will experience another excellent day in the Seven Islands Region. In this region which is full of many small islands
and coral reef; it is recommended that you should dive, swim, sleep and rest. Our guests can also enjoy a walk
in the forests which are filled with pine trees. Our first stop in Seven Islands Region will be Küfre Bay.
Then we will be anchoring in Uzun Liman (Long Port) for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: TUZLA – LÖNGÖZ
– ENGLISH HARBOUR
The gulet will be anchoring in Tuzla Bay to enjoy a swimming break in the turquoise- blue waters. Breakfast will
be served here. For lunch, our captain will cruise to Löngöz Bay; another place like paradise which is
sheltered with huge pine forests. After lunch, you can enjoy a short walk in the forest and take a rest in Ali
Baba's local shed-like cafe. Later we will cruise to English Port for dinner and overnight stay. The name English
Port comes from the time of 2nd World War when the ships of English Navy forces used to dock here. In this area,
there are so many small and large bays which are suitable and sheltered enough to anchor for the boats.
Day 5: AKBÜK
– CLEOPATRA ISLAND – KARACASÖGÜT
In the morning, we will cruise to Akbük. If the weather conditions permit, we can use the sail on the way.
Later we will cruise to Sedir (Cedrae) Island and tea time service will be done here. This unique island with its
small beach and unbelievable clear water is like an open-air museum. You can see the city walls, the ruins from
the Dorians' reign (later restorated as a church); the amphitheatre with 1500 guest capacity and some vaulted historical
buildings. You can walk around the wrecks of pillars with antique writings on them or the ancient stones decorated
with reliefs. Cleopatra beach, located on this island has a very special kind of sand that can only be found in
the deserts of Northern Africa. According to the myth, King Antonius brought the sand from Egypt by sea for Cleopatra.
Later we will anchor at Karacasögüt for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: KARGILI -
We will be in Kargili Bay (Molla Ibrahim Bay) this morning. After lunch and a swimming break in Kargili, we will
cruise to Çökertme. For dinner and overnight stay, we will be anchoring at Çökertme Bay.
Day 7: KISEBÜKÜ
– ORAK ISLAND – YALIÇIFTLIK – BODRUM
Early in the morning, we will cruise to Kisebükü (Alakisla Bükü).You can see the ruins of Byzantines
there. Later we will move to Orak Island. After you take the opportunity of swimming in the crystal-blue waters
of Orak Island and enjoying lunch, we will anchor in Yaliçiftlik for tea and cakes. Then our boat will be
cruise back to Bodrum Port for the last day's dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8: BODRUM
You and your fellow guests will leave the boat with precious memories by 10:30 after breakfast.
Depending on sea and
weather conditions, Blue CruiseYachting reserves the right to make necessary changes in the tour programme to ensure
the safety and comfort of its guests.
here is the enquiry form
If yo can put together a group of friends ( 8 - 10 for a 6 cabin boat, or 12 - 14 for an 8 cabin gullet
) - the whole boat can be yours. more
Cabin Charter - general information
The tour which is offered here
take place only on 4-5 star Premium class Yachts, the traditional Bodrum-built Wooden GULET. All yachts are between
24 - 28 meters length, these
vessels accommodate between 12 and 16 guests in 6 to 8 cabins. The cabins have en-suite WC & showers. (Hot & cold). There is a music
set, VHF Radiotelephone and a dinghy on each yacht, on this route the air ccondition will work for about 8 hours
a day, including morning and evening times. The Crew of three consists mainly of a captain, cook and a deckshand.
An exact yacht’s name can not
be available until 1 or 2 days before departure, as numbers of bookings come in often late. This works well over
the years like a cooperative and we advice you to give us your mobile phone that we stay in contact to give you
captain's number and boat name.
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.
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