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Gocek - Kekova, The Lycian Cruise
Day 1: GOCEK - GOCEK ISLAND
Fly to Dalaman Airport to join your yacht in Gocek; only half an hour away from the airport. The charming village of Gocek is an environmental protection area and main yachting center. After a welcome cocktail, sail to Gocek Island for a quiet night and dinner.
Day 2: GOCEK ISLAND - OLUDENIZ - GEMILER ISLAND
Cruise to Oludeniz, a beautiful inland bay which can be visited by the yacht's dinghy. With high mountains sweeping down to the shore and golden sands this lagoon is a scenic must. It is ideal for nice swim and watersports. Late afternoon cruise to Gemiler Island surrounded by an amphitheater of mountains and covered with Byzantine remains. Enjoy a grill party ashore.
Day 3: GEMILER ISLAND - KAS
Early morning sail to Kas (Ancient Antiphellos), a charming village, a small green oasis under steep scrub - covered hills in which numerous Lycian tombs were carved out. The Greek island of Kastellorizon lies only three miles to the south. Overnight in Bayindir Harbour.
Day 4: KAS - KEKOVA (KALE)
You will be absorbed into the remains of an ancient Lycian civilization. There is a wealth of fascinating spots to explore. Parts of the city are sunken while other parts protrude from the sea to from tiny islands. A lonely sarcophagus still stands half - submerged on the western side of the bay. Ucagiz Bay and the village Kale (ancient Simena) will be visited.
Day 5: KEKOVA - KALKAN
After breakfast, sail to Kalkan, a pretty fishing village, offers a good choice of antique and carpet shops, while your crew is busily preparing for a comfortable night onboard.
Day 6: KALKAN (XANTHOS & PATARA & LETOON & SAKLIKENT)
An air-conditioned minibus will take you from Kalkan harbour for your daily land tour. Kalkan is a base for visiting Xanthos, the birthplace of Bishop Nicholas of Myra, and Patara, a suberb seven-mile long beach. Letoon is an ancient city with temples of Apollo, Artemis and Leto and the ruins of Hellenistic Theatre. Enjoy the lunch in Saklikent (Hidden Canyon). Meet the boat in Fethiye.
Day 7: SARSALA - GOCEK
Sarsala Bay is a safe anchorage place ideal for swimming and watersports. You can just relax and enjoy a nice drink onboard. In the evening, you may try one of the nice fish restaurants in the charming village of Gocek for dinner.
Day 8: GOCEK - DALAMAN
After breakfast, leave your yacht in Gocek with wishes to meet again.