7 days of nature in the Marmaris area

About this program

This is a 7 day (Saturday – Saturday) sailing trip starting and ending in Marmaris. It’s meant for people interested in exploring the beautiful nature and animals of the Turkish coast.

Please note that all restaurants and activities listed are only suggestions, and are not included in the price. The trip can be changed according to your wishes, meaning stops can be added or removed.

About the route

Starting point: Marmaris

Arrival: We can arrange a transfer from the airport to the marina for you. The transfer is not included in the price.

About: Marmaris is a port city and tourist resort on the Mediterranean coast. It is located along the shoreline of the Turkish Riviera in the province of Mugla.  The city has two big marinas and other smaller marinas making it one of the most solicited Turkish cities in terms of the catamaran, gulet. yacht and sailing boat charters.

The city has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and mild rainy winters. Temperatures are especially high during the heatwaves in July and August.

Itinerary

Day 1
Marmaris

The plan for the first day is to arrive on a Saturday in Marmaris and get to the Marina. Your check-in on the boat will be at 5 PM and you will spend the night there.

Marmaris is special for the Marmaris Dalyan Turtle Beach, mud baths, and Kings Tombs.

Activities
Experience outdoor sports like horse safari or diving
Visit the Marmaris peninsula and find the Tulipa armena, a beautiful flower introduced during the Ottoman period.
Gastronomy
Karen Brasserie – Steakhouse with a private beach for your enjoying time
Hacis Cafe – Restaurant Bar – popular for its parmos and offers a variety of vegetarian and vegan options
Cozy Corner – restaurant with a variety of different cuisines
Day 2
Ekincik

Ekincik lays between Marmaris and Dalyan, its harbor is located on the western entry cape of the inlet of Ekincik and covered with green pine forests. You can ride up the Dalyan River to the UNESCO ancient city of Caunos, where you’ll see six tombs of the kings cut into the sheer rock face.

Activities
Visit the nearby mud baths with their mystical healing powers
Swim in the water where the green and the blue are intermingled with each other
Gastronomy
Asma Altı – a small family-run restaurant with a great selection of food
Captan Beach Cafe Bar – great for refreshments at the beach
Likya Restaurant – Turkish, Seafood, Mediterranean cuisine
My Marina Yacht Club – Seafood, European, Turkish, Mediterranean cuisine
Day 3
Kapi Creek

Kapi Creek is a beautiful bay within the Skopia Limani area and it has always been a favorite for sailors. There is a good walk up to the summit of the mountain which overlooks the creek. Views from the top are magnificent and, if lucky, you may even spot a pair of Eleonora’s falcons that frequent the summit.

Activities
Go swimming and enjoy the beach
Gastronomy
Kapi Restaurant – fresh food while overlooking the bay
Day 4
Fethiye

The popular resort Fethiye boasts an important marina at the head of a beautiful bay strewn with islands.

Activities
The Fethiye Museum – where the remains of ancient civilizations are displayed
Beautiful beaches of Kayaköy and Ölüdeniz where you can also enjoy exploring the Blue Lagoon
Afkule – great for diving
Visit the Butterfly Valley – home to diverse butterfly species
Gastronomy
Mozaik Bahce – great selection of Turkish food
Kukina Caferia – cute interior and a romantic atmosphere
Summer Rose Restaurant & Bar – here you can find something for everybody
Day 5
Sarsala Koyu

Located in the mesmerizing Skopia Limani bay area, Sarsala Koyu is easily accessible by boat. It’s a natural bay good for swimming or for staying overnight. It has a long stony beach and a valley running inland, which is covered with trees and overlooked by Forestry Mountain.

Activities
Visit the Sarsala Cove
Explore Lycian Rock Tombs
Gastronomy
Küçük Sarsala Gözde – a small restaurant that will surprise you with many food choices
Day 6
Asi Koyu

Asi Beach/Cove or known as Asi Koyu is hidden between Sarigerme and Dalyan after Mergenli Village. The Beach and surrounding area is cleaned every day by the staff since it’s owned by the Government but leased to a private business enterprise.

It’s a natural bay good for swimming or for staying overnight. It has a long stony beach and a valley running inland, which is covered with trees and overlooked by Forestry Mountain. enterprise.

Activities
Take a relaxed walk and enjoy the views while absorbing the peace and quiet
Swim, snorkel, practice your paddleboard skills
Gastronomy
A small restaurant in the bay offers fresh food and great prices
Day 7
Back to Marmaris

You can visit the city center and shop search for some Turkish souvenirs. For those who want to spend their last day on the beach, Marmaris has 3 main beaches: Marmaris Urban Beach, Marmaris Long Beach (Uzunyali), and the main beach of Icmeler.

They all offer quality services, great water, and fine sands. After that your last day in Marmaris you can check out from the Marina on Saturday morning at 9 am.

Picking a boat type

Picking out the type of boat to go with will generally come down to your budget, the group size, and preferred method of sailing. Moreover, different sailboats available can be chartered independently or with a fully-staffed crew.

Find your yacht
Sailboat
2-12 people
The most popular boat for active travelers and couples. They offer the classic sailing experience and tend to vary in size from 30-64 feet.
Starting from 1000 EUR pw
Catamaran
2-12 people
This offers a more smooth sailing experience compared to the normal sailboat and are the perfect choice for bigger groups or families. The sizes often range from 38-70 feet, with the average being around 42 ft.
Starting from 3500 EUR pw
Gulet
8-20 people
These boats are usually perfect for larger groups. Most of these have six cabins and come with three / four crewmembers. The ship sizes tend to range between 60-100 ft
Starting from 4000 EUR pw
Motor yacht
2 – 12 people
Motor yachts have from 1 one to up to five cabins depending on their size and tend to range from 30-100 ft.
Starting from 3000 EUR pw

Interested in Marmaris route?

Are you interested in visiting Marmaris and explore its secret coves and beaches? We have answers to those questions and many more. So don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team today!