7-day Return
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7-day Return cruise
Sail Turkey return - Fethiye to Fethiye
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Fethiye Return Cruise
Twice a week (every Tue and Sat) from Apr to Oct 2019
 
Our gulet boats are traditionally-built, wooden Turkish motor-yachts which usually hold around 16 to 18 passengers. These cruises are the best way to see the Turkish coast – imagine waking every morning for breakfast and a swim in idyllic bays and cruising along the coast to a new destination each day. The decks are perfect for sunbathing and jumping into the sea, the food is excellent and there is a tender boat included to shuttle you to and from the sites such as the stunning Oludeniz beach, the charming fishing village of Kas and several ancient ruins.
 
Of course, it’s not all about relaxing and sightseeing. There is an onboard bar and opportunities to enjoy the nights on the boat with your shipmates and go to cafes, bars and venues in places such as Kas town and Kalkan. Sounds like the perfect trip? You bet it is, and with prices starting at £429 GBP per person for a 7-day cruise with full-board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) included, it is incredible value!
 
See the "Dates & Prices" tab above for both our 18-39s and mixed age cruise departures. The full itinerary for the Fethiye Return Cruise is below. Many guests want to spend longer in each destination than on the 4-day cruises and do the excursions (scuba-diving and paragliding) on the way back to Fethiye. The 7-day return version gives you that opportunity on the return leg:
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Day 1

Fethiye to St Nicholas Island

We board our gulet around 10am for welcome speeches and an introduction to Captain and crew, depart Fethiye harbour around 11am and cruise to Butterfly Valley for swimming, lunch and an optional hike up to the waterfall. Butterfly Valley is famous for being the home of over 130 different types of butterflies but they only appear in large numbers at certain times of the year so let’s hope we get lucky!

Afterwards, we head over to Oludinez, Europe’s most photographed beach and one of the best sites in the world to paraglide. In the evening, we anchor at St. Nicholas Island in time for a short hike up through the island's ruins to witness the amazing sunset.

 

Optional excursion: Paragliding
See full details on paragliding and scuba-diving excursions
 
Day 2

St Nicholas Island to Kas

Today we are off to Kalkan (Aquarium Bay) for breakfast in a breathtaking spot for swimming and snorkelling in crystal-clear water. We then cruise to Kas, a fishing village with a charming little harbour where we enjoy lunch on the boat before disembarking to explore the local boutique shops, which specialise in handmade jewellery and clothes. We either spend the night in Kas Town or in one of the secluded bays between Kas and Kekova.

 

Optional excursion: Paragliding
See full details on paragliding and scuba-diving excursions
kas village and food on gulet
 
Day 3

Kas to Gokkaya Bay

Today we sail past the sunken city. Once part of the original settlement that still makes up the island of Kekova, a devastating earthquake many centuries ago made this part of the town collapse into the sea. We will sail past for a closer look before anchoring on the opposite side to visit Kekova. Here you can wander the island, hike to the Lycian tombs, climb to the hilltop and enter Simena Fortress for some panoramic views over the coastline you have just cruised.

In the evening (high season only) there is sometimes the option of partying the night away at the Smugglers Inn (opening times and days are very unpredictable!). Overnight in Gokkaya Bay.
 
Day 4

Gokkaya Bay to Demre

Today we enjoy a lazy start, easing any sore heads gently into the morning. After breakfast we spend some time in Pirates Cave (or another nearby bay) for snorkelling and swimming.
We dock at Cayagzi (Andriake) Harbour around 10:30-11:00am for farewells to any 4-day West to East travellers and new East to West guests come aboard around 12.30pm and we cruise to a cove for swimming, snorkelling and lunch.
We then return to Gokkaya Bay.
 
Day 5

Gokkaya Bay to Kas to Kalkan or Aquarium Bay

After breakfast in a nearby bay and a morning swim, we cruise back to Kas for the chance to explore the town further (don't miss the amphitheatre!) or to do the Scuba-diving excursion in the crystal-clear Turkish water.
We finish the day in Aquarium Bay with swimming, snorkelling and dinner before spending the night here sleeping under the stars on deck, or we will overnight in Kalkan town for you to enjoy the nightlife.

 
Day 6

Aquarium Bay to Butterfly Valley to St. Nicholas Island

We head north in the morning and wake up to the sight of Butterfly Valley. After breakfast we stay here for swimming and then head over to Oludinez for the chance to paraglide in one of the world's best locations for this sport!
In the evening, we anchor at St. Nicholas Island.

 

 
Day 7

St. Nicholas Island to Fethiye

On our last day we enjoy breakfast at St.Nicholas Island and then cruise over to Tarzan Bay or Samanlik Bay for a swim and lunch. We finally dock in Fethiye in the afternoon with plenty of time for last-minute pics and farewells.

If you need great value accommodation in Fethiye for a night or 2 after your sail then you can book our Fethiye Guesthouse
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Fethiye to Fethiye return cruise
Dates: Twice a week (every Tue and Sat) from April to October 2019
Prices: From £429 to £549 GBP
 
The prices for the cruise are laid out in the grid below by month.

Price includes:
  • Space in a shared cabin on Sail Turkey Cruise
  • Full-board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Onboard crew (3-4 crew members)
  • UNLIMITED bottled water
  • All port taxes

Price excludes:
  • All drinks onboard
  • Crew tips (at your discretion)
  • Beach and bath towels (please bring your own)
  • Entrance fees to sites and museums
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START DATE
END DATE
PLACES AVAILABLE
PRICE
 
 
Sat 20-Apr-19
26-Apr-19
Mixed age cruise
£429.00
 
Tue 23-Apr-19
29-Apr-19
Mixed age cruise
£429.00
 
Sat 27-Apr-19
03-May-19
Mixed age cruise
£429.00
 
Tue 30-Apr-19
06-May-19
Mixed age cruise
£429.00
 
START DATE
END DATE
PLACES AVAILABLE
PRICE
 
 
Sat 04-May-19
10-May-19
Mixed age cruise
£429.00
 
Sat 11-May-19
17-May-19
Mixed age cruise
£429.00
 
Sat 18-May-19
24-May-19
Mixed age cruise
£429.00
 
Sat 25-May-19
31-May-19
Mixed age cruise
£429.00
 
START DATE
END DATE
PLACES AVAILABLE
PRICE
 
 
Sat 01-Jun-19
07-Jun-19
Mixed age cruise
£439.00
 
Sat 08-Jun-19
14-Jun-19
Mixed age cruise
£439.00
 
Tue 11-Jun-19
17-Jun-19
Mixed age cruise
£439.00
 
Sat 15-Jun-19
21-Jun-19
18-39s cruise
£439.00
 
Tue 18-Jun-19
24-Jun-19
Mixed age cruise
£439.00
 
Sat 22-Jun-19
28-Jun-19
18-39s cruise
£449.00
 
Tue 25-Jun-19
01-Jul-19
Mixed age cruise
£449.00
 
Sat 29-Jun-19
05-Jul-19
18-39s cruise
£539.00
 
START DATE
END DATE
PLACES AVAILABLE
PRICE
 
 
Tue 02-Jul-19
08-Jul-19
Mixed age cruise
£549.00
 
Sat 06-Jul-19
12-Jul-19
18-39s cruise
£549.00
 
Tue 09-Jul-19
15-Jul-19
Mixed age cruise
£549.00
 
Sat 13-Jul-19
19-Jul-19
18-39s cruise
£549.00
 
Tue 16-Jul-19
22-Jul-19
Mixed age cruise
£549.00
 
Sat 20-Jul-19
26-Jul-19
18-39s cruise
£549.00
 
Tue 23-Jul-19
29-Jul-19
Mixed age cruise
£549.00
 
Sat 27-Jul-19
02-Aug-19
18-39s cruise
£549.00
 
Tue 30-Jul-19
05-Aug-19
Mixed age cruise
£549.00
 
START DATE
END DATE
PLACES AVAILABLE
PRICE
 
 
Sat 03-Aug-19
09-Aug-19
18-39s cruise
£549.00
 
Tue 06-Aug-19
12-Aug-19
Mixed ages cruise
£549.00
 
Sat 10-Aug-19
16-Aug-19
18-39s cruise
£549.00
 
Tue 13-Aug-19
19-Aug-19
Mixed ages cruise
£549.00
 
Sat 17-Aug-19
23-Aug-19
18-39s cruise
£549.00
 
Tue 20-Aug-19
26-Aug-19
Mixed ages cruise
£549.00
 
Sat 24-Aug-19
30-Aug-19
18-39s cruise
£549.00
 
Tue 27-Aug-19
02-Sep-19
Mixed ages cruise
£549.00
 
Sat 31-Aug-19
06-Sep-19
18-39s cruise
£549.00
 
START DATE
END DATE
PLACES AVAILABLE
PRICE
 
 
Tue 03-Sep-19
09-Sep-19
Mixed age cruise
£549.00
 
Sat 07-Sep-19
13-Sep-19
18-39s cruise
£549.00
 
Tue 10-Sep-19
16-Sep-19
Mixed age cruise
£549.00
 
Sat 14-Sep-19
20-Sep-19
18-39s cruise
£549.00
 
Tue 17-Sep-19
23-Sep-19
Mixed age cruise
£549.00
 
Sat 21-Sep-19
27-Sep-19
Mixed age cruise
£549.00
 
Sat 28-Sep-19
04-Oct-19
Mixed age cruise
£549.00
 
START DATE
END DATE
PLACES AVAILABLE
PRICE
 
 
Sat 05-Oct-19
11-Oct-19
Mixed age cruise
£429.00
 
Sat 12-Oct-19
18-Oct-19
Mixed age cruise
£429.00
 
Q: What time does the boat depart from Fethiye on day 1?
A: Check-in is at 10am and we always aim for the boat to then depart around 10.30am.
Q: Can you recommend anywhere to stay in Fethiye for a night or two before or after the sail?
A: Absolutely! We can book you into a guesthouse next to the Marina - see full details here: Fethiye Guesthouse
Q: What time does the boat get back into Fethiye on day 7?
A: The docking time back into Fethiye can vary but it is always after lunch, around 1.30pm to 2pm.
Q: If I don't want to share my cabin, can I pay a single supplement?
A: Yes, you can pay a single supplement. Our single supplement is  60% extra in April, May, June, October and 100% extra in July, August, September. You must book your single cabin in advance.
Q: What food is included?
A: You will have 3 meals everyday which consists of breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea/coffee. All our meals served buffet style.
Q: What if I am vegetarian or have other special dietary requirements, how can you help me?
A: You should tell us about your special dietary requirements before your cruise starts and our onboard cook will do their best to cater for them. Meals on board are served buffet style so you can pick and choose what suits your diet most.
Q: Can I bring my own food and drink on board?
A: You can only bring your own snacks onboard such as peanuts, crisps, biscuits etc. But you cannot bring your own drinks including water.
Q:Can I pay for my bar tab by credit card?
A: Our gulets do not have card facilities onboard. All payments for your bar tab can be made only by cash locally on your last day before you check out of the boat.
Q: Do I have to have any insurance?
A: We strongly recommend taking out travel insurance before you go.
Q: Are there any power sockets on board?
A: Some boats have power sockets in cabins and some have them only in the salon area. You can use the power sockets when the engine or generator is on. 
Q: Are there towels provided on board?
A: No, you will not be provided with towels. You should definitely bring your own bath and beach towels.
 

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