A cruise in total relax to discover the Dodecanese Islands, leaving from the Turkish seaside town of Marmaris: in the course of the centuries, these islands have remained almost unspoiled, and it is for this reason that they are considered the jewels of Greece. On monohulls or catamarans, we will let you explore secret moorings in protected bays and islands of exceptional beauty, visiting unforgettable archaeological sites between a sailing trip and another. Come with us to discover the Dodecanese!
|DEPARTURE BASE||Marina Marmaris, Turkey|
|TIME OF DEPARTURE||Check-in at 5:00 pm on Saturday - Check-out at 9:00 pm on the following Saturday|
|NOT INCLUDED SERVICES||
Monohull: 970€ per person in double cabin (extra costs 275€)
Catamaran: 1.190€ per person in double cabin (extra costs 275€)
Discounts available for early booking and last minute, as well as for renting a whole boat or single cabin, (private bathroom: 250€).
|HOW TO ARRIVE||
The airports of reference are Milas-Bodrum (iata code BJV) and Dalaman (iata code DLM) easily reachable from all the main Italian airports with a stopover in Istanbul if you travel with Turkish Airlines.
It is also possible to use the airport transfer service or book a taxi (about € 95 from Milas-Bodrum and € 35 from Dalaman) or private minibus (about € 110 from Milas-Bodrum and € 60 from Dalaman) for the journey from the airport to the boarding marina. Journey time from Milas-Bodrum airport to Marmaris: 2 hours while from Dalaman airport to Marmaris: 1 hour and 30 minutes).
Do not hesitate to contact us: we are available for any advice.
|Language||International crew and guests.|
|Class||Premium Plus, Catamaran|
|How to come||AIR: Milas-Bodrum Airport (BJV)|
Day 1: Check-in
Arrival at the Marina in Marmaris and embarkation from 17:00h. Captain’s briefing. Distribution of cabins, placing personal luggage in the cabins and provisions in the holds (foods, beverages, etc.). Dinner and possible evening in the city center of Marmaris.
Breakfast, sailing out of the port (1h), and sea safety tips. The journey begins, little swim in the blue open sea and first experience of navigation under sails (4h), we will leave the Turkish territorial waters and enter Greece from the port of Rhodes. Arrival and mooring in mythical port of Mandraki famous for being one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world thanks to the colossus who used to guard the entrance of the port. Discovery of Rhodes and its intact medieval intra-muros town. Each one of us will be free to visit the city at his/her own rhythm and taste. Relaxing in the cafes, visiting the museums and admiring the medieval art works, or the topless beauties of the island while swimming & sunbathing on the famous sandy beaches.. Dinner at one of the cool inner city restaurants and party, or relax on the boat in Mandraki.
Breakfast and departure. Sailing towards the island of Alimia. during this navigation we will pass by the island of Rhodes & we will admire its windward side where hundreds of wind surfers and kite surfers intersect forming a colorful ballet. Small break in secret and protected bay with a tiny fishing port. Sailing and arrival in Alimia. The scenery is wild and splendid, anchoring in a beautiful bay in crystal clear water next to an abandoned charming little Greek church. For dinner we will make a BBQ onboard under the stars.
Breakfast, swimming in a magical setting, Snorkeling. Discovery of Alimia. This small peaceful and uninhabited island was a German naval base. Today we can find graffiti and paintings that German soldiers left on the walls of their bunkers during their protracted stay on this island. Nature has reclaimed the island but you can still see several military installations and bunkers. Navigation (1h) and arrival in Khalki, anchoring in the small port, central nucleus of the island. Khalki is one of my favorite Greek islands; No one will resist the charm of its narrow shaded streets hiding some taverns surrounding our little harbor, which serve delicious traditional mezze . Ballades and discovery of the village. Sundowner on the terrace of a tavern watching the sunset. The variation of colors on the surrounding hills and the small port are superb. Dinner in a tavern on the ground and taste of local delicacies.
Breakfast on board or ashore. Victualling (fresh traditional village bread, delicious fruits and vegetables. We’re ready to sail again! ) Sailing (2h) to Antitilos where we will drop the anchor, snorkeling and lunch on board sheltered by this wild and uninhabited island with a particular shape. It is 3 km long with a width of 50 meters. Navigation (1h30) in the direction of Tilos, arriving in the small traditional port of Nivadia, the main town in the island, with its legendary fishermen. Being far from the touristic circuits, Tilos has preserved its authentic and sincere character¸ this little village and its inhabitants live in perfect harmony with nature. Time seems to stand still and it feels good to lay on the terraces.
Breakfast and Sailing (4h) to Symi. The wind filling our sails will carry us gracefully toward the majestic bay of Symi. We will be berthing in the heart of Symi island, surrounded by houses perched on hills, narrow pedestrian streets and staircases encrusted with multicolored houses. An irresistible appeal for wandering around . Camcorder or camera in hand, in an attempt to capture the magical light which bathes these architectural gems, so simple and beautiful. The island used to be very wealthy because of the sponge fishing, which was the specialty of the islanders. Today Symi lives mainly from tourism, but you can still feel the old days and you will find many dealers of natural sponges and superb shells. Dinner at the best tavern on the island (one of the Captain’s secret places.
Sailing (3.5h) towards the island of (A...A...)* Mooring and swimming in the Cristal clear turquoise waters of this bay hidden behind our secret island. Sailing (3.5h) back to the charming Adakoy Marina, located within the Marmaris bay which is one of the most protected and beautiful bays in Turkey. Ballads, dinner in the city center of Marmaris or the famous “bar street” for the ones who like and partying until dawn in the 2nd biggest open air disco in the world after Ibiza. Last breakfast on board, tidying up the boat and personal luggage. Visit of Marmaris; shopping in the big Bazaar, etc.
Day 8: Check-out
Check-out is scheduled in the morning by 09:00.
The itinerary might be subject to variations due to weather conditions, safety and technical evaluations of the Captain. This program is intended as indicative and non-binding.
CLASS: PREMIUM PLUS - CYCLADES 50.4
Cyclades 50.5 is a real cruising yacht where convenience is everywhere. The double helm position provides comfort during sailing and moving around the yacht. The cockpit is designed so that all manoeuvres are really simple, genoa winches near the helm, instrument supports at the cockpit table and on the helm consoles.
|Type||Sailing boat class Premium plus|
|Sail area||110 sqm|
|Cabins||4 double + 1 bunk + crew|
|Berths||10 + 1 crew|
CLASS: CATAMARAN - NAUTITECH 47
The Nautitech 47 is a high-performance Catamaran, reliable, stylish and made to standards ensuring comfortable and safe sailing that will satisfy the most demanding sailor. Priority has been given to comfort and ease of movement. The cockpit, on the same level as the salon, is accessible from the salon through two large doors, and is sheltered from the sun and the rain by an innovative, cap-shaped roof extension. As in all the upper deck, the Dufour quality even extends down to the four double cabins, and the two cabins with 2 bunk beds each, which can accomodate 11 pax in addition to the Skipper.
|Sail area||110 sqm|
|Cabins||4 double + 2 crew|
|Berths||8 + 2 crew|
BeBlue reserves the right to substitute the boat presented in the catalog ( or not included in the catalog ) with another boat of similar class and characteristics.