Mini Cruise 3 nights/4 days

We would always recommend the best way to see this coast is on a 7 night cruise but if you really don’t have the time then a mini cruise might be the answer for you.

There are said to be more than 1000 beautiful bays along this coastline. There’s plenty of time to swim every day in the clear turquoise Aegean, surrounded by pine clad mountains.

Join the gulet in Marmaris and leave in Fethiye.

What you need to know

 Type of boat: Standard gulets are basic but clean and are used for cabin charter by all the major tour operators.  Air-conditioning in cabin for up to 8 hours per evening in the summer months (except when in port)
 Full Board: Turkish Breakfast, Cooked Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Biscuits, Cooked Dinner
 Optional Excursions: Dalyan Riverboat, Fethiye Jeep Safari, Turkish Bath

Marmaris to Fethiye

Check-in Marmaris: Saturday  after 15:30. First departure on May 16. Last departure on October 3.

Check-out Fethiye: Tuesday after 16:30

Availability 2020

May 9 – 22 £270 Jul 25 -Aug 28 £500 Sept 26 -Oct 9 £270
May 23-Jun 26 £310 Aug29-Sep 11 £430
June 27 -Jul 24 £430 Sep 12 – 25 £310

* Price is per person based on two sharing a cabin.
* Single occupancy cabins have limited availability. Charged at 80% of cabin price.
* Twin cabins are limited and cannot be guaranteed.
* No children under the age of 12
* There is an additional fee of 50 Euros pp for port fees. Payable on arrival onboard

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Terms &
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Flights &
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What’s Included

Full Board: 

  • Turkish breakfast: cheeses, eggs, tomatoes, cucumber, jam, honey, bread, tea and coffee. Fruit Juice available as extra
  • Lunch: A cooked lunch followed by fruit.
  • Afternoon tea & biscuits
  • Dinner: includes Mezes, main course, salad and dessert of fruit

Vegetarians are easily catered for. Please advise of any dietary requirements at time of booking.

Cabin: 3  nights in a twin or double cabin with ensuite private bathroom

Air-conditioning: Air-conditioning can be in use up to 6 hours daily during hotter months, generally in the evening so you can shower in comfort. Please note the use of A/C in port is strictly forbidden. 

Diesel: 3-4 hours cruising per day

Harbour Fees at Marmaris and Fethiye

Crew: food and wages

What’s Not Included

Transfer: Travel to/from Marmaris or Fethiye. Transfers can be arranged for you.

Flights: Please book your own flights. Both Marmaris and Fethiye use Dalaman airport.

Dalyan Riverboat Trip: book onboard

Turkish Bath: book onboard.

Drinks: there is a reasonably priced bar onboard stocked with water, soft and alcoholic drinks including beer, wine and spirits. Please do not bring your own drinks onboard.

Tips for the Crew and Guide

Travel Insurance: please remember to arrange your own travel insurance and provide a copy to the Captain on arrival.

The Headlines!

  1. All payments you make to Meridian Travels & Yachting are non-refundable, please check the terms and conditions before making your booking. 
  2. After paying your deposit, if the departure is not guaranteed your deposit will be refunded by Meridian Travels & Yachting.
  3. It is a condition of booking that you have Travel Insurance. You are recommended to book your travel insurance when you have paid your deposit.
  4. For full terms and conditions click here
  5. If you have any questions about the holiday please email 

Flights

You will need to book your own flights to/from Dalaman airport.

Transfers

Dalaman to/from Marmaris one-way £65
Dalaman to/from Fethiye one-way £55
Price is for the vehicle
Private Transfer (5-14 pax)
Dalaman to/from Marmaris one way £105
Price is for the vehicle
Shuttle service:
Dalaman to/from Marmaris one-way £16 per person

We recommend that travellers book their transfers directly with us because occasionally the start/finish ports can change at the last minute due to weather conditions. If transfers are booked with us it is easy for us to ensure travellers are delivered to the correct port.

 

Itinerary at a glanceAccommodationWhy not extend your stay

Cabins are ready from 4pm although luggage can be dropped off earlier if needed. Service starts with Dinner onboard followed by an overnight stay in Marmaris port.

Marmaris to Fethiye Itinerary

DAY 1 MARMARIS
With its vibrant nightlife and shopping there’s plenty to see in Marmaris. Cabins are ready from 4pm although luggage can be dropped off earlier if needed. Service starts with Dinner onboard followed by an overnight stay in Marmaris port.

DAY 2 MARMARIS—EKINCIK GULF—DALYAN
After breakfast, you’ll be given information about the cruise and onboard safety before cruising for a couple of hours to take lunch and swim in a small bay in the Ekincik Gulf. Join the optional Dalyan Tour for the afternoon. Take a riverboat up the beautiful Dalyan River past the ancient burial tombs high in the rocks and onto the mudbaths, stop off at the village of Dalyan before spending time on Iztuzu beach, home of Loggerhead Turtles before returning to the gulet for the evening. Dinner and overnight stay in Ekincik Gulf.

DAY 3 ADALI BAY—MANASTIR—TERSANE
See the sunrise as we leave for our early start, cruising for around 3 hours towards the Fethiye Gulf. We will anchor at Adali Bay for breakfast. Later in the morning we will move on to Manastir (Monastery) Bay, also known as Cleopatra’s Bay due to the beautiful underwater ruins of Cleopatra’s Bath. We will anchor at Tersane Island for dinner and an overnight stay. This naturally protected harbor was used for shipbuilding by the Byzantine and Ottoman civilizations. There’s the chance to take the optional Jeep Safari today or tomorrow.

DAY 4 KIZIL ISLAND—FETHIYE
After breakfast we will cruise to Kizil Ada (Red Island) for lunch and a swimming break. On the fourth day of our cruise we will arrive in Fethiye around 4pm. Disembark.

 

Cabins on a standard boat are basic but clean and have a small wardrobe with a little storage for luggage. There isn’t any air-conditioning on a standard gulet. Every cabin has a private en-suite bathroom with toilet, hand held shower and hot water in the evenings. One bath towel and one hand towel are provided, please bring your own beach towel.

With plenty of sunbeds on the fore and aft decks choose how to relax; sunbathing, reading, chatting or different view for almost every meal.

There’s a well-stocked bar with reasonably priced soft and alcoholic drinks. Please do not bring your own drinks onboard.

Stay in carefully chosen hotels before or after your gulet cruise.

Whether you want to stay in a hotel overlooking the marina in Fethiye, a restored farmhouse in Kayakoy or a five star hotel complete with rooftop

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