Kas to Fethiye gulet cruise: Tips for booking
If you want to experience a different kind of Turkish adventure, it is highly recommended to look into the travel packages that include a Kas to Fethiye gulet cruise. This cruise route will take you to some of the best locations this side of Turkey.
Know the Itinerary
It is highly recommended to make sure that the route being offered for the Kas to Fethiye gulet cruise includes the places that you really want to see and visit and also takes into factors like your onward travel. On the Kas to Fethiye gulet cruise, it is a great mix of site-seeing, adventure activities and relaxing in secluded bays. However, if you are looking for a historical adventure and delving into cultures long since passed, then your party should also consider the Kas to Olympos cruise. Both of these tours take 3 days and 2 nights however the Kas to Fethiye cruise is ideal if your onward travel includes flying out of Dalaman. If however your next destination is to Antalya or departing from this tourist city, the Kas to Olympos tour is more convenient.
Be prepared for a changing departure time
On this tour, the departure time from the harbour largely depends on how busy the port is. As Kas is a very small harbour, but also extremely busy – Alaturka may inform you of an earlier or later departure time depending on what time our gulet can get into the harbour. Most commonly the Kas to Fethiye gulet cruise arrives into port in the morning after breakfast and stays in Kas for a couple of hours before departing for the next cabin cruise stop.
When booking the Kas to Fethiye gulet cruise it is best to also check the price against the 4-day cruises like Fethiye to Olympos and Olympos to Fethiye. More often than not, Alaturka offers large specials on the four-day cruises over the 3-day cruises. It might actually work out cheaper for you and your group to join a four day tour. However, if you are limited on time, by all means, join the Fethiye to Kas gulet cruise, it’s truly a magical experience not to be missed.
Day one is a departure from Kas and stopover in Aquarium Bay – meeting usually happens before lunchtime and guests are allowed to explore the island. Lunch will be served on the way to Aquarium Bay. We will spend time lounging the day away, swimming and snorkelling. Tonight we moor in a secluded bay to spend the night.
On Day two we head northbound from Aquarium Bay towards St. Nicholas Island as the sun rises. Guests will enjoy waking up with breathtaking views of Butterfly Valley, an untouched paradise. Swimming and sunbathing will await the guests once they are finished with their breakfast. After your meal, we can take a hike up to the waterfall or try some yoga on the beach. Along the route, guests can also swim on the most stunning beach in Europe, Oludeniz where paragliding has been made very popular. The evening will be spent in St Nicholas Island. As the sun sets over the ruins of the island, we enjoy a cold beverage and our last dinner on board.
Day three is the day you will reach Fethiye. Breakfast will be served while still ot St Nicholas and then we cruise towards Samanlik Bay. We have lunch out on the water and have our last dip before heading into Fethiye harbour to disembark.
The Kas to Fethiye gulet cruise is one of the most popular holiday options in Turkey and for good reasons; it allows guests to relax with the calm blue sea and to see some of the best islands and beaches that Turkey can offer.