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Bodrum-Oludeniz

A cruise in the Gulf of Gokova starting Bodrum offers many isolated inlets and bays where the pine forest meets the turquoise waters. It is possible to find that special private cove where you will be alone with the nature. Mountains on the background make a splendid view.

Akbuk bay, hidden behind the forest, and Sedir Island with its gorgeous beach are among the most beautiful stops along the way.

Scuba diving, fishing, water skiing, windsurf and snorkeling are some of the water sports you may enjoy during the cruise. The Gulf has witnessed many trade ships, thousands of years ago between Egyptian and Ionian (Greek) cities.

Knidos, the ancient Carian city is at the tip of the Gulf of Hisaronu adjacent to the Gulf of Gokova. The city, a prosperous commercial center, had two harbours in both of the gulfs, one Egean and the other Mediterranean. The remains of the temple, and the theater overlooks the sea. This ancient city is not easily reachable by land.

The town of Datca a popular port and the ancient city of Loryma which can only be reached by the sea are the highlights of the Gulf.

Marmaris bay is the next. This port was on the Anatolia-Rhodes-Egypt route centuries ago.

Crusing towards the East, we reach the Dalyan bay, a natural preserve for sea turtles Caretta Caretta. They lay their eggs in the sandy beaches of this delta. Following the waterway inland you can see the mysterious Lycian tombs carved in the rocky hills in the city of Caunos, an ancient Carian city.

Oludeniz (Blue Lagoon) is the next stop on our cruise. It has one of the most beautiful beaches along the coast.

The sunken city of Kekova , eternal fire of the monster in Mount Tahtali (Olympos), home of the Santa Clause (Saint Nicholas) are all in the final episode:

Let's continue our cruise...



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