From Kas: Blue cruise to Kekova (6 Days/5 Nights) – Sail Turkey

Blue Cruise Kas – Kekova – Kas

6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

One of the best things to do from Kas (Kaş) is to embark on a Blue Cruise round trip to the Kekova region.

Release any stress you might have, as you sail through the stunning blue waters and encounter amazing natural sites along the way. Our Blue Cruise tours combine entertainment, culture and nature, leaving you with fond memories of the Mediterranean coastline. Highlights include the turquoise waters of İnönü Bay, an overnight stay at Kocakari Bay, underwater ruins at Tersane Bay and the Sunken City, and the ancient city of Myra.

Be it with your loved ones or with the people you meet on this shared tour, you’ll discover some of the best sights of the region, including an overnight stay at picture-worthy Kocakari Bay, a rare swimming opportunity on Kekova Island at Tersane Bay, and a chance to walk part of the Lycian Way hike, at Aperlai.

1st Day: Kaş – Kekova

  • Kaş Harbour

    Your tour begins at the wonderful tourist town of Kaş. After meeting you at the harbour, at 12 pm we will set sail towards İnönü Bay, the first destination on the itinerary.

  • İnönü Bay

    Enjoy the gorgeous views across the crystal clear waters during lunch, and then go for a refreshing swim at İnönü Bay.

2nd Day: Sunken City and Gökkaya Bay

  • Tersane Bay

    Wake up with the day’s first rays and ready yourself for a pleasant breakfast.
    After breakfast, we’ll cruise to Tersane Bay, a former shipbuilding location of the famous Sunken City, now home to intriguing underwater ruins.

  • Kekova Island and Sunken City

    Take a glimpse of the magnificent scenery of Kekova Island, as you pass by the Sunken City, which became submerged in water following a devastating earthquake around 2,000 years ago.

  • Gökkaya Bay

    Spend the day enjoying a range of water activities at Gökkaya Bay, such as jet skiing, banana boating, and riding the waterslides!

    Then prepare for an adventurous evening at “Smugglers Inn”, with small service boats transporting you to this bar location, where you can mingle with other travellers.

3rd Day: Demre

  • Pirate Cave

    Sail on to “Pirate Cave” where many seals choose to spend winter, and rumour has it that was used as a hide-out by pirates. Afterward, we will make our way to Demre Harbour.

  • Museum of Lycian Civilizations

    Andriake Port of ancient Myra was one of the most significant Lycian harbours, and has been operating as a museum since 2016. When walking past the ruins towards the museum itself (converted from a 2nd-century granary), take time to look out for the agora, underground cistern, Roman bath, harbour structure, monuments, and synagogue. Imagine what life was like all those centuries ago!

  • The Ancient City of Myra

    The history of Myra’s ancient city dates back to the 5th century B.C. and served an important role during both the Lycian and Roman periods. In addition to its ancient theatre, here you will find some of the most well-preserved rock-cut tombs carved into the cliffs above.

  • St. Nicholas Church (Santa Claus Museum)

    It’s believed that many miracles have happened since the birth of St. Nicholas (the real-life Santa Claus) in Patara, which was a flourishing Lycian city. St. Nicholas, the former bishop of Myra and protector of the seas, is believed to have died at the age of 65 on December 6, 343 A.D. The people of Myra went on to build a church in his name which housed his tomb. Now the site is a popular attraction for both tourists and pilgrims alike.

  • Karaloz Bay

    We’ll head towards the hidden Karaloz Bay for dinner and stay the night.

4th Day: Kekova

  • Simena Castle

    After breakfast, we’ll cruise towards Simena Castle where our boat will anchor for 2 hours, at Kaleköy (Simena) port. During this time, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the authentic hillside village that comprises around 30 households and explore the local surroundings.

  • Aquarium Bay

    Soak up the sunshine at Aquarium Bay while enjoying a delightful swim break.

  • Siçak Bay

    Dinner and spend the night at peaceful Siçak Bay, weather permitting.

5th Day: Siçak Bay and Aperlai

  • Aperlai Lycian Way Walk

    Wake up to a magnificent sunrise at Siçak Bay.

    After a delicious breakfast, you can opt to follow the Lycian Way hike starting from Siçak Bay leading to the ancient city of Aperlai. Here you will have approximately half an hour to explore its famous ruins. Our boat will be waiting for you at Aperlai Bay.

  • Ufakdere Bay

    We will head towards Ufakdere Bay for dinner and to stay overnight.

6th Day: Kaş

  • Kaş Limanagzı

    After breakfast, we will sail to Limanagzı at 11.30 am.

    Enjoy a tasty lunch here, then cool off with a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters.

  • Kaş Harbour

    After a delicious lunch, we will head towards Kaş harbour where this memorable tour ends at 2 pm.

Food Menu

  • Breakfast

    Cheese, olives, variety of jams, honey, butter, eggs, cucumber, tomatoes, tea, and coffee.

  • Lunch

    Vegetable dishes, rice / bulgur pilaf, pasta / cheese pastry roll, yogurt or caciki (tzatziki), and salad.

  • 5 O’Clock Tea

    Cakes, biscuits or pastries, tea or coffee.

  • Dinner

    Variety of appetisers, BBQ chicken, rice, sea bass or trout, meatballs or meat dishes, rice / bulgur pilaf or pasta, salad, and fruit.

Included In The Price

  • Dishes

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and 5 O’clock Tea

  • A small bottle of water is complimentary on every meal.
  • Port charges and harbor fee.
  • Clean linen and bath towels are provided. (Beach towels are not included).
  • Free use of equipment on board (mask, flipper, snorkel and fishing gear, etc.)

Excluded From The Price

  • Alcoholic, non-alcoholic beverages and bottled water are provided for a fee on the yacht.
  • Museum and Archaeological Site Entrance Fees
  • Water sports

Prices starting from 600