Illusthone offers an unforgettable vacation starting from Bodrum, Turkey for heavenly 7 days in an ultra comfortable luxury yacht. As 7 nights aboard in a yacht is the ideal amount of time for a charter vacation, the destionations being followed are another extremely important selections in Aegean Sea to make the trip unforgettable.
Here are the destinations you will visit which has been chosen by experienced Illusthrone team.
Bodrum: Bodrum is a picturesque town on the southwest aegean coast of Turkey. Mediterranean style white houses with purple bougainvilleas and the massive Castle of the Knights of Saint John attracts the visitors. The city called as Halicarnassus in the ancient times and was housing the Mausoleum one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Bodrum is also famous with its traditional wooden type of Gulets built locally in the shipyards. The Blue voyage on a Gulet is a chance of having an unforgettable summer holiday along the coast of the Aegean and the Mediterranean. Shopping around the town is a very pleasant way of spending day and the nightlife of Bodrum is lively with its bars, discos and restaurants bringing people together.
Knidos: Cnidus was a major Dorian city famous for its temples, theatres and the statue of Aphrodite, the world’s first observatory and medical school. The rocky island facing the shore at the new site was joined to the mainland with a causeway, creating two deep harbours on either side of the isthmus, one on the Aegean and the other on the Mediterranean.
Datca: The Island has no humidity at all and has fresh air with plenty of oxygen. The historian Strabon has a rightful saying about Datca’s weather ”God would send his beloved servants to live longer.”
Aktur: A nice beach covered with pine trees.
Bencik: Bencik is located at the narrowest part of the peninsula that divides Hisaronu Gulf from the Gokova Gulf.
Palamutbuku: Palamutbuku is a location of bare hills, village houses during the beaches lined with small pensions and summer houses with fishing sails a beautiful city at harbour.
Mesudiye & Hayitbuku: Mesudiye and Hayitbuku are the places on the south coast of Datca peninsula for either a break or overnight stay during your cruise.
Orhaniye: The sea water ebbs and flows and shows the rise of the natural structure. There are also the ruins of the ancient period on the island (Maiden’s Beach).
Selimiye: Selimiye has a natural lagoon which is the spawning ground of many fish in the Aegean. There are also many hidden inlets where you can anchor during your Blue Cruise.
Dirsekbuku: Dirsekbuku is a nice peaceful bay with its clear water you can enjoy your day and may also stay overnight.
Bozburun: Bozburun is a small fishing town. The people used to collect sponges. After considering the danger of this job, they began to work in boat building and became famous yacht makers.
Karaada: The island in the south of Bodrum covered with pine trees on the hills. Island is also popular with its cave has natural hot water spring and well healing mud to skin diseases.
Aquarium: With its crystal clear blue water the bay is called as “Aquarium” by the people. It’s a nice place to stay overnight for the gulet cruisers.