he Fethiye to Olympos Blue Cruise that takes 4 days and 3 nights to cruise down to Olympos, is the most popular route along the Turquoise Coastline. Travelling on a Turkish gulet, this blue cruise has something for everyone. From the ancient cities and sights to crystal clear waters for swimming and snorkelling.
You depart Fethiye to cruise on for Butterfly Valley where you can take the time to hike in the valley or just enjoy the vivid blue ocean for your first swim. You then cruise past Europe’s most photographed beach, Oludeniz, anchoring on the back of the Blue Lagoon. That afternoon you anchor at St Nicholas Island, where you can explore the ruins before catching the sunset. Kas and the Kekova region will be explored over the next few days. You will be taken past the famous Sunken City of Kekova, have time to go shopping in Kas and visit the ruins of Simena Castle. Throughout your blue cruise, you will be offered the chance to undertake some optional activities of paragliding and diving, you will get the chance to relax and swim in some stunning bays, whilst the whole time enjoying a plentiful of Turkish dishes and hospitality.
When you board your Blue Cruise, you will be cruising along on a standard Turkish gulet. These gulets are now to a very high standard and all the cabins come with private ensuite bathroom. The gulet will be equipped with sunbeds, shaded area and some water toys are usually on board with snorkelling gear. The cabin options on the gulet could be twin, double or triple depending on the yacht layout. If you wish to learn more about gulets and see different private gulet options, please visit our gulet boat Turkey page.
You will depart your gulet cruise in Ucagiz Village Harbor where you will then be transferred to Olympos as part of your Blue Cruise adventure. Fethiye to Olympos gulet cruise is the most popular gulet cruise in Turkey because of the variety of highlight destination of sites which this coastline includes. The coastline keep relics from the ancient Lycians, Romans, Ottoman and Greeks.
Lycia in Turkey is an ancient region in Turkey famous for the Lycian Way which is a hiking track that stretches for 500 miles from Oludeniz to Antalya. Lycia derives from ancient Greece and was once a thriving civilization of the Mediterranean. There are many extraordinary beaches that are scattered along this coastal hiking route. One such beach is Patara beach in Lycia which is a highlight of the cruise.
Heading from Olympos to Cappadocia after the cruise? Alaturka Cappadocia has great package tours that would link your trip perfectly, please click here to see all package tours.