Unforgettable Travel Company

Turkey Small Ship Cruises 2024/25

A charter vacation along Turkey’s Turquoise Coast brings the chance to explore more off-the-beaten path destinations while enjoying expert insight along the way. Experience 5-star luxuries for an unforgettable trip whether you’re planning a family vacation, a romantic couples’ escape, a fun excursion with friends, or even a corporate getaway to treat your employees. It’s the chance to enjoy more spontaneity, anchoring in secluded bays wherever you like to leap into sparkling blue waters as well as discover hidden gems in lesser-known places, all while enjoying exceptional personalized service from a crew dedicated to ensuring a good time for all.

A Turkey Gulet Charter not only means swimming and taking part in other watersports while surrounded by magnificent scenery, but also fascinating land excursions. From sightseeing and exploring ancient sites to hiking, peaceful strolls along the shore, shopping, and dining on delicious local cuisine, your time in port will be unforgettable too.

Our Cruises in Turkey

Explore the glittering coastline of Turkey on our small ship cruises.

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Ports of Call

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    Bodrum

    Bodrum is a resort town popular for its beaches, with a stretch in town and numerous others nearby, including Blue Flag Bitetz with its shallow, warm translucent turquoise water. It’s also a hotspot when it comes to summer nightlife, drawing famous DJs and Turkish celebrities to dance ‘til dawn. One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is found here too, the ruins of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus. While a series of earthquake’s toppled it, the polished marble and stone were reused to build a castle on the site. There’s a Greek-style amphitheater dating to the 4th-century B.C. nearby that’s still used for cultural events today.

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    Sedir Island

    Also known as Cleopatra Island, uninhabited Sedir Island isn’t far from bustling Marmaris, but the contrast between the two couldn’t be more different. The beaches here are made up of tiny, luminous white pearls while the water is strikingly blue and clear, ideal for a swim under the escarpments of Mount Kavak. You’ll only see sand like this in Turkey and Egypt, with legend saying that it was brought here by Marc Antony for Cleopatra. The pair were said to enjoy bathing here some two thousand years ago. The island is also home to ruins of the ancient settlement of Cedrae, including a theater and agora.

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    Knidos

    Dotted across the western tip of the Datca Peninsula are the ruins of the once prosperous Dorian port city of Knidos which dates to 400 BC. The setting is impressive with steep, terraced hillsides that are planted with fruit, almond, and olive trees rising about two sparkling bays while a lighthouse sits dramatically on a headland. The city paths have been well preserved though there are few ancient buildings that can be easily recognized. Highlights include the remnants of a Doric stoa, a Hellenistic theater and sundial dating to the 4th-century BC, and the round temple of Aphrodite Euploia.

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    Cokertme

    The topic of a traditional Turkish folk song from the Ottoman era, Cokertme is a regular stopover for those sailing the Blue Cruise route. Nestled between Karaburun and Kepce Burnu, the bay is backed by olive groves and pine forests while protected from the winds. The beach area is the beating heart of the village, lined with several local eateries, a funky art gallery, and a souvenir shop run by a mother and her daughter. From here you can gaze out at Kocadag on the Datca peninsula, swim and snorkel, or enjoy a nature walk along the path leading to Arpabuku Bay.

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    Datca

    Located on the Datca Peninsula, one of Turkey’s hidden treasures as a 50-mile stretch of hills covered with olive groves and pine forests, whitewashed towns, and unspoiled beaches, Datca is a remote port town. Kumluk Yolu, Sandy Path, runs parallel to the main street, popular among visitors and locals alike who enjoy sun-drenched views of the Aegean. Local artists will be setting up shop here in the evening to sell their handicrafts. At the end of the roadway is the port that provides an ideal vantage point for watching a sunset before taking a seat at one of the many restaurants and cafes.

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    Patmos

    Patmos is best known as the sacred island where Saint John wrote the closing pages of the New Testament, the Book of Revelations. Remote and secluded, it’s one of the smallest islands in the Aegean, part of the Dodecanese Island group in Greece near Turkey. Not only does it have a rich, interesting history, with its medieval Chora filled with magnificent centuries-old mansions and traditional whitewashed homes, but it’s filled with striking natural beauty. The island’s interior is mountainous with lush forests for hiking while there are beaches of all types, including postcard-perfect stretches in hidden coves with aquamarine water for memorable swims.

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    Kalymnos

    The island of Sponge Divers, the primary occupation of locals here for centuries, every summer visitors can enjoy the Sponge Festival featuring a variety of events, exhibits, food, and drink. Its mountains draw climbers from across the globe, but in more recent years it’s become increasingly popular thanks to its many other outdoor activities like hiking and diving while also offering cultural experiences and intriguing museums. The scenery is jaw-dropping, with the rugged island’s western flank especially impressive with soaring crags rising above sparkling blue waters. The waterfront along the main port at Pothia is lined with shops, bakeries, cafes, restaurants, and hotels.

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    Simi

    Simi (also spelled Symi) is a small and serene island in the Dodecanese islands. An ideal spot for those seeking a tranquil atmosphere and spectacular views, it offers a more authentical, traditional Greek island experience. Enjoy hikes along the sea and walks through the traditional village you’ll see as you approach the port. The horseshoe-shaped harbor looks as if it’s a painting and you’ll find plenty of old-world glamor and charms inside, including lots of fantastic tavernas and restaurants that serve the island’s signature Symi shrimp, pan-fried and served with lemon. The local delicacy is so small you can eat them whole.

 

Our Turkey Cruise Ships

  • MS Flas

    MS Flas VII

    Accommodating a maximum of 17 guests in eight air-conditioned cabins, the luxury M/S Flas VII is an elegant yacht that ensures comfortable accommodation while sailing the spectacular Turquoise Coast. She has areas for relaxing inside and out, including a lounge with a fully stocked bar, dining facilities, and a beautifully furnished deck for soaking up the sun while surrounded by the passing scenery.

  • MS Myra

    MS Myra

    Myra has a graceful vintage design combined with modern comforts that include everything from state-of-the-art nautical equipment to comfortable accommodation in five air-conditioned cabins. Not only will you be sailing on a gorgeous yacht filled with 5-star luxuries, but in between you can take advantage of swim stops in secluded, turquoise-hued bays and shore excursions too.

  • MS Fortuna

    MS Fortuna

    The luxurious Fortuna was built to accommodate up to 14 passengers in seven cabins, all of which are fully air conditioned and en-suite. A fine example of a Turkish wooden gullet, she has a traditional design with stylish interiors and gorgeous details throughout.

  • MS Nikola

    MS Nikola

    Nikola is a fabulous choice for a free-style cruise along the Turquoise Coast. She was beautifully handcrafted and has a historic, elegant design, built with traditional materials while adding all the modern conveniences. She accommodates up to nine guests in four cabins, all of which are en-suite.

 

Life On Board a Turkish Cruise

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Life on board the vessel brings a wide range of opportunities for both relaxation and active pursuits. You’ll be able to swim whenever you like as well as take part in activities like snorkeling, fishing, kayaking, windsurfing, and water-skiing. Diving, parasailing, jet-skiing, and paragliding can be arranged as well. All yachts have yoga mats passengers can use for personal practice, and if your cruise is three days or longer, a yoga instructor can join you onboard too. Cooking classes led by an expert chef are available upon request. With trips aimed to help you unwind, you’ll find plenty of ways to do so in addition to enjoying the awe-inspiring surrounding scenery. There’s a stereo system with iPod connections and indoor/outdoor speakers, a DVD player and DVD collection that includes children’s films, classic, and foreign movies. Cards and games are available and evening entertainment can be organized, including parties, belly dancers, and more.

 

Why book with Unforgettable Travel Co.

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    100% Financial Protection

    We are a licensed and fully bonded tour operator financially protected by both the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL) and the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust (ABTOT). All clients that travel with us are fully financially protected.

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    Destination Experts

    Our travel experts live and breathe the destinations they specialise in. This shows in their passionate to create hand crafted trips for our clients. We don’t offer cookie cutter trips, just truly unforgettable journeys unlike any other.

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    The Best Guides

    What makes our trips extraordinary is the unique immersive experiences we include. We pride ourselves in our black book of sought after expert guides, game rangers and local contacts who believe in our philosophy, unforgettable.

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    We Care

    From the moment you book your trip, we are on hand 24/7 to assist you throughout your journey. With regional offices around the world, we have ground logistics teams on hand to help you every step of the way.