Enquire a Yacht Charter in Turkey

Before You Begin


special gulet holidays bodrum Before you begin the pleasant journey of choosing the perfect boat for your Private Gulet Charter Turkey holiday with our assistance, we would like to provide you with some general information on chartering a private gulet. Your general knowledge on a "Blue Cruise "will help us locate the perfect choice for your purposes.

  • It is necessary to determine the number of passengers in the group, therefore the number of cabins and lay out you need.
  • What should be the standard of the gulet you wish to charter? Should it be standard, a superior or a luxury class gulet, features of which differ? The answers will help us narrow down the alternatives on your behalf.
  • The dates are of utmost importance. We strongly advise you to arrange the dates in a way that the embarkation and disembarkation takes place on a Saturday. In the case of a 10 day gulet cruise plan, which cuts the week in two, please consult with us as to availability.
  • In principle, our gulets are chartered for a minimum period of one week in the high season of July/August. There may be exceptions and our agency will be happy to inform you on such deals.
  • The embarkation hour is normally 3 pm and the disembarkation hour is 10 am. on the last day after breakfast.
  • The charter fee covers all port and transit log costs in Turkish waters, fuel and lubrication costs for ship's engine (approximately 4 hours daily motor sailing), ship's water, laundry, personnel wages, service etc.   Extras involved are; port and agency costs in Greek waters, fuel used for the water skiing and Jet Ski, costs for food and beverages.
  • Some gulets can be chartered on full board basis covering the costs for food - and but not the beverages. In that case, we can propose 1- Standard Menu 2- Deluxe menu. * Charter fee covers the costs for drinking water, tea and coffee. For those opting for full board charter, beverages may be purchased on their behalf prior to the cruise and loaded on board.
  • Gulets are categorized in terms of their structure, charter fees, luxury and comfort offered, water sports equipment etc.
  • The operation hours of air conditioning systems on board depend on the category of gulet. Luxury gulets offer 24 air conditioning services. Gulets of other categories offer up to 10-12 hours per day of air conditioning service.
  • Gulets are equipped to sail, depending on the wind and weather conditions. Naturally, their performance need not be compared to purpose built sailing vessels.
  • The opportunities for water sports whilst cruising differ from gulet to gulet. All standard category gulets have canoes, surfing equipment, snorkeling and fishing gear as a standard. Luxury gulets will have Jet skis, water skiing and wakeboarding etc. equipment.
  • Almost all of the gulets we have in our flotilla are registered at Bodrum Port. However, clients will have the option to start/finish their tour at any one of Gocek/Fethiye, Marmaris or Antalya ports, depending on the schedule of respective gulet. Please do consult with us in that regard.
  • Once you decide on a gulet proposed by us, we shall forward a Yacht Charter Contract. Once agreed, the deposit mentioned in the contract need to be transferred to our bank account as down payment for final confirmation.
  • The amount of prepayment is %50 of the total charter fee mentioned in the contract. The balance remaining will be paid once the client embarks.
  • Distances involved between most popular ports and international airports are given below:



special gulet holidays gocek A) - Turkish Coast

Tranquil bays, superb unspoilt beaches nestled in hidden inlets and magnificent protected coves dotted with archaeological sites complement the incomparable natural beauty of South-west Turkish coastline between Kusadasi and Antalya. What gave rise to Blue Cruise stylistic holiday is precisely those natural coves that promise a safe and tranquil sailing holiday in Turkey. The opportunity to combine Greek Dodecanese and Cyclades Island Groups to your itinerary, or just do some island hopping between the equally beautiful Greek islands make it possible to add variety in your Private Yacht Charter Turkey holiday on board a gulet. Indeed, time you have spared for such a treat is an important factor in shaping up an itinerary with the assistance of our expert staff. We have therefore here below provided you with sample itineraries of 1 week, 2 weeks or 10 days duration that you may consider. Surely, the possibilities of different routes are mathematically endless.
Our agency will be obliged to assist you in setting up the most perfect route for your purposes, depending on your interests on such a sailing holiday.

Below is a table of main international airports and their distance to most popular embarkation and disembarkation ports so as to assist you in making your plans.

We strongly advise that you consult with us in choosing the best fly in and fly out locations.

Seaport Airport Distance/Hour
Bodrum Bodrum 36 km (30 min)
Gocek Dalaman 22 km (25 min)
Fethiye Dalaman 50 km (50 min)
Marmaris Dalaman 95 km (1.25 min)
Antalya Antalya 30 km (30 min)
Kusadasi Izmir 82 km (1,15 min)


special gulet holidays marmarisB) Greek Islands

Out of the islands, some have international airports which have regular flights especially in summer season: Some of the islands have Athens connected and yet some have direct flights. Please consult with your ticket agent or directly from airline websites for further details.

Island Airport Distance/Hour
Rhodes Rhodes 21 km (25 min)
Kos Kos 30 km (35 min)
Samos Samos 35 km (50 min)
Mykonos Mykonos 3 km (10 min)
Santorini Santorini 8 km (15 min)

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