Route 5 ~ Fethiye-Oludeniz Blue Cruise




Blue Voyage in Fethiye and Oludeniz is very exciting. Fethiye is a world wide famous holiday resort located 135 kilometres on the southeast of Marmaris. Fethiye hosts a big international marina at the entrance of a big and beautiful bay covered with lots of islands nearby. Telmessos was the ancient name of the town. Telmessos was the city of the Oracles in the ancient times. Tersane Island, Sarsala Cove, Gocek, Yassica Islands and Oludeniz (Dead Sea) are the recommended destinations during your voyage.


Tersane (Shipyard) Island

Tersane Island is the largest island of the Fethiye Gulf. During the era of the Ottomans, the area is used as a shipyard and you may see the remnants of the shipyards and some structures. There are two harbours in the cove named as winter and summer harbours. The winter harbour is located by a deep channel. The summer harbour is located on a protected cove and very suitable for anchoring. Tersane Island is very popular for anchoring and swimming in the region.

Sarsala Cove

Sarsala Cove is another well protected area in the Fethiye Gulf and very popular for the Blue Voyage yachts. The region is very calm. The cove has wonderful sea and beach. The environment is fascinating in the company of pine covered hills. There are no structures around, visitors just stay in the arms of the heaven nature.

Gocek

Gocek is also another very popular point for the yachts in the Fethiye Gulf. There are a lot of beautiful coves and islands in the region. The sea great but there are no beaches around. Gocek Gulf and its marina is one of the Mediterranean's best sailing spots. Dotted with islands and indented with many coves, its land and seascapes are fascinating. The ruins of the ancient city of Arymaxa, on the south side of the gulf, stands on the edge of the azure waters. Gocek waters are very suitable for water sports. You may see the sea turtles (caretta caretta) around the cove.

Yassica (Jessica) Islands

Yassica Islands offer great seascape to their visitors. Yassica Islands are the nearest anchoring point by the Gocek Gulf. The islands are considered to be the best locations in the Fethiye Gulf for photo shooting. Romantic sunset photographs are very ideal in the Islands' environment. There are also suitable coves around the islands for anchoring.

Oludeniz (Dead Sea)

Oludeniz is world famous surprise of the nature. It is been called as "the God's Gift to the World". You arrive to Oludeniz after a 14 kilometres of pine covered road from Fethiye. The region is called Belcekiz Bay. The region has an outstanding beach and behind the very long beach lies the dead sea. The turquoise colour of the sea is fascinating. The dead sea is very calm and no waves inside due to its natural formation. It is like a magic. There are no seaweed in the motionless sea. It is possible to swim for ten months a year in the region.


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