Blue Voyage from Marmaris through Knidos
is your first option for the Blue Voyage. The
Ciftlik Cove, Bozukkale Cove, Bencik Cove, Datca and Knidos; The Cape Bozburun and Kumlubuk
on the way back to Marmaris are the recommended destinations during your voyage.
Ciftlik is famous with its sandy beach. The big sands are very rare in and around
coves. The sea is always bright in Ciflik and the beach covers the whole cove. The cove is a popular pit stop of the daily boat tours. The beach is becoming crowded with the daily boat visitors.
Bozukkale ~ Koca Island
Bozukkale is a nice region on the southwest of Marmaris and worth seeing. Bozukkale harbor is popular for the blue voyage yachts and boats with its protective area. The Gulf had strategic value in the past centuries. The fleet of Athens have moored here in 1412 BC and also have gathered here in 395 BC for the Knidos Sea War. The cove hosts lots of yachts and boats today and there are restaurants serving the boats.
Bencik is the located on the side of the Hisaronu Gulf and it is the most narrow place of the peninsula. The distance between the Gokova Gulf decreases to 800 meters. A must see place. Wonderful cove and turquoise waters will give you great experience.
Datca ~ Knidos
Datca is surrounded on three sides by the sea. The heaven nature, the barren coves and the very clean sea are the valuables of Datca. There are 52 wonderful coves around the peninsula. The Datca Peninsula offers a natural boundary between the Aegean Sea, the Gokova Gulf on the north and the Mediterranean Sea, the Hisaronu Gulf on the south.The Kargi Cove just across Datca is another small cove that mostly preferred for swimming. The cove is like a pool and the sea is fascinating. After you pass through the Ince Cape, you are now just so close to Knidos. But before arriving to Knidos, a lunch break in the quality restaurants of Palamut Buku is highly recommended. Palamut Buku is a nice cove with quality restaurants and a long wonderful beach.
Knidos is one of the best promenade area of the region where the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea meet. Knidos has a artificial formation of in and out harbors.The cith spread by a four kilometers of city walls. Knidos has two theatres with the capacity of 20.000 and 5.000 people. The sea is clean and the panorama is outstanding in the region.
Bozburun is a cape located on the far end on the southwest of Marmaris. Bozburun is mostly known by the yachtsmen. Life is so calm and quite in Bozburun. The region is quite barren related to the other regions in Marmaris. Bozburun hosts lots of calm coves around to be discover and moor by boats and yachts. Also the remnants of the ancient city of Larymna is around the region.
Kumlubuk is famous with its nice sandy beach and fish restaurants. The region has an outstanding landscape. Kumlubuk coasts and hills have one of the best tracks for hiking and ecological tourism.