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Family Cruising the Turquoise Coast FCE

Visiting: Turkey
Trip Duration 8 Days
 

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Family Cruising the Turquoise CoastScores 8.5 out of 10 based on 6 reviews
(10 out of 10)

Claire

Swanage, Dorset
We had a wonderful week on board Sobek exploring Turkey's beautiful coast. We loved swimming & snorkelling in all the bays that the crew took us to. The water was beautifully clear & we were lucky to spot a few turtles too! We enjoyed the history too - the trip to the Dalyan river to see the rock tombs, Caunus, mud baths & then Iztuzu beach was a great start to the week & then visiting the ancient city of Xanthos & walking into the Saklikent gorge, climbing the citadel of Simena & sea kayaking over the sunken city at Kekova were all great experiences & the history was brought to life by Tolga our guide. This is not a holiday for anyone who wants luxury accommodation though - life on board a gulet is simple. When not swimming, we read books, played cards or backgammon. There is only enough electricity to charge phones & camera batteries (so ladies leave your hairdryers etc at home). We all had cabins but only used them for changing & having a shower in at the end of the day as we all slept on deck (so bring nightwear that is suitable for being seen in!). And finally, we ate delicious local food cooked by Said the cook at the big shared table (I especially loved not having to think about cooking for a week).
By the way, by the time we had finished activities/swimming & got changed at the end of each day, there usually wasn't much time before supper & then everyone crashed out pretty soon after, so you wont need to bring lots of "evening" clothes or shoes (you are barefoot on the gulet) either - just make sure you bring several sets of swimming costumes so that you can rotate, sandals that you can walk in (& are prepared to get wet as they will get wet in the gorge) & extra towels. We were given a towel each, but you will need more & they get pretty salty after a while.
Overall, it was my idea of heaven, our son turned into a fish, we all agreed that Turkey is a very special, beautiful place and that a week was not nearly long enough!
Confirmed traveller: 07 August 2017
Published on: 15 August 2017
(10 out of 10)

Alison

Surrey
Enjoyed whole trip. Good mix of relaxing and activities. Our tour guide Tolga was excellent - knowledgeable, organised and friendly. The boat crew were great too - really helpful, efficient and lots of great food.
Would recommend this trip!
Confirmed traveller: 07 August 2017
Published on: 10 August 2017
(8 out of 10)

Deryn

Guildford
Chilling on the boat was fab, swimming in the clear warm waters. Visiting Kas and Fethiya also very good.
Confirmed traveller: 29 August 2015
Published on: 27 September 2015
(10 out of 10)

Jane

Brilliant trip. We loved the food, the places, the history, and the sunshine. I can't recommend it highly enough.
Confirmed traveller: 25 July 2015
Published on: 02 October 2015