Life Onboard

While blue cruising with Alaturka, life on board is just as exciting as the many stunning places you will visit throughout your journey. With delicious food, great company, and the opportunity to sleep under the stars and wake up with an incredible sunrise, you might have to push yourself to venture out to shore every once in awhile. However, you will be glad if you do because there are some unforgettable opportunities to explore the coast in unique and exciting ways. Paragliding in Oludeniz, Diving in Kas, and wandering ancient ruins in Kalekoy, St Nicholas Island, and Kas are experiences that you won’t want to miss. Read more to learn about the top highlights of life on board with Alaturka. 

Meals
Meals

Our crewed yacht staff will take great pleasure in looking after you whilst on board your traditional gulet sailing holiday. Dont come on board and think about losing any holiday kilos on your blue cruise as your mediterranean tour you will be spoilt with the best of Turkish cuisine. Each meal will be served up with what is in season at the time. The chefs are there to spoil you with beautiful home made Turkish meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 


Paragliding
Paragliding

Thrill seekers on board the Turkish gulet must take the time off board to go jump off a mountain. A little adventure to break up your yacht life. The best way to see over Oludeniz Beach and the Blue Lagoon is to paraglide and get to see why it is referred to as the Turquoise coastline. 


Diving in Kas
Diving in Kas

Your yacht life is all about relaxing, sunning and swimming, so why not jump off your traditional gulet in Kas and head off to dive into the turquoise waters of the southern coastline of Turkey. Break up your yacht life and dive in Kas as it is said to be one of the best spots to take up diving, so give it a go. 


Sunsets
Sunsets

One of the best things on board your blue cruise holiday is the amazing sunsets. Whilst sitting on your traditional gulet in Turkey Greece you will be spoilt along your mediterranean tour for some of the best sunsets, saidto be some peoples best part of their yacht life. Enjoy the sunsets each night on an amazing blue cruise holiday! 


Ice Cream Boat
Ice Cream Boat

Sailing along the Turquoise coastline on your blue cruise yacht there are going to be times to be tempted to cool down with an ice cream. An ice cream on hot summers day is the best thing on a gulet cruise on a hot day. Keep your eyes open as you sail along the coast on your blue cruise for the famous ice cream men. 


Wandering through ruins
Wandering through ruins

Along the beautiful Turkish coastline you can visit some amazing ancient ruins that scatter the coastline. So while you are on your traditional gulet blue cruise,why not get onshore and enjoy something different in your yacht life. At each blue cruise stop you get to go visit the historical sights and explore. 


Strolling through Butterfly Valley
Strolling through Butterfly Valley

One of peoples must sees along their Mediterranean Turkey Sailing holiday is a visit to Butterfly Valley. Said to be a true highlight. Your blue cruise will anchor down at Butterfly Valley and it is time to get your shoes wander into Butterfly Valley for a stroll to see if you can spot a butterfly as you go. 


Gozleme lady
Gozleme lady

Along your sailing yacht blue cruise holiday, you will get the chance to enjoy a beautiful Turkish pancake called a gozleme. A lady comes to visit you on your gulet. Be sure to fit one in as you will be served up one of the most delicious Turkish pancakes, whilst standing right on board your traditional gulet. 


Games on board
Games on board

Whilst on your blue cruise or yacht charter look out for some of the games we have on board. There is time in between sailing, visiting ancient sights and swimming and this maybe something to help you waste the time. Your yacht crew may want to teach your backgammon or you may enjoy a game of cards with new friends.


Fishing
Fishing

Fishing makes a great way to spend time on your sailing yacht holiday. Soak up your yacht life and try your luck on board with some fishing. Cabin charter and yacht charter all have small amounts of fishing gear on board. Be sure to speak to your friendly crew about throwing in a line into the beautiful turquoise coast. 


Sleeping under the stars
Sleeping under the stars

You are on your sailing yacht, yacht charter or cabin charter where you are afforded having the luxury of sleeping under a blanket of stars in the Turkish skies. Whils you are on board your yacht life is not always about the exciting things you can do with your days, but also your nights. A true highlight of a blue cruise. 


BBQ
BBQ

Every blue cruise cabin charter or yacht charter have BBQs on board. So no matter what kind of traditional gulet you are on your crewed yacht staff will look after you and cook you up the most delicious BBQ meats for dinner. Sit on board and enjoy the smell of the beautiul food cooking while enjoying a drink over sunset. 


Snorkelling
Snorkelling

The beautiful Turquoise coast is well known for its beautiful clear waters. At every stop on your yacht charter or blue cruise there is always going to be the chance to take up some snorkelling. So be sureto dive in and you will be sure to spot sealife, including turtles that maybe around. 


Sunrise and morning swims
Sunrise and morning swims

When cruising through Turkey or Greece a highlight of your time on board is waking up and jumping straight into the Turquoise ocean along the Turquoise coast. The best wake up call you can have and available of a yacht charter or cabin charter and it really is best wake up call whilst on your Turkey yachting holiday.


Smugglers Inn
Smugglers Inn

In the middle of no where, along your blue cruise sailing holiday is the "Pirate Bar" called Smugglers Inn. On your cabin charter it is a fun night out. Your blue cruise will visit there one night of your journey so you can dance the night away. On a yacht charter you can visit as part of your mediterranean tour.


Water Sports
Water Sports

Water sports are offered on any yacht charter or cabin charter along your mediterranean tour. There is the chance to participate in water skiing, water toys and other options along the way as you cruise the Turquoise coast. Depending on your location will depend on what water sport options they have.


Videos
Videos

These videos will give you a glimpse of the beauty that you will experience while cruising with Alaturka. Although the warmth of the sun, the soft summer sea breeze, and the feeling of relaxing on board while cruising the Mediterranean cannot be fully captured in a video, we have done our best to give you a taste of what blue cruising is all about. Click here to watch some of the videos we have compiled over the years to show off the best of what the Turquoise Coast of Turkey has to offer.