|DATÇA HARBOUR Datca Harbour is one of the
starting points for the Blue Cruise. It is a friendly lively port
during the daytime offering a variety of shops and a good selection
of restaurants and bars along the waterfront. For the benefit of
visitors and locals alike new regulations ensure the music ceases at
midnight! Datça now offers the most peaceful and quiet harbour
mooring on the Blue Cruise route.
|HISARONU BAY This is a beautiful area,
explored yet secluded. It is well known by the agencies and visited
by sailors, however, as there is no proper harbour most visitors
prefer not to stay here overnight. You can safely moor and spend a
night in this wonderful place in solitude.
|KURUCABUK In this spectacular bay you can
spend a night under the stars breathing in the scent of the nearby
pine forest covering the mountain slopes.
|HURMALIBUK Here you can see the endemic
tree, Phoenix Theoprasti, a member of the palm tree genus which
grows only on the Datça Peninsula. The sea bed in this place is a
most suitable habitat for octopus, which can easily be caught.
|BENCIK KOYU English Harbour of Hisaronu Bay.
The quietest part of the area with many small beautiful bays. The
water is a combination of every shade of green and blue. After
sailing past Rabbit Island you reach the natural wonder of Emel
|EMEL SAYIN KOYU Emel Sayin is a very famous
Turkish singer. Nearly 25 years ago she stopped in this bay on her
Blue Cruise and now this bay is called by her name. It is well
worth a visit.
|ORHANIYE KIZKUMU At the head of the Gulf
of Hisaronu is the deep inlet leading to attractive mooring at
Orhaniye. As you near the head of this inlet at Kizkumu the natural
phenomena, a sand bar stretching across part of the bay will be
seen. According to the local legend; once upon a time there
were two star crossed lovers living on opposite sides of this bay.
To make it possible for them to meet God created the sand bar.
Most visitors to Kizkumu walk across on this strip of sand which is
just a few inches below the water.
|SELIMIYE- This small seaside village is set in
a huge magnificent bay, the mountainous slopes around thickly wooded
in pine. There is a quay off the hamlet which provides good mooring
|DIRSEKBUKU After leaving Selimiye, passing
along the southern side of the gulf, there are a number of small
islands. On Kemeriye Ada there are the remains of an old Greek
church and monastery. Dirsek is a long inlet with good shelter in
|YESILOVA KORFEZI BOZBURUN This is a very
large bay. After turning Atabol Burnu the slopes of Yesilova Korfezi
are bare and rocky. The rock and sand sea floor gives the water its
amazing intense turquoise blue colour. The port of Bozburan lies at
the head of the gulf sheltered by several small islands. You can
anchor around Kizilada Kuseliada islands. Bozburan has a pleasant
harbour with good restaurants. There is a thriving boatyard where
traditional Turkish wooden gulets are built.
|BOZUKKALE Approaching Bozuk Buku the ancient
citadel, of Hellenistic origin, can be seen on the headland. The
narrow entrance between towering cliffs leads to the bay where there
are several sheltered moorings. The scenery is grand. The ruins of
ancient Loryma are visible around the bay
|KARGI - 1½ miles South of Datça is Kargi Bay.
Kargi is quiet and rural. The only buildings on the shore being two
restaurants. The sea is crystal clear with good mooring
|GÖKLIMAN (AKVARYUM) In this area there are
two seaside hamlets, each with its own bay. (Datça also is situated
on two separate bays). These are bays are only big enough for two
or three yachts at a time. The area behind nearby Armutlusu
and Inceburun Lighthouse has ancient remains and it is possible to
climb and explore around here.
|DOMUZÇUKURU AND KIZILBUK KOYU The area
around these bays is covered with pine trees and there is a small
natural camping place.
|HAYITBUKU This is a small seaside village
set in beautiful surroundings. There are some restaurants and
pensions here. Talking with village people whilst drinking Turkish
tea is a very pleasant and relaxing way to pass time.
|PALAMUTBUKU This bay has the longest beach
of the Datça Peninsula and the harbour is the second biggest after
Datça itself. There are restaurants and pensions here. The village
stretches inland amongst orange groves and almond orchards. The
mountain scenery is beautiful. The whole area filled with flowers in
the spring time.
|KNIDOS The remains of the ancient city of
Knidos are easily seen and visited on the tip of this spectacular
headland. There are two harbours here. The town harbour, where the
merchant ships came to unload there exotic cargo, is overlooked by
the amphitheatre and city walls is situated on the Mediterranean Sea
whilst the Naval Harbour used by the war ships and naval vessels of
antiquity is on the Aegean Sea. You can watch the sun set across the
sea and over this magnificent landscape with the ruins of
Aphrodite's temple behind you on the mountain side and imagine
Aphrodite bathing here in the clean clear crystal waters.
|To explore these beautiful and interesting
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different types of tours available.
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