SINGLES SAND & SAILING HOLIDAYS, TURKEY
Join a Sail & Sand holiday on a traditional sailing boat and explore the Turkish coastline for 5 nights followed by relaxing 9 nights at the Olympos Hotel at Oludeniz beach.
This 5-night cruise sails between Fethiye to Dalyan and return, taking in ancient rock tombs, sleepy fishing villages and picturesque islands on the way. And there’s plenty of time for swimming, snorkelling and shopping, too.
You’ll stay on board a traditional wooden gulet, with its own bar and dining room serving freshly-prepared meals. There’s also a roomy sun deck on the bow, with sun beds for lounging on. There are eight cabins with double beds and en suite bathrooms. Mattresses for sunbathing are laid out on the raised bow. There's a shaded deck terrace with tables and chairs for dining al fresco.
For rest of the days, you will be transferred to the Olympos Hotel.
FETHIYE - DALAYAN - FETHIYE
We are believed to be the only solo travel company able to offer this cruise exclusively to single travellers. Please note itinerary could change owing to inclement weather conditions.
Day 1 - Welcome
You’ll be transferred from the airport in Dalaman to our Gulet Hazer, where you’ll spend the night at Fethiye Harbour. Use the time to get to know your fellow on board companions, with dinner served as you set sail on your voyage.
Day 2 - Red Island
Wake up to a tranquil breakfast on deck, before we set sail past stunning islands en route to the Red Island, which gets its name from the colour of its sand. After lunch, we’ll offer you the opportunity to swim ashore on one of the many magical islands. Afternoon we will sail to Gobun Bay, a long bay surrounded by olive and pine trees is revealed. At the bottom end of the Bay you will see some rock cut tombs and ruins. Towards the end of the day, we’ll sail to Ag Liman, a bay hidden away off the beaten track, where you’ll be served dinner and given the opportunity to swim under the night’s sky.
Day 3 - Merdivenli Bay
Today we’ll venture to Merdivenli Bay, one of the most picturesque and popular coves in the Fethiye Gulf where you can enjoy time to swim and snorkel. Here you’ll have the opportunity to work up an appetite by swimming and snorkelling whilst exploring the marine life, before hopping back on board to enjoy a freshly prepared lunch. In the afternoon, you’ll be taken to see the ancient remains of a Roman bath, believed to have been used by Cleopatra herself. After a day filled with excitement anchors will be dropped at the bay of Behdri Rahmi where you’ll enjoy dinner.
Day 4 - Gocek
Today you sail to Gocek with the option of taking a trip to Dalyan by road (this is an optional extra for £25). If you choose this option, you’ll embark on a riverboat tour of Dalyan, from the bay of Ekincik, immerse yourself in beautiful scenery whilst observing the wonderful wildlife on offer. The tour will take you to Turtle beach where loggerhead turtles come to lay their eggs. Once at Dalyan, a guide will show you examples of Lycian tombs carved into the rocky cliffs, whilst offering insight and knowledge of the region. Your guide will offer their insight and knowledge of the area, and you’ll also be given the option to enjoy a traditional mud bath, before having lunch at a nearby restaurant. Dinner and overnight stay at Karamik Bay.
Day 5 - Tersane Island
On your final day you’ll sail to Tersane Island near Gocek spend the day exploring island life and enjoying the waters, snorkelling and swimming. After lunch we will set to sail back to Fethiye, our original starting point where you will have the opportunity to explore this harbour town and dinner at a local restaurant (not included)
Day 6 to 15 - Oludeniz
Our final breakfast will be provided on board as we prepare to dock and say goodbye to Gulet Hazar. You will be transferred to Olympos Hotel for 9 nights of your stay before returning to the UK
Please Note: The itinerary may change due to weather conditions.
Optional activities include: water skiing, banana boating, parasailing and tubing.
GULET - HAZER
Begin with a five nights Gulet Cruise
Mesmerising waves and stunning views of the Turkish coast is a heaven sent getaway. Explore the charming bays and beachside caves under the gleaming sunshine. Tantalise your taste for classic Turkish flavours with sociable lunches and enjoy a water sport to get your heart beating. Your first week is all about relaxation and fun in a stunning environment, on board a quirky little boat.
Spend your nine nights at Olympos Hotel
This holiday is designed exclusively for Adults, where you will enjoy relaxing in the company of like-minded singles, eat, drink and party or enjoy some peace and quiet in our most popular singles retreat Olympos Hotel, Oludeniz.
Five nights at Hazer Gulet
The perfect escape on board a traditional Turkish Gulet boat cruising the Mediterranean seas and exploring an impressive coastline.
Aboard our Gulet Hazer, cabins are equipped with an en-suite bathroom (shower hose and basin) including towels, linen and blanket. There is plenty room to enjoy a leisurely rest at the indoor saloon, the rear deck for your dinner or towards the front of the ship for a touch of sunbathing on the beds provided.
The Turkish crew serve a delicious menu of traditional cuisine, freshly made each day, and is a mouth watering highlight to your evening under the starlit sky. Thrill seeking members of our cruise will enjoy a water activity or two so join us by splashing into the sea for a snorkelling experience, windsurfing trail or cast a rod out to fish directly from the gulet deck. Even a gentle swim can burst into life as the boat rests in the water.
Eight double sized cabins with shower, toilet, warm water and bathing towels. Hair dryer, telephone and mobile charger available on board. Galley equipped with fridge. On board Sunbeds, windsurfer and fishing equipment. Dinghy and outboard motor.
Hotel Olympos represents incredible value, just a heartbeat away from the best places to go for entertainment and relaxation at the Hotel Olympos.
Nine nights - Adults Only Hotel
Olympos Hotel nestles in a quiet spot surrounded by lush gardens with stunning mountain views to capture spectacular sunsets. The hotel is well known to single travellers with many repeat guests over the years and has recently refurbished in 2019 which includes the bar area, reception, rooms and a brand-new terrace bar. The hotel is 10 minutes by mini bus to the world famous Oludeniz beach and an easy stroll to the lively resort of Hisaronu.
The Hotel Olympos offers 27 en-suite guest rooms simply and comfortably furnished with air conditioning, balcony with views of pool or garden, Satellite TV and hair dryer.
- Reception & Lounge,
- Swimming pool,
- Terrace Bar,
- Sun deck area,
- Safe deposit boxes (extra charge £10/week),
- Free Wi-Fi,
- Money exchange service and weekly entertainment.
Travel Hassle Free ! No need to change money ! - Olympos hotel accept Sterling Pound/ Euro for all your extras and for excursions. You can pay by cash or credit / debit card .
What is included in the tour
- Exclusive singles only boat for 5 nights & 9 nights Hotel Stay
- Your own single occupancy en-suite cabin
- Gulet Cruise - Daily Breakfast, 4 Lunch & 4 Dinner with bottled water
- Olympos Hotel - Daily Breakfast & 7 Dinner
- Flights from any UK airport
- All Taxes & Surcharges
- 20Kg Baggage allowance and 5kg hand baggage.
- Airport transfers
- Services of a Captain & Crew on board
- Welcome get together
- Coordinated Singles only site-seeing and activities (Optional Extra)
- Non motorised water sports
- Meet other single, like minded travellers who wish to socialise and make new friends
Turkish Visa & Entry requirements - British nationals travelling to Turkey for tourist or business purposes will no longer need a visa for visits of up to 90 days in any 180-day period. For more information please visit www.evisa.gov.tr/en/.