Hiring a boat is the ideal way to explore the hidden beauty of Kas in Turkey. Kas has a typical Mediterranean climate and is a premier diving destination, with a coastline that spans 70 km long. A lovely vacation spot with several beaches and islands off the coast that you cannot miss visiting without a private boat cruise. Kas also has several picturesque marinas where you can find the ideal catamaran, sailboat, motor yacht or speedboat of your choice. You can directly contact the owners of the vessels for the ideal boat or simply allow a BednBlue travel expert to guide you with some suggestions.
You have plenty of options:
You can book and hire a sailboat or speedboat with a skipper, or without if you own a license, and enjoy a one-day cruise to Kastellorizo. You can also rent a motorboat and tour various beaches you desire including Kaputa and Patara along the coast with ease. With the option to book a catamaran you can throw a birthday party, arrange a family reunion event or celebrate a wedding anniversary onboard. Finally, you can charter a luxury sailboat or yacht at a fair price and visit Kekova or Demre for as many days as you wish.
Kas is a beautiful little town along the rocky coast of Turkey which lives almost exclusively on tourism. Kas combines an unspoiled nature with captivating bays, lonely beaches and a varied landscape with the imposing Taurus mountains around. This former fishing village also holds a huge amount of interesting historical sites and is surrounded by whitewashed houses and bougainvillea. One can visit the Kas amphitheater which settles around the ancient city of Antiphellos, taking its name by the Greeks in the Hellenistic time and later becoming a leading town of the Romans. Here you can enjoy some of the most magical sunsets in Turkey and a fantastic view of the Kas peninsula which sits on the Mediterranean coast. There are also many hiking trails and a great outdoor experience is guaranteed up the mountains. The trails form a sector of the ‘Lycian way’ which is a famous 500 km long hike route in Turkey. Extensive walks up the mountains are a great activity if you are willing to spend some time outside the water. Being a big tourist bustle, you can also wander around the cobblestone streets of Kas, check out a handicraft shop or even enjoy an afternoon tasting local Turkish specialties. Every Friday there is also an open market where you can submerge yourself in an oriental experience, a sort of bazaar with clothes and vegetables you can buy from the locals. Once you have treated yourself in the town center, you can spend the rest of your vacation by scheduling a boat trip along the turquoise coast of Kas.
Boat trips in Kas can either head to Kalkan situated on the west or Kekova near Demre. If you pick the first route you will stop by some wonderful beaches. Akcagerme Beach is a calm beach that was awarded the blue flag in 2009 and is perfect for families with children. During your excursion you will also be invited to enter the famous Kaputa Beach, known worldwide for its turquoise waters and golden sand. The beach can get quite crowded in summer with many rows of cars lining everywhere, hiring a yacht would be a great idea. Kaputa beach Is also great for snorkeling and has ice-cold spring water flowing from a deep canyon. Just 7 km away you can anchor in Kalkan, an important port in the 19th century for both Greeks and locals and today a cosmopolitan seaside town.
Nearby you can also visit Turkey’s longest beach known as Patara, a windsurfing haven and lots of space for hundreds of people. Alternatively, you can hire a sailboat or speedboat and enjoy a day cruise to Kastellorizo. The whole complex between Kastellorizo, Strongyli and Ro have waters that are ideal for scuba diving, exploring underwater treasures and visiting shipwrecks. You can also visit the famous Blue Cave, arguably one of the most beautiful in Europe with cobalt waters that will take your breath away. For those who want to spend more time in the village center of Meis (Kastellorizo), there is a laid-back ambience with colorful houses and some Greek food you can taste by the restaurants near the harbor.
One can also follow the signs of ancient times and arrange a boat trip from Kas to Kekova and Myra. Along the coast, you will discover the remains of an ancient castle and the ruins of the sunken city of Kekova. You can also anchor your catamaran in Ucagiz also known as Kalekoy where you can spot Caretta turtles. Lots of passengers also walk to Simena in-between sailing, a Byzantine castle which has panoramic views. Further down the coast, Demre is a working town also home to Saint Nicholas Church, a place where the original Santa Claus came from! There are also Lycian ruins called Myra, tombs, and a large amphitheater. Finally, your yacht charter in Kas is accompanied by many beautiful stops, you will have no problem visiting historical sites or tasting local cuisine during your sailing journey. A lot of charterers also offer a longer sailing itinerary and often couple their boat trips to Kastellorizo with Kekova. The opportunity to combine your adventure by the sea with your favorite sailboat to Greek destinations adds a unique twist to your Turkish holiday.
Below you will find some useful information for your boat rental trip in Kas.
Kas Marina: A fully equipped marina with all the facilities and services required for yachts. There is a capacity of 450 berths and there are 7 floating piers with a jetty accommodating even mega yachts.
95 km away from the Dalaman Airport and only 1 km away from the City center.
Kastellorizo Port, Megisti: Lies roughly 2 km away from the south coast of Turkey. A great day cruise from Kas also linked with Rhodes and Piraeus by ferry. If you want to avoid the noise from the inner quay there is also Mandraki nearby where you anchor your boat.
Kastellorizo also has its one operating Airport.
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