Paragliding in Oludeniz

Oludeniz literally means the Dead Sea. This is because of its almost perpetually tranquil waters. Stretching for thousands of kilometres along the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas is a piece of oft-visited coastline called the Turquoise Coast. Along this coast are cities new and old, those that are thriving and those that were part of great civilisations years and years ago. These contribute to various points of historical, archaeological and natural interest along this coast that has been the focal point of tourists for long.As the name suggests, this coast is known for its azure waters and one such beach resort located in the Mugla province of Turkey is Oludeniz. The secluded sandy bay opens up to a miles-long lagoon that varies in shades from turquoise to aquamarine. A beautiful

Where to stay in Cappadocia

Turkey has become the land of various diversities and many unique destinations that are well known in the entire world. People from all corners of the world are showing a keen interest in visiting Cappadocia, one of the top destinations in Turkey. This is a lunar landscape and a perfect home to fairy chimneys along with underground cities. These cities once helped the Christians to hide themselves to avoid persecution. Cappadocia has always attracted to archaeological minded tourists as well as backpackers from all across the world. Every year a huge number of people visit this place for its extraordinary destinations and sites that are well scattered throughout the cityCappadocia is the best home to exciting activities and peaceful cities. It is well marked with the best hotels

Exciting Fethiye Tours

If you want a totally enjoyable and memorable Turkish holiday, you should check out the different Fethiye tours that are being offered today. With these tours, you get to see the famous historical ruins, the spectacular canyons, the stunning bays and remarkable natural beauty at this side of Turkey. All you have to do is to select a one from a wide variety of Fethiye tours that Alaturka offer and you can start your journey towards a Turkish adventure with professional and experienced tour guides.Fethiye Boat TripsBoat trips in traditional gulets or yachts are among the most popular Fethiye tours. These boat trips allow you to explore and enjoy secluded bays of many Fethiye islands. With Alaturka, you can be assured that your captain and his staff will provid

You don’t have to worry about quality with Alaturka Yachting

If you’re looking to explore the breathtaking locales in Southern Turkey, the Turquoise Coast and Greece, Alaturka Yachting could be the best option for you. It offers guests a number of motorboats, gulets and catamarans that can transform your dreams of exploring the unknown and secluded locales of Turkey and Greece into a reality. Alaturka Yachting boasts a combined experience of 25 years and it provides its guests with top-notch services, a highly professionalised crew, world-class equipment and sailing vessels and a superior experience.Ever since Alaturka Yachting entered the markets in the year 2003, it has organised hundreds of sailing tours all over Greece and Turkey. Each tour has been completely customised according to the needs of the travellers in order to offer them

Learn more about Turkey Boat Cruises

As many have been saying, one of the best ways to spend the holidays in Turkey is by taking Turkey boat cruises. This kind of Turkish holiday offers a unique experience because it takes you along the magnificent Turkey coast while you enjoy the chance to get away from regular vacation routines and explore many different coves.The Blue CruiseIf you are planning to book for Turkey boat cruises, you are probably referring to the infamous blue Cruise as it is often referred to. This is the most common term used for yacht sailing through the Mediterranean and Aegean coasts. The yacht or boat used for these cruises is known as a gulet or a traditional Turkish yacht. The gulet is a traditional wooden handmade boat and has been used since ancient times for trading a

The Best Sunsets of Turkey

Just like any other popular tourist destination, Turkey is famous for its magnificent sunsets. If you want to enjoy the best sunsets of Turkey, you should find the best places to see them.Europe and Asia Ferry CruisingOne of the best ways to enjoy the sunsets of Turkey is by cruising between Europe and Asia onboard a ferry. The connection of Europe and Asia is in the heart of Istanbul, where history, culture, fashion and cuisine collide. Spending an afternoon on one of the many ferries departing from the port in Istanbul, cruising the Bosphorous and watching the sunset over the Marmara Sea is utterly magical. With this option, you also get to enjoy the views and the company of dolphins and seagulls.Spending Quiet Moments in ModaM

Istanbul Attractions You Shouldn’t Miss

Istanbul is that Turkish city that has been fortunate enough to belong to two continents – Asia and Europe. This city also happens to be considered one of the greatest metropolia in the world. It was around 1000 years BC when the city was the Constantinople capital of the Byzantine Empire before it was conquered by the Ottoman Turks. When the Turkish Republic was established, the city was renamed officially as Istanbul and it now holds the magnificent remnants of rich and long history. Along with the illustrious history and diverse culture, this city is proud to offer some of the best tourist sites in the world.Istanbul’s the Big FourIstanbul is known all over the world for its Big Four – the four most popular attractions; Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque,

The Perfect Ephesus Tours To Kick-Start Your Turkish Adventure

Ephesus, an ancient Greek city, is particularly famous for the Temple of Artemis (recognised as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World). Considered to be the best-preserved city in the eastern Mediterranean region, Ephesus offers its travellers with excellent insights of what life was like during the Roman times. All Ephesus tours are centred around the various historical and cultural attractions that the ancient city has to offer, but there is no shortage of natural beauty either.Ephesus underwent a turbulent history and a long period of conquests and reconquests finally ended when it became a Roman city in the year 133BC. In fact, its turbulent history is what makes Ephesus tours so fascinating. Ephesus grew to become the capital of Asia Minor in the year 27BC and attra

Olympos to Fethiye Blue Cruise

A holiday in Turkey will not be complete without seeing the Mediterranean coasts and the best way to experience the Mediterranean is to go on a cruise. One of the most popular cruises is the Olympos to Fethiye Blue Cruise.Imagine sailing on a gulet, bathing in the warmth of the sun and breathing the air filled with the scent of the sea. Look around you and you will see the beauty of Turkey’s shorelines and the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean. At night, you can come out on the deck and enjoy a beautiful evening under the stars while playing board games and socialising with other guests.The Olympos to Fethiye Blue Cruise is perfect for those who want to relax as well as for those who want to explore the life along the Mediterranean coast. The gulet can accommodate

Turkish Gulets

The Origins of Turkish GuletsTurkish gulet is a type of a sailing vessel, which is hand-crafted of wood and has two or three masts. The origin of gulet still remains controversial; the question is whether it originated from the schooner, which was used in the Aegean and Mediterranean shores; or gulet took its name from gouëlette, the French word for schooner. During its history, Turkish gulets have been redesigned and modernised many times. For many centuries used for fishing and sponging along the Turkish coast, these Turkish vessels were reborn in the early 1970s, and today are more comfortable and more technically equipped than their ancestors. Today Turkish gulets are used for one of the top tourist attractions; sailing along the southwestern coast of Turkey.