Frequently Asked Questions
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Thanks for your interest in our exclusive Yacht cruise. We are happy to give you all the information you need about your holiday of lifetime. If your question is not answered here, do not hesitate to contact us directly.
Arrival day is Saturday. Embarkation is from 16:00 clock, disembarkation at 10:00 clock. For shorter stays or other arrival days please get in touch with us. You are more then welcome to arrive earlier and leave your bags on board, but please be aware that the crew will be busy cleaning and tidying and doing final preparation until late afternoon to be ready for your exklusive Blue Cruise.
In essence on our Yacht Charter trip you can do what your heart desires, whether it will be reading a book, sunbathing, swimming or experiencing the beauty and culture off he coastal landscape. If you prefer more active lifestyle, there are also plenty of opportunities for water skiing, parasailing, scuba diving etc. Please tell us your requirements on time, so that we can arrange them for you with an additional charge.
The special of a Blue Cruise with Princess Funda is that it's a decade of experience, passion, great service and thousand of fulfilled guests from all over the world. We love what we do ..
It is a individual, tailor-made, exclusive Gulet Yacht cruise with personal touch.
On a "Blue Voyage" with the luxurious Gulet Yacht M/S P. Funda, you determine your own itinerary as an owner according to your mood.
While you discover with your friends, family, or your team, the cultural and natural landscape of the Turkish coastline, our professional crew will take exclusive care of your needs and well-being.
The Meals on board are a purely enjoyable experience. On your Blue Cruise our chef spoils you with the freshest and healthiest of ingredients using the best herbs and spices to create local specialties and gourmet meals that guarantee an unparalleled taste experience.
...contains a wide variety of soups, appetizers (mezes), fresh vegetables and meat dishes, desserts and salads as well as delicious pastries and irresistible seasonal fresh fruit. The unique preparation is a specialty of Turkish Cuisine. Dishes are gently cooked, steamed, fried or served with yogurt. Vegetable dishes are either served alone or with hot meat, or stuffed with rice and minced meat, cooked with olive oil and eaten cold. The preferred meats are lamb, veal, beef and chicken. Special delicacies are freshly caught and grilled fish or seafood.
We can arrange your flights from certain airports (Switzerland and Germany) but you would be receiving a better price by purchasing your airfare through the Internet or wholesaler in your own country. We also arrange your transfer from/to the airport, minibuses for inland excursion, guided tours to the ruins of ancient civilizations or a hotel extension before or after your Gulet cruise with tour operator that we work together. Please share with us your needs and preferences by e-mail or telephone. We'll be delighted to answer any questions you have and create your own tailor-made luxury Blue Cruise with Princess Funda.
Gulet [ɡulet] are traditionally, handcrafted wooden vessels, which have evolved over many years from their originally intended purpose as a fishing and transport boat. The Gulet with its broad deck and wide beams are constructed mainly in the shipyards of Bodrum, Bozburun, Marmaris and Istanbul. They have been provided with motor as well as a modern equipment. Under favourable weather conditions, the crew also like to hoist the sails so you can experience the feeling and endless freedom of the sea.
Upon arrival, we welcome you on board an introduce you the life on board. Your captain Necati provides information on excursions and activities in the respective region. On the boat and inside you walk barefoot. You can swim in the crystal clear water whenever the Yacht lays anchor for a few hours in a beautiful bay. This experience is very refreshing in the morning before breakfast.
We drop anchor in the most beautiful bays surrounded by pine forests, where you can take romantic walks, visit ancient sites and meet the locals. You can also experience a traditional Turkish hamam with a good body scrub and oil massage. And to end of the day dinner is served under the stars surrounded by the magical Aegean Sea.
We have selected local wines, spirits, beer, soft drinks, fresh local herbal teas, coffee, and juices at reasonable prices on board.
Necessary are a camera, shorts, ¾ pants, equally comfortable solid shoes or trekking sandals are a must for sightseeing in cities as well as ancient sites. Light casual clothes for hot days, a large bath towel for sunbathing, sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat for sun protection.
During the months of April and October it can be a bit cooler in the evening, so we also recommend to bring a sweater or jacket. Please consider collapsible luggage to stow in the cabin rather a hard suitcase.
In April, May and October the temperatures range between 20 to 28° and in September 30° Celsius. The months of June, July and August are hot. Then the temperatures can move up to 30 to 40° Celsius. The humidity is low and there is no rain in this region in summer. The water temperature begins in April rather cool at 16° Celsius. From June, during high summer you can expect temperatures above 20 to 25° Celsius and in October, the sea can still be as warm as 23°
We recommend you to have a travel insurance policy. It is important that you protect yourself in case of trip cancellation/interruption for compelling reasons and medical expenses.
... full board (breakfast, lunch, afternoon Tea- time, dinner, water by meals) using of the yacht and its equipment, accommodation in double-bed cabins, fuel cost for the yacht (about 3 - 4 hours of engine cruising per day), all harbour fees, transitlogfee and related formalities in Turkish waters, yacht insurance, clean bed linen, bath towels and final cleaning.