Plan a trip to magnificent Gokova Bay and get a chance to relax on the pristine white sandy beach of the Cleopatra Island. Apart from the ancient ruins of the island, the place has many small coves and stunning scenery. You can enjoy swimming in the secluded bays of this protected national resort, which is devoid of any big harbors. You can reach this place from Icmeler, Armutalan or Marmaris by a 30 minutes drive that runs through the pinewoods, farmlands and then to shores of Gokova Bay. Then you will sail in the traditional Turkish wooden boats for about to reach the Cleopatra island.
The total duration of this trip from pick up to drop back is about 7 hours. The tour price includes pick up, drop back, full insurance, lunch, free guidance and the entry fee for the Cleopatra Island. The children aged below 7 are free of charge, but those between 7 and 12 are half price. Please do not forget to bring your swimsuits, camera, towels, snorkeling goggles and sun cream to this place. The legend says that ultra white special sands found on the shores here were shipped from Egypt by Mark Antony as a gift for his love, Cleopatra!
Cleopatra island trip from Marmaris is available everyday from May to October. Soon after you reach the beautiful Cleopatra Island, you are served with a B.B.Q lunch and allowed to spend about 3 hours of blissful leisure. You can sunbathe, relax, swim and have fun around the place. While you stroll across the stretches of the pale pink sands, you can feel the sands squeaking under your feet! This unique sand is found nowhere else in the world; a popular belief says that this sand reproduces by itself! The sands here are so tiny and shiny that the beach has been declared as a National Conservation Area.
The sand at the beach of Cleopatra in under the protection of the Turkish government and you cannot take any sand with you when you are leaving this place. Even you cannot take towels with you to the beach as the sand will stick to them! Apart from enjoying nature and relaxing on the pristine beach, it is worth visiting the ancient ruins of the amphitheatre, temple and the fortifications from the Roman Era.
This full day boat trip promises to take you towards the most stunning and graceful spots of Gokova Bay. The island is listed as a National Conservation Area due to the pristine setting that has and its unique natural beauty. According to the local legend, Antony gifted this picturesque island to Cleopatra as a symbol of love. However, even though the island is beautiful, Cleopatra did not like the sand that the beach had. As a result, Antony carried sand from Egypt in order to make her happy. Once you reach the island, you will have 3 hours to spend as you wish. The beach is spectacular with crystal clear waters and pale pink sands. Swim, snorkel or stroll around to observe the magnificent setting during your time there.
This exciting and relaxing boat trip from Marmaris to the Cleopatra Island takes place from May to October on a daily basis. The approximate duration of the boat trip is 7 hours, during which you can relax on the spacious boat and enjoy swimming into crystal clear waters. In general, there are no restrictions regarding participation. This exceptional boat trip to Cleopatra Island is ideal for all those who wish to relax and revitalize their senses. In addition, it is ideal for those who wish to explore the unspoiled bays around Marmaris and swim into crystal clear waters. Finally, this boat trip is ideal for families who wish to get away from the crowds and spend some quality time during their holidays.