An excursion to Cleopatra Island Boat Trip from Marmaris will give you a chance to soak up the unique sand brought from the banks of the Nile, wander through pine forests, swim in jade crystal clear waters and learn one of the legends about the Egyptian queen Cleopatra.
This boat trip can be both a romantic surprise and a family trip, as an opportunity to escape from the noisy tourist center, or a fun time with friends.
Summer vacation is always sea, sun, snow-white beaches, and on the Aegean coast it is also an opportunity to visit numerous large and small islands scattered throughout its territory.
Journey to Cleopatra Island Boat Trip from Marmaris
Cleopatra’s Island, also known as Sedir Hell (Cedar Island) is located near the port of Chamlik, you will arrive there by a comfortable bus from Marmaris and board the yacht.
The decks are fully equipped for a comfortable stay, there are air conditioners and TVs, comfortable sun loungers and seating areas. On the way, you can sunbathe on the upper deck or enjoy the picturesque views and a cup of aromatic coffee or strong Turkish tea.
On the island, you will have enough time to walk along the green slopes, lie down on the cool white sand, swim in the azure sea and take a lot of spectacular photos.
Right there on the island are the ruins of the ancient city of Kedrai, in which the fortress walls, an amphitheater, Agora Square, and the Temple of Apollo have survived to this day. After exploring the monuments of history and architecture, you will return to the board of the yacht, where you will be offered a barbecue lunch on the high seas.
Then the boat will go along the coast to the most beautiful beaches and bays, where you can swim in the warm sea, sunbathe and enjoy the panoramas of winding coastlines and the endless blue sea.
Excursion “Cleopatra’s Island Boat Trip from Marmaris” will give you an unforgettable day among the incredible beauty of blue lagoons, lost bays and bays surrounded by high mountains.
Romantic legend of the island
Going on a tour to Cleopatra Island Boat Trip from Marmaris, travelers are tormented by curiosity why so many places in Turkey are associated with the Egyptian queen. There are many legends around the island of Cleopatra, to which you will go.
According to one of them, these lands were a wedding gift of Mark Anthony to the Egyptian queen, she incredibly liked the picturesque views of the island, but she did not like the sand on the beach, then the commander ordered to bring special white sand from the banks of the Nile.
It is up to you to decide whether to believe the legend, however, laboratory studies have shown the similarity of the sand from the beach with the Egyptian one.
Unique sand and Cleopatra beach
Going to Cleopatra Island Boat Tripfrom Marmaris, you will see for yourself that the sand on the beach is really unusual – it is larger and looks like small pearls hollow inside.
Unique grains of sand do not stick to the body and do not heat up, so walking along the cool beach on a hot day is a real pleasure. Thanks to the structure of the sand, the water in the bay is always crystal clear and never cloudy.
You will have enough time to relax, sunbathe and swim in the emerald waters, and if you get bored of a quiet pastime and want something interesting, you can go explore the ruins of an ancient city located in the depths of the island.
Ruins of the ancient city of Kedrai
The island of Sedir was not always so small, it used to be an important trading city, but due to earthquakes it was reduced to only a piece of land.
The first settlements appeared here more than 2500 years ago, and the fortress walls and ruins of the amphitheater, fragments of the market square and the temple of Apollo have survived to this day.
The ruins of Kedrai do not have such historical value as Ephesus or Olympos, however, walking along the ancient streets, you can get acquainted with the structure of the life of the ancient inhabitants and recreate in your imagination pictures of battles and gladiator fights, sports competitions and theatrical performances.
Swimming in picturesque bays
A tour to Cleopatra Island Boat Trip from Marmaris would not be complete without a visit to the picturesque bays and bays of the Aegean Sea. Incekum Beach and Dolphin Bay will amaze you with the beauty of the surrounding coast and emerald crystal clear water, here you can swim in the warm sea, jump from the yacht, soak up the sun and watch the sailboats passing by.
Stopping at the underwater caves, you will have the opportunity to snorkel, explore the seabed and see the marine life.
An excursion to Cleopatra Island Boat Trip from Marmaris will give you incomparable emotions and impressions, and the incredible beauty of the waters of the Aegean Sea will win your heart forever.
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Excursions to Cleopatra Island Boat Trip for one person €20.
- Transfers from / to the hotel
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