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    Sedir Island
    Stop: 6 hours -
    Start your trip with a pickup from your centrally located Marmaris hotel. Settle into your air-conditioned vehicle and travel to a nearby bay where your cruise boat is waiting. Step aboard your comfortable boat and admire the views as you leave land behind and cut over the blue-green waters of the Gulf of Gökova to Cleopatra Island. One of a trio, this famous islet (also known as Sedir Island) is home to a beach where, according to legend, Egypt’s pharaoh queen, Cleopatra, bathed with her lover Mark Anthony, sometime in the 2nd century BC. The story goes that Anthony ordered the sands from Egypt as a gift to his mistress — a tale perhaps borne out by the present-day sand. Made up of tiny, smooth seashells, it’s of a type that typically only hails from the Red Sea. Before arriving, enjoy two stops to swim or snorkel in the turquoise Aegean, and savor a delicious lunch on deck, with drinks available to purchase on board. Please see the Itinerary for a sample menu. Soon afterward, moor at the island and walk through olive groves to the fabled beach. Soak up the beauty before you and spend the next 3.5 hours or so doing exactly as you wish. Swim and snorkel in the crystalline waters, polish your tan, or stroll to the Roman ruins that lie nearby. If you wish, refuel with refreshments (own expense) at the beach cafe and hire a sunbed (own expense). Later, cruise back to Marmaris with a further swim stop on route. Your trip ends with a hotel drop-off in the early evening. -------------------- ITINERARY -------------------- Sample Menu: Main course: • Grilled chicken served with salad and rice or pastaDessert: • Fresh fruit
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Duration
6h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour host
  • Lunch
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please bring swimwear, sunscreen, towels, swimming goggles and snorkeling gear
  • Please note that you are forbidden from removing any quantity of sand from the beach on Cleopatra Island when you leave
  • You are not permitted to take towels on to the beach as the sand sticks to towels
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Photo’s and CD’s are being sold by independent photographers. Please take their contact number as we are not in contact with them. Please also check the CD’s if they are the right one while you recieve.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 65 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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emmadownes20 wrote a review Feb 2020
Brixham, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
I can highly recommend this trip, myself and my partner went , we swam on the way there stopped at many spots and the island itself is beautiful with history and the most amazing beach,,, well worth the visit and excellent value for money
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Rochelle H wrote a review Jul 2019
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You can't walk on the sand, The food that was included was horrible, waste of money, not suitable for kids with SEN needs, how many time do you really have to swim in the sea!!
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Date of experience: July 2019
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DCLuty wrote a review Jul 2019
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A great day out hosted by Diana Travel Marmaris. Started with a surprise and exciting off-road 4x4 open-top Jeep experience through the hills at the back of Marmaris. Two fantastic picture stops - truly breathtaking - and driving along roads and through villages you would never
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Kay B wrote a review Sep 2018
Shildon, United Kingdom6 contributions8 helpful votes
Don't be fooled ...not allowed on beach just in sea no sun beds to relax on and lunch on boat isn't that great
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Response from ARBEKTRAVEL, Manager at Cleopatra Island Boat Trip from Marmaris
Responded 18 Sep 2018
Thank you for your review, On our discription its clearly written for the beach use .. Additional info : *Please note that you are forbidden from removing any quantity of sand from the beach on Cleopatra Island when you leave *You are not permitted to take towels on to the beach as the sand sticks to towels Sample Menu: Main course: Grilled chicken served with salad and rice or pasta Dessert: Fresh fruit
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ClareBlondy wrote a review Aug 2018
Suffolk, United Kingdom33 contributions9 helpful votes
Horrible hilly 30 min bus ride to boat, do not take children if they get travel sick. Big pirate ship lovely and relaxing ride with stops to swim (take snorkeling gear). Beach small but sea lovely to swim in with sand under your feet. Standard lunch chicken, pasts, salad.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from ARBEKTRAVEL, Owner at Cleopatra Island Boat Trip from Marmaris
Responded 25 Oct 2018
Hi, Thank you very much for your nice review. Hope see you again. Regards Atilla Arman
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Long day not worth the visit.
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Great Boat Trip
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Fantastic day out
I’ve done this trip a few times over the years and enjoyed it just as much in 2019 as I did in 2010. It’s a full d
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Amazing Day
Fantastic day Food drink amazing not over booked 25 of us on board Loads of stops to swim in see Great day good p
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our day on the davy jones
we had a great day on the davy jones you leave port and head out to see there is 4 stops .The stop offs are great y
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