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Affordable, all-inclusive cruises along the Mediterranean coast of Turkey for families and small groups aboard a 22-meter luxury-class gulet. Enjoy clean & comfortable accommodations on an immaculately maintained wooden yacht, attentive service by...more
Fethiye Harbour, Fethiye, Turkey
+90 535 738 83 90
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing hosts. Fantastic Country. We had the best time sailing out of Gocek & around the Greek Islands. The food was absolutely phenomenal, nothing is too much trouble and the crew have all the local knowledge and suggestions about where to go & what to...More

Thank Lesley C
Sue F, Owner at Arkadaslik Yachting, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're delighted that you enjoyed your epic adventure around the Dodecanese with us, Lesley. Although there were too many memorable moments to count, your trip will always be remembered as "The Dolphin Cruise"! Thanks for sharing your photos and kind words. Sue

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two wonderful weeks sailing along the Turquoise coastline of Turkey and exploring the picturesque islands of Greece. It was a brilliant holiday for our family which we shared with our friends and their family, so four adults and four teenagers. A lovely relaxing...More

Thank IanBrynbuga
Sue F, Owner at Arkadaslik Yachting, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Ian, Thanks so much for taking time to post a comprehensive review about your trip with us. While we can't guarantee dolphins for flying fish on every cruise, we're committed to delivering the best holiday experience possible for our guests. We're glad you enjoyed it!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a lovely time with the Arkadslik Yachting family. I went with family and ‘family friends’ and, as a teenager, I found there was lots to do while staying with them. The crew were incredibly friendly and helpful, they were knowledgable about the area...More

Thank Alice G
Sue F, Owner at Arkadaslik Yachting, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Alice, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. A young adult's perspective is always appreciated, and very helpful for other families with teenagers to assess whether one of our cruises is a suitable match for their holiday expectations. Good wifi...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you to Sue and the crew of the Arkadaslik for making such terrific memories for us all. Nothing was too much for the crew in making us feel welcome. Copious drinks and an amazing lunch were fabulous adornments to the three beautiful bays we...More

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Sue F, Owner at Arkadaslik Yachting, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Cliff, Kayla, and Macy, Thanks for your review. We're looking forward to your visit later this week, but keeping a close watch on the weather. If the forecast holds true (rain and thunderstorms predicted for Saturday), we've got some flexibility in our schedule to offer...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

Thank you Sue,Oktay and Selim and Mihrican for a fantastic day on my son's birthday. The whole family had a day to remember, the highlight of the holiday. Sue and Oktay made us so welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The children loved jumping...More

1  Thank scruffyent
Sue F, Owner at Arkadaslik Yachting, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Fred & Tina, Thank you for taking time to post a review! It was great meeting the rest of your family, and so lovely to see the youngsters growing into fine young adults. We are already looking forward to your next visit! We're sending you...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Only one word describes our experience of sailing on Arkadaslik with Captain Oktay, Sue, Selim, Murat & Mihrican “Amazing”. From our first correspondence with owner Sue to our sad farewell on leaving, nothing was too much trouble. Sue & Oktay went out of their way...More

1  Thank Lady0wl
Sue F, Owner at Arkadaslik Yachting, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you for your kind words, MRS. Lady0wl. It was our pleasure! (And thank you for sharing your wedding photos - they are amazing!) We wish you and MR. Lady0wl a long and happy life together, and hope we'll be able to host an anniversary...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018

What could be better than cruising slowly through one of the most beautiful playgrounds in the world. The backdrops are stunning,the crew are friendly,most helpful and always smiling,the captain is the most skilled pilot of a boat that I have ever seen and a wonderful...More

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Sue F, Owner at Arkadaslik Yachting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

We are so glad you were able join us again this year, Nigel. Although every cruise has its own unique feel, the times with you stand out in our memories because of the laughter. Magic! Welcoming return guests feels like we are hosting true friends...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Six of us spent a week aboard the "Arkadaslik", sailing in Turkish and Greek waters...we had a wonderful time swimming, kayaking, and touring various islands and historic sites. The crew of Sue and Oktay, Selim, and Mihrican became like adopted family members to us. The...More

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Sue F, Owner at Arkadaslik Yachting, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Thank you, Anne! I'll pass your kind words along to the rest of the crew. We enjoyed the adventure as much as you did - and were delighted that the weather was so cooperative. Your trip will go down in our log books as the...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

A perfect way to connect with family or friends, the Arkadaslik sleeps 8, provides lovely meals, and allows access to some of the best swimming in the Aegean. You will visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites, hike a volcano, and see an active archaeological dig. Sue...More

Thank Ursula B
Sue F, Owner at Arkadaslik Yachting, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Dear Ursula (and fellow Goddesses) On behalf of the entire Arkadaslik Yachting team, I'd like to thank you for your kind review. It is always a pleasure hosting returning guests! We were delighted that the weather allowed us to cruise the "Discover the Dodecanese" route...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Eleven of us stayed on this beautiful boat in August 2017, including 5 teenage children. We had the best time, wanted for nothing. Sue and Oktay were the most wonderful hosts. We saw some amazing sunsets and swam in some beautiful bays. One to tick...More

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Sue F, Owner at Arkadaslik Yachting, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! From 80's quiz night beneath Simena castle to mermaid spotting near Kalkan and everything else during your week-long adventure, we thoroughly enjoyed hosting your "larger than normal" group aboard Arkadaslik. Glad you all made it home safe...More

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13 June 2017|
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Response from Sue F | Property representative |
Hi Gillyb64, Sorry for the delay in responding to your message. There seems to be a delay from the time something is posted on this page until we are alerted by Trip Advisor. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your gulet... More
23 January 2016|
Response from Sue F | Property representative |
Thanks for your question - it's a common fear right now, especially for families who are considering whether to include a visit to Turkey in their holiday plans. You’re right, the media has presented an unbalanced... More
Stephen O
21 July 2015|
Response from Sue F | Property representative |
Hi Stephen, Thank you for your enquiry. A benefit of being a small company is that we’re able to offer custom itineraries for our guests. We try our best to be flexible and offer a variety of options for your... More