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Frequently asked questions

How is the food & dining experience?

The food and dining experience on the Kaftan Yacht during a Blue Cruise holiday in Turkey is exceptional. With a specialized kitchen that focuses on Turkish and Aegean cuisine and an experienced professional chef, every dish is transformed into a haute cuisine restaurant experience.

If you’re seeking a culinary journey, the Kaftan yacht’s kitchen and professional chef will elevate your dining experience to new heights, making your Blue Cruise holiday in Turkey an unforgettable gastronomic adventure.

What is the significance of eucalyptus bedding ?

The distinct power of AYSSLA® “Natural Awakening” New Generation Eucalyptus Bedding Collection is specially chosen for your ultimate comfort in your yacht trip.

We have carefully chosen eucalyptus fibers for their natural properties, which include being hypoallergenic, breathable, and antimicrobial. The use of eucalyptus bedding enhances your comfort and promotes a restful sleep during your holiday.

GENERAL ADVANTAGES

  • Antistatic
  • Antibacterial
  • Feels cool like no other textile materials
  • 100% Eco-friendly, Biodegradable
  • Healthy fiber, used in both summer and winter
  • Moisture-wicking, and temperature regulating
  • Smooth, silky texture
  • Durable, not easily deformed

What makes your gulet holiday in Turkey unique?

Our gulet holiday in Turkey stands out for its combination of luxury and sustainability. We prioritize eco-friendly practices throughout the journey, from sustainable energy ethos to touch of New Generation biodegradable eucalyptus bedding, a first in in the World Yacht Travel.

  • 24 hrs A/C is not a dream but a reality on KAFTAN

A cool and quiet sailboat thanks to efficient air conditioning, LiFePO4 battery, and integrel power generation solution make comfort aboard possible in a way that was a dream just a few years ago.

 

  • The most serene cruising due to innovative technology with reduce noise and vibration due to innovative technology of the ONAN generator.

Thanks to innovative technology chosen on KAFTAN, the A/C continues to work even when the generator is off at night. A cool sailboat thanks to efficient air conditioning, LiFePO4 batteries, and integrel power generation solution make comfort aboard possible in a way that was a dream just a few years ago.

The ONAN generator has advanced design and development processes use technology to reduce noise and vibration. Optimized mounting system greatly reduces vibration and makes it super silenced.

Can you provide information about the crew & their expertise onboard?

Our crew members are highly skilled professionals who are dedicated to providing exceptional service and ensuring a memorable experience during your gulet holiday. Here is some information about the crew and their expertise:

Captain: Our experienced captain has extensive knowledge of the local waters and navigational expertise. They are responsible for the safe operation of the gulet, ensuring smooth sailing and guiding the vessel to the most picturesque destinations along the Turkish coast. The captain’s expertise ensures that you can enjoy a seamless and enjoyable journey.

Deckhands: Our deckhands assist with various tasks on the gulet, including handling ropes, anchoring, and maintaining the cleanliness and upkeep of the exterior areas. They are skilled in water sports activities and can provide guidance and assistance for guests who wish to engage in activities such as snorkeling, canoeing, or exploring with underwater scooter.

Chef: Our talented chef is passionate about creating culinary delights that showcase the flavors of Turkish and international cuisine. They carefully curate menus using fresh, locally sourced ingredients to ensure a memorable dining experience onboard. Whether you have dietary preferences or specific requests, the chef can cater to your needs and create exceptional meals throughout your journey.

Service Staff: Our service staff members are attentive, friendly, and trained to provide excellent hospitality. They are dedicated to ensuring your comfort and satisfaction during your gulet holiday. From assisting with cabin arrangements to serving meals and beverages, they strive to exceed your expectations and create a warm and welcoming atmosphere onboard.

Local Guides: Depending on the itinerary and activities, we may have local guides who accompany guests during onshore excursions. These guides possess in-depth knowledge of the local culture, history, and natural surroundings, offering informative and enriching experiences during visits to historical sites, natural landmarks, or charming coastal towns.

Each member of our crew is passionate about their role and strives to create a personalized and unforgettable experience for our guests. Their expertise, professionalism, and warm hospitality contribute to the overall exceptional service and ensure that your gulet holiday in Turkey is nothing short of extraordinary.

How can I book a luxury sailing holiday in Turkey?

Contact Us: Once you have reviewed the details and are ready to book or have any specific questions, reach out to us through the contact information provided on our website. You can find our email address or a contact form to submit your inquiry.

Consultation and Customization: We will respond promptly to your inquiry and initiate a consultation to understand your preferences, desired travel dates, group size, and any specific requirements or customization requests you may have. This allows us to tailor the gulet holiday to your needs and ensure a personalized experience.

Itinerary and Pricing: Based on the consultation, we will create a customized itinerary for your gulet holiday, taking into account your preferred destinations, activities, and the duration of the trip. We will also provide you with the pricing details and any additional information related to the booking.

Confirmation and Payment: Once you are satisfied with the proposed itinerary and pricing, we will proceed with the booking confirmation. We will provide you with the necessary payment instructions and options, which may include a deposit or full payment depending on the terms and conditions.

Preparing for Your Journey: After the booking is confirmed and payment is made, we will provide you with all the necessary details and information for your gulet holiday. This may include instructions for travel arrangements, embarkation points, and any additional preparations or requirements.

Enjoy Your Luxury Sustainable Gulet Holiday: Finally, it’s time to embark on your luxury holiday in Turkey. Sit back, relax, and indulge in the beauty of the Turkish coastline, while enjoying the unique blend of luxury, sustainability, and comfort provided by our magical Kaftan Yacht experience.

What should I pack for the gulet holiday in Turkey?

When packing for a gulet holiday in Turkey, it’s important to consider the activities you plan to engage in and the climate of the region. Here’s a suggested packing list for your luxury sustainable blue cruise holiday in Turkey:

Clothing:

  • Lightweight, breathable clothing for warm weather
  • Swimwear for swimming and water activities
  • Sun-protective clothing, such as hats and long-sleeved shirts
  • Comfortable walking shoes or sandals for onshore excursions
  • Light jacket or sweater for cooler evenings
  • Casual evening wear for onboard dinners

 

Accessories:

  • Sunglasses to protect your eyes from the sun
  • Sunscreen with a high SPF to protect your skin
  • Beach towel or sarong for sunbathing or beach visits
  • Snorkeling gear if you prefer to use your own equipment
  • Waterproof bag or pouch to keep your belongings safe and dry during water activities

 

Personal Items:

  • Prescription medications and any necessary medical supplies
  • Insect repellent to ward off mosquitoes and other insects
  • Personal hygiene products
  • Travel adapter or charger for electronic devices

 

Travel Documents:

  • Passport or identification documents
  • Travel insurance information
  • Booking confirmation and any necessary travel vouchers
  • Cash or credit cards for onboard expenses and additional activities

 

Entertainment and Miscellaneous:

  • Books, e-books, or magazines for leisurely reading
  • Portable music player or headphones
  • Snacks or personal favorite food items
  • Reusable water bottle to stay hydrated
  • Camera or smartphone for capturing memorable moments

 

Remember to pack responsibly and respect the environment by avoiding single-use plastics and opting for eco-friendly products whenever possible.

What is a gulet & gulet cruise?

A gulet is a traditional Turkish wooden sailing yacht. It typically features spacious cabins, comfortable lounging areas, and modern amenities to provide a luxurious and authentic cruising experience.

This wooden classic yacht built usually in Bodrum or Marmaris from the southwestern coast of Turkey.

Gulet cruise can provide you with the amazing unique type of holidays in Turkey coastline. The average size of the gulet is 20 to 55 meters in length and feature 4 to 12 cabins.

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