Pre Trip Information Swim Sail Cruise: Ancient Lycia -Turkey


Dear swimmer!
We look forward to seeing you soon on our swimming trip Swim Sail Cruise – Ancient Lycia, Turkey. Your guides for this trip will be Ilgin Ilter and Borut Strel and you can contact Ilgin at +90 546 416 16 45 (whatsapp or call) and

Meeting Time-Place:

On arrival day – SATURDAY
16.00 on the 1st day of the trip
 at Marina Teras Cafe, Finike.
Google Map:
Finish Time & Place: The last day of the trip at 9.00 am in Finike Harbour.

Travel Info:

Please feel free to contact each other regarding travel times and arrivals. You can pre-book a taxi from Antalya airport to Finike harbour:

Tarik Transfer
[email protected]
Mr. Tarık. (whatsapp: +905333076521)
Office: Kale Mh.Şerbetçi Bulvarı No.87 Finike /ANTALYA

Other transfer options:
Or take a taxi at the airport.

Transfer destination address: Marina Teras Cafe, Finike marina, 07740 Finike/Antalya, Turkey

Important Tips:

a) Most nationals require a VISA to enter Turkey. Please see the website to purchase the visa in advance:

b) Have some extra money as cash for the boat bar bill-drinks on board and tip at the end for the crew and guides. The local currency is Turkish Lira, but you can pay the bar bill on the boat in cash in different currencies (Euro, Gbp, Usd, TL). There are also ATMs around to draw cash if needed.

c)  Items to bring: All you need for swimming.
We have for you complimentary silicone swim caps. Please bring your OWN WATER BOTTLE for the swimming marked with your name on it.
There are some fins, masks and swimming tow floats on board, plus 2 kayaks and a SUP board. Warm clothes for cool evenings, insect repellent, sunscreen protection, towel, shampoo, rash vest, book / Ipad to read, music or other items to entertain yourself while having free time. We also have Wi-Fi internet available on board.

You can bring some anti-chafing body glide. We will also have our own vaseline and gloves there should you want to use ours.

d) Please upload your travel health insurance to your account online. We also advise you to have a printed copy with you on paper. This is a requirement to swim with us! See our website for more info:

e) You can bring along your USB stick/drive, so we can give you our video swimming stroke analysis clip.

We hope you all enjoy our Swim Sail Cruise – Ancient Lycia! Please don’t hesitate to ask if you have any further questions.

The warm Mediterranean sea is waiting for you!

Best regards and safe travels,

Strel Swimming Team