Pre Trip Information Swim Sail Cruise Lycian Way -Turkey


Dear swimmer!
We look forward to seeing you soon on our swimming trip Swim Sail Cruise – Lycian Way, Turkey. Your guides for this trip will be Ilgin Ilter and Lesley Baxter and you can contact them at +905464161645 (Ilgin whatsapp or call) and +447599389000 (Lesley whatsapp).

Meeting Time-Place:

16.00 on the 1st day of the trip at EVIN CAFE in FETHIYE. Address: Cumhuriyet, Atatürk Cd. No:5, 48300 Fethiye/Muğla
This is in Fethiye Harbour (Fethiye Belediye Iskele) where gulet cruises depart. Google Map

EVIN CAFE Photo for reference

Finish Time-Place:
The last day of the trip at 8.30 am in Fethiye Harbour.
p.s. For the trip of 30 Sep-07 Oct the finish point will be in Kas Harbour and we will organize a ground transport to Fethiye.

Travel Info:

Please feel free to contact each other regarding travel times and arrivals. You can pre-book a taxi from Dalaman airport to Fethiye harbour:
Or take a taxi at the airport.

Local destination name for the driver: EVIN CAFE, FETHIYE, Address: Cumhuriyet, Atatürk Cd. No:5, 48300 Fethiye.

Bus option:
From Dalaman airport to Fethiye town you can use a local Havas bus to Fethiye. It costs 100 Turkish Lira/person and it takes about 1 hour. Please be aware that the bus will drop you off at the main bus station in town (OTOGAR) and you need to make your way to the Fethiye Harbour. Best to take a local taxi for cca 100 Turkish Lira.

Important Tips:
a) PDF Trip Notes file:

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

c) 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.

d)  Items to bring: All you need for swimming.
We have for you complimentary silicone swim caps and Turkish towels. 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. There are 220V electric plugs to charge your devices. 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.

e) 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:

f) 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 – Lycian Way! 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