For Single Travellers and Couples
Onboard Cevri Hasan III

Jenny Day has been organising small group holidays to Turkey for over 30 years, mostly gulet holidays along the Turkish coastline. The emphasis has always been on achieving a ‘house party’ style atmosphere, with an eclectic mix of single travellers and couples. All are likely to be kindred spirits who enjoy good conversation and humour, delicious food and enjoy exploring the beautiful and fascinating terrain. The Cevri Hasan III, under the direction of captain/owner Mustafa, has been home to these holidays since 1992. Cabins can be booked on an individual basis. Along the extensive coastline, there are wild walks along deserted trails for those who like to keep active, remote villages and archaeological sites to explore, plus numerous beautiful anchorages. A variety of itineraries are carefully planned, catering to the varying interests of DayDreams travellers. Over the years, Jenny has also researched and led many groups around the Greek Dodecanese islands in addition to the Turkish coastline. Her immense knowledge has enabled us to compile a list of ‘best itinerary options’.

Imagine waking in the morning with the sun streaming through the porthole and slipping over the side of the boat for a swim before breakfast. And what a breakfast; irresistible Turkish yoghurt and honey, eggs any way you want, fruit, cheeses, olives, luscious tomatoes and local breads. Anchor up, off you go to a beautiful bay for a swim, or potter about on a canoe. A delicious lunch follows, then more swimming and relaxing in the sun. Winds permitting, the sails might go up, as we move along the coast to another magical setting for dinner and an overnight stay. Dinners feature barbeques, local specialities, different mezze and a wonderful variety of Turkish home cooking; all eaten under the stars.

2018 DATES

May 18-28
10 nights/11 days

Starting at Bodrum, this itinerary follows a route into the Hisaranu gulf and along the coast to the Gocek gulf finishing at Fethiye.


May 30-June 9
10 nights/11 days

Fethiye- the Lycian coastline - Fethiye
This route will include visits to Kas, Apelai, Kekova, Ucagiz, Kale, Andriake, Myra and an excurstion to Arykanda and Elmali.


September 13-23*
10 nights/11 days

Bodrum-southern Dodecanese islands-Bodrum
Starting at Bodrum we cross to Kos, then visit the islands of Nissyros, Tilos and Symi before returning to Turkey at Datca. We will then follow the Turkish coastline along to Knidos and finish at Bodrum.


September 25-October 4
9 nights/10 days


Bodrum-Gokova Gulf-Bodrum
A relaxing cruise with some lovely walks along forestry trails from some of the loveliest anchorages and scenery to be found along the entire coastline.



Detailed itineraries available from the office.

Hisaranu Gulf
Hisaranu Gulf


Departure Date

Prices per person £.

Sole Occupancy Supplement

May 18-28
10 nights/11 days


+ 350 (when available)

May 30-June 9
10 nights/11 days

1550 + 350 (when available)

September 13-23 *
10 nights/11 days

1550 + 350 (when available)

September 25-October 4
9 nights/10 days


+ 350 (when available)



Telephone the office on + 44 (0)1884 840786 or e-mail for the latest availability and details of each holiday. We will send you a booking form which should be returned to us together with a deposit of £300 per person. Confirmation of your booking will then be sent to you. The balance of the holiday will be due eight weeks prior to departure. The minimum number of people required to operate a Cevri Hasan III gulet holiday is 6 and the maximum is 10. For further details please refer to the individual leaflets and itineraries. Additional transfers, hotel stays, land tours, stop-overs in Istanbul or other destinations will be quoted separately. A 50% deposit will be required on these ‘extras’ once confirmed.


Prices are per person. Almost everything is included: boat rental, services of captain and crew, on-board tour leader, transfers to and from the airport by air-conditioned minibus (the main group only) timings/flight details will be advised at the time of booking; breakfast, lunch, dinner, bottled water, tea & coffee and a welcome drinks party


Drinks (the boat runs its own bar selling local drinks – (raki, beer, soft drinks & wine). Adults may bring one bottle only of duty free spirit on board. Gratuities to crew; (once a week it is customary to give the crew a night off and passengers to eat out at their own expense.) There are no single cabins, but if space allows, we will make a charge of £350 for sole occupancy of a double cabin.

* The Euro charges imposed by Greek ports, agents and immigration authorities are passed on as they arise and shared equally between passengers, along with any shared transport costs.


Flights are not included in any of our prices. We can advise on appropriate flights to fit your itinerary whether on land or sea. Those clients based in the UK can have their flights arranged through an IATA/ABTA agency, Diplomat Travel Ltd, who are fully bonded by the Civil Aviation Authority under Atol 1355. Details of scheduled and charter flights with airlines such as Easyjet, Jet 2, Thomson and Thomas Cook who fly from regional UK airports direct to Bodrum and Dalaman in Turkey will be advised at the time of booking.


To protect you, the client, under the terms of the EU Travel regulations, DayDreams Travel Ltd has established a separate Clients Account with Barclays Bank plc under the control of an independent accountant: Mr Robert Mugford FCCA of Bray Accountants, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PE. Monies received from clients for the sea and land-based elements of a holiday are held in the Clients Account until completion of the holiday. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, all clients' monies due will be returned to them.


DayDreams Travel offers gulet holidays, charters and cabins on a wide range of gulets from low budget to luxury and superior deluxe gulets with numerous itineraries along the Turkish coastline and Dodecanese islands. 

Tailor-made land tours to Istanbul, Cappadocia and throughout the Aegean and Mediterranean regions can be added along with guided walking on coastal paths or hiking in the Taurus mountains.

DayDreams Travel was founded by Jenny Day in 1987 following a 5-day/5 star corporate weekend to Istanbul for 100 clients from her London based PR consultancy. Using her expert organisational skills  she put together several  gulet charters. They were so successful the word spread and her dream of offering a special style of holiday  to a wider audience become a reality.


"What a wonderful holiday, such good company, good food and wine and plenty of sunshine. A pity it took me 18 years to return!"  Apphia Willett from Wales travelled in June and October 2017

"Thank you for another lovely trip - good company, good food, good days on shore.  Hope to come again next year." Hilary Corcoran & David Goodall from England September 2017

"A first holiday on a gulet.  Fantastic!  Great new friends and much laughter.  We were properly looked after by the crew and Jenny’s knowledge, history and especially the archaeology really made the holiday.  Thank you" David and Wendy Gliddon from Somerset travelled in September 2016

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