Frequently Asked Questions


How do I get there?
There are many flights from Istanbul, Athens and other international airports to Turkish airports in Dalaman, Turkey and Rhodes, Greece. MedSea Yachts can assist in arranging transportation to the gulet.  

There is a Rhodes to Marmaris Ferry that travels between the two cities each day in the summer. The Ferry is a fast catamaran service that takes approximately an hour.

Tourist Visa
A tourist visa is required to vacation in Turkey. The visa must be purchased online prior to arrival.  Applying for an eVisa prior to arrival is a simple process, more information can be found at www.evisa.gov.tr 

Money
Turkey has its own currency which is the Turkish Lira (). Due to the high volume of European travelers, the Euro (€)is also widely accepted. Check with your local bank or online to determine current conversion rates.

Climate
Southwest Turkey and Greece has beautiful weather throughout the summer months with very little rainfall.
Averages highs and lows (temperatures shown in Celsius/Fahrenheit) are listed below:
   May             25/78        16/60
   June            31/88        20/68
   July             34/94        23/73
   August         34/94        23/73
   September   31/88        20/68
   October       26/78        16/60


Language
The Captain and some of the crew speak English on the boat. During excursions to villages and islands you will generally find that shop keepers also speak some level of English.