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Turquoise Coast to Cyprus: Rhodes to Larnaca

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Join the luxurious Crystal Esprit for this 9-day voyage and embark on your amazing adventure through the blue waters of the Mediterranean. Explore the natural beauty and colorful history of Rhodes, the sparkling waters and sandy beaches of Kusadasi and traditional bazaars of Bodrum. On your voyage, stop in the charming Turkish town of Kas and the lovely coastal town of Kalkan. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, city of Paphos, inhabited since Neolithic times. Your final stop, and point of disembarkation, is the beach port city of Larnaca, Cyprus.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Rhodes, Greece | Embark
Day 2 : Rhodes, Greece
Day 3 : Kusadasi, Turkey
Day 4 : Bodrum, Turkey
Day 5 : Kalkan, Turkey | Kas, Turkey
Day 6 : Kas, Turkey
Day 7 : Paphos, Cyprus
Day 8 : Larnaca, Cyprus
Day 9 : Larnaca, Cyprus | Disembark

Highlights

  • View the ruins of the Temple of Athena during your visit to Rhodes
  • Swim in the sparkling waters of Kusadasi
  • Visit the Blue Cave, named for its dazzling sapphire-sheen and sun-drenched waters
  • Discover the traditional architecture of Kaş

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Crystal Esprit

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Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Explore beautiful coastal towns in Greece Cyprus marina Explore colorful villages on Rhodes Explore historic Rhodes Larnaca, Cyprus

Day 1 Rhodes, Greece | Embark

Embark your ship at the beautiful port of Rhodes.

Day 2 Rhodes, Greece

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Rich with natural beauty and colorful history, Rhodes represents one of the most architecturally varied locations in Europe. Hellenistic, Byzantine, Medieval and Turkish influences intermingle with abundant sunshine and dry air to cast a magnificent light over the island that the ancients dedicated to Apollo, the God of Light. High on a cliff, the ruins of the Temple of Athena sit amidst the beautifully preserved Acropolis at Lindos.

Day 3 Kusadasi, Turkey

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
A lovely seaside resort town on the Aegean coast, Kusadaşi is famous for sparkling waters, sandy beaches and enticing shops filled with designer clothing and hand-woven carpets and leather goods. More than these modern trappings, it is the gateway to Ephesus – the UNESCO-listed, 4,000-year-old city – as well as the Temple of Artemis (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World), Basilica of St. John, and House of the Virgin Mary.

Day 4 Bodrum, Turkey

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today, Bodrum's Old Town is alive with contemporary shops and traditional bazaars that teem with locals and visitors, surrounded by lively cafés. But this charming “old” quarter is infantile compared to one of Bodrum’s most important sites: the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus. Dating back to 350 B.C., the 140-foot white marble structure still captivates even the savviest scientists, ranking as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Day 5 Kalkan, Turkey | Kas, Turkey

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Located on the Turkish Mediterranean, the high-end resort town of Kalkan with a Greek fishing heritage has retained its Ottoman-era character, beauty and charm despite its modernity. Ladders lead to the sea, where a small beach is hemmed by mountains. Visit the Blue Cave, named for its dazzling sapphire-sheen and sun-drenched waters.

This afternoon, sail towards Kas.

Day 6 Kas, Turkey

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This is the place to dive in, hike up, paddle on and soar over. A charming harbor town with welcoming, walkable promenades and traditional architecture, Kaş is an excellent starting point for all manner of outdoor pursuits, surrounded by bays perfect for ship-wreck diving, the stunning Taurus Mountains and ancient ruins to add some intrigue to the adventure, including vestiges of Antiphellos, the original Lycian town that settled here.

Day 7 Paphos, Cyprus

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Paphos offers an abundance of architectural wonders – in fact, the entire city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Don’t miss the spectacular House of Dionysus mosaics, charming Omodos Village and the solid rock catacombs of the Tombs of the Kings. Paphos is perhaps best known as the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. Her spirit lives on in the ancient ruins and temples, as well as the modern harbor, palm-lined waterfront and sun-splashed beaches where love is always in the air.

Day 8 Larnaca, Cyprus

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The pulse of Larnaca is found around the palm-lined promenade, filled with seafood eateries and spots for coffee or cocktails. Its 6,000 years of offers much for history buffs, like the medieval fort and the Church of the biblical Saint Lazarus. The Zenobia shipwreck is among the many popular diving sites here, while the world’s last divided capital, Nicosia is a fascinating land journey.

Day 9 Larnaca, Cyprus | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
After breakfast aboard the ship, disembark in Larnaca.

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Solo Supplement: A select number of cabins are available for single use. The single supplement varies by cabin type, please contact us for details.
Child Discount: Children age 11 or under receive 50% off when sharing a cabin with two full paying guests. Children, regardless of age pay full rate in a double occupancy cabin.

A wide selection of specially curated and optional shore excursions are available on every itinerary. There will be complimentary adventures to choose from, other excursions will be available at an additional cost.  ​

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  • Beverages including fine wines, champagne, premium spirits and all non-alcoholic beverages such as bottled water, soft drinks, and specialty coffees
  • Gratuities for housekeeping, dining and bar staff
  • 24-hour self-service coffee tea, soft drinks, wines
  • 24-hour room service
  • Personal Butler service
  • Daily yoga and fitness classes
  • Onboard entertainment and enrichment programs
  • Complimentary shore excursions
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi for the duration of your voyage. 
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  • Fuel surcharges, fees or charges imposed by governmental or quasi-governmental authorities 
  • Optional shore excursions
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