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EAT PLAY LOVE
TURKEY & GREECE
Personally escorted by Nicole Beasley
Image by Jaime Arrieta
Image by Michael Parulava

About 

Eat Play Love, Greece & Turkey

June 2025

Experience ultimate luxury on our exclusive three-week tour of Greece and Turkey. Begin your journey in the vibrant city of Istanbul, where East meets West in a dazzling blend of cultures, history, and architecture. Discover the ancient wonders of Hagia Sophia and the bustling Grand Bazaar. From there, unwind in the coastal beauty of Bodrum, known for its stunning beaches and vibrant nightlife.

Next, embark on a private chartered yacht cruise for seven unforgettable nights. Sail through the pristine turquoise waters of Oludeniz and marvel at the picturesque scenery of Gemiler Island. Explore the charming coastal towns of Marmaris and Bozburun, where you can immerse yourself in local culture and savor exquisite Mediterranean cuisine. Discover the medieval charm of Rhodes Island and the serene beauty of Symi Island.

Continue your journey to the iconic islands of Mykonos and Santorini. Mykonos offers a blend of cosmopolitan flair and traditional charm, with its white-washed buildings and vibrant nightlife. In Santorini, be captivated by the stunning caldera views, legendary sunsets, and world-class wineries.

Complete your adventure with an optional tour extension to Athens, the cradle of Western civilization. Wander through the ancient ruins of the Acropolis and delve into Greece's rich history at the National Archaeological Museum. This tour is perfect for discerning middle-aged women seeking an unparalleled travel experience, combining cultural beauty, adventure, and awe-inspiring locations.

Total journey from $12,900 Twin Share 

Tour Itinerary

Sunday 1st June
Brisbane - Dubai

The day has arrived! Depart Brisbane on Emirates tonight

Brisbane to Dubai      

Emirates Airlines Flight EK 431

Depart 9pm 

Non-Stop 14 hours 10 minutes

Monday 2nd June
Dubai - Istanbul

Arrive Dubai 5.10am                        

 

Dubai to Istanbul

Emirates Airlines Flight EK 121

Departs 2.15pm | Arrives 5.55pm

Non-Stop 4hours 40 minutes

Private Arrival Transfer Istanbul 

3-nights at Pera Palace Hotel or similar

Welcome dinner at our beautiful Hotel…

Tuesday 3rd June
Exploring Istanbul

Istanbul Uncovered day tour 

Evening Night tasting trail, away from the well-worn tourist paths

Wednesday 4th June
Exploring Istanbul

​Option for a “Picnic on Two Continents” 

Thursday 5th June
Departure to Bodrum

2-nights Boutique hotel Birdcage 33 Hotel

Friday 6th June
Bodrum

Full day at leisure to explore the gorgeous Bodrum

Saturday 7th June
Fetihye & Board Luxury Yacht Charter

Morning at leisure in Fetihye

1pm | Join the beautiful Boreas Yacht Charter, 8 Luxury Gulet for 7-nights

I have personally chosen our sailing route to take us to some of the most beautiful spots on the Turkish Coast and two spectacular Greek Islands. We'll visit Oludeniz, Gemiler, Marmarıs, Rhodes Island / Symi Island  / Bozburun finishing in Bodrum

 

Luxury yacht Boreas measures 43.00 m (141' 1") and was custom-built in Turkey to offer bespoke charter vacations for up to 36 guests in 16 cabins and has a professional crew of 9.


There are numerous outdoor deck areas, including a large foredeck with seating and a table set up for al fresco dining. There is plenty of room on the upper deck to sunbathe, take in the sunshine, or read a book.

 

The interior features a warm saloon, a dining space with tables and c-shaped couches and chairs, as well as a bar.

Ten double cabins, four twin cabins, and two quad cabins make up the cabin arrangement. There are a total of twenty-two beds available. Ten double beds, eight single beds, and four bunk beds make up the bed arrangement.

 

In the aft deck area, there is a service bar, main dining tables and seating for groups.  You can enjoy your meals outside on the deck or inside in the lounge. 
 

Saturday 14th June
Bodrum - Mykonos

After our amazing cruise return to Bodrum

 

Ferry to Kos then fly Athens to Mykonos

 

3-nights in Mykonos at Boutique Hotel Semeli or similar

Tuesday 17th June
Santorini

Hydro to sensational Santorini for 2-nights

Stay at Kalisiti in Thira and admire the stunning views

Wednesday 18th June
Santorini

Full day to explore stunning Santorini

 

Suggest we get some Vespa’s for the day

Thursday 19th June
Departure/Tour Extension

Goodbye today to anyone leaving us on Santorini...

 

You can conclude your tour here or connect to your next destination. 

 

After our island adventure we have an option to extend your tour starting with the Ancient Capital Athens

20-day Tour Concludes

TOUR EXTENSION
For those wishing to extend their stay...

We have three more wonderful days planned in Ancient Athens.

You can look at what we have planned in the extended itinerary below

Tour Inclusions

Early Bird Economy Airfares

Flying Emirates, Business Class upgrade available 

All Transport

All transport in Turkey and Greece including airport transfers, ferries & flights

10-nights 4* Accomodation

10 nights 4* accommodation with breakfast twin share

Istanbul, Fetihye, Mykonos and Santrorini

*Single rooms available for $2500 AUD supplement

7-night Private Luxury Yacht Cruise

7-night private cruise from Fetihye to Bodrum on Gulet “Tersane 8” 

Cruise includes breakfast, lunch or dinner & room service daily

Soft drinks, bottled water, tea, coffee & fruit juices

Costing based on a shared cabin

*Single supplement of $1,350 available for limited cabins

Welcome Dinner

Welcome dinner and drinks in Istanbul at a local restaurant

Total Journey | $12,900p/p

Deposit to secure your place | $500
Progress payment due 30 Sept, 2024 | $3500
Balance due 15 March, 2025 | $8,900

Tour Extension Itinerary

Thursday 19th June
Athens

Option to stay 2 nights at the boutique hotel The New Hotel Athens

Evening Twilight Tour of Athens

Visit three local bars and try the local drops  with traditional mezes

Friday 20th June
Athens

10am | Day exploring the wonders of Ancient & Modern Athens

 

Evening | Out dancing & plate breaking in the Plaka – pay as we go

Saturday 21st June
Athens - Dubai

Morning for some final shopping and Greek culture...

 

Transfer to the Airport at 2.30pm

 

Athens to Dubai

Emirates Airlines Flight EK 210

Departs 6.05pm Arrives 11.35pm

Non-Stop 4 hours 30 minutes

Sunday 22nd June
Dubai - Brisbane

Dubai to Brisbane

Emirates Airlines Flight EK 430

Departs 2.30am Arrives 10.20pm 

Non-Stop 13 hours 50 minutes

End of your Down Under Adventure

Or ask us about travelling on to see more of Australia.

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