Iftar Dinner on the Bosphorus

Iftar Dinner on the Bosphorus

The spiritual atmosphere and abundance of Ramadan takes the joy of gathering with loved ones to a whole new level. If you are looking for an unforgettable experience to break your fast during this special month, iftar dinner on a boat offers you a unique atmosphere. Iftar dinner on a boat in the cool waters of the Bosphorus is a unique option where you can both experience your spiritual feelings and have an unforgettable experience.

Why Iftar Dinner on a Boat?


Iftar dinner on a boat combines the peaceful and spiritual atmosphere of Ramadan with the unique beauty of the Bosphorus. In this way, you can experience your spiritual feelings and enjoy the magnificent view of the city.

Unforgettable Experience

Iftar dinner on a boat is much more than an ordinary iftar table. It is an ideal option to have an unforgettable experience with your loved ones and create a special memory of Ramadan.

Unique Moments with Your Loved Ones

Iftar dinner on a boat offers a different atmosphere from your usual iftar tables. Breaking your fast in the cool waters of the Bosphorus, under the lights of the city and accompanied by the sounds of seagulls will give you a unique experience.

Prices for Iftar Dinner on a Boat

The iftar menus you will receive on the boat vary from boat to boat depending on the menus. The prices of the menus vary between 650 TL and 2,000 TL on average. Boat rental prices vary according to the size of the boat you choose and the duration of the rental. On average, the hourly price of renting a boat varies between 2,500 TL and 10,000 TL.

Iftar Dinner on the Bosphorus

Iftar with a boat tour on the Bosphorus is an option where you can enjoy iftar while exploring the historical and natural beauties of Istanbul. During the boat tour, you can enjoy the magnificent view of the Bosphorus and watch the historical mansions and mosques.

Iftar Dinner Boat Charter Options

For iftar dinner on a boat, there are various boat charter options suitable for different budgets and groups. You can choose from a wide range of luxury yachts to small boats. You can have an unforgettable iftar experience by choosing a yacht suitable for your number of people and budget.

By Number of People:

  • Small Groups: Ideal for groups of 2-6 people, small boats allow you to break iftar in an intimate setting.
  • Medium Groups: Ideal for groups of 6-12 people, medium-sized boats offer more space and comfort.
  • Large Groups: Ideal for groups of more than 12 people, large boats allow you to break iftar and have fun in a crowded environment.

According to Budget:

  • Economic Options: More affordable small boats and day tours allow you to have iftar on a boat without breaking the bank.
  • Mid-Level Options: Medium-sized boats and tours with dinner are ideal for a more comfortable iftar experience.
  • Luxury Options: Luxury yachts and private tours are the perfect choice for those who want to have an unforgettable iftar experience.


  • Bebek Boat Charter: Boats departing from Bebek allow you to have iftar with a magnificent view of the Bosphorus. You can also go to the beautiful bays of the Bosphorus such as Rumeli Kavağı, Anadolu Kavağı or Garipçe
  • Kuruçeşme Boat Charter: Boats departing from Kuruçeşme are ideal for exploring the European side of the Bosphorus and viewing historical mansions. You can also go to Bebek, Ortaköy or Arnavutköy.
  • Islands Boat Charter: Boats departing to the islands allow you to have iftar in a calm and peaceful environment. You can go to Buyukada, Heybeliada or Burgazada and wander the beautiful streets of the islands.

Where the boats go: 

It organizes tours on various routes of the Bosphorus. Depending on your booking period, you can go to popular destinations such as Rumeli Kavağı, Anadolu Kavağı, Garipçe, Bebek, Ortaköy, Arnavutköy, Kız Kulesi, Beşiktaş, Büyükada, Heybeliada and Burgazada. It is also possible to set a special route and personalize your boat tour.  

Things to Consider When Choosing a Boat:

Number of People

The first thing you should pay attention to when choosing a boat is how many people you are a group of.


Boat rental prices vary according to the size of the boat, the rental period and the menu. By determining your budget, you can evaluate the appropriate boat options.


It is important to choose a boat that offers a special iftar menu for Ramadan and can meet your needs such as sound system and restrooms.

What's on the Menu?

Iftar menus are offered on the boats during Ramadan. These menus include traditional iftar dishes such as olives, dates, cheese, soup, salad, main course (fish, meat, chicken and mixed grill) and dessert. You can also make changes to the menu according to your special requests.


It is important to make reservations 4-5 days in advance for boat rental and iftar menu. It is recommended to make your reservations early, especially during Ramadan, as it may be busy.

Advantages of Iftar Dinner on a Boat

  • A unique atmosphere: Breaking your fast with the mesmerizing view of the Bosphorus will be an unforgettable experience.
  • Delicious iftar menu: A rich and delicious Iftar menu offers something for every palate.
  • Impeccable service: Impeccable service by an experienced team will make your iftar meal even more enjoyable.
  • Relaxed and peaceful atmosphere: The calm and peaceful atmosphere on board allows you to focus on the spiritual atmosphere of Ramadan.
  • A special experience: Iftar dinner on board offers the ideal setting for a pleasant evening with family, friends or colleagues.

Additional Details and Recommendations:

  • It is recommended that you board the boat close to iftar time and settle in.
  • Considering that the weather temperatures may vary during Ramadan, you can bring a shawl or cardigan with you.
  • You can immortalize the memories of this unforgettable experience by taking your camera with you.
  • For a more special experience, you can also request additional services such as live music on the boat.

Note: This guide provides general information for your iftar dinner on a boat. It is important to find out the current prices before booking.

We hope this guide will help you! For any questions you may have, you can get answers to all your questions free of charge 24/7 from the Rotaneta call center line 0850 308 78 68.

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11 March 2024


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