Yoga Turkey has been running for 10 years from the Aegean Coast of southwest Turkey. They are yoga retreat hosts where yoga teachers come from all over the world to teach, many different styles and disciplines from beginners to advanced. There are no directly onsite accommodations rather they take most groups to the Babana hotel close by. This is a very tastefully decorated modern hotel with all the usual amenities. The yoga center is surrounded by olive and carob trees for peaceful practice. Like many of the retreats in Turkey the retreat starts on Tuesday morning with Monday being the arrival day, this being due to the flight schedule of the airports. You’re typical day looks like this:
Walk to yoga centre*
10.00 Yoga practice**
13.30 Walk to the beach or the pool
Treatments may be available in the afternoon
18.00 Evening yoga practice/creativity/meditation at the Yoga Centre
Type of yoga: various, depending on instructor of the week
Child minding available: no
Other Activities (other than yoga): treatments, walks and exploring the surrounding area.
Cost: range 395 pounds for a shared room at the lower cost retreats to 695 pounds for private room at the higher cost retreats.
Non Yogi partners welcome: yes
Food: catered by a local village cook, vegetarian meals with options for vegan and gluten free choices,
dates: May to October
Getting there: Fly to Bodrum, airport transfer can be arranged by the safe and reliable taxis at the airport for about 40pounds.