- Location: Muğla, Turkey, Europe
Set on the Mediterranean ‘Turquoise’ coast, with terraced vegetable fields, orchards and stunning sea views.
A five minute stroll through the forest takes you to a rocky swimming cove, or hop on the local bus to sandy beaches and the resort of Olu Deniz
Managed by one of the founding partners of Huzur Vadisi, Ian is your charming and entertaining host, with a wealth of experience of Turkey, having been brought up in Istanbul. With Suleyman and his wife Deniz, not only producing delicious Turkish village meals, but also growing most of the organic produce themselves.
There are a choice of two yoga shalas, a more intimate one for smaller groups, and an expansive one for larger groups, both with lovely sea views. Both are fully equipped with mats, belts, blocks, bolsters and blankets.
Some upcoming 2019 retreats:
04 May - 11 May - Finding Ease in Movement Tanya Clarke
11 May - 18 May - Energizing and Rejuvenating Retreat Vinyasa Flow and Yin Yoga with Charli Sklar
18 May - 25 May - Continuum Yoga Retreat with Gaby Maass
01 Jun - 08 Jun - Oceanlight Yoga with Julia Poole
08 Jun - 15 Jun - Audrey Tom
06 Jul - 13 Jul - ‘Flow’ into ‘Stillness’ with Danielle Griffiths
13 Jul - 20 Jul - Vinyasa Flow Retreat with Naomi Absalom
07 Sep - 14 Sep - Flow to Freedom Yoga Retreat with Lisa Christensen
21 Sep - 28 Sep - A Soul Detox holiday with Katrin Heuser & José Casimiro Pires
30 Sep - 07 Oct - Yoga with Sharon and Gary Carter
07 Oct - 14 Oct - Continuum Yoga Retreat with Gaby Maass
14 Oct - 21 Oct - Audrey Tom
Suleyman’s Garden offers accommodation for up to twenty-four in simple cabins with shared bathroom facilities, and in five twin en-suite rooms, set amidst verdant vegetable and flower gardens.
A terrace with sea view is used for dining, and there are many quiet shady nooks with cushions for relaxing. A swimming pool also has views of the sea, and is perfect for cooling off.
Excursions can be arranged, including the firm favourite, a boat trip for swimming with lunch aboard, sailing along this stunning, undeveloped coastline to a beautiful isolated beach. The area also has lovely coastal and mountain walks. For the adventurous, nearby Olu Deniz is the centre for world-class parascending. Shopping or sightseeing trips can also be arranged, as can a trip to the Turkish baths. Several lovely beaches are within 10 – 15 minutes driving distance (or walk five minutes to the nearby rocky cove)
Teachers invited to book for 2019 retreats and beyond.
Opening Times and Prices
Yoga holidays and retreats run weekly from April to October. Due to most charter flights from UK to Dalaman being on a Monday, generally that is travel day (with a few exceptions).
Each week is individually priced; the price includes single or shared accommodation, all meals and yoga tuition, but not flights or transfers.
Anyone travelling to Turkey is now required to purchase an online visa before entering the country – this can be purchased for US$20 from here: www.evisa.gov.tr
The visa needs to be printed and taken with you.
The closest airport is Dalaman. We request where possible that you book a flight to arrive not later than 9:00pm, although we will still meet you if this is not possible or your flight is delayed. Flight providers include Thomas Cook, Monarch, Thomson, Easyjet, British Airways, Pegasus and Turkish Airlines.
The transfer to Huzur Vadisi is 45 minutes. We can arrange transfers for you.
Your passport must be valid for a further six months from the date you leave Turkey.