8 DAY WELLNESS CRUISE
This is a retreat for the kind of traveler craving inner self-love, reflection, confidence, adventure and a reset. This yoga adventure cruise has a lot of yoga components but it’s more about connection – to yourself (body, mind, breath) and the world around you. You’ll experience the magic of Turkey – it’s energy and beauty, fresh food, incredible history and culture.
The date: April 30-May 7 2022
During this Yoga Blue Cruise, a one-hour yoga/meditation session will be taught every morning and a 30-minute session every evening. Breathing exercises, done with attentiveness, refine the perception of thoughts, emotions, and body sensations and leads to tranquillity and composure.
This retreat is meant for all yoga students and is suitable for beginners.
Are you looking for a yoga retreat that isn’t a really a yoga retreat? How about a unique wellness adventure that lets you play by your own rules?
Join us for a Turkish wellness retreat in the Turkish Riviera for a unique wellness retreat experience over 8 days.
Our wellness retreats are about more than yoga, you’ll get great company, self-exploration and creativity abounds.
All the reasons to join our wellness retreat
Explore – Retreat to a location of beauty that has deep cultural history where you can just be you. No distractions, no judgement, no commitments.
Peace – Take time out calm your thoughts and find simplicity with loads of downtime built into the schedule. Learn to meditate in a guided practice.
Create – Join in creative expression, art therapy sessions and journaling activities to support reflection and mindfulness.
Community – Meet likeminded people who come from different paths in life and connect via the retreat experiences. Learn, grow, and laugh with fellow retreaters and island locals.
Reflect – Join wellness coaching workshops to learn therapeutic exercises that help you to tap into your needs and let go of things that may be holding you back.
Nourish – Enjoy local and seasonal produce every day. We cater to all food allergies and even teach you how to cook in a simple, sustainable way.
Support the Body – Be kind to yourself with daily hatha and vinyasa yoga, gentle hikes, bike rides and ocean swims.
A yoga cruise is a special experience, far away from the touristic sites we will experience the beauty of the ‘real’ Turkey.
Explore idyllic bays filled with the perfume of olive trees and oleander bushes nestle among the Taurus Mountains and ruins of ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, and Lycian buildings.
Through this retreat, we invite you to relax and rejuvenate as our days will be filled with yoga, meditation, exploring, and hiking in the picturesque Gocek Bay, dotted with countless unspoiled islands, luscious with pine and olive trees.
Dive into the crystal clear waters and swim with sea turtles. Explore the archaeological ruins scattered around the islands. Share a cup of tea and a good story with some of the very few locals still living on the islands.
Explore ancient ruins, walk in the shade of thick pine tree forests, visit traditional coastal villages, stroll through harbor towns.
ABOUT THE RETREAT
We start and finish our days with an enriching yoga practice on the sunny deck of our boat.
The morning classes are hatha yoga classes, with a focus on proper alignment and always taught with a specific topic in mind (e.g. back bending, breath awareness, balancing, emotions, etc.) Each class will be organized as a small workshop designed to deepen your understanding of different aspects of asana practice.
The classes are suitable both for experienced yogis and for beginners – the former will develop their practice further and discover new ways in which they can approach it, while the latter will have the opportunity to learn the basics and have a kick start on their yogic journey.
In the afternoon/evening classes we have a more gentle restorative practice followed by a guided meditation. Although yoga postures are taught in these classes as well, the focus is on the breath, conscious movement, deep relaxation (yoga Nidra – yogic sleep), and meditation.
It’s happening, and we’d love for you to join us on the journey of meeting new friends and finding yourself in the process.
We will be serving three buffet styles meals and tea & coffee per day. There will be vegetarian and vegan options available.
During this retreat, we will sail along Turkey’s pristine coastline stopping at key sights such as Kekova and Gocek islands, there will be plenty of free time to relax, meditate, and snorkel.
Our home for the wee will be the “Seaborn Legend” one of the largest Gulets you will find in Fethiye and the ship provides eight air-conditioned cabins with private ensuite bathrooms and can accommodate 12 passengers in total.
There is a large sundeck, indoor and outdoor entertaining, and dining areas.
WHAT MAKES THIS RETREAT SPECIAL
Experience our exclusive cruise as we sail along Turkey’s pristine coastline while participating in morning and afternoon yoga sessions surrounded by nature.
This wellness retreat does have a Yoga Philosophy aspect but even if you’re not really into yoga, it’s much more about gaining a deeper perspective of life and connecting the mind and body to the whole experience.
How to get to Turkey
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Getting into Fethiye
When we have a group we look at the easiest logistics to pick people up and we will communicate by Whatsapp to make arrangements. The boat is typically docked at the Fethiye Port. We look at flight arrival times to arrange pickup accordingly.
A taxi can be arranged by our crew. Included in the price of our retreat is a one-way transfer (due to variations in plans). It will take 45 minutes to get to Fethiye.
If you plan on coming to the area a few days early, the cheapest way to get from Dalaman Airport (DLM) to Fethiye is to shuttle which costs 8 ₺ – 23 ₺ and takes 45 min. *Prices subject to change. Otherwise, a taxi price can range from 280 ₺ – 350 ₺ and takes 45
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All the Juicy Details
Book Early for 2022! Reserve your limited spot.
- Single $1350 (private room with bathroom)
- Shared Room $965 (Shared room with Bathroom)
- For group/couple bookings, send us a booking inquiry with your group size and we’ll get you organized.
- Deposit of 20% due at time of booking. The remainder can be paid on the first day of the retreat.
- Risk Free cancellation – 100% refund until March 31, 2022. No questions asked. 50% deposit refund after March 31, 2022.
- To Book, you can fill out our booking form and we will be in touch with invoicing options. We take PayPal, bank transfers or credit card.
Here’s what’s included
- Accommodation – Shared or Private cabins
- Transfers (one way)
- Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner and everything in between. (Vegetarian options)
- Group excursions
- 1:1 coaching sessions
- Yoga daily
- Journaling Prompts
- Yoga mats/blocks/straps/bolsters
- Group workshops (Group coaching sessions, art therapy, creative workshops, cooking classes)
- Limited wifi access
- Curated Spotify Playlists
- Welcome gift
And here’s what’s not (Sorry folks…)
- Travel to and from Turkey
- Travel Insurance
- Visa Fee
- Additional Activities such as Massage or Land excurusions