"in the most beautiful scenery, the hospitality is unequalled and the food worth the trip alone…real nature, real food and real people…" - Michele Pernetta, London. More reviews
|Location||Near Dalaman in Soutwest Turkey|
|Open||May to July|
|Prices||From £525 pp p/w sharing, or £645 single|
|Ideal for||Yoga - Massage - Swimming - Walking - Boat trips - Solo travellers|
|Contact||> For dates see their website
|Offer||A complimentary copy of the popular Huzur Vadisi cookbook.|
Huzur Vadisi is Turkey’s longest established and best-known yoga retreat (est 1993) on Turkey’s spectacular 'Turquoise' coast. Three more venues have opened under the Huzur Vadisi banner, offering a similar ambience and standard, but a different experience - one near the beach in Turkey, one in south Spain, and one in Wales.
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Huzur Vadisi is set in a secluded mountain valley, amid pine forests and olive groves. Only 15 minutes from Turkey’s Turquoise Coast at Gocek and 45 minutes from Dalaman airport.
Weekly yoga holidays offering wide range of yoga styles. Boat trips, swimming, beaches, walking – mountains, spectacular views of coast and islands. Excursions; ancient sites; arts and crafts shopping. Massage and therapies.
Prices: from £525 pp p/w sharing, or £645 single, includes accommodation, full board and yoga; excludes travel, flights,transfers.
For dates see above web link, or link to check availability by email, or phone.
Accommodation in yurts - double, twin, triple and single. They are spacious with electricity, beds and storage. The yurts are a highlight of the holiday. Spotless shared bathroom facilities. Wi-fi internet. Terrain not suitable for disability.
Food: Food makes an important contribution to the enjoyment of your yoga holiday and the meals are delicious and healthy. Fresh, locally sourced and seasonal produce are served buffet style with plenty of choice.
Some produce is grown organically on site. Vegetarian by default, fish, chicken or meat dishes can be provided once or twice in the week if requested. Some special diets and vegan food can be accommodated, but please check with them first.
Generally adults only, but sometimes teachers are happy to have children stay. Please enquire.
What can I do?
See our 10 top tips on green travel - how to make your stay more enjoyable & better for the environment. Consider offsetting your car, train or plane journey via the charity AtmosFair.de.
How ethical is the holiday?
- Acts with respect, honesty and fairness towards guests and staff
- Is owned / part owned by locals and employs local staff and other workers
- Fosters real relationships between guests and locals and ensures that the local community benefits
- Source food locally
- Use local natural building materials and appropriate architectural vernacular
How environmentally-friendly is the holiday?
- Produces some of own green energy via solar power
- Collects rainwater for use in gardens
- Recycles all recyclable waste
- Composts organic waste (via goats)
- Uses eco-friendly cleaning products
"So much care goes into the presentation of everything at Huzur Vadisi which gives it its charm - right down to the door latches and taps. The owners treated us like houseguests, the homemade food was plentiful and delicious and the setting was a delight. The yurts were comfortable and the showers excellent.” - Belinda S.
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