Want to take a break from the noisy, crowded resorts and All Inclusive in huge hotels?
We offer you a yoga tour in Turkey – an opportunity to calmly and measuredly spend time in solitude on board a modern spacious catamaran, visiting the most picturesque places in the region.
Now imagine: stunning sunrises and sunsets, cozy coves and islands, and also a light sea breeze and a quiet rustle of waves.
A true yoga paradise!
Do you like yoga? Where do you practice your skills? At the gym or at home? What about yoga on board the catamaran? Our program is designed to combine a comfortable sea cruise, yoga classes and sightseeing in the surrounding area.
You will meet sunrises and sunsets on the deck, swim in the sea and sunbathe on the beach, stroll through the most picturesque places, and admire the gorgeous views of Turkey, getting tons of positive emotions and impressions.
Tour cost = 1399 euro/per person
* all costs are indicated for one week per person with a crew of 8 people
The tour price includes:
- place in a comfortable double cabin
- group transfer (airport – marina – airport)
- medical insurance for outdoor activities
- services of a certified yoga instructor
- professional skipper (captain) services
- training in practical skills of sailing yacht management
- additional boat (dinghy) for disembarkation,
- set of bed linen and towels
- final cleaning of the yacht
- branded T-shirts for each guest
- surprises from “Sparks Life”
- air flight (from 160 euro)
- onboard cash desk (purchase of food, parking in marinas) – (100 euro)
- insurance deposit for the catamaran – (285 EUR per person)
* If during the trip nothing happened to the vessel, the insurance deposit for the catamaran WILL BE RETURNED IN FULL SCOPE).
1 day. Acquaintance and relaxation.
Fethiye – Gocek Island
Our adventure begins at the airport. Our representative will meet you and bring you directly to the marina of the town of Fethiye, where our beautiful catamaran Fountaine Pajot Lucia 40 will already be waiting for you.
So, you check into your cabin, and together with the crew go to the purchase. You will need to stock up on food for the entire trip. After that, we return on board and undergo an introductory briefing from the skipper. Now you are ready to sail and you can rest a little and gain strength for tomorrow.
In the evening, the classic Welcome Party awaits you, where you will meet all the participants of the cruise.
2 day. We dive into the underwater world of the Mediterranean.
Gocek Island – Yassika Island – Sarsala
We start the day at 6:00 with morning yoga.
For our first yoga class, we chose a great location – Gocek Island.
The set of exercises “Surya Namaskar” (sun salutation) is a popular and very often practiced morning technique. This is a very effective exercise that strengthens muscles and invigorates all day long. Just what we need early in the morning by the sea in Turkey.
Then we head for Yassiсa Island. This is a corner of almost untouched nature. We moor and go down to the shore. Yassica is covered with pine forest and olive groves, where you can relax and unwind in peace and quiet. In addition, there is a great beach and interesting diving sites, so you will have something to diversify your leisure time.
In the evening we will go to the Sarsala bay and visit a small restaurant where you can taste local seafood.
After dinner we will stay overnight in the bay.
3 day. Morning yoga and relaxation.
Sarsala – Akvaryum – Cleopatra Hammam
Today we will visit one of the most picturesque beaches in Southeast Turkey in the Sarsala Bay. It cannot be approached from the shore, so there will be no hotels, restaurants and crowds of tourists. For morning yoga – the very thing!
Wake up at 5:30 – morning yoga and meditation.
After breakfast we head to Akvaryum bay. The water here is clear as a tear, and you can see the bottom at a depth of 30 meters! In Aquarium Bay (now you understand why it is called that?), There are simply first-class conditions for diving and snorkeling, all marine inhabitants are visible, as if they were floating in the air.
The next point on our route is a very interesting location, which is called Cleopatra Hammam. The local area is covered with beautiful pine forests. There is a very pleasant and fresh air with the aroma of pine needles. The sea water in the baths is light blue and very clean. According to legend, Queen Cleopatra loved to take baths here in the place where a hot underwater spring brings its waters to the surface. Water from this source contains many trace elements (Ca, Mg, etc.). People believe that if you swim in these baths, then you can look younger for several years at once.
After swimming in the Cleopatra Baths, you will feel a real surge of vitality, and you will be able to immerse yourself in meditation.
19:00 – Chakra meditation
Having gained impressions for the day, you will need to properly rest and prepare for the next day, which will be no less intense, so let’s drop anchor here and stay overnight.
4 day. Excursions to local attractions
“Place of power”
So, here we come to the equator of our yoga tour. As before, wake up and morning yoga (8:00 – 9:30 hatha yoga).
We go to a real “place of power” – on this small island there is something inexplicable that affects a person. His thoughts acquire incredible clarity and clarity here. According to legend, all the wishes you made here will come true in three days!
And in this “place of power” there is a large number of ruins from the times of early Byzantium, which have been very well preserved until the 21st century. At one time, the island was an important center for the spread of the Christian faith in Europe, maybe that’s why this power is felt in it.
On the island, we will conduct a cycle of yoga nidra.
Yoga Nidra, also known as Yoga Sleep, is an interesting practice during which a person consciously relaxes and goes into a state of controlled sleep. At the same time, it is a training for the mind, when we go into deep relaxation as soon as possible. Yoga nidra is useful not only for those who are tired in body and spirit, but also for those who have lost their taste for life. This practice will allow you to rejuvenate and regain your lost mental and physical strength, so that you can then return to normal life.
After yoga classes we will stay here overnight.
5 Day. New impressions.
Oludeniz – Butterfly Valley – Gobun Bay
As usual, we start the day in the morning. 6:00 – yoga class.
Today we’ll start with chakra yoga and meditation in motion. You will flow into different positions (called asanas) while focusing your body, mind, and breath into one whole. You will practice managing your energy, trying to balance it. Next, you will get acquainted with the chakras (energy centers), try to open them and establish the normal work of each. Through this practice, you will be able to restore your body, its physical and mental parts, and develop a sense of energy.
Then we have breakfast and transfer to Oludeniz according to the program. This place is rightfully considered one of the most beautiful in all of Turkey. Oludeniz is no worse than the Caribbean, Maldives, or Seychelles, and the local Blue Lagoon beach is famous for its purest sand and blue sea waters. You have to see it with your own eyes.
So we moor and go for a walk. In addition, here for an additional fee you can see all this beauty from a bird’s eye view. Paragliding at your service! Here’s where you can get some really awesome photos!
If you want, you can visit an additional location – the Butterfly Valley nature reserve. It is a small but very beautiful canyon by the sea. There is a small waterfall and a stream that feeds numerous lavender-scented vitex bushes. We will be here in May, just in time for their bloom, so you will see with your own eyes why this canyon bears its name.
For the night we go to the Gobun Bay, which is located nearby.
6 day. We delve into yoga, we study relaxation techniques.
Gobun Bay – Yassica Island – Gocek
The morning begins at the picturesque Gobun Bay. This is a stunningly beautiful place where we will have our traditional morning yoga class.
For the “larks” after the morning yoga we have an offer – at 8:00 trekking to Mount Gobun from where an incredible landscape opens up, and our skipper, as a professional guide, will guide you. The rest during this time will be able to continue meditation or swim in the bay.
At 10:00 we leave for the Yassica Islands. It is a small group of islets of various sizes that resemble a lagoon in the tropics. There are no buildings here, so you will see the nature of Turkey in its pristine, untouched form. The largest island has a very picturesque location – a promontory that stretches far into the sea and forms a small semi-enclosed pool.
After Yassica we go to the final point for today – Gocek. Here we will drop anchor and spend the night.
But before going to bed, we will again practice a little yoga. Today we have wave dynamics. What is Wave Dynamics? This is a complex of movements, the purpose of which is to develop joints and improve the overall balance of the body, aligning the work of both hemispheres of the brain, removing blocks, and eliminating all clamps.
7 day. Morning yoga at sunrise and light rest.
Gocek – Kizil Island – Fethiye
Morning yoga at 7:00!
Then we have breakfast and free time according to the plan. We can dine in asmall restaurant Likya-Onno, the cuisine here is simply “lick your fingers”, a place in a secluded cove, with a small pier and a harbor. After refreshing, we will go to the Kizil Island. We swim to our heart’s content, relax, sunbathe.
Then we go to our final point – the city of Fethiye.
During this week, everyone has become very united and a new sea family has turned out, so a festive dinner in one of the colorful restaurants in Fethiye will be the logical end of our sea cruise. Overnight stay and on Saturday morning we rent the catamaran.
WE ARE WAITING FOR YOU on the next yoga tour with your family, your friends, and we assure you that once you have tried yoga on a yacht, you will want to sail again and again!
We at Sparks Life are ready to bring you these sparks of adventure!
Yoga tour in Turkey on a yacht includes:
- Breathing practices pranayama;
- Yoga nidra classes;
- Relax to the sound of waves.
Our yoga program is suitable for those who are just starting their practice and for experienced yoga lovers.
You will be accompanied by a first-class instructor who will gladly help you to plunge into this wonderful world of oriental practices, if you have not done yoga before. Don’t worry, they will show you everything, so all that remains is to enjoy this yoga tour!
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Frequently asked questions
As a rule, we work in the high season, and at this time the region is dry and warm, so the likelihood of a severe storm, due to which it will be necessary to postpone the tour, is very small. However, in matters of the weather, you cannot be 100% sure of anything, so in such situations the tour is postponed. In this case, all the details will be discussed with you individually.
Yes, this option is possible. In this case, you are not booking a boat, but only a separate cabin. If there is a sufficient minimum number of people, the tour will take place on the scheduled dates.
Yes, there are special safety recommendations for ships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After each tour, the vessel undergoes a special cleaning. On a yacht, you can minimize contact with other people, besides there is no one «superfluous» there, so no one gets infected during the cruise.
All boats rented by charter companies are insured, however you and all team members will need to take out travel medical insurance (for active sports).
You rent a yacht entirely for your group. You decide among yourself who will be in which cabin. As a rule, cabins do not differ much from each other in terms of space and comfort. If you are not booking a yacht, but a separate cabin, then you can choose from the options that are currently available.
Almost half of all people face this unpleasant phenomenon to one degree or another, but fortunately, there are several simple things that will help you in such a situation. Here they are: Seasickness on a yacht what to do?
The cost of tickets is not included in the tour price, you buy tickets yourself separately. But our experts are ready to help you in this matter. They will advise you on how, where and when it is best to do it.