Route TR1: Caribbean in Turkey "1000 bays and meditative places"
We have designed beautiful YogaCruising tours along the Turkish coastline, taking into consideration your special interests in picturesque landscapes, relaxing hidden creeks and historically significant sites.
A sailing trip along the Turkish coastline is an unforgettable travel experience. Your vivid encounter with the elements of nature, your daily yoga sessions, the benefits of a vegetarian, fresh and healthy Mediterranean cuisine, together with the option of an energy spending massage, or a snorkeling tour, all will combine to bring your spirit and body in balance. Most rapidly you will have forgotten about the everyday stress that you might experience in your professional life.
The day starts with a sun salutation, or a smooth awakening yoga practice, in the pleasant light of the first sunbeams, as the sun climbs over the horizon of a deep blue sea.
 
A yoga cruise on board a traditional wooden yacht, where the Mediterranean meets the Aegean Sea.
The gulf of Gökova, beginning at the harbor of Bodrum, is regarded as one of the most enticing sailing areas of Turkey. The area is offering you clean, turquoise colored sea water and an unspoiled shoreline with lush vegetation of stunning biodiversity. Dreamlike bays and picturesque fishing villages, will lend you lots of opportunities to discover life anew, while enjoying the romantic atmosphere of a YogaCruising with the comfort of a YogaCruising Yacht – built with traditional craftsmanship. Come and discover this dreamlike sailing area, enjoying a yoga holiday on one of our yachts, and leave your everyday life at home.
 
Arrival:
You book a flight to Bodrum (BJV), Cos (KGS-Greece). Bodrum and Cos can easily be reached by regular airlines and charter companies from all major european cities. Our transfer Staff is awaiting you at the airport and brings you to the yacht in the harbor (Transfer not included). Enjoy the trip! You will be traveling along a beautiful stretch of nature, giving you the tune for the unwinding holiday you just started! Dinner will be served onboard and our first overnight stay will be in the harbor or in a creek close by.
Arrival in Cos Greece and trip to Bodrum Port: Ferry from Cos İsland morning s 10.30 AM and afternoon 4.30 PM. Please book your Ferry Ticket to New Port in Bodrum or we can book for you. Ferry-Ticket Link. We can arrange transfers for you from the ferry to the ship.
Flights: These flight companies fly well to Bodrum. Sunexpres - Edelweis Airlines from Switzerland - TUİ Fly
Arrival and Departure Hotel Accommodation: Early arrivals and departures are possible if you have better direct flights to Bodrum. Our cooperation with 2 hotels at Marina 5 is walking distance to our office and anchorage. Pomelon Club Hotel on the Beach Link: Details and Martı Pension Link Details
Itinerary of the YogaCruising Cleopatra Route 2020 - example
Day 1 - Saturday: Arrival day.
Arrival at Bodrum (BJV) airport / Embarkation from 2 p.m. The transfer from the airport is not included.
At your arrival to Bodrum airport we organize your transfer to the harbor. You will embark the yacht with a welcoming information of the crew and your travel guide.
Start from Gökova Marina 5 PM. to Çökertme bay, Dinner onboard.
 
Day 2 Sunday: Çökertme-Bodrum
Breakfast while Cruise to Bodrum anchors in the bay at Windmills.
Excursion in Bodrum about 3 hours in Botanical Thempo with ibo in his homeland to the history of Ancient Halicarnassus present Bodrum (Fakultativ 35, - € P.p). Walk to the windmills overlooking the harbor, city and Kos, then through the old town the narrow streets to the theater and the 7 Wonders of the World Mausoleum, then on to the antique harbor and free walking in Bodrum.
1.Yoga on board in the evening and overnight in the bay near Bodrum.
 
Day 3-5- sailing where the wind pushes us towards
Nomad mountain village trip and hiking, visiting a village family and lunch with the family
 
Day 6- Thursday: Cleopatra İsland- Akyaka
Yoga on board and Breakfast during the journey to Kite Beach
Anchoring in Akyaka Kite Beach and Trip by canal reeds with fishing boat to the village Akçapınar, then walk through groves sesame and soda-containing freshwater swimming
6.00 pm Yoga on board or on beach
Overnight in a bay
 
Day 7- Friday: Akyaka - Mugla (Hamam Turkish Bath)
Yoga on Board, Breakfast and
The cruise continues from the Bay Akyaka in direction of the Ören Bay and Gökova Marina.
Excursion to the Old Town in Mugla with (Hamam Turkish Bath), Peeling and Olive Oil Soap foam Massage.
Dinner with fish specialties at a local fish restaurant on the Beach
 
Day 8 - Saturday: Departure day
Breakfast and transfer to the airport of Dalaman or Bodrum / Disembarkation at the latest 9 a.m.
 
Sup Boards & Sup Yoga
There are sup boards on board and private sup yoga lessons are possible. Sup Yoga teacher Darya gives private lessons on board.
SUP YOGA lesson per hour €30, - (including sup-board and lessons).
SUP BOARD or KAYAK-CANOE rent price for 1 hour €10, - Rent price for a week (Sunday to Friday evening) 1 Sup-Board €140, -
Weeks rent for SUP-BOARD please before reservation.
 
Highlights and Excursions of your YogaCruising
* 7 night’s accommodation on our Yacht
* 2 Yoga Classes per day – (no need to bring your own yoga mat), mornings and evenings 60-90 min. The yoga sessions start on Sunday evening and the last session is given on Friday morning.
* An organic smoothie or Fruid Juice (very famous Pomegranade Juice) in the morning to start the day off right
* Tea as well as ginger tea are served free of charge on the boat, throughout the day
* 1000 bays and Meditative Places, hidden Islands
* visit picturesque Turkish Caribbean Bays  of Cleopatra
* The love nest of Cleopatra, a visit to the Sedir Island with its unique beach of coral sand
* Dreamlike bays, crystal clear sea water, hidden islands.
* Hiking Excursion in Bodrum to the Windmils , Old Town, Theater and Mousoleum
* Delicious and healthy traditional Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine
* A visit to a classical Turkish bath with a massage.
* Yoga – meditation – massages under the clear, blue sky.
* Nomad mountain village trip, visiting a village family and lunch with the family
* Sleeping on deck under the stars. (Please bring sleeping bag with you)
* Many fun activities: snorkelling, etc…
 
Excursions
* Turkish Bath "Hamam" Peeling and Olive Oil Soap foam Massage, excursion to the Old Town in Mugla or Milas €49,- p.P
* Nomad mountain village trip and hiking, visiting a village family and lunch with the family €35, -p.P
* Hiking along the coastline (Fakultativ) €15,- p.P
* Lunch trip by canal reeds with fishing boat to the village Akçapınar and then walk through groves sesame. €35,- p.P
* Excursion in Bodrum, Walking to Windmils- Ancient Theatre - Oldtown and Mousoleum €35,-p.P
 
Meals and drink
* Vegetarian full board on board (breakfast buffet, Lunch small Snack-Fruit and evening buffet).
* All-day fresh still water, herbal and tea selection, coffee
* Lunchtime fruit-small snack and 16.00 biscuits biscuits and tea.
* Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are offered at moderate prices.
 
Good to know for your YogaCruising
YogaCruising reserves the right to modify traveling routes, time schedules and the sequence of events due to weather conditions or organizational demands.
* Embarkation from 1 pm, disembarkation 9 am.
* Travel participants have no legitimate claim to the presence of the mentioned seminar leader. He or she may be substituted by an equally qualified yoga teacher.
 
Booking & Enquiries
If you have a question about one of our retreats or would like to make a booking, CLİCK HERE
 
Check-in/out: Gökova Ören Marina / Ören Milas Turkey START POİNT MAP
Check-İn Time Saturday 1 PM-> 9PM / Check-out Time Saturday up to 9 AM.
 
İncluded Services, not İncluded and Airport Transfer CLİCK HERE
 

Route 1: Cleopatra Coast. Yoga - Hiking - Sailing