A yoga retreat on the Dalyan delta, Turkey

27 July - 3 August 2024

Cost from £875

Teacher Tami Hafzalla


About Lagoon Retreat

Set in an elevated position, Lagoon Retreat is surrounded by a forested conservation area overlooking the Sülüngür Lagoon with spectacular views across the beautiful Dalyan delta and Istuzu beach.

The utter peace and privacy of the venue, immersed in nature, creates an idyllic setting for a yoga retreat where you can forest bathe, inhale the vital prana and tune into the birdsong and hum of cicadas.

Retreat programme

Each day will begin with a morning yoga class in the fully equipped yoga shala with views of the surrounding forest and mountains.

The class will include asana, meditation and pranayama. Gently opening the body and attuning the mind to the breath, the class will slowly build into a flowing and dynamic sequence, always incorporating the cultivation of awareness, physical alignment and breath. The classes will be suitable for all levels and yoga experience.

Between classes you can simply relax by the pool or head out and explore the stunning beauty of the surroundings. The group will meet again in the late afternoon for a more gentle and restorative yoga session. Classes will begin on the morning of Sunday 28 July and there will be one yoga-free day during the week.

Things to do

 A 5-minute bus ride from the local traditional village will take you to Istuzu, a long, sandy beach in the conservation area where loggerhead turtles come to lay their eggs. Or just a 15 minute walk through the forest brings you to a private beach on the lagoon.

A short bus ride from the village in the opposite direction will bring you to the charming riverside town of Dalyan with its shops and restaurants.

Visits to nearby ruins of ancient Caunos, mud baths, boat trips and other excursions, including off the beaten track, can be arranged if you want to explore.

Accommodation & food

The comfortable and well appointed ensuite bedrooms are suitable for single, double, twin or triple accommodation. All are different. Some have balconies and other terraces with lovely forest views. All have air conditioning.

Delicious breakfast and dinner are included. There will also be ingredients for help-yourself light lunches and unlimited fruit, water, teas and coffee are included.

Inexpensive lunches are also available a short walk away in charming little eateries in the local village or Dalyan.

Client Reviews

I had such a fabulous time! I chose the retreat specifically for Tami who is my favourite yoga teacher in the world, to be in her presence is such a blessing. Her classes refresh and restore and she makes you feel so cared for, it really makes the experience so special. I attended on my own and as usual on yoga retreats, I met a great and diversely interesting group of people. This is my third YOAS holiday and I will definitely attend more!
It was a fantastic week. The teacher Tami was superb. Warm, welcoming, very supportive, very calming. I’m relatively new to yoga and thought she tailored the classes to all abilities seamlessly, ensuring we each honoured our own bodies’ needs. The sense of physical unwinding and the mental space I’ve come away with has been truly transformational. Thank you again. This was my first retreat and I’m totally hooked!
My week with Tami in Turkey was simply magical. I went for the yoga and left with so much more. This retreat was beneficial for the mind, body and soul. We are already talking about going again next year...

A yoga retreat on the Dalyan delta, Turkey, 27 July - 3 August 2024


Spacious room en-suite £1025 single/£955 sharing
Smaller room en-suite £995 single
Smaller ground floor room en-suite £945 single
Triple room en-suite £875 sharing
Small room with small bathroom £895 single

All prices are per person

Breakfast and dinner each day
Daily meditation and yoga classes (apart from one yoga-free day)

Not included:
Flights, transfers and excursions

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required on booking and the balance is due 6 weeks before you travel.

Travel Arrangements

Dalaman is the nearest airport – a four hour flight from the UK. Lagoon retreat is about 25 minutes from Dalaman airport. Transfers will be arranged for you and shared where possible. The transfer cost is approximately £45 return.

Please note that your passport needs to be valid for a further sixty days from the date you leave Turkey.

Arrival is from 14.00 and no later than 22.00 on 27 July and dinner will be the first meal offered that evening.
Checkout is 10am after breakfast on 3 August.

There are many airlines that fly to Dalaman. Here are a selection of websites for flights: