A yoga retreat on the Dalyan delta, Turkey

7 - 14 September 2024

Cost from £875

Teacher Will Wheeler


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 8 September 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

The retreat with Will was truly amazing. He’s incredibly warm and welcoming which put me at ease very quickly. His classes are uplifting and offer variation of moves for people with differing levels of ability. I had such a giggle over the week with him and the other guests in the group and can’t wait for the next retreat.
I had the most magical time and am already looking at booking for next year! What a beautiful place to spend a thoroughly restorative week, with wonderful people and a really brilliant instructor. I booked this week after meeting Will in Norfolk at New Year and was not disappointed. Loved everything - thank you!
Just to let you know that I had the most amazing time on retreat with Will Wheeler. It was bliss - a fantastic group of people, the most beautiful setting and yoga that was both challenging and restorative. I couldn't have wished for a better holiday.

A yoga retreat on the Dalyan delta, Turkey, 7 - 14 September 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 7 September and dinner will be the first meal offered that evening. The first class will be on the morning of 8 September.

Checkout is 10am after breakfast on 14 September.

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