About Ashaka Retreat
" AŞK " (Turkish word for LOVE) derives from the Arabic word ashaka which means climbing ivy, suggesting love by its embracing movement.
Located in Büyükada, the largest island of 'Princes's İslands' in İstanbul, Ashaka Retreat is a venue where you can organize Yoga, Tai Chi, Sufi retreats and more.
An "historical island mansion" with an extraordinary view, 2500 square meters of garden, healthy and delicious food in a family atmosphere are at your disposal.
Nature, sophisticated gardens, historical architecture, the absence of cars (except officials and municipalities), the remarkable quality of the air and the quality of the silence are what makes the island so unique.
Being so close to the city but having the feeling of being so far away, it gives is a wonderful feeling enjoy.
Ashaka Retreat provides tranquility, silence, peace, delicious and healthy food to all its guests in the middle of the nature, the sea, and history in the same time. It is exactly what todays metropol people need the At a distance of public transportation to the one of the biggest and crowdiest city in the world İstanbul, Ashaka Retreat takes you to a total change of atmosphere where you can breathe the good quality air of the pine woods, listen to the singing the birds, you can witness wonderful sun sets,
During your stay in ashaka retreat you will feel at home because of the family ambiance created there.
maximum 16 beds capacity.
possibility of extra 10 persons in individual tents during summer.
Rooms for 2, 3 and 4 persons,
14 M to 6 M swimming pool from June to October.
approximatively 40 persons capacity open-air yoga training area in the woods from May to November.
16 person capacity closed and heated training area, dinning and gathering areas.
possibility of organizing dinners, lunches and brunches, special events.
appropriate for organizing yoga, meditation, tai-chi, detox, permaculture, philosophy, literature and many more different kind of workshops.
we can organize recreational week-ends for company trainings ( we can provide good and healthy food, yoga training, tai-chi training, pilates traing and more if desired during your companys special training ).
You can also rent a room just for a week-end, holiday or during the week, as you wish :)
- Available:no alcohol
- Available:no meat
- Available:no smoking
- Available:all meals included