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Yogacruising Ahoy!

We wish you most welcome to our Yoga Cruising website!tl_files/greenkaria/bildern/wanderzeichnungen/S_4.jpg
The quietness, the sun and the purity of the seawater will provide the best of prerequisites for your body and soul to be able to relax and regenerate.
A totally different kind of “vacation & holiday” is awaiting you, because you will experience the dreamlike beauty of the peninsulas, letting your gaze sweep over ever new appearing creeks and capes.
What we promise is adventure, delectation, recreation and action....just as you want it!
After the transfer from the airport to the sailing boat, we will have the pleasure to welcome you with a drink on board, to give you some of the information about the sailing-yacht and the particular route that you chose.
Thereafter we are ready to enter the Mediterranean Sea…
We’d like to invite you to make everyday of your vacation to an unforgettable one and to approach every night that particular feeling of togetherness, that the ancestors, the inhabitants of these ancient lands had in their heart. …
Since long, you’ve been deserving such a beautiful and unforgettable experience, and probably you’ve dreamed about it!
tl_files/greenkaria/bildern/wanderzeichnungen/y_00.jpgMore and more people want to use their vacation in an intelligent way, to unwind from everyday duties and experience the beauty of nature and culture in a manner that permits them to savor these moments ever again once back home.
Modern voyagers want to enrich the memories from the holidays with some new knowledge about yoga, health and relaxation techniques.
Furthermore the nature in this part of the world lends itself perfectly for a deepened yoga practice, finding a new intimacy with one’s true self.
Delightful temperatures make your body become more flexible and smooth, thus making many of the yoga asanas reachable with more ease.
The sea with it’s sweet breeze, and the view over wide horizons help us to open our spirit, contributing with a direct inspiration to focus the present moment in our yoga praxis.
tl_files/greenkaria/bildern/wanderzeichnungen/y_9.jpgOur “Yoga Cruising Yachts” are comfortable floating hotels with a crew (captain-chef-skipper-yoga teacher) dedicated to show you the most refined and exiting stretches of this coastline.
Single & group reservations – we organize your very special yoga retreat with all kinds of surplus values, due to our knowledge of specific locations in landscape, pure nature becomes your increase of appreciation!
You might want to organize your own yoga retreat in the Mediterranean or the Aegean Sea.
Are you looking for an extraordinary location for your travel-group?
Yogacruising has the knowledge to bring you to the exquisite purity of nature – with lots of space for your yoga, cultural and sport activities, with an array of nature programs.
Regardless wether you’re leaping from island to island in Greece, or anchoring in dreamlike creeks in Turkey, the evidential traces, the testimonial  remains of 5000 years of history are awaiting you!


A vacation with Yogacruising is for people who look for more than just relaxation.
Are you dreaming about getting to know interesting people in a new country, far away from mass-tourism?
Do you wish to re-discover yourself and develop your talents?
Do you appreciate to travel in a casual and informal way in a small group – then come along with us!

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Surrounded by the vast extensions of the sea, sometimes lingering in quiet creeks or cozy harbors, it’s easy to unwind from everyday life.  Here is the place for you to gather new energies – especially if you find yourself in a demanding or challenging phase of your life.

Active recuperation

Next to the sea there is a shoreline to discover, beautiful stretches of nature to explore wether on foot or by bike. In this way you will get to know the country and it’s people in a very personal manner. Moreover you will nurture your fitness and partake of the beauty in an environment-friendly way. You will be guided by our well experienced hiking and travel guides and by your proficient yoga teacher.

Find the way to the heart of yourself

tl_files/greenkaria/bildern/wanderzeichnungen/S_2.jpgStart the day with a sun salutation on deck! Or some smoothly awakening pawanmukthasana movements, before engaging in a series of more challenging postures.
We offer you a wide range of relaxation techniques in our workshops: Yoga on board, meditation on the beach, Qigong in scenic environments, T’ai Chi performed in historical ruins, and much more – here you will not only discover the picturesque scenery but also new horizons of your mind and an intimate access to yourself.

Delicious and healthy food

On our sailing yachts we prepare a whole-food diet:  That means that you will enjoy delicious meals, that are nutritionally balanced and boasting of vitamins and minerals. Your chef on board always uses fresh fruits and vegetables and prepares them with utmost care. If you wish, this is a great opportunity for you to switch to new nutritional habits, focusing on heathy food, or on the other hand to get professional support for your fasting cure.

Who is traveling with Yogacruising?

tl_files/greenkaria/bildern/wanderzeichnungen/S_3.jpgThe people who find their way to us are in general sensitive and companionable travelers of different age groups, all with a wide ranging life-experience and from all kinds of professional backgrounds.
Do you wish to creatively shape your vacation with like-minded and active people? Here you will meet open-minded people who get enthusiastic about learning new things. Our guests enjoy to have parts of their traveling arranged for and organized, still leaving space for individual initiatives. 
You will return from your Yogacruising vacation filled with impressions, with new knowledge and stimulating encouragements.
With renewed strength you will be ready for everyday life.

Gulet vacation & Yoga travels

...are without any doubt among the most enticing ways to travel along the line where the Mediterranenan meets the Aegean Sea.
Enchanting bays with crystal clear water, immersed ancient cities, and bizarre rock-burial sites from old civilizations are just some of the impressions that make your day into a most colorful experience.
Sunny and blossoming islands are awaiting us, who are sailing on a Gulet yacht, there for us to explore and reconnoiter on our next shore leave.
The Gulet ship-building tradition reaches centuries back, and it’s a living handicraft.
Once developed for fishing and transport, the Gulet yacht today combines traditional craftsmanship with the demands of comfort that equals hotel-standards. Of course every cabin is a room with a view, and offers the romantic exclusivity of a “Blue Cruise”.

Life on board

tl_files/greenkaria/bildern/wanderzeichnungen/S_6.jpgThe crew (captain, chef, skipper) will do everything they can, to make your stay onboard into a memorable experience.
It’s easy to get to know each other in the small groups of your travel companions.
Soon enough, it’s guaranteed to be an easy-going, convivial atmosphere on board.
Furthermore there are numerous daytime activities to choose from.

More impressions (fotos & videos) here

For groups, clubs, associations, companies

It is possible to charter a complete Gulet yacht (full charter) for your family events, club celebrations, honeymoon tour, seminars or incentive trips.


If you wish to design and arrange your own special program, it is possible to book your own Gulet yacht for a group from 10 people.
We organize the Gulet yacht with it’s crew and your transport.
Our yachts can carry from 10 to 30 people onboard. Of course it’s a pleasurable possibility to have several boats, side by side, if this better corresponds to your needs.

Our yoga teachers and instructors


Yogacruising is exclusively collaborating with renowned teachers and instructors. Thus we can assure high teaching standards with experienced and well trained professionals in their specific field.

You will find more information about our yoga teachers and instructors, as well as the styles and disciplines taught, under the link “TRAVEL CALENDER” in the main menu.

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Our Seminar and Learning Centers

Resort s Yoga Villages
Where the Mediterranean meets the Aegean Sea: Our Greenkaria project
Surrounded by wide mountain ranges, some wild and some with almond, olive, fig tree plantations, the archaeological site of the ancient city of Knidos, numerous historic remains scattered in a landscape offering small bays, straits, narrows and creeks. This beauty of nature immediately accessible with our remarkable programs for groups or individual bookings.

What we offer

* A seminar centre for yoga-teachers and yoga-studios / bringing their own groups
* Yoga travels on land
* Guided hiking tours on the Datça peninsula and all along coastal Caria
* Yoga and hiking weeks
* Cooking classes / traditional turkish cuisine
* Wellness retreats
* Hiking with donkeys
* Olive harvesting programs (November through February)
* Almond blossom immersions (mid-January till end of February)
* The handicraft of natural silk production
* Wild orchid allurements on your hiking tours
* Accommodation ( in resorts, hotels, rooming-houses, traditional konak residences, village mansions, etc.)

Please contact us, to find out more about how you can organize your retreat, in and around our Seminar and Learning Centre.

İbrahim Öztop & Yogacruising Team
Tel:+90 532 404 5 444
Fax:+90 252 71 29 750