Feel the magic of the ex-Byzantium and Ottoman Empire with our 7-day, comprehensive Turkish Adventure Retreat, which start and end in the Istanbul. Travel to the unforgettable attractions of the metropolitan heart of Turkey and marvel at Hagia Sophia, pray in the Blue Mosque, see the enchanting Topikapi Palace and re-experience the childhood fairy-tale fantasies on the Prince’s Island tour. On this memorable exploration, of one of the most historic Islamic countries, you will have the opportunity to relax in a 5* Hotel inclusive of trips, excursions, catering (breakfast and evening meals). You will tune into your female self during our holistic health care program, delivered especially for your feminine physiological, psychological, spiritual and emotional needs.

Curriculum

Day 1 – Istanbul, Turkey

Access our free airport shuttle and the warm welcome at the hotel, friendly introductions to each other, then get cosy in your room and prepare for the welcoming evening with the 1st workshop on Islamic History and your 1:1 therapy sessions. In the evening, we will satisfy our taste pallet with delicious Turkish cuisine served in the Hotel, as well as a Female Care Workshop.

Day 2 – Sultan Ahmed Square attractions

A bright and early start to embark on the day-long trip to the centre of Ottoman reminiscence. We will explore the Islamic historic surroundings of the Sultan Ahmed Square, including: the Hagia Sophia, Topikapi Palace and pray in the Blue Mosque. Finally, we will be coming back for the evening to the hotel and to enjoy the tradition Turkish cuisine in the Hotel buffet array style and recommence our 1:1 therapeutic sessions.

Day 3 – Intensive study day and Museum Excursions

You will experience more thrilling excursions into Islamic history through the inclusive use of a Museum Pass. Female Health tips and wisdom sharing will be continued with students of the Healer Package. At dinner time we will sample, once again, delicious Turkish food lovingly put together by the chef. We will also experience 1:1 sessions of holistic care treatments in the privacy of the hotel.

Day 4 –The Princesses Island Tour

We will begin our enhanced trip and look forward to the exploring of castles, palaces and excluded islands. On this excursion, you will view tranquil and deserted beaches, and have the opportunity to taste fresh air from the seat of a fantasy horse and carriage. The evening will be filled with holistic continuations of your 1:1 sessions with your therapist as well as Turkish cuisine indulgence in the hotel restaurant.

Day 5 – Breath, relax and embrace the Naturopathic training

Today we start anew with a jog, followed by a fresh and cooked breakfast. On this day we will bask in the local picturesque Turkish style local parks and reconnect with nature. The knowledge seekers will attend the last segment of the Female Care workshop and receive their graduation certificates. We will also pamper ourselves with 1:1 holistic sessions provided, and spend the evening in an atmosphere of spiritual love, Islamic reflections and sisterhood-bonding.

Day 6 – Explore Asia and Istanbul’s shops

We will have the chance to enjoy the Asian scenic side of Turkey, as well as shop for bargains at the famous Grand Bazar. Your senses will get lost by the captivating colours and aromas all in the background of a typical Mediterranean, laid back attitude. Our ferry trip will compel you into marvelling at the Bosporus river, traditional cottages and tempt you with Turkish-style tea and coffee. The Healer package students will join the farewell dinner after their special graduation ceremony.

Day 7 –Farewells

On our last day we will wake up early for a short jog and to indulge in the last organic Turkish breakfast, whilst we prepare ourselves for our onward journey home. It is goodbye for now but not your final farewell and remember – the retreat might be over, but your adventure doesn’t have to be. We hope you will join us for the next retreat coming soon!

Excursions

Our trips to Istanbul aim at re-establishing an Islamic identity and review your seance of wellbeing. The selection of attractions waved around Ottoman and Byzantine history will give our participants an unforgettable experience of reclaiming our roots. We will blend local orientalism of ancient, medieval and modern eras, with traditional stops at Asian districts or the Grand Bazaar. We will wallow in Turkish beverages and relaxation intervals, as well as our ambitious Islamic curriculum of visiting major attractions such as Hagia Irene, İstanbul Archaeological Museum, Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Harem and Hagia Sophia Museum, the Blue Mosque and Watch the day end by at the Sultan Ahmed Square and finally marvel at the spectacular Topkapı Palace. The Princess Island tour will awaken the child in you and charm you with the view of castles and royal mansions.

Therapies

The therapies will draw balance into your female cycle and encourage your body, mind and soul to arrive at the optimum equilibrium. The certified Female Course contains empirical and academic material pertaining to emotional health. This unique 10-hour long gift is run during your stay with us and is dedicated to all holistic knowledge seekers. You will revisit energo- magnetic connections to emotional wellbeing, dietary tips for a happier life, befriend herbal and flower essences, as well as travel deep into your female intuition. The course is designed to facilitate for you a higher awareness of the personal connection with emotions thorough combination of prayer, self-centeredness, oxygenation, nutrition, herbs and flower remedies.

Workshop

The therapies will draw balance into your female cycle and encourage your body, mind and soul to arrive at the optimum equilibrium. The certified Female Course contains empirical and academic material pertaining to emotional health. This unique 10-hour long gift is run during your stay with us and is dedicated to all holistic knowledge seekers. You will revisit energo- magnetic connections to emotional wellbeing, dietary tips for a happier life, befriend herbal and flower essences, as well as travel deep into your female intuition. The course is designed to facilitate for you a higher awareness of the personal connection with emotions thorough combination of prayer, self-centeredness, oxygenation, nutrition, herbs and flower remedies.

Accommodation

The Buyuk Hamit Hotel has non-alcohol policy and had been highly recommended by the Halal Booking website. The hotel architecture resembles the Ottomans times of glory with its rich rococo architectural decorations. The decoration and furnishing portrays an image of old imperial glory and will influence you to deeper reflections on your Muslim identity. Ottoman style combined with European modernity and comfort. A half board premium will open you to culinary adventures at breakfast and evening times. At the property guests will have free access to WiFi, en-suite bathroom, fridge, kettle, flat screen tele and personal wardrobes.

Catering

The Hotel offers fresh and traditionally prepared breakfasts, which consist of: cheese, sandwich meats, jams, honey, white bread, fruits, olives and tea or coffee to drink. The buffet style dinner menu will vary daily; there will be a choice of a typical Turkish dinner menu. The buffet menu often consists of karniyarik and hünkarbegendi: fried vegetables such as eggplant (aubergine) and peppers or potatoes served with yogurt or tomato sauce. You can also expect delicious Turkish specialities: pilav or Hamsili pilav (a dish with rice and anchovies), Börek (pies of flaky pastry stuffed with meat, cheese or potatoes). Turkish sweets are famous worldwide and many of these have milk as the basic ingredient such as sütlac, tavuk gögsü, kazandibi, helva, asure, but the best-known are baklava and kadayif pastries.

Packages

Explorer

£1100
  • Accommodation
  • Half Board
  • Transfers
  • Excursions: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Princess Island, the Grand Bazaar, Asian Side, Local Parks, Museum Pass
  • Islamic History lecture
  • Jogging
  • Infinity Museum Pass
  • Possibility of buying individual therapies
  • Bonus: 1 hour Islamic Counselling 1:1 Session
  • Bonus: 2 hours Healer Workshop

Wellness

£1200
  • Accommodation
  • Half Board
  • Transfers
  • Islamic History lecture
  • Islamic Counselling
  • Natural Medicine session
  • Full Body Massage
  • Facial
  • Hijama – dry and wet cupping
  • Jogging
  • Possibility of buying individual excursions
  • Bonus: Islamic Counselling 1:1 Session
  • Bonus: 2 hours Healer Workshop

Healer

£1500
  • Accommodation
  • Half Board
  • Transfers
  • Islamic History lecture
  • 10 hours certified The Female Care Course
  • Natural Medicine session
  • Full Body Massage
  • Facial
  • Jogging
  • Possibility of buying individual therapies
  • Bonus 1: Islamic Counselling 1:1 session-
  • Bonus 2: Infinity Museum Pass

Explorer

A week in Istanbul will satisfy you and enable you to feel the Islamic ground beneath your feet again! Let us take your breath away with one of the wonders of the world in Istanbul. The standard Explorer package includes half board dining (breakfast and dinner), accommodation, organised trips to the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Princess Island, the Grand Bazaar, Asian Side, Local Parks, Museum Pass and sport – group jogging with Bonus Islamic Counselling 1:1, 2 hours Female Care workshop and 1 hour Islamic history lecture.

Wellness

While you are indulging in the tranquillity of the hotel, you might as well embark on a self-discovery journey with us. You will have uninterrupted access to holistic sessions, whereby your self-care plan will be explored from the Islamic psycho-therapeutic tradition on 1:1 counselling and hijama session. The full body massage and aromatherapy facial treatment will evoke your inner celestial being during your stay with Nisaa Retreats. You will also receive a fully comprehensive package of a naturopathic session with individualised attention to your dietary plan, medical history and development of emotional and spiritual life transitions. Finally, do not forget the unlimited access to the Islamic History lecture and the Infinity Museum Pass to use at your convenience and an extravaganza with group jogging, local parks and forest trekking in the Istanbul.

Healer

The joy of residing in an enclosed hotel in the company of like-minded sisters is only one of the attractions with Nisaa Retreats. Seek the knowledge in what matters the most – in your wellbeing and give yourself a gift of the lifelong study qualification. We will guide you through thought provoking health paradigms and enable shifting your current knowledge. You will revisit traditional tales on health, befriend herbal and flower essences, as well as travel deep into your female intuition. You will also get in-tuned with your emotional and intuitive side. As a part of your Islamic heritage care we will also introduce to you Ottoman history facts and a free gift of the Infinity Museum Pass in Istanbul. After the trekking and jogging sessions, your muscles will sink into aromatherapy and skilled hands of experienced masseuses. The indulgence does not stop just there as you’re invited to 1:1 Islamic counselling and naturopathic session.

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