Frequently Asked Questions
Can i come if i don`t do yoga?
Yes, all yoga is optional. Many couples come and only one is interested in yoga and many guests just need to relax and catch up on sleep. We welcome everyone who is looking for some peace and quiet.
Are children welcome?
The retreat is adult only (18+) but 15+ year old`s are welcome, as long as they are sharing a room with their guardian.
Can you smoke at the retreat?
The entire retreat is strictly non-smoking, inside and outside. You will be asked to leave if you persistently smoke on the retreat.
Is alcohol served on the retreat?
Complimentary Turkish wine and beer is served with the three course evening meal.
Are you on social media?
Yes we are on instagram and face book. We post every single week.
Are hairdryers provided?
Some rooms have a hairdryer, please ask when booking, thank-you.
Which plug adapter is required?
Round two pin plug.
Is there a safe?
There are no safes in the guest rooms; it is advisable not to bring too many valuables.
Does the holiday include flights?
No. Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Easyjet and Ryanair all fly direct; frequently from April to October.
Which airport services the retreat?
Dalaman all year round. Out of season, one stop in Istanbul.
How long is the airport transfer time?
Does the holiday include airport transfer?
Yes for stays, 5 nights or more on an inclusive package. We provided a private luxury transfer from DALAMAN airport. We do not include the return transfer.
How much is a taxi between Dalaman and Palace Gökbel?
Approximately 170 Turkish Lira.
Can you swim in the pool?
The rose pool is a 28m long natural, chemical free pool, which is lovely to swim in from March to November, the rest of the year it is pretty chilly!
How far away is the beach?
Iztuzu beach is five kilometres away from the retreat and takes anywhere between 45 and 90 minutes to walk to, it is a nice down hill stroll but you might want to catch the bus or a lift back, as it is all up hill.
Are there any excursions included in my holiday?
For guests staying 7 days plus, we offer two excursions during your stay.
Do you supply Yoga Mats?
we do have some yoga mats but it is best to bring your own.
Which are the best months to visit your area and Palace Gokbel?
March to November are the best months to visit. December to February are classed as rainy season and the weather can be very unpredictable. The hottest months are June, July, August. Summer season is May to September.