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Ashaka Retreat Pension


Excellent 5/5 Score from 1 review

107 years old island mansion

B&B | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Rooms are rented separately and our price is for one room / two person.

" ASK " (Turkish word for LOVE) derives from the Arabic word ashaka which means climbing ivy, suggesting love by its embracing movement.

Situated in the biggest of the Princes's Islands in Istanbul,

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 almost-non-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 metropolis and so far by the feeling it gives is really wonderful.

Amenities :

maximum 15 beds capacity.

possibility of extra 10 persons in individual tents during summer.

Rooms for 2, 3 and 4 persons, 5 bath-rooms.

Free Wi-Fi connection.

14 M to 6 M swimming pool from June to October.

less or more 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, perma-culture, philosophy, literature and many more different kind of workshops.

we can organize recreational week-ends for company training ( we can provide good and healthy food, yoga training, tai-chi training, Pilates training and more if desired during your companies special training ).

You can also rent a room just for a week-end, holiday or during the week, as you wish :)

Size Sleeps up to 2, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach 1 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Sea view
General Central heating, Wi-Fi available
Standard Hair dryer
Utilities Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (14), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 16
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ

The Marmara Sea region

Buyukada (Prinkipo) is the biggest island of Prince's Islands - Istanbul.

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The quiet ambiance of a century ago is preserved today as no private motor vehicles are allowed on any of the islands. Everyone walks, or rides bicycles, or takes horse-drawn carriages (fayton).

On your first visit go to Buyukada, the most interesting island, where you can take an island tour by horse-drawn carriage, or rent a bike and tour the island yourself, and have lunch or dinner, and sip drinks, and even perhaps have a swim at one of the tiny beaches.

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2 Aug 2014


"Relaxed, relaxing and beautifully located, with kind and helpful hosts"

We had a wonderful, restful break at this lovely place. The island itself is extraordinarily peaceful thanks to the absence of the internal combustion engine, and a sense of glorious languor hangs ove… More

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Calendar last updated:25 Jul 2014

Based in Turkey

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian