Summary

Weight-Loss & Fitness Holidays in Bodrum, Turkey

Join us for a weight loss & fitness holiday in Bodrum, on Turkey’s sunny Aegean coast. At our centre in Bodrum, you can enjoy an intensive, focused and fun weight-loss and fitness holiday, far away from the stresses and distractions of everyday life, but just a short hop from many European and Middle Eastern airports.

Our weight loss and fitness holidays in Bodrum combine medical, dietary and psychological consultations with an invigorating training schedule, nutritious meals and a fabulous location where year-round sunshine is (almost) guaranteed!

Whilst the primary focus is to get into shape and to establish an effective long-term fitness and weight-control routine, we always remember that this is your holiday too. Our weight-loss and fitness holidays in Bodrum are based in a luxury hotel with spa facilities and a private beach – the perfect environment to enjoy the superb climate of Turkey and make a serious start on achieving your weight loss and fitness goals.

The 4-star accommodation and fantastic training and spa facilities are combined with a challenging and fun programme, led by experienced and qualified medical staff and trainers who aim to ensure that you not only achieve your weight loss and fitness goals, but have a great time too!

Your weight loss and fitness holiday in Bodrum will help you to achieve a healthier, more active lifestyle; one that you can stick with when you get home.

Our weight loss and fitness holidays in Bodrum are suitable for anyone of any standard of fitness. Whatever your goals, a holiday in Bodrum will help you to achieve them and to maintain your improvements.

Location

Weight Loss and Fitness Holidays in Bodrum – Location & Travel

Our weight loss and fitness holidays in Bodrum are based right on the coast at Turgutreis – less than an hour from Milas-Bodrum airport.

Turgutreis is the second-largest town on the Bodrum peninsula. It is a charming coastal resort, backed by green mountains and surrounded by the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean. It is the perfect environment for a weight loss and fitness holiday.

There are cheap flights to Bodrum from many European and Middle-Eastern cities. Please check www.skyscanner.net for flights.

Transfers to and from Bodrum airport are not included in the price of this holiday.  Private transfers can be arranged for €60, each way.

Accommodation

Weight Loss and Fitness Holidays in Bodrum – Accommodation & Facilities

Sundance Suites Hotel

Your home during your weight loss and fitness holiday in Bodrum is the lovely 4-star Sundance Suites Hotel.  All rooms are doubles or twins with private en-suite facilities.  There is no compulsory sharing; you only share with a friend or partner.

Sundance Suites Hotel is set right on the beach at Turgutreis, with a private beach and spectacular views at sunset. The suites are all equipped with free internet-ADSL access, satellite TV, safety deposit boxes and independent air conditioning. For guests seeking those extra-special touches, upgrades are available at a supplement.

During your weight loss and fitness holiday, all meals are taken in the hotel restaurant, where the chefs produce a specially-prepared menu, tailored to support your fitness and weight-loss goals. The menu uses locally-produced fresh foods whenever possible and is produced under the direction of our dieticians.

Sundance Suites Hotel is equipped with a state-of-the-art fitness centre and spa, with an indoor pool, sauna, steam room, hamam / turkish bath and aqua therapy units. An extensive range of massages are offered, including sports, far eastern and stone therapy massages.

The hotel also has a lovely garden with 2 semi-olympic pools, a “Relax – In” pool and a kids’ pool, as well a private beach, with changing cabins, showers, sunbeds and parasols.

Programme

Weight Loss and Fitness Holidays in Bodrum – Programme

The programme for the weight loss and fitness holidays at our centre in Bodrum  includes individual medical, dietary, psychological and fitness consultations, as well as a range of classes and activities. At the end of your break, you will not only leave fitter and stronger, but also refreshed and feeling great about yourself and your new, healthier future.

Our weight loss and fitness holidays in Bodrum are suitable for anyone of any standard of fitness. Whatever your goals, a holiday in Bodrum will help you to achieve them and to maintain your improvements.

All of the programmed activities are done either privately (one-to-one) or in small groups. The schedule consists of:

  • Private consultation with one of our nurses. The nurse will take you through the health and lifestyle questionnaire, measure your vital signs, metabolic rate and body composition. The nurse will then set up your appointments with our specialists.
  • Private consultation with our doctor. The doctor will review your medical background and make a physical assessment. Taking into consideration important factors with regards to weight loss, such as hormones, microbiota, intestinal permeability and food sensitivities, the doctor will plan the next steps in your program.
  • Private consultation with our Registered Dietitian. Our RD will analyze your body composition, make a detailed eating habits and lifestyle assessment, and prepare a dietary plan according to your nutritional needs and food preferences.
  • Private consultation with our psychologist. Our Psychologist will work with you on life management skills, mindful eating and motivation, in order to help you to better manage your eating habits and general wellness.
  • Personal fitness consultation with our exercise instructors. A fitness instructor will perform a musculoskeletal assessment, determine your aerobic fitness level and prepare a personal fitness plan.
  • Group talks. Our specialists will share their knowledge and experience through interactive, open-ended discussions, on topics such as optimum health, the science of weight management, mindful eating, healthy food choices, sleep health and longevity.
  • Exercise classes. You will have the chance (but, not be obliged) to participate in a range of exercise classes and activities, usually including: yoga, qigong, swimming, functional training, aquagym, pilates and nature walks.

Optional activities that are usually available on this weight loss and fitness holiday include consultations, tests and classes, such as:

  • Stopping smoking.
  • Sleep health.
  • Stress management.
  • Building better relationships.
  • Hypnotherapy.
  • Pulmonary function.
  • Heart health.
  • Blood screening.
  • Nutrition for sports performance.
  • Healthy cooking classes.

A “typical day” consists of:

  • 0730: Yoga.
  • 0900: Breakfast.
  • 0930: Coastal walk then table tennis.
  • 1300: Lunch.
  • 1500: AquaRunning.
  • 1700: Functional training.
  • 1900: Dinner.
  • 2000: Yoga & meditation.

What's Included

Weight Loss and Fitness Holidays in Bodrum – Services Included

The weight loss and fitness holiday in Bodrum is an “all-inclusive” holiday, which includes the following:

  • Accommodation in a private en-suite room at the 4-star Sundance Suites Hotel – Absolutely no sharing unless you want to!
  • All meals.
  • All linens and towels, including gym/pool towels.
  • Health assessments on arrival and departure (interim assessments during longer stays).
  • A personal fitness assessment on arrival.
  • All fitness training activities, including yoga, qigong, swimming, functional training, aquagym, pilates and nature walks.
  • Use of all of the hotel’s sporting and leisure facilities, including the indoor and outdoor (in summer) pools, the fitness suite  and the luxury spa – all day, every day.
  • All equipment (except personal items).
  • Exercise routines to take away at the end of the course.
  • A detailed health and fitness report.

The following optional services are also available, by prior request:

  • Airport transfers. (Private transfers cost 60€, each way.)
  • Stop smoking sessions.
  • Sleep health sessions.
  • Stress management counselling.
  • Building better relationships counselling.
  • A range of hypnotherapy sessions.
  • Pulmonary function tests.
  • Heart health tests (ECG).
  • Blood screening tests.
  • Nutrition for sports performance.
  • Healthy cooking classes.
  • Private yoga classes.
  • Sport and relaxing massages.
  • Facials, manicures, pedicures & hairdressing.

Dates & Prices

Weight Loss and Fitness Holidays in Bodrum – Dates & Prices

Our weight loss and fitness holidays in Bodrum are fantastic value. The “All Inclusive” programme can be booked for any duration of 7 nights or more – right up to 8 weeks. Arrival is always on a Sunday, but departure can be on any day, after the first full week.

The holidays include all accommodation, meals, activities and most equipment, usually from lunchtime on your day of arrival, through to breakfast on the day of your departure.

  • The following examples of prices are based on 1 person in a private room and 2 people travelling together and sharing a twin or double room.

    Weeks1 Person in Twin Room for Single Use2 People in Twin or Double Room (Per Person)*
    1€1350€1100
    2€2700€2200
    3€4050€3300
    4€5400€4400
    5€6750€5500

    *Sharing is only an option if you travel with a friend or partner. If you would like to share with another solo traveller, please ask about our “Fitness Friends” list.

    Contact us now with your requirements for your weight-loss & fitness holiday in Bodrum.

Team

Weight Loss and Fitness Holidays in Bodrum – Team

The team in Bodrum is made up of a group of experienced professionals who are dedicated to helping you to achieve your weight loss and fitness goals – and to making sure that you have a great holiday!

Halil Ertürk, MD, IM

Fitness & Weight-Loss Holidays in Bodrum - Dr. Halil Erturk MerhabaDr Halil Ertürk graduated from Gülhane Military Medical Academy in Ankara and served as a doctor with the Turkish Navy. On leaving the military, he continued his practice as a civilian doctor in various health care clinics and hospitals, notably Acıbadem Bodrum Hospital and as medical program leader in at another wellness retreat in Kaplankaya.

Dr. Ertürk has over 10 years of experience in the field of internal medicine and has studied metabolic, cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal and autoimmune diseases. His interest in preventive and integrative medicine has lead him to develop a unique expertise in the science of weight loss, sleep health, smoking cessation and stress management.

Dr. Ertürk is a member of the Turkish Internal Medicine Association and Turkish Sleep Medicine Association. He provides treatments, lectures and guidance for our patients and guests.

Dilek Yörük
Psychologist

Fitness & Weight-Loss Holidays in Bodrum - Dr. Dilek YörükDilek studied psychology in Middle East Technical University, Ankara and obtained her masters degree at Ankara University School of Medicine. She has trained training in psychotherapy, hypnosis, psychodrama, substance addiction and neuropsychological assessments.

Dilek practiced as a clinical psychologist in Ayvalık State, Afyon Kocatepe University, Aegean University, and Acıbadem Hospitals, before being appointed as the director of Research and Application Center for Juvenile Studies in Aydın Adnan Menderes University. She has also worked extensively in couples therapy at Istanbul Marriage Therapies Institute.

Büşra Pehlivan, RD.
Nutritionist

Fitness & Weight-Loss Holidays in Bodrum - Büşra Pehlivan, RDBorn in Yalova, Turkey, Büşra completed Haliç University Nutrition and Dietetics Faculty on full scholarship and with honors. She studied English language in the UK and has also studied dietary customs on an Erasmus programme in Romania.

Büşra has interned in various hospitals and clinics in Turkey, including Istanbul University and Liv Hospitals. She has focused her studies on weight control, sports nutrition, nutrition for chronic diseases, child and adolescent nutrition, nutrition during pregnancy and breastfeeding, nutrition through menopause and eating disorders. She has attended several international congresses and workshops on these subjects.

Hakan Onum
Internal Arts Specialist
Qigong, Tai Chi & Zen Shiatsu Instructor

Fitness & Weight-Loss Holidays in Bodrum - Hakan OnumA graduate of German High School in Istanbul, Hakan Onum studied Industrial Engineering in Istanbul Technical University, before switching his studies to quantum physics, chaos theory, new biology, green thinking, deep ecology, biocentrism and other areas focused on the holistic paradigm of life.

Hakan then extended his knowledge base to include Chinese Cosmology, Chinese arts for physical and spiritual development, and to the long established spiritual traditions of Shamanism, Vedism, Daoism, Buddhism and the Native American customs. He has studied with instructors from around the globe.

Hakan currently instructs on qigong systems, Taiji Quan (Tai chi) and Zen Shiatsu as complementary therapy to medical treatments, for prophylaxis and physical-spiritual progress. He is one of the founders of INTERNA, a platform for promoting of internal arts like qigong, taiji quan, etc. in Turkey .

Hakan’s book about qigong “EJDERİ UYANDIRMAK, Çigong, Bir Canlılık Bilimi (AWAKENING THE DRAGON, Qigong, a Science of Vitality)” was published in October 2004.

Akay Taşkıran
Kundalini Yoga Trainer

Fitness & Weight-Loss Holidays in Bodrum - Akay TaşkıranAkay was born in İstanbul. She changed the course of her highly disciplined, academics-centered life by attending the Fine Arts Faculty of Marmara University, Department of Painting. After working briefly in the corporate world, she found herself involved in the field of personal growth and cultivated her knowledge in this field with workshops and courses on Reiki, Deeksha, Quantum, Shamanism, Sufism and Yoga.

Akay trained with the AAA Ajai Alai Awakening International Kundalini Yoga & Numeroloji School to become a Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Teacher. She has travelled to Rishikesh, India (the Yoga Capital of the world) to continue her training and now studies with AAA Ajai Alai Awakening International Kundalini Yoga & Numeroloji School in Austria.

Aynur Alkan
Yoga Instructor

Fitness & Weight-Loss Holidays in Bodrum - Aynur AlkanBorn in Bulgaria and raised in Turkey, Aynur enjoyed a long and successful career at Turkish Airlines, before discovering yoga in 2012.

She was captivated by a desire to share the physical and spiritual benefits of this ancient eastern art, so re-trained as a yoga instructor and therapist.

Aynur has also trained in meditation, hypnosis, NLP, personal growth and life coaching.

Gökhan Topcu
Healthy Living Coach, Personal Trainer

Fitness & Weight-Loss Holidays in Bodrum - Gokhan TopcuGökhan is a former high school wrestling champion who has been working passionately to maximize his clients physical and mental health for over 12 years.

Gökhan gained his bachelor’s degree from Marmara University Sports Sciences Faculty and is certified as a Pilates and Reformer Trainer, Kickboxing Trainer,  NLP Practitioner, Healthy Life Coach and in Pedagogical Formation.

Gökhan’s philosophy is summarised as: MOVE BETTER | FEEL BETTER | FUNCTION BETTER.

His Neuro-Functional training provides personalized programs for people of all ages and all fitness levels. It is designed to manage performance and reduce problems, whilst integrating the principles of fast fat burning and firming exercise.

Benhür Öncel
Wellness Coach, AquaRunning Trainer

Fitness & Weight-Loss Holidays in Bodrum - Benhur OncelBenhür is a native of Bodrum and her love of all things to do with sport and fitness started at a very young age. She graduated in Business Administration and worked in the banking field as a Private Banking Manager for many years. However, she never lost her love of sport and qualified for her coaching  certificate with the Turkish Athletics Federation.

Benhür continued her studies and qualified as a Wellness Coach and an  AquaRunning Trainer (with the British Swimming Teachers Association). She is a passionate advocate of the benefits of AquaRunning for people of all ages and physical backgrounds, and works tirelessly to raise the profile of AquaRunning in Turkey.

Ayşe Özge Öncel Topçu
Program Coordinator

Fitness & Weight-Loss Holidays in Bodrum - Ayşe Özge Öncel TopçuAlthough born in Istanbul, Ayşe has lived most of her adult life abroad. She obtained her degree in Nursing in California, USA. Since then, she has worked in Acibadem Bodrum Hospital as a staff nurse and as clinic nurse and program coordinator at a wellness resort at Kaplankaya.


Ezgi Özbalcı
Guest Relations

Fitness & Weight-Loss Holidays in Bodrum - Ezgi ÖzbalcıEzgi studied Real Estate Management and Labor Management in Uludağ University and has experience as assistant project manager and in sales. She has also worked as an investment advisor in a private insurance company.

Ezgi started working in Acıbadem Bodrum in 2015, as an admissions administrator. It was there that her path crossed with the other members of our team. Ezgi is now the smiling face that greets and guides our guests!


Kadriye Macit
Clinic Nurse

Fitness & Weight-Loss Holidays in Bodrum - Kadriye MacitKadriye was born in Balıkesir, Turkey. She completed her nursing training in Gönen Anadolu Health High school and has worked Acıbadem Bodrum Hospital as a staff nurse.

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