Turkey Retreat 2017

Course Overview
Day trip to Istanbul
Cancellation Policy


We are pleased to announce our next retreat will take place in Turkey in the beautiful city Sakarya, join us to embark on this spiritual journey under the guidance of Shaykh Samir al-Nass. Very Limited spaces, families welcome.



We aim to provide access to obligatory sacred knowledge and an introduction to additional religious sciences to English speaking Muslims who have limited access to teachers. This will be provided by teachers from the orthodox way of Islam.


Our aim:

*Inspire love for Allah, His Messenger (peace be upon him) and the Religion

*Motivate students to live according to the Sunnah

*Equip students with knowledge of the central elements of the Religion

*Inspire students to take up further studies with authentic traditional Scholars


3 Programmes: 1: Adults, 2: Kids (6-11), 3. Creche (3-6) (detailed itinerary will be emailed upon registration)


A day trip to Istanbul.



Shaykh Samir al-Nass (Click here for biography)

Ustadh Tanweer Hussain (Click here for biography)

Ustadh Haroon Hanif (Click here for biography)




Ihlas Kuzuluk Termal Otel


Based in Turkey’s largest timeshare complex: Kuzuluk; which is famous for the nature of the Akyazı district of Sakarya and thermal water. The hotel offers nice clean rooms, room service, safety deposit box, wireless internet, laundry, dry cleaning, children’s play room, a souvenir shop, a hairdresser’s salon, a children’s outdoor playground and a sports field.

Our thermal & health unit consists of 3 thermal private bathrooms, a sauna and a massage room.

Our private thermal pools with turkish baths, where you can benefit from our thermal water, which is the healing resource for many illnesses, consist of a private pool, relaxation area, shower and wc which you can only enter with your family. Sauna, which is necessary for a healthy life, also consists of a special area that you can use with your family. You will feel much more upbeat with the classical massage session that our masseur provides. Segregated swimming pool and spa opposite the hotel.

Day trip to Istanbul

The Old City of Istanbul (Sultanahmet) is the oldest part of Istanbul, and the location of most of its historical sights. Attractions include: Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque.



Early bird discount valid until 15/06/2017

Adults (12 and over) £495 (Based on double & triple rooms)

Children (age 3 – 11) £450

Infant (2 & under) £100


16/06/2017 – onwards

Adults (12 and over) £570

Children (age 3 – 11) £525

Infant (2 & under) £175


What’s included


*Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

*Turkey Airport Transfers (Providing you book the flight mentioned below)

*Daily educational circles


Optional Extras

Kid’s Programme £95 per child

Creche £95 per child

Day trip to Istanbul £50 per person (Includes travel and ticket to Topkapi Palace)



Option 1: We book your flight, including 23kg checked in luggage, flight itinerary below.

Adult (aged 12 or over)  £295

Child (aged 2-11) £290

Infant (Under 2) £72


Option 2: You have the option of booking your own flights.




***Passports to be valid for 6 months or more at time of departure***

***Turkish visa required***


Heathrow (London) – Ataturk (Istanbul) – Wednesday 02 August 2017 

Departs 07:00               02 Aug Carrier British Airways
Arrives 12:55               02 Aug Cabin Euro Traveller
Flight BA0678

Ataturk (Istanbul) – Heathrow (London) – Thursday 10 August 2017 

Departs 13:50                10 Aug Carrier British Airways
Arrives 16:05                10 Aug Cabin Euro Traveller
Flight BA0679



We require the following deposit per person upon booking. Payment can be made via bank transfer, details will be sent in the registration confirmation email.


Without Flight £150

With Flight £225



The course fee is for the booking service we provide therefore it is not refundable, although we may make some provisions. All requests for cancellation must be emailed to info@traditionalhalaqa.org