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“One of The Best Turkish Holidays”
The Times January 2015

“One of the Top Ten Turkish experiences”
The Independent Traveller 2013

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Turkish Painting Holidays are different
and a picture paints a thousand words…

Thank you all for these lovely shots of your Turkish Painting Holiday!

Small Groups

The art groups are small so the tuition can be tailored to your individual needs, we cater for all levels and all mediums, and there is no need to worry about bringing all your own materials, they are all included in the cost of the holiday too!

The location is unique and the ambience truly special. Come alone and make new friends, or bring your partner or a friend, non-painters are very welcome, call us now for more details, we are always delighted to chat.

250 Year Old Home

Join Eljay and the team at our 250 year-old village house set in its secluded garden retreat only moments from the clear blue Aegean Sea. Secluded yet within easy reach of all you need.

You will discover bustling markets, harbour cafes, hidden ancient ruins and tucked away villages where life appears to have stood still for centuries. Our delicious home cooked regional food and wines served daily, will complete your Turkish experience.

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A Day in Stratonikeia, the perfect ruin.

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Welcome To Our New Drop-in Painting Class

DROP IN PAINTING CLASS We are now offering drop in classes for anyone who wants to come from the Bodrum area or even further away in Turkey. We can take single people or a [...]