Sangha by Octave, Suzhou, China


Creating a mindful space and immersive retreat for the wellbeing, Sangha by Octave is a sprawling holistic wellness sanctuary located in Suzhou, China. Known as the “Venice of the East” with its intertwining canals through its storied streets. The resort, inspired by Taoism and Confucianism, is nestled on 46 acres along the shores of the serene Yangcheng Lake adjacent to the Chongyuan Temple. Combining Chinese and Western approaches, Sangha by Octave aims to connect guests with nature and find the harmonious unity between one’s inner self and its surrounding environment by weaving Octave’s philosophies. These include personal mind-body assessments at the AT One Clinic, culinary and wellness programs, guided meditation, spa, yoga, plus a family learning center, community space and Quantum Leadership Retreats. Immerse yourself on a journey to holistic wellbeing.


Sangha by Octave is more than just a wellness retreat but a community for holistic healing. Designed by Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown of Brooklyn-based architect firm Tsao and McKown, it boasts three types of accommodations ranging from: At One, The Village and Sangha Homes. Guests seeking a wellness retreat will stay at At One, where the team will provide guests with a body-mind assessment and evaluation. The Village is Sangha’s Interactive Learning Community Area and event space which aims to provide a comprehensively versatile community space for purposeful learning and living. While Sangha Homes comprises of 108 lakeside villas for those looking to have a permanent residence.


•AT ONE Clinic
•Meditation dome
•Movement rooms
•Family Learning Center
•Health clinic
•Hydrotherapy circuit
•Central Air conditioning (individually controlled)
•Complimentary WiFi
•Community Farm
•Fully-equipped Fitness Center
•Indoor Pool at the Wellness Clinic
•In-room television
•Minibar with complimentary bottled water, tea and coffee
•Restaurant serving nutritional cuisine approved by doctors
•World-class Spa featuring a banya, infrared sauna, hammam and steam room


•Community and Family learning
•HIIT (high-intensity interval training) classes
Hydrotherapy Circuit
•Guided Meditations
•Kniepp Walking
•Life Coaching
•Signature Spa treatments
•Sound healing courses
•Tailored mind-body assessments, wellness programs


Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)

Sangha by Octave is an hour drive from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA). Alternatively, fly into Shanghai Pudong International Airport, just under two hours away by car. The Suzhou Industrial Park is the closest station, just a 20-minute drive from the hotel with China Railway services connecting to the city of Suzhou.

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