Kamalaya, Thailand


Overview

Kamalaya, Koh Samui is a multi-award-winning Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa ideally located amid a tropical landscape on the southern coastline of Koh Samui, Thailand. With lush tropical vegetation, ancient boulders, cascading streams, and 1.5 miles of idyllic private beach, Kamalaya’s natural setting is an integral part of each guest’s experience. Centred around a monk's cave that once served Buddhist monks as a place of meditation and spiritual retreat, Kamalaya's essence is expressed in its name, 'Lotus (kamal) Realm (alaya)', an ancient symbol for the growth and unfolding of the human spirit.

There are over 60 certified wellness professionals at Kamalaya, including naturopaths, doctors of Chinese medicine, western medical doctors, registered nurses, nutritionists, life transformation experts, Ayurvedic and Thai therapists, fitness specialists and yoga, meditation and pranayama teachers. The Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa integrates ancient and contemporary holistic medicine and healing traditions from east and west with a menu of over 70 services. Guests can embark on an individual wellness programme, choose à la carte services or supplement a programme with extra à la carte treatments. Wellness programs include Healthy Lifestyle: Ideal Weight, Optimal Fitness and Sleep Enhancement; Detoxification: Introduction to Detox, Basic and Comprehensive Detox & Rejuvenation; Stress & Burnout: Relax & Renew, Asian Bliss, Basic and Comprehensive Balance & Revitalise; Yoga: Personal Yoga Synergy.

At Kamalaya, the cuisine is an integral component of the holistic wellness concept. The menus reflect Kamalaya’s philosophy of healthy living and the celebration of different cultures, featuring fresh and healthy dishes with enough sumptuous twist to satisfy the most discerning palates.

Accommodations

Kamalaya’s rooms and villas are situated amidst ancient, granite boulders, streams and tropical vegetation, with existing rocks and trees as defining elements for many of the structures. All rooms include air-conditioning, CD/stereo system; yoga mat; refrigerator; telephone; iPod dock; beverages, fruit and snacks, and Wi-Fi is available at an additional cost. Rooms do not include televisions and DVD players, however these can be requested.

There are 75 rooms in total, all immersed in the beauty of nature and styled with elegant interiors and modern comforts.
• 8 Hillside
• 10 Hillside Garden View
• 6 Hillside Sea View
• 10 Suites Sea View
• 20 Villas Sea View
• 13 Superior Suites Sea View
• 1 Superior Garden Pool Suite Sea View
• 1 Rock Top Villa (Two-bedrooms, Multi-floor)
• 1 Pool Villa
• 1 Beach Front Villa
• 2 Superior Penthouse Pool Suites Sea View (One-or-two bedrooms)
• 1 Beachfront Pool Villa (One-bedroom)
• 1 Beachfront Pool Villa (Two- bedrooms)

Amenities

• Soma Restaurant, Amrita Café, and the Alchemy Tea Lounge, all offer refreshment in open-style interior settings with breathtaking views.
• Within the wellness sanctuary & spa:
• 7 BIA and general consultation rooms
• 7 TCM rooms (consultations and treatments)
• 2 Ayurvedic rooms for Shirodhara
• 1 Thyroid assessment room
• 4-foot massage stations (manicure and pedicures)
• 25 General treatment rooms: 16 single rooms and 9 double rooms for consultations and treatments
• 3 Colonic rooms
• 4 Plunge pools, 2 steam caverns
• 3 Far infrared saunas
• 1 Yoga Sala: 10 persons capacity
• 1 Yoga Pavilion: 30 persons capacity
• Shakti Fitness Centre and 25m Lap Pool
• Kamala Boutique
• Art Gallery
• 24-hour Library and TV Lounge with internet facilities.
• Swimming - Two ocean-view swimming pools; a lap pool and a leisure pool

Activities

Each week there is a different schedule of group holistic activities at Kamalaya. Daily activities include yoga, tai chi, Qi gong, pranayama, meditation, Pilates, fitball and beach power walk. Most activities are complimentary for all guests, whether on a program or not. However, there is a supplement for some activities such as the cooking class and the temple tour.

Location

NEAREST AIRPORT:
Bangkok (BKK), Hong Kong (HKG), Singapore (SIN) and Phuket (HKT)

Kamalaya is just 45-minutes by car from Koh Samui Airport, which has direct flights from Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore and Phuket.

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