Leave the stress of modern life behind and regain a sense of equilibrium at this sanctuary of tranquillity in Andalucia. Bringing the knowledge and feel of an Asian spa resort to southern Spain, Shanti-Som Wellness has an intimate, friendly feel with only 14 rooms ensuring each and every guest gets the care and attention that they need.
It has been carefully constructed, respecting and incorporating local materials as well as following the guidelines of Feng-Shui. With thatched roofs, marble floors and natural Iroko wood structuring, you certainly won’t feel like you’re in Spain. Water fountains are abundant, accompanied by little nestling Buddha’s in every corner. With an ecologically friendly mantra and understated yet elegant ambience, rooms embrace a simple décor with hand painted images of blossom trees and beautiful beamed ceilings.
Fitness and weight-loss certainly have to be the strongpoints of Shanti-Som, with a variety of different classes and sessions on offer in the likes of yoga, Pilates and personal training ensuring that people of all abilities are catered to. The spa is equally fantastic, and there’s an excellent range of treatments on offer from traditional pampering to holistic healing. Your wellness is of the upmost priority at Shanti-Som, and a stay here is sure to be a rewarding experience.
There are just 14 rooms and suites availbale at Shanti-Som; 12 premium rooms and 2 Junior Suites. All rooms are tastefully decorated in a beautiful fusion of Eastern and Western designs, fabrics and finishes that create an ambience of understated luxury.
Inspired by ancient Eastern knowledge, the spa menu includes treatments such as plant body wraps, specialised anti-cellulite massages and a wonderfully relaxing Oriental hand and foot therapy. A range of healing treatments aiming to address problems arising from stress and anxiety are also available. Yoga, detox and weight-loss retreats are amongst the ones offered.
Massage Therapy at Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat
- One Hour Massage
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Hot Stones Massage
- Fusion Massage
- Eastern Slimming Massage
- Aromatherapy Massage
- Mother-to-be Massage
- Indian Head Massage
Holistic Health at Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat
- Spa Ritual – 2 hours 30 minutes
- Absolute Mother-To-Be Ritual – 2 hours 30 minutes
- Complete Balance & Harmony – 3 hours
Facial Therapy at Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat
- Beaute Neuve Facial: Renew your Skin
- Liftsome Facial – for a special occasion
- Trés Homme Hydradermie for Men
- Aromatic Facial by Guinot
Basic Facial Cleansing with Extractions
- Hydradermie Facial: Deep Cleansing
- Hydradermie Plus: Revitalize your Skin
- Hydradermie Lift Express
- Hydradermie Eye Lift
- Hydradermie Lift Lux Age Logic Facial
Beauty Therapy at Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat
- Oriental Hand Therapy
- Oriental Foot Therapy
- Spa Manicure
- Spa Pedicure
- Full Day Spa
- Half Day Spa
Bodywork at Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat
- Body Scrub
- Plant Body Wrap
- Liquid Sea Weed Wrap
- Rubber Musk Wrap
Aromatic Corps Esbeltz Anti-Cellulite by Guinot
- Complete Spa Detox
- Inner Peace - 2hours 30 minutes
Mind & Spirit at Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat
- Chakra Balancing
- Meditation and Aromatherapy - using the many different tools available
- Re-Connective Healing
- Tibetan Bowls
Fitness at Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat
- Day Yoga
The Samsara restaurant at the Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat and Spa is the perfect location for a healthy breakfast following a morning Yoga classes, a relaxed lunch or tranquil dinner.
The restaurant opens into an Asian style, open sky, outdoor terrace, ideal for all times of the year and provides an atmosphere of ambience and peace. The Asian-Middle Eastern fusion menu is both delicious and nutritious and the dishes a perfect balance for all the senses. Where possible they use local, organic and seasonal produce along with spices from all over the world.
There are so many activities to be enjoyed at Shanti-Som, with Yoga being one of the definite strongpoints. Everything from Hatha, Ashtanga and Lyengar to Restorative and Jivamukti are on offer, with all levels catered for. Visiting gurus also hold weeklong workshops alongside all the daily classes to choose from.
However fear not if yoga is not your thing as there is plenty else to be done on the resort and in the nearby area. You might opt to head to the fitness centre for a workout or to the pool for a swim, otherwise venture beyond the resort’s walls and go for a hike or cycle ride. You can even find gold and horse riding located nearby if those are your preferred hobbies.
For those seeking a little more relaxation the beautiful beaches of Marbella can be found just a short drive away.
- Wi-Fi in communal areas
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Wellness Centre
- Car hire
- 24-hour front desk
- Tour desk
- Concierge service
- Shared lounge/TV area
- Dry cleaning
- Ironing service
- Meeting/banquet facilities
- Gift shop
Shanti Som is nestled in the midst of nature surrounded by the Sierra de las Nieves Nature Park and Biosphere Reserve in Spain. It can be found in the small village of Monda, not far from Marbella.
It is only a 50 minute drive from Malaga Airport.
- Car hire is recommended and can be cheaper than booking return airport transfers.
- Take a trip into Marbella or to the beach, only a short drive away.
- Stay for 3 nights to receive a complimentary 30 minute meditation class.