Chiva-Som International Health Resort is the Grande Dame of destination spas, it has been purging and cleansing for 20 years, and still remains triumphantly at the top of it’s game. Tucked away on acres of lush tropical gardens in Hua Hin, a mere two hours by road from Bangkok, Chiva-Som is the perfect spa for everyone. It caters in equal measures for the single traveller, a couple or a group of friends. Asia is brimming with snazzy health spas, minimalist and cool, but Chiva-Som is a world away from this sort of offering, its aim is to deliver long-term health benefits by changing the way you live.
During your stay at Chiva-Som you will follow a fluid schedule advised by the experts who will ensure you enjoy a balance of treatments and relaxation, think Tai Chi at sunrise, followed by a nice stretch, with kick-boxing, Pilates, yoga and meditation all on the list. You can be sure that the classes are not just there by chance, they are scrupulously chosen by their team - tried and tested, and you can be positive that you will be challenged to the limit by the very best instructors. Chiva-Som boasts an almost unimaginable range of spa and alternative treatments. As well as the range of massages and facials, there are colonic irrigation therapies and flotation, scrubs and body polishes, iridology and seaweed treatments, milk baths and acupuncture. Treatments cover everything from chakra balancing to physiotherapy. You can be sure you will also have the access to the world’s top visiting experts, as this is the place they all want to come to. Food has always been delectable at Chiva-Som, saintly yet scrumptious. The menu features contemporary Thai cuisine with international influences’, food that is low in fat, salt and sugar, and big on flavour. You can still have chocolate brownies, although it will only have just over 200 calories. You can learn how to cook healthily, with daily classes to teach you the art of preparing and cooking the Chiva-Som way. It’s all about education, learning and understanding about food, and ultimately helping you to eat healthier.
With elegant rooms that have been recently renovated, there are countless reasons why people may choose to visit Chiva-Som, but it is undeniable that the main thing that keeps enthusiasts returning year after year are the results. After a week here you will feel brand new, and more importantly, you will take a wealth of knowledge with you on how to live your life better.
Includes accommodation, breakfast & access to facilities
Detox | Fitness | Yoga & Pilates | Weight-Loss | Holistic Healing | Fixing Your Issues | Anti-Ageing
All guest rooms at Chiva-Som are designed with luxury and comfort in mind, creating seamless harmony with your retreat programmes. All rooms have satellite colour TV and a Blu-ray player. Air conditioning is available, as are International Direct Dial phones, bathrobes, hair dryers, refrigerators and room safes. Chiva-Som can also be personalised, allowing for change. You can switch the scent in the oil burners, amenities in the bathroom, and linens and pillows in the bedroom.
Choose from a variety of Ocean Rooms, an Anchan Room, a Thai Pavilion or a Suite (Juniper, Patchouli, Jasmine, Champaka, Golden Bo or Leelawadee).
Chiva-Som's well-appointed spa offers an extensive range of treatments and activities, to help you relax, restore and rejuvenate. Facilities include physiotherapy, fitness, spa and holistic health options; their is a focus combining Eastern and Western approaches for a fully comprehensive approach to your wellness.
The spa offers over 150 treatments, from fitness classes like Tai Chi and Pilates, to complementary therapies and medical services. Beauty treatments, massages, hydrotherapy and more all feature on Chiva-Som's impressive spa menu, ensuring whatever you seek, there is a treament that will suit your needs.
Expect to find water therapy rooms complete with saunas, steam rooms, jacuzzis and heated water beds to prepare you for your treatment ahead and a tranquil spa environment that will help you unwind and fully enjoy your time spent here.
Fresh, healthy and calorie counted (written on a card next to each dish) all the food is salt and fat free, using as much of the garden produce as possible. Expect the likes of rock lobster curry or baked marinated seabass with turmeric. If you’re travelling alone you can sit at a sharing table should you prefer.
International Spa Cuisine
Taste of Siam Restaurant
Traditional Thai Spa Cuisine by the Beach
Your time at Chiva-Som is sure to be enriched by the plethora of activities that are on offer. Opt for early morning lessons in yoga and Thai Chi, and fun aqua aerobic classes, or perhaps try fitness assessments, kick-boxing, beach walks, Pilates, body balancing and body stretching – there truly is something for everyone, no matter your ability.
With a changing weekly schedule of activities, Chiva-Som offers guests a varied experience, ensuring you get to try new things and there is plenty to keep you entertained.
On the more relaxed side of things join one of the spa cuisine classes or attend one of the lectures, you are sure to take away many handy tips and information that will help you lead a healthier lifestyle even after you have left. Or if you prefer to get outdoors, expect to find golf, biking and even kayaking all on the weekly schedule.However you choose to spend your time, you can be certain that you are in the hands of the experts at Chiva-Som
- Male/female wet area (including sauna, multi-level steam, room, hydro-Jacuzzi, relaxation room)
- Watsu pool
- Dance studio
- Pilates studio
- Yoga pavilion
- Yoga sala
- Kinesis studio
- Tai Chi pavilion and bathing pavilion, complete with exercise pool, plunge pool, waterfalls and Kneipp therapy foot bath
- The Niranlada medi-spa offers a range of rejuvenating non-invasive cosmetic procedures
- There is also a well stocked library and comprehensive boutique
- Wifi is available in all bedrooms
185km South of Bangkok (approximately 2 and a half hours by private car transfer), Chiva-Som is found amongst stunning surroundings which include tropical gardens and sea views for a serene and calming environment.
- Book early, as Chiva-Som gets a huge amount of repeat guests.
- Book a room with a view of the ocean, not only will it make your soul soar, but its near to the heart of the Spa action.
- Do a cookery lesson with Kanyarat Thanomsaeng, so you can replicate some of their scrummy dishes.
- Do their stretching class at sunrise, it will set you up for the day, and ensure that you are fit for the day ahead
- Pack lightly as you will spend most of your time in the comfy pyjamas provided
- Study the weekly schedule a week prior to travel and ask that treatments are planned not to clash.
- 5 nights stay in double occupancy receives complimentary treatments of 7 nights
- 7 nights stay in double occupancy receives complimentary treatments of 10 nights
- 10 nights stay in double occupancy receives complimentary treatments of 14 nights
- 14 nights stay in double occupancy receives complimentary treatments of an extra 5 nights
- Minimum 7 nights stay in single occupancy receives complimentary voucher to spend on treatments worth £625
Offer Valid on stays during 1st June - 31st October 2017
Receive a free room upgrade to the Thai Pavilion when you book an Ocean View room.
Offer Valid from 16th May - 30th September 2017.
Complimentary Fast Track Service - A personal porter and hostess will meet you as you step out of the aeroplane and guide you all the way to your limousine pick up. This includes taking you through Immigration and picking up your luggage on the way.
Offer Valid for stay periods of 1st October - 21st October and 1st December - 14th December 2017. New bookings only. Minimum stay of 5 nights required. Reservations must be made by 30th September 2017.
At Chiva-Som there's a programme for just about everything. Whether you're looking to lose-weight, de-stress, or fix another issue that's bothering you, Chiva-Som's holistic approach to health and wellness is sure to help bring you the results you seek.