Tucked away in a lush valley, overlooking the coast of southern Koh Samui, lies the hypnotically-beautiful Kamalaya. The award winning Kamalaya is located in Koh Samui, Thailand. This beautiful island is abundant in sandy beaches, coral reefs, and coconut trees. The spiritual energy is so pure and intense, it’s no wonder that Buddhist monks came here to contemplate, and it’s around their cave of worship that the resort has been built. Everything is geared for total and complete transformation. At Kamalaya, everything is directed towards a self-discovery. 

It’s just recently been revamped, so the rooms are bright and airy, and the additions of a three-storey fitness emporium and a 25-metre pool means it now is also the best looking, and best equipped spa in Thailand, if not Asia. The joy of staying in this most stellar of spas is that you will be nurtured by some of Asia’s best healers. You can expect the Traditional Chinese Medicine to be top notch as Karina Stewart, the owner, is a master of TCM. All of the treatments dig deep and are given by caring and loving therapists. 

Many of the counsellors have been monks, (and you will also get the best overseas visiting experts), the near-vegan food is delectable, and your mouth will zing with the Asian fusion taste explosion. There is no calorie counting here, that’s not the Kamalaya way, you can have a little of what you fancy, and even have the odd glass of organic wine for dinner in the evening. There is a state-of-the-art diagnostic centre, a mass of interesting classes, with new Optimum Fitness programmes been introduced shortly. There are all sorts of yoga, and Pilates that will burn your core, and there are meditation experts who will teach you to clear your mind, and to let go. The spa, the super-organized power centre of the resort provides every conceivable type of healing - Ayurveda used to de-stress and recover; sleep enhancement programmes aided by acupuncture; and cognitive healing, releasing therapy to cope with loss and bereavement.

New to Kamalaya are group Life Enhancement retreats that allow for guests to reflect and heal collectively. Kamalaya is the ultimate place to go to fix your issues, it’s perfect for the stressed-out, adrenalin-depleted city goer, or for those who want to slow down their pace.

 

To find out why Kamalaya was crowned the Best Destination Spa of 2016, read the article from the Conde Nast Traveller Spa Guide

Sharing from £1,260 pp Singles from £1,635 pp

7 nights package with flights, transfers, accommodation in a Hillside room, breakfast & 5% discount included.*

Recommended for

Detox | Fitness | Yoga & Pilates | Weight-Loss | Rejuvenation | Ayurveda | Holistic Healing

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Room Types
Spa

Detox and cleansing is big at Kamalaya with several packages offering simple, yet effective programmes including treatments such as a detox scrub & wrap and Vital Essence oil massage. There are ‘traditional’ spa treatments such as massages and facials, but the big draw at Kamalaya is on holistic therapies such as naturopathy, reiki and acupuncture.

Spa Treatments at Kamalaya

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Acupuncture for Facial Rejuvenation
  • Tui Na Chinese Medical Massage
  • Moxabustion
  • Cupping
  • Reiki
  • Wellness Consultation
  • Wellness Follow-up Consultation
  • Naturopathic Consultation
  • Homeopathy
  • Thyroid Testing & Analysis
  • Iridology
  • Lymphatic Drainage Treatment
  • Nutritional Guidance
  • Far Infrared Sauna
  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Flower Remedies
  • Stress Management
  • Mind-Body Balance
  • Personal Mentoring
  • Meditation
  • Pranayama
  • Royal Ayurvedic Traditional Massage
  • Royal Ayurvedic Traditional Four Hand Massage
  • Marma Point Massage
  • Shirodhara
  • Kati Vasti
  • Pathaganjaly (massage using the feet)
  • Chi Nei Tsang (Taoist Abdominal Massage)
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Traditional Asian Hand Massage
  • Traditional Asian Foot Massage
  • Traditional Thai Massage
  • Vital Essence Oil Massage
  • Oriental Herbal Detoxifying Body Scrub & Wrap
  • Lotus Seed Scrub
  • Lotus Blossom Wrap
  • Lotus Scrub & Wrap
  • Aloe Vera Wrap
  • Sodashi Salt Serenity
  • Sodashi Scalp Treatment
Cuisine

Delicious with both Thai and international dishes available. A vegetarian detox menu is also offered, which is tasty, locally grown and organic as far as possible. Expect dishes like beetroot tartare with papaya, lime and wasabi dressing.

Soma Restaurant

Sanskrit for 'food of the gods', Soma is close to the main facilities and overlooks Kamalaya valley, offering spectacular views of the coast and outlying islands. Intimate tables are arranged throughout the spacious room, in addition to a ‘community table' where guests may unite for dining.

Amrita Café

Translates from Sanskrit as ‘divine nectar’, and is located by the swimming pools at the edge of flowering lotus ponds, overlooking the sea.

The Alchemy Tea Lounge

Located above Soma Restaurant offers light snacks and a diverse range of elixirs, juices and medicinal herbal teas and infusions. With comfortable couches and breath-taking views, it is a great venue for guests to gather throughout the day and into the evening.

Activities
  • Tai Chi
  • Yoga
  • Thai Boxing
  • Pilates
  • Stretching
  • Swimming
  • Gym
  • Pranayama
  • Meditation
  • Kick-boxing 
  • Cardio Combat
  • & many more
Facilities
  • Gallery shop featuring a variety of local handicrafts and essentials
  • Art gallery exhibiting international art - painting, photography, sculptures and prints
  • 24hr library and TV lounge with internet facilities
  • A leisure swimming pool and a lap pool
  • Spa
  • Shakti Fitness Centre
  • Herbal Steam Cavern
  • Plunge Pools
  • Elixir Bar
  • Yoga Pavilion
  • Yoga Sala

 

Location

Situated in the undeveloped southeast of the island of Koh Samui, Kamalaya overlooks the pristine waters of the Gulf of Thailand. Mixing clean Asian design and serious style you’ll find dark wood floors, floor-to-ceiling glass doors and private pools in some of the 26 villas and 10 suites.

Kamalaya is 45 minutes by car from Koh Samui International Airport. Koh Samui is usually accessed via Bangkok, although there are other alternative gateways.

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Insider's Tips
  • Bag yourself one of the new Pool suites, not only will you wake to jaw-dropping views of the sea, but you will be close to the action of the Spa and Fitness area
  • Remember to check the calendar for the visiting practitioners. Pre-book so that you do not miss out
  • Make sure to book a treatment in the open-air treatment room for a special experience
  • Don’t forget to release lanterns into the night sky on Friday nights
  • Book the newly built rooms to avoid the steep hill

“Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year”

Awards
'Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of Year'
"BEST OVERSEAS HEALTH & WELLNESS PROPERTY 2017'
Healing Holidays Exclusive Offers

Receive 5 % discount on room rates on stays of seven nights or more. Plus, repeat guests can also enjoy one free night on all stays of four nights or more.

Repeat guests will also continue to receive the extra benefit of one free night for any return visit of four nights or more on the room rates during this period

* This offer available for bookings until 31st October 2017. 

Extra offer: Book a 7 night programme & enjoy a £150 spa voucher.

* This offer is available all year round except for 23 December 2017 to 13 January 2018.

Programmes
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Kamalaya Visiting Practitioners 2017
Kamalaya | Thailand
Throughout the year, resort spa Kamalaya Koh Samui hosts visiting practitioners that offer unique treatments for their guests. Treatments are available by appointment. Please enquire for prices. Dr. Song Qinggeng (25 Nov - 12 May) will offer Traditional Chinese Medicine to rebalance the body's e...
7 night stay at Kamalaya
Kamalaya | Thailand
7 nights stay with 5% discount included
Kamalaya is the right choice for you, if you need the time and place to step back from life and recover balance, de-stress, relax, replenish depleted energy levels and boost your immune system. Stay between the 1st May - 31st July 2017 and enjoy a 7 night stay package with flights, transfers, accomm...
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Personal Yoga Synergy Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
The personal yoga programme at Kamalaya is suitable for beginners and yogis alike. You'll have private one-on-one yoga sessions and Ayurvedic therapies tailored to your own skill level and goals, such as addressing physical limitations, developing a regular home practice or deepening and intensi...
Sharing from £2,226 pp Singles from £2,472 pp
De-stress Asian Bliss Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
Designed to promote bliss, renewal, joy and vitality, this de-stress programme is a powerful introduction to ancient healing. Combining Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Traditional Thai therapies, relieve your stress and learn about vital energy practices that support a more balanced appr...
Sharing from £2,585 pp Singles from £2,895 pp
Relax & Renew Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
Ideal for people looking for a relaxing wellness holiday, this programme is designed to de-stress, replenish depleted energy levels and boost your immune system. Experience therapies from holistic treatments to alternative medicine, all tailored to your individual needs.This programme is designed fo...
Sharing from £2,668 pp Singles from £3,013 pp
Basic Detox & Rejuvenation Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
Increased energy, vitality and to experience the ‘lightness of being’ are the aims of this structured detox programme.This is a research-based programme that brings medical science and holistic therapies together. Nutritional and herbal supports are used to reduce potential side effects...
Sharing from £2,732 pp Singles from £3,077 pp
Basic Optimal Fitness Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
Adapted accordingly for both beginners and advanced exercise enthusiasts, this programme will help you achieve your fitness goals. With personal instruction and guidance from fitness experts, holistic spa therapies and nutritious cuisine, you will experience improved health on all levels.This is a p...
Sharing from £2,757 pp Singles from £3,102 pp
Ideal Weight Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
Long-term weight management and improved wellbeing are the goals of this programme. Each programme is specifically designed for you and includes guidance on nutrition, naturopathy and traditional Chinese medicine as well as massage and fitness training.Designed to help you identify areas of physical...
Sharing from £2,986 pp Singles from £3,331 pp
Basic Balance & Revitalise Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
Counteract the stresses of contemporary lifestyles and prevent adrenal burnout with restorative and healing treatments that include Royal Ayurvedic Massage and Shirodhara.When you arrive at Kamalaya, you begin with a personal Balance & Revitalise Consultation and bio-impedance analysis to determ...
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Embracing Change Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
Enrich your emotional wellbeing and life fulfilment with the Embracing Change programme. Offering an experience of self-discovery and growth, this programme includes a combination of traditional Asian massages, Chinese Medicine and personal lifestyle consultations.The Embracing Change programme focu...
Sharing from £3,173 pp Singles from £3,518 pp
Comprehensive Detox and Rejuvenation
Kamalaya | Thailand
Recommended for experienced detoxer rather than first timers, this programme is designed to optimise your detoxification process in every way. As well as the standard detox therapies, this programme includes more advanced treatments from Eastern and Western medical traditions.This intensive Programm...
Sharing from £3,330 pp Singles from £3,675 pp
Comprehensive Balance & Revitalise
Kamalaya | Thailand
This is a deeply restorative, healing and all-encompassing programme that is ideal for those already suffering the affects of adrenal burnout. Kamalaya use holistic methods to help combat the symptoms and causes of burn out, whilst teaching about stress prevention and focussing on recovery of the mi...
Sharing from £3,383 pp Singles from £3,728 pp
Sleep Enhancement Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
Created to help you re-establish a healthy and restful sleep, both on retreat and in the long term, this programme includes a combination of treatments and therapies from naturopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, massage therapy and mind-body balance.The focus of the Sleep Enhancement Programme is...
Sharing from £3,529 pp Singles from £3,874 pp
Comprehensive Optimal Fitness Programme
Kamalaya | Thailand
Kamalaya's Comprehensive Optimal Fitness Programme is geared towards those who exercise regularly, and want to improve their workouts by striking the right balance between exercise, relaxation techniques, stretching, nutrition and a generally healthy lifestyle.. The team of fitness and wellness ...
Sharing from £3,727 pp Singles from £4,072 pp
Awakening Your Essential Self
Kamalaya | Thailand
4 - 13 Aug, 22 Sep - 1 Oct.
If you have fallen into a rut and no longer feel like your true self, head to Kamalaya for a group Life Enhancement retreat led by co-founder Karina Stewart in order to awaken your essential self. During the holistic healing retreat, with a maximum of 9 participants, Karina will guide you through ex...
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