Top 10 Wellness Retreats in Thailand For An Indulgent Escape

Top 10 Wellness Retreats in Thailand For An Indulgent Escape

When you think of holidays in Thailand, sun, sand, sea and endless beaches probably come to mind. But the nation has so much more to offer than your average beachfront hotel. From healthy holiday retreats to traditional herbal remedies and nearly everything in between, there’s something for everyone. So, these are the best luxury wellness retreats in Thailand.

This article was originally published on September 6, 2018, by Amanda Sheppard and was last updated on October 10, 2022, by Faye Bradley.

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1. Amatara Wellness Resort

Situated on Cape Panwa, overlooking the Andaman Sea from the southern tip of Phuket island, Amatara Wellness Resort is an idyllic wellness retreat. Its programmes can be altered for the set detox menu, as well as wellness consultations on arrival and pre-departure. Moreover, a traditional hammam, body analysis, several massages, access to regular scheduled workouts, scrubs, a mani-pedi and daily yoga classes are all features of a week of wellness, here. So, it’s one of the top wellness retreats in Thailand.

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2. Chiva-Som

The boutique Hua Hin resort offers guests the option of experiencing the very best of Chiva-Som, no matter their time frame. So, retreats can include personalised wellness consultations to identify your desired areas of development. From there, daily spa treatments, wellness cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and up to eight daily fitness classes keep you healthy and happy for the duration of your stay.

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See also: What Rejuvenation Means to Chiva-Som’s Dr Jason Culp

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3. Kamalaya

The aptly named Relax and Renew retreat programme at Koh Samui’s Kamalaya resort runs for either three, five, seven, nine or 14 nights. Retreats are inclusive of luxury accommodation, full meals (or a specially designed detox menu), as well as a wellness consultation on arrival, followed by a comprehensive body analysis. After making full use of the daily scheduled fitness activities, unwind with a relaxing lotus wrap, among other spa sessions on offer. Retreats conclude with a follow-up consultation, allowing guests to see how far they’ve come on their healthy holiday journey.

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4. Amanpuri

This peaceful luxury Thai resort overlooks the Andaman Sea, amid serene jungle surroundings. As one of the leading wellness hospitality groups on the globe, Aman takes holistic living to new highs at this Phuket outpost. Moreover, it’s designed to echo the Buddhist architecture of ancient Ayutthaya. Thus, a luxury programme here will keep you in good spirits for months to come.

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5. RAKxa Wellness Retreat

Thailand’s first fully integrated wellness retreat combines modern medicine with traditional Thai therapies. Situated just outside of Bangkok’s downtown district, RAKxa promises to cater to all your wellness goals while maintaining a science-based approach with the nation’s finest practitioners and therapists. So, from detox remedies to weight-loss programmes, this retreat is truly one of a kind.

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6. Six Senses Yao Noi

A stay at Six Senses Yao Noi feels worlds away from any city noise. Thus, it’s nestled on an island about 20 minutes away (by boat) from Phuket, this retreat takes island living seriously. Moreover, with its sustainability-driven approach, guests sleep in beautiful wooden villas with private pools overlooking the crystal-clear sea. Activities range from kayaking through the mangroves to muay thai training, while the Six Senses Spa is not to be missed.

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7. Absolute Sanctuary

The Absolute Sanctuary property is just that—a calm and tranquil escape from the hectic pace of everyday urban life. Thus, retreats are inclusive of breakfasts and lunches, select massages, two yoga classes, a Pilates reformer class, and the choice of numerous scheduled fitness sessions, plus access to the spa facilities and fitness equipment at their leisure.

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8. Thanyapura

This expansive fitness training centre and sports complex is the perfect place to immerse yourself in a new training programme. So, detox retreats include consultations with doctors and dieticians, a prescribed detox menu, body analyses and a plethora of medical testing to identify the best way for you to get lasting, effective results from your training. Programmes are also inclusive of massages, varied fitness classes and colon hydrotherapy.

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9. Samahita Wellness Retreat

Self-care: no longer confined to lazy Sunday mornings at home, this appears to be the buzzword of the decade. We think it’s about time, as the benefits of a little ‘me time‘ can’t be overstated. So, Samahita’s programmes include a range of spa and wellness therapies. Retreats are also inclusive of food and luxury accommodation and aim to leave guests de-stressed and with a renewed sense of purpose.

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10. COMO Point Yamu

Under the wellness-oriented COMO hotel group, COMO Point Yamu sits on the tip of Cape Yamu. Moreover, it’s got views of the dramatic limestones of Phang Nga Bay. So, its immersive holistic programmes ensure head-to-toe recovery from the inside out. Meanwhile, its COMO Shambhala cuisine keeps the gut healthy too. Thus, it’s no wonder it’s one of the top wellness retreats in Thailand.

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