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Kamalaya Koh Samui

Thailand (Asia & Oceania)

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Centred around a monk's cave that once served Buddhist monks as a place of meditation and spiritual retreat, Kamalaya Koh Samui withholds the essence expressed in its name: 'Lotus (kamal) Realm (alaya)', an ancient symbol for the growth and unfolding of the human spirit. Listed as Thailand's award-winning Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa resort, Kamalaya Koh Samui offers guests can experience a life-enriching healthy holiday on a steep hillside surrounded by lush treetops and beach. Their wellness programmes offer solutions for detox, stress and burnout, healthy lifestyle and yoga. Each retreat is guided by an experienced team for a more personalised wellness experience, with international naturopaths who can work with you to create your own health itinerary from the extensive range of holistic medicine, spa, and healing therapies.

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  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Things To Do

Kamalaya offers onsite accommodation in a variety of rooms. Every room includes air-conditioning, CD and stereo system, refrigerator, beverage and snack facilities, personal safe, telephone, hairdryer, and yoga mats.

Retreat prices vary depending on the accommodation type, number of people, and season.

Room choices include:
  • Hillside Room
  • Suite Sea View
  • Villa Sea View
  • Superior Suite Sea View
  • Garden Pool Suite
  • Plunge Pool Villa
  • Beachfront Pool Villa (one or two bedrooms)
  • Penthouse Pool Suite (one or two bedrooms)
  • Beach Front Villas
  • Rock Top Pool Villas (one or two bedrooms)

If you're looking for a little more privacy, the Sea View Villa sits atop granite boulders directly above Kamalaya's beach. Step down from your living area to enjoy the expansive beachfront decking and private pool, or walk down the stone pathway onto the beach.

Kamalaya offers guests on the comprehensive detox programme full board. The three onsite restaurants offer a variety of options: Soma restaurant (breakfast/dinner), Amrita Cafe (lunch), and The Alchemy Tea Lounge. Each retreat programme includes three meals per day, a la carte, or a set detox menu.

The creative menu is inspired by diverse culinary traditions as well as the local Thai cuisine. There is an emphasis on high quality, fresh and organic ingredients. In keeping with local tradition, Kamalaya does not use beef or pork, and avoids additives, preservatives, artificial flavourings, food colouring, and MSG, prioritising fresh herbs and spices and healthy cooking methods like baking, steaming, grilling and stir-fry. All foods are low sugar, low sodium, low fat, and low dairy.

The detox menu features low allergenic, low inflammatory, low glycemic, vegetarian dishes. Dietary Requirements, including vegetarian and dairy-free, can be catered to. Dishes can be customised.

  • Stunning beachside location
  • Intense detoxing programme
  • Customisable programme
  • Eastern and Western medical therapies
  • Spa
  • Yoga Pavilion
  • Swimming in two ocean-view swimming pools; a lap pool and a leisure pool 
  • Art Gallery
  • Library and TV Lounge
  • Monks' Cave for reflection and meditation 
  • Cultural activities and events
  • Shakti Fitness Centre
  • Infrared Sauna
  • Herbal steam room

payment policy

Terms & Conditions:

  • All rates are converted to USD from Thai Baht including 10% service charge & 7% VAT
  • Rates, services charge and taxes are subject to change without prior notice

Cancellation policy:

  • Cancellation charges apply to both wellness programs and accommodation bookings
  • Any cancellation within 7 days of arrival will be charged at 100% of the full booking
  • Any cancellation within 21 days of arrival will be charged at 50% of the full
  • 23 Dec – 13 Jan each year: 50% of full booking charged if cancelled within 45 days

Non-arrival & early check-out policy:

In the event of guest non-arrival or early check-out, Kamalaya Koh Samui will charge 100% of the total booking fee (including accommodation and wellness programs) for the full length of stay and as per the most up to date booking confirmation.

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5 nights / 6 days

5-7 Night Kamalaya Embracing Change Retreat

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3-7 Night Kamalaya Personal Yoga Synergy Programme

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price per retreat from US$1,905
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7-14 Night Comprehensive Balance and Revitalisation Retreat

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price per retreat from US$4,954
7 nights / 8 days

7-14-Night Kamalaya Basic Balance & Revitalisation Retreat

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price per retreat from US$4,456
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5-10 Night Kamalaya Asian Bliss Ayurveda Retreat

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location

102/9 Moo 3, Laem Set Road, Na-Muang Koh Samui, Suratthani 84140, Thailand

Kamalaya is located on the South Eastern side of the tropical island of Koh Samui. The hotel is situated approximately 25 km (45-minute drive) from Koh Samui airport. The property features a private stretch of beach adjacent to Laem Set Beach, a peaceful lagoon for a secluded experience.
 
Thai Airways and Bangkok Airways fly to Koh Samui from Bangkok. You may choose to fly directly to Samui from a number of international destinations, including from Singapore with Bangkok Airways or Silk Air; Hong Kong with Bangkok Airways; and Kuala Lumpur with Bangkok Airways, Malaysia Airlines, and Firefly. 

Bangkok Airways runs regular flights to Samui from Phuket, from which there are flights to many other international locations. Bangkok Airways also operates direct flights from Krabi, Pattaya, and Chiangmai.