Koh Samui has long been favoured by Buddhist monks as a sanctuary for spiritual retreat. The island, they say, has a special energy that enriches and enlightens their spiritual path and helps them connect more profoundly with the universal energies.
At Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand`s award-winning Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa resort, you can experience a life-enriching healthy holiday. A set of wellness programs offer solutions on multiple levels for Detox, Stress & Burnout, Yoga, Ideal Weight, Optimal Fitness, Sleep Enhancement and tailor-made programs for your body, mind, spirit and emotions. If you are looking for a more personalised wellness experience, the team of international naturopaths can create your own health program from extensive range of holistic medicine, spa and healing therapies.
Centred around a monk's cave that once served Buddhist monks as a place of meditation and spiritual retreat, Kamalaya's essence is expressed in its name, 'Lotus (kamal) Realm (alaya)', an ancient symbol for the growth and unfolding of the human spirit.
ROOMS, SUITES & VILLAS
12 types of rooms, suits and villas, view with hillside, sea and garden and beach, some with private swimming pool, overlooking stunning views of the Gulf of Thailand and its outlying islands. Suites Sea View is simply stylist design and comfortable furnishings allow for nature's tranquility to permeate your personal resort accommodation. The signature one is Rock Top Villa, embraces nature on the two levels with a nature rock wall. And the Penthouse Pool Suites, 2-bedroom or 1 bedroom, suited on the top floor of new Superior Suite Building, featuring outstanding treetop level sea views, a large spacious living area, private balconies with a shaded Sala, and each with private infinity pool.
Offers artful and inspired cuisine that is healing in function and tantalising in form. Merging culinary traditions of East and West and using fresh, tropical and, where possible, organic produce, the menus include extensive vegetarian options as well as seafood, poultry and lamb dishes. The food changes with the seasons, as it should, and different months bring different delights. Fresh juices, signature tonics, herbal teas and wines are also served, along with customized meals for those undertaking detox programs or with special dietary requirements.
The facilities and accommodations encircle a centuries-old cave, once used by Buddhist monks as a place for meditation and spiritual retreat. The tradition of these monks continues at Kamalaya and adds an aura of spiritual and sacred energy to the physical beauty of the land.The Monks' Cave is always open, and guests are welcome to enter this sacred space for quiet contemplation and meditation. For Kamalaya hosts, the cave provides spiritual nourishment and a peaceful break to lighten and brighten the day.