Koh Samui is an island famed for its relaxation therapies, wellness retreats, and rejuvenating experiences. Koh Samui is the place to go for a world-class spa vacation or to experience a truly relaxing massage. If you’re looking for a spa break, look no further. Try one of these eight options when searching for a relaxing vacation or a day of pampering. Of course, there are plenty of other spas in Koh Samui, and many offer fantastic service – you are spoiled for choice on this island.
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When you want to do a full detox and get back to optimum health with the help of some specialist treatments, Absolute Sanctuary is an exciting option.
You can choose from multi-day detox retreats ranging from complete fasting to vegetarian “light” options and also benefit from yoga, hydrotherapy, massage, and other spa treatments. There is also a quicker one-day cleanse and detox if you want to ease into the regime gently. This Koh Samui spa is beautifully designed and offers a delicious range of meals in the restaurant.
W Retreat Koh Samui
This trendy spa resort offers an intriguing blend of Thai traditional treatments and Thaimazcal treatments – treatments drawn from Mexican tradition and including a session in a sauna cave with salt scrubs. You can also benefit your body by submerging in different water temperatures and enjoying a refreshing drink at the bar.
A spacious and inviting place, the Tamarind Springs spa is a unique retreat for total relaxation. You are required to leave your phones and devices behind before you start your treatments, and the use of the steam room is included in whichever treatment package you choose. The open-sided cabins provide beautiful views, and the spa is a place to get away from it all.
Kamalaya Koh Samui
If you are looking for a spa resort, give Kamalaya a try. The resort is located southeast of the island and has 59 rooms and villas. There is also a wellness center, pools, and various healthy-eating restaurants. Over three days, you can get involved in a detox and cleansing program with multiple treatments, including scrubs, massages, steam, and saunas. The meals are specially planned so you can participate in a specific detox, and there are many recreational classes to enjoy.
A luxury day spa set within lush tropical gardens, this is the place to come for some serious pampering. You will find everything on offer, from different types of massage to facials, body treatments, to wraps. Everyone can enjoy the extensive list of treatments, and there are snacks and drinks to enjoy too.
Baan Sabai Spa
This spa is one of the best established on Koh Samui and has been operating for over 16 years. The place is beautiful, tranquil, and luxurious, and it fully uses its ocean-front setting. You can enjoy any spa treatment session, from facials to aromatherapy, to Ayurveda treatments, traditional Thai massage to hair treatments. You will find it hard to choose with such an extensive list of treatments.
Six Senses Spa
The Six Senses Spa is a unique and attractive place to spend an afternoon or a day on a hillside with stunning views across the ocean. Treatments include massage, body scrubs, facials, and wraps. You can also choose from fitness and well-being sessions, including tai chi, yoga, Pilates, Reiki, and hypnotherapy. This spa is a naturally-focused and environmentally friendly place to unwind and relax on Koh Samui.
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Rainforest Banyan Tree Spa
This relaxing, tranquil spa works with the power of water to ease pain and induce deep relaxation. Going through various hydrotherapy stations, including a massaging shower, a herbal steam room, an ice water plunge, and the Vitality Pool, your body is relaxed and pampered. You can also enjoy a variety of other treatments and sessions at this classic Thai spa on Koh Samui.