When we think of Thailand, we generally think luxury hotels, amazing food, incredible beaches and a beautiful culture. Yet in among the busy markets and the tourist lined streets, you’ll also be able to find an amazing range of interesting and transformative retreat centres.
We’ve rounded up a few, who all have different focuses, depending on your needs. And even though we’ve focused on certain elements, many of these retreats offer a whole range of retreat experiences that will be sure to tempt you.
Start your Thailand retreat exploration with these fantastic offerings.
The Taste of Paksong “Thai cuisine and cooking in the jungle!” (Eco-Logic Thailand)
The Eco-Logic Resort is hidden in the mountains of Phato, surrounded by a river. They offer sustainable tourism and you can book a stay in one of their bungalows or guestrooms. Their restaurant includes produce from their organic garden and offers superb Thai and western food.
If you stay 7 nights it’s well worth booking their Taste of Thailand retreat. You learn to cook real Thai food over 2 Thai cooking courses, a Thai dessert course and a Somtom workshop. You’ll also get to participate in 6 x Yoga sessions, a tour of the premises, a visit to the veggie garden, an edible forest tour, a visit to a local market, a thai language lesson and Thai massage.
And you can start the program any day you’d like.
Find out more at https://www.ecologicthailand.com/product-page/the-taste-of-paksong-active-7-nights
Health Adventure Retreat (Phuket Cleanse)
Book in at any time to enjoy their great workshops and sessions. Everything onsite is included in the price, so you’ll only need to spend if you’d like to visit a local clinic or practitioner.
You can choose from HIIT, Thai boxing, yoga, meditations and workshops, such as vegan cooking classes, and cleanse and detox programs. They offer sauna, steam room and ice baths, detox programs, and 3 complimentary massages weekly.
Find out more at https://www.phuketcleanse.com/
Detox & Healing Retreat (Kamalaya Koh Samui Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa)
Often, in our modern fast-paced world, we fall into less-than-ideal eating and health habits. At Kamalaya Koh Samui, you can choose a wellness program depending on your goals.
If you’d like a detox they offer an Intro to Detox, a Basic Detox, Comprehensive Detox and Ideal Weight Program. Other programs available are Structural Revival, Wellbeing Sabbatical, Personal Yoga Synergy, Awaken Your Essence, Yin & Yang Yoga Immersion, and Relax & Renew programs to name a few.
They have expert Naturopaths, Traditional Chinese medicine doctors, Yoga teachers, fitness trainers, massage therapists, Meditation and Life Enhancement mentors and other health practitioners to help personal your programs.
Find out more at https://www.kamalaya.com/
Fitness & Health (Absolute Sanctuary)
If you’re looking to give your fitness, and overall health a really good boost, then Absolute Sanctuary is a must.
They have a massive range of specialised retreats, from 3- and 5-day retreats, right through to 30-day retreats for a complete lifestyle change. They also offer a great range of healthy activities, such as yoga, Pilates and group fitness classes, along with the rejuvenation of their onsite spa and massage facilities.
Find out more at https://www.absolutesanctuary.com/
Yoga & Relaxation (The Sanctuary Thailand)
If you’re into yoga, wanting to learn, or simply want to take life at a much slower pace for a few days, The Sanctuary Thailand offers great yoga holiday packages. Choose between 3, 7 or 10 days and you’ll enjoy three daily yoga classes, plus private sessions, massage and other treatments.
It’s also worth noting that they also offer a range of specialist retreats at various times of the year, where you can learn healing techniques, awaken your creativity, learn traditional dance and lots more.
Find out more about their specialist retreats here: https://www.thesanctuarythailand.com/retreats.html
Find out more about the yoga holidays here at https://www.thesanctuarythailand.com/yoga/healthy-yoga-holidays
Unwind in Thailand…
These are just a brief look at a few of the incredible retreat facilities in Thailand. There are of course plenty more for you to explore and enjoy.
Regardless of which you choose, these retreats will allow you to create not only a magical holiday, but to also give you the potential to transform your health, your happiness, and potentially could even change the course of your life, with newfound strategies and a whole new outlook.
You’ll find more retreats in Thailand and worldwide on the Retreat Me Happy Events page.
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