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.

Culinary Cooking Retreat (Phuket Cleanse)

If you’re keen on learning new cooking skills, with a focus on nutrition, organics and even gluten-free meals – the Culinary Cooking Retreat by Phuket Cleanse might be the perfect escape for you.

Choose between either an 8-day retreat, or an 11-day stay, and you’ll learn the best of Thai, Indian, Mexican and many other cuisines ‘from flavour profiles to anti-aging herbs’.

In among the cooking classes, you’ll also be able to enjoy their standard retreat experience, including yoga, meditation, fitness and beach activities.

Find out more at https://www.phuketcleanse.com/wellness/calendar/culinary-cooking-retreat/.

Detox Retreat (Kamalaya Koh Samui)

Often, in our modern fast-paced world, we fall into less-than-ideal eating and health habits. So, this is where a detox retreat might just be beneficial for you to reboot your body. At Kamalaya Koh Samui, you can do just that.

Choose between an introductory detox retreat (3 – 5 days), the basic detox retreat (7 – 14 days) or the comprehensive retreat (7 – 14 days).

You’ll enjoy Thai massage, wellness consultations, detox herbal remedies and supplements, 3 meals per day plus the option of lymphatic drainage, detox body scrubs and more.

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.

The Retreat Lady
Author: The Retreat Lady

Sarah Willmott, founder of Retreat Me Happy is passionate about making Retreats accessible to everyone. She specialises in helping Retreats reach a wider audience by creating this online platform. By day Sarah sends care packages to help people feel better (she owns Feel Better Box) and by night she builds this website to help you find your perfect retreat.