Kamalaya Koh Samui is a multi award winning wellness Sanctuary and Holistic spa ideally located amid a tropical landscape on the southern coastline of Koh Samui, Thailand. With lush tropical vegetation, ancient boulders, cascading streams and 1.5 miles of idyllic private beach, Kamalaya’s natural setting is an integral part of each guest’s experience. Centered 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.
Kamalaya has a beautiful beachfront location, just 45 minutes from Koh Samui Airport, which has direct flights from Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore and Phuket, and more. Additionally, Bangkok Airways runs regular flights to Samui from Phuket, from which there are flights to many other international locations.
Kamalaya’s 59 rooms and villas are situated amidst ancient, granite boulders, streams and tropical vegetation with existing rocks and trees as defining elements for many of the structures, Asian textiles and carefully selected art pieces combine with modern amenities to create comfortable, serene and elegant interiors.
At Kamalaya, the cuisine is an integral component of the holistic wellness concept. The menus reflect
Kamalaya’s philosophy of healthy living and the celebration of different cultures, featuring fresh and healthy dishes with enough sumptuous twist to satisfy the most discerning palates. Co-created by Karina Steward,
Kamalaya’s co founder and a doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and the Kamalaya Chef, Kamalaya’s healthy cuisine is influenced by Karina’s wealth of knowledge in functional medicine and cellular detoxification. It is based on principles of Asian healing traditions as well as the latest nutritional research. The healthy, inspired cuisine is a fusion of Eastern and western culinary traditions and menus include extensive vegetarian options as well as fresh seafood, poultry and lamb dishes.
There are over 60 certified wellness professional at Kamalaya, including naturopaths, doctors of Chinese medicine, western medical doctors, registered nurses, nutritionists, life transformation experts, Ayurvedic and Thai therapists, fitness specialists and yoga, meditation and pranayama teachers. The Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa integrates ancient and contemporary holistic medicine and leading traditions from east and west with a menu of over 70 services. Gues can embark on an individual wellness program, choose a la carte services or supplement a program with extra a la carte treatments.
Wellness Programs include 8 different options in the themes of Healthy Lifestyle, Detoxification, Stress & Burnout and Yoga.