RAKxa

RAKxa

Bang Krachao, Thailand

RAKxa is a new approach to being well that is personalised to meet the unique needs of each guest. By treating the body as a whole and addressing the root cause of any ‘dis-ease’, RAKxa enables anyone, whatever their state of wellbeing, to restore and maintain optimum health.

A fully integrative wellness and medical retreat, RAKxa leads the way with its visionary approach, where holistic therapies and technology combine to deliver completely unique treatments. A luxury retreat located within Bangkok’s ‘Green Lung’, RAKxa embraces the very best of its natural setting and Thailand’s warm hospitality. A place to relax, tune in and unleash your core, RAKxa offers a wellness experience that continues long after you leave.

Spa Facts

Philosophy

Explore the Health Journey at RAKxa, Asia First Fully Integrated Wellness and Medical Retreat.

RAKxa Wellness and Medical Retreat is located at the “Green Lung” of Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand. Because you are unique in your own way, introducing the concept of holistic and scientific wellness, RAKxa provides you with a personalised wellness journey discovering your health secret by analysing your DNA at our world-class partnership, Vitalife Scientific Wellness Clinic managed by Bumrungrad International Hospital.

Spending days and nights at RAKxa, you will savour luxurious moment with our best services and enjoy sybaritic pleasure at having meals specially prepared with totally organic ingredients and comfortably resting amid tranquil atmosphere on the Chao Phraya River.

Spa Facilities

  • Holistic wellness (alternative medicine) by doctors based onsite:
    • Traditional Thai Medicine (TTM)
    • Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
    • Ayuraveda (Traditional Indian Medicine) included Energy Healing,
    • Therapeutic Spa
  • Hydrotherapy Suite including:
    • Vitality pool
    • Steam room
    • Herbal steam
    • Chill shower
    • Sauna
    • Cold plunge pool
  • Medical Gym

Spa Treatments

  • RAKxa Relaxing Massage
  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Balinese Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Hand Massage
  • Foot Massage
  • Back Massage
  • Scalp Massage
  • RAKxa Stress Release Treatment
  • RAKxa Body Therapy (Body Scrub + Wrap)
  • RAKxa Bath Ritual
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • 4 Hands Body Firming Massage

Spa Product

The Organic Pharmacy :
Pharmaceutical grade organic skincare with clinical results to help nourish, regenerate, and visibly reduce signs of ageing for glowing, healthy looking skin. Formulated with herbal bio-actives, vitamins, antioxidants, floral waters and plant oils to feed the skin.

Spa Property Facts

Location

RAKxa sits on the protected, jungle-clad island of Bang Krachao, across from Bangkok on the Chao Phraya River and only 45 minutes from both Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang International Airports.
You will find yourself immersed in a natural oasis, peacefully isolated from the city, yet still conveniently connected. Your path to ultimate wellness begins on these idyllic grounds.

Arrival & Departures

Check in time: 14:00hrs

Check out time: 12:00hrs

Early check in or Late check out until 18:00hrs is subject to room availability.
Check out until 18:00hrs is charged at half-day rate and after 18:00hrs is charged at extra night rate.

Transfers:
RAKxa provides complimentary round trip transfer services from Bangkok International Airports or from any location within Bangkok city to RAKxa.

Accommodation

Each villa at RAKxa fosters deep rest and relaxation. Living spaces make way for leisurely pursuits – quiet reflection or private yoga. Earth-toned spaces soothe the senses. Bedrooms bedecked with blackout curtains allow for a restorative night’s slumber. Draw them open in the morning to reveal your own garden, an ever-changing ecosystem for you to explore. Feeling your body return to it’s natural rhythm at RAKxa.

60 Units each have a maximum occupancy of 2 adults:

40 x Garden Villa (80 sqm)
Tucked into stretch of lush tropical greenery the Garden Villa will immerse you in tranquillity. It features a bedroom design for restful sleep, an adjoining living room and a terrace overlook an enclave of nature.

20 x Pool Villa (101 sqm)
Each Pool Villa is set in a quiet green habitat, surrounded by therapeutic nature and serene lake front views. The bedroom provides the perfect cocoon, while an adjoining living room and spacious terrace invite both escapism and exercise. Dip into your private pool to refresh, embracing further the rejuvenation of RAKxa.

Dining

RAKxa’s wellness cuisine is centred on ingredients. Great emphasis is placed on the origins and on the history of each dish, the value of seasonality and the benefits of sustainable eating. These elements are thoughtfully woven into the dietary program, guiding you towards optimal gut health.

Honoured in sharing the foodways of the South East Asian ancestors with you. The inspired menus bring regional gastronomy to life and open up a new world of flavours to uplift your spirit and feed your digestive flame.

  • UNAM

Spa Cuisine

Yes

Facilities / Activities

Complimentary:

Daily fitness and group wellness activities as per available in RAKxa Wellness Activities calendar include:

  • HIIT
  • ABS
  • BUTT AND THIGHS
  • FASCIA RELEASE
  • YOGA FLOW
  • QI QONG
  • SUNSET YOGA
  • etc

Fee:

  • Pilates Reformer one-on-one at THB4,400

Activities & Attractions close by:

  • Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market (1.1km, 3 minutes) is available on weekends

Offers + Celebrations

  • Ideal Weight – 7 Nights – Offer valid until 31 March 2024

Conscious Actions

Beyond the spa and wellness treatments, activities and cuisine, other Conscious Actions are taken to further benefit you and others:

  • Community Giving
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Organic Products or Cuisine

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Absolute Sanctuary

Koh Samui, Thailand

Absolute Sanctuary is a leading wellness retreat in Asia for fitness, health, lifestyle weight management and more. They provide effect wellness programs that will transform you to the best you.  They pride themselves to be the only authentic fitness wellness retreat in Asia. They are creators of award winning guest experiences, the benefits that can last a lifetime.

The programs leverage on Absolute Sanctuary’s expertise in yoga, Pilates, core programs and healthy food programs from being part of ABSOLUTE YOU, the largest health & lifestyle brand in Thailand, to produce effective results.  Here is a place to reconnect with yourself, recharge, revitalize & re-energize.

Spa Wellness Facts

Spa Philosophy

Absolute Sanctuary provides a wide range of healing therapies and treatments to complement your wellness journey. There is an array of treatments that can be enjoyed either in a comfortable private treatment room or in the open air sala amidst tranquil surroundings. All the therapists and practitioners are professionally trained, ensuring that you are nurtured and attended to with skilled and caring hands. Enhancing and nurturing your well-being.

Spa Facilities

  • Detox Centre with 4 modern colon hydrotherapy rooms
  • Yoga centre with 2 fully equipped yoga studios (outdoor and indoor)
  • Group pilates reformer studio with 10 Merrithew Reformer machines and 8 Core Suspend stations
  • Spa centre with 7 indoor treatment rooms & 6 outdoor treatment rooms
  • Spa cuisine restaurant
  • 20m x 10m infinity edge swimming pool
  • Fitness studio
  • Far Infrared sauna
  • Herbal Steam room
  • Vitamin Juice bar

Spa Treatments

  • Speciality Healing Massages
  • Anti-stress Massages
  • Ytsara Facial treatments
  • Ytsara Body treatments – scrubs, wraps
  • Foot spa
  • Facial Treatments
  • Beauty Treatments – waxing, nails

Spa Product

Absolute Sanctuary has partnered with Asian luxury skin care brand, Ytsara is a mindful skincare brand with a holistic approach. It uses powerful botanicals that are vegan, organic, free from hormone disruptors and harmful chemicals.

Retreat Facts

Location and Access

Located on the tropical island of Koh Samui in the Gulf of Thailand. It is situated north east of the island in Cheong Mon just 5 minutes drive from the International Airport and Chaweng Beach.

Accomodation

Inspired by the stunning architecture of Morocco, Absolute Sanctuary boasts 38 inspired rooms, each featuring vibrant yet soothing colour themes, unique decorative details and modern amenities to ensure that you never want for anything. Absolute Sanctuary is nestled into the hillside with a stunning view of the Gulf of Thailand on Cheong Mon Peninsula.

All of the spacious rooms feature comfortable beds and linens, en-suite bathrooms with stylish tiling, air conditioning & ceiling fan, desk, safe mini-fridge, hair dryers, DVD, telephone and a small terrace where you can relax and enjoy the view. Locally made bathroom amenities are provided.

Dining

The Love Kitchen

A gourmet experience like no other.  Serving healthy tasty cuisine, it is a testimony that healthy food can be deliciously satisfying.  The Love Kitchen has successfully transported the innovative knowhow from Absolute Fit Food in Bangkok and transformed meals into unforgettable moments with the clever use of Superfoods.

Meals are

  • High in Nutrients & Low in calories
  • Enriched with Superfoods & Wholefoods
  • Natural & Organic Ingredients
  • Free of Chemical Additives & Refined Sugar
  • No trans fat

Using a blend of locally produced and imported ingredients, dishes are created bursting with flavour and nutritional goodness that will change your perception of healthy food forever.

Spa Cuisine

Yes.

Facilities & Activities

Yoga Centre with 2 fully equipped yoga studios. One indoor studio featuring a heating system and an outdoor yoga shala with panoramic views of the sea. The yoga center offers up to 25 classes a week and a wide variety of styles such as:

Hot, Flow, Hatha, Detox yoga, Yin, Restorative, Pranayama, Yoga Nidra and Meditation

Absolute Sanctuary offers a complete Pilates program with a group pilates reformer studio with 10 Merrithew® reformer machine and a well equipped private pilates room featuring a Cadillac, chair, barrel and 8 core suspend stations. On offer are group pilates reformer classes following the resort’s unique programming and sequencing to effectively engage the core and private pilates classes, all conducted by their international team of expert instructors.

Fitness Activities such as:

  • Circuit Training
  • Cardio Exercise
  • Boot Camp
  • Cardio Kickboxing
  • Beach Bootcamp
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Group reformer Pilates classes

Fitness Facilities & Reformer Studio:

  • 2 Treadmills
  • 2 Elliptical machines
  • Upright bike
  • Recumbent bike
  • Rower
  • 2 Dumbbell racks
  • Multi station
  • Squat station
  • Functional training station
  • Kettle bell & Medicine ball station
  • Battle robe station
  • Circuit training area

Activities & Attraction close by

  • Elephant Feeding Experience
  • Island sightseeing tours
  • Koh Phangan boat trip
  • Koh Tao and Koh Nangyuan boat trip

Offers + Celebrations

  • Honeymoon + Wedding Anniversary will receive additional benefits
  • Save on room and wellness program rates : Book & Stay before 23 December 2023

Conditions and dates apply and all is subject to change.

Conscious Actions

Beyond the spa and wellness treatments, activities and cuisine, other Conscious Actions are taken to further benefit you and others:

  • Community Giving
  • Organic Products or Cuisine

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Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa

Koh Samui, Thailand

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. Since opening in November 2005, Kamalaya has been offering a holistic wellness experience that integrates healing therapies from East and West, a breathtakingly beautiful natural environment, inspired healthy cuisine and customised wellness programs and retreats.

Kamalaya translates as ‘Lotus Realm’, an enduring symbol of the unfolding of the human spirit. Taking a unique approach to complete wellbeing and personal fulfilment, Kamalaya transcends the usual spa experience to offer opportunities for self-discovery and life enhancement through diverse traditions of healing and holistic lifestyle concepts.

Spa Facts

Philosophy

Integrating the beauty of the surrounding environment into its design, the Wellness Sanctuary features open air treatment spaces as well as deluxe air-conditioned suites. There are over 50 certified wellness professionals 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.

Spa Facilities

  • 7 BIA and general consultation rooms
  • 7 TCM rooms (consultations and treatments)
  • 2 Ayurvedic rooms for Shirodhara
  • 1 Thyroid assessment room
  • 4 foot massage stations (manicure and pedicure)
  • 25 general treatment rooms: 16 single rooms and 9 double rooms for consultations and treatments (3 of which have private steam room)
  • 3 colonic rooms
  • 1 lap pool (25m) & 4 leisure/plunge pools
  • 2 steam rooms
  • 3 Far Infrared Saunas
  • Prana Sala I & Prana Sala II
  • 1 Yoga Pavilion for up to 30 persons
  • Shakti Fitness Centre with latest equipment for cardio and resistance training
  • Padma Fitness I: pilates reformer studio
  • Padma Fitness II: functional fitness studio

Spa Treatments

Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • Initial Consultation
  • Acupuncture
  • Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Cupping
  • Moxibustion

Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • Cupping
  • Moxibustion

Naturopathic Medicine

  • Wellness Consultation
  • Naturopathic Consultation
  • Nutritional Guidance
  • Homeopathy
  • Flower Remedies
  • Far Infrared Sauna
  • Colon Hydrotherapy

Diagnostics

  • Body Bioimpedance Analysis
  • Bioresonance Energy Treatments

Conventional Medicine

  • Medical Doctor Consultation
  • Comprehensive Check-up packages
  • Blood OR Saliva OR Urine Analysis

Mental & Emotional Healing

  • Stress Management
  • Mind-Body Balance
  • Personal Mentoring
  • Meditation
  • Pranayama

Ayurveda Therapy

  • Royal Ayurvedic Traditional Massage
  • Marma Point Massage
  • Shirodhara
  • Kati Vasti
  • Kati Vasti with Herbal Compress
  • Pathaganjaly

Holistic & Therapeutic Body Treatments

  • Kamalaya Signature Treatment: Three Treasure
  • Chi Nei Tsang (Taoist Abdominal Massage)
  • Lymphatic Drainage Treatment
  • Reiki
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Traditional Asian Hand Massage
  • Traditional Asian Foot Massage with Herbal Foot Soak
  • Traditional Asian Foot Massage
  • Traditional Thai Massage
  • Traditional Thai Herbal Compress Massage
  • Vital Essence Oil Massage
  • Upper Body Tension Relief
  • Lower Body Tension Relief
  • Traditional Thai Therapeutic Treatment

Nurturing Body Treatments

  • Oriental Herbal Detoxifying Body
  • Scrub and Wrap
  • Detoxifying Body Scrub
  • Lotus Seed Scrub
  • Lotus Blossom Wrap
  • Lotus Scrub and Wrap
  • Aloe Vera Wrap

Nail Care

  • Spa Manicure
  • Spa Pedicure

Waxing

  • Waxing bikini lines
  • Waxing legs
  • Waxing half legs
  • Waxing underarms
  • Waxing arms
  • Waxing chest
  • Waxing back

Physiotherapy

  • Initial session including assessment
  • Physiotherapy session
  • Myofascial Release Therapy
  • Revival Exercise

Holistic Private Fitness Classes

  • Holistic Fitness Evaluation
  • Personal Training
  • Stretching
  • Super Stretching
  • Qi Gong
  • Tai Chi
  • Yoga
  • Pilates Mat or Reformer

Spa Products

Organic Pharmacy

Experience organic skincare with clinical results for a fresh glow and rejuvenated skin. Our facials by The Organic Pharmacy are 100% chemical free, luxurious, and effective. Utilising natural ingredients from the earth and sea, they only include extracts and essential oils of the highest grade.

Spa Property Facts

Location

Located on the Southern coast of Koh Samui.
45 minutes from Samui International Airport

Arrival & Departures

Check in: 14:00pm
Check out: 12:00 (noon)
Early check in or late check out 50% of room rate is charged.

Accomodation

Kamalaya rests on a lush tropical hillside, sloping down to a tranquil private beach. The 76 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 combined with modern amenities create comfortable, serene and elegant interiors. Nature’s restorative presence is felt through semi-open bathrooms, outdoor terraces and balconies, expansive windows and captivating views.

Dining

There’re several options for local authentic Southern Thai food and healthy restaurants nearby Kamalaya Koh Samui

  • Krua Chao Ban
  • Sabienglay
  • Sweet Sisters

Spa Cuisine

Yes

Facilities/Activities

Complimentary:

  • Morning meditation, Evening meditation, Chakra Meditation, Pranayama
  • Qi Gong, Tai-chi, All types of Yoga
  • Muay Thai movement, Aqua aerobic, Functional circuit training, Gyro kinesis, Salsa dance
  • Tea sharing meet new friends
  • Workshop mindfulness, Workshop building resilience, Introduction talk, New moon sound healing
  • Movie night

Fee:

  • Reformer pilates plus (THB 1,118.15/ person)
  • Cooking class: Thai or Detox cuisine (THB 2,648.25/ person)

Activities & Attractions close to the spa property:

  • Laemsor Temple: 10 minutes
  • Hin Ta Hin Yai (Grandfather and Grandmother rocks): 12 minutes
  • Silangu Temple: 10 minutes
  • Lamai Beach: 20 minutes
  • Crystal Bay: 18 minutes

Offers + Celebrations

  • Honeymoon & Wedding anniversary ~ early or late check out, plus fresh fruit bowl and flowers in room on arrival
  • New Years Eve ~ a compulsory surcharge applies
  • Repeat Guest receive a bonus night per stay
  • Repeat Guest when staying 7 / pay 6
  • Save – book before 31 March 2024

Conditions and dates apply and all is subject to change.

Conscious Actions

Beyond the spa and wellness treatments, activities and cuisine, other Conscious Actions are taken to further benefit you and others:

  • Community Giving
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Organic Products or Cuisine

Packages

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