Arguably Asia’s original and one of the world's best wellness destination spas, this exquisite resort offers world-class service, facilities and treatments for the ultimate luxury wellness holiday.
Chiva-Som translates as ‘Haven of Life’ which is an apt description for this comprehensive wellness sanctuary that prides itself on personalised wellness experiences with a holistic approach to wellness, incorporating mind, body and spirit to bring a healing balance to your lifestyle. Spa aficionados from around the world come here to relax, de-stress and enjoy a diverse range of innovative therapies and treatments. Whether you’re looking for an all-round healthy holiday and the chance to recharge your batteries or you’re in search of a life-changing programme and preventative health plan, the highly-trained therapists can devise a personalised wellness plan to help you relax, restore and rejuvenate.
The immaculate gardens and tranquil lake offer plenty of relaxing spots for quiet contemplation and provide a nourishing environment for a healthy holiday. Listen to the soothing sound of the waves during a morning T’ai Chi Chuan class in the pavillion and align your body and mind in the open-air yoga pavilion. A superb choice of daily fitness classes range from high-intensity Tabata to sedately-paced, mind and body focused Ashtanga yoga and meditation.
The wellness facilities here will impress even the most seasoned health spa visitor. Choose from extensive fitness and physiotherapy treatments, modern aesthetic treatments, holistic serviecs and a spa boasting around 200 treatments, from flotation therapy to chakra balancing with crystal therapy. The service is sublime and with a high staff to guest ratio you can rest assured that this team of experts will be dedicated to helping you achieve your personal health and wellness goals.
The resort’s award-winning wellness cuisine is nutritious, low in fat, and made with fresh fruit and vegetables from the resort’s organic garden. Enjoy wellness cuisine in the elegant Emerald Room or a choice of healthy meals and a wider range of dishes, including healthy Thai dinners and international snacks, at the beachside Taste of Siam restaurant. Don’t miss the popular Saturday night seafood barbecue! The Orchid Lounge serves rejuvenating herbal teas.
The exquisite rooms feature stylish interiors featuring bamboo, teak and silk. The traditionally-styled Thai Pavillions have an authentic design and shared terrace. The newly-renovated Ocean Rooms and spacious Ocean Suites feature warm colours, a bacony or terrace and luxurious touches including an oil burner with your choice of scent. In order to maintain the serenity of the resort, the use of mobile phones, computers and other electronic devices is confined to your room.
Tucked away in 7-acre tropical gardens on a vast stretch of beach just a five minute drive from the resort town of Hua Hin
Good to know
The resort welcomes guests aged 16 and over. Alcoholic beverages are limited to Champagne and wine, and are available on request only from 6pm. Minibars are stocked with mineral waters and non-alcoholic beverages only. Smoking is not permitted in the resort or on the public beach but it is allowed in a designated outdoor area. Mobile phones, i-Pads, Kindles, cameras and laptops are allowed in bedrooms but not in public areas, to create a sense of calm and peace for everyone to enjoy. There is a maximum of 2 people permitted per room.
54 modern rooms and suites
• Relax on a heated waterbed in the spa’s water therapy suites* • Enjoy a tour of the resort’s organic garden • Join a gyrokinesis class which incorporates movements from yoga, dance, t'ai chi, gymnastics and swimming • Take the free shuttle to Hua Hin’s buzzing night market • Boost your circulation and increase your muscle tone with a Body Jet Blitz treatment* • Learn how to recreate tasty local dishes during a cooking class*
2 restaurants, relaxation lounge
*Denotes local charge