Samkara Experiences

Samkara is more than a destination. It’s an experience. Our luxury holidays combine rejuvenating and empowering retreats with a wide collection of delightful pleasures to satisfy all your senses.

FACILITIES

Our boutique cliff side resort offers a number of different luxurious facilities nestled across a 16,000 square meter jungle canopy with sunset views throughout. Discover each as you walk amidst our lush enchanted garden.

Spa & Holistic Healing

Pamper yourself in style. Our luxurious spa offers you the space and professional attention needed to indulge in various spa facilities and latest revitalising treatments. Staffed with both bodyworkers and holistic energy workers, you can rest easy as you heal the mind, body, and soul. Please contact us for private booking requests.

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Herbal Sauna

Detoxify your body with heat. Our sauna provides a constant flow of hot steam mixed with locally grown herbs such as ginger and lemongrass to hep you breath easy and relax completely after another perfect day in Paradise. Its dome shape design also provides great resonance for sound healing and chanting. Please contact us for private booking requests.

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Cold Plunge

Follow the Nordic tradition. Our cold plunge is an excellent way of cooling down after a sauna, leaving your body feeling noticeably more relaxed. As the blood vessels in your skin and subcutaneous tissue contract, your blood flow is diverted inwards, sending an increased supply of blood to inner organs such as your kidneys. Please contact us for private booking requests.

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Infinity Pool

The most iconic landmark on the resort property. Our large 180 square meter salt water infinity pool is suspended high in the hillside overlooking the ocean with panoramic sunset views. Featuring a built-in jacuzzi and equipped with plush poolside lounge seats and cabanas. Please contact us for private booking requests.

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Yoga Shala

Practice your flow amidst nature. Our large circulate 135 square meter yoga shala is surrounded by lush tropical scenery and offers enough space to fit up to 25 yoga mats comfortably. With its ability to open up to the jungle for natural airflow or close it completely with support from large ceiling fans, its functionality allows you to create the perfect intimate space for classes and workshops of any size. Please contact us for private booking requests.

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Restaurant & Lounge

Gourmet meals with a view. Our ocean-facing dining facilities are split between a large covered outdoor dining terrace and an indoor lounge. Both serving healthy meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; as well as light afternoon snacks upon request. Our executive chef offers a balanced combination of vegetarian, vegan, raw, and fruitarian meals as well as locally caught seafood for those still in a healthy dietary transition. Please contact us for private booking requests.

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Starlit Rooftop Cinema

Stars under the stars. Our rooftop atrium is converted into a open-aired cinematic experience like none other. Screening films new and old that are in support our vision of health, wellness and self-development. Enjoy educational, spiritual, and inspiration movies along with thought-provoking award-winning documentaries. Please contact us for private booking requests.

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DINING

Our skilful and artistic chefs create edible art using the freshest local ingredients along with premium quality imported produce. We provide three healthy meals per day including a wide selection of vegetarian, vegan, raw, and fresh local seafood. Complimented by fresh and colourful super smoothies, freshly pressed juices, and scientifically designed detox shakes. Guests can also order a la carte outside of dinning hours.

Vegan Cuisine

Discipline yourself with the strictest form of vegetarianism. Our executive chef offers a vibrant, plant-based, vegan menu excluding all animal products including dairy, honey, and some refined sugars. This diet assists with losing excess weight, lowers blood sugar levels, improves kidney function, lowers your risk of heart disease, and may even protect against certain cancers.

Vegetarian Cuisine

Enjoy an ancient cuisine based on food that meets vegetarian standards by not including meat and animal tissue products. Our kitchen caters to lacto-vegetarianism, which is the earliest known type of vegetarianism recorded in India, where dairy products such as milk and cheese are permitted allowing our executive chef to cater to a broader diet.

Raw & Fruitarian Cuisine

Keep it light. Experience a way of eating that involves a huge dietary increase in the number of unprocessed and uncooked fruits and vegetables. The more you consume foods that maintain their aliveness, the more life force you will be able to embody. Our executive chef ensures to include nuts, seeds, sprouted grains, beans and raw vegetables with every meal to ensure you receive the fat and protein you need during your holiday, which will also help slow down any blood sugar spikes that come from eating only fruit.

Seafood Cuisine

Bridging the gap. We serve the freshest locally caught seafood, rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and fatty Omega-3 acids such as shrimp, crab, fish and squid, known to be incredibly important for your body and brain. Exquisitely prepared by our executive chef to provide you with an extraordinary substitute as you transition over from a traditional diet as we do not serve meat such as pork, chicken, and steak.

Detox Formula

Scientific and 100% natural. The mythology behind our detox formula applies to medicinal Thai herbs and plants as ingredients for unique shake formulas, designed to promote the release of toxins trapped in the body and at the same time, to both nourish and protect the body from oxidative damage from released toxins. Our detox shake is created in partnership with Amrita Wellness.

LEISURE

We offer a number of breathtaking adventures for you to enjoy during your luxury island holiday. Create life long memories by combining unique island activities with the all-inclusive features offered with Samkara Luxury Retreats.

Snorkeling

Discover a thriving underwater eco-system filled with vibrant life and stunning colours. A deep sea world gently reminding you to enjoy the moment, maintain a healthy break, and love life. The island boasts many beaches rich in coral reefs and aquatic life for you to discover.

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Scuba Diving

Immerse yourself in another world inhabited by stunning underwater creatures curious to safely approach you and make you feel welcome. We offer a number of different scuba diving experiences to either learn, further develop, or simply have fun with this unbelievable experience.

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Kitesurfing

Spend the afternoon both on and above the ocean as you glide the winds and launch high in the sky. The island boasts great kite surfing conditions depending on season and we are partnered with the most professional kite surfing schools on the island to ensure your experience is safe and memorable.

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Guided Bicycle Tours

Take a guided bicycle tour around the island in slow motion giving you the time and safety to take in the friendly local island spirit and breath in the nutrient-rich, fresh ocean air. Not to mention this activity is great for keeping in shape and discovering astonishing tropical scenery.

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Muay Thai Kick Boxing

Breathe deeply and feel the connection between mind, body, and soul; as you participate in authentic Thai culture with the martial art of Thai kickboxing. This ancient practice of will help you release stress and increase your hand-eye coordination, cardiovascular health, total body strength, and body composition.

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World Famous Parties

Koh Phangan is home to many world famous events that happen regularly such as the notorious Full Moon Party, Half Moon Festival, and many others alike. It also offers a more intimate nightlife for those looking to escape the masses such as jam bars featuring open-mic nights for you to impress your new friends or serenade that special someone.

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Angthong Marine Park

Spend a gorgeous day sailing on the ocean visiting a pristine archipelago of 42 picturesque islands in the Gulf of Thailand known as Anything Marine Park. Stop off at an preserved eco-island for a quick swim, kayaking, or hiking up 450 meters for iconic pictures that will surely leave your friends and family back home in envy.

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Kayaking

Explore the island as far as you can see. There are many beautiful small isolated and deserted beaches surrounding the coasts of the island to be discovered and enjoyed, as well as smaller islands offshore from Koh Phangan which can be visited and explored.

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Beaches Hoping

Although Koh Phangan is a relatively small island compared to its neighbour Koh Samui, it boasts over 30 beaches each offering something unique. Some must be trekked through the jungle, whereas others can easily be accessed by road access. They all differ in composition ranging from fine white sand, rocks, to even beaches made entirely of small quartz crystals.

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Waterparks

Access your inner child again as you laugh the day away at world famous waterparks such as a lake-top obstacle course called "The Challenge / Wipe Out Course" or soar high in the air at "SlipNFly" as you slide down a 30 meter long water slide engineered to launch you 40 feet in the air and land in a deep pool.

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Guided Nature Hikes

Spend the morning following paths deep in the jungle on a guided hike towards the island’s highest peak, where you can observe the island and the entire Gulf of Thailand with 360 panoramic views from 627 meters above sea level.

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Temples

Spend time with Buddhist monks and receive blessings for whatever you currently seek help and assistance with from a high power. Koh Phangan is the original island to have been settled upon in the Gulf of Thailand and was originally discovered by monks traveling by sea who felt its strong healing and spiritual energy. The island is home to over 15 temples each welcoming tourists eager to pay respects and learn the teachings of the Buddha.

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EVENTS & WEDDINGS

Samkara is host to a number of different colourful events held regularly throughout the year that are open to the public or by special event request such as teacher trainings, weddings, visiting masters, keynote speakers, celebrity meet & greets, and much more. Contact us today to host your event with us!

Weddings & Honeymoons

Create life long memories with your soulmate. Samkara offers dazzling wedding and honeymoon packages tailor made to your ultimate desire by our crafted wedding planning team featuring catering services, photographers, music & dance performances, florists, monks, and much more. Contact us today to book your dream wedding and honeymoon!

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Meetings

Reach positive agreements with good energy. Our luxury boutique resort offers a number of different facilities and rooms to best accommodate you and your congregation size. All of which are equipment with all the professional materials you expect to host a successful meeting to get the job done quickly and efficiently.

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Conferences & Seminars

Enrich your understanding of the ever-changing world we live in today. Samkara invites fascinating speakers from both local and international communities to discuss relevant, compelling, and academic ideas with Samkara guests and the local community. Contact us today to book out our resort to host your own conference or seminar.

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Visiting Masters

Connect with the Divine through a highly conscious being. Samkara is home to a number of mystics, gurus, shamans, and other influential spiritual leaders. We always ensure to share their presence and Love with you when they bless us with their return to the island. Contact us today to organise a season of Satsangs for our own following or the local community.

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Community events

Dive into the local spirit and join our regular community events as we hold space for guest and the local community to come together to celebrate life through various forms of arts & entertainment such as artisan markets, early morning ecstatic dances, and various group based healing ceremonies. Contact us today to host your next event or workshop.

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Host an event

Partner with us to host an exciting event for your friends, family, co-workers, or the community both locally and abroad. Our facilities provide you and your team with all the necessary amenities needed to host an impressive event, retreat, or workshop that will keep your attendees talking about you for years to come.

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HOLISTIC TREATMENTS

Samkara’s Luxury Holistic Spa offers a wider variety of healing bodywork and energy work to better assist retreat guests in achieving their optimum health goals, both physically and energetically during their stay with us. These ancient treatments aid in detoxifying, recovering, and the releasing of deep emotional and energetic blockages, often times preventing you from performing at your highest potential.

REIKI/QI HEALING

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one's "life force energy" is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy. Book a session with our experienced professionals today!

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CHI NEI TSANG MESSAGE

Chi Nei Tsang literally means working the energy of the internal organs. In a systematic manner, the abdomen is warmed with oil prepared with palming massage strokes, and then worked from the right side to the left side. They finish by grounding the person with other massage techniques on the legs, arms and face. Book a session with our experienced professionals today!

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CRANIAL SACRAL THERAPY

Cranial sacral therapy seeks to restore the natural position of the bones and can decrease stress from chronic injuries as well as provide relief from migraine headaches, neck and back pain, temporomandibular joint disorder and much more. Book a session with our experienced professionals today!

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HYPNOTHERAPY

Hypnotherapy uses guided relaxation, intense concentration, and focused attention to achieve a heightened state of awareness that is sometimes called a trance. The person's attention is so focused while in this state that anything going on around the person is temporarily blocked out or ignored. In this naturally occurring state, a person may focus his or her attention on specific thoughts or tasks. Book a session with our experienced professionals today!

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ASTROLOGICAL READING

Astrology is the study of the correlation between the astronomical positions of the planets and events on earth. Astrologers believe that the positions of the Sun, Moon, and planets at the time of a person’s birth have a direct influence on that person’s character. These positions are thought to affect a person’s destiny, although many Astrologers feel that free will plays a large role in any individual’s life. Book a session with our experienced professionals today!

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SHAMANIC SOUND HEALING

Shamanic Sound Healing Journeys are beautiful sound based meditations using high frequency healing instruments, sung & spoken voice, guided meditation & shamanic medicine songs to evoke a state of well being, relaxation, deep peace and inner harmony. Book a session with our experienced professionals today!

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ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY

Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles through your skin at strategic points on your body. A key component of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain. Increasingly, it is being used for overall wellness, including stress management. Book a session with our experienced professionals today!

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CUPPING THERAPY

Cupping is the term applied to a technique that uses small glass cups or bamboo jars as suction devices that are placed on the ski to disperse and break up stagnation and congestion by drawing congested blood, energy or other humors to the surface. Book a session with our experienced professionals today!

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REBIRTHING

Conscious breathing involves connecting the inhalation to the exhalation in a relaxed rhythm. When this rhythmic breathing is done in a relaxed state for more than a few minutes, you will start to experience some dynamic energy flows in your body. Rebirthing is much more than just a therapy as it has tremendous therapeutic and healing effects in all levels of your being. Book a session with our experienced professionals today!

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TENSION & TRAUMA RELEASE

TRE (Tension and Trauma Release Exercises) is an innovative series of exercises that assist the body in releasing deep muscular patterns of stress, tension, and trauma. TRE safely activates a natural reflex mechanism of shaking or vibrating that releases muscular tension, calming down the nervous system and encouraging the body to return back to a state of balance. Book a session with our experienced professionals today!

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REFLEXOLOGY

Reflexology is an alternative treatment for a variety of conditions and has been in use for thousands of years. The ancient Chinese and Egyptians have documented practices similar to reflexology as a treatment for certain afflictions. It involves the reflexologist applying pressure to specific areas in the hands, feet, and ears that affect certain reflex areas of the body. Book a session with our experienced professionals today!

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TOK SEN MASSAGE

Tok Sen - is a unique, one of a kind massage and it’s therapeutic effect is recognized as the most effective massage in the world. This technique allows you to remove the blockage in the energy channels, activate the acupressure points and promote the normal flow of energy in the body, relax the clenched muscles of the body, mainly the ones that are impossible to reach with other massage techniques. Book a session with our experienced professionals today!

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CONTACT US

Samkara Luxury Wellness
Retreat & Holistic Spa

+66 (0) 89 9733205
info@samkarawellness.com

Samkara Reservation Team

+66 (0) 89 9733205
reservations@samkarawellness.com

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