|Welcome to Kamalaya Hotel Koh Samui
Kamalaya is a Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa on the tropical island of Koh Samui, Thailand. Its integral concept is Holistic Wellness. Its location, facilities, programs, retreats, cuisine, and Kamalaya's Team together create a synergy of nurturing for your whole being.
Centred 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 is a place where you can discover your Self, within a sanctuary of natural beauty, health specialists, and inspired teachers. Kamalaya honors the sacredness of solitude, and shares the joy of community.
Beach Front Villa - interior
Beach Pool Villa - Exterior
Hillside Room - Twin
Hillside Room - Double
Kamalaya was designed to integrate into its surrounding landscape. Built in a valley, its accommodation options include cosy Hillside Rooms, open Suites and spacious Villas overlooking the pristine coastline of southern Koh Samui. Buildings are nestled 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, elegant interiors.
All accommodation include the following:
Air-conditioning, CD & stereo system, refrigerator, beverage & snack facilities, personal safe, telephone and internet connection.
- 24 Hillside Rooms (35 sqm)
- 10 Suites (65 sqm)
- 21 Villas (75 - 100 sqm)
- 1 Beach Pool Villa (87 sqm)
- 1 Rock Top Villa - 2 Bedroom, multi-floor plan (215 sqm)
- 3 Beach Front Villas - (100 - 128 sqm)
Traditional thai massage
Kamalaya's healthy, inspired cuisine is a fusion of Eastern and Western culinary traditions. Menus include extensive vegetarian options as well as fresh fish, seafood, poultry and lamb dishes. Fresh juices, signature tonics, herbal teas and wines are also served, along with customized meals for those undertaking detox programs or with special dietary requirements.
Kamalaya's dining areas, Soma Restaurant, Amrita Café, and the Alchemy Bar all offer refreshment in open-style interior settings with breathtaking views.
Soma Restaurant - Breakfast and Dinner
Amrita Café - Lunch, Snacks and Beverages
Alchemy Bar/ Tea Lounge - Teas, Elixirs, Wines & signature tonics; healthy appetizers and desserts
Herbal Steam Cavern and Ambient Plunge Pools
Kamalaya's herbal steam cavern is equipped with an interior waterfall and exterior natural rock wall. Three plunge pools of varying temperatures are situated close by for cooling the body after steam session. All offer magnificent tranquil views of the coast, and are nestled amidst tropical vegetation.
Far Infrared Sauna
Far Infrared therapy provides deeply penetrating heat while maintaining a comfortable air temperature of 32-45 degrees Celsius. Use of far infrared sauna has many therapeutic benefits; it stimulates circulation, increases metabolism and burning of calories, and promotes detoxification to purify the body. Kamalaya's facilites include 2 private wooden saunas and are equipped with speakers for ambient music during your sauna, and private outdoor shower, a sauna may accommodate up to 4 persons at one time if desired.
The Hilltop Yoga Pavilion is perched atop Koh Samui's rugged coastline. This open-air, natural wood-floored space is perfect for yoga practice and for fostering a connection with nature. Nestled amidst giant, granite boulders and trees, the Yoga Pavilion draws in all elements of nature, offering a stunning panorama of the sea and outlying islands and mountains, and the perfect sunset view. Its capacity for yoga classes is 40
The open-air, natural wood-floored Yoga Sala is nestled above the Holistic Spa is a meditative sanctuary for Kamalaya's daily scheduled classes.
Shakti Fitness Centre
The Shakti Fitness Center is fully equipped with weight and fitness training equipment, where personal instruction in Strength Training, Functional Resistance Training, Pilates and other exercise modalities is available to complement your yoga practice.
Kamalaya's Holistic Spa brings together authentic ancient healing traditions with contemporary therapies and facilities to nurture your being in every way. The Spa itself is a tranquil oasis set amidst tropical vegetation and granite boulders, with serene views of the sea below.
A diverse range of holistic therapies, therapeutic body treatments, restorative massages, and nurturing body treatments are offered by highly skilled therapists. We invite you forget the stresses of your day and explore the possibilities...
Experience blissful relaxation, stillness, and your inner Self.
- Gallery Shop - A variety of handicrafts and essentials
- Art Gallery - Exhibition of international art - painting, photography, sculptures and prints
- 24hrs Library and TV Lounge with internet facilities
Koh Samui, also known as 'the island of the coconuts,' is the third largest Thai island, after Phuket and Koh Chang. With jungle covered hills and palm fringed bays, Koh Samui is 22 km at its widest point and 13 km in length, located 700 south of Bangkok. Neighboring islands include Koh Tao, (one of the top diving islands in Asia), Koh Phangan, Angthong National Marine Park, Koh Tan and beautiful Koh Nang Yuan.
A favorite holiday destination for travelers worldwide, Koh Samui offers diving, golf, waterfalls, trekking, beautiful beaches, health retreats, exotic spas and fine dining. A day trip around the island introduces you to small villages, Thai and Chinese temples, old Chinese heritage architecture, lush coconut groves and idyliic seaside restaurants all around the island. Well known beaches are Chaweng, Lamai, Bophut, Big Buddha, Choeng Mon, Hua Thanon and Maenam.
Before the 70's when backpackers discovered Koh Samui, it was a tranquil home to mainly coconut farmers and fishermen. Since then the island development has been steady, and this up-market paradise is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Thailand, and the spa capital of the region.
Koh Samui can be reached by frequent flights from Bangkok, Phuket, Singapore and direct Samui/Hong Kong, Samui/Kuala Lumpur flights.