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Samahita Retreat

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Key Information:
Specialty Category: Health and wellness retreat
Location: Thailand
Region: Asia
Min Price: 140 US Dollar (USD) per day
Max Price: 179 US Dollar (USD) per day

M21547 is a small, intimate retreat center located on a peaceful beach, away from the busy tourist areas and chosen for its proximity to the important cultural and historical landmark, Laem Sor Pagoda. We are family friendly!

Owned and directed by senior yogi, educator and researcher, Paul Dallaghan, M21547 has been a location for practice, learning and relaxation for tens of thousands of guests, from all walks of life. M21547 is a place where new friends are made. We welcome guests to come and find connection to the practices and to new friends, joining an international yoga and health community which continues even when people return to their home countries.

Whether you are brand new to yoga or well-established in practice, our range of Retreats, Programs & Yoga Teacher Trainings are specially designed to promote growth and well-being.

We offer both ‘Led’ and ‘Self-Practice-Mysore style’ classes in all our offerings, enabling you to develop a set of practices to take home. Choose from a range of detox, health and wellness spa options, including relaxing massage and de-stress programs or simply relax and enjoy a healthy beach holiday.

For your health and environment, M21547 is a smoke and alcohol free retreat center.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Property amenities:
Yoga Shala: “Yoga shala,” in Sanskrit, denotes the room or practice area where yogic practices take place. Many of the old yogic texts, in particular Hatha yoga ones, offer guidelines on how to design such a structure. Taking into account old wisdom and modern knowledge, we have built our shala. It is the central feature of M21547 and the hub of all activity.

Meditation Garden: We have created next to our yoga shala a garden for quiet contemplation, fire ceremony and other ritual practices, as well as meditation sessions.

Herbal Steam Room: Close to the pool and with windows looking out to the beach is our herbal steam room, which uses a combination of thirty Thai herbs, plants, and spices gathered locally on Samui.

Beachside Swimming Pool: Right by the beach is our swimming pool, which has plenty of sun beds and a large shallow area for children. In keeping with our efforts to stay as close to nature as possible, it is a saltwater pool, which is easier on your eyes, hair, skin, and internal organs than chlorinated water.

Eco-Lifestyle Shop: Browse our selection of high quality products from Yoga mats to yoga wear, educational books, DVD’s and jewellery.

Wellness Center: Samahita Wellness offers a number of wellness programs for detoxification, general health and well-being.

Beachside Lounge: Next to our dining area is a beachside lounge opening wide onto the beach, with panoramic views and gentle sea breezes (unless the wind is up, then it’s positively cool!). This area is equipped with a full-size screen for video presentations and movies, a library, and plenty of cushions. We’ll gladly connect your Ipod to the sound system if you want to share your sounds (within reason, of course). An offshoot from it is an extended private shala at the water’s edge.

You’ll know you’re in the tropics, at the beach, and enjoying your time.

Nearby attractions and activities:
Things To Do In Koh Samui

What to see? As well as being a tropical haven of beaches, five star hotels and spas, Samui has a rich Buddhist heritage and is home to many active temples. Only a five minute walk from M21547 is the Laem Sor Pagoda. With its shining golden tiles and peaceful atmosphere next to the mangroves and the ocean you can also visit the remains of Leung Poo Daeng, a realized monk and climb up to the Khao Chedi, high on the mountain with breathtaking views. Wat Kunaram is home to the preserved body of the revered Lung Padaeng, known as the Mummified Monk as he is still sitting in the meditation position over 20 years after his death. The most iconic Buddha statue on Samui is Wat Phra Yai, or Big Buddha temple not far from the Airport, where you can climb the steps up to see the large majestic Buddha. Only a short drive from here is Wat Ban Plai Leam where you will find is a large selection of intricately designed temples.

Beaches: For deep swimming beaches the North and East of Samui have less reef protection, with Chaweng’s powdery sands drawing in vast crowds of tourists from around the globe. A hub of shopping, nightlife and entertainment, this bustling metropolis feels like a million miles from the tranquility of M21547’s quiet beach.Silver Beach near Lamai is still reminiscent of old Samui with a few family run resorts and restaurants and is a favorite for swimming beach with the locals.

Where to shop? For holiday trinkets and gifts, visit the peaceful and traditional port town of Nathon, or the busier bustle of Lamai. The island’s largest tourist hub is Chaweng which is home to miles of stalls and stands selling everything from carved elephants to buckets and spades. Feel free to barter and be aware that many of the clothes and handbags are counterfeit – hence the low prices.

From 5 pm until late on certain days the towns close off one street to traffic creating ‘Walking Street’. These colourful market events combine delicious hawker food, fun shopping, live music and performance.

Thursday – Maenam
Friday- Bophut Fisherman’s Village
Saturday – Nathon
Sunday -Lamai

For beautiful high quality hand crafted Buddha statues from Thailand and Burma visit Double Dutch next to Big Buddha Temple.

On land and on sea… Join an organised tour from Samahita and the long tail boats (with shade) will collect you right in front of the shala and whisk you off to the peaceful tropical islands of Koh Matsum and Koh Tan for snorkeling and relaxing. Enjoy the stunning islands of the Anthong Marine National Park on a fun packed day trip, made famous by Alex Garland as the setting for his novel, ‘The Beach’. Visitors can swim, snorkel and visit the park headquarters on a beautiful white beach and climb to the view point for a breath-taking panorama, before lunch and a visit to the emerald lake. Discover the best dive sites in the region with the award winning 100 Degrees East Samui Dive Team on board their 35 ft dive speed boat. See the sights of Samui with Mr. Ung’s Full day Magical Jungle Safari. From temples to waterfalls, monkey shows to traditional rubber tapping, these highly professional and experienced guides will show you the best of the island from their iconic 4×4 jeeps.For those interested in learning more about Thailand’s martial art MuayThai visit the MuayThai Camp in Lamai, and if you’re a lover not a fighter and you want to see some Thaidancing, it is available at many of the islands hotels and restaurants, however the fine dining and romantic atmosphere at Zazen in Bophut is a lovely setting to enjoy this beloved art form.

Fun for the children. Thins to do. With over 1,000 feet of bouncy castles, tunnels, slides and swings children under eight can burn off steam at Fairways, the islands first soft play center while parents relax in the coffee shop downstairs.100 baht per child, open seven days a week, 10 am-7 pm. Children and adults can get up close and personal with a range of tropical birds and animals at Paradise Park Farm. High on the mountain of KhaoPom with panoramic views of the ocean and tropical jungle, there’s also a playground, infinity swimming pool and restaurant. (Call to arrange a pick up).

Feel like dancing? Villa Chocolat is only a five minute drive from Samahita, home to ballet classes for adults and children, as well as a tea room serving hand made Belgian truffles cakes and coffee. For a later night and more raucus affair head to Chaweng’s infamous Soi Green Mango, anytime after 10 pm. This is Samui’s party capital, home to Sound, Sweet soul and a host of lively bars and clubs. (Not for the faint hearted!) Chaweng’s Warm up bars include the beachfront Ark Bar and the street side Solo or the friendly Australian themed Bondai bar.

Location:
Directly on the beach of course! M21547 lies on the south coast of Koh Samui, a tropical island in the Gulf of Thailand that still has long stretches of pristine beaches and unspoiled land.

Policy:
Check out is at noon, Check in at 2 pm. Smoke & Alcohol free facility. Family and child friendly! We offer childcare. Minimum 3 nights' stay.

The rate is inclusive of:
- Full yoga program
- Fully equipped accommodation with AC
- Full brunch and dinner buffets
- Mineral drinking water
- Herbal steam room
- Salt water swimming pool
- Wi Fi internet
- Service charge
- VAT government tax
- Thank you and we look forward to you joining us.

Packages:
De-Stress Program: The De-stress Program is personalised to suit your needs. Using the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda, coupled with yoga practices, daily coaching sessions, a nutritious diet, herbal supplements and healing therapies your system will come naturally into balance.

We have carefully developed an Ayurvedic herbal stress-relief remedy, added high quality nutritional supplements, delicious home cooked meals, fresh juices and smoothies and combined them with relaxing, rejuvenating therapies, yoga, breath work & meditation practices and de-stress technique sessions to offer a holistic living approach to stress management. You will leave feeling refreshed with tools to manage your stress at home and work.

For Whom? The De-stress Program is suitable for anyone needing to rebalance their body and mind after a period of stress, ill health or hard work. It is also suitable for those simply wishing to take time out to nurture themselves, understand their stress and relax deeply while engaging in yoga practices and healthy living.

Price Includes:
- Our special Ayurvedic herbal de-stress formula
- Yoga practices, breath-work & meditation
- Personal De-Stress coaching sessions on identifying your stress, managing it and creating lasting change
- ‘Body & Soul’ therapies
- Body Wrap or Body Scrub
- Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) Therapy
- Far Infrared Sauna Therapy
- Probiotic and superfood supplementation
- Specially developed Ayurvedic body oil to perform abhyanga
- Delicious and nutritious buffet meals
- Specific dosha balancing fresh juices and smoothies
- Samahita’s Ayruveda-inspired “Stress Free Living Guide”
- De-Stress Welcome kit with goodies to calm the 5 senses
- Full use of M21547 facilities including pool and steam room
- Pre-arrival guidelines to help you prepare for your de-stress programs
- Post-program recommendations to help you maintain the benefits of your time here
- Essential Program guests also receive their choice of specialised private De-Stress sessions including: Reiki, Nutrition counseling, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Yoga or Meditation.

Length of Time. To get the most out of the process it is recommended to participate in a De-stress program for at least 7 to 10 days.

Rates:
- 7 Day Essential De-stress=56870 THB (Shared Two bedroom Loft)
- 7 Day Essential De-stress=61660 THB (Semi Private)
- 7 Day Essential De-stress=66200 THB (Single)
- For more info on rates and different packages, please contact us.

7 Day Essential Detox– Program Overview. People’s backgrounds, diet and lifestyle differ. Similarly, the intensity of a detox program must also offer a differentiation. For certain body types or high levels of toxicity a strong fast would not be advised but rather a supported approach. For others with slower metabolism and experience in detoxing, a fasting oriented approach may suit. For this reason, we personalise your detox program taking your needs, goals and preferences into account and balancing them with our professional expertise to provide you with the perfect detoxing experience. The daily detox support meeting provides an opportunity for adjusting your program as needed. Our team are standing by to support you.

Program Inclusions:
- Our special Ayurvedic herbal detox formula
- Yoga practices and breath-work
- Yogic cleansing techniques
- Far infrared sauna therapy
- Chi Nei Tsang – therapeutic abdominal massage
- ‘Body & Soul’ therapies
- Fiber, probiotic and superfood supplementation
- Specially developed Ayurvedic body oil to perform abhyanga
- Specific foods, fruits, broths, juices and teas
- An optional liver and gall bladder flush
- Detox Welcome Kit
- Full Yoga Thailand facilities including pool and steam room
- Full staff support including daily meetings with our experienced wellness team
- Pre-arrival guidelines to help you prepare for your detox
- Post- detox guidelines to help you transition from your detox
- Optional Liver and Gallbladder Flush on all Models
- Each participant has the choice, though it is recommended, to add in this flush towards the end of the detox program. It aids the detoxification process.

Length of Time to Detox. To get the most out of the process it is recommended to participate in a detox program for at least 7 to 10 days.

Rates:
- 7 Day Essential Detox=54350 THB (Shared two bedroom loft)
- 7 Day Essential Detox=59140 THB (Semi private)
- 7 Day Essential Detox=63680 THB (Single)
- For more info on rates and packages, please contact us.

Notes:
Yoga Daily Program. This is M21547’s basic all-inclusive yoga holiday option which includes accommodation, food, yoga and breath work. Yoga Daily Program is suitable for levels, beginners are welcome. For the morning sessions you can choose between led asana or guided self-practice (Mysore) with an hour of gentle restorative and yin yoga in the afternoons. Classes are taught by different teachers from our M21547 team.

If you would prefer to join a comprehensive 7 day Retreat, working closely with one specific teacher please visit our Upcoming Retreat Schedule.

Rates for Yoga Daily Program (THB) (Minimum 3 Nights' Stay)
- Single superior room 5,800 per person
- Semi-Private room 5,210 per person
- Share two bedroom loft 4,540 per person
- Non Residential 3,700 per person.

About This Supplier
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Location: Thailand
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2015
Client Request Served: New partner

M21547 was established in 2003 on Koh Samui, and is known as the island’s hidden gem. Formerly known as ”Yoga Thailand”, our boutique, full service retreat center features 40 rooms, a detox and wellness center and the celebrated health-food restaurant, Sattva Dining. M21547 is a small, intimate retreat center...

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