Luxury wellness holidays and retreats in Thailand
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Best months to visit
As a tropical destination, the seasons in Thailand split between the rainy and dry seasons. During November to April you can expect cooler temperatures and little rainfall. Temperatures rise from February to June, then humid temperatures and heavy bursts of rainfall is common between June and September.
From the mountainous landscapes and sacred temples in the north to the turquoise seas and postcard-perfect islands in the south, Thailand sets a remarkable scene for a health and wellness retreat. Along with the luxury hotels overlooking palm-fringed bays and tantalising street food scene, Thailand is also renowned for its traditional Thai medicine and healing practices. Wellness-seekers flock to Thailand’s destination spas and yoga and meditation retreats based on Buddhist philosophy. Health Travel partners closely with the best medical spas and wellness retreats in Thailand, including Chiva-Som in Hua Hin, Amanpuri in Phuket and Kamalaya in Koh Samui. With a dedicated Wellness Specialist, we tailor each experience to your personal health goals, then blend your retreat with authentic experiences to help you deeply reconnect. Snorkel and dive among colourful reefs or hike through the Chiang Mai’s forests to a Mong Hill Tribe village for an introduction to indigenous Thai culture. Take a Thai cooking class with a local chef or delve into nature with a multi-level waterfall trail led by a private guide.
Top places to visit in Thailand for health & wellness
Phuket's azure waters and tantalising Thai tastes are simply unmissable. Swimming at Kata Noi beach, hiking to see the spectacular vistas from Karon View Point and shopping by nightfall in the bustling Naka Market is just a part of the appeal. Meanwhile, Phang Nga Bay’s 40 tiny islands and emerald lagoons, mangroves and limestone caves are perfect for exploring by kayak with our private guides.
Alluring and deeply spiritual, Chiang Mai’s misty mountaintops of vibrant hill tribes call upon curious travellers to explore and delve into Thai culture. With soothing massages, delicious cooking classes, meditation classes in the forest and impressive artisanal handicraft markets in town - it’s a true feast for the senses for every adventurer.
The pretty seaside town of Hua Hin sits peacefully in the Gulf of Thailand. Once a sleepy fishing village, it has become a far more laid-back, local destination, with a refreshing blend of luxury hotels, fresh seafood and thrilling watersports. Plus, the destination is home to Chiva-Som Health Resort, one of the world’s best medical spas and a hub of transformative experiences.
Here's 3 experiences to inspire you
Find your inner warrior with Muay Thai
Thai boxing – Muay Thai – is now practiced all around the world. Learn the art of Muay Thai with a skilled personal trainer at one of our favourite jungle gyms around Thailand. It’s both a full body workout and a refreshing tool for the mind that awakens energy deep in your soul.
Meditate with monks in Chiang Mai
Embrace a dose of spirituality, learning about the key principles of the peaceful, minimalist way of life among Chiang Mai’s impressive Buddhist temples. With a private blessing and opportunity to meditate with the resident monks, you will truly tap into the unique way of life and hopefully take profound insights back home with you.
Island hop around Phang Nga Bay
Island hopping around Phang Nga Bay provides views beyond your wildest dreams. The area is better known for its feature in James Bond with its striking limestock cliffs and emerald-green water. Experience a private yacht experience, exploring the smaller islands and making a splash into the sea for snorkelling among the coral reefs.