Relaxing at the best spas in Koh Samui (Part 1)

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Koh Samui affords relaxation in its natural environment. Therefore, it was inevitable that this imbued rejuvenation quality extended to man made relaxation treatments.

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A’Lanna Spa

A’Lanna Spa is a new boutique spa located opposite Saboey Resort and Spa in Bangrak, in the Northeastern part of Koh Samui. A’Lanna Spa is unique in the fact that it is able to offer its clients the same services as the larger big name spas at a much more affordable price. They offer their clients VIP treatment rooms for their wonderful and assorted treatment packages. All their products are 100% natural organic and are of the best quality. They also feature their own line of products including jasmine, frangipani, and tangerine oils; coconut facial cream, and a variety of other assorted scrumptious products.

Amata Spa

At the northern end of Chaweng, the Amata Spa is set in the beautiful tropical gardens of the Coral Bay Resort. The experienced therapists have all completed over 300 hours of training, and the spa boast exceptional facilities such as the detoxifying infrared sauna, high-pressure hydro-jets, and a herbal steam room with plunge pool. The spa manageress is also a qualified nurse, and you can have a consultation in order to tailor-make packages of treatments suited to your requirements.

Anodas spa at Nora Beach Resort (via norabeachresort.com)

Anodas spa

Also in the North, the Anodas Spa is part of the luxurious Nora Beach Resort. The beautiful wooden open-air treatment rooms are nestled between the spectacular free-form pool and the ocean. The highly qualified staff uses a range of Thai herbal ingredients and organic, botanical products in their treatments. The Anodas Spa utilizes both Thai and western techniques for the massages and facials. There are many treatment packages to choose from, including one specially designed for men.

Baan Sabai

Located in a charming compound of Ayutthaya style teak houses and salas, next to the beach at Big Buddha. The houses and their well-tended tropical gardens are dotted with Buddha images, terracotta pots and antiques. All the treatments take place with the sound of the waves lapping nearby, which enhances an already very relaxing experience. A wide range of massages, wraps and facials is offered, the standout being the Herbal Steam Massage – a Traditional Thai Massage supplemented with a soothing herbal compress. The houses can be booked for a half or full package of treatments.

Cenvaree Spa

Further south still, the recently refurbished and renamed Cenvaree Spa at the Centara Grand Beach Resort is a high-end facility set in tranquil gardens with private treatment rooms and the very latest in heath and beauty treatments. The menu includes massages, wraps and facials as well as professional manicure, pedicure services and even slimming therapies.

Cenvaree spa (via spacenvaree)

Eranda Spa

Opposite the Nora Beach Resort. The Eranda Spa is a stand-alone facility with a good range of treatments on offer and a spectacular hillside setting. Known as ‘The Spa with a view‘, Eranda also produces its own herbal product range and has developed some creative in-house fusion massages.

Health Oasis

The Health Oasis puts an emphasis on a healthy lifestyle, especialy regarding food, rather than a quick fix. Some fairly radical cleansing and liver flush fasts among the diet programs are aimed at steering you in the right direction. The Health Oasis is also known for their blind masseuses, who are very effective in feeling and dealing with tense muscles. A simple , basic and inexpensive set-up in a nice beach location.

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