Arguably the wellness capital of the world, Samui boasts an uncompromising selection of wellness and holistic retreats. Looking to indulge in yoga or find your inner self with a comprehensive health program? Want to trim your waistline with the expert advice of trained dieticians? Looking for a beachfront Thai massage under the shroud of a luxury cabana? Look no further than this tropical paradise. It would be practically unheard of to leave this island without experiencing at least one of the blissful spas or indulging wellness treatments.

Absolute Sanctuary

This stunning Moroccan-inspired detox and yoga resort is designed specifically with well-being in mind. Blending stylish accommodation with a wide range of vibrant detoxification programs, inspiring yoga retreats, spabased healing therapies and a health-food restaurant serving tantalizing, nutritious cuisine, Absolute Sanctuary caters to those seeking a journey back to balance, rejuvenation and wellness. The signature Tropical Indulgence Massage is an ultra-blissful four hands treatment with two therapists working together in unison to relieve pressure and soothe tension. Inspired by the striking architecture of Morocco, the spa resort boasts 38 charming rooms, each featuring vibrant yet soothing color themes, unique decorative details and modern amenities, all of which are nestled into the hillside with captivating views over the Gulf of Thailand.

Absolute Sanctuary
88 Moo 5, Bophut,
Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Tel: +66 (0) 7760 1190
Fax: +66 (0) 7760 1209

Anantara Spa

For a well-rounded spa experience, Anantara has everything to cater to your tranquility needs. A part of Anantara Resort, the spa is lodged within a natural surrounding complete with lotus ponds and shaded walkway, which leads visitors to the most impressive spa experience on the island. The spa menu is as thick as a textbook, offering a very wide range of treatments from simple massages to comprehensive Ayurvedic packages. To get started, pick from the list of their recommendations which include an extensive 4-hour Body Symphony with baths, scrubs, massages and facial, or can take it slow with the signature one-hour aroma stone therapy.

Anantara Spa
99/9 Bo Phut Beach, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Tel: +66 (0) 7742 8300-9

Baan Leelawadee Allure Massage and Spa

Koh Samui does have its fair share of top-of-the-line spa services offered by the island’s numerous hotels and resorts. This can be quite intimidating in terms of price if all you are in the mood for is a quick massage fix. Baan Leelawadee on Chaweng offers just that, a stand-alone spa right on this busy beach street that makes every tired traveler feel at home within a traditional Thai setting. Though they offer simple treatments like neck and shoulder or Thai massage, its friendly staff, homey hospitality, and wallet-friendly prices more than make up for its limited menu.

Baan Leelawadee Allure
Massage and Spa

167/64 Moo 2, Bophut, Koh Samui
Tel: +66 (0) 7741 3288

Higher Plane at Beach Republic

A revolutionary resort, Beach Republic introduces holiday seekers to a more fun and exclusive experience with its special Club for members and guests where they can fully enjoy the quality facility and service. This same hospitality is also extended to its Spa, which is an integral part of a Beach Republic experience. With a menu that blends together age-old treatments from Asia and innovative rejuvenating techniques from the West, guests can expect well-rounded healthy revitalization. With a name like Higher Plane, guests are in for the upper stratum of relaxing treats, from simple massages to an elaborate fusion of different treatments to cater specifically to needs.

Higher Plane at Beach Republic
176/34 Moo 4, Maret, Koh Samui
Tel: +66 (0) 7745 8100

Saree Rarom Spa & Yoga at Saree Samui Hotel

Situated in the ornately designed Saree Samui Resort, the Saree Rarom Spa combines spiritual Thai healing traditions with natural therapies from the sea and the earth. Guests can enjoy a wonderfully blissful mixture of aromatic oil treatments in addition to various massage techniques, body scrubs, body wraps, facials and aromatic herbal steams. The massage therapists are all professionally trained and specially tailored packages can be created to address specific customer ailments. If you just can’t leave this haven of relaxation, check into one of the Pool or standard villas, a truly enlightening experience close to nature and all its simple beauty.

Saree Samui
135 Moo 4 Baan Tonsai,
Menam,Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Tel: +66 (0) 7724 7666

Mandara Spa

This world renowned spa brand has established a following on this southern island thanks to its superb relaxation services. Besides its quality spa treatments, the brand is also known for its range of products, and at this spa within SALA Samui Resort, leisure lovers can enjoy full-serviced treatments guided by their professional therapists. The best way to get the most out of Mandara Spa is to try out some of their signature treatments, such as Mandara Signature massage or pick out from one of their facial programs. Those with extra time to spare can opt for its 5-hour Ultimate Indulgence for a head-to-toe pampering.

SALA Samui Resort and Spa
10/9 Moo 5, Bo Phut District,
Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Tel: +66 (0) 7742 5888

Prana Spa at Tongsai Bay

Tongsai Bay literally brings the ideal image of crystal clear waters and white sandy beach to life, as it was one of the first resorts established on then-untouched Bophut as Koh Samui’s first five-star resort. Over the years their superb service and hospitality have extended to their other features, namely the tranquil Prana Spa. Sitting amid the hotel’s luscious greenery, it’s secluded, personal, making one feel at home in an instant. The signature treatments are all based on local ingredients and remedies, like the Samui Dream, which combines the ancient art of massage with new-age uses of herbs and oil to impart the ultimate pampering.

Prana Spa at Tongsai Bay
84 Moo 5, Bo Phut, Koh Samui
Tel: +66 (0) 7724 5480

Silavadee Wellness Spa

Spa resorts can be hit or miss, but it is no surprise to see why Silavadee Spa is such a popular wellness destination on Koh Samui, as the resort’s spa plays an integral part in a Silavadee experience. Set in a blend of modern and traditional Asian elements, from the décor to the techniques, this homey yet sophisticated spa is well equipped with the best products and treatments where your spa experience will be handled by their team of specialized therapists. Those in a hurry can pick from one of the a la carte menus for facials to body massages. If you have time, then do opt for the comprehensive spa packages for superior all-over indulgence.

Silavadee Wellness Spa
208/66 Moo 4, Maret, Koh Samui
Tel: +66 (0) 7796 0555

Six Senses Spa

Six Senses is a brand known for its environmentally friendly facilities so it should come as no surprise to see that their spa treatments and products are based on natural components and elements. Nestled amid the unspoiled terrains of Samrong Bay, Six Senses boasts complete tranquility and privacy for their guests and customers. The range of therapies here is almost endless, starting with simple massages all the way to comprehensive therapeutic programs like yoga, pilates and myotherapies. End your spa day with a dinner at Dining on the Rocks for healthy food and stunning views.

Six Senses Hideaway Samui
9/10 Moo 5, Baan Plai Laem, Bo Phut District,
Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Tel: +66 (0) 7724 5678

Tamarind Springs

You just can’t get closer to nature than Tamarind Springs, considered one of the biggest and most comprehensive spas on Samui, if not Thailand. This “Forest Spa” really lives up to its promise of seclusion and tranquility, and the whole facility is deeply lodged within a grove of luscious green forests. Walk into the spa on its stepping stones, passing a whooshing waterfall and you will be greeted by its friendly staff, there to make sure of an unforgettable experience. This is also the place for those who want to try their hands on this ancient craft of Thai massage, as the spa also doubles as a massage academy so you can literally take a bit of this forest experience home with you.

Tamarind Springs Spa

205/7 Thong Takian, Maret Koh Samui
Tel: +66 (0) 7742 4436, 7723 0571