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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking to do a yoga retreat, detox or other health & wellness program - Samahita is a great place to be! It's not a luxury hotel (self-serve water & put away your dishes), but a true wellness retreat (no alcohol or smoking). They serve buffet brunch & dinner filled with yummy vegetarian/vegan options. I was on the...

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Axel d, General Manager at Samahita Retreat, responded to this review

Dear TeMinka, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. At Samahita, we believe that little details make a big difference and are glad they were appreciated. And above all, we are delighted that you experienced warm and caring service. Rest assured, we will definitely pass along all your delightful comments to the team here.... We...

Port Moody, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I stayed at Samahita Retreat to attend "Connect into the Essence of Your Practice" with Marilou van Hoek. It was a magical experience, jam-packed with an itinerary of Ashtanga Yoga: Pranayama, Asanas, Meditation, whilst still having time to connect with great people over delicious, healthy meals, a boat trip to a neighboring island, a beach walk to sacred sites, and...

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145shadow, General Manager at Samahita Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Daphne, Thank you for your kind review of our retreat centre. It was such a pleasure having you and your mother here at Samahita. I am glad that you took advantage of our excursions which are complimentary for our guests. It is wonderful you enjoyed our delicious food and treatments at the wellness centre. It was a real delight...

Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I couldn't be more pleased with my experience at Samahtia Retreat. I have been to tons of wellness retreats over the years and have been searching for the one that hits all the marks with excellence. If you are looking to find the BEST wellness retreat, I can tell you from all the ones I have been to, nothing will...

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145shadow, General Manager at Samahita Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Marlee, Many thanks for your very detailed review of our retreat centre. It is nice to hear that you have been to other centres and find Samahita to be the best you have experienced! Our staff at the wellness care about what they do and I believe it reflects in the level of care that they bring to the...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing retreat that really brings you back to the essence of what life is really about. I'm 23 and I really benefited from the program. The staff are really attentive but I will say to do some thorough research on what program is best for you. It has opened a passion for yoga that I knew nothing of when I...

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145shadow, General Manager at Samahita Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Laura, Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that you benefited from the program that you chose. As we do offer a variety of programs it is wise to do your research to see what program will suit your needs. It is great to hear that we opened the door for you to continue with a...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Samahita was exactly what I needed, a simple holiday with plenty of yoga, fitness, massages & relaxing by the pool. Rooms are clean, large & basic. Wifi was very quick & available everywhere. Buffet food was fresh & tasty but not enough variety or protein! The staff were friendly although the communication was a bit tricky at times. I would...

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145shadow, General Manager at Samahita Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sophie, Many thanks for your review. I am pleased to hear that it was just what you needed. We will take into consideration your feedback on our buffet. We are currently in the process of english training classes for our This staff which will help improve their communication with the guests. I am glad you enjoyed our personal training...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Having been to Samahita e times in the past 5 years, I find it consistent on all fronts. The rooms are basic, spotless and functional. The food is organically grown, local and delicious every meal. The yoga workouts are also excellent, although can be a little crowded. I recommend taking a package and booking and confirming your massages on arrival....

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145shadow, General Manager at Samahita Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Krissy, Thank you for taking the time to review our retreat centre. It is nice to hear that you are a returning customer and find us to be consistent. Our yoga core classes are becoming more popular and we might have to add some classes to keep up with the demand. It is a great suggestion to book spa...

Cape Town
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I spent a week at the Samahita retreat on the wellness yoga core cycle program, from start to finish the entire experience was exactly what I needed. The accommodation was clean and well maintained, the classes were varied and challenging, the program was flexible allowing you to participate as much or as little as you liked. The setting was quiet,...

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145shadow, General Manager at Samahita Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of Samahita. I am pleased to hear that your experience was what you needed. We pride ourselves in our peaceful and well-maintained property. It is good to hear that you enjoyed our programs and spa treatments as well. We will be happy to welcome you back in the future! Janet

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Fantastic resort for wellness and health retreat. The yoga-core-cycle program is fantastic and gives amazing results in just 5 days, and yoga retreats are well focused. All inclusive food buffet is just a-ma-zing...

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145shadow, General Manager at Samahita Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Laurent, Thank you for taking the time to do a review for Samahita Retreat. I am pleased that you find our yoga-core-cycle program fantastic! It is possible to see results in as little as 5 days. I am also happy to hear that you enjoyed our buffet, our Chef does an amazing job. We hope to see you here...

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I was in samahita, on Koh Samui for two weeks individual yoga retreat in january. The place is just magical, and luxurious, hotel staff and spa staff very nice and friendly. Massages were very professional. Yoga was amazing. Food was delicious. Just to mention some things, not really as complaints rather as recommendations for improvements. Kitchen stuff was sometimes not...

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145shadow, General Manager at Samahita Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Belle, Thank you for your review of Samahita Retreat. I am happy to hear that you found the place magical and enjoyed the massages, yoga and food. We take all recommendations into consideration and I am happy to work with the team on customer service skills. I look forward to welcoming you back and thank you for recommending our...

Washington, DC
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The rooms at Samahita are pretty austere for Thailand standards... very clean bed, large but no-frills bathroom, lights... desk... that's about it. No TV (because you're supposed to be on a meditative retreat). That said, wifi has been good, and I was able to read a couple of e-books which I haven't done for a while. They have a number...

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145shadow, General Manager at Samahita Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth, Thank you for taking the time to review our retreat centre. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the experience at Samahita. Although our rooms are austere we like for people to be comfortable and able to un-plug from their daily lives to fully relax, absorb the practices and peaceful atmosphere. Not only do we have guest...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Samahita Retreat, the lifestyle retreat center for yoga, fitness and detox, was established in 2003 on the island of Koh Samui, and has been called by many a "hidden gem" located on the quiet beach of Bang Kao. Owned and directed by Master yogi, educator and researcher, Paul Dallaghan, our yoga and wellness retreat center has been a location for practice, learning and holiday for literally tens of thousands of guests from all walks of life over the years. Being the original Yoga Thailand, our center has grown and developed over the years and now encompasses a wellness center as well as its traditional yoga offerings. The name Samahita is translated from Sanskrit as "centered" or "balanced". To find balance is key - in daily habits, in weight management, in dealing with stress.. Samahita Retreat's clear and dedicated purpose is 'to provide both the tools to work on yourself through specific practices and dedicated programs as well as the environment within to learn, change and renew. Choose from Fixed-date programs such as group yoga retreats or trainings or Flexi-date programs such as the integrated yoga & fitness YogaCoreCycle, health focused programs: detox, de-stress or weight loss. This all inclusive beach resort features 40 rooms suited for single travelers, couples and families. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Samahita Retreat

Address: 55/20-24 Moo 4 T. Namuang, Taling Ngam, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Taling Ngam
Price Range: $256 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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Samahita Yoga Thailand Retreat Hotel Koh Samui
Samahita Retreat Taling Ngam, Ko Samui
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“Perfect location for an exotic yoga retreat!”
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“The top level rooms are best as they offer more privacy. Ask for the newly built rooms too.”
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“If you are doing a detox, you will need the specially designed rooms.”
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