Expert tip: This is one of the most popular yoga retreats offered in Thailand.
The Mangosteen Ayurveda & Wellness Resort provides the ideal setting for a total relaxation of nourishing yoga, meditation, and treatments that have adopted Ayurveda spa techniques. This program is developed and supervised by their in-house Ayurveda doctor. Break away from the regular stress with Vinyasa form of slow-paced yoga and deep breathing to help the ever-thoughtful mind to calm.
During the retreat, you will stay in a superior garden villa, affordable designer home amidst the lush tropical gardens. These 58 square meter villas provide guest with a spacious, large, and private space. Each villa features a comfortable seating area, spacious al-fresco bathrooms with an outside garden rain-shower and a terrace, all designed to ensure an enjoyable stay.
The rooms are well fitted out with a variety of unique interior features, designed by John Underwood. Warm tones, rich colors, heavy wooden furniture, and mostly natural materials used and combined with an almost timeless design make you feel comfortable right away.
Mangosteen Ayurveda & Wellness Resort's villas have been designed to be naturally cool, with very high insulation and air ventilation through the roof. Even without air-conditioning, you will feel comfortable and relaxed. The air-conditioning is working quietly, the temperature control is precise, and you can reach it from your bed.
Mattresses are the first grade for a very comfortable sleep and sweet dreams. Combined with the tranquility of the resort, guests usually oversleep, coming late for their sumptuous fresh breakfast. The tropical gardens are kept natural and cultured, but not over-designed, attracting local animals such as geckos, birds, frogs, and butterflies, also a result of environmentally friendly pest control systems.
Unwind the hidden energies within you with a break from the regular stress and strain with Vinyasa form of slow paced yoga and deep breathing pranayama to help the ever-thoughtful mind to calm. Relax programs are recommended to those looking for that perfect wellness break to release the knots and tensions from the muscles, slow down the palpitations and feel the still state of the mind and soul as water.
Mangosteen Ayurveda & Wellness Resort's Thai styled massages with aroma oils and complimenting body treatments would leave a mesmerizing feel. A unique combination of meals and drinks, spa treatments, yoga and meditation sessions allows you to achieve your targets in a very relaxing, luxury environment under the supervision of their in-house Ayurveda doctor.
Sample of the daily schedule
The Mangosteen Ayurveda & Wellness Resort is located in the south of Phuket on a private hillside, offering spectacular ocean views over four bays and many surrounding islands. The location is ideal for travelers looking for peace and tranquility but is still not too far from the more busy beaches.
Nearby attractions include Big Buddha of Phuket, Chalong Temple, Promthep Cape Sunset Viewpoint, Rawai Beach with seafood market and the famous Chalong Pier, starting point for almost all Phuket boat excursions.
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Daily light breakfast, wholesome lunch, fresh dinner, and booster wheatgrass shots with Triphala are included in the retreat package. Mangosteen Ayurveda & Wellness Resort have gluten free bread available at their restaurant. The meals included in the packages are all vegan. On New Year’s Eve, Mangosteen Ayurveda & Wellness Resort will be hosting a New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner and the fee is already included in the price.
Phuket offers an enormous choice of tours and excursions, from snorkeling trips to scuba diving, Island hopping, canoeing in Phangnga Bay, visiting temples and the famous Phuket Big Buddha, shopping malls, markets, cultural shows, natural exploration, like hiking and elephant sanctuaries, of course, various water sports and golfing.
The Mangosteen is located close to most of Phuket attractions, like Nai-Harn Beach, Ao Sean Beach, Ya Nui Beach, Kata Beach and the Kata Viewpoint, the famous Promthep Cape Sunset Viewpoint, Rawai Seafood Market, the Big Buddha and Chalong Temple and also Chalong Pier is only a few minutes away, the main pier from where all Phuket boat trips are starting. An ideal location for those who wish to explore Phuket!
During Monday afternoons at the pool, Sea Bees Diving, one of Phuket’s best dive operators, located at Chalong Pier, are offering free diving lessons for everybody to try. Come and try yourself. Of course, if you like to try it out in the sea, Sea Bees are also highly recommended. Explore the corals, the colorful fishes of the Andaman Sea.
Inspired by Thailand’s exotic heritage, Phuket FantaSea not only showcases the charm and beauty of Thailand but also enriches ancient Thai traditions with the wonder of cutting-edge technology and special effects.
The result is a stunning 140-acre cultural theme park that has become the ultimate in night-time entertainment on the resort island of Phuket. Created at a cost of over 3.500 million Baht, Phuket FantaSea offers a multitude of attractions not found anywhere else in the world.
Phangna Bay with its beautiful limestone rocks and islands is one of the most stunning must see attractions of Phuket. The bay is best to be explored by sea canoe. Watch the wildlife, paddle through narrow bat caves and fantastic lagoons. The bay can be explored at almost any weather condition, it is well protected from waves and sunshine is not absolutely necessary.
Since Mangosteen Resort has opened, the best sea canoe trip is always recommended, the John Gray Hong by Starlight. John’s trip is the best to recommend and an experience not to be missed.
The large free form swimming pool is salt-water treated and the heart of the property. It is open 24 hours with water temperatures around 30 degrees. There is generous space for everybody and even with the resort fully booked, the pool area will not feel crowded.
Thai food is famous around the world and with Asia shops mushrooming in almost every country and city worldwide, more and more people like to cook some of the tasteful and spicy dishes at home. Book a Thai cooking class with the resorts chef and learn by doing.
You will be provided with daily spa massage and body treatments that include body scrub with herbal steam, vitalizing mud wrap, body toning massage, balancing massage, and Thai massage.
Phuket International Airport
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Please book your flight to arrive at Phuket International Airport (HKT).
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