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Mangosteen Resort & Ayurveda Spa invites you to experience an exclusive destination spa that has adopted ancient Ayurveda spa techniques. The Mangosteen Resort is the only authentic Ayurveda spa resort in Phuket. During the retreat, experience Ayuryoga Ojasi, a rejuvenation and anti-aging program. This program aims to rejuvenate you with proper food preparation, relaxation, invigorating herbs, and proper breathing exercises. You will leave the retreat with a feeling of lightness and radiance in your body.
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian way of natural healing, an entire way of life that aims to bring about the perfect balance of the personality, body, mind, and spirit. A certified Ayurveda doctor, Dr. Subhash A. Shanbhag has created a unique and very relaxing journey for you. After the program, guests will feel reborn and will also be given the opportunity to learn how to carry on with certain Ayurverdic practises afterwards. Enjoy the treatments without the atmosphere of a clinic, enjoy beautiful Phuket!
Mangosteen Resort & Ayurveda Spa'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 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, cultured but not overdesigned, attracting local animals such as geckos, birds, frogs and butterflies, also a result of environmentally friendly pest control systems.
Royal Balcony Jacuzzi Villas provide great views from the second floor and space for up to 3 adults, sleeping comfortably in King size beds. The Royal Balcony Villas are equipped with all amenities you could possibly imagine and as they are located on the top of the Mangosteen hillside, they provide you with best views. 98 square meters of living space, generous even for a king. Outdoor Balcony Jacuzzis and private terraces with hammocks, surrounded by tropical gardens for a relaxed resort life. Interior Design by John Underwood, Asian theme with rich colors and natural materials. Teak wood and terracotta floors, teak windows and a wealth of beautiful textiles making you feel at home quickly.
The Mangosteen Deluxe Jacuzzi Villas, uniquely designed and centrally located in the resort are very popular amongst Mangosteen return guests. Increased room size allows to fit a double bed plus a single bed in every villa, so that they can be booked for 3 person. A huge standing lamp is producing interesting shadows and the bathroom has the biggest air trumpet you have ever seen. A truly extravagant design combined with best comfort and sea views! Interior design by John Underwood. The use of natural materials such as teak wood and terracotta, soft and rich colors and heavy materials make you feel comfortable quickly.
Superior Jacuzzi Villa is a designer spa villa with extra comfort - far from ordinary! These 58 square meter Villas provide guest with a spacious, large and private space. 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, combined to an almost timeless design, make you feel comfortable right away.
The Ayuryoga Ojasi wellness retreat begins with a detailed consultation with a specialist Ayurvedic doctor. The consultant determines your dosha and other parameters of the body based upon Ayurvedic examination principles and prescribes the treatments most appropriate to your body needs. These treatments varies from therapeutic treatments working from outside, herbal tea and concoctions to work from the inside, relaxing massages for pampering the mind, and yoga and meditation for nurturing the soul.
The essence of the body or "Ojas" plays a vital role in the aging factor of the tissues. This wellness program focuses on giving proper care to the body through healthy food, relaxation, rejuvenating herbs, and proper breathing exercises. This combination of treatments are known to pump free radicles out of the body leaving you with a sense of lightness and radiance.
Meditation techniques will also be taught and practiced as they help in keeping the worrying and fragile mind in control. Special satvik meals with life drinks are also included in the program, as they are known to revive back all the nutrients in your body through the energy of the soil therefore making you feel refreshed, young, and rejuvenated.
Ayurveda and yoga, both sciences exist together as both aims towards healthy mind, body, and soul. Mangosteen Resort & Ayurveda Spa will not only heal your body but also your mind and soul, through authentic Ayurvedic therapies, spiritual practices, yoga and meditation. The resort aims to provide you with a holistic experience and the expert hands will make sure of it in every minute detail.
The Mangosteen Boutique Resort & Ayurveda Spa 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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You will get full board meals; breakfast, satvik lunch, satvik dinner, and life drinks (non-alcoholic). Meals are especially prepared according to your profile.
An in-house artist Rose has prepared all the material and equipment for you to learn the easy way. Yes, you can! Produce your own Batik souvenir and take it home with you. It really is a beautiful technique and it is not difficult.
During Monday afternoons at the pool, Sea Bees Diving, one of Phukets 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 Thailands 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. Johns 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.