Spend time relaxing and enjoying treatments and activities at Orion, while following an intensive yoga retreats. Orion Healing Centers programs are dedicated to your well-being. They are provided as a vehicle for individuals to discover new levels of spiritual, mental, and physical health, as well as happiness. Providing cutting-edge courses and personal development programs, Orion offers a variety of course formats to meet the individual needs of students. Developed by the knowledgeable staff with decades of experience in yoga and natural wellness, Orion Healing Centre aspires to offer the best and most comprehensive yoga and wellness training available.
These personalized yoga retreats include all meals from the famous Orion Caf restaurant. Greatly appreciated by the Koh Phangan food enthusiastic, Orion Caf offers raw food, vegan/vegetarian, Ayurvedic and fusion cooking, and of course, traditional Thai and Indian dishes.
All the accommodation options are situated amidst peaceful surroundings on or within walking distance to the beach. The bungalows have sea views - either overlooking the beach or the beautiful bay of Srithanu. The area boasts private and magical beaches that feature a beautiful coral reef, perfect for exploring marine life. The village of Srithanu is only a 500-meter walk away from the center. The accommodation will ensure you peace and quiet during your stay. The Orion Garden bungalows are located in the tropical gardens of the main Orion Healing Center campus, where swimming points are located within a 5-minute walk. Wi-Fi is available at the main center and restaurant.
This is a standard air-conditioned room with hot water shower. Surrounded by coconut trees and plants in the second garden, this standard terrace room is equipped with air-conditioning, a fan, a queen size bed and a hot water shower. Enjoy the tranquility while being just a short walk away from the yoga halls, restaurant and herbal steam. You may choose the option of two twin beds or one large bed.
This is an air-conditioned room with hot water shower and garden/sea view. Choose a room with a sea view, a few steps away from Orion Healings restaurant, yoga halls and herbal steam room. The room offers air-conditioning, a fan, double size bed, hot shower and a balcony surrounded by beautiful plants.
This room is an air-conditioned room with DVD/TV and hot water shower. Orion Healings superior garden bungalow is equipped with air-conditioning, a fan, queen size bed, hot water shower and TV/DVD player. A few steps away from the restaurant, yoga hall and herbal steam room, this room offers a large balcony with cushions and table, and is surrounded by beautiful plants.
This room is an air-conditioned room with DVD/TV, living area, and hot water shower. Treat yourself with Orion Healings best room surrounded by beautiful trees and flowers. Its large balcony equipped with hammock will make you forget about your hectic life. The room offers A/C, hot water shower, flat screen TV/DVD player, queen size bed, refrigerator, safe box and a large living area with cushions and table.
07:30 - Ashtanga Mysore Yoga (90 minutes)
Or 09:30 - Hatha yoga class (90 minutes) & 16:00-17:30 - Sunset Hatha Flow yoga class
Ashtanga - a dynamic style of yoga that consists of a series of postures linked by vinyasa, which is a sequence of movements synchronized with the breath. This vigorous practice produces an internal heat that purifies the body and nervous system while developing strength, stamina, and control of both body and mind.
Hatha Flow - a beginning/intermediate level class focusing on deep breathing, stretching and soft internal focus. Suitable for all levels of students. This class focuses on fundamental yoga practice with graceful flow and intuitive practice.
The Orion Healing Detox Center is nestled in the serene Srithanu Bay in Koh Phangan, Thailand. The center is set in a natural tropical garden full of butterflies and exotic flowers. The tranquil and friendly environment of the center and surrounding village allows all guests to feel completely at ease.
Srithanu Village on Koh Phangan island, Thailand has become a hub for yogis and those on their spiritual journey. The area attracts healers, teachers, and students alike who all come together to create a real community feel. Many guests find themselves staying on after finishing their retreat at Orion and many more return each year, reaping the benefits of the relaxed pace of life, availability of healthy vegetarian food, and of course, the majestic sunsets that characterize this beautiful beach village.
Flights from Bangkok to Koh Samui
The nearest airport is in Koh Samui. Between Bangkok and Koh Samui, there are many daily services run by Bangkok Airways. Flying time about 50 minutes. See http://www.bangkokair.com/eng for more information about this.
A connecting ferry will have to be taken from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan (see ferry info below).
Flights from Bangkok to Surat Thani
Air Asia flies from Bangkok to Surat Thani daily, flying time is about 50 minutes. The transfer from Surat Thani airport to Donsak ferry port is by coach or taxi and takes about 1 hours. At Donsak, you transfer to the Raja ferry to Koh Phangan which takes 3 hours. Whilst the overall journey is longer than flying directly to Koh Samui, it can be cheaper to fly via Surat Thani, depending on the time of year.
There are many bus services from Bangkok to Koh Phangan. Most of these are sleeper buses. They can be booked from travel agencies in Bangkok or by going to the central bus station (Sia Thai). The journey takes about 10 hours to Donsak, the ferry port for boats going to Koh Phangan. From Donsak, the journey takes around 3 hours to Koh Phangan. Usually, the ferry is included in the price of the bus.
Ferries from Samui To Koh Phangan
The Seatran ferry leaves Koh Samui at 8:00 and 13:00.
The Lomprayah ferry leaves Koh Samui at 8:00, 11:15, 12:30, and 17:00.
The Seatran pier is located near the airport, approximately a 10 minute drive and the Lompraya pier is located 50 minutes from the airport.
The Lompraya peir is 50 minutes from the airport. Please take this in consideration when booking the rest of your journey. Ferries arrive in Koh Phangan at Thong Sala Pier.
Ferries from Koh Phangan to Koh Samui
The Seatran ferry leaves Koh Phangan at 11:00 and 16:30.
The Lomprayah ferry leaves Koh Phangan at: 7:15, 11:00, 12:00, and 16:20.
From Koh Samui airport, there is a shuttle service going to the ferry ports for Koh Phangan (this is usually available as a free service). Please ask for this service when you purchase the ticket for the ferry in the Seatran/Lompraya ferry counter as you exit Koh Samui airport.
Local taxis are available from the pier. Please inform the taxi to go to Orion Healing Center Srithanu. Please print out instructions in Thai to give to the taxi driver, this will avoid any unnecessary delay and frustration. Taxis are approximately 200 - 300 THB per person.
Trains leave Bangkok several times daily, the journey time is about 12 hours. Sleeping booths are available on some services. Leaving the train at Surat Thani, the transfer by coach or taxi from Surat Thani station to Donsak Peir takes about 1 hours. From Donsak, the ferry journey takes 3 hours to Koh Phangan.
There are 2 companies that run luxury coach services from Bangkok to Chumphon, which takes about 6 hours. At Chumphon, you transfer to a large express boat that stops at Koh Tao before arriving at Koh Phangan. The boat journey from Chumphon to Koh Phangan takes about 2 hours.