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Come and join Thâe Retreats in Phuket, Thailand, the land of smiles and orchids. You will have the time to recover from the trip and discover all the magical environment Thâe Retreats and Villa Shambala have to offer before the evening welcome cocktail party where all future yogis will meet and establish respect, trust, and harmony.
Villa Shambala Phuket at Baan Thai Surin hill boasts endless Andaman Sea vistas, a stone’s throw away from the sands of Surin Beach. Wonderful for families and friends, the four-bedroom, six-bathroom villa features traditional Thai-pitched roof pavilions, open-style living, modern kitchen with breakfast and wine bar, Jacuzzi, and a 20-meter infinity pool. The shaded living deck, situated next to a beautifully planted natural rock area provides a space for relaxing and feeling close to nature. Beautiful hardwood floors and large sliding glass doors can also be found throughout.
Nourish your soul and soothe your senses at Villa Shambala, where glorious sea views, a peaceful hillside setting and a pleasing blend of modern and traditional northern Thai architecture combine to create a sublime holiday haven above Surin Beach. Thoughtful design harmonizes the villa’s living space and four extravagant bedrooms with the beautiful surrounds to the rear a tranquil terrace follows the contours of the natural rock face, and to the front a 20-meter palm-fringed pool floats between sea and sky.
Shambala’s indoor living area doesn’t feel as though it’s inside at all, courtesy of the front and back walls that open and connect fully to the tropical surrounds and offer fantastic sea views. This wide space comprises a living area to the front where a custom-designed sofa, large TV screen, and audio system with surround sound are positioned just steps from the pool deck.
Next to it is the dining area, where meals are elegantly served at a table for six made with solid Balinese monkeypod wood. The kitchen completes this open-plan room, a modern and well-equipped space with a pair of double ovens, and top quality details that are put to good use by the villa chef. The granite-topped breakfast bar offers an informal spot to dine, and a good perch for watching the chef prepare delicious meals.
Shambala’s outdoor living areas extend from the front and back of the living-dining room pavilion, with the 20-meter pool stretching across the front terrace offering fabulous views of the sea and sky beyond its infinity edge. The swim-up bar with submerged granite stools is an inviting spot to relax in cool comfort, while the surrounding terrace and sala - furnished with an outdoor table for six, soft water hyacinth armchairs, and love seats offer ample space to dine, laze, and soak up the views.
Yet more comfortable sitting areas are found on the shaded deck to the rear of the living area, where the hill’s natural rock face forms a dramatic backdrop. Soft lighting and orchids enhance the peaceful tone.
There’s no need to draw straws for the best bedroom at Villa Shambala. All four rooms have been designed as elegant master suites, each with sea views, generous-sized resting areas under grand peaked ceilings, polished wood floors, king-sized beds, plush sofa beds. Sliding glass doors across the front can be closed to seal the rooms in air-conditioned comfort or left open to let the breezes flow through with the help of the ceiling fans.
All four suites have large lavish bathrooms in marble with double terrazzo soaker tubs and showers.
During the retreat, there will be daily massage for 30 minutes. On Friday night, you will go out to one of the most trendy beach clubs in Phuket. After Friday and Saturday brunch, you will be having a free day out to enjoy the villa, go shopping, take a tour of Phuket town, Big Buddha, and Chalong Temple. There will also be a Sunday special celebration aphrodisiac dinner at the villa and private professional photographer to record your best moments together.
Enjoy private visit of the Big Buddha and the temple.
Vanessa is an international multi-yoga teacher with a big open heart and the amazing ability to connect with the divine inside you. She has a passionate love for life, and this shines through as you enjoy her unique brand of rejuvenating yoga together. Vanessa focuses on getting her yogis into the most blissful state of deep relaxation. Many of her students, some first time to yoga claim to have profound spiritual experiences after a 90-minutes class. Yogini Vanessa can help you gain new life skills transform your fears into life-changing accomplishments.
Villa Shambala is set high on the hillside in the Baan Thai Surin Hill estate just 500 meters from Surin Beach. Sweeping views take in the white sands of Bang Tao, the Amanpuri resort headland, and the village in the valley below. Surin Beach is an 800-meter stretch of sand with a limited number of umbrellas for rent, while the hidden-away Laem Singh Beach is a short distance further south.
A number of resorts, shops, and dining spots line the roads in the Surin area, including twin palms oriental spoon with its fabulous Sunday brunches, and the Paul Ropp boutique clothing retailer. At nearby Bang Tao Beach are some excellent beachfront dining choices including palm seaside and catch beach club (relocated from Surin Beach), plus surf and SUP board rental.
There will be a talented Thai chef, who will prepare all meals in the modern kitchen. You will be served daily brunch, dinner, all day healthy snacks, juices, shakes, and cocktails adaptable to every diet requirements.
Enjoy complimentary leg and foot circulatory massage for two upon arrival and herbal detox bath for two in the privacy of your own suite.
Please book your flight to arrive at Phuket International Airport (HKT). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Thâe Retreats will pick you up from the airport.
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