Expert tip: This is one of the most popular yoga retreats offered Thailand.
Vikasa offers an inspiring yoga environment created by Konstantin Miachin. Vikasa yoga retreat is set in a spectacular ocean cliff side environment which gives you breathtaking sea-views from every single spot, be it from the yoga salas, the rooms, the infinity pool, or the restaurant. The lounge serves as a relaxing and social hang-out throughout the day. Yoga at Vikasa is taught by experienced international teachers in a variety of styles, including our unique Vikasa style.
Vikasa Yoga Retreat features different styles of accommodation making it easy to find the style that fits you best. If you're looking for absolute comfort, wake up in a king size bed of the Ocean rooms. If you're travelling alone, you can enjoy the sweeping views from our single yoga caves. The eco-friendly Zen Bungalows offer a unique experience. Most units enjoy views of the ocean. All the rooms are modern, clean, and comfortable.
Zen Bungalows are built from eco bamboo materials offering a cozy environment with a small ensuite bathroom and hot shower. Zen Bungalows have a twin-size mattress suitable for one person only. Bungalows are air-conditioned, there is a mosquito net over the bed, minibar and a safe box.
Yoga Cave is suitable for single occupancy only as the room is quite small but warm and homelike with stunning sea views. All rooms feature a twin-size bed, A/C, and a safety box. The Yoga Caves use a common bathroom and shower shared by seven rooms. Facilities are located just around the corner.
Beach Bungalows are simple yet cozy and offer a beautiful full ocean view experience. Footsteps away from a private beach with crystal waters, each bungalow is equipped with a queen size bed while there are five bungalows with an additional single bed. Bungalows come with the ensuite bathroom with hot shower, A/C, mini fridge, and a safety box. There is also a small balcony that comes with unobstructed sea view in most rooms. Superior Beach Bungalows are more spacious with a homelike feeling.
Ocean Rooms are located on a higher level of the property hence the sea views are spectacular. Each room has a spacious balcony, A/C, ensuite bathroom with shower, mini fridge, coffee/tea making and safety box. Beds are equipped with high-quality mattress and linen. Superior Ocean Rooms offer unobstructed sea view right from the bed.
Your package starts the moment you enter Vikasa and ends the moment you leave; which means you have access to all activities and meals during check-in and check-out days.
Yoga at Vikasa is taught by experienced international teachers in a variety of styles, including our unique Vikasa style. Hatha yoga in a nutshell Vikasa style offers an innovative and open-minded approach to yoga practice that challenges in a special way. Our teaching methodology encourages creativity helping each student to make personal breakthroughs. Many students describe it as rather unconventional, challenging, and fun.
Our beautiful open air and ocean front yoga pavilions offer a serene setting with the soothing sound of the ocean as a background. Yoga classes are 75 minutes long and suitable for all levels.
Vikasa Yoga Retreat is located on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand. Vikasa Yoga is a boutique yoga resort and organic restaurant. Vikasa offers an inspiring yoga environment created by Konstantin Miachin. Koh Samui island is a tropical dream destination in Thailand, the land of smiles. Vikasa Yoga Resort Koh Samui is located in the most beautiful part of Koh Samui, between Chaweng and Lamai. You are just a 10-minute tuk-tuk ride away from either Chaweng or Lamai.
Koh Samui is an ideal place for exploring yoga due to the outstanding natural beauty of the island. Most of Koh Samui is still considered unspoiled and unpolluted. Time on Koh Samui is an opportunity to relax, unwind, explore, and focus on yourself. Enjoy the natural energy of palm trees, white sand, purple sunsets, turquoise waters, dense jungle, and exotic waterfalls. Despite being so easily accessible, Samui remains an idyllic island in the sun.
Vikasa is located in one of the most beautiful parts of the island, just next to the famous Chaweng Viewpoint. Although completely secluded and private, they are just minutes away from the most beautiful beaches such as Chaweng Noi, Coral Cove, and Silver Beach. They are also just a short drive from the most popular and busy shopping and dining areas of Chaweng, Lamai, and Bo Phut. Koh Samui is rather small and easy to explore on your own.
Vikasa serves wholesome health-conscious meals in buffet style from 9:30 -11:30 and 18:30-20:30. Both meals are complimentary for every yoga vacation guest. Kickstart your day to an amazing brunch. A freshly squeezed juice, tea and coffee, a sunny side up or vegetable omelette, wholegrain toasts, oatmeal or muesli with yogurt, or chia seeds pudding, superfoods, veggies with speciality in-house organic dips, vegetarian sandwiches or pancakes, and of course a variety of fresh-cut tropical fruits.
Dinner includes a hot soup, typical local dishes with tofu, brown rice, two or three vegetarian dishes, fresh salad, dahl, and always one seafood dish. For dessert, we serve fruits, occasional delectable mango sticky rice or other uniquely Thai savouring. Our homemade signature tea is a perfect finish to your meal.
The traditional heart of Bophut is a charming fisherman village on the east side of the beach. Enjoy walking the street bazaar every Friday for local shopping. If you want to try the local seafood, your fresh catch is prepared before your eyes.
Chaweng is the largest and most popular of Samuis beaches. This is the longest beach on Samui and also the busiest tourist area with lots of shopping, dining, and nightlife.
Lamai is another nearby area situated along the second biggest beach after Chaweng. It also has a shopping street with many shops and restaurants.
Thai massage is wonderfully therapeutic and relaxing. Massage services can range from gentle and relaxing to highly effective deep tissue massage. Your therapist can help with specific problem areas and help to relieve stress related blockages.
Just across the road from Vikasa, there is a traditional Muay Thai boxing school. Private or group Muay Thai lessons can be easily arranged. For those willing to try a new experience in the martial arts, Muay Thai provides an exciting contrast to yoga practice.
Tour the local waterfalls, see a secret Buddha garden, visit the National Marine Park, explore the temples of Koh Samui, or meet local Buddhist monks. Many other exciting touring options are available by special request.
We can take your group to a nice beach at sunrise or sunset for an unforgettable meditation and pranayama session.
The Vikasa Spa offers a range of luxurious services that will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. We specialize in authentic Thai massage as well as Swedish and Indian massage styles. We use excellent quality organic and locally manufactured products for our scrubs, facials, and skin treatments. Our spa is open air and constructed on a natural ocean cliff side.
For a unique experience, enjoy one of our special treatments such as Manual Lymphatic Drainage massage or a detoxifying Herbal Thai Compress treatment. Our signature Thai yoga massage emphasizes the assisted stretching that is a smaller part of most Thai massages and enhances your yoga training by increasing flexibility. Yoga and massage go together like breathing and air. Feel the soft sea spray and hear the waves crashing on the rocks as you enjoy being pampered by one of our expert therapists. A trip to Koh Samui wouldnt be complete without visiting the Vikasa Spa.
Transfer available for additional US$20 per person
Koh Samui is easily reached via an increasing number of direct international flights and over a dozen daily one-hour flights from Bangkok. If you require airport pickup, please make sure to inform Vikasa Yoga Retreat.