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Start planning your yoga vacation in Thailand, on one of the most beautiful and spiritual island.Whether you are a weekend warrior attending once-a-week Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Anusara, Hatha, Power, Dynamic, Acroyoga or Hot yoga classes at your neighborhood studio or you are a seasoned yogi(ni) who has made the practice and its philosophy a way of life and, no matter your preferred style of yoga, this retreat will offer you a soothing escapes and life-changing experience in a beautiful location. So roll up your mat and start planning your perfect yoga getaway.
Guests will be accommodated in one of the nicest resorts on the island, at a walking distance from the beach. The rooms have either sea views or they overlook the garden or the swimming pool.
Imagine doing yoga in paradise, immersing yourself in nature. On this vacation, you can practice yoga daily, swim, make new friends, enjoy heavenly food, go on an adventure and enjoy the breathtaking views from your window.
During this yoga retreat, you will be practicing a 'core dynamic Vinyasa flow' with a focus on poses such as, headstand, arm balances, back bending, and more or a more static practice as 'Yin Yoga'. Concentration, breathing, physical challenging, and final relaxation, will be all part of your yoga classes and you can practice at your own pace.
Also included in the program, is a Thai cooking class with a bike ride to the local market, and two massages in the morning or afternoon and herbal stem sauna, during your stay
You can practice yoga, rest and relax and enjoy the beauty of this magical paradise island.
Take this precious time to reconnect with yourself, meditate on your own on a cliff overlooking the sea, or savor some quite time and relax in your room.
Enjoy this yoga vacation in a different style and return home with vibrating radiance.
All of the classes and activities are optional, and all levels are welcome.
There will be a bike ride to the local market.
This retreat will take place on the island of Koh Pha-Ngan, situated in the Southern Gulf of Thailand, 100 kilometers from Suratthani, the district center.
Koh Phangan came from the word Ngan which means sand bar. The name was derived from the many sand bars that are visible around the island during low tide season.
The island of Koh Phangan has been known as the island of the full moon party but when the party is over and the sun has risen, you will be surprised to find how much more Koh Phangan has to offer.
A natural paradise island in the Southern Gulf of Thailand, Koh Phangan serves as the perfect getaway retreat, with crystal clear water, white sandy beaches, sunny tropical green forests, coral reefs, beautiful moons, spectacular sunrises and perfect sunsets.
Here you can relax on quiet deserted beaches, snorkel, visit the distinctive island of Koh Ma, a protected National Marine Park or seek adventure in the nearby Ang Thong archipelago
composed of over 40 islands endowed with pristine beaches, natural caves and the tranquil Tha Laem Nai - the salt water blue lagoon lake featured in The Beach by Alex Garland. It seems that whatever it is you are looking for, there is something here for everyone.
The nearby island of Koh Samui has an international airport that receives flights from all over Thailand and Asia. Koh Phangan is a 15-kilometer boat journey from Koh Samui with ferries all day.
Guests will be served a daily breakfast. Also included in the price is one welcome dinner with authentic Thai dishes and a farewell dinner buffet style or barbeque.
There is a lot to do during your free time! Remember that you are on a retreat so all of the classes and activities are optional. You can always relax by the pool, enjoy the spa, explore the property, take in the spectacular views of the bay or walk on the white sandy beach.
On this retreat, you can enjoy a range of treatments that will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Beside the authentic Thai Massage or coconut oil massage, as well as soothing restorative massage, there are also manicures, pedicures, facials and complete body scrubs that are available on site.
Explore the beautiful island of Koh Phangan and discover the stunning exotic places. There are a number of optional tours to choose from to hikes through stunning nature and visits to the waterfalls, shopping at the local market, visit to the Buddhist temples, beach transfers and more.
Included in the price of the retreat are two massages, Thai or with coconut oil, and two herbal steam sauna.
The easiest way from Bangkok is by plane to Koh Samui Airport (USM) which is the nearest to Koh Phangan. There are around twenty return flights to Koh Samui from Bangkok everyday.
Koh Phangan is about 2 1/2 hours from Surat Thani province and 45 minutes from Koh Samui Island by ferry boat. There are ferries between Suratthani, Samui and Phangan. Buy your ticket at any travel agency or directly at the pier.
If you arrive in Koh Samui, you can go to the following piers by taxi or mini bus:
Nathon Pier for transfers to the island of Koh Phangan at Thongsala Pier
Big Buddha Pier for transfers to the island of Koh Phangan at Haad Rin Pier
Taxi cost about 150 THB per person, approximately 4 EUR.
You can also get a fast boat / catamaran with Lomprayah company from Nathon Pier, about 30/45 minutes ride to get to Koh Phangan. One-way speed boat is around 300 THB, approximately 8 EUR.
Koh Samui to Koh Phangan : departure 08:00 - 12:30 - 17:00
Koh Phangan to Koh Samui : departure 11:00 - 12:00 - 16:20
Usually the last boat to get to Koh Panghan is at 16:00 or 17:00, depending on the season.
Check the boat schedule before your arrival, because they are subject to change.
For catamarans / fast boats, the timetable can be checked here www.lomprayah.com
At the pier of Thongsala or Haad Rin Pier in Koh Phangan, you can get a taxi or a mini bus to get to the location.
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