Koh Samui

Spa Spy: Banyan Tree, Koh Samui, Thailand

The Spa Spy | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Set on a hillside on the south dast coast of Samui with stunning views over Lamai bay, Banyan Tree is the epitome of an idyllic get-away retreat. On arrival, flower garland in hand, sipping fresh, ice cold coconut water and looking out on to the sapphire waters of the Gulf of Thailand, I can't help but feel peace and serenity take over.

Thailand: Now in My Travel Top Five

Jody Thompson | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jody Thompson

What is the most amazing holiday you've ever had? It's SO hard to decide isn't it, and you always change your mind at the last minute, don't you? Okay, so how about the top five countries you've ever been to? Well, I recently arrived back from an idyllic trip to Thailand, and I can honestly say that it's now up there on both counts for me...

Spa Spy: W Retreat, Koh Samui, Thailand

The Spa Spy | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

The 'WOW' factor whacks you in the face as you enter W Retreat, Samui. A gigantic silver W shimmers proudly on the cliffside against the clear blue sea. Emerald and fuschia booths dotted in a shallow infinity pool, cup cool cocktail sippers, and downtempo beats set the mood.

My Wellness Sanctuary for Health & Fitness

Paul Joseph | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Joseph

Arriving in Koh Samui, I was greeted by a friendly Absolute Sanctuary driver and taken to this healthy hideaway, located in a quiet part of the Island. Absolute Sanctuary is Thailand's premier detox and yoga resort and just five minutes from the airport, a stunning Moroccan-inspired boutique resort for those seeking a holiday to rejuvenate, unwind and lead a healthy lifestyle.

Review of Kamalaya - The Ultimate Healthy Holiday

Paul Joseph | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Joseph

There are many spas on Koh Samui Island, but none that are as sophisticated and unique as Kamalaya. This is one seriously good spa holiday, guest teachers and practitioners fly in from all over the world and the therapists are world class.

Choose The Right Yoga For Your Temperament

Bhanu Bhatnagar | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Bhanu Bhatnagar

Say the word "yoga" and most people will think of people assuming strange shapes with their bodies to stretch and contort their muscles.

An Oasis For Your Mind, Body and Soul

Bhanu Bhatnagar | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Bhanu Bhatnagar

This place is about letting go, on so many levels: of bad habits, negative thoughts, repetitive behaviour, the inclination to judge and be judged. It's a misconception that yoga is all about achieving bliss.