Zen Getaway: Yoga and Meditation Retreats in Samui [2024 List]

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Updated: February 2024

Retreats are made more enjoyable when you make an escape to a place like Samui – where the sun, sand and sea create a scenic setting perfect for a zen-inducing yoga or meditation retreat. We’ve listed the best places to go for a yoga and meditation retreat in Samui down below. Check it out!

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Samahita Retreat

Samahita Retreat, one of the most popular yoga resorts in Koh Samui, offers an exceptional 7-day package focused entirely on self-care and yoga. This retreat presents a unique opportunity for individuals seeking a holistic experience combining yoga, fitness, and wellness in a serene island setting. 

In addition to yoga, participants can also enjoy therapeutic spa treatments and healthy gourmet meals made from fresh local produce. The resort also arranges excursions to local attractions, giving participants a chance to explore the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of Koh Samui.

One of the key features of this retreat is its emphasis on individualised care. The resort maintains a low guest-to-staff ratio to ensure personalised attention for each participant. The team at Samahita Retreat are very welcoming and committed to guiding individuals on their journey towards achieving physical health, mental clarity and spiritual growth.

Location: 75/2 Moo 4, T. Namuang, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84140, Thailand

Contact: +66 (0) 831 752 730

Marga Yoga

Visitors who have undergone a retreat at Marga Yoga have only had positive things to say about their experience, ranging from the owner’s warm hospitality to the delicious food and well-organised program. You’ll find a variety of retreats here, like the 6 days / 5 nights Pranayama course involving gentle yoga, awareness meditation, breathwork and classes, or a full intensive 22-day or 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training, where there’ll be lectures, as well as daily meditation, yoga and chanting classes. If you’re new to meditation and don’t fancy joining in a retreat just yet, feel free to drop in for a one-off yoga or meditation class.

Location: 276/1 Moo 3, Tambon Taling Ngam, Koh Samui, 84140, Thailand

Contact: +66 80 889 9960

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Vikasa Yoga

Yoga retreats at Vikasa Yoga are enviable experiences made up of ocean views, salubrious fare and a variety of yoga and meditation classes. If you’ve got seven days to spare, carve out time for a retreat, where the focus is placed on conducting vinyasa yoga, acro yoga and meditation classes. If you can’t afford to take a week off, the 3-day Vikasa Yoga Retreat may fit into a slot on your busy schedule. Yoga sessions are conducted twice daily, a meditation class is held every morning, additional yoga and pilates classes are available for participation and access to the well-equipped Sky Gym is included in the program.

Location: 211 Bontji Moo 4 Koh Samui 84310, Thailand

Contact: +66 77 422 232

Surya Muni Spiritual Healing Center

If you’re a firm believer in spiritual healing, a retreat at Surya Muni Spiritual Healing Center will float your boat. Join in a chakra healing session to balance your energy flow, purify negative karma through a karma cleansing session or heal your body the natural way with food and herbal medicine. Apart from spirital healing sessions, the retreat program also involves activities like Thai yoga, Thai massage treatments, cooking classes, evening prayer, meditation and outdoor excursions. Check out their calendar for upcoming retreats.

Location: 4174, Tambon Lipa Noi, Amphoe Ko Samui, Chang Wat Surat Thani 84140, Thailand

Contact: +66 (0 ) 83-1724907

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Kamalaya Koh Samui

Retreats at Kamalaya Koh Samui are enviable affairs and will suit travellers seeking a relaxing experience. Picturesque surroundings envelop the center; here, you’ll wake up to a picture-perfect landscape made up of the sparkling ocean, towering palms and lush tropical foliage. An array of plush amenities is at your disposal, so fill up your days with sunbathing sessions by the pool and pampering massages in the breezy spa pavilions.

The center offers a variety of retreat programs, but if your focus is to develop your yoga and meditation practice, have a look at the Personal Yoga Synergy Program. One-to-one yoga sessions, wellness consultations, massages, ayurvedic treatments and access to facilities like steam cavern, swimming and plunge pools, and fitness centres are included as part of the package.

Location: 102/9 Moo 3, Laem Set Road, Na-Muang, Koh Samui, Suratthani 84140 Thailand

Contact: +66 77 429 800

Villas for Private Yoga and Meditation Retreats in Samui

Villa Ayundra

Villa Ayundra Bedroom

Villa Ayundra, a five-bedroom estate, has all the essentials of a luxury beachfront vacation rental. From its enviable location and picture-perfect surroundings (complete with vistas out to Angthong Marine National Park), to its immaculate décor and impeccable service, the villa leaves not a single guest wanting for more. Say hello to beach yoga and meditating to the sonorous sounds of the ocean! This is definitely the perfect spot to go on a yoga retreat in Samui with your friends or family.

Villa U

Villa U Veranda

Villa U is a three-bedroom beachfront villa with state of the art amenities and accommodating staff. Arguably, the best feature of Villa U is its outdoor space because an immaculate white sand beach is only a few steps away. You’ll have direct access to the coast from the villa, so make no excuses for not attending your morning beach yoga lessons. When you’re not stretching out in a pose or stilling your mind in a meditation session, chill out in the well-appointed living spaces or by the glistening infinity pools.

Sangsuri Villa Estate

Sangsuri villa

For an unforgettable retreat, step right into the arms of the luxurious Sangsuri Villa Estate, which offers an unparalleled oceanfront escape. Situated directly on the shores of Chaweng, this private estate provides the ideal setting for memorable events such as weddings, birthdays, and yoga retreats in Samui.

Comprising three villas – Sangsuri Villa 1, 2 and 3 – the property features 21 bedrooms and 4 dormitories, allowing it to comfortably host large groups, including families with children. Guests can take full advantage of the excellent amenities, including infinity pools, jacuzzis, a yoga studio, AV rooms and beautiful tropical gardens with stunning ocean views.

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Lin https://linfoo.contently.com/

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