Celebrate Your True Love & Pamper Yourself at U Zenmaya Phuket

U Zenmaya Phuket wants you to celebrate your true love in our luxury oceanfront hideaway on Kalim Beach as we’re inviting couples to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and cherish many special moments together with an all-inclusive Ur Celebration Package priced at 17,100 THB per couple. Available from May 1 – October 31, 2017.

Featuring stunning panoramic sea views in a cosseting ambiance with opulent bedding and a grand in-room jacuzzi our Deluxe Seaview rooms are perfect for honeymooners or couples who just wish to spend some private moments together. The hotel’s first class facilities including an infinity swimming pool with relaxing sun loungers, pool bar, all-day dining restaurant, gym and world-class spa are also waiting to provide the ultimate get away from it all experience.

Celebrate Your True Love & Pamper Yourself at U Zenmaya Phuket

The package includes:

  • Two consecutive nights stay in a Deluxe Seaview room
  • Daily breakfast whenever/wherever
  • Round-trip transfer from Phuket International Airport
  • 90-minute Asian blend massage
  • Candlelit dinner at Zeascape
  • Sparkling wine and fresh strawberries on arrival
  • 1 in-room jacuzzi bathing ritual
  • Honeymoon set up
  • Bicycle rental
  • Two welcome drinks from the mini bar
  • Free scheduled shuttle bus from/to the hotel and Jungceylon shopping mall in Patong.So for a romantic rendezvous replete with everlasting memories U Zenmaya Phuket is waiting to welcome you.

For restaurant information or reservations, please call +66 76 336 888 or email reserve@uzenmayaphuket.com. Visit our website at www.uzenmayaphuket.com

It’s Spa Time, take time to do what makes your soul happy  at So SPA with L’Occitane

April 2017, Krabi – Throughout May 2017 enjoy some personal spa time at So SPA. Relax with 30-minutes Steam Treatment to stimulate your blood circulation followed by a 90-minute Devas Massage or Traditional Thai Massage with Thai herbal hot compress and end with Champi Indian Head Massage.

  • Single Price THB 3,500++
  • Couple Price THB 6,000++
  • Group of 4 people THB 10,000++ (pre-sign upon reservation)

    For more information, please email H6184-TH@sofitel.com or call +66 75 627 800

Phuket Pride Festival 2017 Celebration “BE STRONG, BE HEALTHY, BE HAPPY”

Phuket, 11 April 2017 – “Phuket Pride” is one of the biggest annual festivals on Phuket Island. In 2017, the festival will be held from 24 to 30 April with the theme, “Be Strong, Be Healthy, Be Happy”. This will be a pride week for Phuket’s LGBT communities and attract LGBT people from around the world for a celebration.

During this week, the Phuket Loves You club will provide many activities, such as volleyball, mini-golf, a gay day-out cruise, a pride dinner extravaganza, which includes a grand charity auction, the Stargazer contest, Phuket pride’s big event featuring top DJs, a cabaret show, and the Mr. Phuket Pride 2017 contest. A highlight activity will be held on 30 April, when all parading LGBTs will be in fancy dress and have a street party at Soi Paradise in Patong Town from 18:00 until late at night.

Phuket Pride Festival 2017 Celebration “BE STRONG, BE HEALTHY, BE HAPPY”
Amari Phuket – Superior Ocean View Room
Phuket Pride Festival 2017 Celebration “BE STRONG, BE HEALTHY, BE HAPPY”
Amari Phuket – Rim Talay Pool
Phuket Pride Festival 2017 Celebration “BE STRONG, BE HEALTHY, BE HAPPY”
Amari Phuket – Samutr Bar

Amari Phuket takes advantage of its convenient location by offering the Phuket Super Saver package to those guests who would like take part in the festival. The package has a starting price of 17,933 THB+++ for a four-day and three-night stay in a Superior Ocean Facing Room with a daily buffet breakfast included. There are other benefits such as:

  • Round-trip airport transfer
  • Thai set menu dinner at Rim Talay Restaurant
  • 10% discount at all restaurants
  • 20% discount on all treatments at Breeze Spa
  • 20% discount on laundry service
  • Complimentary late check-out until 16:00
  • 10% discount for each night’s extended stay

The package is now available for booking. Terms and conditions apply.

For more information about room reservations
Please contact: +66 (0) 7634 0106-14 ext. 8033 and 8034,
Email: reservations.phuket@amari.com or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmariPhuket
or visit www.amari.com/phuket

For more information on Phuket Pride 2017
Visit: www.phuket-pride.org
Address: Amari Phuket, 2 Muen-ngern Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150

The Garden Wing – A Transformed Wellbeing Hub for the Health Enthusiast

PHUKET, THAILAND – Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort, renowned for its acclaimed sports training complex frequented by athletes and active families, has unveiled the upgraded 37-room Garden Wing and a new Health & Wellness concept inviting guests to lead healthy lifestyles through customised programs designed to optimise one’s wellbeing. The upgrade includes guest rooms and suites, the Library, the Teaching Hall and Khun Khao restaurant.

The Garden Wing at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort – A Transformed Wellbeing Hub for the Health Enthusiast

The Garden Wing at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort – A Transformed Wellbeing Hub for the Health Enthusiast
The improvement is a reflection of its surroundings, capturing Phuket’s natural greenery and landscapes while incorporating signature Thai hospitality. The Garden Wing’s design creates a secluded and tranquil place for a guest to nurture the mind, body, and soul. The Garden Wing brings Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort up to a total of 114 keys, with 77 rooms located in the Sports Wing overlooking the complex’s swimming pools or lush tropical garden area.

Thanyapura’s medical specialists, doctors, nurses, and wellness advisors take a personalised approach in running tests and consultations. The data is used to tailor programs and treatments designed to help guests fulfil their goals of lifestyle modifications and happiness. Thanyapura incorporates conventional and complementary medicine with the guest’s decision to take action. This healing process – combined with optimum nutrition and activity – is the heart of a holistic approach to healthy ageing and healing. Our wellness advisor and doctor recommend tests and treatments that matches one’s goals. These therapies include natural bio-identical hormones, vitamin and mineral infusions, colon hydrotherapy, chiropractic care, personal sport training and traditional Chinese therapies such as acupuncture and cupping.

“Guests come to Thanyapura to change their lifestyles. Good nutrition is the key to a healthy body. Our multidisciplinary team works with the guests on customised exercise and nutrition plans to achieve their wellness goals and be happy,” said Dr. Narinthorn Surasinthon, Medical Director.

The ‘holistic retreat’ design concept of Thanyapura’s Garden Wing created a holistic holiday getaway teeming with interiors of warm tropical gardens overlooking Phuket’s last significant virgin rainforest, The Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary.

“The grand opening of the Garden Wing allows us to cater to a wider range of travellers, specifically those who are looking to find and maintain a balanced lifestyle. We offer programs to improve their approach to sports, health, wellness, mind, and nutrition,” said Philipp Graf von Hardenberg, President and CEO of Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort. “The guest’s journey is a curated one – meaning our doctors and advisors tailor experiences to complement their goals. Our vision for the Garden Wing is to be a haven for guests who seek to revive and heal themselves through specialised holistic Health & Wellness Centres.”

The Garden Wing at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort – A Transformed Wellbeing Hub for the Health Enthusiast

Garden Wing Rooms and Suites
The reinvigorated Garden Wing’s highlights include the Deluxe Room (30 sqm) featuring serene views of the garden with direct access through the private terrace. The spacious Garden Wing Suite (55 sqm) houses a separate bedroom, an open space living/work area and a private terrace with picturesque background of alluring landscapes. Guests are entitled to extensive complimentary Health & Wellness activities such as Pilates, yoga, meditation, core training and wellbeing talks. Complimentary entrance to world-class fitness centres at Thanyapura Sports & Leisure Club include access to the 25m and 50m Olympic-sized training pools, the Athletic Track and Sport Locker with towel service. All Detox package stays come with a complimentary Health & Wellness consultancy with a medical expert or wellness advisor.

The Garden Wing at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort – A Transformed Wellbeing Hub for the Health Enthusiast
Khun Khao Restaurant
Khun Khao, the mindful eatery (180 sqm) exclusive only to guests of the Garden Wing, offers nutritious Asian, Thai and Western raw vegan cuisine prepared with fresh vegetables, fruits, nuts and herbs. Innovative chefs and onsite expert nutritionist mindfully prepare creative dishes and desserts with plant-based recipes. Following the tradition of mindful eating, original vegan and nutrient-rich recipes brim with enticing tastes and flavours free from animal by-products. Beverage options include fresh-squeezed detox juices made from wholesome ingredients. Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort is also home to the award-winning restaurant, DiVine, which serves organic gourmet cuisine and Booster Deli & Bar, known for invigorating detox juices.

The Garden Wing at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort – A Transformed Wellbeing Hub for the Health Enthusiast
The Library and Teaching Hall
Ensconced in a placid oasis, the upgraded Teaching Hall (200 sqm) and The Library (65 sqm) venues can host up to 80 and 20 guests, respectively. The Teaching Hall is the home of yoga and meditation instruction while the Library offers a selection of educational lifestyle resources. Both locations exude simplistic elegance echoing their blissful settings.

4-Day, 3-Night Detox Package
To celebrate the Garden’s Wing’s launch, Thanyapura is offering the 4-Day, 3-Night Detox Package starting from THB 33,950 net per person or THB 58,350 for two persons, available for stays through from 01 April – 31 October 2017. The itinerary includes:

  • 3 nights’ stay in a Garden Wing (Standard room)
  • Round trip airport transfer
  • Thanyapura welcome gift
  • Mindfully-prepared meals in plant-based nutrition program
  • 1 medical consultation
  • 1 nutrition consultation
  • 1 health & wellness consultation
  • 1 colon hydrotherapy
  • 1 abdominal massage
  • Daily well-being talks
  • Daily group yoga classes
  • Daily group meditation and mind training classes
  • Daily oil pulling
  • Complimentary use of 50m Olympic-sized or the 25m training pools
  • Complimentary access to infrared sauna room

For more information or to book your stay, please call +6676 336 000 or email reservations@thanyapura.com with the promotional code “GARDENWING.”

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa goes dark to shine a light on climate action

PHUKET, March 27, 2017 – Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa went dark to shine a light on climate action with Earth Hour 2017. The hotel joined millions around the world in turning off lights for one hour on March 25 at 8.30 pm. local time to illuminate a powerful message about environmental awareness and action. The annual global environmental awareness event was created and instituted by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in 2007 to emphasize the threat of climate change.

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa took part by dimming and turning off non-essential interior lighting, using candlelight for all tables in restaurants and inviting the guests to light the candles at daybed area.

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa also entertained the guests during the Earth Hour with acoustic live band and served pass around green drink as complimentary at Sand Box restaurant from 8.30 – 9.90 pm. By demonstrating these efforts on social media, Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa will be participating in Marriott International’s drive to raise funds for WWF, where US $1 will be donated for each Marriott property that tweets their Earth Hour activities.

“It’s a privilege for us to support such a powerful movement with such a simple gesture,” said Denise Naguib, Vice President of Sustainability and Supplier Diversity, “Earth Hour reflects a philosophy we try to practice year-round that we all must do our part and together we can make a big difference. Climate change affects everyone and it also has an impact on the continued success of our business.”

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa is located at 555 Moo 3, Mai Khao Beach, Talang, Phuket 83110.
Online: www.renaissancephuket.com, @renphuket

So SPA with L’OCCITANE at Sofitel Krabi

So SPA with L’OCCITANE at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort is an intimate sanctuary that blends French cosmetology with ancient Thai rituals and gracious hospitality. Step into one of 12 private single or double private treatment rooms and you enter a cocoon of tranquility, enriched by the warmth of Thai design, natural splendor and organic Thai herbs. Here you can surrender to life’s pleasures and experience total relaxation as skilled spa therapists ease away tension with massage, aromatherapy, scrubs, facials, and more.

Spa lovers can savor each moment of blissful treatments including the So Exhilarating Body Massage, So Rejuvenating Facial, Traditional Thai Massage, herbal hot compress massage, and rituals including Immortelle Secrets with the heavenly fragrance of renowned L’Occitane skincare products, and high quality Thai spa products by Ytsara. Guests of So SPA

So SPA with L'OCCITANE at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf Resort & Spa can also enjoy massage by the pool or in a traditional Thai pavilion. Our world-renowned So SPA with L’OCCITANE offers contemporary beauty and massage services that can be combined to create a customized treatment plan just for you. Combining L’OCCITANE’s expertise in French cosmetology with authentic Thai treatments results in the ultimate refinement in beauty traditions. Our spa experts pamper you and help you achieve a higher state of wellbeing during your vacation at our Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort.

So Spa with L’OCCITANE offers two signature treatments:

  • So Exhilarating Body Massage: A euphoric and soothing body massage that uses a rocking motion that will shape and tone up your body
  • So Rejuvenating: A refreshing facial care treatment that uses honey and cucumber harmoniously combined with the best of French techniques to leave you feeling revitalized and looking youthful.We also offer Magnifique Kids spa treatments, a great new concept for our family resort. Treatment are designed to be enjoyed by children aged from 5 to 12 years old and accompanied by their parents. We have four amazing treatments, including the most popular, Mommy and Me: Mom gets a red rice body scrub while the child gets a choco wrap, then both jump into a fun bath followed by a Warm Coconut Soother Massage for the mother or father and a soothing massage for the child.

    Sofitel Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort features an amazing 9-hole golf course. So Spa with L’OCCITANE offers four treatments, including Deep Tissue Intense Relief which combines Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage, acupressure and gentle stretching. Soothing essential oils are used to ease muscular tension after a game. It’s the perfect way to recover before your next tee off.

    We have recently added two brand new treatments to the So Spa with L’Occitane menu. Waxing and nail gel color is very popular with our guests and other customers.

    After the treatment, we take you to the socialization patio. This area allows guests to have chance to meet the other guests and is a different concept from other spas. We also offer quiet private areas for relaxation too.

    Our award-winning So SPA with L’OCCITANE was recently refurbished for an enhanced guest experience.

International Women’s Day with NARS Cosmetics at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

March 2017, Krabi – Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort invited NARS luxury cosmetic brand to organise an exclusive make-up workshop for Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra’s ambassadors on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The aim of the event was to encourage women to be more confident in their work and daily life.

International Women’s Day with NARS Cosmetics at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

International Women’s Day with NARS Cosmetics at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

International Women’s Day with NARS Cosmetics at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

International Women’s Day with NARS Cosmetics at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

Established more than a century ago, International Women’s Day has grown into a global celebration of female empowerment and strength. Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort is proud to be part of the world-wide event that highlights women’s important role in society and their power to bring about positive change.

Mr. Richard Longonne, General Manager of Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort said “We are proud to be part of the annual International Women’s Day, and recognize the importance of our female workers. The event is a celebration of the value, happiness and energy of working women around the world.”

This year, International Women’s Day will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2016 at the Grand Ballroom, Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort.

event photos: https://events.phuketindex.com/sofitel-krabi-phokeethra-golf-and-spa-resort-4-6958.html