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 or call +66 75 627 800

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 with the promotional code “GARDENWING.”

Sports & Recreation at Sofitel Krabi

Sofitel Krabi inspires outdoor pursuits, whether relaxing or energetic. Our resort has the biggest pool in Thailand, an amazing nine-hole golf course, and a beautiful stretch of beach where guests can stroll, swim or enjoy a host of sports. The resort offers a choice of swimming pool areas, a kids’ section, quite zone, pool bar, a private pool entrance.

Guests can enjoy many diverse activity options. From active to passive, land to sea, morning till night, there’s something to suit everyone. Your biggest decision on holiday may be whether to relax by the pool, at the spa, in lazy hammocks, the beautiful gardens or in the sea…

A large selection of on-site facilities supplemented by additional off-site options are available to suit everyone, from sports to tours around beautiful islands, entertainment, and the Kids Club which ensures younger members of the family are kept happy whilst mums and dads relax. Our recreational activities consist of tennis courts, basketball, volleyball, archery, table tennis, kayaks, sailing, windsurfing, paddle boards, mini-football, mountain biking, badminton, golf, and a gym fully equipped with high quality fitness equipment. You can take part in a wide range of group fitness classes, dance to aqua gym, discover Pilates or Tai Chi, meditate at the local temple, or join yoga classes that help improve coordination and flexibility, and eliminate stress. We run tournaments daily, as well as host a sports awards ceremony once per week at which medals and awards are given out. Thai sports and culture programs include Thai boxing, Thai cooking classes, Thai flower garland making, and more. There is also a daily dance by the team at 12:15pm at the pool, followed by pool games.

When children are happy then so are the parents. From sports, creative classes, games and mini evening shows, we make moments for everyone. The is also an open-air cinema in our beautiful garden family movies are shown each night.

Our Leisure Concierge team will be happy to discuss and arrange your sightseeing options, transportation and reservations, as well as tailor an itinerary to suit your preferences. A holiday at Sofitel Krabi isn’t just about the resort. Choose from any of our excursions for a journey of discovery to nearby attractions. At Sofitel, every stay is a wonderful opportunity to get off the beaten track and open-up to new experiences. Explore Phi Phi Island, James Bond Island, take our 4 Island tour, or visit the famous Hong Island, just 10 minutes by speed boat from our hotel. A sunset cruise is one of the most remarkable events you will ever experience in Krabi. You can relax on our luxury speed boat, sip a glass of sparkling wine and enjoy the gorgeous tropical surroundings.

And what better way to awaken your senses and feel re-energized than with the best in health and beauty treatments So SPA with L’Occitane. Enjoy an exclusive treatment using organic Thai herbs in the solitude of one of twelve private treatment rooms.

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.

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