So SPA with L’Occitane at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort wins Thailand’s best resort spa for 2018

July 2018 – In what is sure to be exciting news for spa fans worldwide, Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort’s signature luxury spa So SPA with L’Occitane has been chosen by the World Luxury Spa Awards as the 2018 Country Winner for the top Luxury Resort Spa in Thailand.

This is the second time in a row the spa has received an award from the prestigious platform which is well known as the world’s leading spa Awards initiative for luxury spas. Last year, So SPA with L’Occitane was the Continent Winner for Asia, and continues to maintain the same level of service excellence and outstanding achievement in the international luxury spa and wellness industry, which has led to them earning the award again this year.

Voting for the World Luxury Spa Awards is done is cast by spa guests, with awards being given to spas in 32 different categories, based on a country, regional, continent and global basis.

So SPA with L’Occitane has long been a top-rated spa in the Krabi region, thanks to its inviting Thai style interiors and rejuvenating treatments which combine ancient Thai traditions with French cosmology for an unforgettable experience. Set amidst the lush gardens of Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra, this tranquil haven of serenity features 12 intimate treatment rooms with traditional Thai teakwood décor. Guests can choose from a large menu of exclusive treatments from Thai massages to body scrubs and beauty facials, all incorporating L’Occitane natural products for a blissful effect.

If you’re interested in booking a session at So SPA with L’Occitane to experience their exclusive treatments for yourself, please contact 075-627-800, email to, or visit the resort website at

Indulge in the spa blooming gifts for mums at Amari Phuket

Phuket, 30 July 2018 – Amari Phuket’s Breeze Spa launches a special “Mother’s Day” promotion to celebrate mother’s month in Thailand throughout August 2018. Guests will receive a special 90-minute treatment of Jasmin N’ Melon product. Jasmine is a symbol of motherhood, and the treatment consists of a 60-minute body scrub and mask for an extra boost to reveal satiny smooth and refreshed skin, and a 30-minute back massage to help relax the muscles from tension and strain.

The Mother’s Day promotion is priced at 3,290 THB net (normal price is 4,350 THB net) per person. Guests will also receive a giveaway Jasmin product valued at 650 THB net to use at home with three products available for selection, including Jasmin N’ Melon Scrubbing Mask, Jasmin N’ Melon Shower Cream and Jasmin N’ Melon Hand & Nail Cream.

Amari Phuket’s Breeze Spa is open daily from 11:00 to 21:00.

For more information, please call +66 (0) 7634 0106-14 ext. 8809, email
or visit
Address: Amari Phuket, 2 Muen-ngern Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150

JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa launches ‘Mandara Spa Day Pass – Family by JW’

July 2, 2018 Phuket, Thailand: The family-friendly resort, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa recently has launched ‘Mandara Spa Day Pass – Family by JW’ to keep little ones and parents entertained during the school holidays on Phuket Island.

Enjoy getting pampered together with your little prince and princess. Mandara Spa offers ‘Parent’s Spa Pampering’ package which included 60-minute choice of body massage and a choice of 30-minute for head, neck and shoulder or 30-minute aromatic facial. Price THB 3,400 per person and THB 6,400 per couple. To spoil the little ones, the Mandara Spa also has created an exclusive treatment for children ‘Junior Treatment’, 45-minute body massage with chocolate orange oil. Price THB 950 per child.

After the spa treatment, the family continues to enjoy the rest of the day at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, the day pass also includes the complimentary use of swimming pool, children pavilion and health club plus 20% discount on food at Siam Deli.

Mandara Spa Day Pass is valid from 1 July – 26 August 2018. The Mandara Spa operates from 10 am – 10 pm. For more information or reservations, please contact Ashlyne Nair, Mandara Spa Sales Executive. Tel +66 076 338 000 ext. 7350 or Email:

Pampering Package at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

June 2018, Krabi – In June, it’s still one of the hottest months of the year, so take this opportunity to spoil yourself at So Spa with L’Occitane with their Pampering package that will have you feeling like a brand-new person

First, unwind with a 30-minute steam treatment, designed to detoxify your system and improve circulation. This extremely beneficial treatment also lowers blood pressure, loosens stiff joints and promotes skin health by opening up your pores, and rinsing away the dirt that leads to breakouts.

You will then be invited to enjoy an invigorating 60-minute body scrub. Renowned for its rejuvenating and anti-aging properties, a body scrub exfoliates all the dead skin away, leaving your skin looking and feeling years younger. This treatment also has brightening effects, so you’ll leave the spa glowing like the sun.

Finally, indulge in a 60-minute nourishing Shea Body Massage, delivered by our professional masseuse. Using the highest quality of Shea Butter taken from the nut of the Shea tree, it contains all the essential vitamins to keep skin toned and balanced. Creamy with a pleasant aroma, feel your worries slip away as your aches and tension are slowly worked out by the skilful hands of our spa therapists.

Welcoming with its traditional Thai teakwood interiors and water features, and stunning views overlooking the pool and gardens, So Spa with L’Occitane is your haven of tranquillity. Surrounded by flowers and trees, it is the best spa in Krabi and offers 12 intimate treatment rooms that are both elegant and refined. A day spent at So SPA is an invitation to unwind, exhale and indulge.

Single guests can enjoy the Pampering Package at an unbeatable rate of THB 3,500++, while couples are entitled to a slight discount, paying only THB 6,000++. If you come in a group of four, the price is set at THB 10,000++ with pre sign upon reservation.

For more information or reservations, please call 075 627 800, or email

Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort welcomes Mr. Atipon Methatip, our newest senior physiotherapist

Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort is looking forward to welcoming its newest physiotherapist, Mr. Atipon Methatip, who will join Thanyapura medical team at the beginning of June 2018.

Mr. Metathip has over 17 years experience in physiotherapy, specialising in orthopaedics, stroke injury spinal cord injury, neuromuscular disease, pulmonary rehabilitation, cardiac rehabilitation, DM, and sports related injuries. Prior to moving to Phuket, he worked at Bangkok Hospital as a Sports Physiotherapist and Bumrungrad Hospital as a Physiotherapist. He has also acted as lecturer on the subject of fundamental yoga therapy at Thammasat University for the past 2 years.

When asked why he chose Thanyapura he replied, “Thanyapura has great features for health and sports in an integrated holistic resort making it unique in its kind. I have gained a large amount of knowledge and experience in sports and exercise related medicine over the years, and this is one of the best workplaces for this specialty in the world. I am also looking forward to helping athletes and guests improve their overall performance.”

As well as holding a degree in Physical Therapy from Chiang Mai University and a Masters in Sports Medicine from Chulalongkorn University, Mr. Metathip has written a number of papers on health science, specialised in sports medicine and has previously focused on treating football-related injuries.

When asked what quote resonates with him most, he chose Charles Darwin’s words, “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”

Experience a relaxing, exclusive spa deal for two at Amari Phuket

Phuket, 30 May 2018 – Breeze Spa at Amari Phuket welcomes the green season with an “Exclusive Spa Deal for Two” promotion available from 1 June to 31 July 2018. The promotion is priced at 4,500 THB nett for two persons (the normal price is 5,800 THB nett). Each guest will enjoy a 90-minute spa treatment with two options – a 90-minute mood massage or a 30-minute body scrub and a 60-minute mood massage.

There are five signature mood massages – Dreamy, Serene, Rejuvenated, Invigorated and Energised. There are also two body scrubs available to select, namely Jasmine ‘N’ Melon Scrubbing Mask and Mango Sticky Rice Body Scrub. With these treatments, guests will have a satiny smooth skin and smell and feel refreshed.

Amari Phuket’s Breeze Spa is open daily from 11:00 to 21:00.

For more information, please call +66 (0) 7634 0106-14 ext. 8809, email
or visit
Address: Amari Phuket, 2 Muen-ngern Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150