Absolute Sanctuary, Thailand | Wellbeing Escapes

Absolute Sanctuary

Koh Samui, Thailand

Absolute Sanctuary
Absolute Sanctuary
Absolute Sanctuary
Absolute Sanctuary

Overview

Absolute Sanctuary is a leading wellness resort with a focus on fitness, yoga, Pilates and core strength. In fact, it was the first to introduce 'core-blast' suspension workouts to Thailand. A comprehensive holistic approach to health means Absolute Sanctuary can deliver truly transformative results and long-lasting benefits. Healthy eating is very much part of the philosophy here. Delicious super-food and light detox meals are offered. Add in a team of highly qualified naturopaths, nutritionists and holistic healers and you have the perfect place to embark on a journey back to balance, rejuvenation and a healthy lifestyle.

**** Hotel closed until 1st July 2021****

When to go

Koh Samui weather is pleasant most of the time. The best time to travel is from December to February. The hottest time of the year is from March to May. The monsoon season is from September to November.
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Feb
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Mar
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Apr
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May
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Jun
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Jul
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Aug
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Sep
28
Oct
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Nov
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Dec

What we love

  • The wide variety of daily, group fitness and yoga classes with every level being catered for
  • The Pilates Reformers and expert training providing more resistance and varied exercises
  • That they call their restaurant the Love Kitchen and the food is fresh, light and detoxifying.

Who should go

• Solo travellers who wish to stay in an easy going social environment

• Yoga bunnies or Reformer Pilates enthusiasts

• People who are ready to learn how to transform to a healthier lifestyle

Offers

  • Stay 7, Pay 6 nights with any wellness programme
  • A free spa voucher worth £75 (min stay 5 nights)
  • Free room upgrade (upon availability on arrival)
  • Free unlimited access to daily group yoga and meditation classes
  • Repeat guests: bonus nights (7=5 and 10=7; only if pre-booking a spa package) if you have booked with Wellbeing Escapes to Absolute Sanctuary before


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Bed & Breakfast Stay

Just the hotel, no programmes
£67
per person

Rejuvenating Spa Holiday 3-day package

Spa program is designed to pamper and relax. Encompassing a wide range of indulgent spa treatments, healing therapies, grounding yoga classes and nourishing cuisine you will be lulled to a sublime state of relaxation. Indulge in our Absolute Welcome Ritual massage or knead out your tension spots with our Absolute Back, Neck & Shoulder bliss and Absolute Thai stretch massages.
£761
per person

Exclusive Healthy Cooking Holiday 5-day treatment package

Thailand is a land of delicious cuisine. Enjoy 2 private cooking classes and learn how to make mouthwatering Pad Thai or Tom Yum soup at home. Pampering spa treatments and nutritional consultation is also included.
£1,036
per person

Exclusive Flexible Fitness Holiday 5-day treatment package

Our signature flexible fitness programme gives you a choice of one daily private fitness activity for 5 day. Each class is 60 minutes long and you can mix and match the way you like. Increase your overall fitness, try something new or simply have fun!
£1,066
per person

Yoga Holidays 5-day treatment package

There is no better place to indulge in a practice than Absolute Sanctuary. With 15 years of expertise in running successful Yoga studios through ABSOLUTE YOGA , Absolute Sanctuary is well placed to help you enhance your practice with our extensive classes & world-class instructors.
£1,079
per person

Exclusive Thai Fitness Holiday 5-day treatment package

This package will give you an opportunity to learn the art of Muay Thai - famous thai boxing style. Enjoy 1 private, 5 group boxing lessons and ticket to watch a professional Muay Thai boxing match to master your new skill.
£1,142
per person

Anti-stress and Burnout 5-day treatment package

Anti Stress & Burnout program caters to those who are in need to escape from their busy schedules to a haven where they can recharge themselves and rebalance their mind, body & spirit through a combination of relaxing & healing spa treatments, nourishing foods & supportive emotional therapies. It is highly recommended for those who feel overworked, fatigued and looking to renew themselves.
£1,143
per person

Pilates Bootcamp 5-day treatment package

Ideal for both Pilates beginners or aficionados alike, our Pilates Reformer Bootcamp holiday programs will get you long, lean & toned with 2 group reformer classes daily and individual one-to-one private reformer sessions. The all-inclusive package also incorporates Absolute Sanctuary’s signature offerings such as a wellness consultation, soothing massages to knead away tense muscles and scheduled group fitness classes.
£1,207
per person

Revival Spa Holiday 5-day package

Spa program is designed to pamper and relax. Encompassing a wide range of indulgent spa treatments, healing therapies, grounding yoga classes and nourishing cuisine you will be lulled to a sublime state of relaxation. Indulge in our Absolute Welcome Ritual massage or knead out your tension spots with our Absolute Back, Neck & Shoulder bliss and Absolute Thai stretch massages.
£1,218
per person

Rest and Rebalance 5-day treatment package

A program designed to help you bring back balance into your life. A holistic approach to rebalancing, encompassing stress management and life balance coaching sessions, private yoga & pilates classes and pampering spa treatments. Ideal for those who are overworked, lost their focus in life and in need of some “me” time.
£1,239
per person

Exclusive Intro to Detox Holiday 7-day treatment package

Min. 5 nights, full board, detox
£1,254
per person

Mindfulness 5-day treatment package

A program focused on being in the present. Absolute Sanctuary’s therapists and wellness experts will guide you on a journey of being more present day-to-day in the things you do, say, eat, think and enjoy! Ideal for those who are stressed and want to bring their focus inwards, reconnecting with themselves and those around them.
£1,282
per person

Ultimate Fitness 5-day treatment package

Ultimate Fitness program has been specially designed to provide for a fitness experience like none other. It integrates Absolute Sanctuary's expertise in Yoga, Pilates Reformer, Rhythm cycling and Core Suspend with personal fitness sessions, functional training, nutritionally balanced superfood meals and muscle soothing spa therapies to produce effective results.
£1,282
per person

Body Realignment 5-day treatment package

All bodies are structurally imbalanced as one side is more dominant than the other. This program helps to realign the spine and body, bringing back balance through a prescribed private Pilates reformer program that will loosen up tense muscles and strengthen up weaker ones. Ideal for everyone especially those who suffer from office syndrome, bad posture, chronic aches and pains, and those who play racquet sports.
£1,336
per person

Sleep Well 5-day treatment package

A program dedicated to help you sleep better and improve your quality of sleep through sleep rituals, specialised massages and therapies. Ideal for those who find it difficult to sleep, suffer from insomnia or lack good quality sleep.
£1,347
per person

Yoga Holidays 7-day treatment package

There is no better place to indulge in a practice than Absolute Sanctuary. With 15 years of expertise in running successful Yoga studios through ABSOLUTE YOGA , Absolute Sanctuary is well placed to help you enhance your practice with our extensive classes & world-class instructors.
£1,395
per person

Anti-stress and Burnout 7-day treatment package

Anti Stress & Burnout program caters to those who are in need to escape from their busy schedules to a haven where they can recharge themselves and rebalance their mind, body & spirit through a combination of relaxing & healing spa treatments, nourishing foods & supportive emotional therapies. It is highly recommended for those who feel overworked, fatigued and looking to renew themselves.
£1,426
per person

Women’s Holistic Health 5-day treatment package

The women’s holistic health program is a bespoke program for women. An empowering program that not only addresses their physical and emotional health but also hormonal imbalances through a combination of cleansing therapies, physical activity, nourishing wellness cuisine, pampering body therapies and holistic hormone balancing sessions. Ideal for all women who need to rebalance, re-energise and revitalise.
£1,519
per person

Men's Vitality 5-day treatment package

The men’s vitality program caters to men who are looking to lose weight, get fit and de-stress through a dedicated program encompassing cleansing therapies, physical activity, nourishing foods, pampering treatments and stress management sessions. Ideal for men who are stressed out, fatigued in need to lose weight and take charge of their health.
£1,530
per person

Pilates Bootcamp 7-day treatment package

Ideal for both Pilates beginners or aficionados alike, our Pilates Reformer Bootcamp holiday programs will get you long, lean & toned with 2 group reformer classes daily and individual one-to-one private reformer sessions. The all-inclusive package also incorporates Absolute Sanctuary’s signature offerings such as a wellness consultation, soothing massages to knead away tense muscles and scheduled group fitness classes.
£1,632
per person

Harmonising Spa Holiday 7-day treatment package

Spa program is designed to pamper and relax. Encompassing a wide range of indulgent spa treatments, healing therapies, grounding yoga classes and nourishing cuisine you will be lulled to a sublime state of relaxation. Indulge in our Absolute Welcome Ritual massage or knead out your tension spots with our Absolute Back, Neck & Shoulder bliss and Absolute Thai stretch massages.
£1,670
per person

Rest and Rebalance 7-day treatment package

A program designed to help you bring back balance into your life. A holistic approach to rebalancing, encompassing stress management and life balance coaching sessions, private yoga & pilates classes and pampering spa treatments. Ideal for those who are overworked, lost their focus in life and in need of some “me” time.
£1,729
per person

Yoga Holidays 10-day treatment package

There is no better place to indulge in a practice than Absolute Sanctuary. With 15 years of expertise in running successful Yoga studios through ABSOLUTE YOGA , Absolute Sanctuary is well placed to help you enhance your practice with our extensive classes & world-class instructors.
£1,757
per person

Ultimate Fitness 7-day treatment package

Ultimate Fitness program has been specially designed to provide for a fitness experience like none other. It integrates Absolute Sanctuary's expertise in Yoga, Pilates Reformer, Rhythm cycling and Core Suspend with personal fitness sessions, functional training, nutritionally balanced superfood meals and muscle soothing spa therapies to produce effective results.
£1,782
per person

Mindfulness 7-day treatment package

A program focused on being in the present. Absolute Sanctuary’s therapists and wellness experts will guide you on a journey of being more present day-to-day in the things you do, say, eat, think and enjoy! Ideal for those who are stressed and want to bring their focus inwards, reconnecting with themselves and those around them.
£1,782
per person

Body Realignment 7-day treatment package

All bodies are structurally imbalanced as one side is more dominant than the other. This program helps to realign the spine and body, bringing back balance through a prescribed private Pilates reformer program that will loosen up tense muscles and strengthen up weaker ones. Ideal for everyone especially those who suffer from office syndrome, bad posture, chronic aches and pains, and those who play racquet sports.
£1,793
per person

Sleep Well 7-day treatment package

A program dedicated to help you sleep better and improve your quality of sleep through sleep rituals, specialised massages and therapies. Ideal for those who find it difficult to sleep, suffer from insomnia or lack good quality sleep.
£1,944
per person

Men's Vitality 7-day treatment package

The men’s vitality program caters to men who are looking to lose weight, get fit and de-stress through a dedicated program encompassing cleansing therapies, physical activity, nourishing foods, pampering treatments and stress management sessions. Ideal for men who are stressed out, fatigued in need to lose weight and take charge of their health.
£2,094
per person

Women’s Holistic Health 7-day treatment package

The women’s holistic health program is a bespoke program for women. An empowering program that not only addresses their physical and emotional health but also hormonal imbalances through a combination of cleansing therapies, physical activity, nourishing wellness cuisine, pampering body therapies and holistic hormone balancing sessions. Ideal for all women who need to rebalance, re-energise and revitalise.
£2,116
per person

Weight management 7-day treatment package

This programme is designed to deliver sustainable results. Our winning formula combines physical activity like yoga, pilates, cardio bootcamp and aqua aerobics with cleansing therapies, nutritional supplements and slimming body treatments to guide you on a journey of sustainable & maintainable change.
£2,148
per person

Rest & Rebalance 10 day package

A program designed to help you bring back balance into your life. A holistic approach to rebalancing, encompassing stress management and life balance coaching sessions, private yoga & pilates classes and pampering spa treatments. Ideal for those who are overworked, lost their focus in life and in need of some “me” time.
£2,296
per person

Ultimate Fitness 10-day treatment package

Ultimate Fitness program has been specially designed to provide for a fitness experience like none other. It integrates Absolute Sanctuary's expertise in Yoga, Pilates Reformer, Rhythm cycling and Core Suspend with personal fitness sessions, functional training, nutritionally balanced superfood meals and muscle soothing spa therapies to produce effective results.
£2,511
per person

Mindfullness 10-day treatment package

A program focused on being in the present. Absolute Sanctuary’s therapists and wellness experts will guide you on a journey of being more present day-to-day in the things you do, say, eat, think and enjoy! Ideal for those who are stressed and want to bring their focus inwards, reconnecting with themselves and those around them.
£2,511
per person

Weight management 10-day treatment package

This programme designed to deliver sustainable results. Our winning formula combines physical activity like yoga, pilates, cardio bootcamp and aqua aerobics with cleansing therapies, nutritional supplements and slimming body treatments to guide you on a journey of sustainable & maintainable change.
£3,006
per person

Lifestyle Change 30 day programme

Min stay 31 nights
£6,488
per person

Wellness

Absolute Sanctuary offers a wide range of programmes with the potential to truly transform your life. Their holistic approach to wellness focuses around guest’s needs so individual goals can be achieved. No matter if you want to focus on mental or physical detox, lose weight, de-stress or change your lifestyle for good, Absolute Sanctuary is a great place to start. Absolute Sanctuary is big on Pilates with Reformer Pilates studio and programmes on offer. 

Facilities include detox centre (with colon hydrotherapy machine), indoor and outdoor spa treatment rooms, 2 yoga studios, Reformer Pilates studio, private Pilates studio, fitness centre, core suspend stations and FAR infrared sauna and steam room. There is also an outdoor swimming pool with the infinity edge. Everyone has access to the daily group fitness and aqua sessions (schedule changes on a weekly basis). There is a yoga mat in your room if you fancy some stretches in the comfort of your room. 

Example treatments at Absolute Sanctuary

  • Thai Massage with Herbal Heat Compress
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Reiki
  • Thai Stretch Massage

Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Cookery Classes
  • Shuttle to the beach
  • Temple visits
  • Watch a film in the movie room

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Visit An Thong National Marine Park
  • Visit the secret Bhudda garden
  • Go to a Muay Thai Boxing match
  • Kitesurfing
  • Sea kayaking
  • Elephant trekking
  • Shopping at night markets
  • Swimming at waterfalls

Typical Group Classes

  • Yoga (Vinyasa, restorative, yin, hot yoga, beginners hatha)
  • Pranayama (breathwork) and meditation
  • Reformer Pilates
  • Mat Pilates
  • Core Suspend
  • Acqua Fitness
  • Kick boxing
  • Sunrise Walk
  • Free holistic health workshops


Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

All 38 rooms are spread across five two-storey buildings and are nestled on a hill amidst thick, lush vegetation. Upper floor rooms have lovely ocean views. There are 3 rooms types from cosy Superior rooms to spacious Suites to match anyone's taste and budget. Room were renovated in 2020 and are bright, airy and modern. 


Sanctuary Superior

There are 24 Superior rooms  all with the surface of 30-37 m2.

Located on the ground floors, they have choice of either queen-size bed or twin beds. 

They all have an en-suite shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, phone, kettle, fan, safe, satellite TV, wi-fi, mini-bar, hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach bag and yoga mat. 

Sanctuary Deluxe

The Deluxe rooms (37 m2) feature king-size beds.

Bathroom has a bathtub.

Facilities include air-conditioning, phone, kettle, fan, safe, satellite TV, wi-fi, mini-bar, hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach bag and yoga mat. 

Sanctuary Deluxe Seaview

The Deluxe rooms (37 m2) feature king-size beds.

These deluxe rooms offer sea views and have balconies. 

Bathroom has a bathtub.

Facilities include air-conditioning, phone, kettle, fan, safe, satellite TV, wi-fi, mini-bar, hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach bag and yoga mat. 

Sanctuary Suite
There are 4 suites at the resort, each is 46 SqM. 

These suites emanate tranquility and a sense of luxury, featuring a king-size, four-poster canopy bed and cosy lounge area.

There are large windows and a balcony to soap up those exotic views. 

Bathroom has a bathtub and a shower. 

Facilities include air-conditioning, phone, kettle, fan, safe, satellite TV, wi-fi, mini-bar, hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach bag and yoga mat. 

What’s on the menu

Food is prepared using natural, organic ingredients (local and imported) and blends traditional Thai cuisine with western dishes. Absolute Sanctuary’s menus supports guests on a detox programme, vegetarians, but also those who want a healthy non-vegetarian meal. Meals are high in nutrient value and low in calories, enriched with superfoods and wholefoods, with no trans fats and free of chemicals, additives and refined sugars. The restaurant offers freshly squeezed juices, smoothies and "smart drinks" which are boosted with the highest-quality supplements. There is also a 'broth corner' mainly for those clients who are on detox. 
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The Love Kitchen
This is the only restaurant at the resort. Depending on occupancy, there is usually a sharing dining table to join if you feel sociable. You will find a detox corner here where broths and soups are served daily. Cooking classes take place here.
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The Vitamin Bar
Located just by the pool, the bar serves fresh juices and cold drinks through out the day to keep you hydrated and energised.

Location

This boutique wellness resort is on the tropical island of Koh Samui in the Gulf of Thailand and situated north east of the island in Cheong Mon and is close to Chaweng beach.

Nearest airport

Koh Samui Airport is a 15 minute drive from the resort.  Flights to Koh Samui from Bangkok are very frequent and take approximately an hour.  There are also direct flights to Koh Samui from Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.  Absolute Sanctuary provides return airport transfers as part of their programme inclusions.
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Families, Children & Infants

Absolute Sanctuary is not recommended for children and therefore does not accept children below the age of 12. Minimum age to attend a yoga class is 13, to do a detox programme 18, any other programmes min age is 16.

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Why Wellbeing Escapes?

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Our team of wellness travel experts have visited the retreats themselves and include trained holistic therapists and yoga teachers. Their expertise in the wellness field and the retreats allow them to match you with the best retreat and programme for your individual needs.
Value added benefits and discounts
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As the most established specialist wellbeing travel company we are able to provide excellent added value with our exclusive benefits including reduced prices for single travellers, free spa credits, complimentary transfers plus free nights and additional benefits for our repeat clients.
Award winning service
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With over 15 years of experience, we have come to understand what our clients need from a wellbeing holiday. We treat each client as an individual and provide a personalised concierge service organising all aspects of your stay from spa and treatment programmes, transfers and flights with an efficient and friendly approach. Our continuous awards for customer service speak for themselves.