Aava Resort & Spa

Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort & Spa

Overview

Located in a tranquil corner of beautiful Thailand, the Scandinavian-inspired Aava Resort & Spa brings contemporary design to stunning natural surroundings. Indulge at this affordable, luxury spa resort and escape from the pace of city living with a dose of Thai Wellbeing. From the 9 km long sandy white beach directly in front of this little, family-run hotel, you can soak up impressive views of lush green landscape and limestone mountains. Aava was listed in Tatler’s ‘101 Best Hotels in the World’ guide too.

When to go

Weather is pleasant most of the time. Best time to travel is from December to February. Hottest time of the year is from March to May. Monsoon season is from September to November.
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What we love

  • Aava offers fantastic value, this is affordable luxury 
  • Khanom is home to rare wild pink dolphins. Take a boat trip within our ‘Discover & Unwind’ programme to catch a glimpse, it’s an unforgettable experience 
  • Each room has been cleverly designed with black-out windows, so you can leave the curtains open and keep light coming in, without having to worry about privacy. 


Who should go

•     Couples who want a romantic healthy holiday 

•     All those who long for a lazy beach holidays with a couple of spa treatments to fully relax and unwind 

•     Travellers who want to avoid commercial and built-up Thailand as Aava can still be found off the beaten track. 


Programme and Offers

  • For single travellers: Free upgrade to daily half board (breakfast and dinner) 
  • For two persons in one room: Free room upgrade from Deluxe Bungalow to Superior Bungalow (subject to availability at time of booking)
  • Free airport return transfer from Surat Thani or Krabi airport

Wellbeing booster

Min. 5 nights, spa treatments
£1,107
2 adults
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Discover and Unwind

Min. 5 nights, spa treatments, excursions
£1,173
2 adults
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Spa and Wellness

Min. 5 nights, spa treatments
£1,561
2 adults
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Wellness

Aava Spa is petite but built respecting ancient Thai traditions of architecture as well as spa treatments. Aava Resort and Spa has a philosophy that you should aim to treat the mind, body and soul to equal levels of relaxation, health and happiness. The spa offers different spa treatments ranging from Thai massages, body therapies to facial treatments. They only use natural products. What we love is their wellness practitioner who leads their daily group classes, such as Pilates, Tai-Chi and yoga, often on the beach.

Facilities include swimming pool, treatment rooms and sauna.

Example treatments at Aava Resort & Spa
  • Thai Massage
  • Foot Reflexology
  • Papaya Wrap
  • Four Hands Massage
  • Tamarind Salt Scrub
  • Aava Facial

Fitness & Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Beach walk
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Bike rental

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Pink dolphin tour
  • Khao Sok national park
  • Fishing tour
  • Kayaking

Typical Group Classes

  • Yoga 
  • Stretching 
  • Tai Chi
  • Pilates  
  • Thai boxing 
  • Pranayama 

Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

The fresh, unique style of Aava Resort & Spa is apparent in the design and décor of the bungalows and villas which are decorated harmoniously with the natural surroundings. There are 8 deluxe bungalows, 10 superior bungalows, 6 poolside villas and 4 family villas. 

The Scandinavian owners have certainly brought their love of contemporary, clean lines to the design of this hip new property.  


Aava Resort & Spa
Deluxe Bungalow

The Deluxe Bungalow's are 25m2. They have either a queen-size bed or twin beds. 

They have spacious en-suite bathrooms and a front terrace. 

Facilities include LCD television, air-conditioning, mini bar, day bed, coffee making facilities, safe, telephone, hairdryer, bathrobe, slippers and Wi-Fi. 

Aava Resort & Spa
Superior Bungalow
The Superior bungalows are 34m2. They have either a queen-size bed or twin beds. 

They have a private en-suite with bath and a private garden terrace. 

Facilities include LCD television, air-conditioning, mini bar, day bed, coffee making facilities, safe, telephone, hairdryer, bathrobe, slippers and Wi-Fi. 

Aava Resort & Spa
Poolside Villa

The Poolside Villas are 38m2. 

This villa features direct access to an infinity pool and the beach is only steps away. 

There is a large private 11m² terrace. 

Beds are king-size and the private en-suite has a bathtub and separate shower.

What’s on the menu

Drawing inspiration from Asian and European cuisine, the menu is a fusion of new and delicious flavours. They  use only the highest quality imported and regional ingredients, with fresh local seafood delivered daily.  The key is balance here – you can be as healthy or as indulgent as you want, the choice is yours. 

There are special weekly evenings in Aalto including Thai on Wednesday, beach BBQ on Friday or wine dinner on Saturday. 

Aalto Restaurant
Aalto Restaurant
The Aalto restaurant provides guests with an intimate and stylish atmosphere, serving food on the beach.
Aava Pizzeria & Bakery
Aava Pizzeria & Bakery
Family-friendly option where you can find traditional wood-fire oven pizzas, freshly baked breads and pastry treats.

Location

Aava is located on Nadan Beach in Khanom, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Southeast Thailand. Khanom is a small, quiet, town with beautiful natural scenery. Hotel’s beach is very secluded and you may not see a soul as you walk along the shore.

Nearest airport

Transfer time by car is approximately 2.5 hours from Krabi Airport (the most popular airport), 1 hour from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport, 1.5 hours from Surat Thani Airport or it's a 45 minute ferry ride from Koh Samui island.
Aava Resort & Spa
Aava Resort in Thailand
Our Travel Review of Aava in Thailand
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Families, Children & Infants

Everyone is welcome at Aava Resort & Spa. There are friendly babysitters available for an extra charge. 

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Why Wellbeing Escapes?

Flexible pricing
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Our different pricing and packages allows you to pick the right option for you. Choose from booking on bed & breakfast basis with free spa credits at many of our resorts. Or go for one of our great value packages to pre plan your treatments and activities at discounted prices.
Value Added Benefits & Discounts
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We work hard to negotiate extra value for our clients with our benefits such as free spa credits or room discounts that you are unlikely to find anywhere else. Even from the hotel directly. We can do this because we are the largest and most established specialist wellbeing travel company.
Award winning service
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We have been operating for 12 years and know a thing or two about Wellbeing Holidays. We also take time to listen to what you want and research the best options for your needs. Many of our retreats have been visited by the team too. We will always try our best for you!