During the retreat, you will enjoy a number of excursions and tours to popular attractions in Phuket and Phang-Nga Provinces. All included tours are listed day by day in the weekly program.
Big Buddha Jungle Trek
Challenge yourself to a trek through the jungle on this Phuket eco-tour. Follow your guide through the wilderness on a challenging hike with plenty of good views, then head to the Phuket Big Buddha and Wat Chalong, Phuket's largest Buddhist temple. Complete your tour with a healthy lunch in a Farm-to-Table restaurant.
4 Waters Eco Adventure
Escape Phukets tourist hotspots to explore off-the-beaten-track mangroves, rainforests, and beaches on this full-day eco-adventure trip. Ride or paddle a kayak through mangrove rivers, trek through the rainforest at Khao Phra Taeo Wildlife Sanctuary, visit remote beaches, and relax at a beachside spa. On route, enjoy the opportunity to bathe in 'four waters;' a waterfall, the sea, and the spas hot springs and ice-cold pools.
The Phuket Rites of Passage Adventure
This exhilarating Phuket Adventure is intended to evoke your reflection on the spirit of voyaging. By completing all stages of the Phuket Rites of Passage Eco Tour we hope you will emerge feeling a little more self-sufficient, reflective, and heroic. Youll combine jungle trekking, zip-lining, and other serene places in one tour. Lunch will be offered in Farm-to-Table Restaurant.
Old Town Cultural Heritage Tour
Discover the fascinating history and culture beyond Phukets beaches on a small-group tour of Old Phuket Town that includes a family-style dinner with a spectacular view. Walking through the historic center of Phuket is great for up-close views of markets, pagodas, and colorful architecture, while door-to-door transport makes this a convenient, hassle-free way to experience the city at night.
Phuket Lookouts Tour
One of the best things Phuket has to offer is its lookouts. The hilly Island has this great advantage: you can find stunning views everywhere. The many Phuket lookouts offer fun photo opportunities as it seems to be human nature to climb on top of every hill around the island. You will relax on small and hidden Yanui Beach, trek to secret Lookout - Black Rock, and eat Thai cuisine Lunch at Organic Farm with beautiful view.
Desert Island - Bon Island Tour
Discover the marine life and natural beauty of Bon Island on this guided tour that includes transportation on a traditional longtail fishing boat. After a 15-minute ride from Koh Phuket, youll be walking the beaches of quiet Bon Island observing its birds, hermit crabs, lizards, and more. Sit down to a picnic lunch served on the beach and spend the afternoon boating to remote areas around the island.
Thai Cuisine Cooking Class
Start with an Organic Farm Tour accompanied by our Chef (or his designee). Together you will select all ingredients you need to cook authentic Thai Dishes. Try the Thai herbs we use for the famous Tom Yam! For your first Cooking Class, we will teach you how to prepare 3 famous Thai dishes.
Wholesome Day Experience
Learn delicious & healthy recipes, basics of plant-based nutrition, about 100% natural superfoods, and how to introduce more raw and highly nutritious food into your diet. Raw Food Workshop includes preparation, tasting, nutritional talk, and recipes to give you the confidence to start experimenting as soon as you get home! Continue Wholesome Raw Food Experience with All Senses Mindful Meditation. Explore mindful eating, and rediscover how your body can feel the texture, color, flavors, and aroma of the food.
Reiki - Chakra Balancing
Reiki is known as an alternative medicine Healing Treatment, it originally came from Japan. Traditional Scriptures from most early cultures throughout the world speak to the healing power of hands.
The laying of hands on special parts of the body is done to get positive life energy and channel it to stimulate the body into self-healing. Reiki removes energy blocks, relaxes, detoxes, and improves the immune system. Holistic Day also includes a 60-minute massage or ear candling.
Unique combination of sound healing, an ancient healing technique from Northern Thailand - Tok-Sen, and manual massage in a private 90 min session.
This therapy works on three major systems:
- Lymphatic: deep and fast healing, great detoxification.
- Digestive: improves stomach and colon health.
- Nervous: helps nervous signals flow from the brain into the whole body.
Experienced and patient instructors are great at getting people up on up on waves! The private lesson begins with understanding the aquatic and swim history of each new surfer. Understanding the waves, weather conditions and respecting currents is a must.
Then you will practice standing up on the board. Once you get the hang of it, you and your instructor will get into the water and start on the small waves close to shore with your instructor right next to your board. You begin safely laying down on your board and wait to feel the movement of the water. Then we start moving you up on your knees and before you know it, youre up and surfing. When you get that first wave, you may be hooked! The lesson duration is 90 minutes and the surf board is yours to use for the whole day.
Enjoy an eye-opening and inspiring experience at pioneering ethical elephant tourism establishment on the island. Phuket Elephant Sanctuary rescues sick, injured and old elephants who spent their entire lives working in the logging and tourism industries.
Your visit starts at Sanctuary Tree Top Lounge, where you will see a short educational video documentary to prepare you for your encounter with the elephants. Next up, you will feed the elephants. While they enjoy their baskets of fruits, you have a chance to learn from the guides about the background of each elephant and then you will venture into the sanctuary and explore Thailands longest canopy walkway as well as several natural trails to locate the elephants, and to observe them forage and bathe freely. By keeping a safe and respectful distance, the elephants have the freedom to express their natural behavior, from bathing and playing in ponds and rivers to socializing with each other.
Private Yoga Day
A private yoga class is especially suitable for beginners or otherwise timid practitioners, expecting mothers, those suffering from injuries or students looking to intensify areas of their practice. The class will be tailored to your limitations, injuries and level of practice by our experienced yoga teacher. 90 minutes session will include meditation, asana practice and pranayama. We recommend this program to start your retreat program and it is offered any day of the week. This session will help you get the most out of the other yoga classes.
Mandala Art Therapy
The mandala is widely recognized as a meaningful reflection of its creator. Psychoanalyst Carl Jung has called it a representation of the unconscious self. We offer 2 hours of Mandala Art Therapy session with our Energy Healing Practitioner where you will get all the tools to draw your very own and unique dot mandala on a canvas. At the end of the class, you will get an interpretation of the colors that you use, the shapes, and other details. While your mandala gets dry our Practitioner will become Oracle and using tarot cards and numbers will tell you more about your true self and about your fortune.
Chakra Awareness Meditation
Singing Bowls works on the Chakra energy system. Each singing bowl gets tuned to a specific Chakra frequency. When singing bowls make a particular sound, frequencies get projected into the affected area.
During the sound bath, participants lie on their backs in the Savasana position for the entire experience. The sound healing practitioner facilitates the experience using Tibetan signing bowls, and sometimes the entire group participates with chants, mantras, or rolling Oms.
Personal Healing TCM
Traditional Chinese Medicine center visit offers a combination of ancient healing techniques with modern medicine. The brand new luxurious facility, professional licensed doctors, and excellent guest services will make this experience highlight of your retreat. We offer 2 packages as part of our yoga holiday retreat program:
Package 1: Acupuncture
- TCM diagnosis and doctor consultation (15 min)
- Acupuncture (30-45 min)
- Tuina Massage (30 min)
Package 2: Cupping
- TCM diagnosis and doctor consultation (15 min)
- Cupping (30-45 min)
- Tuina Massage (30 min)
You will get different choices of beauty treatments based on your preference:
- Facial Treatment, natural scrub & massage in our Wellness SPA.
- Facial Treatment and Nail Spa Service using high-quality products and plant-based hand care. The choice of classic and gel manicure & pedicure.
- Traditional Chinese Medicine Facial Treatment Aura Light: Cleansing, Facial Steam, Scrub, Facial Massage & Acupressure, Gua Sha, Mask.