Location: Situated right on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand in the picturesque seaside town of Hua Hin, Chiva Som is also within convenient proximity of the airport and other transport links.
Services: This luxury resort combines world class elegance with Thai hospitality and unique wellness benefits including a personalized consultation upon arrival from expert health practitioners.
History: The first of its kind in the world, this luxury resort is considered a trailblazer in health and wellness tourism.
Guests at Chiva Som International Health Resort undergo a life-changing rejuvenation of mind, body and soul during their stay at this ‘life haven’ on the Gulf of Thailand. Conveniently located near to Hua Hin’s airport, within a short drive to the royal city itself, and enjoying views of the ocean, the resort is both easily accessible and - on arrival at the seven acres of tropical luxury - utterly secluded and peaceful. The resort’s 58 beautiful rooms, including Thai-style pavilions as well as villas with sweeping views of the waves below, offer luxury and comfort. Diners can enjoy delicious and healthy meals from a menu of freshly-made dishes prepared with home-grown ingredients, in stunning settings both indoor and outdoor. Meanwhile, between meals, a plethora of treatments and facilities are at the disposal of all guests, on their path to health and wellness. Whether it’s swimming, fitness, yoga or massage, every conceivable amenity is available to guests in this revitalizing sanctuary.
The accommodation at Chiva Som perfectly blends international standards of luxury and comfort with Thai hospitality and style. Elegant decor is given a traditional twist with a choice of essential oils according to personal taste. What’s more, all suites come complete with butler service.
The height of luxury at Chiva Som, this suite has its own entrance and private garden. Within its beautiful confines it boasts a generous living space with a dining area and kitchen suitable for elegant, intimate dinner parties. The bathroom features a jacuzzi tub and private yoga sessions can be booked on the extended terrace.
Enjoying views of the Gulf from their elevated position on the third and fourth floors of the central resort building, these suites boast a spacious terrace. What’s more, there are separate living, sleeping and dressing rooms, perfect for relaxation.
Set in beautiful lush green gardens, their traditional style spires peeking over the palm branches, the Thai pavilions are cozy with wooden cladding and feature private bathrooms with separate shower and tub. Arranged in groups of three, they share a sala, perfect for sitting and relaxing with friends.
The facilities at Chiva Som International Health Resort are as varied as they are high in quality. Guests will want for nothing and find their every whim catered for, from relaxation and recreation to rejuvenating activities and beauty therapies.
Guests needn’t worry if they’ve left something behind, the resort’s boutique shop is well stocked with everything from essentials to beautiful souvenirs and the staff are happy to order anything they don’t carry.
Guests are guided every step of the way to reach their fitness goals, whether with a personal trainer, in the fully-equipped gym, or in a wide range of fitness classes.
Guests in search of something a little mentally stimulating and diverting will enjoy curling up with a good book from the selection in the resort’s well-stocked library. This is also the place to catch up with emails, using the free and fast WiFi.
With a wide selection of beauty treatments and micro-invasive cosmetic therapies, guests can choose the dermatological procedure that is perfect for their particular requirements, with expert advice from specialist practitioners in the Niranlada Medi Spa.
Swimmers are spoiled for choice with Chiva Som’s indoor and outdoor pools. Both are temperature-controlled for a perfectly refreshing and relaxing dip and, what’s more, the water is treated using environmentally-friendly processes.
The perfect place to treat aching muscles or to cleanse the skin and lungs, the spa is fully equipped with jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and plunge pool, not to mention a designated relaxation area.
Chiva Som’s unparalleled team of practitioners includes holistic and medical specialists in a vast array of therapies, from homeopathy, detoxification, colonic hydrotherapy, meditation, reiki and shiatsu, to fertility and life enhancement.
Chiva Som’s spa cuisine is renowned for its health-giving properties. With ingredients grown in the resort’s organic garden, there is no fresher way to eat healthy and tasty dishes, either a la carte across the two restaurants or as part of a specially designed and structured detox diet.
At this beachside eatery, diners will enjoy a range of delicious, freshly-prepared meals with a gorgeous view of the turquoise ocean. It’s the perfect spot for leisurely dining or intimate, romantic meals.
This elegant dining room has a hint of the traditional with its beautiful wooden ceiling - striking against the green walls. Dine in cool tranquility on the juiciest cuts of meat, seasoned to perfection with herbs from the garden.
Thirsts will be quenched in the tranquil hotel bar which serves a range of creatively-crafted mocktails as well as a vast array of teas and herbal infusions. It’s perfect for relaxing after an invigorating yoga session.