37 Rooms/7 Suites
16 yrs +
Chiva-Som means ‘Haven of Life’ in Thai, and that’s exactly what this beachfront health & wellness resort is. Located in the seaside town of Hua Hin on the Gulf of Thailand, Chiva-Som combines Western practices with Eastern philosophies to offer a life-transforming experience. The expert staff are dedicated to provide you with healthy habits and tools to improve your overall well-being, whilst the tranquil hotel grounds form the ideal location for a full mind, body and spirit rejuvenation. With personal consultations, wellness cuisine and a menu of 200 treatments which includes holistic, fitness, aesthetic beauty and spa therapies to help you restore and revitalise, it is no surprise this Thai wellness destination has been recognised with multiple awards by industry experts.
Owing to Chiva-Som’s award-winning gourmet wellness cuisine, all meals served are nutritious, delicious, and adaptable to a wide variety of individual dietary requirements, including specific food allergens and sensitivities. The chefs only use fresh and organic ingredients to prepare flavoursome dishes from all over the world, and any dietary needs can be catered for. Whether you’re following a wellness program or not, the Hua Hin health retreat has plenty of fitness and spa facilities to keep you active, including a dance and pilates studio. Participate in one of the many complimentary daily classes and treat yourself to a full body massage after.
Set on seven acres of tranquil grounds, Chiva-Som’s approach to wellness is truly holistic. In order to preserve a peaceful and serene ambience, mobile phones, E-readers, cameras and personal computers may not be used in public areas. Open-air pavilions spread across the hotel grounds form perfect meditation pods, whilst the trickling sounds of water will bring you deeper into a pure state of calm. A huge selection of healing treatments, mindfulness classes and yoga practices makes this resort a pure oasis for restoring the mind.
There are various sustainable practices and policies in place to make Thailand’s leading destination spa an eco-friendly and ethical space. Fresh water conservation, waste minimisation and recycling, energy efficiency and environmentally friendly products are just a few of the initiatives that show Chiva-Som is committed to preserve our planet. A continuous effort is also made toward improving the local community by focusing on welfare programs, hiring local staff and purchasing local fresh food and products where possible.
Besides being highly impressed with so many awards (‘The World’s Best Destination Spa’- Condé Nast Traveller magazine (UK edition) Readers’ Travel Awards 2016, ‘The Best Overseas Hotel’- Voyage Magazine’s 2016 Best Value Awards China (Top 10), and ‘Best Overseas Health & Wellness Property’ for 7 consecutive years by Luxury Travel Magazine to only name a few) we’re in love with the resort’s tech-free gadget policy. What better way to revitalise and reconnect with yourself, others and the world around you than to have a digital detox holiday in Thailand.
The huge range of exercise classes on offer changes on a weekly basis to provide you with a different experience every day of your stay. Participate in aqua-aerobics, practice yoga or get your heart rate going during a Zumba class. View a sample activity schedule and see what other activities Chiva-Som has in store for you. If you want to experience a deeper connection with the Thai culture or explore the area, venture out to the local market, admire beautiful royal palaces or enjoy a morning walk to the neighbouring Buddha statue.
The resort’s 44 luxury rooms offer a real sense of relaxation and privacy. There are eleven room types and suites to choose from, each designed with your well-being and comfort in mind. Standard features include a satellite TV and Blue-ray player, air conditioning, bathrobes, hair dryers, refrigerators and in-room safes. For added comfort you can choose from a range of bed-linen and pillows, and pick your preferred spa amenities and oil burners scent.
Retreat Here and benefit from the following extras, in addition to your wellness retreat:
For a truly authentic experience, the Thai Pavilions are the way to go. Featuring traditional Thai architecture, these beautiful rooms include a shared terrace and outdoor sitting area. They are grouped around the garden with a view of the resort’s lush greenery or lake. The well-appointed bathroom has a separate shower area and includes luxury toiletries for extra convenience.REQUEST A QUOTE
The luxurious Champaka suite features a separate living and bedroom and has a total space of 104 sq. meters. It includes a well-equipped bathroom with luxury toiletries as well as a separate shower area. The spacious terrace provides amazing views of the Gulf of Thailand and makes this private hideaway a true haven for mind, body and soul.
More room types available upon request.
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The newly renovated Ocean Deluxe rooms offer an extended living with large walk-in closet, wooden floors and all the creature comforts. They are located in the main building, with a private balcony facing the swimming pool and beachfront. Rooms are usually double but can be separated into two twin beds. The comfortable bathroom provides all necessities and offers a tub with shower included.REQUEST A QUOTE
Having been at the forefront of health and wellness for over two decades, Chiva-Som’s holistic approach to optimal well-being brings plenty of inspiration for a balanced lifestyle. Offering state-of-the-art healing spa facilities and a dedicated team of wellness professionals, your guests will embark on a unique journey of self-discovery to improve their fitness and wellbeing. From detox programs, yoga holidays and physiotherapy to fitness plans, emotional well-being and sleep management, the possibilities are endless. More than seventy treatment rooms, advanced therapies, and private training sessions are carefully designed to help re-balance mind, body and spirit.
Chiva-Som is located in Hua Hin, a seaside town on the Gulf of Thailand.
Situated around 185km south of Bangkok the wellness resort can be reached by car (3 hours) or private plane (25 min) from the Thai capital. You can also charter a helicopter from Bangkok which will get you there in about 40 minutes.
Hua Hin is a year round destination and with its dry climate, the best months to visit are between November and May.
December and January are peak months for the high season, when rooms are booked up well in advance.
Bookings are guaranteed with major credit cards.
Cancellations received less than 14 days before arrival date will incur a charge of 50% of all estimated costs. Different conditions may apply during Christmas holidays.
To maintain a restful and relaxing atmosphere for all Chiva-Som guests, mobile phones, E-readers, Kindles, iPads, cameras and personal computers may be used in guest rooms but not in public areas. If you wish to read outside, E-readers are allowed on the beach where the staff will set up a sun lounger for you.
Chiva-Som’s healthy environment has been created to give everyone the best possible benefits, thus alcoholic drinks are limited to champagne and wine and are available in the evening only.
Smoking is restricted to designated outdoor areas.
Minimum age is 16 +
More room types available upon request: Please enquire for information.