Why Thailand is the Best Destination for Yoga and Culture

Why Thailand is the Best Destination for Yoga and Culture



Life comes in waves, we have beautiful moments where we are at complete peace with ourselves and feel like we are on top of the world, and then there are times when we feel we need to reset the balance between our mind, body and soul. Jetting off on a healthy getaway to escape our daily modern routines to focus on our overall wellness always works wonders.

Thailand is known as the ‘land of a thousand smiles’ and for good reason. From its world-renowned southern beaches to the rich colours of the architecture, it is an idyllic setting for a yoga & culture holiday. Picture delving into a sunrise yoga session overlooking sweeping green hilltops in a realm influenced by Buddhist philosophies of kindness, followed by an afternoon of adventure exploring a city and beautiful temples. Dive into transformational energy, encompassed by culture, surreal landscapes, and ancient yoga practices to find a healthier, more holistic lifestyle.

A Heavenly Playground for Yoga


There are many benefits to the practice of yoga, from increasing your flexibility and posture to reducing stress. It is a powerful mindfulness practice which makes a yoga holiday the perfect way to rejuvenate, refresh and harmonise your outer and inner self. Thailand has an abundance of golden beaches and sweeping green hilltops as the ideal backdrop for wellness activities and the country is rich with fantastic yoga teachers and a vibrant community. Feel grounded on the Bespoke yoga journey retreat at THE BARAI SPA with private lessons from Hatha Yoga to Aqua Thai Chi, alongside daily restorative treatments including a crystal energy balance massage and deep tissue muscle relief. After your day of movement and relaxation, spoil yourself even further with delicious food in a 19th century beachfront pavilion. End your wellness holiday knowing you have reached your personal health goals in a haven of pure serenity.

Information and Booking: The BARAI SPA


Discover Thailand’s Transformational Spiritual Energy


Thailand is host to some of the world’s leading and most established luxury wellness retreats as it encompasses a whole new dimension – holistic spirituality, where self-compassion, healthy practices and the universal thoughtfulness come together in harmony. Thailand is known as one of the most powerful energy vortexes on our beautiful planet which is fused from their tradition, culture and landscape, making it the most fitting destination for a spiritual and holistic holiday. Surrounding yourself by positive energy, beautiful temples and the warm-hearted locals will make your heart happy and instil a deep respect for a holistic lifestyle. Experience a healing oasis on Yoga Synergy retreat at Kamalaya in Koh Samui where you can enjoy everything from daily private yoga sessions to Kati Vasti cleanses. Rejuvenate in the spa with royal ayurvedic massages and steam caverns in preparation for another fulfilling day of practice. Be in your element, whatever your practice level as you immerse yourself in a world of therapeutic tranquillity!

Information and Booking: Kamalaya


Mindfulness in Everything


When it comes to encouraging an awareness of living, feeling and thinking in the moment, a mindfulness retreat is the solution. It can be so easy to get lost in our chaotic minds with busy modern life, but this has an effect on our overall health and happiness, therefore we must carve out the time to focus on our holistic approaches to mental and physical well-being. Our exclusive wellness tour in Thailand is the ultimate fusion of culture and holistic activity, including ancient yoga practices at sunrise, exploring the cultural sites of Thailand and local cuisine cooking classes. Discover the blissful calmness of stand-up paddle boarding over crystal clear waters, dip in the hot springs in Pai and wrap your journey up sitting on silky sandy beaches. Feel at one with yourself and live blissfully free in the moment with a wellness holiday which will stay with you long after your return home.

Information and Booking: Wellness Tour in Thailand


Culture at Every Turn


Thailand’s unique culture is what draws new visitors to the country every year, with a strong mix of Indian influences, Chinese traditions, and Buddhist principles, it is a beautiful place to visit due to the kind-hearted and free-spirited approach to life. The Thai people’s focus on family is why it is also understandably a very popular destination for family holidays. With so much to see and do, a wellness trip to Thailand is the perfect opportunity to expand your children’s horizons, try new activities and strengthen bonds. Thanyapura is a spacious and inspiring resort located on the island of Phuket, a culturally rich and beautiful area of Southern Thailand that offers our exclusive Family TimeTogether™ retreat. Enjoy the great outdoors to reconnect with nature from the mountainous landscape to lush forests or get involved in family yoga and personal training sessions. There’s also babysitting services available so the adults can indulge in luxury relaxation at the spa or the bar! Embark on the unforgettable with an Asian escape that will not only nourish your mind but your body too!

Information and Booking: Thanyapura


Sublime Scenery


Exquisite would be an understatement when describing the scenery of Thailand. With the glittering Andaman Sea, tropical forests, mist-covered mountains and ancient cultural monuments, there is no better place to slow down and soak in your surroundings than here. If you are searching for all encompassing surrealism, from a luxury spa holiday interlaced with holistic wellbeing through movement, reflection and cleansing then we have the unrivalled luxury wellness holiday for you! Awareness at Amanpuri combines private daily movement classes and spa treatments including cranial sacral therapy and yoga, alongside access to non-motorised watersports such as stand-up paddle boarding and kayaking. Boost your health with a dedicated diet plan based on nutritive, liquid-based meals to set you on the right path to renewal from within. Jet off to the stunningly diverse land of joy for a wellness journey of self-awareness, mindfulness and transformation.

Information and Booking: Amanpuri


Thailand is the best destination to visit for yoga and Eastern culture as it is a beautiful experience which enriches your mind, body and soul, in the most magnificent of settings to truly focus on your inner self. The culture will blissfully compliment your wellness goals and presents countless opportunities for exploration, from the temples and architecture to your own spirituality. It is an extraordinary journey, for all characters of life, from solo travellers to family getaways, you’re sure to relish every unique moment spent in this wonderful country and return richer in health and knowledge!

Talk to one of our Wellness Travel Specialists on 0203 397 8891 or contact us here to discuss tailor-making your yoga and culture holiday in Thailand.

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