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Wellness
Holistic Fitness & Wellness Activities

Kamalaya Koh Samui Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa offers life-enriching programs that combine wellness and healing therapies designed for the wellbeing of the body, mind and soul.

Wellness Journal
5 Reasons Why You Need a Wellness Retreat

Wellness is often mistaken for health, and while both go hand in hand, they are not the same. Just like how our personal and professional lives are interconnected, so are wellness and health; one affects the other.

Wellness
History of Spa and Wellness

The word ‘spa’ is an abbreviation for the Latin phrase ‘Sanus Per Aquam’, which means ‘health through water’ and ‘wellness’ refers to our state of good health and combines the concepts of wellbeing and fitness together.

HEALTHY RECIPES

Cabbage Roll with Tahini Dip
Cabbage Roll with Tahini Dip

Cabbage is antioxidant rich, especially in vitamins A, C, E and K; also rich with B vitamins and calcium, potassium, iron, iodide and sulphur.

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Zucchini Spaghetti
Zucchini Spaghetti

A nutrient dense pasta-free spaghetti (the zucchini is the ‘spaghetti’) with a pumpkin based sauce.

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Healthy Soups in Koh Samui Thailand
Detox Pumpkin Soup

This hearty, flavoursome soup is high in the essential amino acid, tryptophan which promotes serotonin production in the body and supports healthy sleep.

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Green Vegetable Soup
Green Vegetable Detox Soup

This vegetable soup is a potent blend of vegetables, herbs and spices, loaded with essential nutrients for restoring health and vitality.

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Vegan Gotu Kola Salad
Gotu Kola Salad

Gotu kola is therapeutic for the brain and the central nervous system, helping to improve concentration and calm the nerves.

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Sweet Potato Mash
Sweet Potato Mash with Chinese Broccoli & Ginger Dressing

Another delicious vegan dish, with a good dose of antioxidants plus anti-inflammatory benefits from the ginger dressing.

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Banana Flower Salad Koh Samui
Banana Flower Salad

A traditional Thai salad with a twist – blending delicious Thai herbs with Asian vegetables and a bit of spice – This detox-friendly salad is a hot ticket item on our Amrita lunch menu.

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Kamalaya Detox Juice
Kamalaya Detox Juice

Coconut water replenishes and cools the body, while basil and pineapple support digestion –a good accompaniment to any meal.

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Strawberry Mojito Recipe
Strawberry Mojito

This mouth-watering Mojito is packed with strawberries which are an excellent source of manganese, potassium, folic acid and fibre.

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Kale Salad Recipe
Kale Salad

Rich in vitamins A, K and C, as well as calcium, fibre and iron, this dish also promotes healthy liver function.

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Detox Cuisine Nam Prik Aong
Nam Prik Aong

Nam Prik Aong is a popular traditional spicy dip that originates from the North of Thailand.

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Detox Energy Balls
Detox Energy Balls

Energy Balls are a delicious sweet treat and a good source of slow-release energy.

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Pumpkin Seed Milk
Pumpkin Seed Milk

A super healthy lactose-free alternative to dairy milk, pumpkin seed milk helps to reduce cholesterol and boost immunity.

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Wing Bean Salad With Black Cod
Wing Bean Black Cod Salad

The traditional Thai version of this delicious salad usually includes pork or prawns and eggs, but at Kamalaya we serve it up with tender flakes of black cod. Wing beans are high in protein and calcium, and a great source of vitamins A and C, iron and enzymes.

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Whole Wheat Pasta in Koh Samui Thailand
Whole Wheat Pasta With Hummus

Hummus – you can make your own with the recipe (Hummus Recipe) on our website, or to save time use a good quality prepared hummus.

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Yum Som Pomelo Salad
Pomelo Salad

Yum Som-O makes a wonderfully fresh side dish or a light main meal.

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Healthy Fruit Smoothies in Koh Samui Thailand
Papaya Bee Smoothie

Blend the goat yoghurt, papaya and honey with a few ice cubes, until smooth and creamy. Serve in a tall glass, sprinkling the bee pollen on top. Stir the bee pollen through when you’re ready to drink.

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Healthy Breakfast at Kamalaya Koh Samui
Bircher Muesli

Quick and Healthy Breakfast Recipe

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Organic Elixirs & Juices in Koh Samui Thailand
Jamu Turmeric Elixir

Jamu’s vivid colour is curcumin, the powerful anti-inflammatory component in turmeric, which is valued by many as a pain reliever and liver tonic.

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Healthy Food Recipies with Kamalaya Koh Samui
Beetroot & Quinoa Risotto

Warm and grounding, this colourful and earthy sweet risotto provides a nutrient dense, low- inflammatory and nourishing alternative to a traditional white rice risotto.

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KAMALAYA CONVERSATIONS

Dr. Daniel Friedland

Dr. Daniel Friedland, a former guest, brings a wealth of experience and science-based knowledge to help leaders and their organisations optimise health and, in turn, productivity.

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Philippe Joubert

For the first Kamalaya Conversation we hosted our repeat guest Philippe Joubert, a global business leader focused on building sustainability into the heart of business strategies to enable long-term growth.

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Sandro Lane

Sandro Lane, the creator of one of the US’s best-known and only cold-pressed and extra-virgin fish oil supplement in the world.

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Florence Williams

Florence Williams, a Washington D.C.-based journalist who has authored books including, The Nature Fix: Why Nature makes us Happier, Healthier and more Creative.

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Wellness

Benefits of Yoga

Doing just one hour of asanas helped avid posers raise their levels of the brain chemical GABA by 27 percent.

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Wellness

Kamalaya Mentors

The team of Life Enhancement Mentors at Kamalaya Koh Samui Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa lead guests on an inward journey of self-reflection and can support them in letting go of emotions and perceptions that may be restrictive, unhelpful or damaging.

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Conversations

Dr. Daniel Friedland

Dr. Daniel Friedland, a former guest, brings a wealth of experience and science-based knowledge to help leaders and their organisations optimise health and, in turn, productivity.

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Wellness

Optimize Your Health for a Longer Life

Since time began, people have been looking for the secret to living a long and healthy life. Only a few generations ago, the thought of living to the age of 90 was an aspiration.

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Wellness

Value of Yoga retreat

Physical asanas (yoga postures) establish greater strength, flexibility, and balance. Additional physiological benefits include improved circulation, deepened sleep and improved posture and reduction in structural pains.

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Green Vegetable Soup
Recipes

Green Vegetable Detox Soup

This vegetable soup is a potent blend of vegetables, herbs and spices, loaded with essential nutrients for restoring health and vitality.

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Healthy Breakfast at Kamalaya Koh Samui
Recipes

Healthy Breakfast

Foundation for Longer, Healthier and More Vital Life

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Wellness

What is a Colon Cleanse

Colon cleansing aids in the removal of plaque and waste matter that has accumulated over many years and has created blockages and sluggishness in the digestive system.

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Adrenal Burnout
Wellness

Adrenal Stress Relief

Excessive stress is the main cause. Working too much, sleeping too little, the constant demands of a fast-paced, high-stress lifestyle, and even stressful life events can compromise the adrenals.

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Wellness

Health, Wellness & Yoga

You can dramatically improve your health and wellness through the practice of yoga.

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Wellness

Detoxing the Process

Detoxification works primarily through the elimination of toxins through body processes – perspiration, bowel, digestive and other functions. There are two core approaches to holistic detoxification at Kamalaya.

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Wellness

Yoga Prana

Prana (Devanagari: pra-Na) is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘breath’ and is understood as the vital, life-sustaining force of living beings and the vital energy in all natural processes of the universe.

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Wellness

Detox Pre-Arrival

We recommend that you follow our suggestions below before joining a detox program.

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Wellness

Eating Mindfully

Our eating habits and preferences have a major impact on our physical health and appearance.

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Wellness

Detox Beverages

The water of a fresh, young coconut replenishes and cools the body while basil and pineapple support digestion, making this drink a perfect accompaniment to any meal on our detox menu.

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Healthy Fruit Smoothies in Koh Samui Thailand
Recipes

Papaya Bee Smoothie

Blend the goat yoghurt, papaya and honey with a few ice cubes, until smooth and creamy. Serve in a tall glass, sprinkling the bee pollen on top. Stir the bee pollen through when you’re ready to drink.

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Wellness

Time to Detox

Are you always tired and low on energy? Is it hard to think clearly? Do you have persistent colds, constipation or headaches?

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Wellness

Longevity

While we may not be able to turn back the hands of time, we can help to diminish the tell-tale signs.

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Press Release

Travel Restrictions

After a long pause on inbound international travel, fully vaccinated travellers can fly directly to Koh Samui upon meeting health and safety requirements.

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Wellness Journal

Hydration Questions

All guests of Kamalaya are given a body composition analysis as part of their initial wellness consultation that involves assessing hydration levels.

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Wellness

Combat Loneliness

After over two years of living in the ‘new normal’ with imposed social distancing and people working from home in isolation, many of us have been struggling with loneliness.

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Conversations

Florence Williams

Florence Williams, a Washington D.C.-based journalist who has authored books including, The Nature Fix: Why Nature makes us Happier, Healthier and more Creative.

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Wellness

Yoga Postures

Asana is Sanskrit for “seat”. It is no accident that this word be chosen to describe the “posture” of Yoga.

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Wellness Journal

Functional Testing

Kamalaya now offers guests the opportunity to explore their path to wellness with a clear sense of purpose by undergoing bespoke screening prior to arrival in Thailand.

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Wellness

Why Detox

As the world population grows the number of pollutants in our environment and diets has dramatically increased.

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Press Release

Kamalaya Connect

KAMALAYA CONNECT – Regain mental, emotional, and physical balance through a new online platform that brings the very best of Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary directly to you

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Wellness

Emotional Balance through Flower Remedies

Emotional balance is a vital ingredient for personal wellbeing and the health of our relationships, including the essential one we have with our self.

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Yum Som Pomelo Salad
Recipes

Pomelo Salad

Yum Som-O makes a wonderfully fresh side dish or a light main meal.

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Lap Pool at Kamalaya
Wellness

How to get to Thailand

Thailand welcomes back international travellers and begins to reopen to the rest of the world, Koh Samui celebrates being voted as one of the Top 25 Islands Around the World by readers of influential Travel + Leisure magazine.

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Wellness

Holistic Fitness & Wellness Activities

Kamalaya Koh Samui Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa offers life-enriching programs that combine wellness and healing therapies designed for the wellbeing of the body, mind and soul.

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