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Luxury Wellness with Soneva

by Angelique Platas

Jul 20, 2018

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Find your inner zen at Soneva Kiri, a pristine resort in the jungles of Koh Kood. The remote Thai island, known for serene luxury and impeccable beauty, is the ideal spot to get away with the family, relax, reconnect and delve into the art of relaxing and wellness through Hatha yoga.

Leading luxury resort operator Soneva offers two immersive Yoga Retreats to the Kiri property in November. Hosted at the Six Senses Spa, guests dive into a seven-night retreat filled with relaxing yoga practice or opt for a more intense, 28-night yoga-training excursion.

Kayaking in Soneva Kiri Resort, Thailand © Soneva, by Jerome Kelakopian

Kayaking in Soneva Kiri Resort, Thailand © Soneva, by Jerome Kelakopian

For families looking to dip back into yoga practice or just load up on wellness-centered vacation time, the seven-night retreat at Soneva Kiri includes two hours of yoga, 40-minute mediation practice and two hours of spa treatments per day. Learn more about your health with wellness screenings and enjoy an incredible escape from reality in the lush jungles of Thailand. You know, for your health.

Travelers looking to go a step further and become yogis and teachers, check out the 28-night package for aspiring yoga teachers. Bond with your adult children, siblings and friends over 200 hours of certified yoga teacher training and take your practice to the next level.

Yogis receive lessons in pranayama, meditation, asanas and cleanses during 50 hours of theory; 25 hours of assignments; and 25 hours of self study and individual practice.

Soneva Kiri in Villa, Yoga © Soneva, by Antonina Gern

Soneva Kiri in Villa, Yoga © Soneva, by Antonina Gern

Upgrade to a Yoga Alliance Certification for an additional $100 charge.

Even if you already have a meditation app on your phone, the mix of yoga nidra, chakra and trataka meditation bring peace and calm to this learning experience. The retreat is based in expert education and understanding of the mind and body, so guests receive a deeper understanding and appreciation of the science behind yoga and meditation.

Each yoga-centric package through Soneva includes transfers between Bangkok and Soneva Kiri with the resort’s private Cessna aircraft.

Travel with the family and bunk together in the resort’s larger villa or upgrade to something a bit larger for the whole gang to share. Traveling alone? Enjoy the private room and en-suite bathroom included in either package.

Soneva Kiri Private Cliff Pool Reserve 5BR (V.33) Guest bedroom3 seaview by Asit Maneesarn

Private Cliff Pool with Seaview © Soneva, by Asit Maneesarn

Also included in your stay, daily breakfast and dinner consisting of health-conscious cuisine made with fresh, nutritious ingredients. All non-alcoholic beverages are also included in your stay, as well as full access to the resort’s tennis courts, fitness center, WiFi and “Mr. and Ms. Friday” butler.

Fresh Herbs

Fresh Herbs © Soneva

Opt for the full teaching experience and walk away a certified yogi pro in November, $15,100–21,520, based on single and double occupancy, respectively. Guests and families looking for a yoga and wellness escape with more flexibility and free time, the seven-night retreat is available Nov. 15–22 for $5,670–8,670 per person.

Read more about Soneva’s line up of offerings, experiences and resorts for a wellness vacation for the whole family.

 

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