Chiva-Som: 'Haven of Life'
Posted: 22 February 2016
Chiva-Som means ‘Haven of Life’ in Thai, and the eponymous hotel embodies this inspiring phrase with elegance and grace. Nestled in a secluded cove on the Gulf of Thailand Chiva-Som is about learning to live, enjoy and appreciate every moment, and in so doing, creating a personal path to health and wellness. The winner of Condé Nast Traveller’s Best Destination Spa award, Chiva-Som is the ultimate wellness destination with all the luxuries of an exclusive five star wellness spa resort.
The resort’s allure has won the acclaim and admiration of celebrity clients, holistic experts and many awards for excellence. Chiva-Som’s contemporary style complements the many traditional treatments and ancient wellness practices perfectly.
New for 2016, however, Chiva-Som has created five new and exclusive retreats for guests seeking the ultimate in health, wellness and rejuvenation. Chiva-Som’s groundbreaking retreats have been expertly designed to address specific health issues. The state-of-the-art programmes support the treatment of specific conditions which hinder modern life, including cancer (cel l vitality), migranes (cranial relief), high blood pressure (tension release), stress (emotional wellbeing) and excess body weight (sustainable slimming).
After twenty-one years as industry experts, Chiva-Som are leading the way in luxury healthcare and their new retreats are a definitive step forward in their ambition to provide excellence in wellness for all.
Each retreat is tailor-made to benefit each client’s individual requirements. The new retreats offer thirteen collections of treatments and therapies, with specific health objectives to provide a foundation upon which a personalised programme will be designed. Guests’ own individual health and wellness preferences are paramount and each retreat is designed with individual care at its core.
The following five new and exclusive retreats require a minimum ten-night stay at Chiva-Som:
This retreat has been carefully created to support guests who have recovered (or are in remission) from cancer, with the programme fine-tuned by wellness experts for each individual guest. A selection of nurturing and non-invasive treatments accompany a gentle exercise programme which promotes physical and mental wellness to sustain cellular health.
Chiva-Som has designed a dedicated retreat for guests who suffer from migraines and debilitating headaches. The programme combines holistic and physiotherapy treatments, including mediation and specific exercises to promote cranio-facial muscle relaxation. The programme also includes a dedicated dietary plan of fresh, organic and nutrient rich foods.
Our hectic modern lives causes high blood pressure to become problematic. This retreat is designed to help guests who suffer from this ailment to regain a restorative balance in life. With a dedicated nutritionist on hand, guests will be given a dietary overview, which includes insights related to reducing salt intake, supplements which support cardiovascular health and exercise plans to enhance energy and reduce the body’s inner tension.
Created for guests who feel over-stressed or lack energy, this retreat is designed to rejuvenate mind, body and spirit. A holistic approach includes acupuncture, mind and body therapy and functional exercise classes. Combined with a definitive dietary programme and nutritional coaching, the effects of regular fitness and a stable sleeping pattern are invaluable for providing guests with effective tools for controlling stress, mood and overall wellbeing.
Design to aid guest’s ambitions to achieve inspiring lifestyle changes, this retreat includes a comprehensive programme of invigorating exercise and activity plans to reduce body fat in a controlled and healthy way. Chiva-Som’s culinary team supports the programme with nutrient rich cuisine, while physiotherapists work with each guest to improve posture and increase flexibility. Upon completion, guests will be empowered with the necessary skills and knowledge to maintain optimal weight going forward.
Chiva-Som’s continued commitment to offering every guest a key to transformation through learning and inspiration is revolutionary. To discuss your own exclusive wellness retreat, or any aspect of the Chiva-Som resort, please call one of our expert Travel Consultants on 01244 897 514.