Has stress invaded your lifestyle? Do you need a getaway to rejuvenate not only your body but especially your mind and soul? For a lot of people the answer to the latter questions would be “yes”, and if that’s the case, and you are living in or visiting Hua Hin the Chiva Som is for you.

Chiva-Som is Asia’s first comprehensive wellness retreat and destination spa, providing proven transformations towards optimal wellness. Nestled in seven acres of tranquil grounds, Chiva-Som is the “Haven of Life” – a beachfront Health & Wellness resort dedicated to revitalising the mind, body and spirit (represented by its tri-part logo). Western practices and Eastern philosophies are brought together to provide services for guests to develop healthy habits and lifestyle transformation; it has been given recognition by readers and industry experts alike as one of the best destination health and wellness resorts in the world since launching 21 years ago.

Royalty, movie stars, super models and sports legends have all stayed at the Chiva-Som to achieve their own personal and unique journeys of self-discovery and fulfilment. The resort, consisting of 58 Thai style rooms and suites set within tropical gardens in a beach front location, offers over 200 treatments spanning from holistic health solutions, physiotherapy, spa treatments, fitness programs and non-invasive medical rejuvenation.

Chiva-Som has recently completed renovation of all their Ocean Rooms and Suites in its North, Central and South wings. The improvements provide a truly elegant wellness retreat experience, even beyond the world-class treatment quality and comfort.  Implemented under the direction of Design Realization Siam, one of the World’s best Architecture companies, Chiva-Som’s rooms now allow for a much fresher and more comfortable experience for guests throughout their stay.

The newly-upgraded Rooms and Suites are now Thai-contemporary and more spacious, providing the ultimate in aesthetic and eco-friendly serenity. With plenty of extra space in the bathroom and dressing room areas, these redecorated interiors bring together the best in luxury and wellbeing. Innovative use of Thai Teak, silk and bamboo, together with hidden mood lighting and sensor lighting systems, create a calming effect whilst maintaining the resort’s signature Thai tranquillity.

Upon arrival at the center, guests are offered a complimentary Health and Wellness consultation. This is designed around personal goals and objectives, as well as the patient’s current state of health and ability to achieve those goals. Every guest’s advisor helps achieve the most out of the stay by devising a personal program of treatments and services tailored around the persona.

The staff at Chiva Som include expert health professionals, consulting doctors, naturopaths, fitness instructors, spa therapists, nutritionists and alternative health practitioners. The centre believes good nutrition is the basis of wellbeing therefore uses detoxification, weight management, fitness level optimization, the practice of yoga and health pampering though massages and spa treatments to ultimately achieve each patient’s goals.

Chiva som has pioneered star cuisine for years. The centre has its own organic garden which grows Thailand’s bountiful and delicious local produce to create meals for guests that optimize their level of wellbeing and creating outstanding, nutritionally balanced meals for personal dietary needs. Chiva Som’s cuisine includes Thai, western, Japanese, Indian and middle eastern influences, extracting the best of each traditional cuisine to achieve perfect nutritional balance.

Not well known is that the Chiva_Som offers a Membership Program.  Their 10 Year membership is THB 950,000 and their 30 year membership is THB 1,900,000, both are good for a member and their nominee.  Membership benefits include large discounts on room stays that also include three wellness cuisine meals per night of stay, a daily massage, open usage of its facilities and the health and wellness consultation. Additional benefits apply and more information can be had by contacting them directly.

The Chiva Som experience, with its personally tailored programs is beyond promising. Chiva-Som is your “Haven of Life” on the Gulf of Thailand and consists of learning to live, enjoying and appreciating every moment, and in so doing, creating a personal path to health and wellness.


73/4 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin

Prachuab Khirikhan 77110, Thailand

Tel: +66 (0) 3253-6536  Fax: +66 (0) 3251-1154



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