Personalized wellness consultationPanoramic sea views and daily sunsetsDaily yoga and meditation sessions overlooking the oceanHealthy meals with fresh coconuts 3 times a dayShuttle service to unspoiled beaches4 nights of luxury accommodation
Hatha & Vinyasa
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Included in Base Price
Optional with Extra Charge
Samkara’s yoga is instructed mainly in Hatha and Vinyasa styles. The classes are taught by experienced international teachers to assist you in establishing a daily routine of health and wellness or to deepen your existing yoga practice. The onsite classes will take place either in the amazing round Yoga Shala or the panoramic Rooftop Sky Center. The offsite classes will be at the beach (depending on weather).
The unparalleled tranquility and fantastic facilities of Samkara will provide you with the space to journey inward, renew and refresh your body, mind, and spirit.
Each package offers one relaxing massage, a one-hour class on yogic philosophy as well as daily guided meditation sessions to start you on your journey.
A wide variety of delicious menu options are available for you to choose from. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included on all activity days along with a fresh organic coconut served at each meal.
Sample daily schedule
- 07:00 Rise and shine: wake up and drink 500 millimeters of warm water
- 07:30 Fresh coconut
- 08:00 60-minute morning Vinyasa yoga and pranayama overlooking the ocean
- 09:00 Leisure time (free time to rest, do self-practice or book an extra wellness spa treatment from the Samkara holistic spa menu)
- 09:30 Healthy breakfast and fresh coconut
- 10:00 60-minute Vinyasa yoga in nature
- 11:00 Leisure time
- 12:30 Healthy lunch and fresh coconut
- 13:30 Massage treatment or leisure time
- 15:30 Fresh coconut
- 16:00 120-minute afternoon sunset Vinyasa yoga with guided meditation
- 18:00 Leisure time
- 18:30 Healthy dinner
- 19:30 Leisure time (free time to rest, do self-practice or book an extra wellness spa treatment from the Samkara holistic spa menu)
- 21:00 Sweet dreams
Schedule is subject to change.
Please note this is a private package, not a group retreat, although there may be others that join the yoga sessions. Samkara will customize each package specifically for you. After you reserve your dates you will receive a questionnaire to better help asses your goals and focus the classes towards achieving them.
- 4 nights luxury accommodation
- 3 days of healthy meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and 1 farewell breakfast)
- 3 days of fresh coconuts with each meal
- 3 60-minute morning Vinyasa yoga (onsite)
- 3 120-minute afternoon yoga and meditation (onsite)
- 3 60-minute yoga in nature
- 1 60-minute massage treatment
- 1 60-minute yoga philosophy and practices
- Unlimited filtered drinking water
- Free shuttle service to and from the beach (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
- Airport pickup and drop-off (from Samui Airport (USM))
- Free reusable water bottle
- Farewell souvenir
- Panoramic sea views
- Access to resort facilities including sea view infinity pool
Garden View Studio
1 Spot - Capacity 1
Our Garden View Studios (40 m2) are located on the upper and ground floors of Sunset Hill’s low-rise buildings Jasmine and Orchid. These luxury finished studios consist of a spacious bedroom with either two single beds or one large double bed. The lower floor studios have sliding doors opening to the covered garden balcony with a dining table and views of the lush garden. The second floor Garden View Room have large windows with view on the garden. They are a bit larger inside but have no balcony. Both options have, addition to the high quality beds, these studios are equipped with a luxury flat screen TV and DVD/Music system, a small kitchen counter with water cooker, refrigerator, minibar, as well as a working desk and bedside tables. Of course these rooms also have air conditioning and ceiling fan. If you are looking for affordable luxury with a nice outdoor space to relax this is the room type for you. Notes: Extra bed can be added on request (additional fee).
Sea View Studio
1 Spot - Capacity 1
Extra Charge USD $3999
Our spacious (55 m2) Sea View Studio Suites are located in Sunset Hill’s Jasmine, Orchid and Rose buildings. These studios are especially designed to have an optimal panoramic view over the Gulf of Thailand and the Marine Park, both from the large round terrace and from inside the room. The rooms are equipped with a refrigerator and a beautiful large bathroom. These studios also have a nice sitting area, a dressing table, a wardrobe and of course a high quality double bed. Each studio offers a large flat screen television with a DVD/Sound system and are equipped with both air conditioning and ceiling fan. The unique terrace doors can be fully opened, which allows you to combine the large terrace with the living area. This way you can create the ultimate indoor-outdoor lifestyle and enjoy the enchanting sunsets from every corner of the apartment! If you want a stylish holiday with sea view this is the studio for you. Notes: We have tile and wooden floor room options in this category and an extra bed can be added on request (additional fee).
Healthy Meals (activity days)
Samkara offers delicious food, all organic and mostly locally sourced. With a full menu to service all diets, including vegan and vegetarian options, there are options to please everyone. Try the signature salads and raw vegan options as well. They do their best to accommodate dietary restrictions and requests but please be sure to inform in advance. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included on all activity days along with a fresh organic coconut served at each meal.
Payment & Guidelines
100% deposit refund for cancellation 30+ days before event. 0% deposit refund for cancellation 30 days before event. The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.
Facilities & Extras
Facilities & Extras
Samkara Retreat Center is located in the Sunset Hill Resort which has a unique hillside location above the unspoiled beaches of Haad Yao and Haad Chao Phao. The resort offers a range of luxury suits and world class facilities such as the famous infinity pool, amazing restaurant, and sauna complex, all with panoramic views. Koh Phangan is an island paradise in the Gulf of Thailand located about 100 kilometers from the coast of southern Thailand’s Surat Thani province and about 15 kilometers (20 to 30 minutes by ferry) from the famous resort Island of Koh Samui. Sunset Hill Resort sits atop a hillside overlooking Koh Phangan’s west coast and offers unbelievable panoramic sea views. The property is located 350 meters from Haad Chao Phao and Secret Beach and a free shuttle service is offered to these locations throughout the day. The holistic spa offers treatments such as acupressure, cupping, breathwork, chi nei tsang and Reiki. This is a one-of-a-kind place for relaxation and tranquility where you can unwind, recharge, and enjoy. Whether it’s pure relaxation or a lifestyle transformation, Sunset Hill Resort are there to make your entire experience truly fulfilling.
How to get here
Arrival by airplane
Please book your flight to arrive to Koh Samui Airport (USM). From here it is a quick 20 to 40 minute ferry ride to Koh Phangan. Ferries run from morning until early evening. Please note the last airport pickup is 16:00 so be sure to arrive before this time.
Another option is to fly into Surat Thani airport (URT) and then take a 3-5 hour bus and boat to Koh Phangan. The mainland is linked by several boats and ferries per day all departing from Surat Thani’s Ban Don Port or Donsak port operated by Lomprayah, Raja Ferry, Seatran and Songserm. Please note the last airport pickup is about 15:30 so be sure to arrive before this time.
This package includes pickup from Samui Airport, but if you will be coming from another spot just let us know and we can still arrange (additional charges may apply).
For pickup, please be sure to send arrival details at least 48 hours in advance.
Arrival by bus
You may also take a bus or train from Bangkok or other locations around Thailand. If you need assistance booking transportation please contact our team of friendly staff as they are here to help in any way they can. They can provide airport pickups, buses, and ferries from almost anywhere in Thailand
Visa & Health information
Please check with governments per your country of origin for visa information.
Please speak to your physician about health recommendations.