120/1 Moo 7 Thepkasattri Rd., Thalang, +66 76-336-000.
The sports and health center recently launched a series of health programs that are designed to help visitors de-stress, detoxify and lose weight. Facilitated by professional fitness trainers and an international medical team, the seven-day exclusive detox program is designed to get rid of toxins and metabolic waste as well as relax your senses through numerous treatments. Priced at B113,000 ($4,418) per person, the package includes seven nights’ accommodation in a standard room, full-board detox meals, consultations, health tests, personal training and treatments like detox therapy, light therapy, bilocatalytic oxygenation, detox foot bath and aromatic massage.
34/18 Soi King Pattana 4, Saiyuan Rd., Rawai, +66 81-272-0571.
The health resort offers fasting and detox programs which include yoga, massage and treatments like colon hydrotherapy. There are many packages on offer to meet a variety of requirements ranging in length from 3-10 days. Facilities include a gym, a swimming pool and a raw café selling a variety of raw food dishes. If you are a detox beginner, try the pre-fast or raw food program. The four-day package is priced at B23,100 ($903) per person, which includes accommodation, round-trip airport transfers, handbook, daily Thai herbal steam sauna, raw meals, healthy drinks and supplements and numerous treatments like probiotics, liver flush and a daily massage.
14 Charoenraj Rd., Wat Kate, +66 53-247-000.
Situated in Rarinjinda Wellness and Onsen Resort, the spa offers a variety of treatments ranging from traditional Thai massage to aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. Through Oct 31, it’s offering a special three-night detox package at B29,100 ($1,137) for one person and B37,800 ($1,477) for two people. The package includes a three-night stay, daily breakfast, daily spa cuisine dinner, airport transfers, a half-day trip to Maesa Elephant Camp, access to yoga and fitness classes, use of the infrared sauna and numerous spa treatments designed to suit your personal requirements following a consultation. Treatments include foot spa, body scrub, colonic irrigation, aromatherapy oil massage, Thai massage, facial and hot stone massage. Be sure to also check out the spa’s Japanese-style onsen pools, opened earlier this year.
274 Moo 7, Luang Nua, Doi Saket, +66 53-921-200.
Set apart from Chiang Mai’s city center amid lush tropical greenery, Tao Garden is a health resort which offers a variety of detox programs and spa options such as hydrotherapy, Ayurvedic and anti-aging treatments. It also houses a clinic offering fasting, weight-loss and stress-relief programs. The accommodation has beautiful views of Mae Kung Dam. We recommend the three-day-two-night detox package, which includes a consultation, live blood analysis, abdominal therapy, lymphatic drainage massage, colon hydrotherapy, foot detox, three healthy meals a day (buffet style), use of infrared sauna and herbal steam facilities, and holistic classes like Chinese yoga, meditation and chi kung exercise. Through Oct 31, it’s offering special rates at B13,676 ($534) per person for a stay in a standard double room and B15,747 ($615) per person for a single room.
102/9 Moo 3, Laem Set, Na Muang, +66 77-429-800.
Located atop a jungle-covered mountain, Kamalaya is one of Thailand’s best integrated wellness retreats. Newcomers should try the full-board introduction program that aims to cleanse toxins from your body with a diet of pure organic food and a number of body treatments over three days. Priced at B53,700, ($2,099) the package includes a three-night stay in a hillside room, three detox meals a day, round-trip airport transfers, access to yoga classes, a wellness gift pack and numerous spa treatments like a detoxifying body scrub and wrap, traditional Asian massages and lymphatic drainage therapy.
88 Moo 5, Bophut, +66 77-601-190.
The Moroccan-inspired boutique wellness resort is situated in Koh Samui’s Cheong Mon Hills overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. Recently awarded “Best Value for Weight Loss” by Condé Nast Traveler, the resort offers detox, spa, yoga, fitness, weight management, Pilates and anti-stress holiday programs which can be tailored to different needs. For those who just want to dip a toe into the world of detox, the one-day sampler program is the most intensive short-term option available. Priced at B7,500 ($293), it starts each day at 8am with a detox drink, followed by a wellness consultation with bioimpedance analysis and a colon hydrotherapy session. This is followed by a detox massage, after which you can swim, drink coconut juice and relax with a herbal steam bath. Finish your day of body cleansing with a yoga class. The package also includes detox food like broth soup and a vegetarian or raw-food meal. If you have time, consider the resort’s three-day signature detox package, which includes accommodation. Prices start from B38,700 ($1,513) for one person and B61,400 ($2,439) for couples.
73/4 Petchkasem Rd., Prachuab Khirikhan, +66 32-536-536.
Set on a secluded beach near Hua Hin’s Khao Takiab, the luxurious health resort offers extensive wellness and detox programs, from weight management to fitness, spa and anti-aging treatments. On arrival, guests are offered a consultation session to create a tailored detox program. Stimulate your digestive and metabolic systems with the resort’s Art of Detox Retreat Program. Through Sep 30, it’s offering a special promotion where you can enjoy a 10-night program for the price of a five-night stay. Rates are B129,000 ($5,043) for one person and B188,320 ($7,362) for two persons. The package includes 10 nights’ accommodation, three healthy meals per day, five spa treatments, colonic hydrotherapy, a set of supplements, numerous health and fitness classes and unlimited use of steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi.