INDULGE IN SERENITY IN KOH SAMUI

Koh Samui, Thailand

DA
Jul 1 - 8, 2017
Group size: 10-19
INDULGE IN SERENITY IN KOH SAMUI
Koh Samui, Thailand


$1825
Deposit: $500
Jul 1 - 8, 2017
Group size: 10-19

About this trip

Come immerse yourself in a dreamy paradise on the tropical island of Koh Samui off the Eastern coastline of Thailand. Picture spectacular ocean views of tantalizing turquoise water, lush jungles and a divine private beach at your doorstep. Imagine moving through your morning yoga practice to the sweet sounds of ocean waves. Afterwards, indulge in wholesome, fresh Thai cuisine, relax with an authentic Thai massage and savor the sweetness of traditional Thai culture. 


This yoga retreat will be a harmonious balance of relaxation and adventure. Colleen Heiber will be there to gracefully guide you deeper into your practice, allowing you to connect to your essence of pure well being.


This luxurious yoga retreat focuses on all aspects of yoga, including asana, pranayama, meditation, philosophy, and self-inquiry practices. It is suitable for all levels of yoga experience. The physical yoga will offer a mix of alignment-based vinyasa and restorative classes designed to deepen the participants practice and usher into a deeper experience of the transformative power of yoga through cultural immersion, deep study, supportive community and mindful movement and contemplations.


ROOMS & ACCOMMODATIONS:

Vikasa Yoga Retreat on Koh Samui, Thailand is a boutique yoga resort and organic restaurant. Vikasa offers an inspiring yoga environment on the island of Koh Samui in the tropical dream destination in Thailand, the land of smiles. Vikasa Yoga Resort is located on the most beautiful part of Koh Samui, between Chaweng and Lamai. You are just a 10 minute tuk tuk ride away from either Chaweng or Lamai. Our beautiful open air and ocean front yoga pavilions offer a serene setting with the soothing sound of the ocean as a background.

Single & Double occupancy rooms are available. We have a number of rooms that we have reserved in advance. They will be available on a first come first serve basis. Make sure to register early to get your first choice of rooms available.


Early Bird :

Book before March 30th and receive $150 off!

Book before April 30th and receive $100 off!

Current Devata Active Members receive $50 off! (Contact us for discount code)


ABOUT YOUR RETREAT LEADER: 


COLLEEN HIEBER, E-RYT500, RPYT


As a professional dancer, Colleen was first drawn to Yoga as a reliable method for physical therapy that she could practice on her own. Colleen aims to create a space for students to find their edge, pause and reflect. She has a deep and abiding call to bring the teachings of yoga to all different types of people – from pregnant women to athletes, believing that the lessons of yoga are universal.






What’s included

* 8 days, 7 nights stay at the beautiful Vikasa Retreat Center with views of the ocean! 
* Airport Transfers To & From Vikasa Retreat Center 
* Access to on-site amenities of the resort 
* Healthy brunch & dinner provided daily from Vikasa’s organic cafe 
* Daily Yoga classes taught by Colleen Hieber 
* Full day yachting tour of the neighboring islands 
* Electric biking tour of Koh Samui 
* Hin Lad Waterfall Jungle Hike 

Open time during the day to explore, play, and enjoy the retreat center and Koh Samui area!



KOH SAMUI GROUP OUTINGS


GET READY TO EXPERIENCE THE BEAUTY AND CULTURE OF KOH SAMUI AND THE SURROUNDING THAI ISLANDS! ALL OF THESE OUTINGS ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF YOUR TRIP AND HAVE BEEN ORGANIZED FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT.


 HIN LAD WATERFALL JUNGLE HIKE


Apart from the beaches, Koh Samui is also well known for its waterfalls. Set in a dense evergreen tropical jungle, Hin Lad Waterfall is one of the most impressive and beautiful waterfalls on the island. Bring along drinking water, wear a swimsuit so you can swim in the peaceful waters and make sure to wear good walking shoes as the hike up to the waterfall will take about 20-30 minutes.


KOH SAMUI ELECTRIC BIKE TOUR


There’s a lot of amazing sites to see right on Koh Samui. As a group, we’ll take electric bikes around the island to explore some of the key spots on the island, including Fisherman’s Village, Mae Nam, Bophut, Bangrak Markets and the temples of Big Buddha and Wat Plai Laem. This is a must do adventure and a fun way to experience the island. The tour is approximately 4 hours, so you’ll have the rest of the day to lounge by the pool or enjoy as you please.



SAMUI ISLAND YACHTING CRUISE


What better way is there to experience the Islands of Thailand than with an open sail in paradise? You’ll spend the day touring the majestic islands of Koh Samui, Koh Matsum, Koh Tan and The Five Islands. You’ll be able to experience the charm and natural beauty of areas that differ greatly from many of the over-commercialized islands and experience the tranquility of the Islands. You’ll put your toes in soft, white sand, snorkel off the beautiful island of Koh Tan, feast on a number of tasty delicacies from all over the Kingdom, all before taking in a radiant sunset as you enjoy a sundowner on board!


Yachting Cruise Tour Includes:

Round transfer from the hotel

Light breakfast

Thai-Buffet Lunch

Finger food/snacks

Fresh Fruit

Coffee, tea, soft drinks and water

Towels

Accident insurance

English Speaking Guide


Not included

Airfare is not included with Retreat prices


EXTRA SERVICES not included


• Additional buffet meals - $ 10/per day per person

• Additionalsnack between meals - $5/per day per perso

.• Massages and spa treatments (from $20)

• Airport transfer ($20/person/way) INCLUDED IN THE ROOM RATE:




Before You Go

PRICING & IMPORTANT POLICIES:


Retreat prices start at $1825 per person (not including airfare). Full payment is due 45 days before retreat.

Your deposit reserves your space. Given the nature of retreats, deposits are non-refundable. Final retreat payments must be made at least 45 days prior to the start of the retreat. If by this time, payment has not been received in full, participants risk being automatically dropped from the roster. Retreat deposits are nonrefundable, however, payments made beyond the initial deposit may be “rolled over” and used towards another retreat in the future.

Rooms are reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Book early to have the widest selection of room options. We know sometimes guests are traveling alone and wish to be paired with another guest. If you’d like to share a room, we will do our best to match you with another guest whenever possible. Please know we may not always be able to accomodate these requests, in which case you will be charged the relevant occupancy rate. Email us directly to coordinate these types of room requests.


THAILAND RETREAT TRAVEL INFO


The joy and excitement of planning your tropical island adventure begins the moment you arrange your flights to Bangkok, known as the kingdom of a thousand smiles. From Bangkok, it’s just a little farther to reach the island destination of Koh Samui, the location of our retreat. Koh Samui is located off the country’s south east coast about 300 miles from the capital city of Bangkok.


Traveling to Bangkok:

Thailand is considered a travel hub of Southeast Asia. Therefore, there are various travel options to fly into Bangkok. We highly suggest that you search for your flight 3 months in advance to find the best option for you. From the United Sates there are many airlines to choice from: Thai Airways has a non-stop flight from Los Angeles. Then there is Korean Airline, China Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airlines, Japan Airlines and EVA Air have several flights to Bangkok, but its routes include stopovers in either Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei or Manila. The flight time is about 18+ hours depending if your flight includes a stopover.


Traveling to Bangkok:

Thailand is considered a travel hub of Southeast Asia. Therefore, there are various travel options to fly into Bangkok. We highly suggest that you search for your flight 3 months in advance to find the best option for you. From the United Sates there are many airlines to choice from: Thai Airways has a non-stop flight from Los Angeles. Then there is Korean Airline, China Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airlines, Japan Airlines and EVA Air have several flights to Bangkok, but its routes include stopovers in either Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei or Manila. The flight time is about 18+ hours depending if your flight includes a stopover.


How to travel to Koh Samui from Bangkok:

The easiest and quickest way to get to Koh Samui from Bangkok is to fly. A direct flight to Koh Samui is a quick 1 hour and 15 minutes ride. You will find good flights if you book early. Bangkok Airlines has up to 19 direct flights a day from Bangkok to Koh Samui. Thai Airways offers 2 flights per day to Koh Samui.


When you arrive, the serenity of Koh Samui will have been worth it! 


We will help to coordinate your transportation to the Vikasa Retreat Center from the Koh Samui airport utilizing the Vikasa shuttle services.

Available Packages

Beach Bungalow Double Occupancy

The Standard Beach Bungalows bring guests close to Nature while providing every convenience. The rooms are quite modest, rustic both inside and out, yet clean and comfortable they feature a queen-sized bed (or request two twins). You will have direct beach access. A private terrace allows you to take in one of Samui’s spectacular sunrises. The Bungalows come with simple interior bathroom with hot shower, AC, mini fridge, and a safety box

Available until May 17only 3 left
$1825
Deposit: $500
Superior Beach Bungalow Double Occupancy

The Superior Beach Bungalows provide the same features as the Standard, but are substantially bigger, more spacious, have better finishings, upgraded king-sized bed (or request two twins) and our most spectacular unobstructed sea views from its terraces. It’s a truly unique waterfront living experience.

Available until May 176 left
$1925
Deposit: $500
Ocean Room Double Occupancy

The Standard Ocean Rooms offer every convenience. Rest and recharge in a king-sized bed (or request two twins) and awaken to a sea view that will energize you for the day ahead. Step out onto your private balcony to enjoy the fresh island air, relax and read a book or meditate and feel at one with the natural surroundings. A stay in one of our Ocean Rooms is restful, relaxing and inspiring. Please note all the ocean rooms are slightly different.

Available until May 17only 3 left
$1975
Superior Ocean Room Double Occupancy

For the ultimate relaxation we recommend our Ocean Superior rooms that offer more privacy with stunning views of the sea right from your bed, a king-sized bed (or request two twins). Experience privacy with the most spectacular unobstructed sea view right in-front of your bed and chill on ocean breezy spacious terraces.

Available until May 17only 2 left
$2075
Deposit: $500
Beach Bungalow Single Occupancy

The Standard Beach Bungalows bring guests close to Nature while providing every convenience. The rooms are quite modest, rustic both inside and out, yet clean and comfortable they feature a queen-sized bed, and direct beach access. A private terrace allows you to take in one of Samui’s spectacular sunrises. Bungalows come with simple interior bathroom with hot shower, AC, mini fridge, and a safety box

Available until May 17only 3 left
$2030
Deposit: $500
Superior Beach Bungalow Single Occupancy

The Superior Beach Bungalows provide the same features as the Standard, but are substantially bigger, more spacious, have better finishings, upgraded king-sized bed and our most spectacular unobstructed sea views from its terraces. It’s a truly unique waterfront living experience.

Available until May 176 left
$2170
Deposit: $500
Ocean Room Single Occupancy

The Standard Ocean Rooms offer every convenience. Rest and recharge in a king-sized bed and awaken to a sea view that will energize you for the day ahead. Step out onto your private balcony to enjoy the fresh island air, relax and read a book or meditate and feel at one with the natural surroundings. A stay in one of our Ocean Rooms is restful, relaxing and inspiring. Please note all the ocean rooms are slightly different.

Available until May 17only 3 left
$2170
Deposit: $500
Superior Ocean Room Single Occupancy

For the ultimate relaxation we recommend our Ocean Superior rooms that offer more privacy with stunning views of the sea right from your bed, a king-sized bed . Experience privacy with the most spectacular unobstructed sea view right in-front of your bed and chill on ocean breezy spacious terraces.

Available until May 17only 2 left
$2370
Deposit: $500
$1825
Deposit: $500

Beach Bungalow Double Occupancy
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