Sabai dii mai? Is a common Thai greeting that’s understood by locals as “How are you?” Though, a direct translation runs somewhere along the lines of: “Is everything well and good?”
The word that’s often translated as “relaxed“, sabai is used in many instances. The simplest would be “comfortable“, as in kao-ii nii sabai or “this chair is comfortable”, but “physical wellness“, “tranquility“, “happiness“, “contentment” and even “inner peace” are also there in the many layers of the word. In relation to the Thai people and culture, sabai could be viewed as a sort of optimal status quo–a life goal, one could say. This could be a reason why the Thais are so well-versed with the art of relaxation.
Here are a few of their best spots where you can strip your worries away:
Chiva Som International Health Resort
Located in the Royal City of Hua Hin, Chiva Som is famous for its luxurious environment. Chiva Som opened in 1995, and has even attracted world famous Hollywood celebrities to its resort. Here, guests can enjoy the serene ocean view on the Gulf of Thailand. The spa resort provides privacy consultation and creating detox programmes to suit the needs of each individual guest. There are over 200 treatments offered and package that includes a 60 minutes health consultation, daily treatments per night as well.
The Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai
Featured as five star spa, Dhevi spa is situated in northern Thai countryside famed for its luxurious treatments. One of its distinct features is its homemade scrubs made from rice, herbs as well as its antique therapies. Another unique attraction of Dhevi spa is its use of the wonderful Indian tradition techniques called Shirodhara to help and improve the nervous system’s impulse.
Kamalaya Koh Samui
Kamalaya Koh Samui is one of the best wellness treatments spa in Thailand which offers a variety of treatment for the body, mind and spirit. It offers quality traditional meditation treatment and Chinese medicine to meet each individual need. It is a perfect place to relax and isolate yourself as the rooms provided are comfortable and quiet since it is located next to cave and between the natural rock wall and trees.
The Six Senses Hideaway
The Six Sense Spa has a concept of utilising natural greenery to enhance serenity. The spa is surrounded tree plantations and offers a variety of natural treatments and products. Guests are welcomed to enjoy the facilities provided in this relaxing environment to stimulate and retrieve stress at Yao Noi. The spa contributes facial treatments, body spa, and different types of massages including Thai massages.
Anantara Bophut Resort & Spa
The wellness spa features health programs that could make guests spend their leisure time with peaceful view of gorgeous Thailand beach. The signature treatments they provided are Coconut Dream which is an antique Thai treatment and Journey of Siam, a set of relaxation treatment that within 200 minutes includes foot massages and a complete body massage.
Wellness treatments use a variety of treatment techniques by combining full body massages and hydrotherapy to increase health and wellness on both the mental and physical level. It allows you relax after you getting stress negatively impacts in you lives, health and well-being.
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