Many visitors are drawn to our forest spa in search of peace and quiet, of a luxurious pampering, or to clear and rejuvenate their body, mind and soul. Our architecture, landscaping and treatments have been designed not only for temporary, short-lived outcomes, but to leave an inspirational afterglow. Thus, in search of inspiration to continue on a path wellness and life balance, this week we turn our attention to the importance of clarity and equilibrium in the home:
“The two basic items necessary to sustain life are sunshine and coconut milk.”
Samui Island in the olden days was known amongst Thai People as Coconut Island. Justifiably so: Whereby the mountainous interior was still mostly covered in native rain forest, the low lying fringes and sloping hillsides of the island were literally “populated” by millions of coconut palms.
When confronted with the hustle and bustle of popular tourist destination Koh Samui, it’s easy to forget Samui and the Gulf of Thailand was once renowned for many unique natural wonders, to be discovered by those in search of places and experiences off the beaten track.
On a regular basis at Tamarind Springs we meet and welcome guests who are on a path of life change, be it to become more health conscious, or creating a better life for themselves and their loved ones, or simply to explore more of life’s humble pleasures.
Wherever one ventures in Thailand, one finds traditional Thai massage on offer, a common feature in most towns and cities. From budget-friendly street corner salons and open-plan beach set-ups, to lavish hotel spas and sophisticated health centres, Thai massage, also called ‘Thai Yoga’ massage, is part and parcel of the everyday Thai landscape, enjoyed by native Thais and foreign visitors alike.