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Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in Thailand and luckily a very good choice. We have chosen a relaxation package which gave us spa treatments everyday. Food was delicious and healthy smoothies and fresh juices at the pool were fantastic! The only thing I was missing was the beach.

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Finally a place where one can completely relax and rejuvenate. No kids, no rude staff, no junk food. A vacation one does not need a vacation from. I enjoyed well planned program, which kept me so busy, yet relaxed, that I did not have the interest to leave the resort. Now I am back to work with more energy +...

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience for your stay at Absolute Sanctuary & Yoga Centre, Koh Samui. On behalf of the team, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our services especially from those staff members you kindly mentioned the name. I will definitely share this to them. I'm sure this will help...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Absolutely Sanctuary is a wonderful place, if you want to pamper yourself for a few days – but it is not cheap in my opinion. I joined a 5-day detox program at Absolute Sanctuary in July and really enjoyed it. The property is lovely with a big pool and a beautiful view of the sea (although, as has been mentioned...

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience for your stay at Absolute Sanctuary & Yoga Centre, Koh Samui. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed our accommodation and services. I really appreciated your constructive comments with regards to the landscape improvement around the pool which we actually just fixed some areas. I will definitely...

Brighton
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I stayed for a 2 week stress-busting holiday. The Wellness staff were superb, warm friendly and very professional as were all the therapists. Jana is an amazing Yoga instructor ( go to everyone of here classes if you can) the others I did not warm to or enjoy as much. Marco is a motivational fitness instructor, with a great sense...

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your time and to share your feedback to other travellers over TripAdvisor.com I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed yoga classed taught by Jana and the group activities with Marco. They both have been working with us for long time and always do the work with care. I will share the comments...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I recently stayed at the hotel for a 7 day de-stress/burnout programme. This was my first stay at the hotel and although i had read previous reviews of Absolute i don't think i fully appreciated them until i got there. The staff were all really friendly and did their best to help as much as they could - can't fault...

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your time and to share your feedback to other travellers over TripAdvisor.com I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the wellness program including yoga classes especially with Jana who always receive a compliment from the guests. She has been working with us for long time and always does the work with care....

New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I travel a lot, and have never felt compelled to write a review of a hotel until now. I have stayed at Absolute Sanctury several times, and it really is an absolute sanctury. I go there (normally last minute) when I am feeling stressed, over tied and need to relax and detox. I also use it as a work vacation...

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experiences at Absolute Sanctuary & Yoga Centre on TripAdvisor.com. We are more than happy that you enjoyed the stay including services from all of our staff. I'm delighted to hear that our detox program including activities meet with your expectations as we have been trying the best to add what...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I recently visited Absolute for a 7 day Be Fit program. After a stressful year of health issues, this was my get-away to relax, re-charge and kick-start my fitness journey. The hotel itself is a little dated, but the rooms were spacious and clean, and were of a good size. I liked that there was no smoking, no drinking and...

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you very much for sharing your experiences at Absolute Sanctuary & Yoga Centre on TripAdvisor.com. We are more than happy that you enjoyed the stay including services from all of our staff. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed our Befit program and the training by Dr. Will who i will pass your feedback to. I...

Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I really do find the poor reviews about Absolute Sanctuary quite amazing and feel like these negative people stayed in a different hotel to me. I had never been on a health holiday before so was not sure what to expect. I went with a girlfriend whilst our husbands went trekking in Namibia. I am a seasoned traveler and ex...

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you very much for sharing your experiences at Absolute Sanctuary & Yoga Centre on TripAdvisor.com. We are more than happy that you enjoyed the stay including services from all of our staff. I will definitely share the comments with our team and believe this will help them continue doing a good work. I do hope to...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I stayed 8 nights at the Absolute Sanctuary in April, and it was initially a mixed experience that finalised in a total blissful holistic experience. The place is away from beach and centres, so you are 'captive audience' that was also my purpose of my stay, totally away. Its a place for mental and physical wellness, but I arrived without...

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for taking your time posted the feedback of your previous stay at Absolute Sanctuary & Yoga Center. I have already shared these comments to our team especially Mimi, Jana and Julie who are very glad that you enjoyed the services. Look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Best Regards, Wipa...

Marin County, California
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I want to like this place. I'd love to love it. But sadly the consistency and quality of both staff and services is so erratic and unfortunate that I'm writing my first review! I was looking for a modified detox program with Pilates classes a week in advance. Using trip advisor for my research, Absolute Sanctuary seemed to offer this...

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback posted on TripAdvisor.com which I took some times to investigate as it's a bit odd for us and we treat every guest feedback as constructive comments. TripAdvisor is the useful source for travellers to help make a decision whether to book the place or not. Therefore please allow me to...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Absolute Sanctuary is a wellness resort specialising in Detox, Spa and Yoga holiday programs. Lifestyle programs such as Pilates reformer, Core Blast and gym classes are also on offer to ensure you receive a complete and rejuvenating experience for a healthier body and mind. Furnished with Moroccan-inspired decors, Absolute Sanctuary is a tranquil haven of cleansing, recharging and revitalisation. With a wide range of detoxification programs, healing spa therapies, inspiring yoga, pilates reformer and gym classes and a healthy gourmet cuisine restaurant, the Absolute Sanctuary caters to those seeking a journey back to a long-term rebalancing of their bodies and minds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Absolute Sanctuary

Address: 88 Moo 5, Tambol Bophut, Amphur Koh Samui | Suratthani, Surat Thani, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut
Price Range: £91 - £160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Absolute Sanctuary 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Absolute Sanctuary Ko Samui/Bophut
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“The rooms near the reception area (superior) have better wifi than the deluxe rooms above the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles hardiem75, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had a lovely Standard Room overlooking the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles gwendalee95, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with sea view. There are a few rooms that are suites, and the ones facing sea, chose 2nd floor. I will do that next time!”
 of 5 bubbles NordicGlobeTrotter, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“my second story basic room was fine, tho there were loud machine noises at various times.”
 of 5 bubbles pixie108x, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Fitness yoga quite detox”
 of 5 bubbles Hadeel55, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
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