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  • IBS: What is irritable bowel syndrome?

IBS: What is irritable bowel syndrome?

What is irritable bowel syndrome? Let's explore the facts, research, and natural remedies to help you understand, manage, and improve your bowel movement.

  • Stress management and gut health

Gut Health & Stress Management

Exploring the reletionship between gut health-stress management and practical solutions to promote resilience, harmony and more balance life.

  • Detox retreat in Thailand

Special Detox Overlay Programs

Take the first step towards a better you by adding our overlay programs to your detox experience. At the Sanctuary Thailand, we believe that a personalized approach to detoxification is the key to achieving the best results.

  • Excess Fat: Unraveling the Health Risks

Unveiling the Health Risks of Excess Fat

In today’s fast-paced modern world, marked by high screen time, 24/7 food delivery, and sedentary lifestyles, excessive body fat poses a significant threat to our health.

  • Detox help weight loss

How does detox help with weight loss?

Learn about what make your weight loss journey a lot more difficult. And why our Detox program offers the perfect solution for a more sustainable weight loss journey.

  • Effecctive weight loss at the Sanctuary Thailand

Effective Weight Loss

Say goodbye to the exhausting and ineffective methods of the past. We'll guide you on a path to your ideal weight throught this 4 pillars of health: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual.

Yoga and the Road to Vibrant Health

Yoga and the Road to Vibrant Health

Yoga is known all over the world to be an activity that is considered ‘healthy’. But why is this? Is
it because stretching

Breathe Well and Transform Your Life!

Breathe Well and Transform Your Life!

It’s an established fact that the breath is the foundation of life. The influence of breath and the corresponding prana (life-force) touches every

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Corporate retreats Chiang Mai

Corporate retreats are getting ever more popular as companies aim to facilitate bonding in a relaxing environment.

The Power of Sound

Yoga is the ability to direct the mind exclusively toward an object and sustain that direction without any distractions.

Breakfast Greens


Kale or Spinach
Fried potato
Lemon tahini dressing

Shallow fry Garlic

Who am I

Have you ever asked yourself the question of who you are? Are you your body? Are you your mind?

Dry Skin Brushing

Dry Skin brushing

Top 4 Benefits

The word ‘brushing’ may bring to mind many things, regarding teeth and hair, but rarely skin.

Yogas Chitta Vritti Nirodhah

Yoga is the ability to direct the mind exclusively toward an object and sustain that direction without any distractions.

Moments of Stillness

Creating moments of stillness in your life, a space within your busy life to just be with yourself where you can reflect, wonder, be curious… a space of discovery, of learning something new about yourself.

Breath is Life

Breathing is something we do every day. But how many seconds, how many minutes or hours a day are you aware of the way you breathe?

Interview with Peter

Most people breathe unconsciously throughout the day. Breathing is something we’ve never learned how to do, we just started doing it from the moment we were born.

Tongue scraping

Tongue Scraping

What Is It & Why You Should Try It

Every great detox in Thailand is incomplete without tongue scraping. This technique is

Vegan Laksa

A warm and rich noodles soup from our Vegan menu to share with you.

My tropical Island commute

My Tropical island commute After living and working solely on Koh Pha Ngan island for over 15 years I found myself commuting between the city type tropical island of Koh Samui and the rustic nature of Koh Pha Ngan. (KPG) I first landed on KPG in 1986 and found....

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Top 10 beaches on Koh Phangan – Thailand

Let´s take a look at some of our favorite and remote beaches on the east coast, mostly due to their remoteness and thus not overpopulated beauty and share their magic.

Sanctuary Superfoods

Superfoods get their name for good reason. The health benefits provided by these nutrients are exceptional. Each has its own powerful effect, for tackling specific ailments or just to give your body a well needed boost. High in phytonutrients and antioxidants, these magical little treats are a godsend. Known to improve all round health and even prevent chronic illness.

New at The Sanctuary Thailand

The Sanctuary now has a brand new reception that just opened last week. photo 4 Headed by Poom, Gabi and Bo, they will welcome you as you walk up the new timber pathway in to the air-conditioned room with comfy couches, a nice fresh cool drink and of course a warm smile.

Yoga Tip 4 – The ‘Om’

The 'Om' is often used in yoga and meditation. In yoga tip #4 Giorgia explains the meaning and purpose of the 'Om'. Here at The Sanctuary Spa and Resort in Thailand we offer three yoga classes a day: 8am, 10.30 (beginners and detox) and 4pm.

Sala Kitchen Bites – Raw Chocolate Orange

Learn how to make it yourself!
The Sala Kitchen has been open for almost a year now and our wonderful kitchen staff have been experimenting with new recipes that are both healthy and yummy. With 'Raw Chocolate Orange' we think we have nailed it thanks to the loving dedication of our sister Alice! So we thought we would share with you, our family, how to make your own yumminess in your own home.

Yoga Tip #3: Sun Salutations

Sun salutations is a great way to start your day. In yoga tip #3 Giorgia demonstrates a basic sun salutation and explains why it is the perfect morning ritual. Here at The Sanctuary Spa and Resort in Thailand we offer

Colouring Club at the Tea Temple

Thank you Faith for introducing the 'colouring club' to the Tea Temple. This week (and next week) people came and coloured in beautiful and intricate drawings. Fun for the young and the young at heart.

Private Yoga Session

The yoga teacher's knowledge of yogasana, pranayama and the more subtle emotional and psychological levels of the yoga path were exactly what I needed.

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‘Seize Your Life’ NLP course

I found the Seize Your Life course at The Sanctuary to be challenging, a lot of fun and extremely beneficial when it came to better understanding myself, my dreams and my visions for the future.

7 insider tips on colonics

Insider tips (literally) on colonics, from those who have done them recently at The Sanctuary as part of their detox program.

1. Although daunting in their build up, it is

5 tips for detox cleanse

Handy tips from those those that have detoxed at The Sanctuary recently.

1. Drink coconuts and juices only when you feel you need them. Don’t drink them just because you enjoy

Fasting: weight loss is just a part of it

A recent article in The Telegraph (UK) has reported scientific research into the medical benefits of fasting. The piece, written by journalist Liz Hunt, interviews Francoise Wilhelmi de Toledo, a medical director at the Buchinger Wilhelmi Clinic in Germany and an authority figure on therapeutic fasting.

“Regulars return again and again and first-timers extend their planned stays by days, weeks and sometimes months.”

Anna Leach visited The Sanctuary for a detox and holiday recently. She is a journalist whose day job is writing about global development for The Guardian. Here is what she wrote in 'Queen of Retreats.'
"Come to just relax, book treatments and dip in and out of yoga, pilates and meditation sessions, have access to some of the best healers in the world, do a yoga teacher training course, or do what we and thousands of others have done there over the last 13 years: a thorough detox cleanse."

“I now smile from the inside, completely.”

Meet ‘TJ’ who just finished the weight loss program.
I found ‘TJ’ breaking her fast with mango and a big smile on her face. She walked over to me (via hugging local staff member ‘Sammy’) and started by telling me that her mango was ‘orgasmic.’ Here is how the rest of our interview went.

  • Live music @ the Sanctuary Thailand

Live music fiesta at The Sanctuary Thailand

People come to The Sanctuary Thailand to relax, do yoga, detox and eat healthy food. Well on Tuesday night we all had a real treat with four incredible International musicians (who met here) coming together to put on a live concert.

Cleaning is good karma

Thank you to our beautiful community...
The Sanctuary Thailand Spa Resort first ‘clean the beach’ day for the year just happened in March. Rubbish on our beautiful beach had been blowing in and it was time for collective action. Detox your body, detox our beach! We provided bin bags, the truck and some much needed refreshments to our enthusiastic volunteers.

A Slice of Paradise

The Sanctuary Thailand.. sharing our freshly baked delicious desserts. If you had to choose, what would your favourite be?

What to do at The Sanctuary and beyond

Not only do we guarantee plenty of RnR during your stay at The Sanctuary Thailand (this is beach life epitomised!), we also promise a whole bunch of other fun stuff to keep you entertained… if you choose to leave your lounger. Here we have compiled a list of the best Sanctuary offerings, as well as some of our favourite local spots...

Super-Healthy Burger Recipe

So many of our Sanctuary Thailand dishes become firm favourites on the menu and our chefs are always asked to share their secrets.  Well, wait no longer!  Here is our recipe for a delicious tempeh, mushroom and brown rice vege-burger at home.
We will be revealing more recipes in the coming months so keep an eye on our blog here.

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So you think you’ve got candida?

Candida is one of those conditions still not always recognised by orthodox doctors, but long spoken of in the more alternative medical fields. It has such a wide range of symptoms, some more tangible than others, which can make it difficult to diagnose. However, bearing in mind the conditions necessary for candida to thrive, it would be easy to guess that many people living in the Western world may well be dealing with a candida issue.

Children at The Sanctuary

You might wonder why we are writing this blog now.........Well , in the past 6 months we have been very open and tried to accommodate a fast-growing number of families travelling with young kids, many of them returning friends. What we found was many of our existing customer base were left grumbling on their bar stools and wondering if their 'Great Escape' has escaped them...

A Day in the Life at the Sanctuary

You thought it would be a good idea to do a detox. After years of indulging in all the treats that life has to offer, all the biscuits you mindlessly scoffed at work, the takeaway dinners, the boozy nights and the dance floor delights, you thought it was time to do something good for your body.

The Joys of Spirulina

It feels so good but it tastes so bad...
Although Spirulina looks like food from the future, it is in fact one of the oldest known life forms on earth. A mainstay of the diet in African Chad from the 9th century until today, it is known to have been used as a food source for the Aztecs until the 16th century

Tasha’s journey to Asia Yoga Conference in Hong Kong

At the beginning of the month I was lucky enough to go to Evolution, the Asia Yoga Conference in Hong Kong, which took place between 7th and 10th June:  
The conference offered an array of yoga teachers from around the world giving classes and lectures on everything from pranayama to Tantra, Ashtanga to Kundalini, from inversions to backbends.

Yin Yoga – A Bridge to Living Mindfully

“Stiff, unfit, resistant in both body and mind - Yin Yoga was the perfect way in for me.”
Yin Yoga is a slow, yielding, meditative practice that targets the joints, ligaments and fascia tissue in the body.  Jamie, who teaches Yin Yoga at 4.15 every day at The Sanctuary, came to the practice through the practice of Ashtanga, which in yoga terms, is about as Yang as it gets.