Chiva-Som International Health Resort

Hua Hin, Thailand

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About the hotel

Chiva-Som, or ‘haven of life’, is situated in 2.8 hectares on the exclusive royal beach of Hua Hin. Its philosophy is to achieve harmony between the mind, body and spirit with spa treatments that are complemented by holistic and fitness treatments. The retreat is a cluster of Thai-inspired guest pavilions and rooms surrounded by waterfalls, lakes and tropical gardens, overlooking the Gulf of Thailand.

Hotel Facilities

At the heart of Chiva-Som is the ultra modern spa, which has an impressive array of facilities. These include saunas, stream rooms, jacuzzis, cool plunge pools and relaxation lounges which overlook beautifully landscaped courtyards. The treatment rooms include special therapy rooms for Thai massage, as well as various other face and body treatments. There is also a bathing pavilion, complete with an exercise pool, plunge pool, waterfalls, a large hydro jacuzzi and an outdoor swimming pool.

Please be advised of Chiva-Som rules and regulation:

  • Smoking only allow in designated outdoor area.
  • Children under the age of 16 are not allowed in the resort
  • Alcoholic drinks are limited to wine & champagne, available in the evening only (extra charge)
  • Use of mobile phones strictly prohibited in public area
  • Photo shooting is strictly prohibited in resort but will be allowed upon request and permission from the management.
  • Use of proper sport shoes and attire in the gym

Room options

The 57 rooms and suites are an elegant mixture of eastern and western design using wood, marble and hand-glazed ceramics with large windows, open lounges and gentle fans.


Chiva-Som presents gourmet cuisine created by a unique team of Thai and international master chefs. All the delicious, low-calorie Asian and western specialities are prepared with fresh, wholesome produce from the resort’s own organic herb, fruit and vegetable gardens. There is fine dining at the Emerald Room while A Taste of Siam pool and beachside restaurant offers traditional Thai dishes, cooked and prepared in Chiva-Som spa cuisine style. Fresh juices, coffee and herbal teas are available all day at the relaxed Orchid Lounge.

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Things to Do & Local Attractions

Recommended local attractions include the Namtok Pa Lau waterfall, Khao Chong Krachok monastery with its attendant monkeys and panoramic sea view as well as Sam Roi Yot National Park, a sanctuary filled with mountains, mangrove swamps, birds, monkeys and mountain goats. Local craftsmen in Hua Hin sell baskets, silver jewellery, gems, fabrics, handicrafts and offer 24-hour tailoring services. Another recommendation is the traditional Thai night market for good buys such as silks and cottons, as well as exotic sweets and seafood.

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Getting there

Chiva-Som International Health Resort
Hua Hin, Thailand

Chiva-Som is located in Hua Hin, on Thailand's eastern seaboard, two and half hour drive from Bangkok, a four-hour train journey, a 40 minute helicopter ride or a 15 minute drive from Hua Hin Airport.

Business Facilities

Available upon request. Conference facilities for 25

The Spa

Chiva-Som’s ultra-modern spa boasts over 100 traditional and alternative therapies as well as luxurious beauty treatments that utilise essential oils, Thai herbs, flowers and botanicals. There are many fitness activities including t’ai chi, yoga, pilates, health and beauty workshops and holistic programmes that incorporate forms of traditional Chinese medicine. Diverse facilities include a jacuzzi, aquatic therapy pool, exercise pool, sauna, flotation room, multi-level steam room and 42 treatment rooms including outdoor massage pavilions, Thai massage pavilions, beauty rooms and five for consultations.
An initial Health and Wellness consultation with a dedicated Chiva-Som professional is available to guests to help them select and design a personalised treatments programme.

Spa Cuisine
Waves Restaurant, Chiva-Som's pool and beachside restaurant, has been renamed
'A Taste of Siam' and offers traditional Thai dishes, cooked and prepared in Chiva-Som spa cuisine style. The concept of 'A Taste of Siam' is to provide the most popular and authentic Thailand dishes which are simply prepared using fragrant herbs and spices to create a simple yet enjoyable experience.

The new Chiva-Som Spa Suite
This suite has been designed so that each person can experience the treatments they ideally need whilst still  enjoying the  Chiva-Som expeience together. Simultaneously, one partner could experience a Thai Fruit Wrap whilst beside them their partner is experiencing a Thai Honey Glow. A range of refreshments including lemongrass tea, a whole menu of juices and teas, as well as a light meal may will be served to guests whilst they are totally indulged in such an intimate setting. A wide choice of music is also privately controlled within the suite, allowing couples to personalize their environment whilst relaxing and enjoying their treatments.

Signature Treatments

  • Traditional Thai Massage 
  • Facial Perfectors 
  • Oriental Foot Massage 
  • Equilibropathy 
  • Chi Nei Tsang 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Thai Honey Body Scrub 
  • Mind Training 
  • Aquatic Therapy 

Romantic Offering

Chiva-Som International offers a host of packages ranging from three to 14 nights duration.
The three-night package includes accommodation and meals, along with one Thai Fruit Wrap and Oriental Foot Ritual in the ultra modern spa. Guests that wish to stay longer can take advantage of the seven, ten or 14-night packages, which include accommodation and meals and a selection of treatments at the spa, which vary depending on the type of package booked. The three-night package costs from US$945 for an Ocean View room based on two people sharing. The 14-night package costs from US$3,660 for an Ocean View room.

Chiva-Som has recently opened their first Spa Suite, featuring a stunning yet intimate double treatment space for nearly all spa treatments. The Spa Suite has been designed for those couples that prefer to have treatments together and who want to be able to enjoy the luxurious spa treatments of Chiva-Som in a romantic yet private environment. The greatest advantage of the suite  for guests is that theny can book the suite for the whole day and experience the number and combinations of treatments they prefer. They will have therapists especially assigned to them for their personal attention and  for the whole day , whilst also ensuring that in between treatments there is time for complete privacy for the couple within the suite.

Hotel bookings and reservations

Booking Support:

UK: 020 7380 3658
US: +1888 222 8859
Int: +1 972 894 1182
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Meeting and Incentive Groups:

T: +44 (0) 20 7380 8557