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Thailand resorts prepare to celebrate Global Wellness Day

Thailand resorts prepare to celebrate Global Wellness Day
May 26, 2023

Thailand wellness resorts - Santiburi Koh Samui and SAii Resorts – are preparing to celebrate Global Wellness Day on 10th June 2023 and are offering a full day of activities to help all guests – including families with children – enhance their physical, mental and spiritual health.

First staged in 2012, Global Wellness Day is now observed in thousands of locations worldwide, reaching over half a billion people. The theme of this year’s event is #DanceMagenta, a bright and vibrant dance program centred around three key pillars: 1 - “Dance with your Body” (as a form of physical exercise), 2 - “Dance with your Mind” (as a means of meditation), and 3 - “Dance with Life” (incorporate dancing into all aspects of your daily routine). The aim is to create a joyous global dance party that will inspire everybody to improve their wellbeing.

Santiburi Koh Samui has always strived to create a holistic path to wellness. Through its innovative Lèn Be Well concept, guests can customise their stay with a choice of programmes – Adventure, Family, Relax, Romance and Culture – to help them find their personal path to happiness and wellbeing. Each programme blends three elements – Spa Treatments, Activities and Gourmet – to build bespoke daily schedules. To mark Global Wellness Day, the resort will now be incorporating these diverse elements into an immersive day of discovery.

Experts at Lèn Spa will host a “Trigger Point & Musculoskeletal Techniques Workshop,” which introduces the science behind massage and the body’s natural pressure points, and a "Traditional Muay Thai Session” will let guests work up a sweat. Then, as the sun sets, “Dance with Thoughts” and “Candlelight Meditation” sessions will provide opportunities for spiritual reflection.

Children will also be able to join Global Wellness Day with a fun-filled day of activities at Panya & Yim’s Junior Camp, from natural trails and stone painting to Thai dance, kids’ yoga and more! Santiburi Koh Samui will even be inspiring its own team members to embrace the spirit of wellness with a morning dance class and special healthy meals throughout the day.

Chanapach “Chana” Khumkhur, Cluster Wellness Manager of S Hotels & Resorts, who is also a key supporter of Global Wellness Day, commented “we are delighted to join millions of people around the world in celebrating Global Wellness Day on 10th June. Through its pioneering Lèn Be Well concept, Santiburi Koh Samui has always strived to help global visitors feel the myriad benefits of wellness, whether through sport, fitness, nutrition, mindfulness or any other aspect of self-care. Under the theme of GWD 2023, #DanceMagenta is a great way for all ages to feel the joy of dancing! We encourage everybody to join us and achieve their own unique route to wellbeing.”

SAii Resorts, the free-spirited lifestyle brand from S Hotels and Resorts PCL,  will also be celebrating Global Wellness Day with uplifting activities in Southern Thailand. SAii Phi Phi Island Village, SAii Laguna Phuket and SAii Koh Samui Choengmon, the free-spirited lifestyle resorts, reveal a full day of outdoor sessions on 10th June 2023 that will help guests enhance their physical fitness, mental health and spiritual wellbeing

At SAii Phi Phi Island Village, the Thai-inspired retreat nestled in 70 acres of tropical gardens with an 800-metre stretch of private beachfront, guests can look forward to a full day of immersive activities on 10th June. The day starts with an upbeat #DanceMagenta-inspired “Dance with your Body” aerobic session at the Lazy Pool Lawn at sunrise, followed by a nutritious breakfast overlooking the sea at Api Restaurant. Wellness seekers can then enjoy a “Thai Massage Workshop” at the spa. In the afternoon, the resort’s culinary experts will reveal the art of making healthy wellness shots, before everybody comes together to enhance their spiritual and educational wellbeing with a “Beach & Mangrove Cleaning” exercise, led by the resident biologists at the dedicated Marine Discovery Centre.

SAii Laguna Phuket, which is positioned between Bangtao Bay and sparkling lagoons on Phuket’s sunset coast, is inviting all ages to embark on an action-packed Global Wellness Day on 10th June. Following “Gentle Yoga Dance” and “Body Firming” classes in the morning, guests can take part in a “Dance with your Body” aqua aerobics class, in the spirit of the #DanceMagenta theme. After lunch, experience seeking adults can choose from culturally inspiring “Thai Origami” or an energizing “TR-X Workout,” before the afternoon concludes with the “Beach Tennis Challenge.”

Little VIPs will also be able to join Global Wellness Day with a fun-filled day of activities at Mafeung & Mafai’s Junior Beach Club & Camp, from kids’ yoga and mini Olympics to headband crafting, cookie making and more! SAii Laguna Phuket will even be inspiring its own team members to embrace the spirit of wellness with special healthy meals and a local community beach cleaning exercise.

SAii Koh Samui Choengmon, the elegant all-pool villa retreat on Samui’s pristine northeast shore, has created an eclectic activity schedule that guests can enjoy in this eco-sensitive sanctuary.

Chanapach Khumkhur, Cluster Wellness Manager of S Hotels & Resorts, who is also an official Global Wellness Day Ambassador shares “SAii Resorts is a free-spirited lifestyle brand that empowers its guests to get outdoors, enjoy the fresh air and explore the natural environment. Our beachside retreats in Koh Phi Phi, Phuket and Koh Samui are the ultimate settings to celebrate Global Wellness Day, and we look forward to helping all ages discover a new passion for wellness, and potentially kickstart their new fit and healthy lifestyle. We are proud to join millions of people around the world in celebrating GWD 2023 and #DanceMagenta!”

For more information about Global Wellness Day and #DanceMagenta, please visit

For more information on Santiburi Koh Samui go to

For more information on  SAii’s resorts in southern Thailand visit

Image top: Global Wellness Day with a seafront yoga session at Santiburi Koh Samui’s Maenam Beach; image above: SAii Resorts invites guests to enhance their physical and spiritual wellbeing by celebrating Global Wellness Day on 10th June

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