Located on Thailand&rsquos picturesque oceanfront of Hua Hin, Chiva-Som, a transformative wellness resort, is ready to welcome guests with four new retreats to help them develop a healthy immune system to balance the negative effects of the pandemic situation.
The four new retreats are part of its comprehensive offerings and focus on specific objectives from supporting the immune system and gut health to embracing nature and ageing gracefully.
The &lsquoImmune Resilience&rsquo retreat offers a multidimensional approach, incorporating mindful exercise, nutrient-rich cuisine and detoxifying treatments. The programme includes massages and drainage therapies to remove blockages in the lymphatic system outdoor fitness classes and a variety of holistic wellness therapies, such as shirobhyanga, yoga and meditation. A nutritional consultant will tailor a meal plan, recommending either intermittent fasting or the resort&rsquos nourishing wellness cuisine, depending on individual requirements. The treatment is available for five or seven nights.
Chiva-Som&rsquos &lsquoGut Health&rsquo retreat offers a highly personalised meal programme consisting of natural ingredients, probiotics and fibre to restore the integrity of guests&rsquo digestive function, which is key to immunity building and prevention of disease. Treatments include signature detoxifying abdominal massage, probiotic-infused colonics and pranayama breathing sessions. This treatment is available for five or seven nights.
Chiva-Som&rsquos &lsquoNature&rsquos Embrace&rsquo retreat draws on the restorative powers of nature to heal the body and the mind. As well as a peaceful beachfront setting, guests are invited on guided walks through Krailart Niwate, the resort&rsquos rehabilitated mangrove forest, followed by a hilltop meditation, Thai healing therapies, outdoor fitness classes and natural, wellness cuisine. The treatment package consists of three or five nights.
The &lsquoSenior Wellness&rsquo retreat draws on diet, exercise, and lifestyle choices to help senior guests preserve their ability to enjoy life to the fullest. Gentle, low-impact physical activity such as aqua-exercise to build core stability, muscle strength, joint flexibility and bone density biofeedback to enhance emotional stability and improve quality of sleep, are some of the key treatments here. Besides, guests will enjoy nutritious, balanced meals designed by the chefs. Available for five or seven nights.
General Manager of Chiva-Som, Vaipanya Kongkwanyuen, said, &ldquoWe are constantly revising our offering based on the latest research as well as guest feedback. We are confident that these new retreats will address some of the key health goals of our guests.&rdquo
As part of the retreat programmes, guests will also receive an individual health and wellness consultation three wellness meals per night of stay a complimentary physical analysis and skin consultation access to daily fitness and leisure activities unlimited use of the Water Therapy Suites a complimentary daily treatment per night of stay and a post-stay consultation and home exercise programme.
Thailand is expected to announce the opening of travel without quarantine from Bangkok to Hua Hin from November 1 this year to fully vaccinated international travellers using a &lsquosealed route&rsquo whilst staying at a SHA Plus certified resort or property. According to a release from Chiva-Som, they spearheaded the Hua Hin Recharge campaign, to help the local community achieve an initial vaccination rate of over 83 per cent, and have already received the SHA Plus certification.
The resort has also introduced a new COVID-19 flexible booking policy. Bookings can be amended or cancelled without charge within 24 hours prior to check-in for circumstances related to travel regulations, the company said.