Friday, April 14, 2006
Chiva Som Health Resort - Hua Hin
Hotel Class: 5 Stars
(Price from $510)
Describing Chiva-Som simply as a health resort fails to convey the extraordinary kaleidoscope of its rich culture,lifestyle and cuisine.Chiva-Som is a rejuvenating holiday experience.The name itself means-Haven of Life-and that is reflected in its design,philosophy and daily operation.Set on seven acres of beachside gardens near the King's Summer Palace,the 57 rooms and suites surrounded by lakesand waterfalls unite Thai and Western elements in perfect harmony.The accent is on having fun, emphasizing the positive of prevention rather than cure.Master chefs prepare delicious Spa cuisine and a wide range of activities extend from Tai Chi to mountain biking.Guests receive a private consultation then modern principles are applied to develop a regimen to match needs and goals.At theresort's heart is the ultra-modern spa with an impressive array of facilities.Chiva-Som is set on seven acres of beachside gardens near the King s Summer Palace. Three hours from Bankok Airport.Originally a cistercian Abbey dating back to the 11th Century,Coombe lies in the heart of 500 acres of park land,formal gardens and a 80 acre lake,much of which was designed and laid out by Capability Brown at the end of the 1700s,To this historic architecture and natural beauty,No ordinary hotels.
Tags: Holiday, Hua Hin, Health, Resort, Rejuvenating