The Skills Sanctuary Destination Led Learning Holidays at Santiburi Koh Samui


Drawing on its sublime location, situated between the champagne sands of secluded coastline and exotic tropical rainforest, Santiburi Koh Samui is the destination for those looking to return home having learnt a new skill.


Engaging with its location, here is a sanctuary for travellers looking to dive into the heart of Thai culture. The leading luxury hotel invites guests of all ages to explore the island on adventurous jungle treks, local villages by bicycle tours, spinetingling sunrise yoga sessions to the soundtrack of the ocean and the opportunity to learn the ancient secrets of natural herbal remedies whilst making your own.


A lesson with the locals:

Celebrating the heritage of Thailand, Santiburi Koh Samui encourages guests to get involved with a selection of action-packed local activities. From traditional dance classes, a lesson on the famous art of Thai boxing as well as crash courses to pick up the local lingo and local bike rides through the surrounding villages, markets and temples.


Learn the ancient secrets of natural herbal remedies:

Guests looking to dig deep and discover the root of Thai massage can learn the ancient secrets of natural herbal remedies. An insightful lesson led by the resort’s experienced spa team, guests are guided through the history of this organic tradition with demonstrations and make-your-own workshops.


Achieve a Moment of Mindfulness:

For a moment of serenity and a true treat for the soul are the daily yoga and meditation classes. The setting, a vista over the Mae Nam Bay as the sun rises over the horizon, is a secluded paradise boasting 300 metres of white sands, coral waters and swaying coconut palms.


Thai Cookery Masterclasses:

Proudly treasuring recipes handed down through generations, aspiring chefs can learn from the locals and cook up tasteful Thai dishes using the freshest and purest of ingredients. From Pad Thai to Green Curry, guests will learn the recipes from scratch and then enjoy their creations with feet in sand and breeze in hair – the ultimate takeaway.


Room rates start from £425. Price is based on a family of four, sharing a Duplex Two Bedroom Suite, with breakfast.


About Santiburi Koh Samui

Situated on a 300-metre stretch of secluded beach, Santiburi Koh Samui offers a range of luxurious tropical villas and suites that serve as individual havens offering ultimate peace and privacy. The family-friendly resort also boasts an array of leisure and entertainment options with privileged access to the world class Santiburi Samui Country Club’s 18-hole championship golf course. The resort also features a high-end spa, a Kid’s Activity Centre, and eco-friendly watersports, such as kayaking, snorkeling and sailing. After working up an appetite, guests can choose from five unique dining venues that offer Thai and international favourites in a refined yet relaxed atmosphere. Santiburi Koh Samui is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. Learn more at


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