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Leading wellness destination Kamalaya Koh Samui welcomes new partner

By Sarah Camilleri

By Sarah Camilleri

07 December 2021

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One of the world’s most respected destination spas, Kamalaya Koh Samui, based in Thailand, has today announced a strategic partnership with Thai-based businessman and technology investor Chakrit Sakunkrit, who joins the renowned wellness retreat as a co-owner.

The deal, which is set to accelerate the growth of one of the world’s leading spa destination brands, sees Kamalaya’s visionary founders John and Karina Stewart continue in their respective roles as chairman and chief wellness officer of Kamalaya, both contributing to its operations and management while spearheading the continued development of the brand and ensuring its legacy.

“We have always dreamed of bringing Kamalaya to more people around the world. With the support of Khun Chakrit, we look forward to revealing more in due course.”

John Stewart

Co-founder, Kamalaya Koh Samui

Speaking exclusively to European Spa, John Stewart said: “We are delighted to welcome our new partner Khun Chakrit Sakunkrit to the Kamalaya family. His support ensures the continuous growth and evolution of the Kamalaya brand.

“As a philanthropic partner, his keen interest and engagement supports the continuity and development of Kamalaya’s wellness achievement while ensuring its legacy as a global leader in wellness.

John and Karina Stewart with investor Chakrit Sakunkrit

“While the last couple of years have been challenging for us all, with the addition of Khun Chakrit we are confident in Kamalaya’s future. We share a passion and vision for wellness and our common goal is to make sure that the world has greater access to all the benefits available at Kamalaya in the future.

“We have always dreamed of bringing Kamalaya to more people around the world. With the support of Khun Chakrit, we look forward to revealing more in due course.”

“Thailand needs Kamalaya, wellness tourism needs Kamalaya, and most importantly our guests need Kamalaya. I am pleased to have been invited to make this philanthropic investment.”

Chakrit Sakunkrit

Businessman and investor

A new era for Kamalaya

The new partnership sees Kamalaya’s founders and the team of professionals and health practitioners continue to deliver Kamalaya Koh Samui’s award-winning wellness programming, with new scope to expand the Kamalaya brand and offer in future.

Speaking of his strategic investment, Chakrit Sakunkrit said: “Since its inception 16 years ago, Kamalaya has remained at the forefront of wellness, and now more than ever, the world needs Kamalaya.

Kamalaya Koh Samui will continue to offer its award-winning wellness programming

“Thailand needs Kamalaya, wellness tourism needs Kamalaya, and most importantly our guests need Kamalaya. I am pleased to have been invited to make this philanthropic investment to enable the founders, John and Karina Stewart, to continue realising their vision and to help a great many people on their personal journey to lifelong wellness.”

Kamalaya offers its guests a route to lifelong wellness

A place of growth and transformation

Founder and chief wellness officer Karina Stewart, who has nurtured Kamalaya’s groundbreaking holistic programming since the resort opened in 2005, said: “Kamalaya is a place where growth and transformation, a natural life process, will always be nurtured, guided and supported. We look forward to working with our new partner Khun Chakrit to enhance and add complementing capabilities and facilities to our existing service offering at our beautiful sanctuary.

“This move ultimately supports the continuous evolution of Kamalaya, bettering its ability to remain a sacred place where our guests can re-connect with themselves and their natural surroundings.”

Karina Stewart

Co-founder, Kamalaya Koh Samui

“This move ultimately supports the continuous evolution of Kamalaya, bettering its ability to remain a sacred place where our guests can re-connect with themselves and their natural surroundings. John and I are very excited about our new partnership and what it will do for the future of Kamalaya in the coming decades.”

Kamalaya Koh Samui announces new packages for 2022

Since early November Thailand has reopened for international travel with no quarantine required for travellers from 63 countries*.

 

Celebrating the country’s reopening, Kamalaya’s Stay Longer, Save More offer allows up to 30% savings off room rates plus an additional 20% off any wellness programme when booked before  December 31, 2021. This offer is available until  March 31, 2022.

 

 

Additionally, Kamalaya offers two new wellness programmes Embracing Change and Resilience & Immunity designed for international travellers in search of holistic wellness experiences post-Covid as the world transitions into the new normal.

 

*Under the new rules implemented on 1 November 2021, vaccinated travellers can stay at any SHA+hotel upon arrival in Thailand. Tourists entering Thailand must be Covid-free with an RT-PCR before departure and upon arrival and undergo an RT-PCR test before being transferred directly to Kamalaya Koh Samui.

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