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Sumalee Boxing Gym's yoga studio provides a tranquil setting for yoga practice on the tropical island of Phuket. This retreat is for beginner's to intermediate level yoga practitioners and focuses on the Vinyasa and Ashtanga styles. It is for people who would like to combine their yoga practice with the opportunity to learn Muay Thai. The retreat is all inclusive (breakfast and dinner six days a week) with a specially prepared Yogic Menu. The resort has excellent facilities including a weights studio, swimming pool and restaurant. The accommodation is of a high standard.
The resort has superb facilities including a weights studio, swimming pool, and restaurant. The accommodation is of a high standard. It has a range of rooms to suit different budgets. They are all of a high specification and have an air conditioner and en-suite facilities. All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities and fridge. The suite rooms have a kitchenette and are very well appointed and spacious. All rooms are directly accessible to the yoga studio and other facilities at the resort.
Sumalee deluxe room has fifteen rooms on-site. Seven of these are king-size and four are twin shared rooms. The rooms are set well away from the training area and experience little noise interruption during the daytime or at night. You can enjoy scenic views of the landscape surrounding the camp and have immediate access to the swimming pool and sun terrace. Two of the rooms are set away from the main unit to give additional privacy. These rooms are interconnecting, perfect for a family or friendship group.
All of the deluxe rooms feature air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi, plenty of storage space, a writing desk, a mini-bar style fridge, a private bathroom with a hot shower, and a private terrace or seating area to the front. All rooms are equipped to the highest specification with DVD players, HD TVs, and Cable TV with over 30 channels to select from.
If you are looking for a little luxury, you may wish to consider the Sumalee suites. These four upgraded rooms are also on-site, set apart from the rest of the camp allowing guests more privacy and space. Set on stilts in natural marshland, the suites provide unique and breathtaking views of the surrounding area and indigenous wildlife.
The Sumalee suites offer everything included in the deluxe option as well as an open plan lounge and bedroom area, a large desk for those who work on the go, a secure safe, and a compact kitchen area which includes a microwave, kettle, toaster, blender, and a large fridge or freezer.
All rooms at Sumalee are cleaned daily. Bed linen is changed once a week and towels are changed twice a week. For your added safety and security, this place has installed a CCTV surveillance system throughout the camp.
You will begin your day of the retreat with yoga and Muay Thai practices followed by breakfast served in the Ringside restaurant. Additional daily yoga classes can be added on request. Muay Thai is available again during the afternoon. Detox juice and fruit will be available during the day. The evening meal is served in the Ringside restaurant enjoying a sunset and pool view.
There will be two yoga sessions in this retreat along with two daily group training sessions and three private sessions. For centuries the practice of yoga has been used to develop physical, mental, and spiritual health. Sumalee Boxing Gym has found that the benefits of yoga compliment Muay Thai training program perfectly.
Yoga does more than burn calories and tone muscles. It is a total mind-body workout that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing or relaxation. The benefits of include:
This retreat will take place in Sumalee Boxing Gym located in Phuket, Thailand. The camp sits in a beautiful countryside, within an old banana and coconut plantation. Much of the immediate area remains undeveloped to provide an unspoiled and serene backdrop to the retreat. It is extremely peaceful at the resort.
Everything is within easy access including Phuket International Airport, many beautiful beaches, the famous Laguna area with its upmarket restaurants and shops, Central Festival Shopping Mall, Patong with its nightlife and Phuket town with its beautiful historic quarter.
Breakfast and dinner will be provided every day, except for Sundays (Sunday's meals can be arranged upon request). The retreat offers a yogic menu and the details of this can be provided on request. A daily detox juice and fruit delivered to the room will be provided every day.
During your free time, there are many things to do close by. Within walking distance, you can visit many temples and shrines, the Royal Phuket Marina, Phuket Boat Lagoon, Anthem Wake Park, National Museum of Phuket, a golf driving range and the Royal Gems Pavilion. Slightly further afield, there are many famous marinas ad beaches. Cape Yamu with its stunning views over Phang Nga Bay is within the vicinity.
There are islands to visit including and the opportunity to visit including Koh Yao Yai and Koh Yai Noi. Other places nearby are Laguna Phuket with the thriving Boat Avenue, Bang Tao beach (where you can take horse rides along the beach), Surin beach (well-known for surfing), Bang Pae waterfall, the gibbon rehabilitation project, elephant camp, and Phuket Town. Another place worth visiting is Patong, known for its lively nightlife.
If you are a kite surfing or windsurfing enthusiast, Nai Yang beach is within easy driving distance. Sirinath National Park, Splash Jungle Waterpark, and Khao Lak are all within range. In the immediate vicinity of the gym, there are many local Thai restaurants and bars offering extremely good value for money.
Massages and spa treatments are available at additional cost and upon request.
Please book your flight to arrive at Phuket International Airport (HKT). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.
Sumalee Boxing Gym is about 20 to 30 minutes drive from the airport and should cost no more than 600 to 700 THB by taxi. The local licensed taxi services are safe and reliable. You should always use a licensed taxi which can be recognized by their green number plates.