Speaking at the 17th Annual Global Wellness Summit in Miami, USA on 9 November 2023, Krip Rojanastien, Chairman and CEO of Chiva-Som International Health Resorts, shared his vision for the brand wi
This month, the pioneering wellness brand in transformative lifestyle Chiva-Som celebrated World Mental Health Day on 10th October at Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som in Qatar with Cha
Physical fitness refers to the overall health and wellbeing of the body.
Good health begins with balance in mind, body and spirit.
Chronic pain affects not only the body, but also the mind. Learn how to manage pain using a variety of strategies and practices, and so improve your quality of life.
Pioneer in transformative wellness and sustainability in travel Chiva-Som marked International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem 2023 across Asia, with mangrove planting, fund and
Being in the great outdoors and surrounding yourself with nature can heal the body and the mind. Find ways to maximise the benefits and improve your overall wellbeing.
This year’s Hua Hin Marathon on 11th June attracted runners from across the globe.
Maintaining a healthy weight is vital for your health and overall wellbeing. Learn how with a few simple changes to your diet and lifestyle.
Every year on 26th July, the world celebrates the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem.
Global Wellness Day 2023 will be celebrated through the medium of dance.
Working long hours at a desk can cause bad posture. Chiva-Som has developed a posture improvement programme in Thailand to revitalise your health.
Don't let chronic pain control your life. Learn pain management techniques during Chiva-Som’s Optimal Performance Retreat in Thailand.
A physical fitness retreat at Chiva-Som in Thailand offers a variety of health-related activities to help return your body to its prime condition.
Learn how to lose weight by eating healthy foods and discover the benefits of having a weight management personal trainer right here in Hua Hin, Thailand.
Mindfulness can improve your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Learn about different techniques to incorporate into your daily life.
Blood testing can be used to ascertain your current mineral and nutrient levels from which it is possible to specify a formulation of supplemental ingredients, packaged into capsules for daily cons
Over 3,000 runners are expected to join the event.
Chiva-Som is spotlighting its belief in holistic sustainability through a brand-new ‘Friends of Chiva-Som’ ambassador campaign.
Heart disease, or cardiovascular disease, is the leading cause of death in the world. The good news is that its risk can be reduced with a healthy diet, exercise and minimised stress.
Join the Chiva-Som yoga retreat at our beautiful resort in Hua Hin, Thailand and reap the spiritual, physical and emotional benefits.
Revitalise your body, mind and soul with a personal yoga retreat at Chiva-Som in Thailand. Embark on a journey of self-discovery and personal growth.
Genetic samples collected by Chiva-Som are processed in a specialist laboratory, and the results are then interpreted and conveyed to guests by specialised genomic and health counselling experts.
The aim of genomic testing in wellness is to identify genetic predispositions to certain conditions, which can be used to develop personalised wellness plans.
Healthspan is just as important as lifespan. While ageing is inevitable, the onset of age-related disease is not – it can be delayed or even prevented.
Tailored retreat programmes and dietary plans optimise the body for healthy fasting.
Chiva-Som’s Spa Wellbeing Retreat includes beauty treatments, spa access and massages.
Sometimes you just need to get away from your daily routine to get your focus and perspective back on track.
Krip Rojanastien, Chiva-Som's Chairman and CEO, was invited to speak at the ‘CEO Forum on Sustainable Finance’.
Learn how to improve your sleep through simple lifestyle changes and a bedtime routine.
Chiva-Som is delighted to welcome Heinrich Morio as General Manager at its newest wellness destination in Qatar, Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som.
Self-care is beneficial not only to yourself but to others around you.
What better way to connect with your loved one than to surprise them with a fitness vacation in Thailand?
Reduce your stress and relax with a yoga and meditation retreat in Thailand. Discover Chiva-Som’s yoga retreat.
'Detoxing' is something we deliberately tend to do periodically, but in fact, it is something our bodies require daily.
Chiva-Som introduces a new online naturopathic and nutritional consultation programme specifically for children, to be headed by new Naturopath Patience Sangwa.
Journalling is the simple practice of writing down your thoughts and feelings without judgement, a way of outwardly expressing internalised mental and emotional processes.
For men, not seeking care, especially for mental and emotional health issues, is a well-known fact.
Chiva-Som’s Optimal Performance retreat in Thailand improves your overall health and teaches pain management techniques.
Health is wealth, and at Chiva-Som, we strive to guide you back to your best health as you relax at our beachfront spa resort.
An inspiring range of holiday experiences.
Maintaining mental wellbeing requires conscious effort, just like physical wellbeing.
Each is an expert in their field with dozens of years practising their craft around the globe.
Chiva-Som offers luxury yoga retreats at our resort in Hua Hin, Thailand. Discover the health benefits of this ancient practice.
Chiva-Som offers a different approach to weight loss at our retreat in Thailand that focuses on healthy eating.
Condé Nast Traveler’s 2022 Readers’ Choice Award for ‘Best Destination Spas In The World’ and Winner of 2022 Tatler Spa Awards ‘Fighting Fit’ Category.
The RCAs celebrate the world’s top hotels, resorts, cities, countries, spas, trains, airlines, cruises, and more.
The ‘Taste of Zulal’ à la carte menu, rooted in Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine to nourish and support the mind and body, will be available during October and November 2022.
As we age, our bodies take on different needs in terms of nutrition, exercise, mental health, socialising and rest.
Chiva-Som is the winner of the ‘Fighting Fit’ category at the Tatler Spa Awards 2022 in association with Healing Holidays.
‘Spa Development’ and ‘Spa Management’ courses for industry executives wishing to arm themselves with the knowledge to lead and succeed.
Choose a wellness resort in Thailand that cares for you, the local community and the natural world. Choose Chiva-Som for your next wellness retreat.
Discover how a detox retreat in Thailand can boost your energy levels, support weight loss goals, and help you feel your best.
Nutrigenomics, from “nutrition” and “genomics”, is the study of the interaction between our genes and the foods we eat, and how this interaction affects our health and wellbeing.
Chiva-Som is pleased to announce the appointment of Chanyapak Suwankantha as Wellness Director.
Chiva-Som celebrated UNESCO’s International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem on 26th July.
As restrictions continue to ease across the world, travellers are ready to roam once again.
To bring acceptance into your daily life requires mindfulness.
A series of complimentary activities both virtually and on-resort for guests as well as a CSR activity to enhance community wellness.
Here are some tips and techniques to adopt to begin your journey.
A chronic lack of sleep can lead to weight gain, heart disease, diabetes, depression, and a poorly functioning immune system in general.
The circadian rhythm is a natural process that takes place throughout the day.
An introduction to Earthing for Earth Day 2022.
Chiva-Som celebrated the official opening of Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som in Qatar on 29th March 2022.
Fasting is a dietary practice of voluntarily refraining from consuming food and drink containing calories for a set period.
There are many aspects of brain health – emotional, psychological, behavioural and cognitive.
Understanding stress can equip us with the tools to handle it better.
The world’s most extensive Traditional Arabic & Islamic Medicine and the first family wellness offering in Qatar.
The importance of connections by Chiva-Som and Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som.
Good for promoting healthy aging and weight.
Thailand’s Test & Go relaunches 1st February 2022.
Detoxing basics and clean eating by Chiva-Som and Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som.
A new leader of the Health & Wellness team at Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som.
The launch of the Bachelor of Science in Integrated Wellness and Beauty course.
A list of key nutrients and food items that you can use to create delicious food for events, while enhancing your neuro-transmitting chemicals to improve your mood at this very festive time.
Wellness Tips from Health & Wellness Experts of Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som.
Guests of Chiva-Som's New Year’s Eve gala celebrations will be treated to an evening of live music and a decadent wellness dinner.
Here are some tips from our experts at Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som to help you stay healthy and enjoy your travels.
Humans are unique and what makes us different from other creatures is developmental differences in our nervous system develop and how our brain works.
As we start to see international borders begin to open up and travelers eager to book their next destination, it’s essential to take necessary precautions to protect your health and safety.
Chiva-Som now brings its wellness to the world with the launch of Chiva-Som Boutique.
Chiva-Som in Hua Hin, Thailand, looks forward to welcoming international guests from 1st November 2021.
Chiva-Som reaffirms its commitment to its core philosophy of sustainability in the wellness industry with an array of eco-conscious initiatives that it has extended to its new and upcoming resort i
Chiva-Som has been voted the winner of the ‘Top Destination Spa Resort in the World’ category in the Condé Nast Traveler annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
Chiva-Som unveils four new retreats –Immune Resilience, Gut Health, Nature’s Embrace and Senior Wellness.
Here is a simple guide to achieving a healthy heart coherence with practice and cultivating mindful awareness.
A brief guide to travel in Qatar by Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som.
Chiva-Som and Zulal Wellness Resort have closely collaborated to deliver holistic wellness classes focussed on supporting individual mental and physical health as the COVID-19 pandemic continues ac
Loss of muscle mass – also known as sarcopenia – is a common consequence of the aging process and contributes to, weakness, balance instability, and age-related decline of health and wellbeing.
If you find your mental peace at unrest, difficult to focus on one device at a time, or physical issues such as office syndrome or sore eyes, then it may be time for you to take a digital detox.
Chiva-Som has sourced Sinopharm vaccines for staff, their families and Hua Hin residents.
With summer here, now is the perfect time to check in and do some self-care to make sure that this summer goes off without a hitch.
Nature has a positive impact on many aspects of our wellbeing. It not only helps to ease the mind and soothe the senses, but also has lasting physical benefits as well.
TAIM is an ancient discipline that blends traditional healing practices and indigenous herbal remedies with lifestyle guidance on nutrition, movement and rest.
Our online celebrations with Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som for Global Wellness Day can now be watched again in case you missed the event.
Chiva-Som celebrated the 10th annual Global Wellness Day in 2021 by supporting local community wellness as well as streaming virtual wellness classes celebrating with a global community.
The word wellness is seemingly everywhere these days. From fitness programs to wellness centers to conferences, awards and even products for your pets, the word is everywhere.
Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som shares the best practices, reiterating the impact of sleep on health and wellbeing, and an important aspect of holistic wellness.
On 5th June, we celebrate World Environment Day (WED), reminding us of the importance of nature, our position in our own environments and our responsibility towards maintaining the quali
To mark the 10th annual Global Wellness Day on 12th June 2021, Chiva-Som and Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som will be hosting 12-hours of complimentary virtual classes accessible from around the
Thailand’s National Committee on Tourism approves Prachuap Kirikhan as a pilot area to welcome international tourists from October 2021.
Steamed grouper with a lime and chili dressing. A slimming, nutrient dense dish.
It’s that time of year again to experience the familiar sniffles and itchy, watery eyes from changing seasons and environmental allergies. But this allergy season, similar to the last, has an unfo
A rich and comforting southern Thai-style chicken curry dish.
Let’s look at some of the key benefits of drinking ample mounts of water.Let’s look at some of the key benefits of drinking ample mounts of water.
On 22nd April we commemorate World Earth Day, 2021. This year's theme is ‘Restore Our Earth’.
The word “Songkran” originates from the Sanskrit saṃkrānti, which literally translates as “going from one place to another”.
Pooched mullet in a fragrant Thai herbal broth. A deeply satisfying low calorie dish.
Here are 5 simple and effective ways to promote brain health and help preserve cognitive function.
With tens of thousands of skin products available these days, it can be difficult to figure out what’s the best way to take care of your skin.
Although we do not deny the evidence that social bonding and trusted relationships are essential for health and wellbeing, we would like to encourage the theme of ‘self-connection’ for this year’s
Although mostly invisible to the naked eye, the air we breathe is full of particulate matter (PM); chemicals, soil, smoke, dust or allergens.
Staying calm in worrying situations is possible, all you need is some regular practice. Here are some ways to try keep yourself calm.
The Middle East’s first full immersion wellness resort and the world’s first centre for Traditional Arabic Islamic Medicine scheduled for launch early 2021
We are delighted to announce that our two wellness destinations have been honoured in the 2020 World Spa Awards.
Offering guests an in-depth, interactive journey into the resort’s featured services.
Proper nutrition and hydration are vital-especially when not being as active as normal.
It’s time to talk menopause. The more you can understand about the transition and how to naturally support your body through this time, the smoother the conversion.
Today we would like to pay our respect to American architect, Edward Tuttle, who passed away on 21st June. Mr.
Technology plays a huge role in our life. We cannot imagine getting through each day without our many devices. Media multitasking can be damaging to our brains.
Anxiety is our body’s natural response to stress. There are some simple things you can do to help manage some of that anxiety and during times of stress.
To celebrate World Environment Day on 5th June 2020, Chiva-Som announced the second phase of its mangrove project and planted 400 mangrove trees adding more area to the Krailart Niwate Mangrove Eco
As Thailand gradually eases lockdown, Chiva-Som is making essential preparations for operations to resume in accordance with local government guidelines and advice.
One- and three-day programmes are customised to align with individuals’ interests or health concerns.
We at Chiva-Som would like to share these techniques to help keep calm and move forward.
This year the theme of Earth Day is “Climate Action”, which is the greatest challenge for all of us.
On the 19th April marks Chiva-Som's 25th anniversary. To share some memories of the 'Haven of Life', here are 25 facts about Chiva-Som.
Chiva-Som Online Wellness Services have been launched to provide support and encourage individuals to maintain wellness goals.
Chiva-Som's Dr. Tal Friedman explains the Immune System with us.
Basic soap is one of the most effective defenses against invisible pathogens.
There are five significantly potent immune boosting nutrients that will give your body an extra wall of defense.
Learn how to make Chiva-Som's Immune Aid.
Scientific research shows a strong correlation between an individual’s social relationships and the prevention of various chronic illnesses as well as sustaining a higher quality of life.
Chiva-Som recognised as the only hotel in the word listed in Bloomberg’s 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders list.
Another coup for Chiva-Som as the resort is awarded ‘Best Destination Spa’
Chiva-Som will mark 25 years in operation with a series of special celebratory events, promotions, service enhancements and new product offerings throughout 2020.
Chiva-Som hosted the first ‘Wellness Journey Fundraising Gala Dinner’ to raise funds for Krailart Niwate, a mangrove preservation and environmental wellness project to protect Hua Hin’s last remain
Chiva-Som reopened its doors on 15th October, marking the completion of the fourth and final stage of its renovation - the first major works since its launch over 24 years ago - and welcoming a bra
Chiva-Som has announced the launch of a new wellness destination in Qatar and its largest wellness destination, the Middle East’s first full-immersion wellness resort, and the world’s first centre
A culinary collaboration with Michelin Star Chef Dan Bark in support of the Krailart Niwate urban mangrove preservation project.
The fourth and final stage of Chiva-Som’s renovation programme is near complete and we are happy to share some renderings and descriptions of what to expect from the refreshed areas this year.
These beverages contain a variety of constituents that may also be beneficial to your health.
Chiva-Som has announced that due to the excellent progress of renovation, the resort will reopen its doors on 15th October 2019, ahead of the originally planned date of 1st November 2019.
Bringing awareness to your breathing can enhance your health and well-being in profound and unexpected ways.
We are proud to have been awarded the Best Sustainability Initiative for Coastal Operations by Travel Daily’s Travel & Tourism Sustainability.
When troubled with the issue of how to restore, enhance, and maintain healthy hair, there are 3 aspects of health that you should investigate before deciding on the appropriate treatment.
Chiva-Som has announced the fourth and final stage of its renovation programme, from 1st May to 14th October of this year.
Learn to create a delicious healthy dessert for the upcoming festive season.
Chiva-Som has reopened after a 6-month closure to complete the third of four stages of the resort’s first major renovation since its inauguration 23 years ago.
A unique experience for our wellness cuisine lovers...
The Chiva-Som Holistic team have been working hard during the temporary resort closure and are excited to be offering new services once the resort is re-opened.
“Boosting energy” may help enhance productivity and motivation short-term, but the shortsighted fix for this common symptom often leads individuals into a habit trap that involves over-consumption
Nowadays, Spas go beyond pampering. In brief, we share our thoughts on the potential for Spa Wellness to become a critical part in global mainstream healthcare.
The first full marathon in Hua Hin was held on Sunday 13th May 2018 at Wat Khao Krailart.
We are pleased to share a preview of what you can expect from the 2018 renovation.
Chiva-Som welcomes Mr. Vaipanya Kongkwanyuen as the new General Manager.
This article looks to promote sustainable behavior changes by providing you with a deeper understanding of behaviors and what you can do to promote long-term, sustainable changes in your life.
Chiva-Som announces renovation plans with previews of the new Thai Pavilion Rooms and Suites