Limousine drivers are tested for COVID-19 and receive daily thermal screening in addition to wearing PPE. In VIP sedans, a screen has been installed to separate the front and rear seats. Larger luxury vans are also available. The limousine company we use is SHA Plus+ certified.
Thermal scanning and a screening questionnaire have been implemented within the reception area. Hand sanitizer and face masks are provided and guests are encouraged to wear a mask in public areas around the resort.
A signature lemongrass tea and a cold towel are served in the open-air lounge overlooking the lake.
Buggies are disinfected after each use, and a screen has been deployed between the front and rear passenger seats. All luggage is sanitised by UV scanning prior to delivery.
Rooms are deep-cleaned and sanitised with UV Clean Disinfection Lights at least 24 hours prior to use. Amenities such stationery, resort information and mini-bar contents will be freshly provisioned. A Hygiene pack which includes a mask, hand gel and alcohol wipes is provided along with a rubbish bin for disposing of used tissues or masks. Staff providing service will be wearing face masks, gloves and other protective clothing.
Once settled in and refreshed, you'll meet your Health and Wellness Advisor for a consultation. The Advisor will discuss your medical history and help identify and prioritise your goals, and then work with you to fine tune your treatment programme. Your treatments are booked and a dietary programme is established and communicated to the Chiva-Som kitchen, with special care taken to share information about allergies, intolerances or special diets.
The frequency of cleaning and disinfecting has been increased in all areas, with an emphasis on surfaces which are frequently touched. Sauna, steam and other hydrothermal areas will observe occupancy limits and distancing guidelines. Chairs and loungers are spaced apart and guests are encouraged to shower prior to using bathing facilities.
From beachside Tai Chi to yoga within lush gardens, there are a number of ways to enjoy your day. Pools are split into lanes for distancing and participation in group classes is limited to ensure distances can be observed. Pool hygiene is strictly observed. Watsu services are currently unavailable.
All are welcome at our group activities such as stretching, yoga and pilates, which are occurring throughout the day. Most are complimentary, and can be recommended based on your interests and ability. Numbers are limited to ensure appropriate distancing.
The sea-facing Taste of Siam restaurant offers an indoor or outdoor breezy choice to suit everyone. Guests are encouraged to sanitise their hands before and after dining. Cutlery is delivered in a folded kit and utensils used in the buffet line are single-use. Common areas are sanitized hourly. Staff are using protective equipment and seating is arranged to support physical distancing.
If in-room dining is your preference, staff will not enter the guest room and trays will be carefully place outside the door. The in-room dining menu will be newly printed for each guest.
Doctors, Naturopaths, therapists and trainers will wear face shields or masks when providing services. Particular attention is paid to linen and commonly touched surfaces within a treatment room. Treatment start times will be staggered to reduce density in changing and hydrothermal areas. All treatment rooms are deep-cleaned between use.
Chiva-Som’s nursing team is available 24-hours a day. In the event a guest feels unwell or suffers any respiratory symptoms, the nursing staff will advise and if necessary, coordinate with a local hospital. Additionally, Chiva-Som can conduct a COVID-19 antigen test.
Our staff team have been comprehensively trained in the used of preventative equipment and hygiene practices. The temperature of staff and suppliers is taken daily. All resort staff have been vaccinated and are tested for COVID-19 as per government regulations.
After the first few days, you may already be feeling the benefits of your wellness transformation. You will be comfortable with your routine, sleeping well, relaxed and enjoying your treatments. The outside world and its electronic distractions will not be missed and you will have learnt a lot about your body and mind. Relax and stay safe with Chiva-Som.