Host Your Own Retreat

Lead Your Own Program at Samahita

If you are a teacher or leader of some modality across yoga, health, fitness, Barre, meditation, martial arts, Taoist practices, and more, Samahita’s sustainable-based and eco-conscious environment, facilities, guest rooms, and food offerings are designed to offer you and your students an ideal setting for teaching and learning.

Samahita Supports Your Retreat in Many Ways

  • The Retreat Experience – We offer our extensive experience in hosting retreats along with a dedicated environment that was purpose built specifically to support practices of transformation. 
  • The Thai Experience – Experience the natural beauty of Thailand, Thai culture, Thai massage, healthy Thai food and that winning Thai smile.
  • Location – A direct beachfront location in the quiet, southern part of Koh Samui. Easy to access with an airport on the island.
  • Setting – Nature’s gift of a beautiful open air beachfront setting with saltwater pool, that is safe, private and clean providing peace, quiet and relaxation..
  • Value – All-inclusive packages at very competitive rates compared to retreat settings closer to the US or Europe, with a fully supportive retreat experience. 
  • Retreat Facilities – Unique practice spaces that include 4 dedicated shalas, an indoor cycle studio facing the beach, and a sea view fitness loft, as well as beachside chill lounges, with wifi across the property.
  • Wellness Services – Highly trained therapists deliver high quality massages and treatments as well as a range of infrared saunas, top of the line Flotation tank for float therapy,and affordable wellness packages.
  • Delicious Food – Fresh, tasty and prepared daily with care – our guests rave about our food.There is something for everyone with all dietary requirements taken on board.
  • Excursions – A complimentary guided beach and temple walk each week. Other excursions can be arranged such as an island boat trip with snorkeling, a waterfall trip, or shopping at local night markets.
  • Marketing Support – A listing on our website as a Guest Teacher Program plus photos and videos that you can use for promotional purposes.

How to Host Your Retreat

Note down your group’s goals and experience wishes. Take a look at our site to draw inspiration from the place. Send a note to our team to inquire about possibilities. We will help find the best dates and rates for your group.


Our unique quality is that this center was designed and built by yoga teachers specifically to offer the teaching, practice and living elements of yoga and good health. We are happy to share that with other genuine and interested parties. We welcome you as a teacher with tradition, sincerity and integrity who may want to use our special place for your retreats.

Retreat Facilities & Services:

  • Dedicated indoor yoga shala
  • Beachfront open air shala with roof
  • State of the art Schwinn fixed bikes & fitness equipment including TRX, Ballet barres, Bosus & Uggis available for your group class
  • Meditation garden
  • Beachfront saltwater swimming pool
  • Poolside herbal steam room
  • Beachside lounge
  • Healthy brunch & dinner buffets
  • Holistic wellness center
  • All natural juice & snack bar
  • Mineral drinking water
  • Wi-Fi internet
  • Eco-lifestyle boutique
  • Stand up paddle boards

Wellness Facilities:

  • Professional wellness team highly trained therapists & fitness instructors
  • Comfortable treatment rooms for therapies, bodywork, massage & beachfront shala
  • Far and near-infrared sauna
  • Dreampod floation tank
  • Wellness library
  • A variety of natural health products available for purchase

Questions around Hosting a Retreat?

Booking process

A : To host your own retreat at Samahita please complete the online application form which includes rates and available dates. Once approved our team will work with you to secure suitable dates and organize your retreat.

A : There is a 25% non-refundable deposit to secure your booking and practice space at Samahita, based on the Shared Two-Bedroom Loft rate. Other room types can be requested after your deposit payment has been received, subject to availability. The deposit amount is included in your overall contract rate, and will be deducted from your final bill.

A : We ask you to commit to bringing a group of 10 guests in order to make it worthwhile for both you as a teacher traveling to Thailand and for us to hold a practice space for your retreat. We expect you to market your retreat in order to meet this requirement.

A : Teachers are responsible for bringing their own students and taking the bookings for Guest Teacher Programs, working with our Reservations team.

A : The 25% deposit is due immediately to secure your dates. 45 days before your retreat begins your final balance is due.

A : All guests can enjoy a complimentary guided beach and temple walk. You also have the option to include other excursions like a boat and snorkeling trip, a waterfall excursion or trip to the night markets on the island. We also offer yoga and fitness classes that can be included, depending on availability. Other add-ons include wellness programs or massage packages, airport transfers and material printing. Please specify in your booking form.

A : We offer great teacher benefits including complimentary guest rooms, meals, airport transfers, massage and discounts at our wellness center and eco shop. Benefits start at 10 students and for larger groups assistant benefits are also included – please see your retreat agreement.

A : Retreat cancellation results in loss of the 25% non-refundable deposit paid to secure the booking. Retreat postponement can be requested one time only, at least 6 months in advance of retreat start date and will be charged an administration fee of $100.

A : Retreat prices vary widely depending on teacher costs, teaching hours, and budget of students. At a minimum, retreats should be marked up enough to cover travel and teaching costs, even with a small group of 10.

A : Yes, we will create a web page for your program and feature it on our annual retreat schedule as a Guest Teacher Program. Booking links will be directed to your website. We will also post about it on our social media channels (Facebook and Instagram) including any photos, blogs and videos you wish to share.

A : Yes, at certain times of the year it is possible to have exclusive use of the center if you plan to bring a large group. Please indicate that you wish to book the entire center in your application and we will confirm available dates. You will be expected to pay for all rooms.

A : There is generally 1-2 different retreat or training groups at the same time, assigned different practice spaces. In addition, we will have guests on our in-house programs. Unless you have exclusive use of the center in which case you will be in the only group.

A : You will need to specify an initial allocation of rooms and room types for your group. This should be monitored regularly and any changes communicated with our reservations team. If spaces are not being filled, we will need to reduce your allocation.

A : Meal times are fixed unless you have exclusive use of the center (group of around 60). Class times are flexible, as you will be allocated a shala for the week. We will send you a sample schedule to fill in including complimentary excursions and times in case you want to include them.

A : We recommend that guests bring their own yoga mats. We have a small number of mats to lend at reception or guests can buy a mat at our shop. We provide blocks, straps, cushions and bolsters. Please specify in your application if you need specific props or a large amount of them.

A : Yes guests may book directly with us to join our signature YogaCoreCycle program before or after your retreat, depending on availability.

Travel & weather

A : We provide an airport transfer service in air-conditioned cars. Transfers can be requested by completing this online form. Transfers can also be included as part of your retreat package. Please specify in your agreement.

A : Yes, please see our recommendations here.

A : January – February. Highs of around 30C
March – April. Things start to heat up and can reach a steamy 40C – perfect for sun worshippers.
May – June. The temp starts to dip again, with a few tropical rainstorms thrown in to clear the air.
July – September. Highs of around 35C , with some bouts of rain, usually only lasting a few hours.
October – November. The favourite time of the year for many Samui expats , when the temperatures drop to a balmy 25C with some stunning thunderstorms thrown in for good measure.
December Highs of around 30C with occasional rain to keep the island lush, green and tropical.

Things to do

A : Relax by the pool or at the beach! In addition..

  • Paddleboarding
  • Beach and temple walk
  • Onsite massage therapies
  • Scooter or bike hire
  • Boat and snorkeling trip
  • Waterfall excursion
  • Shopping including night markets

Guest Rooms & Facilities

A : We have 40 rooms total: 20 private rooms suitable for singles or couples, 6 semi private rooms suitable for 2 people sharing with private bedrooms, 12 shared loft rooms suitable for 2 people sharing, and 2 one-bed suites. Please see here for more details.

A : All rooms include the following modern amenities:

  • private balcony
  • air conditioning
  • queen size bed
  • ceiling fan
  • ipod ready alarm clock
  • writing desk
  • refrigerator
  • hot water kettle
  • wifi internet access
  • hair dryer
  • personal locker drawer suitable for laptops and other personal effects
  • 100% natural non bleach cotton sheets and towels

Please note that there are no phones or televisions in our guest rooms except for the One-Bed Suites.

A : Yes, we have a full onsite wellness center with add-on detox programs and massage treatments available for your guests. Please see here for more info. You can add 3 x 60-min Total-Self-Care therapies at a 30% discount to your retreat package.

A : We are family friendly, and children are welcome. We only ask that you help us maintain the serenity of our center, particularly at practice times, in the mornings before 10am and in the evenings. Children age 12 and under can stay free with one paid adult. If you are bringing a child, you must pay for a private room. Children from 13 to 17 pay half, and those 18 and above must pay full adult rate.

A : Yes, usually one of our staff members can babysit in their free time, though we cannot guarantee that they will speak English. We have our dedicated kid’s center to accommodate kid’s needs.

A : No. We are a place of health and wellbeing, therefore a smoke and alcohol-free center.

A : Yes, we have WiFi throughout the property.

A : There is a VAT charge of 7% on items you buy from a shop, as well as on taxis and massages. At Samahita Retreat the VAT and service on your rooms is included in your booking rate. We have a staff tip box at reception for you or and your guests to leave a gratuity if you like. This gesture is usually made when checking out, 250 baht a week is usually appropriate.

A : Yes, we accept Visa and Mastercard at the center for any additional bill items. Retreat payments must be settled in full before arrival.


A : Yes all buffet meals are included in the rates. Additional food and drinks may be purchased from our juice bar.

A : We serve mainly vegetarian food with one fish dish daily. Eggs are available to order and are included in the brunch offering every day. For those that do not take fish or eggs, there is always an alternative protein option available. Milk is available as well as homemade rice milk, soya milk and yoghurt. For more information about our Sattva Dining restaurant please look here.

A : Yes. Every single menu served at our buffet is detailed on the black board just outside the dining hall. On it you will find clearly noted symbols stating whether the dish is vegan / gluten free or contains wheat, dairy or eggs etc. Our chef will make special meals if needed for anyone allergic to certain foods.

A : We have self-service tea and coffee in our Sattva Dining restaurant from 6.45am to 1pm, and herbal tea at dinner time from 6-8pm. Tea and coffee, including bulletproof coffee, can also be ordered throughout the day at our juice bar. This will be added to your room bill.

Ready to Host Your Retreat?

We will help find the best dates and rates for your group