Absolute Sanctuary is Thailand’s leading Yoga teacher training & retreat center. Opened in April 2008, ABSOLUTE SANCTUARY boasts a world class yoga center with 2 studios, a group pilates reformer studio and complimentary facilities to provide for the perfect retreat setting. Since opening, it has hosted numerous month long teacher trainings and retreats conducted by yoga teachers across the globe including well-known gurus such as Desiree Rumbaugh, Briony & Dice, Paul Grilley & Amy Ippoliti. Situated atop a hill overlooking the sea in Cheong Mon, Koh Samui, ABSOLUTE SANCTUARY is also known as Asia’s leading Fitness Wellness Resort specializing in Detox, Fitness, Healthy Lifestyle, Weight Management, Yoga, Pilates bootcamp programs and more. ABSOLUTE SANCTUARY is part of THE ABSOLUTE , the only wellness company offering a fully integrated health, wellness and fitness concept in Asia. With close to 20 years’ experience running successful studios in Asia under it’s ABSOLUTE YOU brand, the pioneer group are not only specialists in Yoga, Pilates, rhythm cycling and functional training, but are also a training academy that turns out industry-leading instructors across the globe. With our experience in the yoga business through ABSOLUTE YOU and teaching over 100,000 students, we understand the needs of both teachers and students for their retreats, teacher training or workshops. ABSOLUTE SANCTUARY is at the forefront in Asia for hosting such events and to link avid students with world renowned teachers to learn from and interact with each other.
The yoga center consists of 1 fully equipped yoga studio & 1 newly built outdoor Yoga Shala tailor-made for yoga events. Our Jungle Studio is approximately 144 m2 with a 50 mat capacity, features a custom heating & ventilation system, floor to ceiling windows, air conditioning, a projector screen, DVD player and sound system. Our Sun Shala is approximately 100 m2 with a 21 mat capacity, featuring breathtaking views of the sea and surrounded by nature, perfect for sunrise classes and sunset meditation. Mats, blocks, straps, meditation mats & towels are available.
The easiest way to get to Koh Samui is by plane. Absolute Sanctuary is located just 10-15 minutes from Koh Samui International Airport. Bangkok airways and Thai Airways fly daily almost hourly from Bangkok, with a flight time of 1 hour. There are also international flights daily from Singapore, Hong Kong, and Kuala Lumpur, as well as domestic flights from provinces such as Phuket & Chiang Mai.