Thailand Accomodation on your Yoga Retreat

Leave your worries and travel journey behind you as you step into a tranquil, inspiring, tropical oasis. With a range of accommodation options nestled within the lush grounds of Vikasa, you’ll feel a world away from the moment you arrive.

Find your perfect retreat room

Comfort and privacy

All rooms at Vikasa are private sanctuaries for you to relax, unwind and soak up the natural beauty of Koh Samui. Rooms have everything you need for a comfortable stay to ensure you feel safe, at home and enjoy a deep sound sleep every night of your stay with us.

Options for all budgets

With a range of different accommodation options, we have something to suit all preferences. From private Yoga Caves with shared bathroom facilities, to beachfront Prana Cabana rooms, opt for modern simplicity or a more spacious hotel vibe.

Location Location

Situated on the picturesque island of Koh Samui, our yoga retreat hugs the dramatic coastline, offering endless views of towering palm trees, unfettered blue ocean, lush green rainforest and views over the iconic islands located here in the Gulf of Thailand.

An Environment Curated for Evolution

Find your perfect slice of privacy amidst our inspiring tropical retreat grounds.

Our yoga retreat in Thailand offers a variety of accommodation options for you to enjoy during your retreat or yoga teacher training. Select from simple, private Yoga Cave rooms with beautiful ocean views and clean and modern shared bathroom facilities. Or enjoy a private Prana Cabana plus room located near our private beach with your own ensuite bathroom and queen bed. Options in between also include Yoga Cave Plus rooms, our Lotus Pad and Lotus Pad plus rooms located near the infinity pool and gardens, and our regular Prana Cabana rooms.

All accommodation options are private unless you request to share a room with your travel companion. All rooms have private ensuite bathrooms except for the Yoga Cave and Yoga Cave plus options.

The retreat space has been curated for evolution and transformation. Tucked away from the main road and with panoramic views of the ocean, infinity pool and tropical gardens, you’ll feel a world away whilst on your yoga retreat journey.

Rooms are cleaned daily by our professional housekeeping team, topping you up with fresh drinking water and a mini bar that includes healthy snacks, kombucha and organic local chocolate- all the essentials for a good yoga practice! Inside each room you’ll find a compendium with all the information you need for during your stay including wifi password (wifi is easily accessible and available in all rooms and all common areas), laundry details, transportation advice, maps of the surrounding areas and some inspiring information about Vikasa the Vikasa lifestyle and philosophy.

All rooms are located within an easy walking distance to the yoga salas, Life Cafe, infinity pool, spa pagodas and the secret beach. If you prefer less stairs, we recommend the yoga cave options which are located just below the Life Cafe. If you’re happy admiring the views along the stair climb, opt for the Prana Cabana or Lotus Pad options. For the most tranquil location, choose the Prana Cabana plus rooms. If you love the pool on your doorstep, the Lotus Pads are the best option.

All rooms have been recently renovated for your comfort. They all include effective air conditioning, hairdryers, a safe for your valuables, and natural Vikasa toiletries including shampoo, conditioner, body and hand soap. There is also a bar fridge and kettle with organic tea. You will feel right at home during your stay and completely safe in our community retreat space. Wake to the sound of morning birds and the sun rising over the horizon. Fall asleep under a blanket of stars ready to greet another new and exciting day.

Yoga Retreat With Accommodation In Thailand

Vikasa Yoga Retreat in Koh Samui offers several types of accommodation ranging from our popular Yoga Caves to full-sized double rooms with large beds, stunning views and private balconies. We are not a one-size-fits-all kind of place. Our rooms are modestly priced because we believe this range of accommodation allows for a wider range of students to experience what we have on offer. We are a relaxed establishment where you can unplug and reconnect to something deeper in a meaningful way. All rooms are private and have everything you need for the perfect stay.

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Eat Like a Yogi

When you book your Vikation, yoga retreat, personal program or yoga teacher training with Vikasa, your room price also includes two healthy delicious meals to fuel your body for optimum performance. Brunch is served between 9.30-11.30am and dinner is served between 6.30-8.30pm each day. These are meals include a wide variety of delicious options for you to choose from.

We believe the way we eat and how we make food matters. An integral part of the Life Café philosophy is awareness of what we put in our bodies and the impact it has on ourselves, each other and the earth.

During your stay at Vikasa your meals will be enjoyed at Vikasa’s healthy restaurant, the Life Café. You’ll eat in a beautiful, community setting where you can choose to socialize with other guests or find a quiet corner with a majestic view across the Gulf of Thailand. Vikasa Life Café serves wholesome, health-conscious buffet meals in self-service style, together with a full a-la-carte menu.

Every dinner meal also includes a main course option. On the buffet there is usually a salad, soup and plant-based protein dish. For dessert we serve fruits or the occasional, ever-popular mango sticky rice, or healthy chocolate mousse. Meals are based upon fresh, local, whole food and are primarily vegan and vegetarian, with some seafood options to choose from. Meals are nutritionally abundant and are balanced, creative and mouth watering- food is always a highlight for our guests. 

Aside from the included set meals, a full menu is available at the cafe from 9am-9pm seven days a week. Choose from our own signature blend of coffee, delicious vibrant smoothies, healthy snacks, vegan burgers and burritos, abundant salads and tasty mains. Don’t miss the dessert fridge with an always-rotating selection of raw vegan cakes, bliss balls and treats to help fuel you between classes!

Read more about the Life Cafe and view the menu here.

Unlimited Yoga Classes

When you join us on a yoga retreat, Vikation or personal program, you have unlimited access to our full yoga class schedule. Classes are suited to all levels and our experienced Vikasa teachers will be your guide to support you on your yoga journey during your stay. Classes are held in the beautiful white prana sala with views looking right out across the Gulf of Thailand. The sun rises directly above the ocean here and morning classes are bathed in the soft golden glow of the rising sun. During the 5pm classes you’ll observe the sky change from blue to pink to dusky purple hues before slipping into savasana and then making your way to the Life Cafe for dinner as day turns to night.

You can view the weekly schedule here.

Every morning is our signature Vikasa Complete yoga class. This is a two hour class that includes meditation, pranayama, yoga kriyas, yoga asana and a long savasana. These classes use our signature Vikasa music to help you stay focused and align your breath with your practice for a deeper, more immersive yoga experience. Practicing with the music, the long asana holds, the focus on breath and the expert instruction from our Vikasa teachers leads you on a transformational journey, quite unlike anything you have experienced before. 

Aside from the Vikasa Complete classes, there are also Flow, Align and Chill classes on the schedule, plus sound, gong and an Ecstatic Dance several evenings. All are included in your stay at Vikasa. 

High quality mats and props are provided for you. All you need to do is arrive and enjoy the experience. 

If you would like to add any private yoga classes to your stay, this can be easily arranged upon arrival. Private classes are a wonderful way to deepen and enrich your practice, allowing you to work one on one with our yoga teachers to meet your unique yoga goals.

Experience Vikasa

During your stay you have unlimited access to all Vikasa facilities. The infinity pool overlooks the stunning ocean and is the perfect place to lounge between yoga classes with a good book or to make new friends with other fellow guests. Sun loungers and towels are provided to allow you to soak up the tropical sunshine before plunging in and cooling off in the inviting water. This is also a favorite location for impromptu sunrise yoga shoots.

You also have access to Vikasa’s ‘secret beach’ which is a private beach located below the white prana sala right near the Prana Cabana village. Take a towel and enjoy lounging on the soft sand under the towering palm trees or take a refreshing splash in the calm ocean waters. This is also where we do beach bonfires if you are part of a Signature Retreat or yoga teacher training program.

The Life Cafe is also the meeting where you can relax anytime with a cold coconut, iced coffee, healthy treat or delicious meal. The bean bag area located on the upper level of the restaurant is a great place to relax and enjoy looking out over the ocean or catching up on some reading or journaling. 

Two evenings a week in the Life Cafe there are free ‘yogi talks’ with our Vikasa team, the first one being ‘meet and greet’ or a chance to connect with other guests. The second is on a different yoga topic every week- come and be inspired, learn something new and enjoy being part of the vibrant Vikasa community. 

Finally, don’t miss out on experiencing our stunning Vita Spa for the ultimate pampering and rejuvenation during your stay. The Vita Spa offers a mix of traditional Thai treatments and holistic therapies to suit all needs. Our experienced team are on hand to lull you into a place of complete bliss and surrender. The spa offers stunning open air pagodas or zen-like air-conditioned spaces for you to enjoy your treatments. 

Read more about Vita Spa and check the Spa Menu here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Vikasa is located in Koh Samui, Thailand. Vikasa is located in the south east of the island, close to Lamai and approximately 20 minutes by taxi from Koh Samui International Airport (USM).

The best way to get to Vikasa is to fly into Koh Samui International Airport (USM).  There are daily flights into Koh Samui from Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and others. Alternatively, the Vikasa team can also arrange your pick up from the airport. Flying is the quickest route, but tourists and yoga enthusiasts can also travel by train and ferry which takes approximately 13.5 hours.

Yoga clothes, tropical climate clothes, and swimwear. Yoga mats and props and towels are all provided. You may want to add an excursion to your program such as a waterfall hike, in which case a pair of sneakers would also be handy.

Koh Samui is a beautiful tropical island located in the Gulf of Thailand.  It is approximately 90 minutes from the mainland via ferry, but is easily accessible via airplane.  It has key infrastructure such as a small international airport, good medical facilities (including hospitals), banking facilities (including ATMs), good wifi coverage and good roads.  It is possible to drive around the entire island in around 90 minutes, and visitors generally either travel via scooter or taxi as walking is difficult.  Vikasa is located between Chaweng Noi and Lamai in a quiet area of the island.  It is possible to walk from Vikasa to nearby beaches, but guests generally stay on the Vikasa premises or rent scooters or taxis for trips to nearby markets and shopping malls. The weather is generally hot year round, with temperatures often around 30 degrees celsius. This breathtaking island provides a perfect environment for practicing yoga due to its remote setting, natural surroundings, beautiful beaches, and untouched seas.

Our wonderful community is a diverse group of people from all over the world. Most Vikation guests are solo travelers and oftentimes, strong friendships are formed as people enjoy their yoga Vikations at Vikasa. Vikations allow you the freedom to enjoy as much solo time as you please, and if you’re craving some like-minded company, it’s easy to socialize with other guests after yoga classes, in the pool or at the beach, and during meal times in the Life Cafe. It’s a great way to travel solo, but still feel the support of a great community around you.

We often have a promotion running for our Vikations. If so, you will find the details in our booking page here.

Anytime is a good time for a Vikation! The weather is generally hot year round, with temperatures often around 30 degrees celsius. March to April can be a little warmer, while September and October can be slightly wetter. However generally the weather is tropical and humid — perfect for a relaxing yoga retreat! December through until March is typically the busiest time of the year so if you wish to join then we do encourage you to book in advance.

As long as you please! We have a 3-night minimum stay requirement, however beyond that is entirely up to you. We suggest that booking your Vikation for at least a week is a good amount of time to really get a feel for the Vikasa lifestyle and enjoy everything on offer. We have guests that love staying longer too when possible. Chances are, once you arrive, you will be reluctant to leave!

No, all rooms are private unless you are traveling with someone you know and request a shared room. You can request a twin share room (two single beds) or double share room (one large queen size bed) All rooms can be shared except for Yoga Cave and Yoga Cave plus rooms.

Yes, all rooms are air conditioned for your comfort.

Yes, wifi is available in all rooms and common areas of the retreat.

The free room and meal promotion is available for the first 10 sign ups to each training date. Check the YTT pages to see if there are any available places. The free rooms are designated closer to the training date when we can see what room options are available. Generally, they are private single rooms with shared bathrooms.

Vikasa is an adults-only and pet-free venue, simply to maintain the tranquil environment of the yoga retreat experience. Next door to Vikasa is a hotel called Merit. This is a child-friendly and pet-friendly hotel and if you are joining us on a yoga teacher training you are welcome to stay here instead. We can help you to organize this stay.

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