Kamalaya Koh Samui Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa Resort

New Awards for Kamalaya’s Co-Founders

October 2018
Recent events have provided double cause for celebration at Kamalaya after both our founders were awarded for their individual contributions to the global wellness community. Firstly, ‘American Spa’ awarded Karina Stewart 'Owner & Operator of the Year' at the magazine's Women in Wellness Awards 2018. We are also delighted to share that John Stewart received the Debra Simon Award for 'Leader in Furthering Mental Awareness’ at the 2018 Global Wellness Summit in Cesena, Italy.

Global Wellness Day 2017 at Kamalaya

This year's activities included morning aqua aerobics and yoga classes, a workshop on mood enhancing food with a Kamalaya Naturopath and drop-in treatment sessions with a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner. Trainers of Kamalaya's own Lotus Academy will teach ancient Thai self healing techniques “Reusi Dat Ton” or “The Hermit's Stretch”. A talk on “Finding Happiness in a Digital World” was hosted by one of Kamalaya's Meditation & Life Enhancement Mentors.

World Spa & Wellness Awards: “Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year”

February 2017
At the prestigious World Spa & Wellness Awards held in London on 26th February, Kamalaya was named “Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year”. As one of the leading honours in the wellness industry the World Spa & Wellness Awards acknowledge the global excellence of care, service and quality with the aim to both inspire spas and to develop global standards.
Assessed by an independent jury of experienced industry professionals Kamalaya was shortlisted alongside five highly reputed properties from across the world. This is the third time Kamalaya has been recognised in the awards, having won “Destination Spa of the Year - Asia & Australasia” in 2012 and 2014.

Join Our Community

July 2015
To Celebrate our 10 Year Anniversary we are launching our Kamalaya Community Website. We invite you to visit where you will be able to share thoughts, testimonials, photographs, videos and your Kamalaya memories with us and the Kamalaya family. Simply add #Kamalaya to your own posts in social media or send us an email to community(at) and we will do the rest. We will have a great selection videos, a calendar of upcoming retreats, events and visiting practitioners. You shall also find health tips, recipes and practical lifestyle advice.