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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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42 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

So many things to love about this resort: close to the airport, free wifi, lovely surrounding, great activities, shuttle transport, great food, excellent staff. From little things like the outlets in the rooms being adaptable to all sorts of plugs, to free and reliable wifi for those rainy days or for those folks who don't hang at the pool (me),... More 

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for sharing the comments of your previous stay at Absolute Sanctuary & Yoga Centre! with other travelers. On behalf of the team, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your two week stay although we were hit by the rain most of the days! At Absolute, we try to maintain and... More 

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133 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

The Morrocon inspired sanctuary exceeded all the expectations I had heading to Ko Samui. From the staff to the spa to the yoga classes and teachers, it was absolutely fantastic!! The staff around the pool, in the kitchen, at the help desk, in the reception were always smiling and looked very happy. They helped us with any issue we had... More 

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your comments with other Travelers via TripAdvisor.com On behalf of the team, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our Yoga Holidays Program including all other services. I will definitely share your review with our team including our Yoga Instructors. I'm sure this will help them keep up a... More 

Brisbane
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

I have stayed here twice first time for ten days and second time for five (I wanted to stay longer but it was booked out). The rooms are basic but adequate . The yoga is wonderful -Jana is a fantastic teacher , the massages are great and the food is delicious. The pool is large and there always seemed to... More 

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your comments posted on TripAdvisor.com We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay including our services from Yoga Classes, treatments and F&B at Love Kitchen. I will definitely share with with the team and I'm sure they will be more than happy to see this. Once again thank you... More 

Shanghai, China
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45 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

I am a returning guest from May 2013, and will definitely be returning again in the future. Not much has changed and glad the wonderful staff like Run, Ja, Keng, Meow, Jana, Marco are still there. I booked room only and bought a yoga week pass instead this time which worked out great, though buying a package would give you... More 

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Jenny, Thank you very much for taking your time posted your previous stay at Absolute Sanctuary & Yoga Centre. On behalf of the team, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your second visit and i believe you could see the changes since your last stay:) I will share your comments to the team especially the old staff mentioned... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

I just finished my 7 days yoga holiday. I had a really good time here. Nice rooms, swimming pool, very friendly and helpfull staff, good welness centre, delicious healthy food @ The love kitchen. The programme also included some fitness activities. Thanks Marco, the aqua fitness was great!!!!

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for taking your time share your recent stay at Absolute Sanctuary & Yoga Center on TripAdvisor.com. We believe this will be really helpful for other traveler who searching a wellness resort on Koh Samui. On behalf of the team, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your BeFit Program including services and other... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I was on a 5 days / 6 nights "be fit" program which was great! The food was excellent and the yoga and personal trainers too. The entire staff was very friendly. The only thing I could say, is, if your program has not started yet- I had it this on my first day when I arrived - you need... More 

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for taking your time writing the review on TripAdvisor.com which i believe this will benefit and is helpful for other traveler who looking for a wellness resort on Koh Samui. On behalf of the team, I'm very delighted to hear that you enjoyed the stay including our BeFit program at Absolute Sanctuary. I... More 

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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed here two times during our stay at Koh Samui. A great resort hidden away from the busy Chaweng where you really can enjoy pure tranquility. The first stay we stayed in the superior room, with beach view - nice room with everything you need. The second stayed we were upgraded to the deluxe room with... More 

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for taking your time writing the review on TripAdvisor. On behalf of the team, I'm very delighted to hear that you enjoyed the stay at Absolute Sanctuary. I really appreciated you shared your experience although you didn't do any wellness program while staying but still got a chance to try our yoga, pilates,... More 

Dubai
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I recently did the 5-day Pilates bootcamp at Absolute Sanctuary. This was 2 reformer classes a day. The classes were great and intense. Best part for me was the instructor, Sari. She gave a lot of attention to the students to ensure that the body alignment was correct. She gave clear instructions which made it easy to follow. Sari is... More 

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Marcia, Thank you very much for taking your time sharing the experience of your previous stay at Absolute Sanctuary Koh Samui. I already shared the comments to the team including Sari who is very happy to hear. All of your constructive comments will be brought up to management team especially our Pilates Bootcamp Program to make it more comprehensive.... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

I went to Absolute Sanctuary for a "de-stress" 9 day stay. Overall it delivered that for me. Lots of pampering and sitting by the pool. The accommodation itself was less than what I was expecting. My room was painted in dark colors which made it feel small and a little depressing - but I guess it gets you out of... More 

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for taking your time posted the comment of your previous stay at Absolute Sanctuary & Yoga Center. On behalf of the team, I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your time and services. I will definitely share with the team and they will be very delighted to hear this. Look forward to welcoming... More 

Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Fabulous programs for detox, fitness or burn out recovery and yoga/pilates.This is a health retreat, not a regular hotel. You come here to work on an exercise/get fit/yoga or pilates program, follow a comprehensive detox program or to recover from burnout by doing a de stress program. The hotel is not by the sea, it is on a mountain side... More 

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Absolute_Sanctuary, General Manager at Absolute Sanctuary, responded to this review

Dear Jo, Thank you very much for taking your time posted the comments on your previous stay at ABS. We are much appreciated that you helped share the experiences to other travelers on TripAdvisor.com We really look forward to welcoming you and Pete back and with the new bar renovation i hope you will find it more relaxing while having... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Absolute Sanctuary is a wellness resort specialising in Detox, Spa and Yoga holiday programs. Lifestyle programs such as Pilates reformer, Core Blast and gym classes are also on offer to ensure you receive a complete and rejuvenating experience for a healthier body and mind. Furnished with Moroccan-inspired decors, Absolute Sanctuary is a tranquil haven of cleansing, recharging and revitalisation. With a wide range of detoxification programs, healing spa therapies, inspiring yoga, pilates reformer and gym classes and a healthy gourmet cuisine restaurant, the Absolute Sanctuary caters to those seeking a journey back to a long-term rebalancing of their bodies and minds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Absolute Sanctuary

Address: 88 Moo 5, Tambol Bophut, Amphur Koh Samui | Suratthani, Surat Thani, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut
Price Range: ₹ 4,446 - ₹ 13,269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Absolute Sanctuary 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Absolute Sanctuary Hotel Bophut
Absolute Sanctuary Ko Samui/Bophut
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“The rooms near the reception area (superior) have better wifi than the deluxe rooms above the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles hardiem75, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had a lovely Standard Room overlooking the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles gwendalee95, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with sea view. There are a few rooms that are suites, and the ones facing sea, chose 2nd floor. I will do that next time!”
 of 5 bubbles NordicGlobeTrotter, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“my second story basic room was fine, tho there were loud machine noises at various times.”
 of 5 bubbles pixie108x, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Fitness yoga quite detox”
 of 5 bubbles Hadeel55, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
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