Six Senses plans destination spa

Six Senses Spas has teamed with Thai property developer- Erawan Group, to create the premier destination spa of the 21st century.It is to be located on the island of Naka Yai - a 10-minutes by boat from Ao Po Pier on the north side of Phuket. Named Six Senses Erawan - A Destination Spa at Phuket, the development will offer world-class innovative experiences that combine the island’s pristine natural beauty with cutting-edge holistic and contemporary treatments. Multi-day programmes, created under the executive direction of destination spa veteran - Ana Maria Da Costa Tavares, former general manager of Chiva Som for more than six years, will transform guest’s lifestyles through complete immersion into healthy and mindful living.

Six Senses Erawan will feature four unique spa concepts under one roof, focusing on Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, and Thai inspired treatments. The spa layout, which covers 3,000 square meters, or 280,000 square feet, has been guided by feng shui and the four life elements of fire, water, air, and earth. These concepts will influence a vast range of authentic experiences whilst reflecting ancient tradition. Chinese treatments include Jin Shin Jyutsu, Chi Neit Tsang, and traditional medicine.

The Indian Pavilion is to offer colonic therapy, energy healing, and other Ayurvedic treatments, and will incorporate refreshing herbal steam rooms. A Thai Massage School provides guests the opportunity to learn the traditional art of this world renowned therapy. The Indonesian section will feature outdoor water therapy treatments amidst waterfalls, outdoor showers and bath tubs. It also features a watsu pool in an outdoor jungle setting - for individuals and couples. Guests will be encouraged to wear comfortable Six Senses-designed clothing during their stay to foster a relaxed environment.
Preventive wellness will be a fundamental component of the spa, and will help in uniquely tailoring the experience for each guest. An in-depth selection of diagnostic tools will be offered, such as iridology and which will provide invaluable insight into the health of each guest and ensure that they leave Naka enriched for life.
Six Senses Erawan will be a fitness haven featuring world-class services and facilities, and featuring innovative concepts in a unique half moon shaped facility, with individual glass exercise rooms overlooking the pool area and the ocean. The fitness program will be a ground-breaking experience unmatched by any destination spa in the world. It will embraces the positive lifestyle enhancements provided by fitness activity and thereby offer a diverse and innovative menu of programs such as kinesis training, postural enhancement, oxygen fitness therapy, physiotherapy, and a nature jogging trail.
Supporting the spa, Six Senses Erawan will offer a total of 68 Pool Villas and Pool Villa Suites, each with an overall personal space footprint of more than 450 square meters, or 4845 square feet, located on pristine white-sand beachfront and on the island’s gently sloping hillside.

The prestigious Owners Pool Villa spans a site area of over 2,000 square meters, or around 215,300 square feet. This special villa is located on the tip of the peninsula, with a 270-degree ocean view. Every villa will offer breathtaking ocean views towards Phang Nga Bay with its’ limestone crags rising from the sea - and can be enjoyed from the comfort of bed and private sala. Each villa will have a private sauna and oversized bathroom areas, as well as an outside garden area with jungle toilet and rain showers.

A cluster of six villas will be ideal for special retreats or groups seeking their own private compound. This cluster will have shared common areas that come together in creating the feeling of a private community. Six Senses Erawan will also offer a conference room that serves as a dedicated facility to educate guests toward proactive lifestyle modification for life quality improvement. The educational programme is to include distinguished speakers on holistic health and wellness.


Guests will enjoy the freshest and healthiest meals at Six Senses Erawan. The spa cuisine will combine local seafood with organically grown produce - much from the island’s own gardens - and incorporating traditional herbs and spices to reflect the Asian locale.

The interactive earth kitchen fosters a relaxed experience where guests can mingle with chefs. Seating caters to every mood, from table and chair, to daybed, kantokey tray or the dining platform set beneath a spreading banyan tree. At the tip of the island’s peninsula, guests will discover a fine dining raw food restaurant with views over Phang Nga Bay.