Amatara Resort & Wellness has launched the world’s first luxury Thai Hammam at Amatara Phuket. Blending together traditional Turkish and Moroccan bathing practices with the wisdom and gentleness of authentic Thai spa healing arts, the treatment combines the sensations of pampering, soaking, exfoliating, cleansing, contrasting temperatures, deep massage and calming rejuvenation.
Brice Borin, General Manager of Amatara Resort & Wellness, explains, “Amatara’s regional destination spa is renowned for its world-class treatments, ocean vistas and signature therapies. The Amatara Thai Hammam Experience is our new flagship spa treatment that combines Hammam traditional bathing principles and soaking techniques with the best of Thai wellness philosophies, massage and aromatherapy. This is the first facility of its kind in the world, and we are delighted to be able to offer this to our customers in Thailand for the very first time.”
The Thai Hammam Experience at Amatara starts with a traditional sauna followed by a waterfall or jet blast rinse to cool down the body temperature. Then the guest will be escorted into the Hammam room to have an intensive hair treatment applied on along with the scalp massage before going into the Thai herbal steam room to soften skin and relax muscles. Once the skin is softened, the guest indulges in a full body massage and exfoliation atop an internally warmed stone bed. The Thai hammam massage is a luxurious combination of 100% organic natural products and therapeutic massage with a strong Thai influence.
The next step in the journey is a deeply soothing, healing and detoxifying thermal mud bath. The body is completely covered with therapeutic mud, while the guest relaxes on an internally heated stone bench. The pores of the skin are open from the heat of the mud room and the previous stages of the Hammam process, and the dead skin removed, allowing the minerals of the mud to be absorbed into the body via the skin. This is not only wonderfully detoxifying and soothing for the skin, it helps to reduce inflammation in the body, thus reducing aches, pains and muscular stiffness. After several minutes, a gentle steam infuses the mud room, softening the mud in order to be easily rinsed off.
After rinsing, guests take rest in a soothing Himalayan Salt cave relaxation zone. Negative ions released into the air of the salt room are akin to those of the fresh ocean air, and the salt elements are particularly beneficial for the respiratory system. The Thai Hammam Experience ends with Amatara’s Signature Massage for ultimate relaxation.
For the hammam itself, Amatara has created an exquisite architectural design to deliver its Thai Hammam programs, a mix of traditional Turkish and Moroccan influences with modern Asian style and luxurious elegance. The Thai elements of the Hammam is built around gentleness and a sense of wisdom referred to in the cascading mosaics, modern, clean geometry, and gold-coloured Turkish fittings and accompaniments.
The Thai Hammam Experience is so memorable and invigorating that it is now included with any wellness package stay at Amatara Resort & Wellness. The program launches officially from March 2016.
Amatara is pleased and proud to introduce you a special opening package to experience the world’s first Thai Hammam with treatment duration 150 minutes, including the following;
Amatarum Thai Hammam Opening Package – 5,900 baht ++ (original price 8,300++)
- Aromatic Thai Herbal steam
- Deep conditioning organic hair and scalp conditioning treatment
- 100% Natural Moroccan Black Soap massage and skin softening
- Deep skin exfoliation with authentic Hammam Kessa glove
- Therapeutic thermal mud treatment with Ghassoul and 7 herb clay from Morocco or High mineral therapeutic Hungarian Moor mud
- Himalayan salt cave therapy and relaxation
- Signature of Amatara massage
- Post-treatment Snacks and herbal tea
This opening special also includes:
- Your Kessa glove as a gift to take home
- 15% discount on F&B services (excluding wine)
- Post treatment snack and refreshments
- Complimentary access to the swimming pool
- Complimentary use of the kids club (child minding service)
Advance reservation is highly recommended. Please reserve your treatment through Amatara: a Destination Spa directly by calling (+66 762 00808 or extension 7701) or by email [email protected]