A Thai boutique resort that offers cannabis-linked wellness
treatments could be the first of many across Asia and the rest of the
The Beach Samui on Koh Samui has opened The Herbalist, claimed to be the first in-hotel herbal dispensary in Southeast Asia.
The Koh Samui retreat will offer guests natural plant-based remedies,
delivered by registered practitioners who are specialists in Thai
traditional and alternative medicine.
Treatments use all-natural premium cannabis-infused medicine with
plant-based, cannabis ingredients sourced from premium suppliers.
The Beach Samui offers 21 suites designed by the team behind the Rosewood Amsterdam and the Peninsula London.
T-Basa, a cannabis industry leader in Thailand, is joining forces
with The Beach Samui to spearhead licensing and cannabis cultivation.
The founders of The Herbalist at The Beach Samui plan to expand
plant-based destination resorts throughout worldwide under the SABAI
SABAI Wellness Resorts umbrella brand.
They are looking for investors and strategic partners and will be launching a digital membership platform in 2023.
Charlotte Rose Melsom, founding partner of The Beach Samui & COO
of SABAI SABAI, says: "Thailand has a long history of medicinal herb use
and is once again celebrating their importance in everyday life.
“It has become our purpose to create a place where those wishing to
discover the well-being benefits of medicinal herbs and cannabinoids can
do so in a safe, monitored and elevated journey of outstanding
hospitality, ultimate comfort, authentic experience and fundamental