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Thai Massage

Koh Samui Health | Samui island activities and things to do

Samui Island is a holiday destination that provides you with lots of adventure and activity to keep you occupied during your visit here. In fact, you can hardly get enough of Samui Island with the diving, nightlife, temples and other activities in Samui Island. With all these activities, you will have to give your body some rest once in a while.

Get invigorated after a Thai massage on Samui Island

This rest could be in the form of sun bathing, sleeping, lazing and if you are ready for it, you could also go for an invigorating Thai massage. You can find many Thai massage parlors around Samui Island. These parlors consist of a clean, air conditioned room of experienced masseurs.

If you are too tired to go to a massage parlor for a Thai massage in Samui Island, you can also request for a masseur to come to visit you and give you a Thai massage wherever you may be in Samui Island.

You are offered Thai massages on the beaches of Samui Island

In fact, when on one of the many beaches of Samui Island, you just have to wait for some time on the beach before some massage lady walks past you to offer her Thai massage services to you.

The Thai massage of Samui Island is something that has been around for a long time, and is effective in therapeutic healing. This is something that has been practiced for centuries; and is still practiced today. in fact, the roots of Thai massage of Samui Island have its roots in India where the rounder of the practice was Jivaka Komarabhacca. He was a doctor friend and contemporary of Buddha about 2,500 years ago.

Thai massages have been in Samui Island since generations

The Thai massage you find in Samui Island today is something that has been handed down orally from one generation to the other since its inception. It has been passed down from teacher to student and parent to child over the centuries because most of the ancient medical texts of Samui Island were destroyed in 1776 with the destruction of Ayutthaya by the Burmese.

Thai massage of Samui Island is not only effective in relaxing you; it is also effective in the treatment of specific conditions and diseases. This form of Thai massage is practiced only by skilled people where years of study and knowledge of the language is required to master the art of Thai massage.

Last Updated: 05 Mar 2008