Soneva Kiri Experiences

Discover the unspoilt landscape of Koh Kood and visit a local fishing village to see how life was before. Dive and in National Parks or take a Thai cooking lesson. Catch a film screening at Cinema Paradiso or explore the universe at our Observatory - there is so much to see and do at Soneva Kiri.

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Mangrove Paddle-Boarding Experience

The Mangrove Paddle-Boarding Experience invites guests to explore the unique aquatic ecosystem of Koh Kood’s mangrove forests and learn about the abundant wildlife and the vital role that mangroves play in protecting the island’s delicate ecosystem. Paddle the shoreline for a chance to see turtles, fish and nesting birds.

Duration: 4-5 hours

Koh Kood by Sea

Get to know Koh Kood by speedboat, feel free to ask the captain to pull into one of the many private bays along the way for snorkelling. Pass through Ao Salad fishing village with traditional stilted overwater houses. For lunch, dine on Thai delicacies at a local restaurant, made with seafood caught that morning.

Open from 09:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 18:00

The Den and Eco Den

Housed in a giant bamboo manta ray suspended in the treetops, The Den is dedicated to learning, excitement, and meaningful experiences for children aged five and up. The Eco Den is for ages one to five years old, with age-specific activities watched by qualified childcare experts and local child carers.

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Traditional Thai Fishing Experience

Learn techniques passed down from one generation of fishermen to the next. This sustainable fishing trip lets guests practice and perfect fishing techniques by the light of the moon and stars, before your catch is prepared in true Thai style on-board the traditional wooden fishing boat. Guests can choose to dine in their villa or on the sands of South Beach.

Garden to Table Experience

Go on a guided tour of the organic gardens with one of Soneva Kiri’s gardeners to see the varieties grown and gain a deeper understanding of Soneva’s waste-to-wealth philosophy. Pick fresh herbs and vegetables along the way, then plant a sapling from the nursery, followed by an optional cooking class. Guests then make their way to the garden table where chef’s will create a lunch from the day’s harvest.

Duration: 4-5 hours, including lunch

Khun Tuk’s Cooking Class

We invite you to master the art of traditional Thai cooking. Join our chef as she sources freshly caught fish in the local fishing village of Ao Salad, before learning how to prepare your first authentic Thai dish. Khun Tuk will guide you through the entire process, from choosing ingredients to the finishing touches.

DIY Workshop at the Den

For younger guests the DIY Workshop at the Den lets their imaginations run wild with learning how to paint to design a t-shirt, decorate a bag or create a photo frame to take home as a souvenir.

Duration: As per your wishes

Seven Days Seven Beaches

Step aboard a wooden fishing boat, which becomes your private beach club at anchor: snorkel, swim ashore to sunbathe, go kayaking or paddle boarding, and enjoy a gourmet lunch, prepared on board. The beaches on include: Klong Chao Beach, Ao Kluai, Koh Rang’s Blue Lagoon, Klong Han Beach, Ao Tapao, Klong Ngamko Beach and Takhian Beach. Choose from a one-day cruise or the full seven- day adventure.

Duration: Everyday from 21:00 - 23:00


Explore the galaxy beyond our universe. Go on an adventure through the night skies, learn about deep space objects with our residents or visiting Astronomers. Gaze up at the constellations that our ancestors used to use for navigation, planting and harvesting, and for storytelling.


Dive in paradise as you experience the highest international standards from our instructors. Choose from either Scuba or Open Water Diving courses. Head to the House Reef, which has suffered no coral bleaching and has diverse coral species, with parts of the reef having 58% live coral cover.

Contact us for more details: [email protected]

Duration: 19:30 - 21:00, 21:30 - 23:00

Cinema Paradiso

Watch films in our outdoor theatre, a jungle-enshrouded auditorium over the lagoon's waters. Nibble on gourmet comfort foods, accompanied by creative cocktails. Public screenings: Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Private screenings (on request): Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Duration: 2-3 hours

Ya Ki Waterfall

Take a 15-minute drive through a local village towards the nearby Yai Ki Waterfall. There you can enjoy a refreshing swim in the natural pool and have your skin exfoliated by the therapeutic Garra Rufa fish. Good on rainy days.

Duration: Guest can choose a time at their convenience between 09:00 - 17:00

Koh Kood Discovery

An authentic discovery of the local way of life. Experience Ao Salad fishing village and lose yourself in the natural beauty of the mangrove forest. Complete your journey at the Klong Chao waterfall and indulge your senses in the cooling freshwater lagoon.
**This experience requires suitable walking shoes and protective clothing

Duration: 2 hours | High Tea: 1 hour

Treepod Dining

Take fine dining to new heights. Comfortably seated in a bamboo pod, we hoist you up into the tropical foliage of Koh Kood’s ancient rainforest. Gaze out across the boulder-covered shoreline dancing with gentle waves, as you savour gourmet delights and wines, delivered via the zip-line acrobatics of your personal waiter.

For Duration and Price: Please consult the Spa Menu

Six Senses Spa

Embark on sensory journeys without leaving the enclave of Soneva Kiri. Treat yourself locally-inspired treatments to the healing therapies of Asia and beyond. Mud massages, Thai herbal baths, silk facials, the warm oils of Ayurveda and a rich selection of wellness rituals await your choosing.

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Snorkel Koh Raet and Koh Rang

Cruise to Koh Rang Yai National Marine Park where unspoilt reefs and brightly coloured marine life live. A gourmet picnic on the beach is followed by stopping at Koh Raet where underwater animal sculptures (a tiger, elephant, cow, horse and dog) have become home for corals and fish alike.

Duration: Guest can choose a time at their convenience between 09:00 - 17:00

Koh Kood Butterfly Quest

An explorative trail through the rainforest, guided by Soneva Kiri’s expert Tropical Ecologist. Marvel in the discovery of a secret waterfall before you get acquainted with the 100 species of exquisite butterflies on the island.
**This experience requires suitable walking shoes and protective clothing

Duration: 2 hours

Mushroom Cave Lunch

Indulge with a private lunch for just four guests in a natural cave surrounded by jungle. Savour a five-course vegetarian Thai or non-vegetarian Western meal, made with more than six varieties of mushrooms grown in Soneva Kiri’s Mushroom Hut. The main dish is prepared live table-side.

Duration: Guest can choose a time at their convenience between 09:00 - 17:00

Koh Rang Snorkelling

Encounter the rich and abundant marine life, such as schools of yellow fusiliers, diamond fish, and chevron barracuda as briefed by your snorkelling guide. This is an incredible opportunity to discover the healthiest coral in the region and see natural underwater beauty of an untouched island.

Duration: 2 hours

North Beach Rainforest Trek

Trek through the island’s dense rainforest, guided by our Tropical Ecologist. Along the way, cool off in waterfalls that cascade over five different levels. **Requires moderate to advanced fitness, includes uphill hiking over slippery boulders. Not suitable for children under 12 years.

Requires closed-toe shoes. Difficulty level: hard

Duration: As per your wishes

Non-Motorised Water Sports

We offer a range of complimentary non-motorised waters sports including, kayaking, paddleboarding, and hobie cats. Private tuition is available at an additional charge on an hourly basis.

Duration: As per your wishes


We offer complimentary access to our fully equipped gym and tennis court. Private tuition is available at an additional charge on an hourly basis.

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