Top News Montara Hospitality reveals details of Thai wellness project By TTG Asia / Posted on 3 December, 2020 13:00 Set to open in 2022, Montara Hospitality Group’s newest development, Tri Vananda, will reveal a holistic health and wellness residential community and resort on the southern Thai island of Phuket. Backed by an investment of over 6.6 billion baht (US$220 million), Tri Vananda will comprise three main zones spread across 93ha of land: the wellness residential community, the wellness resort, and a wetland nature reserve. The development will offer 263 residential villas, a wellness resort, and a medical and wellness centre specialising in integrative and functional medicine and cognitive well-being. A bird’s-eye view of Tri Vananda, which will be built across 80ha of land in Phuket, Thailand Fully furnished and equipped residential villas, ranging from one- to four-bedroom configurations, start from 360-660m² plots of land. Functional and integrative health take centerstage at Tri Vananda’s medical centre which will feature consultation rooms, physiotherapy and TCM treatment rooms, a cognitive health centre, and facilities for health diagnostics aimed at treating residents and guests with tailored programmes. These medical facilities will be complemented by experiential offerings including a tea lounge, fragrance courtyard, and apothecary. A mindfulness centre on the lake will have an indoor hall and outdoor areas for meditation. Also situated on the lake is a spa with separate-sex thermal rooms, relaxation areas, and private spa suites. A fitness centre will house a 50m swimming pool, sauna, juice bar, and lake pier for recreational water sports. Among Tri Vananda’s most significant areas are the enso-shaped reception, mindfulness zone, community house, and the botanical garden. Encircled by a sand dune, the community house will have a bar and lounge, gym, swimming pool, community garden, outdoor playground, and function areas, as well as club areas designed for teen and pre-teen members of the community. To cater to multiple generations of families, a dedicated club will foster a wellness-led lifestyle for the younger set. The wetland nature reserve will feature a variety of tropical plant species, lily ponds, pedestrian trails, bike routes, and more, encouraging families to learn about the local flora and ecosystem. Tri Vananda’s signature restaurant concept will source ingredients locally through the development’s own organic farm, which will supply produce and herbs to the resort’s kitchen, spa, and wellness facilities. The restaurant will also cater to guests on specific nutrition programmes.