“ My husband has been living at Vivo bene for 1 year and a half . We are from the UK, he was diagnosed with Alsheimer a few years ago. My family and I have found the values of treating patients with great care and respect, it is quite unique as it envelopes not only, only the patient but the family also, which is so important. “
Vivo bene Village is located 18 km from the city, surrounded by country lanes and rice paddies. Most guests are nature lovers who seek rest in beautiful surroundings.
- Rest for relaxation or meditation.
- Rest to banish accumulated stress.
- Rest to get well after illness, or burnout.
- Rest to write their first book!
Rest can be combined with professional care – medically qualified therapists are permanent members of staff. Options range from simple help such as help getting dressed, up to 24 hour care.
All areas are disability-friendly, including the pool. Holistic therapies encompass yoga, meditation, massage, stress reduction weight reduction and exercise programmes. Affordable long-stay rates offer excellent value.
A free shuttle bus takes guests into Chiang Mai centre for shopping or sightseeing. Most are thankful to return to the total tranquillity.
Accommodation is contained in six Pavilions with a choice of superior rooms, junior suites or apartments. Each Pavilion has a fully equipped self-service kitchen and Espresso bar and a spacious lounge area. Vivo bene also features eight luxury villas.
Many guests book for a few days, but stay longer. Vivo bene specialises in longstays, and won five stars in the Department of Thai Tourism’s “longstay” category. There is a special ambiance here.
Facilities include a swimming pool, lake, sala, shop, bakery, fitness room, pétanque, meeting room, hairdresser and beauty salon. The ‘Rössli’ restaurant serves Western, Asian and vegetarian dishes. A large organic garden provides the chef with pesticide-free vegetables. Excursions to local places of interest are easily arranged, together with longer trips to the “Golden Triangle” and beyond.
The surrounding countryside offers rich interest and enjoyment, with national parks, lakes, mountains & valleys, waterfalls, lakes, artisans and workshops to explore. Play golf at the Highlands Club, bike along country lanes, or just relax – totally.
Vivo bene is a sanctuary unlike any other. Swiss-owned and managed, it combines the facilities of a top resort with professional services devoted to health, well-being, rest and recreation. Whether you seek a peaceful holiday in lovely countryside, a retreat to rest and recover strength, to lose weight, or a place where guests with any disability can find caring assistance, it is here.
Care – Qualified Nurses & Therapists
Care can range from simple help such as getting dressed, up to round-the-clock supervision and assistance. Care is provided by medically qualified nursing staff, occupational therapists and nurse aides. The cost depends on the the type of care needed. For more information, please see our packages page.
To provide care, all aspects of a guest’s history are considered. When necessary or appropriate, we consult family or friends. Using this knowledge, care levels are planned and adjusted as needed to ensure the maximum comfort and well-being.
Use our online booking system to reserve a memorable holiday, a long-stay package, or enquire about care or other options.
All Longstay packages include free laundry, half board, a 20% discount on extras including alcoholic beverages, and more.
All Vivo bene packages can be combined with activities dedicated to good health. Every morning, guests are welcome to join gentle exercises and simple meditation suitable for all ages.
Care services are provided by medically trained professionals and therapists. The cost depends on the type of care required. As a guide, basic care for one hour every day will cost THB 9,000 per month.
- C D, 70 Jährig, Ehefrau des Alzheimer erkrankten ND
We visited Vivo bene Village during our tour of Northern Thailand with Lanna Long-Stay. We were impressed by the tranquil beauty of this MedResort, Health and Wellness Retreat. For a relaxing getaway in a first class resort, with on site fine dining restaurant serving international and Asian cuisines and attractive health and wellness options we recommend Vivo bene Village.Alan & Rosalind