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Guide to Bangkok’s Best Spas

In Bangkok you are never far from a calming, beautiful spa retreat. You need no excuse for a massage or a spa treatment in Bangkok as the city is one of the best places in the world for pampering and relaxation. According to Thai tradition, massage, herbal remedies, and spa treatments should be part of a regular health and beauty regime and not saved for a special occasion. In Bangkok you can choose from a basic, cheap massage or a full-service pampering session. Pick a small, local place or a luxury hotel. If you’re after relaxation and beautification, here are a few of the best Bangkok spas. After a treatment or two you’ll be completely equipped to take on the craziness of Bangkok’s streets.

Image via Dennis Wong / Flickr

Image via Dennis Wong / Flickr

Spa Botanica

Spa Botanica is in the Sukothai Hotel, itself an oasis of peace in the hectic center of Bangkok. Spa Botanica has lush, welcoming grounds and a full range of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments on offer.

Spa 1930

A trendy, stylish place for when you want a sophisticated spa experience without any of the corny New Age spa touches that other places provide.

Hapa Spa Bangkok

Treatments from the East and West are on offer at this classy spa that offers all the luxury you need at a good price.

The Eugenia Spa

The Eugenia Spa at the Eugenia Hotel is a welcome addition to the Bangkok spa scene and offers a beautiful space in the setting of a desirable boutique hotel. The Eugenia Spa is one of the best-known and popular in Bangkok so it is well worth a visit if you are looking for good quality treatments in a stylish setting.

So Thai Spa Bangkok

This lovely-looking townhouse is located off the Sukhumvit Road and contains a day spa that is reputedly one of the best in Bangkok. Come here for a good choice of treatments – you’ll find what you are looking for whether you choose a facial, body scrub, massage, or herbal bath treatment.

Sofitel Spa

The Sofitel So Hotel is the setting for this spa, set on the 11th floor of the resort. Naturally decorated treatment rooms and luxurious amenities set this spa apart from the rest and you are sure to have a relaxing time in this environment.

I.Sawan Residential Spa & Club Bangkok

Located in the tropical gardens of the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, this award-winning spa is a peaceful and stylish retreat from the demands of Bangkok daily life. The spa covers 7,000 square meters of space so you’ll feel anonymous enough to simply drift away into your own world.

Spa Athenée

This stylish and popular spa on Wireless Road offers a range of signature treatments including therapies that remedy health complaints based on blood type and body type.

Ananda Spa Bangkok

The two-storey Ananda Spa is in the Sukhumvit area of Bangkok and specializes in hot stone massage, couples treatments, and luxury spa products.

Oriental Spa

If you want the best in spa treatments in a truly excellent setting, try the Oriental Spa – the gold standard for Asian spa treatments in Bangkok and worth the money.

Spa Intercontinental

Visit the Spa Intercontinental for a wide range of treatments ranging from the modern to the traditional Asian specialties including Northern Thailand massage and herbal preparations from the hills.

Health Land

If you simply want a good quality, rejuvenating massage and you don’t want to spend time in a hotel, this chain of massage centers offers good-value, clean, and relaxing massages in a calming setting.

CHI – The Spa, Shangri-La

Based at the Shangri-La Hotel in Bangkok, the CHI spa is the epitome of luxury. This huge spa is designed with inspiration from traditional Buddhist temples and it is the place to come for a dose of tranquility and some excellent-quality spa treatments.

Image via David McKelvey / Flickr

Image via David McKelvey / Flickr

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