Ready to relax? Find your Zen at one of Bangkok’s best spas and wellness centres.
Many people visit beautiful Bangkok to relax on sunny white beaches, swim in azure seas, stroll through emerald forests and admire serene sacred sites. The fact that the city is also full of top-class spas and wellness centres is a bonus. We’ve sought out Bangkok’s best spas and wellness centres, so you can sit back, relax and let your worries drift away while visiting Thailand’s city of angels.
What to expect at Bangkok’s Best Spas & Wellness Centres
There’s a reason Thai massage is one of the most popular massage treatments in the world – it’s effective, long-lasting and it just feels so good. You can expect Thai massage and many other massage types, ancient and modern wellness rituals, and beauty treatments to be offered in most Bangkok spas and wellness centres. Fitness centres and courses are also usually offered. You don’t need to be a guest at the hotels in which these spas are located, but if you are, you will be entitled to bonus perks and often free treatments.
Sindhorn Wellness – Sindhorn Kempinski
The gorgeous Sindhorn Kempinski is home to Sindhorn Wellness – a serene spa that’s fit for royalty. The hotel is a gilded, fern-draped oasis and the spa is equally serene. Two whole floors are dedicated to the spa and fitness centre, giving you everything you need for a holistic wellness experience.
The fitness centre is decked out with high-tech equipment, including bungee fly, a VR cycle room, HIIT and boxing studio, pilates and yoga spaces and a gorgeous Tai Chi, meditation and yoga garden. There’s also a huge infinity pool. You can participate in personal training programs or just go at your own pace.
Upon arrival, you’ll consult with a personal wellness consultant who will help you choose the options that are best for you. Experiences like the hammam and rasul ceremonies, thermal and hydrotherapy treatments, compression therapy, vichy shower, dry float tub and the floatation pool will have you walking on sunshine for days. There’s also a comprehensive menu of detox, slimming, anti-ageing and skin-refining treatments that will keep you looking your best.
Clinique La Prairie – St Regis Bangkok
The beautifully-appointed Clinique La Prairie spa at St Regis Bangkok (formerly Elemis Spa) is one of Bangkok’s most celebrated spas. It’s a cutting-edge rejuvenation clinic that uses non-invasive technologies to have you looking and feeling your best. They offer a menu of lavish treatments and rituals in a bright, airy and ultra-comfortable clinic.
This very popular spa has a plethora of holistic and preventative treatments that you can choose from after a personalised consultation. Try Thai massage, hammam, abhyanga, detox massage, twilight rasul and twelve other wonderful options. You can also have a cellular face and body treatment, LPG treatment, laser and injectables, and multiple other medical or technologically based therapies. Nutrition consultations can be bolstered with vitamin IV treatments and oligoscans for optimum health. The spa’s amazing range of longevity packs are perfect for those looking for fast, noticeable results. The rain showers, herbal steam rooms, hot/cold plunge pools and relaxation pods will lull you into a blissful reverie.
The hotel also features a glass-walled fitness room (for hotel guests only) that offers a suite of high-tech fitness machines, strength training, TRX, kinesis, gym balls and more. You can learn from a personal trainer, take a dip in the pool or relax in the whirlpool hot tub.
The Oriental Spa – Mandarin Oriental Bangkok
The riverside Oriental Spa at the historical Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is beautifully-decorated with lily ponds, potted frangipanis and orchids, draping ferns, warm timbers and traditional art. You’ll feel like Thai royalty pampered by your entourage in this palatial setting. This award-winning spa features the only Bastien Gonzalez Cure Studio in Thailand, so it’s an easy choice if you love perfectly manicured nails.
Your blissful wellness journey will begin with a personalised consultation. From there, you can choose from over 30 modern and ancient massage and body ritual treatments, as well as facial and beauty treatments, body scrubs, endermologie, cannabis pain treatments and so much more. The 2.5-hour traditional ceremonies – such as the Spirit of Isaan and Lanna ceremonies – are a highlight of this spa and will make you feel like you’re floating on clouds.
The fitness centre is equally impressive with a contemporary gym, jacuzzi and steam rooms, a multi-sports court and even a 220-metre jogging track. Learn Muay Thai, yoga, pilates and more, or utilise personal trainers to target specific problems. Cool off in one of the pools or with some guided meditation.
The Peninsula Spa – The Peninsula Bangkok
The sublime Peninsula Spa at the Peninsula Bangkok is small but luxurious, with a classy, opulent vibe. Located riverside in a beautiful Thai colonial-style building, this spa combines Ayurvedic, Oriental and European philosophies to provide a bespoke and holistic wellness journey.
There are over 15 massage and body wrap experiences you can experience, all of which will leave you feeling tranquil and joyful. The anti-ageing, slimming, detox and body-contouring treatments are sublime, while the facials, manicure and pedicure treatments will allow you to express your beautiful self. The spa’s signature and wellness journey treatments are very popular and delightful.
Guests can maintain their fitness at the fitness centre, which features multiple modern machines with personal TV screens, as well as weight and strength training equipment. There’s also a tennis court, yoga and meditation classes, as well as a stunning riverside pool.
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