Health Resorts and Spas in Bangkok
As one of the premiere tourist destinations in South East Asia, Bangkok is host to multitudes of places that provide much needed rest and relaxation to tourists, particularly through R&R oriented establishments such as Health Resorts and Spas. Here are some of the places you should check out if you plan on hitting Bangkok in the future:
Refresh 24 Spa and Massage
Located near the Emporium Shopping Complex, situated exactly on Sukhumvit Road Soi 24, Refresh 24 Spa and Massage provides everything a person will need when it comes to rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation – from massages, to body wraps, to body scrubs, bath therapies, and even traditional Thai herbal steam baths and facials.
Formerly named Centara Spa, Spa Cenvaree is an international chain of health spas that have multiple branches, including 4 within Bangkok. Spa Cenvaree also has branches in China, Sri Lanka, and India. Spa Cenvaree may be a little bit expensive compared to other health spas, since it targets the upper class segment.
Chan Spa offers day spa services that consist of various effective means of detoxification and relaxation, incorporating traditional herbal and aroma massages, body scrubs, foot reflexology, and various facial treatments. Chan Spa has 2 locations in the Pinklao area, with the bigger one smack dab at Central Plaza.
Branded as the definitive Thai Wellness Center, Potalai uses traditional Thai healing with certain touch of modern treatments. The perfect blend of tradition and modern medicine is apparent in their sleek, open lobby that is accentuated by gardens and scenic water fountains.
Squeeze Me Spa
Located in Soi PiPat, Silom Road, the comically named Squeeze Me Spa is a well-rounded health centre that offers all the basic needs such as massages, pedicure, manicure, and sauna. Squeeze Me Spa’s staff are all fluent English speakers so it may be a good starting point for foreigners who don’t know how to speak to Thais or feel awkward talking to non-native English speakers.
Sense and Spirit Spa
Bangkok’s Sense and Spirit Spa offers massages, full body treatments, and facials. Their main branch is located at the Emporium suites, but a new branch has recently been opened at the 2nd floor of Central Chitlom.
Pranali Wellness boasts of their ability to provide the perfect blend of ancient healing techniques from the East and the latest in high tech medical equipments from the West, giving them the chance to treat a wide variety of ailments in both the body, spirit, and mind. Their branches are located at the Shinawatra tower and Siam Paragon.
If you’re a little short on time, you can check out Spa Ten’s mini day spa escapades. They offer body exfoliations, facials and various types of massages.
S Medical Spa
Located at the Bhakdi Building off Wireless Road, Bangkok, S Medical Spa provides various holistic treatments and purification programs intended to cleanse and rejuvenate the body and the mind.