If you would like to have a pampering experience while being on vacation, then you should make sure that you get to a Thai spa. Massage and other kinds of therapies are an important part of the Thai culture and they are taken very seriously here. So which places should you check out?
1. JW Marriott, Phuket
This is the newest resort of the island. The resort is quite close to the Sirinath Marine National Park. Because of this, the resort has been built so that its lights cannot be seen from the beach and in this manner, it won’t confuse the female turtles that are laying their eggs on the beach. There are ten treatment suits with indoor and outdoor space. The most important treatments that you will find here include healing hot stones massage and Thai massage.
2. Chiva-Som International, HuaHin
The name of the resort means ‘Heaven of Life’ and this is the only spa of this kind in the southeastern part of Asia. Officially, it is a medical clinic which offers holistic and medical treatments. These include Ayurvedic therapies, acupuncture, Pilates and Tai chi. In the price are included three meals per day and a daily massage. Upon their arrival, every client will receive wellness consultation.
3. Amanpuri, Phuket
This resort consists of only 40 guest pavilions and there is also the spa made of six treatment pavilions that can only be used by the guests of the resort. During the season, the guests can consult with the staff to receive the treatments that are the most suitable for them. The treatments include reiki and shiatsu. There is also the steam room and we have to mention the cuisine of the resort.
4. Banyan Tree, Phuket
There are 13 spa pool villas, and according to the owners, the guests who go in don’t want to come out. These pavilions come with king size beds and pavilions with glass walls, private spa pavilions with a beautiful lagoon, saunas, steam rooms, sunken baths, Jacuzzis, and lap pools. These are surrounded by plants like jasmine, palm trees, lily ponds, frangipani and orchids. The treatments that you could receive include footbath, cucumber rub, Thai massage and bath in a bathtub filled with flowers. There are five restaurants, and one of them offers spa cuisine.
5. Oriental Spa, Bangkok
This is a luxurious spa located in a building that is over 100 years old that is surrounded by tropical gardens. There are four suits and ten treatment rooms. The treatment rooms come with glass walls and so you can enjoy the full view of the orchid gardens. The most well known treatment is considered to be the Thai body wrap and the jet leg massage. Here you will find spa cuisine and some of the dishes can also be found at the hotel restaurants.
As you can see, there are a lot of places that you may want to take into consideration, but keep in mind that the resorts that have been mentioned are quite expensive, so you must have a big budget.