Bangkok is a thriving tourist destination for many reasons; one of the top among these being its holistic and rejuvenating spas and massage experiences. If you are visiting this wild, loud and totally chaotic city in Thailand, be sure to visit one of our top recommended places for the traditional Thai Massage for a little change of pace.
Asia Herb Association
One of the highly recommended spa experiences in Thailand, a spa session at Asia Herb Association is sure to leave you rejuvenated. Conducted by qualified professionals that have years of practise, the sessions are performed in-line with the traditional methods of Thai Massage and along the principals of Buddhism. The products used here are organic and herbal, and are known to have healing properties that replenish your mind, body and soul. Herbal Aroma Oil Body Massage, Herbal Facial Treatment, Asia Perfect for Body package, 100% Pure Blend Oil Body Massage and 30-minute Fresh Organic Herbal Ball treatment for body are some of the popular massage packages on the menu here.
Chang Foot Massage & Spa
One for budget travellers, Bangkok has many outlets of Chang Foot Massage & Spa. Popular for their foot reflexology, the sessions are specially designed to relieve the tension from your feet and leave them feeling energised and light. While you can find their outlet at the Suvarnabhumi Airport at the time of arrival as well, the ideal time to get a foot massage done here would be after a day of exploring popular attractions of the city. They also offer traditional Thai Massage in addition to shoulder massage and hand massage.
If you are looking for an option to treat yourself to a luxurious spa, this is your best bet. Health Land. The spa chain has many outlets in Bangkok including Asok, Ekamai and Silom. However, their Asok Branch remains one of the most visited in Bangkok due to the large scale on which it operates. Cutting a little deeper in the pocket, their Ayurvedic treatments complement perfectly the relaxing Thai massages and their spa and massage treatments for body and hair are worth every pound you spend. Owing to its popularity, and the crowds that of travellers that visit, Health Land requires you to make a booking before you visit.
Watpo Thai Traditional Massage School
Popular as the birthplace of the traditional Thai massage, it can’t get more authentic than having a massage session at Watpo Thai Traditional Massage School. Ideal for travellers who want to understand the principal of the traditional Thai Massage and are looking for a complete experience, a session at Watpo Thai Traditional Massage School will be as educating as it will be rejuvenating. If you in Bangkok for longer than a month, you can also enrol yourself at a beginner’s course to professional Thai Massage Therapy.
Luxsa Spa, Hansar Hotel
If you are seeking an intimate and luxurious spa experience that is also in-line with the traditional Thai medicine and herbalism, this is the place for you to go. Their ‘wellness sanctuary’ actually transposes you another realm where the wellness of your body, mind and soul is the top priority. Their extensive menu comprises of many holistic treatments designed to induce a sense of calm and peace and their therapists have been trained well to place your comfort ahead every step of the way. The Eastern Blend Massage is quite popular and one of the most recommended spas.