Best Spas: Thai spas are legendary around the world. Using exotic ingredients and special massage techniques, Thai spas are amongst the most relaxing and indulgent experiences in the world. Here are some of the best spas in Thailand, which pair near-magical treatment with splendid views and luxurious indulgences.
The Spa Pampering Retreats are based on the philosophy of rest, relaxation and improvement, whether it be your daily choice of signature massages from gentle and relaxing to invigorating and revitalising or stretching with a Traditional Thai massage.
Mandara Spa at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa
Mandara Spa at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa offers a haven for guests to rest, relax and rejuvenate. A wide range of traditional and international health and beauty treatments are available, featuring high quality imported products as well as natural products grown in Thailand.
The Aman Spa at Amanpuri
The Aman Spa at Amanpuri was Amanresorts' first full-service spa. Six spacious Thai-style treatment pavilions each offer an open, light-filled space of wood and glass with private steam room, shower, bath, dressing area and outdoor meditation sala. Healing or traditional treatments can be enjoyed individually or as a couple, and spa treatments may also be enjoyed in the privacy of guest pavilions or villas.
Banyan Tree Samui: Spa and Rainforest
Banyan Tree's award-winning spas are well known among spa aficionados for their holistic approach to wellness and relaxing head-to-toe therapies. The Banyan Tree Samui spa continues this tradition with a suite of 10 spacious indoor spa pavilions - each boasting beach views - that offer an extensive range of Asian-inspired body and beauty treatments. Thehighly-skilled professional therapists are all trained at the Banyan Tree Spa Academy in Phuket.
One of the most special features of the spa is The Rainforest, Koh Samui's only hydrotherapy spa. Here, guests indulge their senses with a range of hydrothermal experiences that are specially designed to complement the main spa treatments to provide a soothing, healing holistic experience. In particular, the hydrothermal circuit comprises a trail of alternating hot and cold thermal cabins, each offering a different hydrothermal therapy experience such as the Rain Walk, Steam, Rasul, Sauna, Bucket Drench Shower, Ice Fountain, Swiss Shower and Vitality Pool.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok: Luxury Bangkok Spa
Good health and beauty through meditation, massage and use of natural herbal remedies is a time-honoured quest in Thailand. Voted the "Best in the World" by Travel & Leisure magazine, The Oriental Spa is the first hotel spa in Bangkok, pioneering holistic therapy and wellness philosophy.
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