Thailand is well-known for having an abundance of beauty amenities available at a fraction of what they’d cost elsewhere. From massage parlors to hairdressers, it is not uncommon for customers to spend as little as a few bucks at any one of these places. That being said, do not be surprised if the service coincides with the price. To save you from any beauty pitfalls, here are the best places in Bangkok to get pampered.
As one of the most affordable studios on the list, the Ruen-Nuad Massage Studio is great for travelers who want a luxurious spa experience without paying luxurious spa prices. A traditional Thai massage starts at only ฿350 for an hour. The studio is also incredibly inviting and relaxing, set inside a charming homestyle spa with wooden decor and green foliage throughout. The salon provides city-goers an escape from the chaos of the capital, even though it is located in the heart of downtown off the BTS Skytrain Station Sala Daeng.
With locations all over Bangkok and in Thailand, it may come as no surprise that Health Land is one of the top contenders for best places to unwind in the city. Whether visitors are jetlagged or simply need a break from the chaos, this is the spa to visit. In addition to a traditional Thai massage (฿550 for two hours), Health Land offers a number of different treatments and packages all geared to those in need of some extreme pampering. The packages at Health Land are geared for specific needs as requested by the customers. Whether it’s back pain that needs relieving, energy that needs boosting, or those just hoping to decompress, Health Land has a package for everyone. Packages range from 1-4 hours, and prices start at ฿400.
W Bangkok, from its unique dining selection to its retro accommodation options, has continued to impress visitors of Bangkok. AWAY Spa is just one more reason as to why tourists should visit this hotel. It surely takes the award for being one of the most luxurious spas in the city, with stunning and modern treatment rooms. The spa’s core concept is metamorphosis. Spa-goers, experience their own transformation of sorts, as they make their way through AWAY Spa’s treatment process, which includes four different zones: the welcome and decompress zone, delight, detox, and finally the refuel station, to get customers ready to take on the city once more. Some of the services available at AWAY Spa include scrubs and wraps, facials, full-body treatments, and much more. Do not miss out on experiencing this unique spa treatment.
Getting eyelash extensions can be an uncomfortable endeavor. Having to lie still for an extended period of time while someone meticulously and patiently attaches small, precarious strands onto your eyelid can be somewhat unpleasant. One way or another, Salon De Beauty Concept in Terminal 21 is able to make even the most jittery of customers feel happy. Salon De Beauty Concept has some of the most top-notch services in regards to getting pampered. Between the excellent customer service, the complimentary water, or the comfortable beds which customers get to use, those hoping to get pampered with eyelash extensions need to head to Salon De Beauty Concept in Terminal 21. This salon also offers semi-permanent make up and waxing services.
When women think of being pampered, waxing is not necessarily the first service that comes to mind. Many women know how unpleasant a process this can be, but Strip, Ministry of Waxing makes it a somewhat painless if not enjoyable experience. Visitors to this salon can get just about anything waxed, from their jawline to their finger to, well, more intimate areas. Prices start at ฿1,800 and go all the way up to ฿27,000, depending on what it is customers want waxed. Strip, Ministry of Waxing has two locations in Bangkok.
Asia Herb Association is no ordinary spa. It utilizes different herbal remedies, including a Thai herbal compress. The use of a compress, especially when heated, is very relaxing, and it is said to have a number of different benefits in addition to just feeling really, really good. Some of the benefits include relieving both stress and fatigue, and some claim it goes as far as to help with blood circulation. This is not the only thing that Asia Herb Association offers, however. In addition to the compress treatment, this spa offers traditional Thai massages (฿500), head and shoulder massages (฿500), scrubs, facials, and more. Asia Herb Association has seven total branches in Thailand, five of which are located in the City of Angels. They also have several locations in Cambodia.