Thailand Hua Hin Spa
Hua Hin is a seaside resort facing the Gulf of Thailand, on the eastern edge of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, south of Bangkok. It’s been a fashionable weekend retreat since Thailand's Royal family built ("Far from Worries Palace") as a getaway from the heat of Bangkok. Today, Hua Hin is known for its beaches, water sports, golf courses and resorts including Chiva-Som International Health Resort, a luxury spa and health retreat.
This luxury tour of Thailand begins with exploring Bangkok’s markets and Shopping Malls. Explore its cultural and modern ends of the city, before travelling to coastal town of Hua Hin. Stay at the Chiva-Som, Thailand's leading health resort, known for holistic medical treatments, such as acupuncture and Ayurvedic therapies. Transfer to Chiang Mai, visit Buddhist wats (temples) and explore its craft districts for silver jewellery, teak furniture, and beautiful silk weavings.
TRAVEL UNTAMED ON THIS 11-DAY TOUR OF THAILAND…
And, find an ideal spa with a perfect spa program in an ideal location.
Thailand has the quintessential spa culture. The cuisine is light; the pristine beaches have beautiful white sand, the sea is crystal clear and there is sunshine. Over years the people of Thailand have developed their centuries-old massage techniques into an art, making Thailand the ultimate spa getaway. Today Thailand is home to several of the world’s best spas.
This is an ideal spa holiday for anyone seeking an exotic location, the flexibility to choose your own spa program, and daily private chauffeur and expert guide to introduce you to the local culture at your own pace.
Begin with comprehensive touring in Bangkok. With your private guide explore Bangkok’s most unusual Buddhist temples and enjoy a fascinating, private long-tail boat tour through Bangkok's canals, colourful markets and shop for exquisite Thai silks and art work. You will have enough leisure time to enjoy The Oriental Spa, consistently voted the number one spa in the world.
Continue to Hua Hin for three nights on the gorgeous west coast of the Gulf of Thailand. Stay at the Chiva-Som Health Resort, a tranquil haven overlooking the clear blue sea. Spend time at their acclaimed Health and Wellness Centre where their highly skilled professionals will pamper your mind, body and spirit for the ultimate in relaxation and invigoration.
Opt to join a morning yoga class or learn tai chi, ride bicycles along the beach or venture to beautiful nearby waterfall , sign up for a water therapy treatment or holistic facial treatment, or simply just relax on the beach and enjoy the resort’s healthy spa cuisine.
From the Golden Triangle, you will be privately driven to Chiang Mai where you will stay at one of Asia’s most luxurious and atmospheric resorts, surrounded by mountains and lush fields of terraced rice paddies. With your private guide explore the city of Chiang Mai, with a wealth of beautiful and historic Buddhist wats (temples) and the royal family’s Winter Palace. Return to Bangkok for some last minute shopping or touring before departing Thailand.
Luxury Spas of Thailand This is an ideal spa holidays for anyone seeking an exotic location, a perfect spa program and a private chauffeur and expert guide to introduce you to the local culture at your own pace.
Bangkok, Hua Hin, Chiang Mai
(11 Days – Travel Any Day)
Day 1 – Arrive
Bangkok Meet and greet on arrival at Bangkok International Airport. After a warm reception, our representative will escort you to your hotel for 3 nights stay at The Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, a legendary hotel and spa situated on the Chao Praya River (River of Kings). The rest of the day will be organised based on your arrival time and how tired you feel.
Dinner Cruise on a Luxurious Rice Barge: Experience Bangkok at its best by cruising the historic Chao Phraya River aboard one of the beautifully old rice barges that were completely re-built and restored for dining and cocktail cruising. Enjoy an authentic Thai cuisine served with courses of classical music and traditional dances from different periods in Thai history. Seating is limited to ensure an intimate experience.
The Mandarin Oriental (Nil)
Day 2 – Tour
Bangkok Begin with a comprehensive tour in Bangkok. With your private guide explore Bangkok’s most unusual Buddhist temples to include Wat Trimitr with its priceless Golden Buddha (5 ½ tonnes of solid gold), Wat Po, the most extensive temple in Bangkok, with its colossal Reclining Buddha and the Chedis of the Kings.
Later, spend your day on a private long-tail boat tour through Bangkok's canals, the colourful markets and shop for exquisite Thai silks and art work. Enjoy a fascinating, private long-tail boat tour through Bangkok's canals, the colourful markets and shop for exquisite Thai silks and art work. In the evening dine aboard a luxurious rice barge on some of Southeast Asia’s best cuisine or check out one of the fascinating roof-top bars.
The Mandarin Oriental (B)
Day 3 – Tour
Bangkok Visit Paklong Talad, the Bangkok's most well known fruit and flower market. Continue to visit Museum of Siam, which tells the story of how Thai identity has developed over thousands of years of continuous habitation in this place.
Using a variety of interactive techniques, the exhibits encourage visitors to investigate, play games and discover the story of Thailand for themselves. Drive to visit the Bangkok’s China town with great opportunities to explore the way of life and the Chinese heritage. A Tuk Tuk ride to the Thieves & Pahurat markets is included as well. Return back to hotel around noon.
Optional: When not sightseeing, enjoy time at The Oriental Spa—consistently voted the number one spa in the world. Also enjoy opportunities to swim, play tennis, shop for exquisite Thai silks and art work, and dine on some of Southeast Asia’s best cuisine.
The Mandarin Oriental (B)
Day 4 – Transfer
Hua Hin Take a private transfer from Bangkok to Hua Hin and stay at the Chiva-Som, Thailand's leading health resort. This is the Canyon Ranch of Asia, a destination spa on seven acres fronting the Gulf of Thailand. Chiva-Som (the name means "Haven of Life") is the only health and wellness spa in Southeast Asia. Registered as a medical clinic, it offers a wide range of spa and holistic medical treatments, such as acupuncture and Ayurvedic therapies, and activities like tai chi and Pilates (in the country's only Pilates studio).
Chiva-Som Health Resort (B, D)
Day 5 & 6 – Health and Wellness Centre
Hua Hin Spend time at their acclaimed Health and Wellness Centre where their highly skilled professionals will pamper your mind, body and spirit. The resort offers detox diets with experienced naturopathic practitioners and holistic medical staff, and their newly renovated Niranlada, Chiva-Som’s medi-spa, has world-renowned cosmetic dermatologist and surgeon, dedicated to enhancing your aesthetic virtue and confidence.
Their Spa cuisine concept is to provide healthy cuisine with flavours that are good for you! The meals are cooked with fresh local produce mixed with herbs. They also offer spa cooking classes where the secrets of a healthy diet can be learned and applied at home.
Other activities include yoga classes or tai chi, ride cycling along the beach or a short walk to a nearby waterfall. Sign up for one of their many treatments or simply just relax on a pristine, six-kilometre long beach with beautiful white sand and crystal clear water.
Chiva-Som Health Resort (B, L, D)
Day 7 – Transfer
Chiang Mai Take a private transfer to Bangkok airport and fly to Chiang Mai. Meet and greet on arrival and transfer to your hotel. The Four Seasons spa features seven spacious treatment suites offering total privacy for individuals or couples. Each suite offers a variety of facilities, including outdoor showers, private herbal steam rooms and outdoor soaking tubs. The treatments is inspired by ancient Thai rituals, using native herbs, spices and aromatic oils created through traditional rural methods and focusing on the use of organic ingredients.
Four Seasons Resort (B)
Day 8 & 9 – Explore
Chiang Mai With your private guide explore the city of Chiang Mai, with a wealth of beautiful and historic Buddhist wats (temples). Browse Chiang Mai's craft districts selling Thai lacquer, celadon ceramics, paper umbrellas, silver, teak furniture, and beautiful silk weavings, visit revered mountaintop temples and the royal family’s Winter Palace.
You have an option to balance your stay with the time spent on your treatments and exploring the city. In addition you can book private meditation or yoga lessons, go river rafting or play a game of golf.
Four Seasons Resort (B)
Day 10 – Depart
Bangkok Transfer to the airport for your flight to Bangkok. On arrival connect with your onward flight.
Make this your holiday
When to go The best time to visit most of Thailand is between November and February as it is the coolest time of year and it rains the least. These months also form the tourist high season. March-Jun brings the hot season when sightseeing is best scheduled for morning or late afternoon. The best way of cooling off during hot season is to join the Thai Water Festival generally held in mid-April. Rains start in July through October. The temperature during these months tends to be cooler, tourists are fewer and the landscape is lush and green. The rain isn't permanent though - it comes in bursts and cools things down after it has gone!
Getting There Thailand has four international airports; in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket and Hat Yai, but Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport is the country's major gateway. Practically every airline carrier that flies to Asia also flies into Bangkok. This means there are plenty of services and the competition on the routes helps to keep the ticket prices down.
There are now a throng of low-cost-carriers serving Southeast Asia, led by KL-based AirAsia. It can be cost effective to fly from your home country to Bangkok, Singapore or KL with a traditional carrier, then pick up a LCC flight to your final destination. If you are travelling with AwimAway, transfers from an airport are arranged by our representatives who will meet you at the arrival lounge and transfer you to the hotel.
Passport/Visa British national do not require a visa for stay up to 30 days when entering by air but a valid passport is required for all tourists travelling to Thailand.