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Off to the spa with Mum

Jul 22. 2019
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By The Nation

Are you seeking the fresh ideas to surprise your mum apart from giving a jasmine garland and taking her out for dinner on Mother’s Day?

Perfect for family gathering on this special day, Expedia Thailand is introducing a list of 10 interesting holiday destinations, where you can treat your beloved mum as a princess.


Amatara Wellness Resort, Phuket

Overlooking the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, this wellness-oriented sanctuary provides the all-inclusive holistic wellness retreat programmes designed to rebalance the body, mind and soul.

Far away from chaos, vacationers can enjoy luxury accommodation, delicious nutritious food and beverages at the Retreat, along with personal training and healthy activities. There are several pampering spa treatments, rebalancing physiotherapies and mindful holistic treatments, but the highlight is “the Thai Hammam Experience”, a mixture of traditional Turkish and Moroccan bathing with gentle Thai spa therapies.

Staycation: From Bt4,111-plus per night

Spa treatments: From Bt1,800-plus

Anantara Siam, Bangkok

This five-star resort in the concrete jungle is home to the luxury Anantara Spa, where guests can unwind with exotic Thai wellness traditions and trusted ancient Asian therapies. Pamper your mum with treatments that harness advanced Western spa wisdom, including a range of facials by Biologique Recherche designed to detoxify, oxygenate, sculpt and lift.

Staycation: From Bt4,700 to Bt134,000-plus per night

Spa treatments: From Bt2,200-plus

Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

Mesmerising Chiang Mai spa journeys in soothing surrounds, this resort is designed to resemble a sanctum and guests can experience the 90-minute “Lanna Ritual” that combines Thai, Burmese and Chinese techniques and the 90-minute “Anantara Signature Massage” using Eastern and Western massage techniques to stimulate the circulation, relax muscles and free energy blockages.

Staycation: From Bt6,360-plus per night

Spa treatments: From Bt1,999-plus

Evason Hua Hin

Six Senses Spas at Evason Hua Hin offer a layered approach that unites a pioneering spirit with treatments that go beyond ordinary. You will find an intuitive mix of science and human awareness, where the hi-tech and high-touch approach defines a service that is crafted around the individual.

The spa has recently introduced a family-orientated series of wellness classes designed to be carried out together. A family can start the day with a yoga lesson, learning to stretch and support each other while having fun and getting fit.

After breakfast, you can ride a bike to the morning market and explore the local area. Then, return to the resort and register for the Alchemy Bar session to create your own body scrub, followed by a 75-minute scrub and massage. The day ends with a massage workshop and a reconnecting family meditation.

Staycation: From Bt2,284-plus per night

Spa treatments: From Bt1,950-plus

Millennium Hilton Bangkok

Eforea spa at Millennium Hilton Bangkok offers a wide range of facial, full body treatments, hydrotherapy and beauty treatments.

You can satisfy your mum with a manicure or pedicure in our full-service nail salon and get her some quality skincare products to recreate the salon experience at home. Other family members can head to the fitness centre and take advantage of cardiovascular and weight training equipment and yoga sessions.

Staycation: From Bt3,570-plus per night

Spa treatments: From Bt1,750-plus

Burasari Phuket Resort & Spa

Steps away from the happening Patong Centre, the award-winning Spa Burasari has a blend of Eastern and Western culture. The treatment menu includes steam treatments, singing bowl ritual and massages to provide pure relaxation.

Staycation: From Bt2,200-plus per night

Spa treatments: From Bt1,200-plus

Phulay Bay, a Ritz Carlton Reserve

Surrounded with a tropical jungle and the limestone hills, The Spa at Phulay Bay gives you a realm of traditionally inspired Thai, Asian and European treatment experiences.

It has aromatherapy steam rooms, outdoor vitality pool and the terrace sauna for healing pleasure. Vacationers can enjoy the Signature Phulay Bay Scrub using a unique blend of peeling ingredients rich in nutrients. The body is gently exfoliated to remove dead cells and stimulate blood circulation, while homegrown lemongrass gives the long-lasting radiance on skin and its tangy fragrance refreshes the mind.

Staycation: From Bt10,500-plus per night

Spa treatments: From Bt3,500-plus

Pullman Pattaya

Set between pristine lotus ponds and spanned by natural wooden walkways, Aisawan Spa boasts the striking treatment rooms and the idyllic outdoor spa villas that allow guests to experience the essence of nature.

Revel in the fresh, clean air as it flows in from the ocean, guest can enjoy the perfect touch of a soothing massage and the spa products are made with natural ingredients.

Staycation: From Bt2,400-plus per night

Spa treatments: From Bt350-plus

Divalux Resort & Spa Bangkok

The Divalux Resort & Spa is famous for its Praan Spa, a centre of ultimate relaxation and healing.

It’s the epitome of Thai culture and heritage, with its interiors emphasising Thai luxury and royalty. The Praan provides a multitude of services, some of which include spa, facial massage, Thai massage, foot massage, aroma massage, Onsen and steam.

The spa also has a shopping corner offering lotions, shower gels, shampoos and conditioners in four scents, namely Siamwood, Homsuvarn, Gincitro and Coval.

Staycation: From Bt2,800-plus per night

Spa treatments: From Bt2,800-plus

Melati Beach Resort & Spa

Melati Spa reflects the exotic beauty of Thai tradition through its incorporating contemporary designs and provides an extensive array of wraps, scrubs, massages and facial treatments.

Its award-winning “Indigenous Coconut Experience” treatment has used natural ingredients and traditional herbs as well as modern massage techniques to create a totally unique form of relaxation. The spa also features a manicure and pedicure salon, yoga sala, beauty sala, waxing studio, private treatment room with shower and children’s spa room.

Staycation: From Bt6,372-plus per night

Spa treatments: From Bt900-plus

Find out more at the Expedia Thailand Travel Blog.

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