Bangkok has quite a few luxury spas and lounges for manicure, pedicure, Thai massage and aromatherapy. The luxury spas can be within luxury hotels or independent spas with the facilities like scrub tables, steam bath, etc all offering luxury and indulgence. Private manicure and pedicure, Thai massages, aromatherapy, etc all included in the spa experience you expect in Bangkok or in any major tourist spot of Thailand for that matter.
There is no dearth of leisure activities in Bangkok. From receiving a massage from a spa to cycling through the tracts of Koh Kret, the activities can pamper you, exhaust you and leave you refreshed - all at the same time. You may try Muay Thai (Thai Boxing), ice-skating, bowling, a tango class, golf, time at a water theme park, just watching people out in the streets - all are great options, each coming with its own possibilities and wonders.
Spread across an area of 188,800 square metres, the zoo houses some 1,600 animal species. Ideal outdoor location for family picnics, the park inside zoo premises has beautifully landscaped gardens and a fine cafeteria.
If you have a good taste to Thai food, you can take a Thai cooking class offered at the various hotels. You can also easily find several cooking schools, where you can get great lessons to cook Thai style.
A cruise along the river Chao Phraya (River of Kings) is always going to be a cool way to explore Bangkok's famous landmarks like the Grand Palace, the Temple of Dawn, etc. You feel the stillness of life while cruising along the river as a cool breeze caresses your face and hair.
Most visitors to Thailand, who concentrate on urban centres, miss this secret. An islet in the Chao Phraya River, this place has no motor traffic and is great choice to explore on a bicycle. The lush greenery, some fine architecture and shopping of handmade earthenware and pottery, special delicacies of local people, etc make sure you won't easily forget the trip.
If the swimming pool at your hotel is not just enough, you can try the entire facilities dedicated to splashing and having fun for the whole day. Hit the variety of water parks in the city and you won't know how fast time flies past you.
If golf is your reason of getting out into the nature, rest assured that you are welcome to the scenic golf courses of the capital.
The best place to practice yoga is in the fresh air of outdoors. Take a yoga class on wide green turf, at one of the several yoga studios in the city. Experienced yoga teachers are available at a nominal fee.
Get the lessons of Thai boxing (Muay Thai), under an expert teacher. If you don't want to make your clothes dirty, you can just watch a boxing match.
Luxury hotels and clubs offer variety of music and dance programs. Clubs, rooftop bars, etc make sure you have nightlife choices.
Would you like to explore 'The Beach', as you have seen in the Hollywood movie? Head to Khao San Road, where millions of visitors reach every year. Take a look at the diversity in the dressings of people and try to differentiate the number of languages you hear.
From an aromatherapy cum massage session at a spa to scaling the trails of the river island on a bicycle, you find variety of activities, which you find extremely difficult to fit them all into your schedule. Once you start looking for leisure facilities and spas in the heart of Bangkok, the only problem you face is buying time to fit all the variety of activities that is on the platter.