10 Glamorous Places in Bangkok
The Most Extravagant Ways to Enjoy Bangkok
Bangkok might not seem like a glamourous place at first glance, but once you take a closer look you will see that there are plenty of luxurious experiences to enjoy, whether you want to check out the designer shops, taste some of the finest world cuisine in the city or an exotic spa pampering.
What is more, all this luxury costs significantly less than it would if you were in Paris, New York or Tokyo, making Bangkok the perfect place to indulge your glamourous side. Here at the Bangkok.com Mansion we appreciate the finer things in life, so crack open the champagne and paruse our hand-picked selection of luxurious delights.
1Park Society at Sofitel So Sathorn
Just below Park Socitey at Sofitel So is the green immensity of Lumpini Park and beyond the striking glass-and-metal skyline of Siam and Silom; tall towers with their ever-changing colours and lights. It takes a while to apprehend how magnificent Bangkok can be at sunset Read More...2Apsara Dinner Cruise by Banyan Tree Chao Praya River
Travelling the Chao Phraya River at night, with the temples lit-up along the banks, is one of the must-do experiences in Bangkok, and the luxury of the Apsara truly is a cut above the majority of boats travelling this well-worn tourist trail. Taking time to pause in front of the famous sights, passengers are treated to a delicious Thai feast onboard a romantic converted rice-barge. Read More...3KuDeTa Bangkok Sathorn
KuDeTa Bangkok is housed on the 39th and 40th floors of one of the city’s tallest skyscrapers in the financial district of Sathorn, and no expense has been spared to give a feeling of luxury and glamour to its two restaurants, club lounge and cocktail bar. Come here to see how Bangkok’s young wealthy elite like to party, entertained by world-famous DJs high above the city. The mood is cosmopolitan, the views are stunning and the service impeccable. Read More...4Spa at Sofitel So Sathorn
Sofitel So Spa takes over the entire of the 11th floor of Sofitel So Hotel in Sathorn, with woodland inspired treatment rooms and luxury beauty products to guarantee you’ll be to be pampered in style. With a wide selection of therapies on offer, set out like a traditional menu with short 30 minute starters for those in a rush, to a full three courses for those who are looking for complete nourishment for their body and soul. Read More...5Authors Lounge at Oriental Hotel Riverside
The Authors Lounge is where to go for Bangkok’s most famous afternoon tea, to revel in an atmosphere that oozes bygone colonial charm. Knowing famous authors and movie stars once hung out here only enhances the sense of occasion. Equally famous is Bamboo Bar where live jazz meets a sophisticated jungle setting, and an upmarket, but interesting, crowd enjoy cognac while puffing on Havana’s finest. Read More...6Watch a Movie in a SUPER-VIP movie Theater Siam Paragon
Watching a movie in a theater is just like travelling in economy class, you deserve better! Try the 'Bangkok Airways Blue Ribbon Screen' and spend 2 hours in La-Z-Boy couple sofas with fluffy blankets and pillows while waiters pour some wine and serve you little cakes. That's equivalent to flying business and costs 1,500 baht for 2. If you are a first class flyer, you have no choice but going to the 'Shadow' theater where real meals are served and you watch the movie in a full size bed! It will only cost you a modest 3,000 baht.7Sunday Brunch at St Regis Chidlom-Ploenchit
Sunday brunches are to be found all over Bangkok, with many hotels competing for the most extravagant food displays. Still, only a few are known to be a real ‘experience’ or something you wouldn't or couldn't do on regular basis but would want to try at least once. The very exclusive St Regis is a hot new contender in town with a brunch set in the VIU (view) restaurant on the 12th floor, starting at twelve o’clock. Read More...8Breakfast at Mandarin Oriental Riverside
It's Sunday and the week has been busy with work, business or even just some holiday exploration... here is a great and unusual way to make your day a special one, something fun and unforgettable that will be a good memory to cheer you up when days are grey and cold at home: Have breakfast at the Mandarin Oriental! Read More...9Siam Paragon Siam
It may no longer be the biggest mall, but the ‘Pride of Bangkok’ is still the best when it comes to high-class shopping. Its vast, sparkling interior is home to everything from Lamborghinis and Prada handbags to Jimmy Choo shoes. Complementing the abundance of luxury goods is a wealth of lavish foods on the ground floor. Shop or be seen, both are considered a must for climbing the social ladder. Read More...10Breeze Riverside
A futuristic glass sky-bridge guides you into State Tower’s 52nd floor restaurant and bar area in dramatic fashion. On arrival, guests enjoy equally spectacular pan-Asian food, like Wasabi Prawns or Kobe Beef tenderloin, while enjoying stunning vertical and horizontal views of the city. Alfresco dining doesn’t get any more breathtaking or memorable than this. Read More...