Today's Spa: Spa Sanctuary--On the Menu

A sampling of Thai-inspired treatments from i.sawan Residential Spa & Club in Bangkok, Thailand.

The Thai Retreat

(a full-day spa package)

Time & Cost: 3 hours and 40 minutes, $221

This tranquil all-day experience begins with an Herbal Footbath, followed by an Oriental Foot Massage. Next is the Inner Balance Body Envelopment, an aromatic rejuvenating treatment that is rich in botanical sea elements and essential oils of bergamot and mint. A 90-minute Thai Royal Lotus Massage—an authentic Thai massage that uses herbal packs and ends with a cooling application of jasmine flower water—completes the spa experience. A lunch or dinner at The Breezeway is included.


Time & Cost: 60 minutes, $72

This Thai-inspired facial draws on the ancient beauty secrets of the land to revive the skin using natural vegetable collagen extracts of ginseng and gotukola.

Sesame Seed and Almond Polish

Time & Cost: 45 minutes, $72

This service consists of a moisturizing body exfoliation that uses crushed black sesame seeds in sweet almond oil to gently smooth and nourish dull, dry skin.

Exotic Pedicure

Time & Cost: 60 minutes, $24

Tropical fruits and Thai herbs combine in this luscious treatment that replenishes dry skin. The service includes a scrub, mask and foot massage.

Thai Herbal De-Stress Bath Service

Cost: $53

This luxurious service is available to in-house guests only. Inspired by the indigenous healing traditions of Thailand, this is one of four exotic baths that blend herbs and oils into the guest’s bathtub of mineral-rich water. In this treatment, plai powder, turmeric powder, papaya juice, gingerroot, mint leaves and jasmine flowers are ceremoniously poured into the bath. Lemongrass tea and a Thai fruit plate come with this special service.