Filled with non-stop action and character, there is no other city like Bangkok, Thailand. Old and new massively collide in total harmony. It strikes the perfect balance of gritty, reserved and flashy. All with an underlying Buddhist nature.
The Small List
Mandarin Oriental – For more than 140 years, travelers have followed the Chao Phraya River to stay at the legendary Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. A luxury five-star hotel in one of the world’s most exciting cities, with a reputation for style, service and excellence. A truly remarkable hotel. Timeless yet contemporary, classic yet cutting-edge.
The Peninsula Hotel – Bangkok is an exotic, cosmopolitan city that offers an intoxicating mix of the past and present. It is the ultimate cultural experience. Experience the hotel’s iconic Peninsula Green Tuk Tuk. Take an adventure down the Chao Phraya River and enjoy sumptuous authentic Thai cuisine. Above all, the Peninsula is an urban oasis on the River of Kings.
Nahm – Nahm has proven itself to be one of the best places for Thai cuisine. Nahm uses robustly flavored ingredients and melds them together to create a sophisticated, subtle elegance. Every element is in perfect balance. After all, Nahm is among the top restaurants in Asia.
Vertigo – Reach for the clouds at Vertigo, located on the 61st floor of the Banyan Tree Hotel. It is one of the best ways to end a long day in Bangkok. It has unusual narrow and elongated shape. Additionally, the entire top of the building is occupied by both the restaurant and bar. Vertigo gives the unusual impression of being aboard a spaceship in the sky.
Moon Bar – Watch the sun go down from the rooftop bar of the Banyan Tree Hotel. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail and cooling down after a long hot day of exploring the city. Moon Bar is one of the worlds top rooftop bars in the world.
Bamboo Bar – A live jazz and blues bar frequented by A-listers from around the globe. This renowned Bangkok institution introduces their guests to the history of jazz legends. In addition, the award winning mixologist team is crafting superb cocktails.
Places to See
Wat Pho Temple – Located next to the Grand Palace, Wat Pho is the oldest temple in Bangkok where you will find the magnificent and giant 46 meters long gold plated Reclining Buddha.