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Luxury Spa Getaway: InterContinental Khao Yai Resort

Located in the heart of Thailand, 2.5 hours’ drive north-east of Bangkok, Khao Yai is a captivating destination for travellers’ seeking a natural beauty, local culture, wildlife, adventure and much more.   The UNESCO World Heritage Site offers lush landscapes, diverse ecosystems and a wide variety of activities that promise an unforgettable experience for visitors.

A destination in itself, Khao Yai is also the perfect place for a revitalizing getaway to completely immerse yourself in a spa and wellness treatments at InterContinental Khao Yai Resort, set in the pristine countryside, away from hustle and bustle of buzy city life.

Designed by acclaimed architect and designer Bill Bensley, InterContinental Khao Yai Resort comprises 45 luxurious rooms and 19 Heritage Railcar Suites and Villas), located in 19 hectares of lush tropical landscape with over 30,000 trees and five lakes.  The Suites and Villas, Back on Track Spa (with 4 treatment suites), Tea Carriage and popular Planet Trekkers Kids Club are housed in previously abandoned heritage train carriages from the 19th century that have been meticulously and exquisitely restored.

Combined with renowned Thai hospitality and intuitive service, the resort offers the finest accommodation in Khao Yai with signature restaurants that raise the bar for dining and culinary experiences.

Our Spa and Wellness Getaway Programme is as follows:

Day One

3.00pm -Check in at your One Bedroom Heritage Railcar Suite

3.30pm – Healthy afternoon tea at the Tea Carriage featuring savory items and fruit skewers

5.00pm –A relaxing 60-minute Aromatherapy Massage at Back on Track Spa

7.00pm – Healthy dinner at Somying’s Kitchen featuring plant-based proteins and organic vegetables

Evening – an aromatic milk bath will be set up for you to enjoy before bed

Day Two

7.00am – Private Hatha Yoga for beginners beside our picturesque Swan Lake

8.00am – Healthy breakfast at Somying’s Kitchen

9.30am – Private car to the secluded  turquoise Ban Tha Chang Natural Spring to swim and enjoy the country air and relax in this beautiful natural environment

12.00 noon – Lunch at a Tawee Organic Farm & Café (optional – to guest account – not included in package)

2pm – Khao Yai Thieng Windmill is approximately a one-hour drive and offers a scenic route with views of rolling hills and wind turbines.  Guests can cycle through the landscape and participate in their unique reforestation “Planting in the Sky” activity, catapulting seeds into the forest from the crag.

6.00pm – Return to Resort

6.30pm – 60-minute Foot Massage at Back on Track Spa or in guests’ room as preferred

7.30pm – Healthy Dinner at Somying’s Kitchen

Evening – Spa themed turn down gift

Day Three

7.00am – Depart hotel for Khao Yai National Park

8.30am – Meditation by a local waterfall followed by a healthy picnic breakfast in the National Park

12.00 noon – Return to Resort and enjoy a light lunch at Somying’s Kitchen

3.00pm – A blissful 90-minute spa treatment, starting with an invigorating 30-minute body scrub, followed by a relaxing 60-minute Aromatherapy massage

6.00pm – Dinner at Poirot – enjoy a delicious 3 course set menu (food only) in our fine dining restaurant

Evening – a relaxing Himalayan salt bath will be set up for you to enjoy before bed

Day Four

7.00am – Private Hermit Art and Stretching class (45 minutes) at Waterfall Edge

8.00am – Healthy breakfast at Somying’s Kitchen

12.00 noon – Check out and departure

The Spa and Wellness Getaway is priced at THB68,000 (approx. USD1,900) for 3 nights and is 20 December 2024  Additional nights are available from THB13,000 (approx. USD390.) inclusive of breakfast for two.  All rates are subject to applicable service charge and government taxes.

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