The neighborhood: Ari
The look: Chic, mid-century pastels, knockoff Danish furniture, swathes of plantlife and concrete.
The treatment: B2,000 for a 75-minute Thai massage during which you’re soothingly pummeled with a heated clay salt pot, or B2,589 for a 120-minute treatment aimed at straightening that saggy office posture.
13 Ari Soi 4, 096-941-8645. Open daily 10am-11pm
The neighborhood: Silom
The look: Like a stylish laboratory with its raw concrete floor, mint green walls, yellow ceiling and industrial furnishings.
The treatment: Head-to-toe programs (including mani-pedis) using both Thalgo and house-made products. Relax-atherapy (B1,000/hr) is a 60-minute massage, while Infinity Jetlag Facial (B2,900) is a Thalgo treatment that claims to revive post-long-haul-flight skin.
Sun Square, 1037/1 Silom Soi 21, 02-237-8588. Open daily 10am-10pm
The neighborhood: Phloen Chit
The look: White furniture, curvy lines and sleek marble flooring make it feel like stepping inside a pebble.
The treatment: Expensive but good. The Panpuri Ultimate Indulgence treatment (foot massage, full body massage, facial, body wrap and scrub, 210 minutes) costs B9,800 and the Pan-vimarn Heavenly Touch of Paradise (150 minutes) is B6,800.
11/F, Park Hyatt, 88 Wireless Rd. 02-012-1234. Open daily 10am-10pm
The neighborhood: Old town
The look: Colonial-luxe with Thai accents like flower murals and silk upholstery.
The treatment: The "Touch of Raweekalaya" uses scented, warm oil by Donna Chang for its 60-120-minute massage (B1,200-1,800). A simple foot, head and shoulder massage starts at B550, and a Thai massage at B600.
Raweekalaya Hotel, 164-172 Krung Kasem Rd. Soi 2, 02-628-5999
The neighborhood: Chit Lom, Siam
The look: Mint walls and ivy and flower installations created by funky local headdress designer Eric Tobua.
The treatment: Mainly facials on offer here, including the celebrity favorite gold facial therapy (B4,900).
2/F, Gaysorn Village, Ratchadamri Rd. 02-656-1149. Open daily 11am-8pm