House of Lakshmi Mantra
Surrounded by greenery, this old house-turned-spa offers a true hideaway in Bangkok.
Surrounded by greenery, this old house-turned-spa offers a true hideaway in Bangkok. It's firstly spa where you can enjoy sublime Thai massage as well as other Asian and European treatments, as well as shop for pretty spa products like soap and body lotion (check their Facebook to find out when their next soapmaking workshop runs). There's also a cafe serving Thai-fusion dishes like spaghetti pad Thai with river prawn.
This new spa and cafe, owned by one of the partners behind Supanniga, offers an real inner-city escape, somewhere you can come for a relaxing chitchat with your friends or a casual spa day. The two-story house is surrounded by big trees and features a small pool you can dip your toes in while snacking on breakfast dishes like scrambled eggs and crepe with spinach and mushroom (B180).
The menu also covers simple Thai and fusion comfort dishes with a seafood focus. Try the spaghetti pad Thai (B200) with river prawn, yam nuea poo (spicy salad with crab meat, B190) or Himalayan salted fried rice with shrimp and egg (B220). As for refreshments, enjoy cheap and cheerful cocktails (from B120) or a glass of organic wine by glass (B200).
As the owners' spa product brand, Lakshmi Mantra, has been popular online for about two years, the venue offers spa treatments tailored to busy Bangkokians, such as the treatment for office syndrome (from B550 for 90 minutes)—Himalayan salt scrub, Himalayan salt soak and macadamia oil massage.
Stroll around for a bar of soap (from B30), body lotion or body wash (from B250 for 280 ml). There are a large selections of aromas you can choose from, too, or feel free to create your own with one of their DIY workshops. Also, do check out the adorable and colorful handmade knitted accessories like earrings and key chains from Yasothon.
|Address:||House of Lakshmi Mantra, Sukhumvit Soi 12, Bangkok, Thailand|
|Price Range:||B - BB|
|Open since:||March, 2014|
|Opening hours:||Mon 11:30am-10pm; Wed 11:30am-10pm; Thu 11:30am-10pm; Fri 11:30am-10pm; Sat-Sun 10am-10pm|
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