Northern Thailand's city of Chiang Mai has more than it's fare share of excellent spa and massage facilities. And what better setting for a relaxing day spa or even a longer time at a destination spa or health retreat than Chiang Mai, an area noted for its natural beauty and traditional culture. The quality and varied range of spa therapy and treatments are outstanding from luxury resorts to smaller spa centres and everything from traditional Thai and Swedish massage, aromatherapy, body scrubs, facials with a range of natural herbal treatments, to the more medically specific treatments such as detox and fasting. With excellent treatments and available for all big spenders and those with a modest budget, it's no wonder that Chiang Mai is one of the best destinations in Thailand to pamper yourself with a little spa and massage.
One of the most luxurious spa and massage centres in Chiang Mai is the Angsana Spa, sister brand of the award winning Banyan Tree resort and spa. Only a 20 minute drive away from the centre of town the Angsana Spa offers excellent facilities with both indoor air conditioned rooms and outdoor treatments available surrounded by the lush environment of the Chiang Mai Green Valley Country Club.
Healing Rishi Spa
This spa's name is taken from the Healing Rishi Shivaka, a physician and healer for Lord Buddha two thousand years ago. Located close to downtown Chiang Mai the Healing Rishi Spa is located in 6 acres of Thai Gardens to provide a perfectly natural environment to try one of there many spa treatments including the popular body wraps, facials and of course Thai massage as well as tailor made programmes for weight loss and specific health problems. The Healing Rishi Spa provides free transportation from any location in Chiang Mai to their grounds.
Ban Sabai Spa
Ban Sabai started as a spa treatment centre on the island of Koh Samui and has branched out to Chiang Mai Town and now they have a new spa treatment centre in Chiang Mai Village, located about 5 kms from the night bazaar. Offering Aromatherapy, herbal steam saunas, detox, fasting, manicures and pedicures and a whole range of other spa and massage treatments, both Ban Sabai spa treatment centres are well renowned in Chiang Mai for excellent service at an affordable price.
Jirung Health Resort
Located in the Mae Rim Valley, Chiang Mai, Jirung Health Resort has a beautiful surrounding environment and the perfect place for relaxation and to pamper your self with its excellent spa and massage treatments. Jirung Health resort practices treatments that are to extend longetivity and prevent illness, by harmonizing the four elements, earth, wind, fire and water and balancing the energy in your body. If you do want to really treat yourself to some luxury spa and massage therapy then Jirung Health Resort is a must visit.