Life is an unending journey and work pressure and busy schedule of daily life can exhaust any individual. There need to be some moments in life where you can relax and rejuvenate yourself. A spa or a wellness tour to an exotic destination can relieve much of your stress and tension. When you think of spa and wellness one destination that strikes your mind is Thailand. The country is gifted with some of the best beaches and millions of tourists come here to explore the stunning hidden travel treasures here. Over the last decade approximately 2 million people have visited Thailand for wellness tourism. There are uncountable reasons that will make you believe that Thailand is the best destination for a wellness tour be it internationally accredited services, budget friendly tourism or world famous spa resorts. Here we tell you some good reasons that will force you to plan your next luxury travel to Thailand.
The Thai culture is stuffed with delectable cuisines and dishes that can give a run to anybody’s taste buds. The food varioes gfrom one region to another but trust me there is such uniqueness and taste in Thailand’s cuisine which is hard to find anywhere else in the world. There is a lot of variety in food here from salty, sour fiery hot to sweet, healthy and Lao-influenced dishes like som tam. Not only Thailand is known for its spicy dishes but also healthy herbs and vegetables. You can easily find raw vegetables and herbs like cabbage, long beans, and bai bua bok (gotu kola leaves) served as salads in most of the Thai restaurants.
Thai massage is famous in the entire world and there is nothing that can beat it when it comes to wellness and relaxation. Not only will this be the greatest massage in your life but also the cheapest one. Surprising? Believe or not you can have the famous Thai massage at a price as less as 5 bucks. Not kidding you can never get a massage of this kind as such low price. There is a lot of variety when it comes to Thai massages and you ought to try some of them. Moreover you can also learn the technique of massaging there. There are proper courses that one can enroll to learn the master art of Thai massage.
Beaches of Thailand
If you are looking for calmness, serenity and a happy environment, Thailand beaches are the best place to be. There are thousands of beaches in Thailand where one can relax and this makes the country the ultimate destination for beach as well as wellness travel. Phuket is one of the most travelled beach destination of the world and it alone has more than 30 beaches making it a hotspot for tourists from all around the world. Nai Yang, Nai Harn or Yanui Beach is the most famous beaches here. If you are in Bangkok for some leisure time you can visit the extremely popular Hua Hin. If you want to go far away from the rush and crowd, go for Nakhon Si Thammarat and Satun, both not too far from Krabi. You can also enjoy full moon parties and other luxury treats at Thailand’s beaches.
Thai culture is truly one of a kind and you won’t find high spirited people celebrating their festivals with such passion like they do in Thailand. The culture of this beautiful country acts as a bridge between modern interests and ancient customs. Songkran is the most popular festival in the country where local people visit temples and go to meet their family members in other provinces and not to forget the entertaining water fight. The vegetarian festival is another engaging and iconic celebration in Thailand where you can take a stroll at night at the majestic OLD Jui Tui shrine and explore those uncountable vegetable stalls. The entire country takes part in Loi Krathong, the festival of lights where locals release thousands of sky lanterns making a mesmerizing view for the tourists. All in all the festivals of Thailand unite the people of the country and invites the tourists here to be a part of their culture.
Thousands of Temples
People with religious interests will definitely have a very good time here. There are thousands of temples and religious places here that one can visit to get spiritual wellness. According to figures there are around 40 thousand Buddhist temples in Thailand. Wat Phra Kaew in Bangkok is one of the most picturesque places in the country and it houses the emerald Buddha, an ancient artistry carved out from a single piece of jade. The Tiger Cave Temple is another main attraction in Krabi that you can visit to take a glimpse of history here in Thailand. There are other uncountable places in Thailand that can give you great spiritual satisfaction like the Wat Chaiwatthanaram, Chiang Mai, Wat Chedi Luang – the original home of emerald Buddha, Doi Suthep, Wat Chalong and many more.
Apart from the above given reasons there are many other reasons that makes Thailand a perfect wellness travel destination. The markets here are very engaging and you can have a taste of local delicacies and Thai street food apart from shopping. Not only the beaches, the mountains here also give travelers a great feeling of calmness. So, next time when you get exhausted of your busy life escape to the lovely country of Thailand.
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