Uncover a myriad of activities in a fascinating city. Plunge into one of the largest pool in Bangkok for a cool down. Young and old will find facets to capture their imagination from cooking classes to cultural ceremonies. Dive into the delights of the city with Anantara.
Monks’ Alms Giving Ceremony
Take part in a truly cultural experience and connect to Buddhism with local Thai people. Offer food to monks from the neighbouring Ban Nam Chon Temple each Friday morning.
Torch Lighting Ceremony
Music announces nightfall and carries over the river. Each day at dusk beautifully costumed Thai dancers perform a rhythmic dance before the captivating torch lighting ceremony.
Learn about this ancient farming method to grow plants without soil. Anantara Riverside resort has its own hydroponic farm where seeds are grown in weather-controlled greenhouses with the aid of nutrients. This is a reliable, predictable, safe way of food production and also very sustainable.
Energising activities take place daily in the pool area to enhance your well-being. Choose some stretches with yoga in the morning or step aerobics to boost your cardiovascular health.
Get fit with a wide range of exercise classes in the Fitness Centre. Holistic classes are also on offer to balance mind, body and spirit. From an exciting Zumba class to power step classes to shake off excess weight, there’s a class to enjoy for everyone.
Muay Thai Kick Boxing
Learn the history of this Thai martial art amidst our tranquil gardens. A professional instructor will lead you through the techniques in an hour-long training session that strengthens the mind and body, leaving you limber in the art of eight limbs.
Set amidst the landscaped gardens, find the tranquil sanctuary of Anantara Spa. Step into a resort oasis for a revitalising spa journey. Nine private treatment suites offer soothing garden views and both modern and traditional therapies can be enjoyed. Alleviate stress, restore your balance and indulge in a range of remedies to promote relaxation.
Swimming Pool and Jacuzzi
Swim a few laps or simply float in one of the largest pools in Bangkok. Take a soak in the picturesque Jacuzzi to while away a relaxing hour after a long day. Sip cocktails at the Loy Nam bar or chill out in the hot tub.
Get down to the fitness club for daily classes and a diverse range of muscle training equipment. Hop on the treadmill to increase your step count or raise your heart rate on our cardiovascular equipment.
Keep up to date with your busy schedule at our fully equipped business centre. With facilities such as internet access, printing, fax and telephone along with access to secretaries and translators, your work will run smoothly whilst you are away from the office.
Complimentary Shuttle Boat
Explore more of this fascinating city with our regular shuttle service. Take a short cruise down the Chao Phraya river to the nearest Skytrain station, Saphan Taksin (Central Pier) and by night to the largest night market in Asia – Asiatique. This service departs every 20 minutes.
Immerse yourself in the culinary pleasures of the Kingdom. Diverse dishes from the distinct regions offer a chance to delight your taste buds and learn more about the history and health benefits of the cuisine.
Dining by Design
Our tropical urban sanctuary offers the perfect setting for a uniquely romantic riverside experience. Choose a private dining location for you and a loved one and be seated at an exquisite table in a riverside sala or onboard a restored rice barge. Dine on connoisseur menus prepared by a personal chef and served by your personal butler.
Klong Guru Tours
Navigate the city waterways with our Klong Guru, who has insider knowledge of the city’s canals. Explore the rich heritage of the city from a traditional longtail boat and discover a thriving network where local life unfolds.
Dine on board a beautifully-restored antique rice barge. This is an unforgettable opportunity for culinary buffs to enjoy exquisite Thai dining as you float down the River of Kings. Admire iconic temples and palaces as you sip on an elegant cocktail. Savour the finest food creations that conjure delectable flavours from indigenous ingredients.
Chang Noi Kids Club is brimming with activities for the young ones to enjoy. Learn bracelet making and Thai dance in the morning and play soccer in the afternoon. Highly trained staff look after kids throughout the day, taking them on a fun journey to inspire their minds.
Pizza Making Classes
Budding chefs can cultivate their skills at a fun pizza-making class at Brio. Kids learn how to prepare dough, choose their favourite toppings and bake their very own Italian pizza.
The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaeo
The Grand Palace comprises a number of glittering temples and palaces decorated in traditional Thai style and home to successive Thai Kings. Wat Phra Kaeo is the royal chapel and houses the Emerald Buddha, the most sacred Buddha in all of Thailand.
Nearly 200 years old, this temple is one of the oldest and largest in Bangkok. Inside, visitors can find the famed Reclining Buddha. At 45 metres long, 15 metres high and inlaid with mother-of-pearl, this exquisite monument is a true work of art as well as one of Thailand’s most sacred sites.
Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn)
Located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, this beautiful temple reflects the first light of day from the inlay of shells and porcelain. An iconic symbol of Bangkok, it also shines in the evening light with picturesque views at sunset.
Asiatique the Riverfront
Located just across the river, our complimentary boat shuttle can take you directly to Asiatique for an incredible shopping and entertainment experience. The complex opens at 5.00 pm and boasts a 300-metre riverfront promenade as well as over 1500 boutiques and diverse entertainment including a traditional Thai puppet show.
The National Museum
Holding some of the most exquisite and notable artefacts of South East Asia’s heritage, the National Museum is located close to the Grand Palace. The many interesting collections include over one thousand artefacts from Neolithic times to the present.
Occupying the site of a former palace, the architecture is also remarkable, with many of its buildings retaining their traditional design.
The National Gallery
Contemporary and traditional exhibitions are on show at the National Gallery. Easy to find, it is located near the National Museum and worth spending an hour or so to discover the history and progress of Thai art.
Jim Thompson House
Renowned as an American entrepreneur who is credited with reviving the Thai silk industry, Jim Thompson spent over 25 years in Thailand. His house is now a museum displaying his breath-taking collection of artefacts and antiques.
Phra Thi Nang Vimanmek and Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall
The world’s largest teak palace, Phra Thi Nang Vimanmek, was built without using a single nail. It is the former home of King Rama V, where he lived from 1901 – 1906. The nearby Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall is Thailand’s first handicraft museum where many masterpieces and handicrafts collected by Her Majesty the Queen can be found.
Chatuchak Weekend Market
A veritable treasure trove of goods, Chatuchak Market is one of the largest in the world. Shop thousands of local products from handicrafts to antiques to furniture to clothing.