Thinking about taking a break from the usual festive celebrations at the end of the year? One option is to skip the Christmas and New Year chaos to soak in Thailand’s tranquil atmosphere surrounded by family and friends. At Capella Bangkok, you won’t need to cook up a big meal or coordinate a New Year’s Eve gathering. All the focus can be on celebrating you and those closest to you from this Bangkok hotel’s riverside locations.
Christmas at Capella Bangkok
For many of us, the crowning event of Christmas is a delicious meal – and Capella Bangkok’s two dining destinations are serving up some season-worthy feasts. While Thai dishes may not feature on many Christmas tables, this Southeast Asian cuisine is actually a great fit for the special day as it centres around the joy of sharing. So, at Thai restaurant Phra Nakhon, which sits beside the Chao Phraya River, you can expect a menu that champions the region’s flavours and indigenous ingredients, but with a festive twist. Thai Chef de Cuisine Kannika Jitsangworn has crafted a Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day Feast that includes heirloom family recipes and Western favourites featuring sustainably-sourced seafood.
The second of the dining experiences at Capella Bangkok is Michelin-starred Côte by Mauro Colagreco. Here, you can indulge in a Mediterranean Christmas Eve Carte Blanche dinner with fine wines and champagne pairings. Aside from food, Christmas at Capella also involves live music, carol singing, festive games and a special visit from Santa himself. And, while you may not be putting up the decorations at home, at the hotel you can place a star ornament on the Christmas Tree.
This is also part of its ‘Festive with a Cause’ campaign supporting students from underprivileged communities.
New Year in Bangkok
Alternatively, book your stay at Capella to end the year on a high note. There’ll be champagne flowing, live entertainment, photo booths and live cooking stations and tasty treats at the Phra Nakhon restaurant. Meanwhile, in this Bangkok hotel’s riverside courtyard, glamorous cocktail bar Stella will be operating a special pop-up and serving up assorted savouries and Signature Diamant Champagne.
Stay at Capella Bangkok
Since this acclaimed boutique hotel is located along Thailand’s life source, the Chao Phraya River, the hotel design unsurprisingly ensures that all 101 two-bedroom family suites and villas have unspoiled views of the river. They also include either a private balcony or verandah with a jacuzzi plunge pool.
On arrival, you’ll be greeted with bubbles and bonbons, and, if you book a villa, benefits include luxury airport transfers, jet lag wellness, daily breakfast and “Apero” services. Guests can also enjoy a variety of facilities including a river-facing lounge, 24-hour fitness centre and hotel boat shuttle to two popular locations, the shopping mecca that is ICONSIAM, and Saphan Taksin pier for access to other parts of Bangkok. There is also a signature spa boasting traditional contemporary healing that draws on traditional wellness practices. These include water therapy, a fitness centre and also a wellness pavilion.
Located within the traditional yet trendy Charoenkrung neighbourhood, the Capella Bangkok hotel can organise personalised activities curated by Capella Culturists to explore the art, history, culture, entertainment and cuisines of the area.
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