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If you think you already know all there is to know about Bangkok, think again! Especially if you think Bangkok is more for fun shopping trips to stock up on a year’s worth of clothes and more – you’ll find that there’s more to Bangkok than you know.

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Bangkok can be incredibly romantic for couples, with tons of interesting things to do with each other to foster quality time. Valentine’s 2017 might be over, but it’s not too late to plan a trip to Bangkok with your significant other this year!

Whether it’s going on a little couple’s adventure at Jim Thompson House, or indulging in a private and intimate Japanese onsen soak…

There’s at least 25 fun and romantic things to do together that’s guaranteed to leave you feeling high on love and filled with bliss. Read on to find out just how romantic Bangkok can be!

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1. Go on a dreamy treehouse treasure hunt – Bangkok Tree House

Of all the treehouses we’ve ever seen, Bangkok Tree House takes the cake with its ultra gorgeous treehouse.

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Get ready to take lots of unique romantic shots, and have a blast exploring this tree house!

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Have you ever had a dream where you were spending a night on a plush king sized bed set out in the middle of nowhere, under the twinkling starry night sky?

You might be happy to know that your dream can come true, with the “View with a Room”! (Thanks @chulasoi9 for a video walkthrough!)

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It’s pretty intense on the romance factor, seeing as you two will spend the night on a raised rooftop platform – feeling like you’re isolated from the rest of the world, just enjoying the beauty and serenity of the night together.

PS: Should it rain, or if insects come along, they do have a contingency plan, so you don’t have to worry!

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Bangkok Tree House

Rate: From USD $179 / approx. 5,600 Baht (for View with a Room)
Address: 60 Moo1 Soi Bua Phueng Pattana, Bang Namphueng, Phra Padaeng, Samut Prakarn, Greater Bangkok, Phra Pradaeng District, Samut Prakan 10130, Thailand
Contact: +66 82 995-1150


Romantic dining with a view

2. Light up your night with some bugs – Wang Hinghoi

This fairly new eatery employed hundred of fireflies to provide its guest with a magical ambience of soft glows. Situated at an old golf course, the entire restaurant mimics the natural habitat of the insects.

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The restaurant rotates between four themes: earth, water, air and fire, refreshing their decor and menu as they go. Currently, they are on the earth theme, serving seafood and steaks alongside quirky cocktails and will make the switch to water in April.

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Enchanting, artsy and mysterious. Definitely a place to bring your date and charm her with the help of your bug-pals 😉 But you better hurry, because the restaurant will only be open for the lifespan of a firefly and that is a mere 18 months.

Wang Hinghoi

Price: From 2,400 Baht / USD $75 (for five courses)
Address: Wanghinghoi, Petchaburi Rd., Bangkok, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Getting there: 9 min drive from Asok BTS Station; 12 min on foot from Makkasan BTS Station
Contact: + 91 91 979 6226
Opening hours: Mon-Sun from 6:30pm to 11:30pm
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3. Bali in Bangkok? – Buri Tara Wine Bar & Restaurant

This posh dim fancy spot will satisfy your needs for an outdoor Balinese-styled riverside settings, that comes with mesmerising scenery to complement.

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Pro Tip: The best seats in the house are at the outdoor terrace overlooking the river.

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Live bands playing jazz and acoustic music are guaranteed to complete your night, whenever you’re there.

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For food, order up some river prawns, spicy herb smoked salmon, or deep fried spinach and cheese spring rolls. You won’t go wrong with this.

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And after all that, there’s nothing more romantic than drinking champagne under the stars.

PS: Boys, if you’re celebrating anything from proposals to anniversaries, this might be the perfect place to do your thing!

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Buri Tara Wine Bar & Restaurant

Address: 762/2 Rama 3 Rd. Bangpongpang, Yannawa, Bangkok
Contact: +66 2 682 9457
Opening hours: Daily from 5pm to 12 midnight
Price: From 320–1,000 Baht (Approx. USD $9 – 30)


Treat your sweetheart to a romantic afternoon tea

One longstanding romantic activity that cannot be missed is the delightful afternoon tea.

We present not 1, but 2 options to satisfy anyone with different tastes!

4. Cuddle into afternoon tea and glorious views – Vertigo TOO high tea

What better way to get out of the Bangkok heat, than to duck into this sky high tea room.

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Tuck into delicacies like…

  • Fresh cookies, traditional scones, macaroons, tartlets and chocolate mousse

  • Poached Lobster Salad & Tom Yum Dressing

  • Chicken Tikka in Pita Bread Pocket,

  • 4 different types of sandwiches including Baked Gammon Ham Sandwich & Homemade Chili Jam
    Rose Wine Jelly & Fruit

Enticed yet?

While you enjoy the delectable spread, cuddle up on the plush round sofas and literally watch the world go by through large glass windows while 60 storeys high.

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Vertigo Too High Tea

Price: USD $38 / approx. 1250++ Baht per set for two (USD $19 per person)
Address: 60th floor, 21/100 Banyan Tree Hotel, South Road, Sathon Sathon, Thai, Sathon, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Contact: +66 2 679 1200
Opening hours: Sat-Sun from 1pm to 5pm


5. Experience old world charm at one of the best tea rooms in the world – Erawan Tea Room

According to Lonely Planet, Erawan Tea Room is one of the best tea rooms around the world.

And what better way to treat the best person in your life, than to the best stunning afternoon tea experience?

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The elegant tea room exudes grand old world charm with its combination of Thai and old world glamour. Take a seat and dig into delicacies like savoury sausages, dumplings, Thai banana fritters, chocolate Lamington and so much more!

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It’s definitely one lovely experience for those with a more refined taste.

PS: There’s a Smart Casual dress code here!

Erawan Tea Room

Price: From USD $17 / approx. 600 Baht per person
Address: 494 Rajdamri Road, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Contact: +66 2 254 1234
Opening hours: Daily from 2.30pm to 6pm

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6. Have your Disney moment at this abandoned Sleeping Beauty Castle – Magic Land

Bring your princess/prince, and live out your Disney fantasies before this castle that looks very similar to Sleeping Beauty’s castle!

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It’s been abandoned for awhile, but it’s still great for exploring, and for those photo-worthy moments.

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Also, if you’re lucky, you might find an event being held here when you visit! There are some fun events that are held here occasionally that revolve around art, food and music too. A Songkran Festival has also been held here previously!

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PS: We hear go-kart racing is available here too. Feel free to check that out!

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Magic Land

Address: Chom Phon, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
Getting there: Take the MRT and alight at Phahon Yothin Station and walk towards Centara Grand Hotel. Magic Land is just ahead!
Contact: +66 87 450 1577
Opening hours: 24 hours daily

7. Have a forest beneath your feet! – PTT Reforestation Project

Humans are such a beautiful paradox. 100 years ago Bangkok was nothing but a vast land with gorgeous rice paddies and luxuriant vegetation. Fast forward to present days, and you have an urban jungle – which innovative minds are trying to transform back into a salubrious green space!


When it comes to a company whose name is associated with oil and gas, it is almost impossible to believe that they have created a sustainable endeavour of this magnitude.


But that’s exactly the case with PTT’s green project! A huge metro forest in the heart – liver, to be more accurate – of the city.


What’s so great about the forest, apart from making the city a better place? Well… you can actually stroll above it along a sky walk with a view, so as not to disturb the growth of the saplings. There’s even an observation tower, for you to take a gander at the surroundings from a high vantage point.


And if at any time you feel overly heated from walking in the sun – escape into the indoor exhibition space where air-conditioning not only awaits, but some cool installations too. (It’s a pity most of it is in Thai though!)


Since this project was featured in Monocle Magazine, and visited by the U.S. Ambassador, we are guessing they are doing something right!

PTT Reforestation Project

Getting there: The easiest way is to take the BTS to Udomsuk. Then tell the taxi driver to go to Pa Nai Krung. Coordinates here
Contact: +66 02-136-6380
Opening hours: 1st Round 9am to 10:30am and 10:30 to 12pm, 2nd Round 1pm to 2:30pm and 2:30pm to 4pm, closed only on Monday


8. Stroll around a beautiful palace – Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall

What better way to make your partner feel like the royal they are, then by bringing them on a stroll around a beautiful palace?

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Enter Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, not only is it a gorgeous backdrop for those OOTDs and incredibly photogenic couple photos – it’s also a great place to take in some culture.

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The palace which was established in 1915, now doubles as a space for state occasions, as well as a museum! It holds permanent exhibitions showing Thailand’s national artists’ work, so not only do you get to take beautiful photos, you’ll get to take in beautiful art too.

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PS: This is royal property and a strict dress code is required. No slippers, shorts, sleeveless shirts or T-shirts are allowed. (You’ll be taking photos at a legitimate palace anyway, so why not dress the part!)

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PPS: You know how in Korean dramas, there’s always that one date the lead actors go on – where they pedal in water bikes on the river, and look like they’re having a ton of fun and sweet moments? Well, you can do that at Dusit Zoo which is just alongside the palace!

You might want to consider combining a visit to the palace with a visit to Dusit Zoo. There’s a 7-11 and KFC within the zoo, and tickets to the zoo are 150 Baht per person too!

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Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall

Entrance Fee: USD $4.20 / approx. 150 Baht
Address: Royal Plaza Dusit, U-Thong Nai Road, Bangkok 10300, Thailand
Contact: +66 2 283 9411
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 4pm (30min guided tours available from 10am to 3.30pm)


Japanese onsen bath and an incredible secret spa experience

9. A romantic Japanese onsen bath for two? – Kashikiri soda onsen

If you’ve never tried an onsen bath before, this is the time to finally experience the rejuvenation for yourself.

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Here’s the good news, Kashikiri offers private onsen baths for couples too! Soak in wooden tubs and feel the aches in your muscles melt away as you enjoy the experience together in your private room. Afterwards, feel free to get a massage too!

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Kashikiri Onsen & Spa

Price: From USD $24 / approx. 850 Baht (for private onsen); USD $32 / approx. 1150 Baht (for 45 mins private onsen and 30 mins head, shoulders and back massage)
Address: 84 Sukhumvit 49 Bangkok Thailand 10110
Contact: 081-268-4624, 02-258-7902
Opening hours: Daily from 9.30am to 10.30pm


10. Onsen & Massage (Get more bang for your buck!) – Let’s Relax Spa

If you still want more onsen options to choose from, consider the onsen & spa at Let’s Relax Spa (only available at the Thonglor outlet). True to their name, it’s a seriously relaxing space. The downside (or upside you want a tiny bit of me time to relax), is that you and your partner will have to enjoy the onsen in separate gender distinct rooms.

After that, come back together and chill in the lounge, before going off for a massage in your private couple room!

PS: If you’re not looking for an onsen experience, but want a super good spa package, book through Klook for a great deal!

Let’s Relax Onsen & Spa Thonglor

Price: USD $39 / approx. 1400 Baht (for 2h onsen and Thai massage package); USD $60 / approx. 2099 Baht (for 2h aromatherapy oil massage and body scrub or body wrap package)
Address: Centre Point Sukhumvit 55 ,300 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor) Sukhumvit Road, Kwang Klongtonnua, Khet Wattana , Bangkok. 10110 (Do check their website for other outlets available in Bangkok. Onsen is only available in the Thonglor outlet)
Contact: +66 2 042 8045
Opening hours: Daily from 10am to 12 midnight

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11. Treat each other to a spa experience unlike anything else! – Organika Secret Spa

Enough of onsens, how about a secret spa experience?

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Organika Secret Spa is inspired by The Secret Garden, and it truly makes you feel like you’ve just stepped into a secret garden that’s all yours. Decorated with greenery, flowers and natural white tones, it feels heavenly, exclusive and luxurious all at the same time.

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Depending on what you opt for, feel free to choose the milk bath and massage in the private couple room! (That’s our favourite :P)

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PS: There’s a cafe here too, so if you’re hungry after the spa therapy, go ahead and fill up on brunch delights like eggs benedict or even go for the high tea set!

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Organika Secret Spa & Cafe

Price: From USD $22 / approx. 800 Baht (for 30min aromatic milk bath therapy)
Address: 46 Klang Alley, Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Contact: +66 2 665 1898
Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 8pm


12. Looking for a good haunted mansion? – Mansion 7 Bangkok

Some couples enjoy a good scare and are on the constant look out for haunted house experiences (like Halloween horror events for example).

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If you and your boo are one of those, well, Mansion 7 is where you’ll want to go. There are 3 stories for you to pick from to get a specific haunted house experience (such as one about a mentally unsound prisoner).

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The legend goes that Mansion 7’ owner’s daughter died, and he conducted different experiments to bring her back to life – from black magic to dark art and more.

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The haunted house does its best to frighten the sh*t out of you, and we’ve heard that it does live up to its reputation. From pitch black rooms and creepy screams and being chased by psychos, your fright tolerance will be tested beyond its limits.

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Apart from the haunted house, there are also shopping and dining options available at various aptly named places like some of the ones listed below.

  • Krueng Zen (it means sacrificial offerings), Thai cuisine

  • Casino Royale, Italian fusion cuisine (there’s black ebiko pasta which sounds real good!)

  • Casper Burger, beef and pork burgers

  • Neglected Garden, giftshops

  • Hidden Closet, toys and outfits for bedroom use *wink wink*

  • Gimmick Magic Shop, oddities

Are you and your boo (literally) up for the challenge?

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PS: If you do make it there, let us know how you fared!

Mansion 7 Bangkok

Price: USD $17.10 / approx. 599 Baht (for haunted house entrance fee); USD $3.80 / 135 Baht (for each photo souvenir)
Address: Ratchadaphisek 14 Alley, Lane 2, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310, Thailand
Contact: +66 2 692 6311
Opening hours: Daily from 6pm to 12 midnight


13. Enjoy a spectacular performance of Thailand’s arts & culture (also one of the largest shows in the world!) – Siam Niramit

What do you get when you combine Thailand’s history & culture, 150 flying dancers & musicians, and live elephants & goats.

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That’s right, we get Siam Niramit, one of the largest shows in the world that does a wildly amazing job of portraying the story of Thailand’s historical and spiritual heritage.

During anniversaries, or even just for date nights – instead of shelling out hefty prices for tickets to Broadway, or musicals at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands – why not indulge in a musical extravaganza that will bring you right into the heart of Thai culture?

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Set in archaic times, the show takes you through village ceremonies and lifestyles of the past, and share more about spiritual beliefs ranging from karma to mystical netherworlds.

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The story is accompanied and fleshed out through the use of dance and folk music along with dynamic stage effects – coming together to create a masterful story that grips the hearts of anyone watching.

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Siam Niramit

Price: From USD $23 / approx. 805 Baht (for Regular Seat); USD $29 / approx. 1015 Baht (for Regular Seat with Buffet)
Address: 19 Tiamruammit Road, HuayKwang, Bangkok 10320
Getting there: Take the MRT to Thailand Cultural Centre MRT Station and come out through Exit 1. Siam Niramit provides a free shuttle bus from here. (Shuttle service starts at 5.15pm, in 15min intervals, and drop offs will resume after the show.)
Contact: +66 2649 9222
Opening hours: Buffet from 5pm to 7.45pm; Pre-show entertainment from 7pm to 7.30pm; Theatre doors open at 7.30pm; and Show (1h 20mins without intermission) starts at 8pm

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14. A romantic dinner cruise is enough to make anyone fall deeper in love (according to Hollywood) – Loy Nava

Do you remember watching Parent Trap as a kid? How the divorced parents were tricked into going on a dinner cruise together by the ‘two’ Lindsay Lohans – and ended up falling back in love?

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Well, you and your significant other are definitely not divorced *touch wood*, but a dinner cruise might just create the perfect ambience to fall deeper in love than ever.

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You lovebirds will get more than your money’s worth at Loy Nava because:

  1. You’ll have a personal butler serving up your 8-course meal (complete with 4 appetisers, 1 soup, 5 main courses, 1 dessert and fruit platter) and drinks

  2. You’ll get to choose between Thai Traditional, Thai Seafood or Thai Vegetarian dinners

  3. Live music and classical Thai dancing will set the tone for a fun and lively dinner cruise date

  4. You’ll get to sail on a luxury Chao Phraya cruise on a traditional rice barge! #experienceforthewin

  5. Lastly, round trip transfers are provided to hotels within central Bangkok! (Sukhumit, Sathorn, Pratunum, Silom)

It’s totally worth your money, amiright?!

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PS: Looking for more cruises? Check out this contemporary Supanniga Cruise where you can enjoy Bangkok sunset views, gourmet food and signature cocktails!

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Loy Nava

Price: USD $45 / approx. 1575 Baht
Address: Si Phaya Express Boat Pier, (Captain Bush Lane), Charoen Krung Rd Soi 30, Bang Rak (The Loy Nava Dinner Cruise boat departs from Si Phraya Express Boat Pier)
Contact: +66 2 437 4932
Dinner cruise timings: Daily at 6pm to 8pm, and 8.10pm to 10.10pm

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15. Explore a beautiful piece of history together – The Jim Thompson House

Not sure if you’ve heard of Jim Thompson before, but there’s a pretty intriguing history behind it.

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During WWII, Jim Thompson was a military man sent to Thailand where he eventually settled and famously boosted the Thai silk scene – that resulted in the famous Thai silk brand, Jim Thomson.

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This was his very house, and he eventually disappeared in 1967. No remains were ever found, and no one knows what happened till date.

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History aside, The Jim Thompson House holds a lot of interesting historical and cultural treasures that Jim amassed during his time there. (There are also art exhibitions available!)

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Apart from olden time crockery and decor, one of the most interesting things available there is an actual Mouse House (made in the 19th century) – also known as the TV of the olden days, before televisions were ever invented!

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PS: This writer personally made a visit with her partner and we both found it an absolutely great activity to do together! Highly recommend!

PPS: There’s a shop and restaurant onsite too!

The Jim Thompson House

Entrance Fees: USD $4.20 / approx. 150 Baht
Address: Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
Contact: +66 2 216 7368
Opening hours: Daily from 9am to 6pm


16. Make it old school with a seaside farm village date! – Sheep Village Farm & Restaurant

It’s quaint with western and eclectic decor, filled with sheep, and doubles triples as a farm, restaurant and bar at night.

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Filled with ample photogenic spots for Instagram photos, you’ll have a simply lovely time strolling around Sheep Village whether day or night.

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If you love the idea of a seaside farm/village date, then this is where you should definitely come. If you’re trying to find a unique bar by the shimmering Chao Phraya River, then a visit here will be perfect, since the bar is located right by it!

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Meet cute baby sheep, milk some sheep, wander around the Western/Eclectic farm, and feel like you’re in a whole new world together.

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Of course, don’t forget to take cute photos of your date here!

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Sheep Village Farm & Restaurant

Price/Entrance Fees: USD $8.50 / approx. 300 Baht
Address: 86/1 Charan Sanitwong, The River South Tower, Khwaeng Somdet Chao Phraya, Khet Bang Phlat, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10700, Thailand
Contact: +66 83 8888 765
Opening hours: Daily from 4pm to 2am


17. Have a romantic dinner date high in the twinkling sky – Bangkok Sky Balcony Buffet, Baiyoke Sky

Looking for a spectacular rooftop restaurant to dine with your lover to extravagant views?

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You can’t get much higher than the 81st floor of Baiyoke Sky Hotel.

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All you need to do, is choose the dishes you’d like from the buffet line and/or menu, then get seated at the indoor balcony table, or the premium outdoor balcony table – and dig into the stunning twinkling city views.

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There’s a smorgasbord of mouthwatering Thai cuisine laid out, all for your pickings! Take your time to dine, and enjoy the quality time amidst the glimmering skyline.

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Once done, head over to the Observation Deck on the 77th floor, and the Revolving View Point on the 84th floor – to continue taking in the sights while enjoying each other’s company.

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You should know that the buffet comes with complimentary entrance to both places!

PS: If you’d prefer a good selection of seafood in your buffet, head to the 76th or 78th floor for a different type of sky dining. Click here for more info.

There’s also a Floating Market Buffet available on the 75th floor! Click here for more info.

Bangkok Sky Balcony Buffet

Price: USD $26 / approx. 910 Baht
Address: 81st floor of the Baiyoke Sky Hotel, 222 Ratchaprarop Rd., Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400 Thailand
Contact: +66 2 656 3000
Opening hours: 5.30pm – 11.00pm

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Looking for an adventure? Cruise your way through a Thailand-only adventure!

Have you ever wanted to tour Bangkok via Chao Phraya River but have absolutely no idea how the public ferry system works?

Thankfully, there are cruises that make things much more simpler for travellers unfamiliar with the public ferry system!

18. Interested in marveling at iconic temples and secret canal communities? – Temple & River of Kings

One thing couples might not do nearly enough, is to throw themselves into the culture of other countries together. It can be surprisingly fun and spiritual all at the same time.

On this Temple & River of Kings cruise, you’ll basically get on a traditional Thai long tail boat, and meander down Chao Phraya River.

From the Royal Palace, to gorgeous temples like Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), and discovering hidden communities living on the canals – it’s one tour that brings you this sense of peace and adventure all at the same time.

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PS: Make sure your knees and shoulders are covered, and that you’re wearing closed heel shoes as this tour involves visiting religious sites and the Grand Palace

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Temple & River of Kings

Price: USD $82 / approx. 2732 Baht
Address: Lobby of Nouvo City Hotel, 2 Samsen Rd, Soi 2, Pranakorn, Bangkok
Cruise hours: 8.30am to 1.30pm (on the tour date booked)

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19. Pay a visit to the UNESCO world heritage site and ancient capital of Thailand – Ayutthaya Grand Pearl River Cruise

Have you ever been to Ayutthaya, the ancient capital of Thailand? This UNESCO world heritage site is one really magnificent historical site, and a cruise is a super cool way to explore it.

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The itinerary will comprise stopping at Bang Pa-In the Summer Palace of King Rama V, and Ayutthaya, as well as both lunch and afternoon tea onboard the cruise.

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Apart from that, you’ll pass 12 different landmarks, with a guide sharing the stories of these landmarks. It’s a really cool tour we’d recommend to everyone!

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PS: Make sure your knees and shoulders are covered, and that you’re wearing closed heel shoes as this tour involves visiting religious sites and the Grand Palace

Ayutthaya Grand Pearl River Cruise

Price: USD $47.5 / approx. 1580 Baht
Address: Charoen Krung 24, Khwaeng Talat Noi, Khet Samphanthawong, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10100, Thailand (Meeting point in front of River City Pier, outside Top Supermarket.)
Cruise hours: 7.15am to 4pm (on the tour date booked)

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20. Gain lifelong culinary skills to recreate your favourite Thai dishes at home! – Baipai Thai Cooking School

Once you try the delicious locally made food in Thailand, Tom Yum sold at coffeeshops back home will never taste as good (unless cooked by Thais).

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This is your chance to learn how to cook like a Thai, and gain lifelong culinary skills to create your favourite Thai dishes back at home. Perfect for couples to do together, Baipai Thai lets you pick up Thai culinary tips as well as cook a range of traditional Thai dishes!

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Learn more about how the Thais balance their traditional herbs and spices to create those delicate Thai flavours, and at the end of your cooking session, you’ll get recipe cards to bring home so you’ll have something to reference if you ever forget certain steps.

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All ingredients and equipments are provided, and you’ll get to go on a fun market visit. After everything, you’ll also get photo souvenirs of your time here!

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PS: The best part about this cooking class? Round trip hotel transfers are provided so you don’t have to go through the hassle of finding out how to get there yourself.

Baipai Thai Cooking School

Price: USD $63 / approx. 2205 Baht
Address: 8/91 Ngam Wongwan Road, Soi 54 Ladyao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
Contact: +66 2 561 1404
Cooking Class hours: Mon-Sat 8am to 1.30pm (Morning class with market visit); Mon, Weds, Fri 9.30 to 1.30pm (morning class without market visit); Mon-Sat 1.30pm to 5.30pm (afternoon class without market visit)

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Indulge in cafehopping at some fairytale cafes

As we all know, Bangkok is overflowing with incredible cafes from unique themed ones, to garden cafes, and cafes with gorgeous desserts. We’ve recently unearthed some of the latest romantic cafes you simply can’t miss!

21. Follow your butterflies and fall in Bohemian love – Featherstone Bistro

Honestly, this cafe has way too many beautiful details and accents we don’t even know where to begin.

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From the floral decor, to the “Drink Me potions” poured into cups of petal-filled ice cubes, and other vintage/bohemian touches – anyone will fall in love with an afternoon spent here, and with your better half too!

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Featherstone Bistro

Price: From USD $2.50 / approx. 90 Baht
Address: 60 Ekamai 12 Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Contact: +66 97 058 6846
Opening hours: Daily (except Tuesdays)  from 10.30am to 10pm


22. Get cosy in an artfully timeless antique hideout – Puritan Antique Gallery Cafe Bistro

It’s green and antique all at the same time. With decor that looks artfully timeless, and set up to create a cosy space for couples to get together, it’s a wonder that it’s not more known!

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Get your fill of fragrant teas and juices here, along with Western-style mains and dainty pastries. You won’t be disappointed with this secret spot!

Photo via Bamsirin

Puritan Antique Gallery Cafe Bistro

Price: From USD $2.60 / approx. 100 Baht
Address: 46/1 Soi Aree 5 Bangkok 10400
Contact: 02-357-1099
Opening hours: Daily from 1pm to 10pm


23. For kooky couples with a love for the spooky – Kaethy the Witch

Who here loves Tim Burton? While this cafe may not be the stereotypical romantic setting – it does provide a different type of ambience for the kooky couples out there!

Photo via Paramae, Chinjo, Ollo

If you weirdos share a love for the eccentric and the spooky, you’ll love this space with all its spookilicious desserts and drinks. XD

Photo via Longrukyim, Butr
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Kaethy the Witch

Price: From USD $2.40 / approx. 85 Baht
Address: Nak Niwat 41, Lat Phrao Bangkok 10230
Contact: 66-81-9168447
Opening hours: Daily from 9am to 8pm


24.The palace of a Prince and Princess – Suan Pakkad Palace

For the couples with an interest in history, but hate the idea of travelling far – you’ll love that this palace/museum is only a 5min walk from Phaya Thai BTS. (This means it’s super near Pratunam! #thankgod)

Photo via Phraopha, Niimph

Established in 1952, it gives you a close look at olden day Thailand with 8 traditional Thai houses filled with fine art, antiques and oddities.

From rare and super antique musical instruments, to weapons, drawings, silverware and more – the items in this palace indirectly share the story of Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess Chumbhot who used to live here.

Photo via Ohm, Pl ,Oon, Popo

PS: It’s great for a simple and fun day of strolling around ‘olden Thailand’!

Suan Pakkad Palace

Entrance Fees: USD $2.60 / approx. 100 Baht
Address: 352-354 Sri Ayudhya Road, Thanon Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Contact: +66 2 245 4934
Opening hours: Daily from 9am to 4pm


25. Head to London Street and pig out… In Bangkok! – London Street

Always wanted to travel the world with your partner? It’s time to travel the globe once again, and land in London Street… in Bangkok!

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London Street is an interesting concept that’s not only chic and fun, but also brings together the idea of a community, restaurants, and mall all in one space.

Photo via Bewbewpan

“…community-food-mall that conjures the ambience of London metropolis with the London-chic style decoration.”

Photo via Pikkapoy, Ploy, Sakura, Hikaruru

There are 5 pretty popular restaurants available here:

  1. MK Restaurant (Serves a variety of cuisines from London Street Set with English High Tea style and Roasted duck served with unique side dishes to Special Suki set full of quality nutrition, and Signature desserts).

  2. Yayoi (Traditional Japanese dining)

  3. Miyazaki Tepanyaki (Teppanyaki restaurant)

  4. Le Siam (Authentic Thai restaurant)

  5. Le Petit (English Victorian/Modern cuisine fusion)

One thing’s for sure, the photo-taking opportunities here are endless, and after some exploration – feel free to fill up on any of the cuisines available here!

Photo via Titledsv, Khunmum, Bobangkok

London Street

Address: 2259 Pattanakarn Road, Suanluang, Suanluang, Bangkok, 10250
Contact: 02-003-4487
Opening hours: Daily from 10.30am to 10pm


26. Have your own movie-worthy romantic ferris wheel kiss! – Asiatique Sky Ferris Wheel

In plenty a Hollywood rom-com movie, there somehow always seems to be a date on the Ferris Wheel, that ends with a sweet and super romantic kiss scene.

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Have you ever wanted your own movie-worthy romantic ferris wheel kiss? Well, finally have it at Asiatique’s Sky Ferris Wheel!

Photo via Jenipatty

You don’t have to pay exorbitant amounts to get on the Singapore Flyer (and it’s not even a private cabin -_-), and you’ll be able to enjoy gorgeous night views of Bangkok from high above.

Photo via Taremin, Richiaan

All we can say is it’s a romantic cliche for a reason – don’t miss out, and have fun, kids!

Asiatique Sky Ferris Wheel

Price: USD $8 / approx. 280 Baht
Address: 2194 Charoen Krung Rd, Khwaeng Wat Phraya Krai, Khet Bang Kho Laem, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand
Getting there: Take the BTS to Saphan Taksin and take the free shuttle to Asiatique at the end of the pier
Contact: +66 2 108 4488
Opening hours: Daily from 5pm to 12 midnight

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27. One for the fitness couples! – Muay Thai Live, The Legend Lives

One thing we’ve realised, is just how many people have been jumping on the fitness trend. (Well, it’s not so much a trend, as it should be a lifestyle!)

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In that case, how could we leave out a live Muay Thai match! Personally, this writer’s partner was very upset that we weren’t able to catch one the previous time we were in Bangkok together – and we’re sure there are other couples out there who would love to take in a good old Muay Thai match together too.

Photo via Muaythailive Bkk

What with people starting to sign up at gyms, whether it’s crossfit, powerlifting, Muay Thai, boxing or more…

This can be an incredibly fun and exciting (read: major adrenaline rush) activity for couples who love watching a good fight in the name of fitness or pure entertainment.


Muay Thai Live, The Legend Lives

Price: USD $22 / approx. 770 Baht
Address: 2194 Charoenkrung Road, The Stage at Asiatique The Riverfront, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Getting there: Take the BTS to Saphan Taksin and take the free shuttle to Asiatique at the end of the pier
Contact: +66 2 108 5999
Opening hours: Daily (except Mondays) from 8pm to 9.30pm, Gates open at 7.30pm

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28. Watch Bangkok’s ultimate cabaret together because… Why not? – Calypso Cabaret

Another fascinating live performance to take in, in all its colourful glory – you’ll find flamboyant burlesque performances by Bangkok’s renowned gorgeous ladyboys.

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There’ll also be realistic impersonations of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, along with Khon Dance Performance (traditional Thai dance originally for the royal court), and more.

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This musical extravaganza will leave you and your boo flabbergasted at its hyper cabaret shenanigans – which will make for one adventure to remember.

Photo via Yakenaena, Ih0228, Urchinsg

As you’re enjoying Calypso Cabaret, you’ll also be digging into an authentic Thai set dinner. (It’s something different compared to your usual eating dinner in front of the TV. Instead, you’ll be eating in front of a live cabaret!

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PS: Stay around when the show ends, you just might get to take some photos with the performers for your souvenir of the night!

Photo via Xiaoyang, Er

Calypso Cabaret

Price: From USD $26 / approx 910 Baht (for Calypso Cabaret Ticket); USD $43 / approx. 1505 Baht (for Calypso Cabaret Ticket, Dinner, Thai Dance)
Address: Asiatique The Riverfront, 2194 Charoenkrung 72-76 Rd., Prayakrai, Bangkorlaem, Bangkok 10120 Thailand
Getting there: Take the BTS to Saphan Taksin and take the free shuttle to Asiatique at the end of the pier
Contact: +66 2 688 1415
Opening hours: Daily at 8.15pm and 9.45pm (Calypso Cabaret); Daily at 6:30pm (dinner) and 8.15pm (show time), 8.30pm (dinner) and 9.45pm (show time)

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Have we changed your perspective on Bangkok?

It’s so much more romantic than anyone has ever thought – even we can’t believe it ourselves!

What is one romantic thing you’ll definitely want to check out? Let us know in the comments below!

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