From the Sky to the Seas: Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Bangkok
by: The Beat Asia
January 23, 2024
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to make your special someone feel even more special! Aside from giving them gifts, what better way to celebrate the season of love than with an unforgettable date somewhere along the romantic streets of Bangkok? From breathtaking rooftop views to picturesque cruises by the sea, the city has it all.
Whether you’re going solo or in a lovey-dovey relationship, check out our list of some of the best places to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Bangkok, guaranteed to make your heart skip a beat.
How romantic is a dinner date with a majestic view of the Chao Phraya River? We’ll say very! If this is the kind of date night that you’re looking for this Valentine’s Day, Shangri-La Bangkok has got it covered, as the hotel is hosting various dinner specials at its riverside restaurants.
On Feb. 14, NEXT2 Cafe will serve chilled seafood platters for two along with Sweet Valentine’s theme desserts. Meanwhile, Volti Tuscan Grill & Bar will serve an Italian set curated by executive chef Bruno Ferrari, while the Salathip Thai Restaurant will offer a savoury Thai dinner. Shangri-La Bangkok is also serving a special dinner, which comes with a bottle of champagne and a bouquet of roses, at a romantic gazebo by the river. To book your seats, go here.
Location: Shangri-La Bangkok, 89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road, Bangrak, Bangkok, Thailand
Axis & Spin Rooftop Sky Lounge & Bar
Fancy an intimate dinner date on Valentine’s Day? If you do, you can book a table at Axis & Spin Rooftop Sky Lounge & Bar! With a view overlooking the city’s skyscrapers, the sky-high bar offers a romantic setting that will take your special someone’s breath away.
For Valentine’s Day, the bar is offering a five-course set menu for two with a drink pairing, composed of delectable Asian fares. The special dinner is worth THB4,999++ for a regular seat, but if you’d love a full experience of the sky lounge, you can opt for a window seat for an additional fee of THB1,000. To book a table, tap here.
Location: Axis & Spin Rooftop Sky Lounge & Bar, The Continent Hotel, 413 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Thailand
Chao Phraya River Cruise
With its vast waters and amazing view of Bangkok’s cityscapes, there’s no question why Chao Phraya is one of the city’s best spots for a romantic date. Especially at night, when the city lights come alive. If you still don’t believe us, why not experience it for yourself through a romantic cruise? Here, you can marvel at Bangkok’s iconic landmarks, including the Asiatique Riverfront Pier, ICONSIAM, the Emerald Buddha Temple, and the Grand Palace. Book now via Chao Phraya Princess Cruise or Klook.
Location: Asiatique The Riverfront Pier, Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok, Thailand / ICONSIAM, Khlong San District, Bangkok, Thailand (meet-up and drop-off)
Royal Park Rajapruek
If you or your special someone loves flowers, why not give them a bouquet — nay, a garden of them? While you can’t pick them out or take them home, various types of flowers bloom at the Flora Festival at Royal Park Rajapruek, a few miles north of Bangkok!
Here, you can marvel at the colourful flowers spread across the whole park and explore the place with your special someone, or even if you’re going solo! Some of the flower species that can be found here are roses, orchids, winter flowers, and many more. The festival runs until Feb. 29, but you can expect special events for Valentine’s Day from Feb. 12-14.
Location: Royal Park Rajapruek, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand
CASIA at Chatrium Grand Bangkok
They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Hence, a dinner date, paired with candle lights to set the mood, is another way to make your Valentine’s Day special! You can have this dreamy date at the CASIA restaurant in Chatrium Grand Bangkok.
Featuring dishes by chef Darius Seitfudem, the six-course dinner will offer delectable fares and an exquisite selection of wines, plus a live music performance with violin and harp. Each reservation comes with a complimentary present and a Polaroid picture that you can keep for memories! To book your seats for this dinner, go here.
Location: CASIA, Chatrium Grand Bangkok, 728 Phetchaburi Road, Thanon Phetchaburi, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
This hidden gem in Bangkok is one for romantics! With its quaint and intimate atmosphere, Chakrabongse Villas is a great place to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
From its Michelin Guide-recognised private dining venue to its luxurious suites, this villa is perfect for a date or a couple’s or solo staycation. You can also go on a boat trip or have soothing massages with your loved one, among other experiences. For reservations, you can visit Chakrabongse’s website or email [email protected].
Location: Chakrabongse Villas, 396 Maharaj Road, Tatien, Bangkok, Thailand
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