Babe and Nut recently escaped the Big Mango for a trip to the banks of the Mae Klong river in Samut Songkhram just a 90 minute drive from Bangkok. Their destination is the lush river-front resort of Bann Amphawa.
Baan Amphawa Website
From the Baan Amphawa website:
"Baan Amphawa Resort & Spa offers the idyllic retreat on the bank of Mae Klong River which blends traditional Thai houses with contemporary Thai luxury to create a haven of historical elegance among the lush tropical landscape.
Baan Amphawa Resort & Spa invites you to get close to the river of life with the comfortable and relaxing privacy home-like 59 units in traditional Thai house and contemporary Rattanakosin style houses. Each unit is nested in tropical garden creating the perfect hideaway for those looking to avoid Thailand’s mass tourism."
Check out video review of Baan Amphawa below:
Baan Amphawa features 59 Thai style rooms starting from just $49 a night but Babe always wants to show you the best of thebest so she stayed in the pool villa suite which features it's own pool. This luxury room is a very reasonable $110 per night.
Check out our gallery below for pics of this wonderfully Thai room.
After a restful evening be sure to rise early and take in the view of river life in Thailand while you nosh on the delightful eats of the breakfast buffet. You can est in air conditioned comfort or if you wish dine alfresco along the river and take in the morning sounds of the water community welcoming a new day.
In between your time in the relaxing waters of the two on-site pools, sipping a potable by the riverside or just riding around the ground on a red bike (so cute Babe! ) be sure to sample to cuisine at Baan Amphawa A few must try dishes include Boiled Mackerel with Sugarcane, Deep Fried Mixed Mushrooms with Garlic and Chili, Deep Fried Seas Bass in Lychee Sauce, and Thai River Prawn Spaghetti with Garlic and Dried Chili - Very Yummy, Very Thai!
If after all your relaxing and dining you need to further unwind then fear not as a visit to the Suphannika Spa will ease any lingering worries from your mind and aches from your body. The perfect way to wrap up a uniquely Thai escape to Baan Amphawa Resort and Spa. You'll thank us!
22 Bangkapom-Kaewfah Road, Amphawa, Samut Songkhram, Samut Songkhram, Thailand 75110
Fax: (66 34) 752 229
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