Cuisine and Culture

A singular experience of our vegetarian and vegan cuisine blended with Thai culture

Offered exclusively in Bangkok

Our Cuisine and Culture package begins with May Kaidee's unique vegetarian and vegan cooking classes centered around health and wellness, combining the experience with an introduction to Thai culture. So once your wok cools off, we'll invite you to participate in a lively session of Thai dancing (dressed in traditional Thai clothing, if you like) and then engage you in a variety of other cultural activities.

Raw vegan circular ice cream cake with strawberries. Two brown textured cake slices with white ice cream inside.
Raw vegan circular ice cream cake with strawberries. Two brown textured cake slices with white ice cream inside.

This package includes hotel, ground transportation, all meals, cooking classes, all spa sessions, Thai massage, herbal massage, reflexology (foot massage) and fitness center. (Airfare is not included.)
Starting at $635 USD per person.

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3-Day Package

Day 1

After being picked up from the airport and driven to your hotel, if you arrive in the evening, you'll have the option of going to the spa for a Thai massage, an herbal massage or a reflexology treatment (foot massage) before sleep, or if you arrive in the afternoon, you'll be invited to enjoy a delicious vegetarian or vegan meal with menu items such as our popular tom yam soup, pad thai, green curry and fresh spring rolls.

Day 2

Start the day with our most popular Thai vegetarian and vegan cooking class. Fresh juice will be served while you learn to prepare dishes including tom yam soup, pad thai, green curry and fresh spring rolls. Optionally return to your hotel to rest and/or relax by the rooftop pool with a smoothie, or visit the National Palace and the famous Wat Po. Later, enjoy a healthy raw-food meal for dinner, and end the evening with a reflexology treatment.

Day 3

Get an early start with energizing fresh juice or a smoothie (options include a mixture of mango, papaya, dragonfruit and ginger) as part of your vegetarian or vegan breakfast, and then visit two of the most famous temples in Bangkok: Wat Bowonniwet Vihara and Wat Saket (Golden Mountain). Return to your hotel and check out by 12 noon.

Raw vegan circular ice cream cake with strawberries. Two brown textured cake slices with white ice cream inside.

Panang curry learned during our Thai vegetarian and vegan cooking class

Raw vegan circular ice cream cake with strawberries. Two brown textured cake slices with white ice cream inside.

Panang curry learned during our Thai vegetarian and vegan cooking class

5-Day Package

Days 1–3 (same as 3-day package except for checkout)

Additionally on day 3: Return to your hotel for a spa session, then enjoy either a raw-food or cooked vegetarian or vegan dinner. Complete the evening with a reflexology treatment (foot massage) before sleep.

Day 4

After breakfast, attend our mid-morning Thai raw-food course where you'll learn to prepare coconut noodle pad thai, tom yam chili paste, tom yam soup and a variety of sauces and salads. Take a short break after the course followed by an afternoon spa session or a swim in the rooftop pool. Enjoy a delicious vegetarian or vegan dinner followed by an optional trip to the evening flower market before returning to the hotel.

Day 5

After breakfast, spend the morning visiting the local fruit and vegetable market, then continue from the instruction learned on day 2 with a more advanced Thai vegetarian and vegan cooking class. Return to your hotel and check out by 12 noon.

Raw vegan circular ice cream cake with strawberries. Two brown textured cake slices with white ice cream inside.

Students and instructor enjoying traditional Thai clothing

Raw vegan circular ice cream cake with strawberries. Two brown textured cake slices with white ice cream inside.

Students and instructor enjoying traditional Thai clothing

10-Day Package

Days 1–5 (same as 5-day package except for checkout)

Additionally on day 5: Return to your hotel for a spa session, enjoy either a raw-food or cooked vegetarian or vegan dinner, and end the evening with an aromatherapy treatment.

Day 6

After breakfast, travel to Ayutthaya, the old capital of Thailand (then known as the Kingdom of Siam). Check into our sister hotel and have lunch after getting settled. In the afternoon, visit some of the most famous temples, such as Wat Mahathat and Wat Ratchaburana, and then return to the hotel to relax before dinner. Dine at one of Ayutthaya's great restaurants and enjoy live music before returning to the hotel for the night.

Day 7

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then explore more of Ayutthaya's temples. Visit Wat Phra Si Sanphet, Wat Yai Chai Mongkol and Wat Chai Wattanaram. Break for lunch at a local favorite restaurant, then either return to the hotel for a rest or continue exploring the old Thai capital until sunset. Go out to dinner at a popular riverside restaurant, then return to the hotel and have a reflexology treatment (foot massage) before sleep.

Day 8

After breakfast, check out of the hotel in Ayutthaya and return to Bangkok in time to enjoy either a raw-food or cooked vegetarian or vegan lunch. Check in to the Bangkok hotel, and later in the afternoon, treat yourself to a spa session and some time by the rooftop pool. Enjoy dinner in our restaurant followed by a reflexology treatment before sleep.

Day 9

Take an extended cultural tour of Bangkok including a visit to Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) and some of the lesser known but equally impressive temples along the Chao Phraya River. Return to the hotel to relax as you have an afternoon herbal massage. Enjoy a vegetarian or vegan dinner followed by an evening spa session or late-night swim before sleep.

Day 10

Enjoy a raw-food vegetarian or vegan breakfast with pancakes, fresh fruit, coconut, tea, fresh juice and your choice of smoothie, followed by a morning spa session for your continued health and wellness. Check out of your hotel by 12 noon.

Raw vegan circular ice cream cake with strawberries. Two brown textured cake slices with white ice cream inside.

Wat Arun in Bangkok

Raw vegan circular ice cream cake with strawberries. Two brown textured cake slices with white ice cream inside.

Wat Arun in Bangkok