Capella Bangkok recently debuted a two-night Mini Escape offer for family travelers hoping to immerse themselves in local culture. Situated on the Chao Phraya River in the Thai capital, Capella Bangkok serves as a perfect base for learning more about the Thai culture.
Its family-themed package focuses on cultural immersion and educational excursions. Optional activities include painting a traditional Thai performance mask, a Khon Mask; or a Northern Thai-style umbrella. Or families can opt to get out and explore the surrounding neighborhood and local community along the Charoenkrung Road neighborhood.
With package add-ons, families can take in the history and culture on their own terms. As an example, they can add on a personalized biking excursion with a Capella Culturist during the One Road, Two Wheels add-on. Or, parents can opt for time to themselves by booking on-site childcare services.
The package includes:
- Two-night stay in accommodation of choosing
- Daily breakfast for two adults and two children
- In-room teepee tent
- Flexible check-in and check-out
- Complimentary pressing of up to five pieces of clothing per stay
Add-on options include:
- One Road, Two Wheels experience
- Klong Way Home experience
- Little Monks
- Childcare services
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