Banyan Tree Bangkok Hotel has launched the Saffron Cruise, a new riverboat cruise service offering a dining experience along the Chao Phraya River.
The 38m-long vessel features a show-kitchen restaurant and bar on the open-air main deck for alfresco daytime and evening dining, with air conditioning available upon request. Guests can also enjoy authentic Thai dishes courtesy of Banyan Tree’s signature Thai restaurant Saffron.
As well, the ship’s rooftop Moon Deck features a stool-sit bar and lounge plus a scenic Sky Bridge. On-board ambience includes live entertainment and cultural performances.
As a leisure river cruise service, Saffron Cruise also offers MICE hosting, including business and trade group meetings and company incentive events. Private charter packages include cooking classes, tailored spa treatments from the Banyan Tree Spa, engagement and wedding ceremonies, cultural/scenic tours, and more.
The cruise takes guests along the Chao Phraya and a cluster of popular riverside cultural sites and attractions, including Wat Arun/Temple of Dawn, The Grand Palace, Asiatique, and Royal Barge Museum.
Daily sunset cruise, inclusive of one standard drink at the Moon Deck, is priced at 550 baht (US$18) per person.
Daily dinner cruise, inclusive of a five-course Thai set menu plus one cocktail at Moon Deck, is priced at 3,200 baht per person.