Anantara Chiang Mai
A former British Consulate, this is one of the highest-end hotels in Chiang Mai. Mixing minimalist and colonial styles, private courtyards lead off to the immaculate rooms. It feels incredibly tranquil thanks to the lush gardens and riverside location, and the restaurant and bar are among the best in the land.
With a proud history stretching back to the 13th century, this is one of Thailand’s most dynamic destinations, growing rapidly year on year. It’s a stark contrast to the beaches of the south, with lush hills, monks, and of course the indigenous hill tribe people, whose handicrafts you can buy at the markets.
Ways you can help in Chiang Mai
Elephants were historically extensively used to move and carry heavy objects such as tree logs, but with deforestation and loss of habitat, elephants in Thailand face their greatest challenges ever. You can help care for elephants at an inspiring center in Northern Thailand; help these beautiful creatures and gain an insight into Thai culture as […]