Rachamankha Hotelpays homage to the Lanna period, Chiang Mai’s golden age, which can be seen in the architecture and décor of the whole property. This distinctive motif as well as the beautifully-landscaped gardens brings about an atmosphere of calmness, to the delight of holidaymakers seeking a relaxed and stress-free getaway.
With only a few rooms on offer, guests are assured a more personal touch and friendly service to make their stay more memorable and unforgettable.
Inspired by the Lanna-style architecture of Northern Thailand, Baan Huen Phen Hotel displays an array of ornaments and various decorative details all around the property. Experience a simpler lifestyle at Baan Huen Phen. This family-run boutique hotel with character and style is ideally located in the old city of Chiang Mai. The hotel provides a quiet environment with a relaxing swimming pool to rest after a day visiting.
Baan Huen Phen Chiang Mai
117/1 Rachamunka Road, Phrasing, Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Tel: +66-53-281100 Fax: +66-53-281610
With just 30 rooms, Akyra Manor Chiang Mai feels surprisingly serene for a hotel located right in the heart of Nimmanhaemin area, Chiang Mai’s most buzz-worthy street.
When creating this property, Singaporean architectural firm Manor Studio has stayed true to Akaryn Hotel Group’s “raison d’être” “inside / outside living philosophy”. Minimalist modern runs through the interior design with an emphasis on innovation as each suite is created around a courtyard-within-a-room concept. Highlights include “sky tubs” that face the stars in each room and wine lovers will appreciate finding a collection of wine glasses including Bordeaux glasses, white wine glasses, champagne glasses etc...If you haven’t brought your favorite ‘Chateau” with you, you can choose from the hotel’s special selection.
Set in the heart of Chiang Mai, within the famous ancient walls of the city, the charming U Chiang Mai Hotel is a fantastic location to explore the nearby sights, including the Chedi Luang temple and the Sunday Walking Street. Once the residence of Chiang Mai’s governor, you’ll be transported back in time on arrival in the restored Resident’s Lounge. The hotel perfectly reflects the spirit of the neighborhood: behind it’s surrounding wall, the modern and stylish interior makes it one of the finest address in the area.
The perfect afternoon at Tamarind Village starts with scones, jams and cream over a pot of earl grey tea. Served beautifully on tiered plates, the snacks included a delicious Thai touch with chicken wrap, crispy fried prawns spring roll, assorted Thai desserts along with strawberry Panna Cotta and mango Pudding with Aloe Vera and Pomelo. At Tamarind Village, only organic tea and organic forest coffee from the mountains of Chiang Mai are served.
Tamarind Village is a lovely boutique hotel boasting an ancient tamarind tree. Tucked away from the main street, yet in the very heart of the city, it is a secluded and quiet place. The hotel’s restaurant welcomes outside guests.
Afternoon Tea at Tamarind Village : 490 Baht++/person (with organic tea) and 790 Baht++/person (with organic forest coffee “Mivana”).
Escape to a white nest, a tranquil cave in the city, a sanctuary offering the most exclusive selection of healing and natural rituals in Chiang Mai. Escape to Srimantra Spa...
Designed as a cave of tranquility, Srimantra Spa provides the luxury of space and timelessness in its private spa suites. You can relax in the cave style architecture and enjoy the view of birds and trees, right by your window.
This spa offers a range of natural treatments based on ancient healing tradition and rituals. Signature treatments include a therapy with the sound of crystal bowl and bell guided meditation, a pure sound which helps to rebalance and harmonize the frequencies of your body.
For your total relaxation, spa treatments include a selection of oils, based on a strong connection with nature, flowers and herbs. Enjoy a single treatment or choose a special Srimantra package from many combinations and various programs, including scrubs, wraps, massages, facials, milk baths and herbal steams. Carefully selected treatments are design to create a healing effect on both your body and your soul. Srimantra Spa gives you this feeling of serenity and well-being you have always been looking for. This December, enjoy 50% discount at Srimantra Spa when choosing a package on Christmas Day. And, on December 5th, which is father’s day in Thailand, benefit of “Buy One-Get One Free” promotion.
“At Kiyora, we try to do “100 things 100 times better”!
Kiyora Spa is a provider of Thai-Lanna massage modalities incorporated with Western massage techniques. Including a FREE TRANSPORT SERVICE within Chiang Mai City and its surrounding areas, the team is dedicated to providing professional therapeutic massage services to spa and massage lovers looking for quality treatments during their stay in Chiang Mai.
They also offer Australian-Made Biossentials® facials as well as therapeutic massages.
Staff training at Kiyora is not taken lightly! Their philosophy of continuous improvement to better services on a daily is unmatched. Therapists undergo initial training and re-training programs to ensure quality of service consistently exceed expectations. They are able to do this because of the speedy guest feedback process, which includes individual performance tracking and immediate considerations and actions of guest feedback and suggestions.
With provisions of employee benefits seen in Western societies, the health and wellbeing of Kiyora’s staff is a priority.
They are extremely proud of the services they provide and are passionate in getting better each day in search of “Service Excellence”.
INTEGRATION OF TRADITION AND LUXURY
Amongst tranquil and peaceful surrounds, Kiyora is committed in affording the very highest standards of care and wellbeing for each and every SPA experience. Perfectly located at the Eastside of the moat between Tha Pae Gate and the Night Bazaar, Kiyora’s grounds is purpose-designed to compliment an original teakwood manor, intended to create an environment of peace and tranquillity. Featuring combinations of modern and traditional interiors, striking water features, a serene outdoor lounge and private treatment suites, Kiyora Spa is a sanctuary that lives in the midst of the evergrowing heartbeat of Chiang Mai – it is an urban oasis to die for.
KIYORA SPA :
26/1 Chang Moi Road, soi 2. Chiang Mai.
Tel. 052-003 268 www.kiyoraspa.com
MAGICAL CHIANG MAI
As one of the largest cities in Thailand, Chiang Mai provides travellers with luxurious activities and quality relaxing businesses.
Award winning Fah Lanna Spa blends the ancient wisdom of Lanna herbs for a harmonious and relaxing spa experience. Nestled in a tranquil private garden, located in center of the old city, Fah Lanna Spa has recently expanded and added new spa suites individually decorated to showcase traditions and highlights of the northern Thai region. All new spa suites feature large bathtubs for couples.
For visitors seeking deep relaxation, the spa has created its own collection of creams and essential oils. Blended to reduce stress and anxiety and to support balance and wellbeing, these natural products refresh and invigorate your senses.
Be ready to have peace and serenity wash over you as you step into Fah Lanna Spa. One of the most famous journey with them is their award winning 4 hour signature package “Fah Lanna Exotic”, a luxurious package that starts with a tamarind and sea salt body scrub followed a herbal bath and a unique combination of Tok Sen-, Thai- and Aromatherapy Oil massages. This head to toe pampering is completed with a 7-step facial treatment. The aromatic blend of herbs and essential oils in this treatment induces a sense of deep relaxation. Fah Lanna Exotic : 4,500 Baht | 4 hours.
FAH LANNA SPA :
57/1 Wiang Kaew Road. Chiang Mai
Tel. 053-416 191 or 088-804 9984 www.fahlanna.com
Summer rejuvenation package
Nestled in the very heart of Chiang Mai, The Village Spa is a serene sanctuary for guests to relax and be pampered in perfect privacy and tranquility.
This September, discover “Summer Rejuvenation” at The Village Spa: a combination of Tamarind Herbal Polish, Aloe Vera Body Wrap and Essential Coconut Oil Massage. This package will remove dead skin, nourish it and heal it from sunburn, while at the same time taking you into the most relaxing journey of your holiday. This 120 minute treatment is on offer at the price of THB 2,200++ (instead of THB 3,200++).
It’s time to unwind and relax at The Village Spa and they will pamper you from head to toe.
THE SPA VILLAGE AT TAMARIND VILLAGE CHIANG MAI :
50/1 Ratchadamnoen Road. Chiang Mai Tel. 053-418 896 www.tamarindvillage.com
Cast the worries of the world aside and indulge in tension releasing massage and other pampering treatments in a beautiful and peaceful environment.
Phurin Spa is located in the old city of Chiang Mai and is very easy to find. The spa provides six elegant and tranquil treatment rooms where you can totally relax and regain your energy. They offer spa-goers a professionnal, clean and affordable spa experience.
Phurin Spa also emphasizes spa products which they hand make themselves; watch out for incredible massage oils, wonderful scrubs and natural wraps.
Spa treatments range from a blissful one-hour classic aromatic massage, traditional Thai Massage, body polishing, facial treatments, to a half-day or full day programme.
Check out their special package of 2 hours including Foot ,Massage + Thai Massage + Aroma Oil Massage for 900 Baht/ 2 hours. Phurin Spa brings together massage and mind, body and spirit treatments.
Whether you are in Chiang Mai for business or pleasure, one thing’s for sure: you are in for an amazing culinary experience. And David’s Kitchen is the place to go for a fine dining experience, complete with creative artistry and excellent service.
The Duke’s Restaurant is well known in Chiang Mai for it’s delicious ribs, steaks, burgers, pizza and typical American style cuisine.
Join the largely expat crowd and choose the Big Combo which includes Two Topping Pizza (small), Spaghetti Carbonara, Half-Rack Of Ribs, Warm Spinach Salad, Onion Ring plate with one free liter of coke or Sprite for THB 1,295. Or you can go for the Appetizer Combo with Ribs Appetizer, Hot Wings, Onion rings, Mozzarella Sticks at only THB 545.
THE DUKE’S RESTAURANT :
- Mae Ping Branch. Tel 053-249 231
- Maya Branch, 4th floor. Tel. 052-081 095
- Night Bazaar, opp. Dusit Hotel. Tel. 053-818 603
- Promenada Branch. Tel. 053-142 752
The Old Place
Nestled in a quiet place along the Ping River The Old Place is a “hidden gem” offering a multi-sensory dining experience and beautiful views.
The menu includes a range of breakfasts, steaks and sandwiches with a very juicy smoked salmon sandwiches with warm cheese (THB 189). There is also a full range of popular Thai dishes such as Pad Thai (THB 120), Fried Seabass with Herbs, Tom Yam with prawns and many more.
In the evening, The Old Place also has an excellent drinks menu with many imported beers and live music every evening (from 7pm to midnight). Anytime of the day, this is a place not to be missed.
THE OLD PLACE :
89 Chareonrat road. Chiang Mai.
Opposite Wat Ket Temple
Tel. 061-318 12 56
In the heart of old town
Eat restaurant offers innovative cuisine, with a European-influenced bistrostyle. The lunch and dinner menu features a broad choice of dishes ranging from light Thai salads to informal burgers and delicious Thai dishes.
Every Sunday is a great shopping opportunity at the U Chiang Mai Hotel. The Sunday Walking Street passes in front of the hotel and allows you to enjoy unique handicrafts to bring back home.
There is nothing else like a freshly-prepared mango dessert at La Mango. Mother and daughter owners have worked together to create a menu with a diverse flavor profile that includes crepes, pudding, ice creams, yogurt and smoothies.If you are a mango lover, don’t miss tasting their delicious Mango Smoothie.
LA MANGO CAFE :
1 Intawaroros Road. Chiang Mai. Next to the Three Kings Monument.
Facebook : La mango
Tel. 088-251 2625
Established in 2006, Ecoism offers creative services and state-of-the-art green products. Their new shop, located on Thapae road, presents eco-friendly products such as functionalbags, wallets, scarves and crafted accessories made with recycled materials like inner tubes, bike parts, recycled cotton, sedge and hemp. Great ideas made by a team of passionate young people!
Get immersed in Chiang Mai’s impressive textile art scene at Studio Naenna’s main gallery and Nimman showroom “Adorn”, two eco-textile studios, home of exquisite artisan works. Both locations present a range of their hand woven eco-cotton and silk including garments for men and women, shawls, wall murals and accessories.
Adorn with Studio Naenna : 22 soi 1 Nimmanhaemin Rd. Chiang Mai | Tel. 053-895 136
Antiques & Rare Jewelry
Walking into Old Silver Shop is like walking into Aladdin’s cave. Silver, stones, gems, ornaments, antiquities and old textiles are in every corner and littering every surface. The tiny shop is also dedicated to handcrafted, silver beads and custom-made jewellery.
From sumptuous bath oils and body creams to luxurious massage candles, treat your loved with products by by Herb Basics. With the ingredients picked specifically for their skin enhancing properties, Herb Basic’s products are unique because they use local herbs of Chiang Mai as main ingredients.
Herb Basics : 6 branches in Chiang Mai. Main: 344 Thapae Rd. Chiang Mai. Tel. 053-418 289
Imported Oriental Carpets
While in Chiang Mai, discover Oriental Artifacts collection of fine hand-knotted rugs and carpets, made of silk and wool. With over 1,000 Persian rugs and carpets, the company specializes in pieces with the most stirring artistry, and the greatest compatibility with today’s range of colours.
ORIENTAL ARTIFACTS : 120/35 Moo3 Chiang Mai-Sankampaeng Rd. Chiang Mai. Tel. 053-339 199 Showroom 2 at Mae Ram-Mae Rim.
“Before I knew better, I rode an elephant...” Everyone who visits Thailand wants to ride an elephant. However, there’s a dark side to elephant tourism that many people aren’t aware of. For example. carrying people on their backs all day leads elephants to permanent spinal injuries and the chair placed on their backs causes rubbing and infections.
If you would rather walk beside an elephant than ride on top of one, Elephant Nature Park-Chiang Mai is one of the greatest places to go. Home to 60 rescued elephants who are now free to roam, eat and play to their hearts’content. They can wander down to the river for a splash or a roll in the mud or join in at feeding time at the visitors’ platform. Each elephant is free to choose its own family group and can have as much or as little human interaction as it chooses.
Get up close and personal with elephants at National Elephant Institute Lampang. Known the world over as the first elephant hospital in Thailand, The National Elephant Institute gives you the opportunity to experience life with elephants in their natural environment. Their one-day “Mahout Experience” package let you discover fascinating facts about elephant behavior and health. You will walk along a nature trail with your elephant, play with him in the water, shower him in the river and walk back to the camp on his neck. The National Elephant Institute presents one, two and three days programs with nights over at the camp, they also have Mahout Training Course from 3 to 30 days.
Journey into the jungle with the elephants and their mahouts, watch these gentle giants splash in the river or play in the mud and meet with the hospital’s biologists and veterinarians to get to know more about the largest animal to walk the earth at the National Elephant Institute Lampang. THE NATIONAL ELEPHANT INSTITUTE :
272 Lampang-Chiang Mai Highway Hang Chat. 52190 Lampang.
Tel. 054-829 333 | www.Thailandelephant.org
FLY ABOVE THE TREES
Located amidst the hills, in the unique village of Mae Kampong, Flight Of The Gibbon lets you experience something you might not think you would ever do: flying in and out of treetops and walking sky bridges, far, far above the land.
Flight of the Gibbon is one of Chiang Mai’s best outdoor, eco-friendly adventures. Every man, women and child, from five to seventy five, can glide safely through the jungle canopy. It’s simple, safe and a thrill beyond imagination. Mind you, there’s no experience necessary... just show up and you’re on your way! For nature lovers, Flight of the Gibbon is a MUST!
Free pick up from/to your hotel.
FLIGHT OF THE GIBBON :
in Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Pattaya, Samui, Pha Ngam & Siem Reap.
Chiang Mai Office: Thapae Gate.
Tel. 089-970 5511 www.flightofthegibbon.com
Fun for the whole family
Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park is an incredible outdoor museum park located in Mae Rim, within walking distance from the Tiger Kingdom. The park has become one of the top attractions in Chiang Mai and is especially poop-ular with families. During the guided tour you can see all the fascinating stages of the art of handmade papermaking. Stroll, laugh, take incredible photos and watch the demonstrations by skilled artisans in a beautiful setting. You’ll be amazed, shocked and inspired all at once. Visitors can even help out and craft their own POOPOOPAPER!
Get a duck’s eye view of Chiang Mai city! Rent a kayak or canoe and paddle your way along the Ping river. You will see temples, shops, bridges and more. For more than 700 years, life in Chiang Mai has been organized around this famous river.
CHIANG MAI CANOE CLUB NAKORNPING:
Faham Road (inside Fa Ham Temple). Open Mon-Sun. 04.00 to 07.00 PM