Got plans for the long weekend at the end of the month? We do. Care to wake up and say hello to some elephants as you enjoy some good ol’ Northern Thai cuisine? Me me me! 


Got plans for the long weekend at the end of the month? We do. Here’s an idea: explore the historical, cultural and adventurous region in the comfort of a luxury resort Anantara Golden Triangle in Chiang Rai where you can wake up to view three countries, an elephant sanctuary and misty mountains! 

Wake up wrapped in crisp Thai silks, step out of bed onto the solid teakwood floors and walk to the canopied balcony to look at the elephants passing by. Dream? It doesn’t have to be. All rooms offer stunning vistas of Thailand’s gorgeous gardens, neighboring Myanmar or Laos across the Mekong River. 

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Booking a room here includes a visit to the Opium Museum as well as one daily activity of your choosing, whether if it’s going on a trek by the river or through the forest with your trunked friends, going on the Three Country Tour on a longtail boat, taking a cooking class (all that Thai good good) or a spa treatment. 


Did we say spa? We sure did. After all the adventures with enormous besties, yoga, hiking up the Doi Tung mountain and down to the local villages and temples, why not treat yourself to some well-deserved pampering? Get massages, facials, scrubs or their signature spa treatment alfresco with Mekong valley views.

And when you’re done, indulge with some hearty regional Thai dishes at the grand Sala Mae Nam restaurant on-site, or an international option that offers Italian fare and excellent array of wines to choose from at Baan Dahlia, before ending your evening at the Elephant Bar with their signature Anantara Magic cocktail…


See it for yourself, and you’ll understand why countless visitors found the trip worthwhile. The thing is, the resort is only accessible by elephant or riverboat; can it be more private and exclusive than it is now? 

Anantara Golden Triangle Camp & Resort

229 Moo, 1 Chiang Saen 67150,

Meykong River, Thailand

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