Northern Thailand
Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp Resort

Set in the mysterious north of Thailand, near the border with Laos and Burma, is Anantara, Thailand’s premier elephant camp. Set on a ridge overlooking the hills of the three countries and the convergence of the Roak and Mekong Rivers, it’s a real opportunity to see another side of Thailand.

With luxurious surroundings and delectable food, the resort also has a renowned on-site elephant camp enabling you to learn more about these magnificent animals and ensure your stay is truly bucket-list worthy! However, it’s well worth taking the opportunity to explore the fascinating neighbouring countries and unique location.

Facilities & Activities

The activities on offer are the reason people love this hotel. Most are included and range from elephant care to Thai cookery courses. Enjoy a private tour of the Golden Triangle to learn about the intriguing history of this part of the world.

After a day spent exploring, head to the Anantara Spa for a restorative massage or relax by the large pool.

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There are two glorious restaurants. Sala Mae Nam serves Thai and International food. Feast on traditional northern Thai food as well as favourites from other parts of the country. It’s magnificent terrace offers dramatic views of the surrounding landscape. Don’t miss the chef’s signature dish, Khao Soi Gai, a delicious northern Thai chicken curry.

Meanwhile, Baan Dhalia has a contemporary setting and serves Italian and Mediterranean food in a stunning setting. For something extra special, dine in the location of your choice, arriving in style atop one of the camp’s gentle elephants.


The hotel offers 63 rooms and suites decorated in traditional Thai style with teak wood floors and crisp Thai silks. The 3 Country View Rooms and Suites all come with balconies and magnificent views to the countryside beyond the hotel. The suites and rooms can be interconnected to provide a large family suite. Or how about staying in your very own ‘jungle bubble’ – see through igloos are perched on a wooden deck above the forest, providing uninterrupted views of the gentle giants, we well as the stunning starlit sky above. Magic.


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Family Suites with interconnecting rooms are available, sleeping up to 6 people, and child menus are provided in all restaurants.

Ideal for the adventurous family who want to experience authentic Thailand, well away from the mainstream tourist trail. Days are filled with activities that you can enjoy as a family and talk about for years to come. What child could resist learning how to be an elephant mahout for the day? We think this may well be one of the most memorable places you will visit in Thailand.


Behind the scenes and at the forefront, Anantara works tirelessly to preserve the amazing destinations that we call home.

Hand in hand with guests, the team contributes to a number of social and environmental projects in each country where they operate. They actively support their communities through grassroots involvement as well as matching dollar-for-dollar guest donations to organisations providing vital services, such as children’s surgeries and wildlife protection.


Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp is ideally located at the convergence of Thailand, Burma and Laos, positioned on a lush hillside on the Thai side of the border.

Chiang Rai Mae Fah Luang International Airport (CEI) is 70km from the resort.

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