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Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort, Chiang Rai

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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 ensuring there is plenty to keep you busy. However, it's well worth taking the opportunity to explore the fascinating neighbouring countries.

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  • rooms

    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.

  • facilities & activities

    The activities on offer are the reason people love this hotel. Most are included and range from Elephant Riding to Thai cookery courses. Choose form Mahout Training, Elephant Camp Experience or Walking with Giants. 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.

  • dining

    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 elephant's.

  • family

    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.

  • location

    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, looking out over the romantic landscape that has been inspiring writers and artists for centuries.

    Whether you are looking for historical, cultural or adventurous pastimes, Anantara’s location is unbeatable, with a wealth of local attractions in the nearby vicinity, including the Hall of Opium museum, the old Lanna capital Chiang Saen and the borders to Laos and Burma.

    Chiang Rai Mae Fah Luang International Airport (CEI) is 70km from the resort. Private transfers can be arranged or go the extra mile and book limousine service. For that extra special treat though opt for the VIP Regal Elephant Arrival incporporating a private longtail boat ride down the mighty Mekong River to the hotel jetty where your arrival committee includes some of the gentle giants from the onsite Elephant Camp. Guided by an expert mahout carer, ride an elephant through lush jungle, rice fields and magnificent tropical gardens to the hotel lobby, where staff will greet you with refreshments. The Heli & Ele Transfer takes this one steps further, swapping a helicopter transfer for the boat trip.

  • rates & specials

    Book an amazing Thai adventure at least 21 days ahead and receive savings of 15% on a luxurious all-inclusive stay at the Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort, Chiang Rai.


    Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Beverages to be enjoyed at any restaurant, including in-room dining.

    One unforgettable activity for every night stayed from a choice of:

    Elephant Camp Experience at Dara Camp. Choose from the Elephant Learning Programme or Walking with Giants.
    Spice Spoons - Anantara cooking school, offering a rich and interactive immersion into Thailand’s world famous cuisine.
    Golden Triangle Discovery Excursion. Enjoy a tour of rich cultural discovery, complete with your very own car and driver, plus an experienced guide.
    Spa Discovery Package. Choose from Bespoke Spa Discovery Package or Exclusive Spa Discovery Package.
    Roundtrip transfers from and to Chiang Rai Airport, offered in a Private Limousine with refreshments
    Beverages (exclusive range of non-alcoholic drinks, wine, beer and spirits)
    High speed WiFi internet in room and throughout hotel
    In-room mini bar, refreshed daily with a selection of spirits, beer, soft drinks and snacks
    Admission to the Hall of Opium museum


    All rates are subject to a 10% service charge and applicable 7% government tax
    The rates quoted are per night, include discount, subject to seasonal variations and change without notice.
    Reservations must be made at least 21 days in advance.
    Full deposit non-refundable prepayment required at the time of booking.
    The above benefits may not be used in conjunction with any other discount or exchanged for any other service or cash.

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