Chiang Rai is a hidden gem of Thailand, located to its North. It is known as a city of history and traditions founded in 1262. City is home to abundance of historical sights, interesting attractions, rich and diverse culinary, relaxed vibe and down to earth feel. This laid-back destination features very unique nightlife, shopping and entertainment. For exploring the best of Chiang Rai and travelling to other nearby attractions I preferred to have my car hire Chiang Rai Airport which made my trip more convenient and comfortable. It is very easy to find good car rentals, hotels, and guides in Chiang Rai. From luxury ones to budget hotels, home stays, and hostels all are available in Chiang Rai and can be booked online easily. Two the best places to stay in Chiang Rai are listed here.
FOUR SEASONS TENTED CAMP, GOLDEN TRIANGLE
Located in a thick bamboo forest with dreamy jungle setting, this unique accommodation of Chiang Rai can be reached via long tail boat along the Ruak river. It is an ideal location for nature lovers. Guests can enjoy the spectacular scenery featuring Myanmar and Laos. There are many off-site excursions available nearby from this accommodation. It is a luxury tented accommodation designed with a theme of adventure safari. 15 air conditioned tents, 1 restaurant and bar are available. Parking, laundry, WiFi are available. As fitness centre is not available, an outdoor activities like climbing, yoga and meditation sessions, and treadmill are also offered to guests. Rooms available are fully equipped with modern facilities, separate toilet, outdoor shower and hand hammered bathtub which is located in living room.
ANANTARA GOLDEN TRIANGLE ELEPHANT CAMP AND RESORT
This unique accommodation is located to far north of Thailand nestled in the forest where you might get a chance to see an interact with Asian elephants. The prime location of this hotel offers its visitors outstanding views of three countries; Thailand, Burma and Laos. Hotel features a luxurious treat to its visitors. Its monastic courtyard with tranquil pool, gracious dinning area, balcony beckons and hardwood floors are main highlights. 63 air conditioned rooms with wooden flooring and well furnished furniture and large windows and balcony with three countries view are available.