Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

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Give in to the thrill of adventure at Anantara Golden Triangle – a mountain sanctuary surrounded by a 160-acre bamboo forest and gardens meticulously landscaped by Bill Bensley. Perched on a ridge in northern Thailand overlooking the border with Myanmar and Laos, this historic Chiang Rai hotel places you amid mountain breeze and jungle lushness, with untold natural riches and cultural sites of Chiang Saen right on the doorstep.

  • 15 suites and 6 family suites
  • 40 rooms
  • Award-winning elephant camp
  • Dusk-to-dawn Jungle Bubble experience with dinner and breakfast amidst the elephants
  • Mekhong Explorer gastronomic and cultural experience
  • Remote jungle setting with three-country views
  • scientific research and conservation programme

Let your spirit of adventure guide you as you explore the ruins of lost cities claimed by the jungle, zip through the countryside in a sidecar, or share a moment of hushed silence in an incense-filled temple where the area’s hill-tribe and Buddhist cultures converge.

Bond with gentle giants at our elephant caretaker village. Spa in the jungle with healing treatments inspired by local wisdom and designed to enhance the well-being through natural immersion. Cruise down the Mekong River through the morning mist as it lifts off the calm water, exploring the unique cultures of three countries.

Elevate your dining experience to dizzying new heights with Canopy: Treetop Dining, a unique private dining adventure with to-die-for views. Escape the ordinary as you indulge in breakfast among the branches or an intimate treetop tryst.

Accommodation at Anantara Golden Triangle

Deluxe Three Country View Room

At our Chiang Rai resort, teak floors, hill tribe fabrics, and traditional artwork create a sense of place, while high-tech comforts ensure your jungle adventure is luxurious. Laze on your cantilevered Thai daybed, gazing at grazing elephants below. Soak in a deep terrazzo tub with partition slid open to take in the view.

Three Country View Suite

Choose from the finest among top hotels in Chiang Rai and experience suites that offer the luxury of space, with an expansive double balcony overlooking misty valley and river. Take your morning espresso out in the cool mountain air. Retreat indoors for all-day lounging and snacking from the complimentary minibar.

Three Country View Family Suite

Enjoy the spaciousness of a Three Country View Suite, with the living area opening onto an additional Deluxe Three Country View Room with ensuite bathroom. Designed for families or friends travelling together and seeking accommodation at luxury hotels in Chiang Rai, each space boasts its own luxury amenities, from Anantara Spa products and Nespresso machine to integrated flat screen TV, DVD player and Bluetooth sound.

Activities: Jungle Bubbles

At Anantara Golden Triangle, the Jungle Bubbles place you right in the heart of the elephant action, the Thailand Jungle Bubble experience is a chance to spend an unforgettable night observing the majestic creatures in their natural habitat from the comfort of your air-conditioned, fully furnished, transparent Jungle Bubble.

Drift off to sleep in your cloud-like bed, ponder the poetry of the universe as you gaze at the night sky, and wake up naturally to the sounds of the jungle. As part of this inspirational, once-in-a-lifetime experience, you will be invited to observe the friendly pachyderms from an elevated deck of your Jungle Bubble as you savour an al fresco meal.

Share the Jungle Bubble experience with family or friends in our expansive Jungle Bubble Lodge where you can indulge in exquisite meals cooked by a private chef and served by a dedicated butler – a service available exclusively to our Jungle Bubble Lodge guests. With two bedrooms, a separate communal living space, and a generous outdoor deck with plunge pool and al fresco lounge area, our luxurious lodge elevates your night in nature to a whole new level.

Jungle Bubble

  • One-bedroom bubble for up to two persons
  • 30 m2 terrace

Jungle Bubble Lodge

  • Two-bedroom bubble lodge with living room for up to four persons
  • 80 m2 outdoor terrace with plunge pool and lounge area
  • Butler Service/Private Chef Experience

Dining at Anantara Golden Triangle

Dine in the most extraordinary of settings at our restaurants in Chiang Rai – overlooking three countries, out in the rice paddies, or in the comfort of your room or suite.

Sala Mae Nam

Savour flavours of the north with our restaurant in Chiang Rai. A magnificent double-storey pavilion is your setting for misty morning breakfasts. Visit our restaurant in Chiang Rai to explore a buffet of international favourites, tropical fruits and live cooking stations.

Lunch and dinner feature northern Thai cuisine, street food favourites from across the kingdom, and fresh, organic ingredients from the Royal Project. Dine by candlelight on the terrace overlooking the valley below.

Canopy, A Tree Top Dining Experience

Elevate your dining escapades to new heights with ‘Canopy, a unique dining experience where breathtaking jungle vistas serve as the backdrop for culinary adventures, that transcend borders and where magical moments are suspended in time. Take in the views over the Golden Triangle from our canopy capsule, with designs inspired by local beehives, and allow yourselves to be wrapped in nature’s embrace. Whether a casual lunch or dinner in the branches or an intimate treetop tryst for two, Canopy Dining promises a truly arboreal adventure of the senses.

Baan Dahila

Indigenous and authentic luxury connected by the Mekong River. Embrace unique Mekong flavors with a refined and elevated ambience. Prepare to embark on a culinary expedition. Where uncharted flavors and tantalizing encounters await, evoking the spirit of a true Mekong Explorer.

Elephant Bar and Opium Restaurant

Choose your setting, from al fresco pavilion reminiscent of a hunting lodge, to outdoor terrace overlooking the infinity pool and valley beyond. Sip on one of the world’s rarest coffees, refined by our elephants. Our restaurant in Chiang Rai feature all-day dining options. These include bistro fare, Italian dishes from Baan Dhalia and Thai favourites from Sala Mae Nam. Sip a locally inspired cocktail by the pool, or gather around the roaring fireplace for a nightcap.

Dining by Design

Once-in-a-lifetime culinary indulgence in Chiang Rai. A terraced rice paddy. A sunset sala. In the boat pier overlooking the beautiful Ruak river. Reserve stunning settings for two for the most romantic meal of your life at one of the best Chiang Rai restaurants.  Choose from a collection of menus featuring northern Thai cuisine and seafood, or design your own in collaboration with your chef for the evening. Enjoy butler service, candlelight, and even a greeting from our elephants.

Spice Spoons

Immerse yourself in the delicate art of Thai cuisine as you unravel the secrets behind some distinctly Northern specialties. Your journey begins with a guided tour of one of the bustling local markets. Here you will learn to select the finest spices and freshest produce, collecting the perfect range of ingredients. Afterwards, you can choose to either have your cooking class at our specially designed Spice Spoons pavilion back at the resort. Thai herbs and many different types of fruit and vegetables. Once on location, our master chef will guide you as you prepare delectable curries, soups, appetizers and traditional desserts.

Elephant Camp

Observe and connect with elephants in their natural environment at the Elephant Camp in Thailand. Setting a benchmark for welfare, our award-winning elephant camp offers unforgettable journeys. Some included in your all-inclusive package and others as additions to your experience.

  • Elephant Guardian
  • Walking with Giants
  • ELE Elephant Learning Experience


  • Royal Enfield Sidecar
  • Jungle Bubbles
  • Limousine Service
  • Infinity Pool
  • Fitness Centre
  • Squash Court
  • Muay Thai Kickboxing
  • Yoga

Spa at Anantara Golden Triangle

Heal and rebalance in nature at our serene Lanna Resort. Nestled in a lush forest, the spa’s three-storey open-air pavilion greets you with the scent of lemongrass and sounds of birdsong. Ascend to your teak wood suite overlooking three countries. Unwind with a deeply nourishing milk bath for two, before succumbing to side-by-side massages, caressed by a gentle breeze.

The spa menu at our Lanna resort draws on centuries of northern wellness traditions and natural wisdom, focusing on wellbeing-enhancing therapies that use hand-picked indigenous and medicinal ingredients.

Walk to our rice paddy pavilion for yoga and massage in a lush setting. Begin your day with personalized reiki or mindfulness sessions led by Anantara practitioners. Experience rejuvenation with Spa by Nature. Leave tranquil and fulfilled.

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