Set on 60 acres of beautifully landscaped tropical grounds in a picturesque and secluded setting, the Dhara Devi Chiang Mai was named amongst the top 40 resorts in Asia by Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards in 2016 and seventh best resort hotel in Southeast Asia by Travel & Leisure Magazine in 2016. The impressive spa and reception areas were designed to resemble Thai Palaces. Traditional wooden rice barns, ancient palace-like structures, and magnificent colonial mansions have been erected in clusters, providing luxury accommodation, fine dining restaurants and some of the finest recreational areas imaginable.
Enjoying a colonial-style décor, these elegant suites are situated close to the main lobby and Akaligo restaurant. Surrounded by the lush greenery of the resort, all suites boast floor-to-ceiling terrace doors opening out onto spacious balconies overlooking the pool, lake or the lush gardens. Each suite has a bedroom and separate living room featuring beautifully tiled floors, glass chandeliers, ceiling fans, and Victorian desk lamps. Adjoining bathrooms provide ample space and comfort with whirlpool baths, walk-in showers, and twin vanity units.
Entered via a wide entrance hall leading into a spacious sitting room, these spacious suites have been designed in a refined colonial style. Each suite has a bedroom and adjoining living room all with high ceilings, sumptuous silk furnishings, and antiques. In addition, guests can enjoy the luxury of a large private terrace with views overlooking the gardens.
Nestled in lush, tropical gardens, these luxurious villas were converted from authentic Northern Thai rice barns. While exteriors maintain their unique Lanna style, interiors enjoy a spacious, modern design with accommodation spread over two floors. Upstairs, accommodation features crafted wooden beams and sliding shutters as well as a peanut-shaped spa bath in the inviting bathroom. An outdoor terrace off the king bedroom is furnished with a small table and sun-loungers.
Spread over two floors, these spacious teakwood villas offer the perfect blend of indoor and outdoor living. Overlooking our lush gardens or a beautiful paddy field, ground floor accommodation includes a spacious living and dining room and an outdoor terrace with an adjoining massage area. Upstairs, the high ceilinged bedroom features either a king or twin beds, polished teak floors and a spacious bathroom complete with whirlpool bathtub and indoor and outdoor showers. Guests also have use of a private balcony and gazebo area accessed off the bedroom.
One of the most acclaimed French restaurants in Thailand, Farang Ses specializes in delicious French cuisine accompanied by wonderful views and a beautiful decor. Chef Carlos Manuel Gaudencio successfully reintroduced delectable modern French cuisine to the restaurant with the menu's main make up of delicacies such as half Canadian lobster with red radish petals, red radish shavings, and apple marshmallows, velvet three vegetable cappuccino, truffle oil emulsion or rack of "Yarivalley" lamb crust with bourbon vanilla and Arabica coffee pan jus.
Located within the Kad Dhara Shopping Village is Fujian, Dhara Dhevi's renowned Chinese restaurant. It is housed in a two-story mansion built in a typically Sino-Portuguese style dating back to the mid-19th century. Heading the restaurant is a Chinese-born, whose legendary dim sum is served each day at lunch in customary bamboo steamers on large, circular tables. The menu offers an abundance of Chinese regional cooking styles, while not omitting classic dishes such as Beijing Duck, or the more spicy cuisine from Sichuan province.
With a stunning design and a relaxed atmosphere, Horn Bar is the place to go once night falls. The interior of the bar features masks from different regions of Myanmar, depicting a variety of mythological characters. Serving an enticing mix of cocktails, spirits, beers, and fine wines, the bar lies just off the main lobby. Atmospherically lit, the bar takes center stage in the middle of the room surrounded by a choice of comfortable leather sofas and high backed chairs. With cool club sounds, stylish seating and an excellent mixologist on duty, it's the perfect spot for a pre or post-dinner drinks.
The Dheva Spa and Wellness Center is a palatial sanctuary embellished with ornate moldings and sculptures depicting sacred animals or symbolic Buddhist motifs, loyally recreated by 150 Chiang Mai artisans from the original Burmese template in Mandalay, Myanmar. To complete, the entire structure took over three and a half years to complete. The Dheva Spa and Wellness Center proudly offers a broad variety of European, Asian, and North African relaxation therapies as well Indian holistic treatments based on Ayurveda, from the Sanskrit meaning 'science of life'.