Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

Category: Deluxe Resort
5 Star Resort
5 Star Resort
Chiang Rai, Thailand

General information

Situated in northern Thailand’s lush jungle and boasting breathtaking panoramas of Myanmar and Laos, Anantara’s hilltop Chiang Rai resort offers unforgettable adventures with indulgent all-inclusive benefits, featuring gourmet dining and enriching daily activities.

Make friends with gentle giants as you walk with your own elephant and trek through vivid jungle landscapes. Watch the babies of our herd playing and witness the antics of river bath time! Master the art of Thai Cuisine at the Lanna Cooking School. Rejuvenate with a luxurious Anantara Spa experience. Embark on a mesmerizing three country private tour exploring the ancient traditions of the colorful hill tribe culture and visit the Opium Museum located opposite the resort.

In depth


A low-rise building perches on a jungle hilltop, with a spread of valley, river and grazing elephants below. Lose yourself in the most stunning of natural settings, with only 61 rooms and suites ensuring exclusivity.

All rooms and suites have teak floors, hill tribe fabrics, and traditional artwork to create a sense of place, while high-tech comforts ensure your jungle adventure is luxurious. Laze on your cantilevered Thai daybed on your private balcony, gazing out at three countries and the grazing elephants below. Soak in a deep terrazzo tub with partition slid open to take in the view. Suites offer the luxury of space with an indoor lounging area as well as an expansive balcony, with three-country views. All rooms complimentary Wi-Fi.


Dine in the most extraordinary of settings – overlooking three countries, out in the rice paddies or in the comfort of your room or suite. Enjoy flavors of the North at Sala Mae Nam, a magnificent double-story pavilion that provides the perfect setting for misty morning breakfasts. Lunch and dinner feature northern Thai cuisine, street food favorites and fresh organic ingredients from the Royal Project. Baan Dhalia, our signature Italian restaurant is Thai jungle meets Tuscan countryside. Enjoy handmade pastas garnished with herbs from the chef’s garden, paired with the perfect bottle, recommended by the resident wine guru. Choose the setting of an al fresco pavilion reminiscent of a hunting lodge or an outdoor terrace overlooking the infinity pool and valley at the Elephant Bar and Opium Terrace. Sip on one of the world’s rarest coffees refined by our elephants or a locally inspired cocktail and enjoy favorites from Baan Dhalia and Sala Mae Nam.


Escape to jungle serenity in a three-story open-air pavilion, greeting you with the scent of lemongrass in the air. Ascend to your teak wood suite overlooking three countries. Unwind with a milk bath before a traditional Thai or healing massage. The Spa by Nature menu draws on centuries of northern wellness traditions, as well as indigenous and medicinal ingredients. Walk to our rice paddy pavilion for yoga and massage experiences in a lush setting.


Award-winning elephant camp, scientific research and conservation program. The Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation serves as a home for elephants, mahouts and their families. These beautiful creatures have been rescued primarily from illegal logging camps, the street or elephant shows. Observe, play and connect with elephants in their natural environment. Setting a benchmark for welfare, our award-winning elephant camp offers unforgettable journeys.

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