A short drive in any direction from the city of Chiang Mai rewards the visitor with some beautiful countryside. Mountains, waterfalls and paddy fields offer a snapshot of rural Thailand and staying at one of the hotels listed here is ideal for those seeking a quiet retreat. However, should you wish to travel into the city of Chiang Mai, most of the hotels listed will be able to provide transport or a shuttle service.
Bann Tazala Exclusive Residence
Bann Tazala is beautifully furnished with Thai and Oriental touches, but modern technology has not been forfeited. Each room boasts a 42-inch flat-screen plasma television, Play Station 2 and high-speed Internet. A short drive from the main city area of Chiang Mai, Bann Tazala has just 8 rooms for guests with 5 standard rooms, 2 deluxe and 1 villa suite.
Four Seasons Resort
The award winning Four Seasons Resort regularly features in the travel industry’s lists of the best hotels in the world with visitors attracted by the supreme standards of service and the stunning natural vistas. Situated in the picturesque Mae Rim valley just north of Chiang Mai city, the Four Seasons provides an idyllic retreat in northern Thailand. With a backdrop of mountains and rice fields, the resort provides top-of-the-range luxury to its guests. Comprised of 64 pavilions and 16 private residences, all of the accommodation has been designed in traditional northern Thai style but still feature all the modern conveniences you would expect from a 5-star hotel.
Horizon Village & Resort
The Horizon Village is designed with traditional northern Thai architecture and is situated within the grounds of a beautiful botanical garden. Located on the way out to Doi Saket, Chiang Mai city is only a short drive away.