ANANTARA IS OFFERING a 20% discount at two of its resorts in Northern Thailand – Anantara Chiang Mai and Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Resort in Chiang Rai.
The four-night Northern Delights package starts at 28,000 THB a night for a three-country view room at Anantara Chiang Rai and 5,080 THB a night for a deluxe room at Anantara Chiang Mai. The package is available until June 30, 2014.
The two-night stay at Anantara Chiang Mai Resort & Spa includes a daily breakfast beside the tranquil Mae Ping River, exploring nearby attractions. A 10- minute walk away is the old city of Chiang Mai, surrounded by a moat and ancient Lanna Kingdom ruins. Inside is a staggering number of temples vie for attention with quirky shops, traditional markets.
Just a five-minute stroll away is the vast Night Bazaar, and further afield, scenic excursions that include national parks and mountains, nature and wildlife sanctuaries, hill tribes and adrenalin-pumping jungle activities.
Moving on to the Golden Triangle in Chiang Rai, two nights or more at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort comprises an all-inclusive Discovery Package. The retreat is perched on a hilltop overlooking three countries.
All-day dining commences with an international buffet breakfast on a terrace with misty hillside views. For lunch and dinner guests may dine at authentic Thai and Italian restaurants, or at the colonial bar and lounge, accompanied by all day beverages of healthy drinks, international house wines, local beers, imported spirits and classic cocktails.
A daily choice of four signature experiences includes once in a lifetime adventures at the onsite Elephant Camp, where guests can observe the behavior of baby elephants, learn about the camp’s scientific research projects, sign up for mahout training, trek through lush bamboo forest and watch the antics of river bath time.
Anantara Spa offers a choice of five signature packages, each lasting two hours and combining a selection of pampering treatments.
Spice Spoons cooking classes commence with a market tour, coffee with the locals, a temple offering and a breakfast picnic in the temple grounds, followed by a tour of the resort’s herb and vegetable garden, a master chef cooking class and a chef-hosted meal.
The Three Country Tour of Myanmar, Thailand and Laos combines market and temple experiences, exploration of the ancient Lanna capital, and travel by tuk tuk and a longtail boat on the Mekong.
At the Hall of Opium, you’ll be able to delve into the region’s infamous opium trading days and successful regeneration projects.
For reservations or more information, call 66 2 365 9110 or email firstname.lastname@example.org