is a vibrant city with a myriad of seductive attractions. You choose to stay at
Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai, as it is conveniently located within the bustling
centre of this culturally rich city.
Elegance of Shangri-La at Chiang Mai
You head to Pool Bar for a
quiet drink. Time stands still as you watch the sun set, the fiery ball of red
dipping down into the mountains. This is a moment you’ll want to savour for a
You start the day by taking a rickshaw ride down the small
quiet lanes within the old town. You explore the many curio and antique shops
nestled in teakwood houses. You also enjoy wandering around shady tree-lined
lanes that lead to numerous Thai Buddhist temples. Afternoon arrives, and you
hop on an elephant’s back on a trek up the rolling mountains.
thoroughly enjoyed your Chiang Mai excursions and you return to your room to
rest. Your suite is beautifully appointed in a contemporary Northern Thai style.
The luxurious bedroom is cosy with plenty of throw pillows and mood lighting,
including a daybed, ideal for quiet moments of relaxation. Special touches such
as local celadon tea sets, Thai silk pillows, bed runners and artwork give the
area a distinctive Chiang Mai charm.
After a short snooze, it’s time for
dinner. You head to Kad Kafé, named after the local word for “market”. There you
find a delicious international spread that includes Thai, Indian, Chinese,
Japanese, European and Mediterranean specialties.
Now that you’re
well-fed, you make your way to CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, for some pampering.
You indulge in a traditional Thai massage. The combination of gentle rocking,
deep stretching movements and compression of the spine energizes yet relaxes
The day's memories flow through your mind and you feel a deep sense
of peace. Here in your own haven within the city. Here at Shangri-La Hotel,