Discover Chiang Mai with Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai Thailand

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Chiang Mai is one of Thailand's most culturally rich destinations.  The historical capital of the old Lanna Kingdom, the stunning city is full of grand temples, a vibrant old city, mountainous regions, abundant wildlife and plenty of local charm.  It is the ideal getaway to choose if you want your family to immerse in nature alongside engaging with Thai culture.

Four Seasons Chiang Mai is a five star haven nestled amongst impeccably manicured rice fields and serene scenery.  Four Seasons concentrates on tailor made experiences and unparalleled luxury.  From unforgettable family experiences and mouthwatering fine dining to decadent accommodation and exceptional attention to detail, you'll have a vacation to remember when allowing this world class brand to lead your stay in Chiang Mai.


The elegant and decadent rooms at Four Seasons Chiang Mai are one of the highlights of the relaxing resort.  Featuring rich silk and cotton furnishings, beautiful Siamese artifacts and original paintings you'll feel as if you are staying in a classic stately home nestled in verdant scenery.

  • Rice Terrace Pavilion

The Rice Pavilions overlook panoramic views of the Suthep mountain range and the resort's calming rice paddy fields.  They are the perfect size for small families who will enjoy the spacious outdoor living spaces, and indulgent bathrooms.  Teak furnishings garner every corner and the amenities will have you feeling as if you've entered a world class spa.  Whether you choose the upper or lower pavilion, you'll feel the ultimate in privacy throughout your stay.

  • Garden Pavilion

Garden pavilions feature the same luxury as the rice pavilions but are immersed in the abundant and beautifully landscaped gardens of the resort.  The land boasts a plethora of local plant life and vegetation bursting with beauty and aroma.  You'll have the benefits of staying in hidden corners of the resort and fully enjoying the sounds and scenes of wildlife in your outdoor sala.

  • Private Residences

For larger groups, Four Seasons Chiang Mai has a luxury range of unique residences that will create a once in a lifetime experience.   The residences are the ultimate in five star service with live-in attendants, on call butlers, personalised in-villa buffet breakfasts, and stunning private pools.


Nothern Thai Cusine is a must try for any foodie and Four Seasons Chiang Mai lead you through gourmet dining experiences. Sample classic recipes, eleveated contemporary Thai cuisine and even try a cooking class during your trip.

  • Khao by Four Seasons

Khao is Four Seasons Chiang Mai's fine dining destination.  Enjoy a gastronomic experience with creative dishes that are elevated from classic Northern Thai recipes.  The chef takes inspiration from Burmese and Yuannese cuisines which are popular in the area and has put together a contemporary Thai menu sure to please any foodie.

  • Rim Tai Kitchen

Rim Tai is set in a Lanna style teak house and is the perfect spot to discover Northern Thai fare.  Partake in one of the resort's cooking classes or have a casual lunch in the ambient and relaxing space.  The long table makes a perfect space for group dinners or family meals during your stay.

  • Ratree Bar and Lounge

This open air lounge is a haven for intimate evenings and relaxing hand crafted cocktails to end a day in Chiang Mai.  The lush and inviting space creates a casual ambience and infinity swings make for a picture perfect opportunities.

Facilities and Activities:

Whether you are looking to relax, stay fit, or see more of the vibrant area, Four Seasons Chiang Mai are on hand to personalize and arrange your activiites throughout your stay. Their tips will allow you to have a fun filled and cultural trip and they are happy to cater for specific requests that will suit families, couples, and special occasions. Here were a few of our favourite things to do while staying in the resort.

  • Swimming Pools:

The bi-level resort swimming pool is an idyllic spot to spend the day.  Admire the rice paddy views while lounging in the indulgent sun loungers.   Staff are consistently on hand to bring refreshments, cold towels, and aromatic cold spray to ensure you have a luxury experience.  The pool is split into an adult only area and family friendly pool so couples can enjoy the sanctuary in a private setting.

  • Mini Rice Planting

Learn the fine art of rice harvesting with the friendly and kind staff at Four Seasons.  Get dressed in traditional farmer attire and walk through the beautiful rice fields to embark on a fun and interactive experience.  Farmers will not only teach you and your children about how rice is planted and made but you get the opportunity to try your hand at every step of the process.  A fun and unforgettable memory and photo opportunity for the whole family.

  • Buffalo Bathing and Nature Walk

Four Seasons Chiang Mai is home to two resident buffalo and children are encouraged to meet the friendly animals.  Staff will assist your children in bathing and feeding the quiet and relaxed animals.  Kids will love splashing about and making friends during the activity.  After the bathing you can take a nature walk designed by Bill Bensley which will help you explore and traverse the green paths of the resort.  You will not only enjoy the scenery but learn about the plants and wildlife in the area.

  • Tour of Mae Rim

Grab a bike and have one of the knowledgeable staff lead you through a tour of the cultural and beautiful area surrounding Four Seasons Chiang Mai.  See the local eateries, surrounding rice paddy fields and nearby villages for a truly insightful experience.

  • Rim Tai Cooking Class

Try your hand at creating one or a few of your favourite Thai specialities.  The chefs will teach you about classic Thai herbs and spices and lead you in a step by step guide on how to prepare a Thai feast.  A great way to take some delicious flavours home from your trip.

  • Yoga

The tranquil yoga barn overlooking the resort's pond and rice paddy field is a serene sanctuary for morning. yoga.  Take a group class or book a one on one session for a way to stay fit and meditate during your stay.

  • Spa

Book a treatment in the world class luxurious spa or try a traditional Royal Samunprai Massage.  Using the healing properties of Thai herbs, your experienced therapist will take you on a relaxing journey to soothe and heal your sore muscles and tired mind.  A perfect way to disconnect during your stay.

  • La-On Kids Club

Kids 4-12 will love the variety of activities and facilities on offer at the Kids Club.  With both outdoor and indoor fun your children will be spoilt with choice on what to do next.  Kids will be encouraged to try their hands at local arts, explore the rice fields, and make friends with other young guests.

  • Explore:

Book a private driver with the resort and have them show you around the city.  Visit the famous temples and see the heart of the Old City.  Meet rescue elephants at a humane sanctuary, and discover beautiful views of the Mekong River.  Stop in a small local joint for the region's famous Khao Soi noodles and check out the night market to buy a few souvenirs to take home.  The friendly staff are knowledgeable and will go out of their way to ensure you have a safe and comfortable journey around the vibrant and history filled city.

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