Location

How far is the camp from the airport? Where is it located?

The beautiful Four Seasons Golden Triangle is discreetly tucked away in the mystic landscape, where majestic mountains peak through the mist and mighty rivers weave their way through the scenic landscape, right where the borders of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet. Thailand’s second largest city, Chiang Mai, is merely within a four-hour scenic drive through vast wilderness, worth every second as you surpass stunning Thai scenery, which will sweep you off your feet.

Key Facts

  • located in Myanmar, 45 minutes north of downtown Chiang Rai
  • Chiang Rai International Airport is 1.5 hours by car
  • the hotel can arrange car transfers to and from the airport at an additional charge

What is special?

  • experience serene luxury as you soar up high in helicopter transfers between properties for the ultimate bird’s-eye view of majestic northern Thailand
  • glide down the mystic Mekong River as you cruise through the city of Luang Prabang on a private boat
  • the lodge sits amidst a lush jungle where friendly wildlife and herds of elephants roam

What do the guests say?

  • many love that the grounds are well manicured despite it being a rustic atmosphere
  • northern Thailand is a popular destination, yet not as overflowed by tourism as southern Thailand and relaxing to explore
  • experiencing Thailand’s wildlife sanctuaries and other cruelty-free animal excursions is something many guests had on their bucket-list

Accommodation

What are the beds like? Will I have a view from my room?

Swing open the doors to reveal your very own wonderland of wide-open spaces, wonderfully rustic interior décor that reflects the exotic culture of northern Thailand and views that will make your heart skip a beat. Awaken to lovely birdsong and the warming sun gleaming through picturesque windows as you cozy up in a bed of sheer white linen. Luxuriate in true Four Seasons fashion and enjoy an unforgettable vacation.  

Key Facts

  • 9th-century-inspired interiors that embody a rustic yet elegant safari-style décor
  • choose from four different tent accommodations and one lodge
  • the Explorer’s Lodge can house up to 6 people

What is special?

  • soak in a luxurious wooden or handcrafted copper hot tub on your outdoor deck as you enjoy a mystical lookout over lush Thai jungles
  • start every morning graced by rays of sun brushing your face and unparalleled views of the Ruak River, Burma and the mountains of Laos or the Golden Triangle
  • head out to your private outdoor rain shower and revive after an exciting day of exploring as you luxuriate in a rainfall of refreshing water

What do the guests say?

  • guests call the Four Seasons Golden Triangle “Glamping at its finest”
  • many fantasize when they are already back home about the outdoor shower and rustic tub on each rooms’ private deck
  • guests enjoy how comfortable and spacious the tents are

Pools & Spa

What kind of spa treatments await me? Will there be a pool?

Reconnect with yourself and nature as the healing touch of the hands of massage therapists lead you to improve your flow of inner energy while birds chirp from the mountain botanicals surrounding you. A rising sun brings fresh opportunities to try something new – how about blissful and ancient rituals, that are sure to dissolve all of your built-up tension as your mind begins to drift away into serenity?

Key Facts

  • a variety of healing massages inspired by traditional healing philosophies helps to relax and recover
  • offers an elegant on-site free-form pool as well as a lounging area
  • signature body wraps using ancient Burmese, Laotian and Thai methods are sure to pamper and nourish your skin

What is special?

  • allow the Mekong Meditation, consisting of circular motions and ancient Asian herbal oils, to restore much-needed balance in your body
  • open-air salas bring the tropical bamboo forest to you and allow you to reconnect with nature as you drift off into a state of inner peace
  • indulge in a soothing foot bath scented of camp-grown kaffir lime as smooth bamboo sticks knead away deep-seated muscle tension

What do the guests say?

  • yoga classes and energy healing are highly recommended for those looking to reconnect with themselves
  • the free-form pool overlooking the vibrant jungle is a clear highlight for travelers staying at the camp
  • a trip to the beautifully located spa tops off many guests’ stay with ultimate relaxation

Culinary

Will I be able to learn how to cook like a local? What kind of dishes await?

Dine in jungle-style as culinary experiences are so incredibly in tune with nature that even the produce is brought to your table straight from the lush Thai jungle. Views of happily playing elephant herds, the majestic Ruak River basin and breezy candlelit Thai nights, accompanied by the most spectacular and breathtaking Thai sunset, decorate the extraordinary scenery around you.

Key Facts

  • a palette of Thai, Laotian and Burmese cuisine as well as Western classics is being offered
  • daily tasting sessions, private wine-pairing dinners and wine caves offering an extensive collection of vintage wines
  • private barbecue dinners and movies under the stars can be arranged in the privacy of your lodge

What is special?

  • explore the lodge’s organic garden as you pluck fresh ingredients to integrate into local dishes at the interactive Golden Triangle cooking classes
  • as the sun rises, trek through the jungle to the resort’s highest point where a camp peak breakfast and happy elephants munching on fruits await you
  • as the tunes of traditional Thai music dance in the air, enjoy a candlelit menu, tailored just for you, alongside the elephants at the Elephant Camp Dinner

What do the guests say?

  • the thoughtful service completes the overall wonderful experience for visitors  
  • guests tremendously enjoy getting a glimpse of Thai culinary culture
  • joining the Elephant Camp Dinner is highly recommended to animal lovers

Activities

How can I spend my days? What kinds of activities can I embark on?

Breathe in the cool, clean air as you set out on an early morning adventure filled with flowing Thai rivers and ancient temples while you witness herds of rescued elephants roam the plains of Burma without a care. Let the Four Seasons Golden Triangle once again create authentic Thai experiences and allow you to truly discover the culture of this beautifully exotic Southeast Asian region.

Key Facts

  • organized camp hikes following the Ruak River and plains of Burma
  • city tours of Chiang Rai are offered, tailor-made to your interests
  • on Ruak River Sails through rice fields, you are sure to see the wilderness of Thailand from the boat

What is special?

  • embark on an exciting three-night adventure tour as you set up camp in new locations of lush Thai jungles and fill the days with thrilling activities
  • guides will lead you over the grasslands as a gentle herd of elephants splashes through the river
  • take a stroll through the thriving campground gardens as guides inform you about the tasty plants that flourish there

What do the guests say?

  • guests are thrilled over forming sweet bonds with the elephants and highly recommend going on a tour
  • exploring the exciting Thai jungle on scenic hikes is great fun for many travelers
  • going on tours of Laos, Myanmar and Chiang Rai is frequently being highlighted by guests