Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort 

Hear the call of the wild

A luxurious retreat with locally inspired style – from the architecture to furnishings – that features its very own elephant camp.

Veiled by the haze-shrouded jungle up where Thailand meets Myanmar and Laos, this luxury resort is one of those once-in-a-lifetime retreats. Not only do you have views of the rolling landscapes of a trio of South-East Asian countries and access to those quintessential five-star facilities, but you can also come face to trunk with elephants in their natural habitat just steps from the resort. The Anantara’s conservation camp is home to more than 20 rescued orphaned and abandoned elephants and the mahouts who take care of them. As part of the unrivalled Golden Triangle Discovery package, which is included in the price of your holiday, you can interact with these majestic beasts as you walk through the jungle by their side or learn more about their behaviour and biology as well as the important conservation work carried out from the camp’s on-site experts.

Why we love Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

  • It’s in a spectacular setting among rolling hills close to Thailand’s border with Myanma and Laos, overlooking a meandering river

  • You can stay the night in a ‘jungle bubble’, a beautifully furnished transparent dome from which to star gaze and elephant watch

  • The hotel has an impressive range of one-of-a-kind experiences, from wildlife encounters to tours in a classic Royal Enfield sidecar

  • There’s dining by candlelight in private corners of the resort, from a boat pier on the river to a yoga pavilion in a terraced rice paddy

5 stars
Oct - Apr
Bangkok 11½ hours
Surrounded by jungle in Northern Thailand, approximately 45 miles north of Chiang Rai
Approx. 45 minutes' transfer from Chiang Rai airport



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2 restaurants, dining by design, bar, cookery classes

What's included

All Inclusive (Golden Triangle Discovery package) • Breakfast at Sala Mae Nam • Lunch and dinner at Sala Mae Nam Restaurant, Elephant Bar and Opium Terrace • Selected alcoholic drinks such as house wines, beers and spirits, non-alcoholic drinks and selected cocktails and selected non-alcoholic drinks • Minibar • 1 x activity per person for each night you stay at the resort (reservations recommended); these complimentary activities are: an elephant camp experience, a Golden Triangle Discover excursion, a Spice Spoons cooking class, or a selected 60-minute spa treatment, private Pilates or private yoga session.

From 01 April 2023, alcoholic drinks will no longer be part of the all-inclusive package.

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