Chiang Rai

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

‘Where Luxury and Jungle Meet’

Anantara Golden Triangle is perched on a ridge overlooking the hills of Myanmar and Laos - here you can experience the culture of three countries. The Elephant Camp and Experience offered includes a jungle walk beside the animals and their mahouts, watch as the gentle giants splash in the river or play in the mud. Championing free roaming the resident biologist will explain how intelligent these creatures are. There are just 61 rooms and suites all with balcony and day bed. Facilities include an infinity pool, spa and three restaurant/bars.



In Our Opinion

‘Choose to eat with the Elephants by treating yourself to a tailor-made Dining by Design experience. Dinner is served in a rustic sala at the Thida Elephant Camp.’

Sala Mae Nam

Authentic Thai and world flavours in an open dining room. Open: Breakfast 06.30 – 10.30, lunch 11.30 – 14.30 and dinner 18.00 – midnight.

Baan Dhalia

Views across the Mekong Valley, you can choose from meat and seafood specialities or handmade pasta and sauce. Open: Dinner 18.30 – 23.00

Elephant Bar and Opium Terrace

The perfect place to meet and socialise. Light bites from an international menu. Thai inspired cocktails. Open: 08.00 – midnight.

Dining by Design

Choose from an array of mouth-watering menus and eat your dinner in a location that embraces the region’s landscape, be it on the lower terrace overlooking the Mekong, the verdant rice paddies or alongside baby elephants in bamboo forests at the elephant camp.

Leisure  (on site)
• Infinity edged swimming pool overlooking the Mekong River
• Poolside Jacuzzi
• Anantara Spa
• Lanna Cookery School
• Yoga school
• Cycling trips

Elephant Camp
Trek through native forests and picturesque rice paddies beside these these gentle giants. The elephant camp looks after more than 25 elephants and allows you the opportunity to catch a glimpse of traditional mahout life.
Activities include:
• Walking beside the elephants 
• Elephant yoga
• Sunset walks with the elephants 
• Elephant picnic
• Bathing the elephants

Unique Elephant Adventures
The Discovery Package with give you a choice of the following activities to take part in each day:

Mahout Training
Interactive educational activity, learn about the biology of these gentle giants. 

Elephant Learning Experience
With this experience, you are given the opportunity to learn about the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation, and interact with the rescued young elephants.

Walking With Giants
Take a walk into the jungle with the elephants and their mahouts.

Area Excursions
Because of the amazing surroundings and mountainside jungle location, there are a wide range of excursions available and most guests enjoy a lot of outdoor experiences.
Excursions include:
• Longtail boat trips
• Go to three countries in one day
• Hall of Opium museum
• Golden Triangle Discover Excursions

• Check-in 14.00/check-out 12noon
• Concierge service
• Child care services
• Business centre services
• Boutique with local silks, crafts & jewellery
• Laundry & pressing service
• Parking & valet service
• Exclusive “Heli & Ele” transfer
• VIP Regal Elephant transfer

Elephant Camp:

You won’t have to look far for elephants with a stay at this hotel. This on-site working elephant camp offers the opportunity to interact with these beautiful creatures in their own natural habitat, and the camp’s commitment to conservation projects further enhances the appeal. Take a trek through bamboo jungle or along the Ruak River which is situated at the Burmese border.

• Honeymoon set up in room
• One bottle of sparkling wine
• Romantic Khom Loi lantern ceremony to celebrate the couples special occasion

Subject to availability

Copy of marriage certificate required upon check-in

Anantara Golden Triangle Weddings

A hilltop ceremony set against breathtaking vistas of laos, Myanmar and Thailand. Vows exchanged amid the lush canopy of a tropical garden. There is no setting for your wedding more magical than Anantara Golden Triangle. From briday pampering at the Spa, to a lavish banquet of Thai and Western delicacies, to a honeymoon departure on the back of an elephant. Anantara wedding planning staff will help you design every moment of your special Thai wedding.

Price on application

Prices do not include flights or accommodation and are subject to change.
These ceremonies are not legally binding please ask for details on legal wedding packages.

Discovery Package All Inclusive features:

Food & Beverages
• Accommodation with daily buffet breakfast (served in hotel's main restaurant), lunch and dinner for every night stayed
• Beverages (select range of non-alcoholic drinks, house wine, beer, and spirits and select cocktails)
• In-room mini bar

Leisure & Services
• Internet access
• One time visit to the Opium Museum
• One activity for every night stayed from a choice of: Elephant Camp Experience, Golden Triangle Discovery Excursion, Spice Spoons Cooking Class, 90 minutes spa treatment

Please note: Advanced reservations for activities are highly recommended


Location and nearby attractions
Located at the convergence of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos, the resort sits on a hillside on the Thailand side of the border. Chiang Rai Airport is located 43 miles away from the resort.

Nearby Attractions
• Chiang Sean - 16 miles 28 mins by car
• Doi Tung - 28 miles 1 hr 6 mins by car
• Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park - 47 miles 1 hr 24 mins