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Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi - Luxury holidays to Chiang Mai

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  • About this holiday

    In the fascinating landscape of Northern Thailand, the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi has the appearance of a stately, country home, but with the distinctive wooden structure and peaked roofs of Thai architecture. A village in its own right, clustered around idyllic pools, the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi is best-suited to those looking to combine poolside relaxation with cultural exploration.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays include room only, private car transfers and scheduled flights with British Airways London to Bangkok and on to Chiang Mai with Thai Airways.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room
    From £1525 per person for 5 nights in a Colonial suite.
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH218

    Our opinion

    Hotel description

    In amongst sixty acres of stunning grounds, Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi is a magnificent resort from which to experience fascinating northern Thailand. Drawing inspiration from traditional Southeast Asian Lanna structures, the resort’s magnificent architecture reflects the region’s rich heritage. Exotic teak furnishings create luxurious interiors that complement the lotus ponds and fragrant jasmine scattered through the tropical gardens. The resort aims to deliver a true cultural experience, performing daily rituals like rice pounding and weaving, and housing rice paddies and exotic plantations within its grounds. The excellent facilities include a fitness centre, designer shopping village, and a cosy library. A swimming pool can be found surrounded by ornamental gardens, and overshadowed by an impressive hotel façade. Modelled on a Burmese royal palace, the spa offers an extensive range of treatments that blend European, Arabic and Asian techniques, such as the Lanna Massage, which is rarely practiced in modern times. Four restaurants serve delicious international and local dishes, whilst the Oriental Culinary Academy Chiang Mai tutors guests on the art of Thai cuisine. Guestrooms are spacious and decorated in a style is in keeping with the resort’s architecture, with wood finishes and antiques. Set amongst the gardens, and with open terraces, rooms are peaceful and comfortable. Perfect for discovering traditional Thai culture in an outstanding setting.

    Location

    Chiang Mai

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    About 15 minutes away by car.

    Closest airport

    Fly to Bangkok and on to Chiang Mai.

    Room types

    118 suites including pavilions and villas.

    Hotel facilities and services

    4 restaurants, Bar, Swimming pool, Spa, Fitness, Yoga, Culinary academy, Tennis courts, Cultural centre, Traditional shopping village, Cultural tours, Guided treks, Kids club, Library, Cycles for hire.

     

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Minimum stays

    Mimimum stay of 3 nights for all bookings that fall between 30 December 2013 and 2 January 2014.

    Other information

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