All-inclusive: guests needn’t worry about cash as drinks, food and trips are already paid for
Elephants: the most intimate elephant experience in Thailand - have breakfast with baby elephants, and learn how to command, ride, feed and bathe elephants
Luxury: 15 luxurious tents with bedroom, bathroom & living room - 3 come with outdoor hot tub
An exotic getaway reached by riverboat, the Four Seasons Tented Camp is set in a bamboo jungle at the meeting point of three countries: Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. Fifteen freestanding, luxurious tents are spaced along a half-mile-long hillside trail over the Muak River, each with a large outdoor deck to take in the lush surroundings and the sounds of the forest. The rooms are outfitted with hand-hammered copper bathtubs, and custom-made furnishings that hearken back to the style of 19th-century explorers. The spa offers simple luxury with traditional Thai massages in open-air salas that seem to float in the air amid the trees. The treatments include mountain botanicals and warming spices for a unique and restorative experience. Private yoga classes are also available. A variety of dining experiences are offered and are shared by the small group of guests: breakfast is served at Nong Yao, the camp's restaurant; lunch might be a picnic in the jungle with folding tables, stools and linen napkins; dinner could be a barbecue, a five-course formal meal or a dinner by the campfire. There is a pool and attached whirlpool at the camp that has been integrated into the landscape, surrounded by granite boulders and lush plants. The camp is 90 minutes from Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI).
This is as luxurious as tented accommodation gets: with 54 meters of living space, the highest quality furnishings, air-conditioning and heating, guests can enjoy a kind of rustic opulence in their rooms at the Four Seasons Tented Camp.
The camp has just 15 select luxury tents measuring 581 square meters in size. The tents emulate a safari style and are built using local materials such as hardwood, bamboo, and leather. The tents are composed of an open-plan living room, bedroom and bathroom. The large tents contain wooden furniture, paddle fans, and hand-hammered copper bathtubs. Three of the Deluxe Tents have custom made hot tubs located on a 398 square foot outdoor deck. Other facilities in the tents include day-beds, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, heating, safe, hot drink making facilities, and a complimentary mini bar.
Nestled into the hillside, the superior tents provide stunning views of the Ruak River, Burma, and the mountains of Laos. A luxurious sleeping area features a king-sized bed, set amongst a peaceful and tranquil setting for your most relaxed, comfortable sleep ever. Air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a refrigerated private bar are all provided for maximum guest comfort.
From elephant treks to cruises along the Mekong, the Four Seasons Tented Camp has a host of activities for guests to gain a rich cultural insight into the region. Also provided is a stunning pool with a great view, as well as a spa featuring the healing power of mountain botanicals.
The Tented Camp can arrange all manner of day trips, from a tour of the striking white beauty of Chiang Rai to the Doi Tung Royal Villa. Boats and cars can take travelers on journeys throughout the Golden Triangle, and guests can bond with the region’s most charismatic animal: the Asian elephant.
With an array of massages and treatments to suit the hands, feet, body, and face, the Four Seasons Tented Camp Experience includes spa treatments in a therapeutic setting of bamboo – featuring double treatment rooms and luxurious spa beds.
Featuring a freeform pool and therapeutic whirlpool, the gardens surrounding the 36-foot freeform pool are landscaped with natural rocks and teak logs with a view across the river. Open every day from dawn to dusk, guests may have wine, cocktails, or snacks served to them at the pool, or have a massage by the relaxing waters
The camp offers its guests four dining options: from safari-style dining featuring the best of local cuisine, to elegant bar settings featuring imported wines, beers, and liquors. Private dining options are also available for those in search of a more intimate dining experience.
Burma Bar overlooks the elephant camp below, with the border with Myanmar in the distance. The bar is best visited as the sun sets, when patrons can enjoy a cool beer or cocktail and admire the views. The cozy bar has plenty of books, maps, tribal antiques and comfy leather couches to keep you occupied and content.
The camp’s main restaurant, Nong Yao, is open-air with a thatched roof pavilion and wooden flooring allowing guests to dine out ‘safari style’. The rustic restaurant’s central feature is an open fire place, tables are decked with Thai hill tribe textiles and laid with traditional ceramic and silver cutlery. The restaurant specializes in Thai food and cuisine from neighboring countries, as well as international dishes. On the menu expect to see grilled brie and prosciutto sandwiches, grilled tiger prawns and tamarind sauce and fresh mango and sticky rice.
Private dining and personalized events are also available.
Through a pair of heavy wooden doors awaits the camp’s Wine Cellar, storing an impressive range of international and local wines. The Wine Cellar is perfect for a more romantic and intimate evening.