The Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai

Summary

This hotel pays homage to the architectural traditions of the ancient Lanna capital of northern Thailand, as well as those of its near neighbours - China, Laos and Myanmar, throughout its Villas, Suites and Residences, as well as in its public areas and restaurants. These are located throughout the 60 acre property which houses beautiful gardens, paddy fields, natural landscapes and plantations. An ideal location from which to explore the surrounding wats, temples and markets, and visit the local hill tribes. The Dheva Spa - named after the star goddess who is guardian of longevity - is centred around a replica of the exquisite Royal Palace of Mandalay.

Highlights

  • Children's club
  • Two swimming pools
  • Floodlit tennis courts
  • Yoga and fitness programmes

Location

Chiang Mai, Thailand

How to get there

First fly to  Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok a journey of around 11 hours on a direct flight from Heathrow, before flying to Chiang Mai a journey of approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Once in Chiang Mai continue by road approximately 20 minutes to your hotel.

Best time to go

The dry season is mid October to February, when temperatures are mild and rain is scarce.

The hot season lasts from March until mid June, and monsoon season runs from mid June to mid October

Our thoughts

This is a hotel with wonderful design that is encapsulated throughout the luxurious Villas, Suites, Residences and public areas. Be sure to try as many of the restaurants as you can, the cuisine really is second to none.


  • The Dheva Spa and Wellness Centre
  • Yoga
  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness Centre & Sauna
  • Tennis
  • Oriental Culinary Academy
  • Culture centre
  • Shopping
  • Jum Sri Hall Library
  • Lanna Kids Club

Dhara Dhevi Cake Shop - A Victorian-Style Tea Salon, the Dhara Dhevi Cake Shop offers guests a selection of macaroons, homemade pastries, cakes and ice cream, fine teas and the many coffee blends.

Fujian - The resort's Cantonese and contemporary Chinese restaurant is set in a two-storey Sino-Portuguese style mansion dating back to the mid-19th century. The restaurant serves traditional style dim sum for lunch. The restaurant's menu offers an abundance of Chinese regional cooking styles and still including the well-known classic dishes.

Farang Ses - This fine dining French restaurant is one of the most acclaimed in Thailand. Expect delicious French cuisine, excellent views and beautiful décor.

Le Grand Lanna - Le Grand Lanna's menu features a menu of Northern Thai cuisine and classic Thai dishes. Guests can dine on the outdoor terrace overlooking the tropical garden or in one of the saloons decorated with art and antiques. Open for lunch and dinner.

Colonial Pool Bar - This is the perfect spot for those who want to relax by the pool. The menu features a selection of Thai classics and international favourites such as salads and sandwiches. Refreshing cocktails from the bar are also available by the pool.

Loy Kham Bar - Serving light snacks and beverages, this bar sits adjacent to the magnificent infinity pool.

Private Dining - A private dining experience is guaranteed to be special.

Colonial Suite - Featuring colonial style décor, these suites are close to the main lobby and surrounded by lush greenery. All the Colonial Suites boast floor to ceiling terrace doors that open onto spacious balconies with a view of the pool, lake or the lush gardens.

Deluxe Colonial Suite - Designed in a refined colonial style, each suite has a bedroom adjoining the living room with high ceilings, silk furnishings and antiques. All of these rooms have a large private terrace overlooking the verdant gardens.

Grand Deluxe Colonial Suite - These rooms are truly elegant, with dark wood floors and furnishings; the spacious bedroom is a calm retreat while the living room features richly patterned rugs and comfortable armchair and sofas. The room also features a dining room that accommodates four guests. A large private veranda offers views over the blue and white tiled pool.

Grand Deluxe 2 Bedroom Colonial Suite - An excellent option for families or groups of friends - these two level suites have two bedrooms, a living room, spacious bathroom, kitchen and an outdoor terrace accessed from the living room.

Villa - Perfect for families or groups of friends travelling together - the villa features bedrooms, two levels of living space including a generous kitchen and outdoor terrace.

Deluxe Villa - Offering the perfect space for indoor and outdoor living - the Deluxe Villas overlook the lush gardens or the green paddy fields. Accommodation includes a spacious living and dining room, an outdoor terrace with an adjoining massage area. Upstairs, the high ceilinged bedroom features king or twin beds, a whirlpool bath tub and indoor and outdoor showers.

Deluxe Villa with Outdoor Jacuzzi - In the Deluxe Villa with Outdoor Jacuzzi the accommodation is spread over two levels. Lavishly furnished with antiques and modern pieces including a piano. Overlooking lush greenery, each villa has its own outdoor Jacuzzi, two balconies and an outdoor massage area.

Grand Deluxe Villa with Plunge Pool - These spacious two-story teak villas overlook our lush green gardens or tranquil paddy fields. Sumptuously spacious the downstairs features a living and dining area that opens onto a large terrace with a private plunge pool. The bedroom is generously sized.

Grand Deluxe Villa with Pool - Beautifully designed, these stunning two-storey villas have been converted from traditional Northern Thai houses. Wood floors are featured throughout; the downstairs incorporates indoor and outdoor living areas while upstairs features a large bedroom, elegant bathroom, outdoor balcony and raised Jacuzzi.

Grand Deluxe 2 Bedroom Villa - Located in their own private area of the resort, these villas are excellent for families or groups of friends travelling together. The downstairs features large living and dining space, and outdoor space, while the upstairs has the two bedrooms (one with king bed one with twin beds) with balconies and bathroom.

Grand Deluxe 2 Bedroom Villa with Pool - Ideal for groups of friends or families, accommodation consists of two one-bed villas. Each villa is spread over two levels offering copious amounts of living space, private kitchens, spacious bedrooms and sumptuous bathrooms. There are also outdoor decks and a private pool.

Penthouse Residence - The Penthouse residence offers some of the resort's most luxurious accommodation. Situated on the third floor of the Dheva Spa Residence. Accommodation includes drawing room, dining room for up to six, pantry and bedroom and private spa facilities.

Deluxe Residence with Pool - Ultra private, these lavish one-bedroom residences each enjoy the luxury of a private pool and Jacuzzi. Bedrooms are fitted with king beds, bathrooms come with a small private garden. Rooms also feature a piano and outdoor Spa treatment area.

Deluxe 2 Bedroom Residence with Pool - Two luxurious bedrooms - one with a king bed and the other with twin beds. Each room features ceiling fans, ensuite bathrooms with rain showers and bath tubs. Each bedroom has access to the outdoor terrace with private pool. Also has a walkway connecting to the outdoor terrace with stunning private pool.

Royal Residence - The most exclusive residence is the ultimate in luxury and privacy. The majestic complex offers six private Lanna style pavilions, numerous sitting areas and dining rooms, private lounge with bar and grand piano. Connected by walkways, each pavilion is unique in design, The Royal Residence has three private swimming pools, private Jacuzzis and saunas.

  • Range of yoga and fitness classes
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Jogging
  • Golf nearby
  • Cycling

Great for families with the Lanna Kids' Club, baby sitting service and many room types catering perfectly for families with children.


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