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The resort, a fusion of traditional Lanna and contemporary Thai, designed to merge harmoniously with our riverside surroundings
Warm smiles and friendly faces you are likely to meet at The Legend.
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Transfer by bus or private limousine
Located in single or two-storey contemporary Lanna-style buildings of two, four or six units
Located in single-storey buildings of two units designed in contemporary Lanna style
Located in single-storey buildings of two units constructed in contemporary Lanna style
A beautiful accommodation choice, ideal for honeymooners, wedding anniversaries or other ‘special’ holidays
Our biggest accommodation. Spacious, luxury 2-bedroom pool villa for your family. With uninterrupted riverviews and its own pool
The legacy of this region is shared and perpetuated by the local people
Our treatments use ancient remedies handed down through successive generations
The Riverside Terrace, Ou Kao Classic Thai Restaurant, and Suan Chainam BBQ Restaurant and Beer Garden
An infinity pool of over 200 square metres with integrated bubble bed
Located on the river front, this attractive venue is suitable for various important events and special occasions
The Gateway to the Golden Triangle. Chiang Rai the capital of Thailand's northern most province
Doi Tung Temple, Mae Faluang Garden, the Royal Palace, Doi Mae Salong and boat trip along the Kok river
Yao, Long Neck Karen, Lahu and Akha villages; Mae Sai, Golden Triangle, Chiang Saen, etc.
Discovering the hill tribes around Chiang Rai
Golf, cycling and elephant trekking, riverboat rides and more.
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Doi Mae Salong
One of Chiang Rai’s top attractions in every way, “little China on the mountain,” is well worth the dizzying drive 80 kilometers northeast of the city, rising to a cool altitude of 1,800 meters.
When communism was established in China in 1949, the Kuomintang, southern remnants of the National China Army, fled into Burma and survived by growing opium. The Burmese army pushed them into Thailand in 1961; they were some 4,000 exhausted men who then faced violent competition from drug warlord Khun Sa.
Somehow, they established themselves on this mountain and were welcomed by the resolutely anti-communist Thais. They brought their own language and their own style of building. Roofs with upturned corners can even be seen on brand new homes. The struggles of the original settlers ended as recently as the 1980’s and the straggling, switchback little town of some 20,000 inhabitants has been named Santikiri, “hill of peace.”
The late Princess Mother led effective measures to substitute tea, coffee, rice, peaches, and lychees for poppies and encouraged handicraft production by the Chinese and their neighbors, the Akha, Lisu, Mien, and Hmong. The Chedi Boromathat was built in memory of the Princess Mother and affords dramatic views of the once war-torn border.
On one of the few plateaus here, visitors can learn more of these hardy people at the Chinese Martyrs’ Memorial Museum.
Tea tasting is another Mae Salong “must,” and adventurous souls can rent smart ponies to trek the hills for 500 baht per day. Late December sees a million pink Thai sakura blossoms here, and from December 28th to January 2nd, there is a unique annual festival of beauty contests, parades, markets full of woven cloth and silverware, and a light and sound show.