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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.
- Special Packages
The Lisu, called “Lisaw” by the Khon Muang, belong, like the Karen, Akha, and Lahu, to the Tibeto-Burman
language family. The Lisu are believed to have originated somewhere in Mongolia and then migrated along the
Salween River through China’s Yunnan Province to reach the Shan State in Myanmar and all the northern provinces of Thailand. In Chiang Rai province, they first appeared some 90 years ago at Doi Chang in Mae Suai district. While the Black and White Lisu still live in Yunnan, it was the sub-group of the Flowery Lisu that settled in Thailand. Lisu settlements are often located in the highlands at an average altitude of about 1,000 meters, which is the best height to produce opium. They practice the common “shifting cultivation” and grow dry rice, maize, and vegetables as cash crops. Also, they draw additional income from the sale of domesticated animals such as pigs and cattle. The Lisu tribe is made up of several patrilineal clans into which have married Chinese men who turned Lisu. The clans are important in determining kinship
relations and marriage rules. Cross-cousin marriage is most usual because monogamy and clan exogamy are
valued as the ideal patterns to follow in order to strengthen family bonds in the village. Kinship relations are centred on the nuclear family and extend to the tribe as a whole. The Lisu have adopted much that is part of the Chinese culture, such as house building on the ground, burying the dead in graves, and celebrating their New Year on the same day as in the Chinese calendar. Intriguingly, they are typical spirit worshippers and venerate a village spirit and a mountain spirit in a separate compound away from the village center. Water and other spirits are the cause of sickness and must be bribed with animal sacrifices. Chicken bone oracle and pig’s liver reading are common, as is the belief in ancestor spirits or Wusa as a creator god. How far Christian influence has reached them in Yunnan and Myanmar is a guess. In Thailand, however, even whole villages are Christian, and their reputation as individualists make them very special people.