Chiang Mai is the largest and most significant city in northern Thailand. It is a beautiful settlement located about 435 miles (700 kilometers) northwest of Bangkok, a picturesque province lying on the Ping River, among the highest mountains in Thailand. The city is favored with wet and dry tropical climate and average yearly temperatures of 77.7 degrees Fahrenheit (25.4 degrees Celsius). Chiang Mai is the cultural capital of the north and hosts some of the best hotels in the region. It is an appealing city with over 700 years of fascinating history, affluent culture, exquisite arts, unique festivals and traditions. The most charming part of Chiang Mai is the subtle fusion of increasing modernity and ancient customs. It is voted one of the top holiday destinations to live in Asia with new boutique hotels such as Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi and Puripunn Baby Grand Boutique Hotel springing up every day.
The city of Chiang Mai is changing every day, getting more sophisticated and trendy with a good selection of exquisite resorts. One of the best-rated luxury hotels in Chiang Mai is the sparking Dusit D2 Chiang Mai Hotel. It welcomes guests to 131 luxurious rooms and features an outdoor pool, pool-side bar, massage room, beauty treatments and a fully equipped gym. Chedi Chiang Mai Hotel is another elegant resort offering a pleasant retreat. The classy vacation property is located on the banks of peaceful Mae Ping River and boasts stylish amenities, attentive services, warm hospitality and authentic cuisine. Rarinjinda Wellness Spa Resort is a new boutique hotel in the heart of Chiang Mai City. Guests of the hotel will dive into a whole world of whims - luxurious spa center with hot tub, sauna, steam room, solarium, massage treatments and yoga studio.
Chiang Mai keeps a good deal of affordable lodgings that are suitable for all budget-minded visitors. Through the good budget hotels in Chiang Mai can be mentioned Chateau Chiangmai Hotel - a lovely apartment hotel attracting both business tourists and leisure travelers. The accommodation provides beautifully decorated rooms, bar, restaurant, conference facilities and modern recreation amenities. Chang Puak is another reasonably priced two-star hotel in the very center of Chiang Mai offering elegance and attentive services. Furama Chiang Ma is a great value for its money - a trendy lodging with superb quality services, contemporary-style rooms, elegant on-site restaurant, refreshing bar, conference and banquet rooms and a relaxing Jacuzzi.
Amazing Chiang Mai is reckoned the keystone of any visit to Thailand. It is a naturally beautiful city with an abundance of cultural treasures, traditional handicraft shopping, tasty food and relaxed holiday atmosphere. Just look around and get impressed by some of the magnificent museums, galleries, monuments, national parks, mountain trails, ancient ruins, hot springs and waterfalls. The dazzling temples are everywhere - with more than 300 temples dating back to the 13th century, Chiang Mai is a real temple-sprinkled city. The natural wonders are all around - impressive Doi Pui Suthep National Park, miraculous Wat Bup Pha Ram Temple, prominent Kavila Monument, magnificent Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders and breathtaking Huay Sai Lueng Waterfall. Moreover, Chiang Mai unique talipot palms, orchids, elephants and atlas moth are not to be seen anywhere else.
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