The Best Eco Resort in Chiang Mai

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Wondering where to stay in Chiang Mai? Looking for a unique experience outside of the city? This is the place for you. After spending time in the busy city, between shops and traffic, you might want to spend some time in nature. We found this beautiful place called  Mala Dhara, 30 minutes from the old city, in an open space in Doi Saket area. In front of rice fields and mountains, the perfect relaxation spot, luxurious yet humble ecologic resort.

Mala Dhara Chiang Mai is one of the most popular choices among travelers visiting the capital of Northern Thailand. Whether it’s for sightseeing, yoga teacher training or for an overnight stop, you will enjoy the services and facilities of this special place. Mala Dhara offers access to a vast array of services, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas, room service, massage and an amazing vegan restaurant.

After traveling all day, you can return to recharge in the beautiful room. Whether you’re a yogi practitioner or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, you will be entertained by recreational facilities such as their yoga shala, outdoor pool, massage. Mala Dhara in Chiang Mai offers warm hospitality and a friendly atmosphere. This will make your stay in Chiang Mai unforgettable.

The Rooms

Each place is uniquely built, offering characteristic rooms aptly titled such as the “Hobbit”, each one having its own flair and will make you feel like you’re living in a fairytale. The tasteful mix of fine wooden furniture and tribal décor lets the eyes rest easy on anything it lands on. Painted wooden houses are down to earth and look out onto the neighboring rice fields and the Northern mountains as a backdrop.

Several options available for those traveling solo, in a couple and big groups. Extra bed at an additional 500b. Recommended to book in advance, as rooms are fully booked during month-long yoga teacher trainings and retreats.

The Yoga Retreats

Led by a highly-experienced and passionate head teacher, James with his teachers, the 200hr teacher training is one of quality and integrity to the authentic roots and purposes of Yoga. Lessons and practice take place in two beautiful shalas, one of which looks out onto the vast rice fields and towering mountains of Doi Suthep and Doi Inthanon in the distance. The isolated location is most complimentary for those looking to retreat from the outside world and dive deeper into the study, practice and holistic lifestyle that Yoga can offer.

So if you are ready to have an amazing new experience, checkout Mala Dhara, rend a bicycle and travel around, try their amazing vegan fresh food straight from their organic farm, go to the sauna and hang out by the bonfire, practice yoga in the yoga room or in the yoga shala between the rice fields and just relax in the amazing mountain view.

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