From time to time guests seek recommendations for
interesting places in Chiang Rai Province.
We are happy
to recommend the following
1.Doy Din Dang Pottery
48 Moo 6, T. Nanglae
A. Muang, Chaing Rai 57100
Tel 053 705 291, Fax 053 706 128
Your Hosts: Adjarn Somluck and Khun Tamako
Visit the studio, kilns and showroom to see a wide
selection of decorative and functional pottery. Enjoy
the open air café with fresh coffee and pastries all
in a quiet forested setting.
2.Le Petit Café
194 Sankongnoi Road
Muang, Chaing Rai 57000
Tel. 053 756761
Your Host: Khun Nuttaporn
Located near the Kings Project store and not far from
the Thai Government Hospital this inviting café offers
fresh ground coffee and home made baked goods in a
relaxing atmosphere of soft music and a garden setting.
Muang Chiang Rai 57000
Tel. 053 754181
Your Hosts: Khun Ben and Khun Ae
Just opposite the downtown Chiang Rai bus station offers
internet, foods, coffee and a selection of books in a convenient and
friendly modern setting. The helpful English speaking staff
are happy to help you with your travel questions.
4.Baan Chvit Mai Bakery
167 Prasopsuk Road
Muang, Chiang Rai 57000
Tel. 053 712357
Your Host: Khun Manit
A place with fresh coffee and a wide variety of tasty baked
goods. A good place for breakfast. Your purchases help
support anti trafficking activities. Internet available.
Convenient location across from bus station.
1004/1 Jedyod Road
Muang Chiang Rai 57000
Tel. 053 752094
Your Host: Khun Saisunee
Located close to Jed Yod temple this budget priced
accommodation offers clean rooms and features a
bakery which turns out whole wheat, croissants and other
breads fresh every morning. For breakfast try their granola
topped with fresh fruit and yoghurt.
6. Coffee Dad
149 Moo 1, Tambol Vieng
Amphur Thoeng, Chiang Rai 57160
Tel. 053 795299
Your Hosts: Khun "O" and Khun Charoenmuang
Across from the town market you will find this cozy shop featuring
freshly ground coffee and home baked cakes and cookies. A friendly
and relaxing place to either start your day or take a break while
7. Bang Coffee
7 Moo 27, Tambol Huaisak
Amphur Muang, Chiang Rai 57000
Tel. 081 6120221
Your Host: Khun Bang
A delightful stop on Highway 1020 on the way from Chiang Rai to Thoeng.
The unique and attractive design was created by Khun Bang your host
who serves up tasty fresh coffee.
For those interested in a more personalized people to people
approach to experiencing Southeast Asia we recommend:
Roger Harmon's World Views 2000 Tours
Tel (USA) 505 254 -4666
Wanting to make real connections with the people and cultures of Southeast Asia?
We recommend Roger Harmon's World Views 2000 Tours which include: Laos, Thailand,
Cambodia, Burma, Vietnam and Indonesia. Small groups of 8 - 12 people gain the benefit of
Roger's connections and approach built on over 40 years experience in Southeast Asia
on a variety of humanitarian assignments.
For those touring in Europe we would like to recommend :
Tel. 05 63 95 29 05
Your Hosts: John and Anna
In the Southwest of France you cant find a more welcoming Gite than Vieux Mirou. The restored and modernized stone farm house and out buildings let you enjoy countryside ambiance with comfort and convenience.
Only two hours from Bordeaux, Toulouse and Carcassone
you have ready access to many of France’s premier places
to visit. You can enjoy the pool or roam the surrounding
countryside with its many fine restaurants, museums and
Tel. 44 (0) 1570471725
Your Hosts: Hugh and Jude
If Wales is your destination and kicking back in 16 acres of unspoiled nature is what sounds enticing then be sure to enjoy the unique and friendly Wildernest. Sensitively architected you can relax in cozy cottages or an incredibly refurbished classic Airstream Trailer or commune in the Long Barn ideal for feasts and fun activities with warmth provided by a large hearth. For outings travel to nearby wild coastal landscapes or explore interesting inland villages. If home made bread and dishes made with farm fresh ingredients is for you then look no further than Wildernest.
For Those Heading to Nepal:
1. Shivapuri Heights Cottage
Shivapuri Forest Reserve
Tel. 977 9802012245
Your Hosts: Neeru and Steve
Located 7kms. from downtown Kathmandu at an elevation of 6000 feet Shivapuri Cottage provides a relaxing escape from the hectic city life below.
The hillside location not only provides sweeping views of the Kathmandu valley 'but also provides access to the rural life ways of the local inhabitants.
The traditionally designed cottages are a good place to relax with a massage or good book or serve as a base from which to explore the surrounding countryside. Enjoy excellent Nepali cuisine prepared with fresh ingredients from the Cottage gardens. Whether bird watching or mountain biking Shivapuri Cottage offers many options for those wishing to experience Nepal up close.
Guests often ask about the design and construction of Lanna Thai Villa. The following were key to completing the project:
Concept design: The Owners
Detailed Design: Khun Kitcha Larmkitcha
Tel. 66 2 966 6193
Architectural Consultant: Mr. Martyn Linford
Tel. 66 89 926 1794
Interior Design and Decoration: The Owners and
Mr. Pongsakorn Srimanee, Tel. 084 1691636.
General Contractor: Adjarn Vichian Panyachak
Tel. 66 81 993 5201 or 053 422315