SELF-CONTAINED QUARTERS IN A COUNTRY VILLA.
ROOMS INSPIRED BY THE GARDENS.
Vana Som (meaning a peaceful place in the woods) reflects the heritage and traditions of Northern Thailand from the golden teak pillars to the true taste of the region, from the temple tours to the lure of nature in mountains, forest, and hill-tribe communities. This jewel of a residence is a classic Siamese-Lanna country manor consisting of several pavilions dating back in some places to the 13th century.
Just a few miles from the ancient capital of Chiang Mai, it is a gateway to the treasures of Northern Thailand. An imposing example of Lanna architecture, the residence is filled with antiques and artefacts, including a fine collection of Sukhothai and pre-Lanna porcelain as well as Buddhas from different periods while offering every contemporary comfort.
Originally a family’s winter retreat, designed by the country’s award-winning architect, it is both luxurious and cosy. The six en-suite accommodations are on three separate floors and an out-house pavilion: The Upper House, The Middle House, The Lower House, and The Sala. The outbuildings are dining, relaxing spaces and a meditation area.