Chiang Mai Thapae Resort Review: A Vegetarian Retreat In Thailand


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Rather than the more conventional hotel, take a journey for your very soul with a stay at Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort – A Vegetarian Retreat. Located in the centre of Chiang Mai in Thailand, this enchanting wellness resort encourages you to leave your cares and stresses at the door and immerses you in a decadent world of relaxation and bliss.


You’ll find Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort – A Vegetarian Retreat tucked away on a quiet lane, nestled in the heart of the ancient city of Chiang Mai. The laid-back, moat-surrounded, walled city is home to hundreds of majestic Buddhist temples; wander the historic narrow lanes, discover the colourful shops and restaurants, visit the renowned Tha Pae Gate and explore Chiang Mai’s famous nightly walking streets. All this is on your doorstep, so you can sightsee to your heart’s content and then return back to your own private sanctuary. The resort is super accessible, at just 15 minutes’ drive from the International Airport so you can be in this tropical retreat in no time.

Style & Character

The resort oozes colonial charm and understated luxury. The timeless décor consists of detailed architecture, an elegant green and grey colour palette, dark wooden floors, dark stained colonial furniture and white balustraded balconies. When you step inside you literally feel as if you have entered another era, an altogether slower time.

Service & Facilities

After exploring the ancient city of Chiang Mai there are few better places to which you could return than the swimming pool at Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort – A Vegetarian Retreat. The blissful full length courtyard swimming pool lined with stylish loungers makes for a serene haven from the excitement of the city outside. As well as soaking up the culture of Chiang Mai you can also learn the craft of Thai cooking with a cookery class at the resort. The service is simply impeccable, all the staff are friendly, professional and happy to help.


Choose from 39 bright and airy rooms for your accommodation. There are 20 Deluxe Rooms, 12 Suite Rooms, 2 Family Suites, and 5 Deluxe Rooms with Pool Access. All the rooms are well equipped and there are lots of little extras to make your stay special; a handy personal phone, a gorgeous balcony, luxurious bedlinens and a mini-bar stocked with healthy local sweets and unique veggie goodies. The Suites are heavenly and are larger than the Deluxe Rooms but that pool access is very tempting and there’s nothing quite like staying poolside to aid your relaxation.

Food & Drink

A huge part of your stay here is the chance to dine purely on delectable, fresh vegetarian cuisine. The beautiful Moreganic Restaurant is renowned for its eclectic array of International and Thai vegetarian dishes. The resort is alcohol-free too and the equally creative beverages on offer more than make up for this and give you the chance to detox in style.

In terms of dining this alcohol-free and meat-free wellness retreat boasts the which, set in a beautifully decorated atmosphere. Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort – A Vegetarian Retreat is proud to be certified by VeggieHotels®, part of the world’s largest hotel association of purely vegetarian hotels.

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