The X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort
Just north of the centre of Chiang Mai on the banks of the Ping River, a new kind of contemporary luxury is making a significant impression on Northern Thailand’s hospitality industry.
The architecturally impressive five-storey X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort has only 30 suites, with the majority overlooking the river and two equipped with their own private pools. Offering all modern amenities and a charming and naturally effortless service that is bound to make you feel very much at home.
There’s an infinity pool, modern well-equipped gym and rooftop bar. You can enjoy treatments in the X2 Spa, as well as fine dining in the Oxygen dining room. For those with a discerning taste for fine flavours, the H2O Water bar and Tea lounge allows guests to pair mineral water from around the world with tea blends from renowned tea estates, a fascinating taste experience.
The H2O has a notable wine selection and serves tapas and crafted delicacies in the courtyard overlooking the properties original well. High tea is served here each afternoon.
The design blends modern elements with the traditional Lanna style so recognisable in Northern Thailand. Further enhanced by landscaped gardens and shaded by 100-year-old tamarind trees, this enchanting riverside resort provides the perfect setting for unwinding in luxurious privacy and romantic intimacy.
The close proximity to the ancient walled city of Chiang Mai makes this a very convenient base for your stay and from which to visit the enchanting temples and lively markets. Nearby are the forested hills of Chiang Mai, with its many adventure activities. A short drive away, you will find the city’s landmark Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.
Thai owned, the Chiang Mai X2 Resort is managed by the charismatic General Manager Ewan Taylor, and delights from the moment of arrival.
Chefs Making Their Mark
The X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort is home to two noteworthy Chefs. Consultant Michelin-starred chef Nicolas Isnard who visits the resort regularly from his home in France, and executive chef Alexandre Dumard, recent winner of the ‘Iron Chef’ Thailand.
Together they create a Michelin star dining experience in the Oxygen Dining Room, sourcing and using only the freshest of products from the ‘Royal Project’, fusing traditional Thai flavours with international culinary standards. The elegant glass fronted restaurant overlooks the Ping River, with manicured lawns stretching towards its banks.
South African at the Head
South African readers will enjoy knowing that Ewan Taylor, who heads up the X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort as General Manager, is a South African. Ewan has enjoyed a successful career in the hospitality industry and having studied at the prestigious Glion institute of hospitality management in Switzerland, went on to manage some of Asia’s most acclaimed boutique hotels. He is now making his considerable mark on the resort, supported by an incredible team.
About the X2 Hotel Network
The X2 (pronounced cross-to) network comprises of two brands: X2 and X2 Vibe. The X2 brand offers ‘5 star luxury by design’, while X2 Vibe offers a more affordable choice, still in keeping with the X2 design principles. All the X2 properties focus on style with a dedication to redefining luxury, in their own distinct way.
The Essential Information
For more details on the X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort, take a look at https://x2resorts.com/resorts/chiang-mai-riverside/, for reservations mail book.cmr@X2resorts.com. There are always excellent special offers to look out for.
Watch the resort’s staff video to get an idea of the facilities and surrounds, as well as the incredible people making your stay at X2 Chiang Mai Riverside so special. https://youtu.be/vT_8o6K0ryA