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About 20 minutes east of central Chiang Mai, this super-luxe resort is designed like an enclosed Lanna city, complete with a small moat, grand city gate, delightfully lush gardens, and flowering trees—all over 60 acres. The resort offers immaculate suites and rustic, free-standing villas, all sumptuously decorated. Standard perks in the villas include a sauna, piano, sun deck, and Jacuzzi. Around a working rice paddy lie well-placed pool villas with outdoor pavilions, and even hill-tribe-style stilt cottages next to a working vegetable patch. All units have large balconies, but the rice barns offer two stories of teak-lined luxury. Colonial suites have Persian rugs, pretty fretwork, high ceilings, and pleasant pastel hues. At times the more over-the-top suites may teeter on kitsch, but it somehow seems to work well with the contrasting rustic ambiance. There are few spas in town as pampering as here.