This festive season, Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai invites you and your loved ones to celebrate in the magical Mae Rim Valley with holiday dining, family programs and more.
- December 13, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Christmas Tree Lighting
Begin the season with an al fresco lighting ceremony of our Christmas tree at Lansai Village. Sing classic holiday carols, sip cocktails and nibble on treats from our live cooking stations while taking in the mountains just beyond the ceremony.
- December 24, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Christmas Eve Dinner
Sit down to an al fresco buffet of global cuisine on the Cocktail Lawn – including charcuterie board and desserts – set to the sounds of live jazz and traditional carols.
- December 31, 7:00 pm – 1:00 am
New Year's Eve Celebration
Ring in the new year with a Lanna-themed dinner, beginning with cocktails and a sit-down dinner overlooking the terraced rice paddies, and end your evening poolside with festive music, Champagne and fireworks.
Balance mind and body this festive season with our resident yogi Dheeraj Singh Patwal in hatha yoga, pranayama or candle-lit meditation. Join us after a festive celebration in discovering clarity and relaxation.
- Lanna Market Dinner at Khao | December 15, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Spend an evening exploring Chiang Mai’s lively street food culture, sampling local specialties from market-style vendors and watching artisans make traditional handicrafts. Lanna performers give you a taste of the local arts while the buffet features Thai favourites – salads, seafood on ice, curries, wok dishes and desserts.
- Barbecue Dinner at Char | December 18, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Join us for a barbecue of the freshest catches and meats, accompanied by a spread of international dishes, salads and desserts.
- Taste of Siam at Khao | December 21, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Savour regionally diverse foods as our chefs showcase the very best of Thai cuisine. Immerse yourself in the culture of Thailand – from a menu of local favourites to a live dance performance.
- Festive Brunch at Khao | December 22 and 29, 12:00 noon – 3:30 pm
Join us for an international al fresco brunch, featuring Mediterranean antipasti, Italian pastas, seafood on ice, a barbecue station, seared foie gras and Italian pastas – all to a festive jazz soundtrack.
- Christmas Brunch at Rim Tai Kitchen | December 25, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm and 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Classic holiday dishes stand alongside a spread of international specialties. Get in the festive spirit and join in with the live choir singing carols while Santa and Mrs. Claus visit the children.
- Rim Tai Kitchen Cooking Academy | Morning and Afternoon Classes
Both experienced cooks and beginners alike can take part in this interactive discovery of Thai cuisine and its cultural influence.DETAILS
- Private Dinner at the Rice Barn
Sit down to an exclusive four-course moonlit meal near the Resort’s rice paddies with your loved one –surrounded by the romance of candles, intricate flower arrangements and soft background music.
- Breakfast in the Rice Fields
Begin your day surrounded by lush, green rice fields and savour an al fresco brunch – a western and Thai menu, prepared by Executive Chef Liam Nealon and inspired by locally sourced, organic produce.
- Romance in the Sala
Find serenity at the Resort with a festive western and Thai set menu in the comfort of your pavilion's private terrace. This menu, crafted with romance in mind, includes of appetizers, soup, main courses and dessert, all served in your enchanting Thai sala.Details
- Pro Tennis
Grab a complimentary racquet and tennis balls and head to our two grass courts, floodlit for night play. Our tennis pro, Nichapa Rungtein, is on hand for private lessons and daily clinics – from a kids tune-up to drills for pros.Details
- Tour de Mae Rim
Take a break from the festive celebrations to cycle through lush paddy fields and mountain ranges around the Resort, taking in the early morning hum of Mae Rim valley.
- TRX Workout
Harness the power of gravity with our total body resistance training program. Using techniques developed by the US Navy SEALs, you will be suspended in the air to build strength, flexibility and core stability.
- Rice Planting
Don traditional Thai clothing to experience rice farming firsthand. Slow down as you plant your own shoots and learn about the harvest process, using methods handed down for generations.
- Art Tour
Use this festive season to experience Thailand’s art culture – learn to paint from a revered local artist, get exclusive behind-the-scenes access at a renowned pottery studio or visit our favourite galleries where creativity is fueled by great coffee. Refuel in between activities with a complimentary lunch.
- Temple Tour
In the company of saffron-robed monks, take a break with a stroll through sacred grounds, feeling the connection between the self and the sacred amongst history thousands of years in the making.
- Muay Thai for the Whole Family
Pick up the art of Thai kickboxing. Lanna Muay Thai trains some of the best fighters in Thailand and their trainer is available to give you a challenging workout.
- Pilates Apparatus
Find your natural rhythm, strengthen your core and grow in flexibility with Original Pilates. In each private session, our certified Romana Pilates instructor will create and guide you through a customized workout.
- T-Shirt Painting | December 24 and 31, 11:00 am
Have the kids design their very own Four Seasons holiday souvenir – a t-shirt to wear and take back home.
- Batik Painting | December 25, 11:00 am
The techniques and colours of batik spark young imaginations at this hands-on introduction to a rich artistic tradition. What’s more, the little artists can take back a souvenir of their work!
- Photo Frame Making and Lanna Dress-up | January 1, 11:00 am
Who doesn’t love costumes? The little ones dress up in exciting Lanna outfits and make a photo frame for their favourite picture of the day.