Discover your traditional Lanna home and luxury of choosing a variety of outdoor/indoor activities that personally suits your holiday. Our family style service team is ready to assist your requests in advance in order to make the best for your stay. Please let us know what sort of activities you would like us to arrange for i.e., cycling, sightseeing, cultural tour, Thai Classical Dance and Lan na Dance, martial Arts, Thai Cooking, Yoga, Tai chi, or just sit back and relax with Thai massage.
Our property consists three elegantly two storey teak-wood houses with a spacious green garden.
The guest building offers 8 exclusive private guest rooms, with 4 rooms on each floor, within a large size traditional Lan Na house where an entire floor of 4 rooms are available for our Airbnb guests to occupy the entire floor.
Boontarn Sanctuary provides opportunity for our guests to relax and experience a peaceful stay in serene atmosphere of Lan Na country home as well as advising and arranging various cultural activities for our guests.
The guests will have their private bedroom and share a spacious lounge room on an entire floor.
Explore our adventurous cycling tours around our country side neighbourhood and natural settings or even challenging ride to the hilly national park nearby.
As for guest that would like to learn more about Thai culture, get inspired with our fun Thai local cooking classes, work shops of; Lan Na and tribal weaving, Lan Na porcelain, Thai "Khon" papermache masks making. Or if you prefer something cultural but more physical, why not trying our Thai classical dance, Thai martial arts or simply acquiring for our one day Chiang Mai hidden history walking tour.
We also offer special longer courses for guest who spend longer time with us to take private yoga, Tai Chi, martial Arts classes and so on.
All of these activities can be readily available for you upon advance booking.
For more information of our different activities kindly contact us in advance as the activities needs to be booked before the arrival date of the guest.
There is no gym or swimming pool available at the sanctuary at present.
Day trip and excursion to nearby attractions can be arranged upon request as well as other cultural and sport activities
Guest are permitted to use the outdoor kitchen, our spacious outdoor gardens and traditional dining room. The guest house has 2 furnished big living rooms to share along with the other staying guests. Guest are only permitted to enter the bedroom that are staying in and will have their own access key.
Since the premises are wood, smoking is strictly prohibited within every premises. And guests are required to take off their shoes and changed to slippers before entering the building.
Welcome to one of the biggest Northern Thai style (Lan Na) wooden residences in Chiang Mai, Thailand, centre of the former Lan Na Kingdom.
My name is Akarin or Andy for friends. I am a historian, former 3 time Buddhist monk, cultural researcher, also a Thai Classical Performing Art artist and of course, your host of this homestay residence.
Having me hosted you, not only you will experience our Thai hospitality in cozy family atmosphere, our home, Boontarn Sanctuary which is know in Thai as "Huean Boontarn" (the "The House of Merit") will definitely provide you with the experience of the true cultural spirit of "Lan Na" (northern Thailand) region that will imprint in your memory forever.