In Lanna and in love

Thailand February 07, 2018 15:09

By The Nation

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X2 Chiang Mai Riverside, the luxury boutique resort nestled on the banks of the Ping River, is celebrating the “Month of Love” with a series of romantic inspirations throughout the month including an exquisite Valentine’s Day dinner.

Couples seeking the ultimate romantic getaway can enjoy a sunset cruise with bubbles on the Ping River, massage and body treatments for two at the resort’s tranquil X2 Spa, and a series of special dining experiences, either at the acclaimed Oxygen Dining Room or in the resort’s serene gardens, shaded by towering tamarind trees. 

“February is a wonderful time of year in Chiang Mai. The air is refreshingly cool, providing endless opportunities for couples to explore our charming city, or simply relax and unwind in each other’s company,” says Ewan Taylor, the resort’s general manager. 

“X2 Chiang Mai Riverside is an incredibly romantic escape at any time of year, but in February the resort becomes a truly idyllic destination for couples. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we are delighted to offer a variety of tempting opportunities for romance, all set amidst the enchanting riverside ambience of X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort,” he adds. 

The romantic sunset cruise will allow couples to share magical moments together on a serene voyage down the Ping River, enjoying sparkling wine and tasty tapas as the sun sets over Chiang Mai’s ancient landmarks. Back on dry land, sweet moments are made even sweeter with a selection of irresistible desserts served as part of the delightful high tea menu at the resort’s H20 Water Bar & Tea Lounge. Alternatively, couples can enjoy magical moments together at the X2 Spa, where expert therapists offer a choice of heavenly massages and soothing body treatments. 

Lovers of good food will also be able to treat their taste buds in February with a choice of enticing culinary offerings. Throughout the month of love, the resort will give guests the chance to dine by candlelight under the stars in the resort’s landscaped gardens, shaded by 100-year-old tamarind trees and overlooking the soothing waters of The Ping River. 

For Valentine’s Day itself, French executive chef, Alexandre Demard has created the ultimate sensual dining experience with a special “Love Story” set dinner for two at Oxygen Dining Room. This five-course meal includes delectable dishes that are designed to ignite passions, including oyster jelly caviar, scallop tartare, foie gras, lobster and an indulgent chocolate sphere for dessert. 

Overseen by Michelin-starred French chef Nicolas Isnard, Oxygen Dining Room has quickly become one of Chiang Mai’s most sought-after dining destinations, and the Valentine’s Day set dinner will appeal to in-house guests, visitors and local residents alike. 

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