Centara Hotels & Resorts has signed a management
contract for the Khum Phaya Resort & Spa in Chiang Mai.
resort, developed at an investment cost of 1 billion Baht,
originally opened in October 2009 and will now operate under the
Centara Boutique Collection brand.
Khum Phaya Resort & Spa, Centara Boutique
Collection is located just 6 km from Chiang Mai International
Airport, 3 km from the Night Bazaar, and 1.5 km from Chiang Mai
Designed in traditional Lanna style, combining
golden teak with white stone, the resort is set in 2 hectares of
grounds shaded by century-old trees.
Resort & Spa is a perfect addition to our Centara Boutique brand,"
said Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts. "Small and intimate in scale and with very distinctive
architecture, the property is designed for independent-minded
travellers who want five-star luxury yet prefer to avoid larger
resort hotels ... Our strategy is to grow the
Boutique brand significantly, mainly through management contracts,
as we feel this is an evolving market that holds immense
Khum Phaya features 80 Superior Rooms
and Deluxe Rooms sized at 40 sqm with a choice of upper floor
accommodation or ground floor with direct pool access, and with
all rooms decorated in the style of a Lanna house.
There are also 4 Villa Suites, with a minimum of 92 sqm of
space and each with their own private spa, outdoor Jacuzzi and
private garden. The largest of the accommodations is the Phaya
Villa Suite, a 290 sqm complex comprising three one-bedroom Villa
Pool Suites and a private swimming pool. All villas include
private butler and personal housemaid service.
Facilities include a large lagoon style free-form swimming pool,
fitness centre, spa, business centre, banquet and meeting room
that will hold up to 120 guests for a cocktail reception, and a
restaurant serving authentic Northern Thai cuisine along with
international and fusion dishes.
There are currently 9 Centara Boutique
Collection properties in Thailand.
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