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The resort, a fusion of traditional Lanna and contemporary Thai, designed to merge harmoniously with our riverside surroundings
Warm smiles and friendly faces you are likely to meet at The Legend.
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Transfer by bus or private limousine
Located in single or two-storey contemporary Lanna-style buildings of two, four or six units
Located in single-storey buildings of two units designed in contemporary Lanna style
Located in single-storey buildings of two units constructed in contemporary Lanna style
A beautiful accommodation choice, ideal for honeymooners, wedding anniversaries or other ‘special’ holidays
Our biggest accommodation. Spacious, luxury 2-bedroom pool villa for your family. With uninterrupted riverviews and its own pool
The legacy of this region is shared and perpetuated by the local people
Our treatments use ancient remedies handed down through successive generations
The Riverside Terrace, Ou Kao Classic Thai Restaurant, and Suan Chainam BBQ Restaurant and Beer Garden
An infinity pool of over 200 square metres with integrated bubble bed
Located on the river front, this attractive venue is suitable for various important events and special occasions
The Gateway to the Golden Triangle. Chiang Rai the capital of Thailand's northern most province
Doi Tung Temple, Mae Faluang Garden, the Royal Palace, Doi Mae Salong and boat trip along the Kok river
Yao, Long Neck Karen, Lahu and Akha villages; Mae Sai, Golden Triangle, Chiang Saen, etc.
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The Mekong Giant Catfish
Only one of these famous, Giant Catfish (“pla buak” in Thai) was caught in 2009; it was a huge female weighing 230 kg.
“This critically endangered fish is only found in the Mekong and its tributaries” says world famous angler Jean-Francois Helias, a passionate supporter of conservation. “The problem is that the whole ecology of the Mekong is being changed by China’s dam-building program, and the blasting of rocks to aid shipping. There has been over-fishing for many years of course, with 20 to 30 being caught per day. But now their breeding grounds are being spoilt.”
The fish that Thai and Laos anglers consider a “spirit fish,” bringing good luck to those who catch it, is also being poisoned by pesticides in the water such as DDT; also mercury, thought to come from gold mining in Laos. However, since the 1980’s, the Thai Fisheries Department has run a breeding program, and many are now stocked in reservoirs and private lakes.
Growing to 3 meters in length and 350 kg in weight, the Giant Catfish has long been a great delicacy. Some years ago, Bangkok restaurants had to order the catfish one year in advance, and a small bowl of tom yam pla buak was priced at a minimum of 150 baht.
Pollution, rock blasting, and a bacterial disease in the Mekong are killing off another species downstream—the 190-km stretch of the Mekong which is home to the graceful, playful, freshwater dolphin. Also classed as critically endangered, these creatures are currently estimated to number only 66 to 76.