Bubble hotels have been popping up across the globe and we are all for it. Being surrounded by nothing but nature on all sides, falling asleep to the stars sparking above you in the night, without sacrificing any comforts sounds like a dream. Anantara Golden Triangle Resort are offering just that and more, with elephants roaming wild which you can witness from the comfort of your transparent dome.
These unique bubble known as ‘jungle bubble’ are located right in the heart of Thailand’s mountainous province of Chiang Rai, which is popular for its elephants. Each of the elephants at the Anantara Golden Triangle Resort have been rescued from either camps that were run unethically or on the streets of the city and are now very well looked after and living a healthy happy life.
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The jungle bubble are located on an elevated platform that overlook the area where these majestic animals hangout giving you the best view without leaving the comfort of your bubble. They are also surrounded by jungle adding to the authentic safari experience.
The domes were designed by Eye in the Sky and thought has been given to every detail. Guests comfort is paramount at Anantara Golden Triangle, the transparent jungle bubbles are built with a high-tech climate-controlled polyester fabric and can withstand the tropical weather of Chiang Rai.
These 236-square-foot suites are air conditioned, feature a spacious king size bed, an ensuite ( don’t worry this is non transparent ) along with a living space which is perfect to stargazing in the night or watching the elephants. During your stay you will be very well looked after and won’t need to lift a finger. Every night a dinner basket will be brought to your room along with other requisite luxury touches, like a fully stocked mini-bar, a 24-hour in-dome dining service and coffee making facilities as well as plush bathrobes, slippers and crisp white bed linen.
If you are feeling adventurous, the resort hosts a Walking with Giants tour which gives you a chance to take a journey into the jungle with a vet or biologist and learn more about the elephants you can even watch them play in their natural habitat up close. Anantara also offers a VIP elephant arrival experience which gives you the opportunity to cruise the Mekong river aboard a longtail boat before being meeting the elephants, there also chance to have picnic with the elephants and even yoga with the elephants.
All photos: © Courtesy of Anantara