Chiang Mai‘s is one of most popular destinations for Thais and international travelers who seeking to discover Thailand’s northern culture, beautiful arts, crafts, temples and great city for dining out experiences.
Story & Photos by Wanida Tardivel
My journey in Chiang Mai this trip brings me a unique experience, blend of culture, local life, fine dining, lots of fun discovering new places for great memories.
X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort (Cross-To) issituated on the tranquil banks of the Ping River. The surroundings provide a balance of serenity with a dash of the vibrant Chiang Mai city center just minutes away.
I love lotus flower.
The luxury 5-story resort features 30 elegantly designed suites. Nature takes center stage as the resort’s courtyard is interspersed with leafy 100-year-old tamarind trees.
TheX2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort offers a unique design that blends modern elements with the traditional Lanna style and Northern Thailand living.
Large bathroom with full equipment for him & for her.
Welcome gift…loved it !!
The Ozone Gym-Pool-Roofbar overlooks the tranquil flow of the Ping river.
Rooftop swimming pool overlooking greenery garden and river…perfect for a lap of pool or morning yoga!
Poolside relaxing area
The resort features smart design, environment friendly materials and decors.
State of art fitness room with of daylight surrounding with swimming pool and beautiful Japanese garden
Here you will find great spots to stop for calm down, to breeze, to read your favorite books or just sit and doing nothing.
Breakfast time overlooking river
My breakfast experience…with a special emphasis on healthy recipes and ingredients.
Breakfast selections – The kitchen team will prepare your order and serve at your table while you can enjoy your time in morning.
Homemade Muesli with grains, dried fruits and wind honey
Colorful mixed color Quinoa Salad served with baby organic vegetables
Fresh organic salad with tomatoes from Chiang Mai with vinaigrette. I also had my morning smoothies (Oxygen signature – non fat yoghourt, banana, coconut milk; Cafe cooler – banana, espresso honey and fresh milk; Water melon, mint and ginger; Sunrise recharge – apple, wanna, dried fruit and yoghourt; Morning green detox – celery, green apple, cucumber and lime) Awesome!
Croque Monsier with Bechamel, ham and melted cheese…got to break the rules sometimes !
For those with a discerning taste for fine wine, H2O Water bar and Tea lounge allows guests to pair mineral water from around the world with Tea blends from renowned tea estates.
The H2O serves Michelin designed tapas and crafted delicacies in our internal courtyard which overlooks the properties original well. A must try while staying at the resort !
My first dinner experience at The H2O
Foie gras, pan seared foie gras and corn puree, corn form, calamecy
Red squid, stuffed with a tomato and onion conpote – Rasberry sheet, tomato jelly, deep fried scalop, red, onion tomato filled
Pork confit ravioli – Ravioli filled with 18 hour slow braised pork cheek in mash carrots and orange, kumquat, coriander and Chiang Mai roasted body carrots
Chef Nicolas onion soup – Chef Nicholas’s renowned contemporary onion soup, a legendary Michelin dish
Damier chocolate lemon – 65% dark chocolate from st Dominique served with a lemon mouses and sorbet
Chocolate, peach macaron, chocoasis , Religieuse
X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resortluxury boutique resort with warm hospitality, great services and not far from centre. One of the great experiences that I personally recommended if you are looking for a weekend escape in Chiang Mai with your family & friends. Amazing stay!
Address: 369/1 Charoenraj Road, Watket, Muang, Chiang Mai 50000 THAILAND