Thailand’s northern gem Chiang Mai is full of fresh faces, including the recently opened Sireeampan Boutique Resort & Spa, which is home to an intimate 11 suites. Borrowing from the royal manors of 18th-century Thailand, the resort blends heritage Rattanakosin-style architecture with modern amenities: a piano lounge, wine cellar and a signature “Anytime, Anywhere Breakfast” that comes in a twee wicker basket packed with your favorite morning treats. Each suite is named after a gemstone and decked out with marble bathrooms, free Wi-Fi, 40-inch LED TVs, complimentary mini bar, rain showers and big bathtubs.
Opening rates from THB10,000 (US$307). 88/8 Moo 1, Tambon Changpuak, Chiang Mai, Thailand, (+66) 53-327-777, www.sireeampan.com.