The city of San Sai is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand. Despite its ultra-modern infrastructure, the city still has managed to preserve its cultural roots. With a wide range of entertainment destinations, active nightlife, and tourist spots, the city has a lot to explore.
Bua Thong Waterfalls is one of the most popular destinations in San Sai. This multi-tiered waterfall is made of mineral and limestone deposits. The place serves as an excellent picnic spot and also has several eating joints.
Thung Bua Khaw Floating Market is by every means a shoppers paradise. The market has a variety of coffee shops, boutiques, salons, local goods, noodles, and drinks. Don’t forget to catch the sunset view at Mar Rim near the market.
Wat Mae Kaet Noi is one of the most popular entertainment spots in the city. The temple complex boasts of a park that has colorful statues. Moreover, the park regularly organizes light shows that attract tourists and locals in equal numbers. Some of the best hotel options near Wat Mae Kaet Noi are OYO 258 Warmtel Chiang Mai Cityhall, OYO 611 Stay Young Villa and OYO 374 Room Lanna Hotel.
Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders is a must-visit if you are a nature lover. The museum is home to a diverse collection of fossils, insect specimens, and shells. There are more than 10,000 species, and more than 459 kinds of mosquitoes.
San Sai is famous for its fresh organic foods, fruits, pork, meat-based dishes, and desserts. Khao Soi, Egg Noodle Curry, Sai Oua, Grilled Spicy Herb Sausage, Pad Thai, Quail Eggs and Kaeb Moo, Crispy Pork Rinds, are some of the best dishes. Ohkajhu Organic Branch, Pansawan Boutique Restaurant, Sala Cafe, Steak Of The Day, Terra & The Farmers' Bar and Huan Soontaree Vechanont are some of the popular restaurants. They offer mouthwatering cuisine at affordable prices.
How to Reach San Sai?
The nearest airport to San Sai is the Chiang Mai International Airport at a distance of 11.2 miles from the city. It serves both domestic and international flights flying to and from San Sai. The main forms of public transport in the city are trains, buses, cars, and tricycles.
Best time to Visit San Sai
The months between November and February are the best months to visit San Sai. The weather during these months is pleasant making it ideal for outdoor activities.
To make the best of your stay at San Sai, OYO Hotels have more than 60 established properties in the city. A day of sightseeing can be tiring, however, you can cast aside all your fatigue with OYO Hotels. With facilities like 24/7 check-ins, daily housekeeping, in-house restaurants, free-wifi, swimming pools, wheelchair accessibility, and first aid, you are in for a great hotel experience. Also, some of the hotels are pet-friendly, and also provide facilities for bars and conference rooms.