While on my visit to Mae Hong Son, I have encountered how beautiful nature is in Northern Thailand. While Mae Hong Son province, in general, is less visited by tourists making this place a safe and enjoy the beauty provided by nature to us, human beings where we can rest and relax peacefully hearing birds chirping, wind whistling, clouds etc. I was mesmerized how quiet and peaceful Mae Hong Son in general was and the Air Quality was also good.
I wished to stay here for a longer period and this made me feel like not leaving this amazing place and that too during my stay at Ferns Resort made it still more urge to stay for a longer period at Mae Hong Son. Ferns Resort is an Eco Tourist resort situated just outside the town of Mae Hong Son. It is a project built by funds from the government where it supports rural areas based on the idea of eco-tourism and is an example project to assist both tourists and local people. This is visible once you enter the resort as you can see selected plants and trees are planted in and around the resort which is a good source of food for birds and animals. Thus we can see year-round of animal and bird sounds during our stay at the resort. Ferns resort as a government project employs local people and source ingredients from the local market thus helping the economy of local markets etc.
At this resort, you will be in midst of nature away from the hustle of the city and they have around 30 wood-style bungalows without access to television, telephone in the room which is replaced by the year-round worth of bird and animal sounds which makes a nature lovers paradise. The 30 Bungalows here are constructed in Shan style of architecture and they have 2 options.
Deluxe Room (Garden View): This room is spacious and furnished with modern amenities which provide comfortable accommodation. The interiors are designed with bamboo and teak wood offers you a dressing table, chair, small bedroom with king or queen size beds and other amenities include Air condition, hot water facility, private terrace/balcony, hairdryer etc.
Suite (Creek/Rice Field View): Located amid nature also having some of the beautiful views from Private Balcony, Suite at Ferns Resort is a perfect hide-away in middle of nature and is still luxurious accommodation to stay. Built aside Rice Field, Creeks that gives beautiful views every day, The Suite offers Air Conditioned Rooms along with hot water facility, hairdryer, refrigerator, hot kettle, safety box and complimentary drinking water, tea. The interiors are decorated with teak floors and have big windows with well-furnished bungalows for luxurious living.
You can find other facilities such as Swimming Pool where you can rest and relax with beautiful views of nature or you can sunbathe with a glass of fruit juice in your hand. The Restaurant is present here where the products are sourced locally and the chefs are specialists in Thai Cuisine, try their fried fern which is different to have and it is recommended dish here. They have a rice terrace bar that is open from 16:00-19:00 hrs daily where you can have a favourite drink with a view of rice fields or paddy. Campfire bar is an open-air bar where one can enjoy drinks and campfire, this is open from 16:30-22:00hrs daily, also you can have campfire bbq and is a perfect place for a get-together for tourists from different places around the world.
As an eco-friendly resort, Ferns resort provides its guest Nature Trails where they guide you to Mae Surin National park which is a hike located near the resort, where you can enjoy the beautiful Mae Sakut Waterfall all are guided by local people employed by the resort. You can also enjoy local produce and agriculture where you can see rice fields and try your hand in planting the sapling. Bike around the beautiful places of Mae Hong Son.
Ferns resort also offers free transport from the airport if you request and should provide flight details, free shuttle service to and from the town, laundry services, free wifi in public area etc. If you want to be in the midst of nature, you should stay at Ferns Resort, Mae Hong Son.