Doi Saket spans out to the north east of Chiang Mai along road 118 (Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai).
Doi Saket offers great value for money, larger houses in Moobaans with great facilities can be had for a very reasonable price. Typically you can find a modern 3 bedroom house with a shared swimming pool for around 20,000thb per month in Doi Saket.
Promenada and Central Festival are located within a very short drive from Doi Saket
There are also many local markets. The town of Bo Sang and also Doi Saket have small provincial shopping centers.
There are many restaurants to choose from in Doi Saket. Both Thai and International cuisine is available. There are numerous French, Italian and even Swiss restaurants.
Entertainment and Nightlife
Doi Saket tends to be quieter on the nightlife side, however it's really just a short journey into the center.
There are numerous sports clubs in Doi Saket, it's also a great location for the avid Golfer - with some great golf courses in the area.
Travelling into the City center by car can be done in 15-20 minutes depending on traffic. There are songtaews travelling up and down road 118 throughout the day.