We believe that fun during treatment is not only possible, but is really quite important to promote a balanced recovery.

As active addiction can last for many years, leading to lost time and isolation, becoming disconnected from a normal and enjoyable way of living is to be expected. At our treatment center in Chiang Mai, we want you to RECONNECT and learn how to have fun again whilst being sober. Try it for yourself and see that fun in recovery really is possible!

Weekend excursions at One Step include:

Washing elephants at ethical sanctuary in Chiang Mai

Ethical Elephant Sanctuary

Ethically interact with elephants while meeting the elephants keepers (mahouts) who care for them. Help the on-site veterinarian to make healthy snacks for the elephants and see how the future of Asian elephants is being preserved.

Walking 306 Steps to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Doi Suthep Buddhist Temple

The most famous temple in Chiang Mai is Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, generally referred to as Doi Suthep Temple. It is a Theravada Buddhist temple with holy shrines, pagodas, statues and murals. It is considered to be one of the most sacred pilgrimage spots in Thailand.

Fun and games at Mae Sa waterfall in Chiang Mai province

Mae Sa Waterfall

Mae Sa Waterfall is a picturesque cascade nestled in the lush wilderness. It is popular with tourists as well as locals for being a great place to connect with nature and enjoy a refreshing swim.

Preparing mango desserts at Thai home cooking school

Thai Cooking Lessons

Learn how to cook traditional and authentic Thai dishes under the expert supervision of local chefs. Take a trip to the market to purchase the ingredients, then learn to cook Thai dishes of your choosing.

Tour of UNESCO Chiang Dao Caves

Chiang Dao Caves

Doi Luang Chiang Dao is a UNESCO biosphere reserve with Chiang Dao Cave Temple at the foot of the third highest mountain in Thailand. The caves are part of an extensive temple complex with beautiful stalagmite and stalactite inside.

Relaxing in turquoise mineral-rich hot spring water

Hot Springs and Geysers 

Bathing in mineral-rich waters are believed to have therapeutic properties that can help alleviate muscle pain, arthritis, and other ailments. Slip into a hot spring, soak away your woes and emerge feeling fresh and rejuvenated.

Man stands on paddle board at Mae Ngat Dam

Mae Ngat Dam

Mae Ngat Somboon Chon Dam is a picturesque reservoir built across the Mae Ngat river which acts as a tributary to the Mae Ping river. Perfect to simply relax or get in some exercise with a kayak or paddleboard!

Residents of addiction treatment center enjoy paintball adventure with safety gear


Enjoy adrenaline boosting activities and team building fun for all ages. The X-Centre in Chiang Mai is an adventure sports facility offering bungee jumping, off-road biking, paintball, and zip-lining.

2 men enjoy the view of Mon Jam mountains in Chiang Mai

Mountains of Mon Jam

A must see destination in Chiang Mai with a friendly and charming scene of natural beauty, flower fields and step-farming. Enjoy your time at a café serving fine Arabica coffee while surrounded by stunning scenery.

Walking to the huge slides at Chiang Mai's largest waterpark

Tube Trek Water Park

Escape the heat and ride the waves at Chiang Mai’s largest waterpark. This world-class waterpark adventure has four zones providing plenty of activities including artificial waves for the “beach” vibe, river waterways with tubes, and fun slides.

Daily activities and amenities at our rehab resort include:

Shaded swimming pool for guests of One Step Rehab


Our onsite swimming pool offers a refreshing escape from the summer heat or a rejuvenating workout any time of year. Swimming is known to reduce stress, promote relaxation, and uplift mood through the release of endorphins, making it an excellent form of exercise for overall well-being.

Hard tennis court painted green and blue


Tennis offers numerous benefits for physical and mental well-being. It improves cardiovascular health and agility while promoting muscle strength and coordination. Additionally, tennis provides stress relief and boosts mood through the release of endorphins.

2 men race each other on bikes through Chiang Mai hills


Cycling at our resort rehab or in the local area improves cardiovascular health, strengthens muscles, and enhances overall fitness. Reduce stress, boost your mood and enjoy the sense of freedom and exploration.

Free form sparring at Muay Thai camp

Muay Thai and Fitness Camp

Our Muay Thai and fitness center is unlike any other. It provides a unique training experience based on creating realistic goals for each person with professional instruction, high energy workouts and positive, enthusiastic reinforcement. The community atmosphere and focus on small group training makes it perfect for all fitness levels.

Addiction recovery group plays football with tropical backdrop

Field Sports

Field sports offer a multitude of benefits, both physical and mental. Sports such as football enhance cardiovascular health and foster teamwork, communication, and leadership skills, promoting social interaction and camaraderie among players.

Yoga instructor does a pose

Yin Yoga

Yoga can be profoundly beneficial for addiction recovery. It provides a holistic approach to healing that addresses physical, mental, and emotional aspects of treatment. Through regular practice, yoga helps develop self-awareness and emotional regulation – skills crucial for overcoming addictive behaviors.

Ping Pong table for guest use at One Step Rehab

Table Tennis

Table tennis, often called ping pong can serve as a healthy outlet for stress and anxiety, reducing the likelihood of relapse. The game provides a low-impact form of exercise that can improve cardiovascular health and promote weight loss.

Mixed group play badminton with dog watching

Badminton and Pickleball

Badminton and Pickleball are suitable for all ages, fostering friendships and fun competition. Racket and paddle sports are known to improve physical fitness, enhance mental focus, and reduce stress.