Welcome to Thailand, the land of smiles! This Asian country is on every traveler’s list because it features world-class cuisine, beautiful tropical scenery, and amazing culture. Its coastline is 1,500 miles (2,414.01 km) long and lays claim to some of the most stunning beaches on Earth. Thai food is very delicious and also very diverse, as the cuisine changes with every city. The locals are friendly and welcoming. Thailand is made up of 166 little islands, each blessed with a lush natural topography and a robust nightlife. Bangkok, Phuket, and Pattaya are known for their notorious red-light districts. Pattaya is also a popular dive spot and a haven for sea turtles. There are more than 40,000 Buddhist Temples where you can rediscover your spirituality and marvel at the majestic ancient architecture. Live like a local and book one of the best huts in Thailand for a few days. Check our list below.
Disconnect from society for a few days by booking this hut on a private island on the shores of the Chanthaburi River. It’s a quick 15-minute trip from the city and then you will be out of the grid and communing with nature like a true local. These tiny huts are made of grass and bamboo materials and stand on stilts above the water. You are provided thick mattresses to sleep on, electric fans, mosquito nets, fresh linens, and free breakfast. Some huts are big enough for two, while others can host up to four guests. There is no Wi-Fi, so you will need 3G data for internet connectivity.
Love Chanthaburi on Firefly Island.Muang, Chanthaburi, Thailand
Top guest reviewsyou can calm down and enjoy silence and really true thai kitchen
Host:hnong and his family were great hostshis wife is also very kind and spend half a day for ushnong is a really good host and the best tourist guide and his wife makes delicious mealsRead more reviewsit is very close to the city but you feel peace and can have a restfirefly island is a beautiful place
This accommodation is located in Wiang Tai, in Shan village, three kilometers (1.86 miles) from Pai. It offers lush gardens decorated with clusters of bamboo bungalows and open-air pavilions connected by stone footpaths. Each bungalow hosts two guests and features a unique motif with basic amenities, like a spacious bedroom, a seating area, a private bathroom, and a covered terrace with a hammock. Open pavilions and park benches are scattered throughout the property, providing a relaxing place for reading, surfing the internet, or taking naps. Indulge in delicious Thai cuisine and local coffee, which you can enjoy in one of the pavilions. Pick-up services at Pai bus station and Thai cooking lessons are available.
Bannamhoo bungalows (double - fan), Pai (1)Wiang Tai, Mae Hong Son, Thailand
Top guest reviewsthe wifi signal is excellentfan only but kept us cool enough in the eveningscan’t forget breakfast either as the coffee was delicious as was the french toastwifi is unexpectedly good since we're in the countrysidewith greenery surrounding bungalow feel fresh air around and need not think about tv shopping work etca clean barroom and bathroomcomfy clean rooma great place to stay with clean environmentthe rooms are extremely clean including the bathroomsthe bungalow was really clean i would come back again
Host:host was a nice personthe host is kind and helpfulowners are welcoming and helpfuland the staff were really helpfulthe hosts and their lovely animals couldn't have made us feel more at homeRead more reviewsthe location is perfect just a five minute drive to the walking street of paiquiet and peaceful and close to townvery nice quiet bungalow near paiit was very fun and not a far ride from downtown although probably too far to walk consistentlypark and his place was the highlight of our trip so far in thailand
The Spicy Villa is a mountain getaway located on a hillside in northern Thailand. It is around a two-hour drive to Chiang Mai, near Mae Wang and Doi Inthanon National Park. This rental is constructed like a traditional Thai bungalow. The spacious room has a thick cushioned double bed that comfortably sleeps two. Common areas are shared with the owner and other guests. There is a shared kitchen with a dining area and a communal shower with hot water. There is also a lounge area where guests can relax, play billiards, sunbathe, read, or enjoy unobstructed mountain views. Indulge in alcoholic drinks at the jungle bar. The property owns two organic farms where you can help. While you’re here, register for some Thai cooking classes. The owner also offers prepared meals for an extra fee.
Spicy Villa Serene Mountain GetawayMueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Top guest reviewsthe view is amazing and every room faces the spectacular viewviews are amazing eat breakfast watching the elephantsour villa was clean and comfortable with an amazing view of rice paddies a waterfall and elephantsour basic hut was very clean comfortable and well designedthe rooms were basic but clean as well as the bathroom and showerthe rooms were cleanbut the rooms are clean and the bathroom is decent (western type toilet)the rooms are basic but clean the environment is amazing if you love being out in the wild
Host:the staff and volunteers are amazingthe staff was very kind and helpfulsamart was an excellent hostthank you samart and your staff for taking good care of himsamart is a great hostRead more reviewsspicy villas are in a great rural location in northern thailandthe place is just great in the middle of the moyntainsgreat location in the mountains outside chiang maithe charm of this location is unbeatablejust a 3-minute walk from the bungalows there is a very powerful cascading waterfall in the mountains
This property is a 5-minute ride to Pai town center, which is 2.5km (1.55 miles) away. Lush greenery and gorgeous huts made from a mix of concrete and bamboo decorate the property. Though huts are designed in the traditional Thai-style, with high-pointed rooftops on a single floor, the interior walls are made of concrete and painted in bright pastel colors. Inside, there is a single bedroom furnished with a huge floor mattress for two guests, fans, free Wi-Fi, and an en suite bathroom with a hot water shower. The covered patio is ideal for lounging while sipping some morning coffee. There are several gazebos where you can meditate and relax while watching the sunset or sunrise behind the mountains.
Private Cottage1 @ OdourpaiWiang Nuea, Mae Hong Son, Thailand
Top guest reviewseverything in the room is clean and neatthe bungalows are really clean and cutethe bungalow is basic but super clean (the housekeeper is the greatest)the room was good a little dark but clean and pleasantsuper chill beautiful garden spaces and the rooms are clean and fairly modern
Host:excellent hosts always ready to help you outthe host was excellent and offered to pick us up and drop us off at the bus stationthey were so kind helpful and were really accommodatingsirichai our host was extremely helpful and extraordinarily kindsirichai and family were gracious hostsRead more reviewsi loved the locationnice location and a very nice and helpful hostthe outside garden area will allow u a peaceful walk around(: recommend this placehe even picked us up from the bus station which was appreciated
What’s amazing about this conventional Thai hut, though very basic and located in the middle of a rice field, is the free high-speed Wi-Fi access. This spacious hut can host two guests comfortably, with a king-sized bed, a desk area, and a private bathroom. There is also a small, furnished patio offering unobstructed mountain views. Do note that bugs and geckos will occasionally wander into the hut. There is no kitchen available for guest use but there is an on-site café serving delicious Thai cuisine and coffee. The town is 15 minutes away, so you don’t need to rush back to modern living.
Amazing Views Thai Style Bungalow 1Pai, Mae Hong Son, Thailand
Top guest reviewsthe room is exactly as in photos but the views are even more breathtakingmost comfortable bed in 3 months of travel thank youi enjoyed every moment here and the room and view was delightfulthe bedding is pretty comfortableming cooks like i would cook in my kitchenthe place was clean and comfortablethe interior was very clean and beautiful thoughthe room was ample and cleanoverall the space is clean comfortable and relaxingclean and nice and such lovely people
Host:the host are lovely tooming and jake are very nice hostsming and jake are lovely friendly people who make you feel totally at homeming and jake are very friendly and helpful hoststhey are amazing hosts that make everyone feel like part of the familyRead more reviewsperfect location just far enough from the thick of it but an easy walk awaythe location is stunning and the walk into town is finegreat for relaxing and close enough to town to just walkthe bungalow is very romantic and located beautifully at a 10 min walk of the city centrethe location is great but it lacks of maintenance
Along the shores of Ao Nam Mao in Sai Tai is a no-frills accommodation that offers spacious, rustic huts that can accommodate two guests. Surrounded by tropical gardens with a beachfront view, these Thai-style bungalows are made from a mix of grass, bamboo, and concrete. They contain huge bedrooms furnished with king-sized beds, a desk, air-conditioning, and a fully tiled private bathroom with a shower. They also offer laundry services, barbecue facilities, and outdoor activities like swimming, cycling, fishing, horseback riding, and tours. Go sunbathing on the beach, lie on a hammock shaded by trees, or relax with a beverage in your hand in one of the many open-air huts scattered along the shore.
Dawn of Happiness / A/C Hut nr 6Sai Tai, Krabi, Thailand
Top guest reviewsthe view from the room was breathtakingdinner was delicious and breakfast consists of toast fruits coffee and juicedinner was delicious and breakfast consists of toast fruits coffee and juiceroom was very nice with new tile floors strong air conditioning and hot waterthe hut was comfortable and the a/c worked greatvery clean and relaxingrooms are basic but clean and comfortablethe place was really nice and clean and exactly as described herethe rooms are clean hot shower incredible settingits a family affair we all pitched in to help clean and cook
Host:the hosts was wonderful and attentivethe staff are wonderfulthe staff make you feel at home and are extremely helpful with any requeststhe staff is friendly and accommodatingall the staff are fabRead more reviewsbeautiful location but needs updatingperfect location close to the beach and away from the main tourist areasgreat great romantic location to be away from it allvery secluded good 15min walk to nearest shopnear a tube station and on the airport line easy to get into the city
Aoluek Paradise is neither a resort nor a hotel. It’s a cluster of dwellings in the Aoluek village, 40 km (24.85 miles) to Northern Krabi Town and near a national park. It’s also a community shelter for dogs and cats, so keep in mind that this location might not be good for you if you are allergic to animals. The simple native huts are designed with traditional high ceilings and dried grass rooftops. It has a single bedroom on the second floor, and the ground floor is for lounging and eating. Straw mats on a wooden floor covered with mosquito nets are used for sleeping instead of beds. Four bathrooms can be found on the property, so you can enjoy rainfall showers with an outdoor feel. For evening entertainment, watch the tribe do their nightly ritual dances. Explore the beach and the caves during the daytime.
AOLUEK PARADISE. TAM CLANG #AThailand
Top guest reviewsthe bamboo house is very authentic love the view in front of our roomthe stay at a rustic hut was fun with proper lighting fan and electricitybut if you sacrifice aircon and a private bathroom you will get the adventure of a lifetimewe will be back for sure don't forget to go to natural jungle poolthe landscape is wonderful and everything is cleangreat food cleanliness needs to be improved but overall a great place and value for moneythe grounds are well kept clean and surrounded by beautiful limestone cliffs and nature
Host:everybody was nice and helpfulwit is a great hostfriendly staff and very open minded other guestsall of the staff were extremely helpful and kindeveryone was very kind and helpfulRead more reviewsbeautiful location love the buildings all i could wish for in a holiday locationaoleuk paradise is a great place if you want to relax and forget the stressao luek paradise is an amazing placeaoluek paradise is a great place to stay for a couple of nightsthe location is awesome and kowit ist the most nicest person in the town
This eco-friendly resort is only an hour away from southern Chiang Mai. It sits on a hill surrounded by a lush forest and plenty of wildlife. Two guests will enjoy the traditional Thai-style huts made of bamboo walls and grass rooftops. It’s furnished with a cozy king-sized bed, fresh linens, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and an en suite bathroom with hot water. Enjoy rafting down a nearby stream, trekking on footpaths, or watching the elephants who roam freely on the property. The on-site restaurant serves a free, outdoor breakfast of authentic Thai cuisine complete with a forest view. If you book a room here, some of the proceeds will help the Daughters Rising foundation.
Nature Bungalow at Chai Lai Orchid Chiang MaiMae Wang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
On Payam Island, a kilometer (0.62 miles) away from the city center and pier, is a lovely oasis called Coffee and Resort. It’s surrounded by impeccable landscaping decorated with four well-appointed bamboo huts featuring spacious guest rooms ideal for two guests. The rooms contain thick cushioned mattresses with mosquito nets, en suite bathrooms, and a private balcony. At the center is a huge café and restaurant that serves famous local coffee and authentic Thai cuisine. Under the shade of trees is an open-air wooden deck great for socializing with the other guests. Relax on folding lounge mattresses while you read, or take a nap. Be aware that electricity and Wi-Fi are available for a limited time only. Book for scuba diving, kayaking, and snorkeling activities at Koh Surin and Koh Tachai with the owner.
Coffee and Resort @ Koh PayamKoh Payam, Ranong, Thailand
Up for rent are two neighboring clay huts surrounded by rice fields and fruit and flower-bearing trees. These lovely huts are made of grass roofing and clay walls. It is located in the Chiang Kham’s Phayao village, in a small northern province in Thailand. The main house features high ceilings, brightly painted walls, wide doors and windows, and spacious circular rooms with a lounge area and two bedrooms suitable for four guests. The other clay house contains the kitchen and a bar-type dining area. The location gives you the opportunity to experience farming and the local lifestyle. You can even cook your own meals with farm-fresh ingredients.
Clay House - Comfort and Serenity.CHIANG KHAM, Phayao, Thailand
Top guest reviewsbee find two steam fan to help improve the situation xdthe place is as seen in the photos clean and comfortable top-notch hospitality
Host:mr oom attentive and kindhommy environment with great host and hospitalityour hosts are super super nicebee is really a great hostbeautiful environment lovely hosts delicious foodRead more reviewsbee's place is perfectly awesomethis place is located in the middle rice field which is very beautiful and peacefulmy whole family like this place and bee's familydefinitely the place to be if you are looking for a peaceful getaway
Huts that will make you smile
Most traditional Thai huts are eco-friendly and affordable, made from bamboo and other materials with unique designs that reflect the traditions and customs of the locality. Some are not just homes for people but a sanctuary for animals as well. All of these provide the valuable experience of disconnecting from the modern world and reconnecting with nature, which is something to smile about. Book these huts on your next trip to Thailand for the ultimate native experience.
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