10 Best Huts In Thailand - Updated 2021

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Maria Cristina
Maria Cristina

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.

1. Private island home beside the Chanthaburi River (from USD 55)

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
20 reviews
Hut 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you can calm down and enjoy silence and really true thai kitchen
hnong and his family were great hosts
his wife is also very kind and spend half a day for us
hnong is a really good host and the best tourist guide and his wife makes delicious meals
it is very close to the city but you feel peace and can have a rest
firefly island is a beautiful place
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2. Bannamhoo Bungalows (from USD 15)

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
214 reviews
Private room in hut 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi signal is excellent
fan only but kept us cool enough in the evenings
can’t forget breakfast either as the coffee was delicious as was the french toast
wifi is unexpectedly good since we're in the countryside
with greenery surrounding bungalow feel fresh air around and need not think about tv shopping work etc
a clean barroom and bathroom
comfy clean room
a great place to stay with clean environment
the rooms are extremely clean including the bathrooms
the bungalow was really clean i would come back again
host was a nice person
the host is kind and helpful
owners are welcoming and helpful
and the staff were really helpful
the hosts and their lovely animals couldn't have made us feel more at home
the location is perfect just a five minute drive to the walking street of pai
quiet and peaceful and close to town
very nice quiet bungalow near pai
it was very fun and not a far ride from downtown although probably too far to walk consistently
park and his place was the highlight of our trip so far in thailand
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3. A serene mountain hideaway (from USD 40)

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 Getaway
Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
114 reviews
Hut 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view is amazing and every room faces the spectacular view
views are amazing eat breakfast watching the elephants
our villa was clean and comfortable with an amazing view of rice paddies a waterfall and elephants
our basic hut was very clean comfortable and well designed
the rooms were basic but clean as well as the bathroom and shower
the rooms were clean
but 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
the staff and volunteers are amazing
the staff was very kind and helpful
samart was an excellent host
thank you samart and your staff for taking good care of him
samart is a great host
spicy villas are in a great rural location in northern thailand
the place is just great in the middle of the moyntains
great location in the mountains outside chiang mai
the charm of this location is unbeatable
just a 3-minute walk from the bungalows there is a very powerful cascading waterfall in the mountains
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4. A quaint and quiet cottage (from USD 11)

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 @ Odourpai
Wiang Nuea, Mae Hong Son, Thailand
49 reviews
Private room in hut 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
everything in the room is clean and neat
the bungalows are really clean and cute
the bungalow is basic but super clean (the housekeeper is the greatest)
the room was good a little dark but clean and pleasant
super chill beautiful garden spaces and the rooms are clean and fairly modern
excellent hosts always ready to help you out
the host was excellent and offered to pick us up and drop us off at the bus station
they were so kind helpful and were really accommodating
sirichai our host was extremely helpful and extraordinarily kind
sirichai and family were gracious hosts
i loved the location
nice location and a very nice and helpful host
the outside garden area will allow u a peaceful walk around
(: recommend this place
he even picked us up from the bus station which was appreciated
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5. Amazing hut with Wi-Fi (from USD 21)

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 1
Pai, Mae Hong Son, Thailand
120 reviews
Hut 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is exactly as in photos but the views are even more breathtaking
most comfortable bed in 3 months of travel thank you
i enjoyed every moment here and the room and view was delightful
the bedding is pretty comfortable
ming cooks like i would cook in my kitchen
the place was clean and comfortable
the interior was very clean and beautiful though
the room was ample and clean
overall the space is clean comfortable and relaxing
clean and nice and such lovely people
the host are lovely too
ming and jake are very nice hosts
ming and jake are lovely friendly people who make you feel totally at home
ming and jake are very friendly and helpful hosts
they are amazing hosts that make everyone feel like part of the family
perfect location just far enough from the thick of it but an easy walk away
the location is stunning and the walk into town is fine
great for relaxing and close enough to town to just walk
the bungalow is very romantic and located beautifully at a 10 min walk of the city centre
the location is great but it lacks of maintenance
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6. Modern beach hut in Sai Tai (from USD 26)

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 6
Sai Tai, Krabi, Thailand
108 reviews
Hut 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the room was breathtaking
dinner was delicious and breakfast consists of toast fruits coffee and juice
dinner was delicious and breakfast consists of toast fruits coffee and juice
room was very nice with new tile floors strong air conditioning and hot water
the hut was comfortable and the a/c worked great
very clean and relaxing
rooms are basic but clean and comfortable
the place was really nice and clean and exactly as described here
the rooms are clean hot shower incredible setting
its a family affair we all pitched in to help clean and cook
the hosts was wonderful and attentive
the staff are wonderful
the staff make you feel at home and are extremely helpful with any requests
the staff is friendly and accommodating
all the staff are fab
beautiful location but needs updating
perfect location close to the beach and away from the main tourist areas
great great romantic location to be away from it all
very secluded good 15min walk to nearest shop
near a tube station and on the airport line easy to get into the city
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7. Traditional Thai huts in paradise surroundings (from USD 28)

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.

164 reviews
Private room in nature lodge 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bamboo house is very authentic love the view in front of our room
the stay at a rustic hut was fun with proper lighting fan and electricity
but if you sacrifice aircon and a private bathroom you will get the adventure of a lifetime
we will be back for sure don't forget to go to natural jungle pool
the landscape is wonderful and everything is clean
great food cleanliness needs to be improved but overall a great place and value for money
the grounds are well kept clean and surrounded by beautiful limestone cliffs and nature
everybody was nice and helpful
wit is a great host
friendly staff and very open minded other guests
all of the staff were extremely helpful and kind
everyone was very kind and helpful
beautiful location love the buildings all i could wish for in a holiday location
aoleuk paradise is a great place if you want to relax and forget the stress
ao luek paradise is an amazing place
aoluek paradise is a great place to stay for a couple of nights
the location is awesome and kowit ist the most nicest person in the town
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8. Beautiful bamboo bungalow at Chai Lai Orchid

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 Mai
Mae Wang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
288 reviews
Hut 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Coffee and Resort

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 Payam
Koh Payam, Ranong, Thailand
28 reviews
Hut 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Cozy clay house

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
43 reviews
Hut 0 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bee find two steam fan to help improve the situation xd
the place is as seen in the photos clean and comfortable top-notch hospitality
mr oom attentive and kind
hommy environment with great host and hospitality
our hosts are super super nice
bee is really a great host
beautiful environment lovely hosts delicious food
bee's place is perfectly awesome
this place is located in the middle rice field which is very beautiful and peaceful
my whole family like this place and bee's family
definitely the place to be if you are looking for a peaceful getaway
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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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