Visiting Chiang Mai and want a unique Airbnb experience to make your trip even more memorable? Or perhaps you already live in Chiang Mai and want to treat yourself to a weekend away from home? Look no further, here are 10 unique Airbnb stays where you can experience all sorts of adventures from elephants to to treehouses. Whether this is a solo trip or you are bringing your friend group along with you, there is a destination for everyone to make their stay unforgettable.
Located in the Mae Wang district, these cute little bungalows can fit two guests and are made out of local bamboo. The best part is that you get to wake up to a beautiful breakfast with elephants sticking their trucks in the window to say good morning. Guests are also able to cool down in the Mae Wang river with the elephants. During the day guests are able to enjoy their time in nature on the private patio, backyard, hammock, or in the lake. There are also guides available at the front desk if you would like to explore and get to know the area more.
Bamboo Frame at Chai Lai Orchid
With this Airbnb being located in the heart of the Old City area, it is perfect for those who want to stay in town. Particularly couples since it fits two guests and has an elegant sala traditional Thai house style. With plants and a garden surrounding the house, it makes it a great spot to stay and relax before going out to see the Old City’s temples and museums.
Sala Old Town
If art is your cup of tea, stay tuned for this Airbnb. This modern house is filled with artwork, recycled materials, and sculptures all hand-made by the well-known artist Torlarp, who owns the house. The house can hold a group of up to three and is only a five-minute drive from more artworks at the Ban Kwang Wat craft village. A great place to inspire and bring out your creative side.
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If you need a quiet nature escape but don’t want to travel too far away from town? This hassle-free treehouse hosts two guests and is located only four kilometres from the town centre but still has much nature to offer. Unwind, or experience several group activities available on site, including access to a gym, yoga space, massage services, cooking space, library, and more.
Another nature escape but 45 mixtures outside of the city up Mae Sa Valley. This more luxurious five bedroom villa is perfect for enjoying the sounds of nature and simply chilling…or bringing all of your friends for a fabulous house party. This Airbnb gives you everything you need from a kitchen, pool, indoor fireplace, hammock, etc. All mod cons are available and it is designed for utter relaxation and privacy.
This Airbnb located on the Ping River was created by interior designers with a taste of Bohemian and Lanna style. Fitting four guests, the villa has its own private covered patio and pool surrounded by beautiful colorful decorations. It is a perfect house for couples as the villa has two bedrooms with its own bathroom. The villa is also only minutes from many attractions such as the Tha Pae Gate, shopping malls, and the Central Festival.
Dala Ping River House
This cute tiny mushroom Airbnb was built with meditation in mind; a destination for introspection. Though it looks small, this Airbnb can fit up to three guests and is completely eco-friendly including the garden around it. If you are looking to refresh your body and mind you will love this place. If this experience is sold out, do not fear as there are multiple other mushrooms available on Airbnb, each made differently for your own fit.
A similar style eco-friendly Airbnb is located in Hang Dong but can host up to seven guests. The round dome home has a bamboo roof and is filled with arched hallways. Inside you can find round window seats and beds, a granite bathtub, and a mosaic octopus shower. On the outside, there is a private salt-water pool and plenty of garden space to do as you please.
Stunning Bamboo Dome
This charming barn is located near Hang Dong in a quiet and peaceful village a 30 minute drive outside of Chiang Mai. Fitting up to four guests this Asian-style home includes a pool, beautiful garden, and full access to the kitchen and to a lake. Makes a great place for an escape outside the city but close enough to still visit Chiang Mai.
The rice barn and rooms