Summer is when the days are longer, temperatures are sizzling hot, and cheeks are red from the heat and humidity.
Thankfully, Thailand excels when it comes to offering comfortable getaway spots that tick all the right boxes. There is no better way to spend your summer than exploring pristine beaches, or enjoying fabulous camping, incredible mountain views, and endless nature. Check out these cool and adventurous hotels and resorts in Thailand, chosen by Traveloka, and enjoy a well-deserved summer getaway.
Chiangkhan River Green Hill
Nestled in Chiang Khan, a small district near the Mekong River in Loei province where local residents have followed their ancestors’ ceremonial traditions for over a century, Chiangkhan River Green Hill is in close proximity to some of the region’s prized natural and cultural wonders such as Phu Tok, Wat Mahathat, and the Mekong River. Featuring cozy tents and private villas at very reasonable prices, this eco-friendly accommodation goes hand in hand with camping, glamping, and stargazing. In the summertime, nothing is better than waking up to chirping birds, the fresh smell of morning dew and panoramic views of the misty mountains and Mekong River in the distance all from the comfort your tent.
Chick Resort @ Khao Kho
Rasamee Rungkomolkij, the owner of Chick Resort @ Khao Kho said quite simply, “We never fail in offering a great channel, secured system, and prompt services to our guests.” Chick Resort @ Khao Kho is a compact but customer-centric resort featuring 10 rooms on an over three-rai property in the midst of nature that will have you feeling like you’re at your second home. Thanks to its prime location, the weather is cool all year round. Each of their rooms are painted in a bright yellow pattern with street art-inspired decorations throughout the premises and guests can enjoy stunning panoramic views from a three-story tower. Located in Phetchabun, a secondary province that boasts second-to-none tourist destinations, this resort is perfect for those who like trekking and hiking or the simple tranquility of nature which does wonders for your body and mind.
Located on a 70-rai pine-forested property and surrounded by an organic Arabica coffee farm 900 meters above sea level, Villa PaSon is a relaxing haven offering an English-style camper van and rooms in Pineta castle located by the lakeside. The mountainous landscape provides visitors with year-round pure breezy air and healthy ozone while the resort café is ready to welcome guests with aromatic coffee for a fresh start to each morning. Villa PaSon is also in close proximity to popular landmarks in Khao Kho such as Wat Phrathat Pha Sorn Kaew and Pino Latte café where tourists can stop by to witness the stunning sea of mist.
Lalamukha Tented Resort, Khao Yai
Lalamukha Tented Resort, Khao Yai offers different types of luxurious and stylishly designed tents such as an Eco Safari Tent, Deluxe Savanna Tent, and Deluxe Signature Tents, as well as loft tree houses at reasonable prices. Fall in love with the resort’s super comfortable bedding and sizeable infinite edge outdoor swimming pool, which is set by the pond overlooking limestone mountains off in the distance with sun loungers and parasols for your summer chillout session. Guests can enjoy a relaxing moment and enjoy the resort’s outdoor dining offerings. This is the perfect hideaway for those who like outdoor activities given the resort’s close proximity to many natural attractions including Khao Yai National Park and Pha Kluai Mai Waterfall. Or catch the sunrise at Pha Diao Dai if you’re an early riser.
Hintok River Camp @ Hellfire Pass (SHA Certified)
Hintok River Camp @ Hellfire Pass is a safari tented camping resort (glamping) featuring cozy permanent tents, a natural spring pool, plus free breakfast and sumptuous evening BBQs. The tent rooms are spacious with roomy and well-designed bathrooms. The location is superb, perched on a cliff overlooking the Khaew Noi River. This woodsy unique haven is about five kilometers from the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum, which commemorates those who lost their lives during the construction of the Burma Railway during on the Second World War. Free bicycles are available for guests who want to explore nearby sites. Otherwise, guests can enjoy additional activities like kayaking or supboarding (standup paddleboarding) for an additional cost.
The Campster Kanchanaburi
Pamper yourself at The Campster, an edgy new glamping-style vacation destination and the perfect hideaway for hipster nomads inspired by mid-century caravan travelling in the United States. Visitors can select a range of room types from the Tent Garden View, Big Tent Garden View, Dome River View, Campervan River View, Two-Bed Tent River View, to the Villa River Front with a Sky Deck. Your hideaway experience will not be complete without a campfire at night to relax and enjoy roasting marshmallows. The Campster also provides a variety of exciting options such as kayaking, cycling, ATVs, jetskiing, and banana boating.
River Kwai Jungle Rafts
Nestled close to a Mon village and temple, this floatel offers a unique floating accommodation experience where all ensuite rooms, with a private and hammock terrace, are tucked into a floating bamboo lodge moored along the historic River Kwai Noi. Guests will be reunited with nature as the entire floatel uses traditional kerosene lamps at night, not electricity, supporting its environmentally friendly approach. It’s, therefore, well-known as Kanchanaburi’s award-winning eco floating hotel. Other highlights include romantic dining experiences at the Floating Restaurant, feeding elephants from the raft, Thai massage by Mon therapists, and the cultural Mon Dance Theater.
PP Mountain Beach Resort and Waterpark (SHA)
Feel the Santorini vibe at PP Mountain Beach Resort and Waterpark, situated on a cliff in Phi Don. This fun sanctuary for families and children offers an expansive water park hosted by a giant octopus water slide in the heart of the resort overlooking the scenic Phi Phi island and Maya Bay. Built over a reservoir on the island, this is the only waterpark resort on Phi Phi. To ease guests needs for ‘vitamin sea,’ the resort also provides an easy commute to the beach using a shuttle service. In addition, guests can book a private turbo longtail boat at the resort to visit and experience Viking Cave, Maya Bay, Pileh Lagoon as well as some fabulous snorkeling.
Nakhon Si Thammarat
Experience a peaceful local camp stay at Lamoon Khanom. This resort offers seafront tent villas which can accommodate up to four guests at an affordable price, which includes Wi-Fi and private parking. Guests can enjoy a tasty BBQ in the evening and easily find the perfect spot for snorkeling during the day. Enjoy these experiences and become one with nature while exploring the local southern way of life along Khanom beach. Another highlight when visiting the southern sea in Khanom is a boat trip to see the rare pink dolphins, an experience that cannot be found elsewhere in Thailand – a real lifetime treat!
Phumontra Resort Nakhon Nayok
Embrace the magical vibe surrounded by mountains, forests and the Kang Sam Chan River. Encompassing an area of more than 20 rai, visitors can take full advantage of Phumontra Resort’s accommodations, villas, large swimming pool and spacious common area along the river in addition to various recreational activities and full conference facilities to host large groups of more than 200 people. It’s the perfect venue to host seminars, conferences, and wedding receptions amid an ambience of nature. The resort also provides free bicycles for guests daily and fun group activities such as kayaking, ATVs, a BB gun range, karaoke, and Thai massage.
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