Pai is a small town in Mae Hong Soon province of Northern Thailand. It is situated on the banks of the Pai River. The natural hot springs, waterfalls, lush nature and temples in the area make it a great place for wellness retreats. It offers a relaxed and laid-back vibe perfect for chilling out and disconnecting from the stressful world. So grab your bags, travel to Pai, and enjoy tea, coffee, or wine at a serene and peaceful place while breathing in the fresh air and watching the stunning river flow by.
Here is our hand-picked list of the best places for you to check out. If we are missing anything, please let us know!
Experience cultural fusion at Reverie Siam. This luxurious resort features colonial-style rooms, a restaurant and a bar where you can enjoy vibrant evenings. They also have a meeting room that can accommodate up to 25 people. Sightseeing tours, ATV rides, hiking, and bamboo rafting activities are also being offered.
If you want to organize a retreat, the resort’s meeting space, workshop space and the riverside pavilion are available to be used for your activities. Their kitchen can work with you and follow your requirements or dietary restrictions. Stone pools and an infinity pool situated next to the river, with views reaching across to the jungle mountains are also available.
Located at the riverbank of Pai and surrounded by mountains and forests, Pai Hotsprings Spa Resort features 68 rooms with modern facilities such as a mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, internet, satellite TV and a private balcony where you can enjoy the fresh clean air from nature.
This resort offers various activities and facilities to make your stay unforgettable and convenient. They have a swimming pool where you can cool down, hot spring pools where you can relax, a restaurant and massage services. Tours and outdoor activities can also be arranged.
Pai Island Resort is situated in a quiet terrain surrounded by a majestic mountain range. This secluded safari-like sanctuary offers private areas where you can meditate, relax, or simply enjoy the natural symphony of nature.
Their standalone villas are painted in white and have a private garden, a terrace by the river, and an outdoor shower and bath perfect for a romantic getaway. They also have a restaurant that serves northern and southern Thai dishes, as well as western dishes.
Pai Village Boutique Resort is an oasis of green gardens nestled in the center of Pai. It features a heated swimming pool, hammocks where you can relax and signature swings. They also have a farm which you can visit and see a picturesque sunset, flower-filled walkways and a pond filled with colorful Koi fish and Thai carp.
Traditional Thai massage is also being offered. They only use organic herbs for an amazing Thai compress. A variety of outdoor activities are available like sightseeing tours and visits to villages, waterfalls, temples, and hot springs.
Be immersed in the ambience of yesteryear while enjoying modern facilities at Hotel des Artists, Rose of Pai. It is overlooking the stunning Pai river and features decor and furnishings made by local artisans.
A café is available onsite where you can sip a hot cup of coffee, savour a chilled glass of wine, or feast on a delicious meal while watching the world go by at one of the sidewalk tables overlooking the Pai walking street. During cooler months, you can soak and relax at the naturally occurring hot springs near the property.
Pai Cherkaew Boutique House is located in the center of the Pai district. It offers a relaxing and peaceful ambience, as well as gorgeous views of nature and mountains. A small plunge pool, a community leisure area, WiFi and a parking area is available for your convenience.
This hotel is just behind the night market and there are shops, restaurants, bars and convenience stores nearby. It is also near tourist attractions such as Wat Klang and Wat Phra That Mae Yen.
Surrounded by a man-made saltwater lake, The Oia Pai Resort features Mediterranean architecture and a fine restaurant. Their rooms have direct access to the lake so you can go kayaking anytime you like.
They offer free shuttles to Pai Walking Street, Pratad Mae Yen temple, Pai Airport and the local fruit factory. A restaurant that serves Thai dishes is available on site. In-room massages and tour assistance are available upon request.
Kirina Wellness in the Valley is surrounded by ricefields and mountains. It features a fitness area situated in a lush garden, barbeque services, and uniquely-styled cosy accommodation. The famous night market is just walking distance from this resort.
They offer wellness retreats that include market and walking street tours as well as sunset yoga at the Pai Canyon. Their resident teachers offer a variety of yoga styles including Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Meditation and guest teacher workshops.