Beautiful hotels and resorts in Khao Yai


To many Bangkokians who spend most of our time navigating life in the big city, Khao Yai is a popular go-to destination that offers fresh and clean air, as well as nice chilly weather. And it’s only around a 2-hour ride away from BKK.  

From a gorgeous Spanish villa to safari-themed resorts, here are 9 awesome Khao Yai hotels that will make your mountainside stay even more special. 


1. Mirasierra – Spanish Riviera-inspired villa 


Price: from ฿2,100 ( ~USD69.60)/night

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Let’s kick off the list with Mirasierra, a boutique bed and breakfast that is lavishly designed to look just a white Spanish villa with an equally stylish interior. Once here, you’ll be soaking in some sweet summer vibe for sure.  

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Once inside, you’ll find that the interior is nicely decorated with clean white walls and woodwork. The furniture is also really rustic, making you feel like you’re in Spain’s countryside. 

If you’re feeling adventurous, you can get on horseback ride or a carriage to explore the scenic trail around the villa – just ask the receptionist for the price and more details. 

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Get a cute Deluxe Room (฿2,100, ~USD70) with the choice of 1 double bed or 2 single beds. Or, get super cosy in the Grand Suite (฿5,800, ~USD190) that comes with a king-sized bed, a private hacienda-style courtyard, and a huge glass window to appreciate the mountain views right from your bedroom.

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All rooms include a delicious Spanish breakfast set with meals such as an omelette with potatoes or flavourful spicy tomato baked with egg and chorizo (pork sausage).  

Mirasierra
Address: 575 Moo 1 Nong Nam Daeng, Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima 30130
Telephone: +66-80-263-2333
Website


2. U Khao Yai – Grand European castle


Price: from ฿3,200 ( ~USD105)/night

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U Khao Yai greets guests with a magnificent castle that looks straight out of Europe, which is situated in Khao Yai’s lush hillsides. Paired with the chill weather here, you’ll definitely forget that you’re in Thailand. 

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Not only does the building look like a legit castle – the entire compound is surrounded by pine trees, fountains, and a pond, which will make you feel like you’re in a fairytale IRL. 

Suite bedroom
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Book a stay in the affordable Superior Room (฿3,200, ~USD105) with a terrace overlooking views like a lake or garden. If you prefer something more spacious to really feel like royalty, go for the Suite (฿5,100, ~USD169) that comes with its own living room. The latter also includes a complimentary high tea set (U.P. ฿749). 

Sip some tea and enjoy desserts while looking at the view
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Breakfast is included in all room rates. Let them know in advance if you fancy a special breakfast in bed service.

U Khao Yai
Address: 99/22 Moo 1, Moosi Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima 30130
Telephone: +66-4-407-9999
Website


3. Thames Valley Khaoyai – English Countryside residence


Price: from ฿4,500 ( ~USD105)/night

Ever fancy having a staycation in a pretty English village? Then Thames Valley Khaoyai is your go-to destination. 

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The whole area is designed and constructed to look just like an upscale English town, even with a tiny canal running through it! On both sides of the water lie green lawns and white brick houses – what a beautiful sight.  

Mini maze in the evening
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Stay in Deluxe Thames Garden Room (฿4,500, ~USD105) with a private balcony looking out onto the garden. But if you want get close to living like the mayor of the town, get Pool Villa (฿5,700, ~USD190), a whole house that comes with a spacious private pool and a tub with a pool view.  

Pool Villa
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All rooms come with continental breakfast.

Thames Valley Khaoyai
Address: 999 Moo 4, Pakchong, Nakorn Ratchasima 30450
Telephone: +66-44-009-999
Website


4. Lalamukha Resort – Comfy safari resort


Price: from ฿3,500 ( ~USD115)/night

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Spend your nights at Lalamukha Resort to get close to nature in a glamping-style Safari tent.

Your chic tent will be decorated with earth-tone furniture, matched with a vibrant leather couch and warm lights. And though you’ll be tempted to, don’t oversleep during this comfy vacay; instead, wake up early to a cool morning breeze and enjoy a quiet coffee time in front of the tent. 

Eco Safari Tent
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Around 1km away from the hotel is Scenical World Khao Yai, a huge waterpark with many thrilling rides situated among the trees. If you’re with kids, they’d love coming here to have some fun.

Eco Safari Tent – Bedroom
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Eco Safari Tent (฿3,500, ~USD115) is a compact tent with a jungle vibe, but you’ll need to share a bathroom and toilet with other guests. 

For utmost privacy, book into the spacious Deluxe Signature Tent (฿5,000, ~USD165) that comes with your own shower and tub. All tent rates cover daily breakfast. 

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Lalamukha Resort
Address: 515 Moo 5, Mu Si, Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima 30130
Telephone: +66-44-306-091
Website


5. Muthi Maya Forest Pool Villa Resort – Upscale Balinese huts


Price: from ฿3,200 ( ~USD105)/night

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Muthi Maya is a resort with elegant wooden huts that have a classic Balinese vibe with a modern twist.

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After you’ve checked into your private hut, you’ll find yourself having the peace and quiet you’ll need, where you can read or chill in the pool with a lush view without a bother. 

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Book an entire spacious hut with a huge bed, luxurious jacuzzi, and a private pool with a comfy cabana for only ฿3,200 ( ~USD105). Breakfast comes included in the price too. 

If you’re planning on coming here straight from Suvarnabhumi International Airport, consider the villa’s VIP car and van service. For more information, click here.    

Muthi Maya Forest Pool Villa Resort
Address: 1/3 Moo 6, Thanarat Road, Mu Si, Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima 30130
Telephone: +66-4-442-6000
Website


6. Zen Villa Khao Yai – Japanese garden ambience


Price: from ฿2,800 ( ~USD93)/night

Zen Villa Khao Yai is made for vacationers who are in love with Japanese architecture, allowing everyone to experience it without leaving the country. 

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This cosy hotel is equipped with a sizable Japanese zen garden with a bamboo grove and a minimalistic pool. 

You can also ask the staff for a Yukata set, a traditional Japanese costume, to enhance your photoshoot experience – it’s free for all guests!

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Live in a full on Japan-inspired room in their Superior Room (฿2,800, ~USD93) that comes with 1 king-size bed. Or stay in the Deluxe Room (฿3,500, ~USD115) with 2 queen-size beds, suitable for groups of friends or families. An American breakfast comes with all rooms.

Deluxe Room
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Zen Villa Khao Yai
Address: 177/1 Moo 2, Baan Maisamakee Mu Si, Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima 30130
Telephone: +66-84-710-7777
Website


7. La Purinee Khao Yai – European town on the hill


Price: from ฿3,000 ( ~USD100)/night

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Why buy pricey plane tickets or deal with the pesky visa process when you can easily take a stroll in the countryside “Europe” at La Purinee Khaoyai? Once you arrive, be prepared to gawk at just how much this place looks nothing like your regular Thai street.

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While here, you’ll find it tough to run out of activities to do. You can cool down in their huge swimming pool or sip your afternoon tea while looking at the panoramic view of mountains and trees.  

The buildings – both inside and out – are inspired by old-timey European houses – so make sure your camera is fully charged when you’re leaving your bedroom.

Attic Room
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To keep your budget under the limit, book the Standard Room (฿3,000, ~USD100) with 2 single beds or Attic Room (฿3,300, ~USD110) for a double bed. For big groups, get the entire Villa House (฿5,500, ~USD180) with 2 bedrooms. Breakfast comes with all rooms.

La Purinee Khaoyai
Address: 178 Moo 5, Bann Nhong-Som, Tambon Pong-ta-long, Pak Chong District, Nakornrajasima 30130
Telephone: +66-88-836-6659
Website


8. My Ozone – Fantasy fairy-tale castle


Price: from ฿3,400 ( ~USD112)/night

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Take your staycation to the next level and live like royalty straight out of a Disney tale at My Ozone, a grand hotel inspired by fantasy castles from fairy tales.

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Once inside, you will see opulent furniture and glamorous decor left and right – even the carpets look classy AF.

Executive Deluxe Room
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The Deluxe Room (฿3,400, ~USD112) will make you feel like a king or queen while on a budget. And if you want a balcony to admire the scenic mountain view, check-in to Executive Deluxe Room (฿4,500, ~USD150). A continental breakfast is included in all rooms.

My Ozone
Address: 334  Moo 6, Ban Patakian, Wangsai, Pakchong District, Nakorn Ratchasima 30130
Telephone: +66-44-009-100
Website


9. Toscana Valley – Rustic Italian town


Price: from ฿5,500 ( ~USD180)/night

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Inspired by the romantic Italian region of Tuscany, Toscana Valley could fool anyone into thinking you’re in Europe when you’re really located on the hills of Khao Yai. 

Don’t just think this is any ol’ gimmick that’s part of a hotel – this mini town is actually pretty sizable and you may very well forget you’re in Thailand while walking around.

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Once here, take a walk around – you will definitely find some unique photogenic spots for your IG session.

In the evening, don’t miss out on a chance to dine on some fine Italian cuisine at The Piazza tower, recreated after the Leaning Tower of Pisa, with your special ones. For more details, click here

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Casetta Garden room (฿5,500, ~USD180) allows you to stay close to nature where you can wake up the garden view. 

Alta Vista East
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But if you fancy the view from the top, book the Bassa Vista (฿6,500, ~USD215), a room on the Piazza Tower where you’ll be overlooking the entire Toscana Valley. 

Toscana Valley
Address: 2 Moo 11, Pong Ta Long, Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima 30450
Telephone: +66-44-756-660
Website


Extraordinary hotels in Khao Yai


Loving what you see? Plan a trip in Khao Yai the next time you’re in Thailand and book a stay at one of these magnificent hotels. Whether you’re with your friends or family, you will surely have a marvellous time. 

Though many of us might not be able to come to Thailand just yet, it’s never too early to start planning a trip – we hope to see you next year at least!

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