Vacation rentals in Chiang Mai

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Guest favourite
Treehouse in Thailand
Stunning bamboo tree house in cat garden
We welcome you to stay in unique place in the middle of nature. You do not necessarily have to be a cat lover to enjoy your stay with us, but it’s a huge advantage since you’ll be surrounded by 59 rescued stray cats, who live happily in a 2500 sqm fenced garden area where also the amazing three stories bamboo tree house for your unforgettable stay is situated. Search in the right corner on readtheloud .co for "Mae Wang Sanctuary" and have a read to get a better understanding of the place.
Oct. 31 – Nov. 7
$311 CAD per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 130 reviews
Superhost
Villa in Mueang Chiang Mai
Dala Ping River House in Chiangmai
This unique home is situated in lush, green privacy on the Ping river, minutes to Thapae Gate, shopping malls and the Nimmanhaemin area. There are two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, covered outdoor decks & a pool. It's a perfect get away for couples, friends and family. All bedrooms have air conditioning, WiFi and cable TV. We offer a free pick up service from CNX airport, bus/train stations and 5 km from central Chiangmai Additionally: astrology readings are available on request.
Aug. 14 – 21
$157 CAD per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 177 reviews
Guest favourite
Apartment in Tambon Si Phum
Mango Home No.1
Adjacent to the celebrated Sunday Walking Street and the prominent Tha Phae Gate, the apartment is a charming retreat of unique personality. Located on the ground floor, this stylish and peaceful space is a perfect perch from which to enjoy the historical and lively neighborhood of old town Chiangmai.
Jan. 28 – Feb. 4
$123 CAD per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 256 reviews

Popular amenities for Chiang Mai vacation rentals

Stay near Chiang Mai's top sights

Chiang Mai Night Bazaar141 locals recommend
Tha Phae Gate286 locals recommend
Royal Park Rajapruek179 locals recommend
Wat Phra Singh357 locals recommend
MAYA646 locals recommend
Wat Umong200 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Chiang Mai

Guest favourite
Home in Tambon Phra Sing
Traditional Wooden House @ Old Town
Jun. 12 – 19
$107 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 210 reviews
Guest favourite
Condo in Tambon Chang Khlan
Your Holiday Home @Chiang Mai
Feb. 12 – 19
$58 CAD per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 128 reviews
Guest favourite
Cabin in พระสิงห์
清迈夏天客栈 CHIANG MAI SUMMER RESORT
Nov. 6 – 13
$77 CAD per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 220 reviews
Guest favourite
Home in Hai Ya
Baan Sri Dha - Luxury 3Bed in Town
May 27 – Jun. 3
$155 CAD per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 485 reviews
Superhost
Home in Amphur Muang Chiang Mai
Funky Handmade House
May 16 – 23
$125 CAD per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 259 reviews
Guest favourite
Villa in Nong Kwai
2 Bedroom Villa, Infinity Pool and maid service
Sep. 19 – 26
$136 CAD per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 102 reviews
Superhost
Cottage in Amphoe Mueang
La-Mer Lucklub Crafted Cottage
Aug. 15 – 22
$62 CAD per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 178 reviews
Guest favourite
Home in 清迈
Chang villa in old city
Dec. 13 – 20
$98 CAD per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 219 reviews
Guest favourite
Home in Tambon Su Thep
Spacious 2-Bedroom House near Nimman Road
Jun. 10 – 17
$116 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 129 reviews
Guest favourite
Condo in Su Thep
Luxury room in hippest area Nimman/mountain view
May 22 – 29
$59 CAD per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 371 reviews
Guest favourite
Villa in Tambon Chang Phueak
木目 mumu House
May 9 – 16
$276 CAD per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 142 reviews
Guest favourite
Villa in Tambon Chang Moi
bbcottage.hideaway
Jul. 21 – 28
$112 CAD per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 31 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Chiang Mai

Total rentals

11K properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

5.2K properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

4.9K properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

1.4K properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

3.3K properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

162K reviews

Your guide to Chiang Mai

All About Chiang Mai

On the banks of the Ping River in the north of Thailand, the village of Chiang Mai is set in a lush valley, surrounded by misty mountains and thick jungle. Once the capital of the ancient Lanna kingdom, the city is steeped in history and has more than 300 temples, including the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep temple, one of the most renowned in all of Thailand.

In the heart of Chiang Mai, you’ll find an ancient, formerly walled city surrounded on all sides by a moat. Today, this historic area is home to cobblestoned walkways, tree-lined avenues, and countless bars and restaurants. There are also several vibrant markets here, and the night bazaar on the east side of the old city is one of the biggest in the region, where you can check out traditional wood carvings while snacking on mango sticky rice.

Chiang Mai’s elevated, northern location gives it a cooler climate than many of the southern cities in Thailand, and its food is equally unique. You’ll find all kinds of dining experiences in this city, from modern fine dining to simple, hawker-style dishes like khao soi — egg noodles with coconut curry.


The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Chiang Mai

Due to its location and the fact it sits close to 300 metres above sea level, Chiang Mai is much cooler and less humid than other major cities like Bangkok. It does, however, have a tropical climate, meaning that the year is divided into two seasons: wet and dry.

The dry season is cooler and runs from around November until February. The lack of rainfall at this time of year makes it an ideal time to explore the city’s streets and surroundings, but you will most likely need a few layers in the evening. During November, the city also hosts vibrant festivals like the Yee Peng and Loy Krathong Festivals, where the streets are lit by candlelight, thousands of paper lanterns are released into the night sky, and flower-adorned boats are sent down the river to mark the end of the rainy season. Unsurprisingly, the wet season brings quite heavy rainfall and sometimes monsoons, although to a lesser degree than in southern parts of the country. If you’re visiting at this time of year, be sure to pack a raincoat.


Top things to do in Chiang Mai

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Temple

Chiang Mai dates back to the 13th century and was once the capital of the Lanna kingdom, making it home to over 300 historic temples. The city’s most famous religious building is the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep temple, sitting atop Doi Suthep mountain 1,073 metres above sea level. This is a sacred site for many Thai people and offers impressive views over the city.

The Old City

In the heart of Chiang Mai, you’ll find the Old City, surrounded by crumbling walls and the remains of a six-kilometre moat. This historic centre was built when Chiang Mai was the capital of the Lanna kingdom. Today, it’s home to many of the city’s most impressive temples, as well as museums like the Chiang Mai Arts and Cultural Centre, galleries including Maispace, restaurants, and bars.

Thapae Walking Street

Every Sunday, from around 4 p.m. until midnight, Thapae Walking Street is shut off to cars and filled with market stalls selling everything from clothes and handmade wooden crafts to silk, lamps, and street food. The market stretches for close to a mile and also often features live music and dance performances.

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