Holiday Villas in Thailand for Rent
Accommodation in Thailand: a hotel or a villa?
Over the past few years, there has been a tremendous growth in the options available to visitors to the Kindgom, in terms of accommodation offered.
Private villas - either standalone or forming part of a resort - can now be booked directly, and offer a more in-depth exploration of the country, better facilities and more space - all for less than a hotel stay!
Here we explore a number of avenues for those seeking to try an alternative during their next trip to Thailand.
Green Gecko in Northeast Thailand
Green Gecko is a traditionally styled Thai country house with its own swimming pool, offering fully catered stays of two nights or more. Guests are looked after by a family who live in a nearby village, and who will be delighted to show you the local area and places of interest off the beaten track, to teach you thai cooking and immerse you in the local ways of life.
The villa sleeps 4, and has two large airconditioned bedrooms, a large living and dining room, fully equipped kitchens, internet access, LCD TV, a large wooden deck, loungers and sala - all set on extensive private country grounds.
Near udon Thani, in Thailand's Isaan - or Northeast.
- Green Gecko Pool Villa for rent in Thailand
Green Gecko holiday villa for rent
Rice Paddy Villa in Thailand
Rice Paddy Villa
This holiday villa for rent in Thailand is set in the countryside of the rural northeast, in a peaceful rice-farming region. Clearly no effort was spared in realizing the owner's wish to create a unique property, and a lot of thought went into the design of the villa to ensure that it reflected local styles whilst also ensuring guests may enjoy every convenience and comfort. Do check out the photos of this Thai villa here.
This villa has a private swimming pool and sleeps 2-4 in its two en-suite, hardwood floored bedrooms. This villa is offered on a full board basis with a minimum stay of one week.
Holiday Villas for Rent Across Thailand
Thailand holiday House is a Bangkok based listing of selected holiday villas for rent in Thailand. It recommends only those villas that receive consistently positive feedback from guests, and gives details of available vacation rental properties by Thai region. These include Chiang Mai & Chiang Rai Villas in the North of Thailand, Koh Samui, Krabi and Phuket Villas in the South of Thailand, holiday villas for rent in Udon Thani in the Northeast of Thailand, and Hua Hin properties in Central Thailand.
The site also gives clear details on the varying patterns of the weather in Thailand, as well as details on regional Thai food specialties.
Unusual Thailand experiences at a rural holiday villa
Video from the Vacation Rental Gecko Villa
The video above is from Gecko Villa in the heart of Isan or Northeast Thailand. For those wishing to experience the heart of the Thai countryside away from the crowds, this Thai villa offers full board holidays and boasts a large private swimming pool. A week here followed by a week by the beach will allow you to explore all that Thailand has to offer!
Learning to Speak Thai
- Learn Basic Thai Before You Travel to Thailand
Before you travel to Thailand, it is a smart idea to learn some basic Thai words and phrases. (Even if you are not going to Thailand any time soon, wouldn't it be cool to know how to say a few phrases in a foreign language?)
Thai Street Food
- Thai Cuisine - Top 10 Bangkok Street Food
The three characteristics of Bangkok street food: unbelievably cheap, decently nutritious and irresistibly tasty. So never say you don't know what to eat in Bangkok!
Thailand Travel & Thai Food Blog
Visit the regularly updated blog on travel and Thai food from Gecko Villa.