Destination guide

Travel to cozy Chiang Rai

Take a vacation to Chiang Rai and enjoy the area's temples, monuments and festivals. This city's riverfront, waterfalls and local tours draw many visitors. Wat Rong Khun and Wat Pra Singh are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Chiang Rai

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Chiang Rai. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mae Fa Luang Botanical Garden (26.5 mi / 42.7 km)
  • Pongphrabath Waterfall (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Pha Soet (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Doi Chang (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)

Traveling to and around Chiang Rai

Fly into Chiang Rai (CEI-Chiang Rai Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Houayxay (HOE), which is 46.2 mi (74.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Chiang Rai Province?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 18 holiday lettings near Chiang Rai Province. From 6 Houses to 3 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Chiang Rai Province is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Chiang Rai Province?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Chiang Rai Province. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Chiang Mai Province: 556 holiday homes
  • Thepanya Hospital: 539 holiday homes
  • Laos: 17 holiday homes
  • San Sai District: 540 holiday homes
  • Doi Saket: 516 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Chiang Rai Province! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Chiang Rai Province?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Chiang Rai Province with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Doi Saket: 516 holiday lettings
  • Mae On: 27 holiday lettings
  • San Sai Luang: 518 holiday lettings
  • Mae Pong: 68 holiday lettings
  • San Kamphaeng: 510 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Chiang Rai Province?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Chiang Rai Province. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chiang Rai Clock Tower: 15 holiday rentals
  • Oub Kham Museum: 16 holiday rentals
  • Saturday Walking Street Market: 16 holiday rentals
  • Chiangrai Rajabhat University: 16 holiday rentals
  • Pongphrabath Waterfall: 15 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chiang Rai Province listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.