Destination guide

Travel to culturally rich Chiang Mai

Enjoy the area's temples, culture and festivals with a rental holiday home in Chiang Mai. This city's shopping, local tours and restaurants draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Center and Chiang Mai National Museum. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Chiang Mai

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Chiang Mai a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chiang Mai Zoo (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Chiengmai Gymkhana Club (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Elephant Parade House (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Chiang Mai Night Safari (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Tube Trek Water Park Chiangmai (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Grand Canyon Water Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chiang Mai

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Chiang Mai is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buak Haad Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Riverside (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Huay Kaew Waterfall (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Doi Suthep-Pui National Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Royal Flora Ratchaphruek (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Tweechol Botanical Garden (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Chiang Mai

The nearest airport is in Chiang Mai (CNX-Chiang Mai Intl.), located 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Chiang Mai Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Chiang Mai City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 601 holiday lettings around Chiang Mai City. From 254 flats & apartments to 137 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Chiang Mai City?

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

  • Chang Khlan: 169 holiday homes
  • Think Park: 633 holiday homes
  • Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep: 631 holiday homes
  • Su Thep: 254 holiday homes
  • Chiang Mai Night Bazaar: 633 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Chiang Mai City! 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 Mai City?

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

  • Hang Dong: 602 holiday lettings
  • San Kamphaeng: 582 holiday lettings
  • San Sai Luang: 601 holiday lettings
  • Doi Saket: 592 holiday lettings
  • Mae Wang: 61 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 Mai City? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Chiang Mai City. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Think Park: 633 holiday rentals
  • Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep: 631 holiday rentals
  • Chiang Mai Night Bazaar: 633 holiday rentals
  • Chiang Mai National Museum: 631 holiday rentals
  • Central Festival Chiangmai: 633 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chiang Mai City listed on 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.