The Best Airbnbs in Chiang Mai Thailand for Two People

Chiang Mai, Thailand is a dream world of gorgeous mountains, a vibrant culture and lively night markets. This incredible hilltop Thai town is not to be missed on your Southeast Asia travels. Whether you want to wake up and get a Thai massage every morning, take cooking classes and perfect your pad Thai, visit an elephant rescue, or hike through the misty hills, this is the destination with something for everyone. Chiang Mai is also incredibly cheap, meaning you can live like a king or a queen on vacation (and stay in a dreamy, Jetset-caliber airbnb) at a fraction of the cost of other destinations in the world.  

Chiang Mai is relatively small and very easy to explore, but if you’ve never been before, figuring out the best places to stay in Chiang Mai for two people can get overwhelming. So we’ve rounded up some of the most idyllic, romantic, and interesting jungle and downtown villas to rent for basing for your vacation in Chiang Mai. 

The Best Airbnbs for couples in Chiang Mai, Thailand


Mango Tree Apartment Number One

2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath

This apartment feels like a private world hidden away from the bustling streets in a quiet neighborhood in the heart of the city. With easy access to all the best sites and activities Chiang Mai has to offer this is a great home base. Located on the ground floor of a newly renovated townhouse this is a comfort modern retreat.

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Sala Old Town Singharat Road

This traditional Thai house in the old town area, right in the center of the old city, makes it a home base for discovering the best of Chiang Mai. With minute access to the old temples, the Sunday Walking Street, museums and much more.

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Townhouse in the Old City

Up to 5 guests · 2 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2.5 baths

This 2-story urban sanctuary surrounded by tranquil mountains features chunky teak furniture with oriental wall art, local photographs, and rich shades of rust and mustard. This dreamy villa is perfect for relaxing and enjoying after a long day of exploring old town and all Chiang Mai has to offer. 

Relaxed Apartment Steps from the Night Bazaar

Up to 5 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath

This gorgeous updated apartment is as close to the action while still have serenity as possible. The famous night markets of Chiang Mai are not to be missed, and having a comfortable and stylish apartment to call home while exploring the city will make for a great experience. With access to a gorgeous pool, you will never be bored. 

Villa Nittra Singharaj

Villa Nittra is a quaint two-story townhouse, nestled quietly down a backstreet in the center of the Old Town, just off the main road. As soon as you walk in the door, you’ll feel like you have been transported back in time to an antique house. Decorated with old hardwoods, Asian artwork and paintings by local artists of hilltribe girls in traditional costumes, this is a super traditional Thai airbnb in Chiang Mai.

And, if you decide you’d rather do a hotel in Chiang Mai instead of an airbnb, here are a couple recs for luxury hotels in Chiang Mai!

Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

The Four Seasons doing what it always does best – with a commitment to staying true to the traditional authenticity of the culture they’re in. Most rooms in the resort are elegant pavilions, each with a beautiful private covered veranda, but there are also 35 gorgeous multi-bedroom pool villas with spacious interiors. Relax at the spa, or try your hand at cooking Thai specialities at their on-site cooking school. 

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Akyra Manor Chiang Mai

With super sleek suites and a rooftop infinity swimming pool, located just a short walk from Nimman Hemin Road, Akyra Manor is within walking distance of chic boutiques, galleries and coffee shops and less than 1.9 mi from the city center and a 15-minute drive from Chiang Mai International Airport. This hotel is a perfect spot for couples looking for where to stay in Chiang Mai. 

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Ruthie is a contributor at Jetset Christina. She is a world traveler and the founder of The Travelogue Online - an online resource for simplified travel recommendations. You can find her on Instagram @RuthieSchorr.