Offering guests an experience in beautifully-furnished, individual Thai-style garden bungalows. Renovated in 2023, this resort boasts high quality spring mattresses, the latest wifi technology and the highest internet bandwidth available in Thailand. Whether working from your room, the gardens or the 24-hr Pond Terrace, it is the perfect setting for digital nomads and other professionals who need good connectivity while on the road. Offering guests an experience in beautifully furnished Thai-style rooms, Pura Vida features landscaped gardens in what used to be an orange orchard. It offers free Wi-Fi and free parking. Pura Vida Pai Resort is 4 km from Pai’s town centre and a 10-minute drive from Pai Airport. It is about a 3-hour drive from Chiang Mai. Boasting views of orange trees and landscaped greenery, air-conditioned rooms at Resort Pura Vida feature wood flooring and pleasant shades of lavender. They come with a private balcony, fridge and attached bathroom. For leisure, take in the sun on the sun terrace or enjoy quiet moments in Pura Vida Resort’s book corner. Alternatively, the tour desk can arrange day trips to nearby Pai and surrounding regions.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Free private parking available on-site


Back massage

Neck massage

Head massage


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Room type
Number of guests
1 large double bed
2 single beds
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Pai
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Marina
    Spain Spain
    We have no words to express how happy we are that we chose the Pura Vida Resort for our stay in Pai. First, the place is absolutely gorgeous. The decoration, the surroundings, its amazing. Secondly, the location of the hotel is perfect. You...
  • Eduardo
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Excellent accommodation. Welcoming and warm staff, comfortable beds, spacious rooms, quiet area, scooter rental available, delicious breakfast and an absolutely stunning garden.
  • Wendy
    Australia Australia
    Vanda , the host, was amazing. So friendly and gave us info about where to go and what to do in Pai. Breakfast was great with a good cup of coffee Beautifully managed gardens with lots of places to just sit and relax ,

Property surroundings

Resort facilities of Pura Vida Pai Resort
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
Food & Drink
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Private entrance
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Full body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Thai

House rules
Pura Vida Pai Resort takes special requests - add in the next step!

From 14:00 to 18:00
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
From 07:00 to 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 4 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

1 - 3 years
Cot upon request
THB 250 per child, per night
4+ years
Extra bed upon request
THB 680 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets are not allowed.
Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Pura Vida Pai Resort in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Pura Vida Pai Resort

  • Pura Vida Pai Resort is 2.3 miles from the centre of Pai. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Pura Vida Pai Resort is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Room options at Pura Vida Pai Resort include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Villa

  • Pura Vida Pai Resort offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hand massage
    • Neck massage
    • Full body massage
    • Back massage
    • Head massage

  • The prices at Pura Vida Pai Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.