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10 Best Bubble Hotels In Thailand To Relax In Nature And Sleep Under The Stars

Bubble hotels & glamping resorts in Thailand

If you’re one of those folks who like just the idea of camping minus the bugs, canned food, and laying in sleeping bags, then glamping might be the kind of adventure you’re after. 

But besides the usual next-level tents and facilities of glamping resorts, bubble hotels are a fun experience for travellers who want to be out in nature but in comfort – all while enjoying a 360-degree view of your surroundings.

Here are 10 best bubble hotels and glamping resorts in Thailand that offer beautiful views all around and a special chance to sleep under the stars.

Note: Room rates may vary depending on seasons and promotions. 

1. North Star Valley, Chiang Mai

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These all-around transparent bubble tents at North Star Valley will provide you with the ultimate sightseeing experience, all day and all night. This glamping resort is located among the valleys and hills of Chiang Mai, which is covered in a beautiful fog when the morning rolls around, making it seem all the dreamier.

There are 11 rooms available at 2 different prices:

  • ฿3,500 (~USD104.98)/night – 2 people including breakfast
  • ฿3,990 (~USD120)/night – 2 people including breakfast, a bathtub, and water heater

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Each tent comes with air conditioning as well as white curtains to provide you with some privacy. Bathrooms are located outdoors, allowing you to answer nature’s call quite literally too.

Clear Bubble Tents In ThailandBubble tent No.11 
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If you’re heading here for a special occasion like a honeymoon or anniversary, book a stay at the exclusive bubble tent No. 11. At a price tag of ฿8,990 (~USD270), this private room comes with the most beautiful view of the mountain-scape and meals served straight to your doorstep. You’ll fall in love with bubble hotels after such a stay.

Reservations here run like hotcakes, so hurry up and book a stay here well in advance. Make a reservation on Facebook or drop them a call.

North Star Valley
Address: 77/9 Moo 1, Pong Yang Nai Soi 6, Pon Yang Nai, Mea Rim, Chiangmai, Thailand.
Telephone: +66 8 0565 1111
North Star Valley Facebook | Google Maps

2. Casa de Montana Bubble Hotel, Khaoyai

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Don’t think that nature escapades and cool weather can only be enjoyed up North. Try a new route and head to Khao Yai, which sits just 2-3 hours away from Bangkok

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Book a romantic stay in a bubble igloo at Casa de Montana. These tents come equipped with extravagant furniture you’ll never find at a regular campsite, like canopy beds, comfy armchairs, and ample shelving to store your stuff. A stay here costs (from ฿2,500 (~USD75)) and includes breakfast.

The resort is actually a hodgepodge of various glamping accommodations – from a bubble tent to a Caravan (฿2,800 (~USD84) – ฿4,300 (~USD129) and Luxury Container (฿2,000 (~USD60) -฿3,800 (~USD114)

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Reservations can be made on their website or via phone call.

Casa de Montana at Khao Yai
Address: Baan Pong sub-district, Hang Dong district, Chiangmai, 50230, Thailand.
Telephone: +66 8 9987 4242
Casa de Montana de Facebook | Google Maps

3. Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort, Chiang Rai 

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Elephant lovers, if you’ve ever dreamt of getting close to these gentle giants, here’s your chance. The luxurious Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort now has a Jungle Bubble experience that allows you to to live right by roaming elephants.

Clear Bubble Tents In ThailandA wooden fence provides extra security for guests
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The resort in Chiang Rai has 2 exclusive bubble camps that are furnished with 5-star furniture and facilities. Bubble hotels like this one provide an extra treat as it’s right by the elephant sanctuary where rescued elephants live peacefully.

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort
Image credit: @antara_goldentriangle via Instagram

Besides stargazing at night, you’ll also get the chance to get up close and personal with these giant friends and watch them play, eat, and even join them on a walk!

This experience will cost you a sparkling ฿21,289 (~USD640)/night, but this is a once-in-a-lifetime chance that’s worth it that also goes to helping take care of these animals.

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort
Address: 229 Moo 1, Wiang, Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai, 57150 Thailand.
Telephone: +66 2 365 9110
Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort website | Google Maps

4. Sky Glamper Khao Kho, Phetchabun

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While most glamping resorts cater to smaller groups and couples, Sky Glamper Khao Kho can accommodate bigger families. 

Their bubble dome tents might not be fully transparent but still come with big skylights and windows for you to enjoy the sky and mountainside views. Each dome is well equipped with necessities and looks mega comfortable too.

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Rooms include: 

  • Mini Dome: ฿3,500 (~USD105)/night 
  • Mini Dome View Point: ฿4,500 (~USD135)/night (the best location and view)
  • Grand Dome: ฿4,500 (~USD135)/night (with private bathroom)

Big families and groups of 4 can head straight for their boho-themed tents: Big Bell at ฿3,500 (~USD105)/night or Family Bell at ฿4,500 (~USD135)/night

All prices come inclusive of a breakfast buffet and free-flow ice that is available all day. There are necessities provided in each tent like sockets, air conditioning, hairdryers, and towels.

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When at Sky Glamper Khao Kho, the sky stairs are what all photo buffs should check out for a magical shot as if you were stepping up to the sky. 

Don’t forget to grab some drinks at their small cafe if you’re peckish too.

Sky Glamper Khao Kho
Address: Baan Poo Mea Ya, Sado Phong sub-district, Khao Kho district, Phetchabun Province, Thailand.
Telephone: +66 8 1474 9979 | +66 8 6339 4571
Sky Glamper Khao Kho Facebook | Google Maps

5. Mon Nuea Homestay, Chiang Mai 

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Mon Nuea Homestay is located atop a hill, which assures that all guests will be treated to a fantastic view from their tents.

This homestay is one of the bubble hotels that contain bubble camps here comes with large windows that allow natural light to enter during the day and a picturesque view of the starry sky at night.

Each dome also comes with a private balcony for you to enjoy a chill session outside. Prices depend on the seasons and range from ฿1,000 (~USD30) – ฿4,000 (~USD120)/night.

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Many other types of accommodations are offered here, including loft houses, bamboo houses, and bell tents.

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Don’t miss heading to their extended viewing platform in the morning to enjoy a foggy “sea of clouds” around you. 

Mon Nuea Homestay
Address: Mae Ram sub-district, Mae Rim district, Chiangmai, 50180, Thailand.
Telephone: +66 8 4363 8014
Mon Nuea Homestay Facebook | Google Maps

6. Baan Kwan Glamping, Chiang Mai 

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Baan Kwan Glamping is another perfect spot for buddies on a holiday. This glamping resort comes with a BBQ and bonfire pit to enjoy right in front of your tents.

There are two types of bubble camps to choose from: Dome tents (฿1,400 (~USD42) – ฿2,800 (~USD84)/night for 2) and Bell tents (฿1,200 (~USD36) – ฿2,400 (~USD72)/night for 2). All prices include breakfast.

Clear Bubble Tents In ThailandThe dome tents are equipped with all the facilities needed 
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Do note that advanced bookings need to be made if you’d like them to provide you with BBQ ingredients for dinner. The rates depend on each season, with December-January being the highest.

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Every camp is set under pretty fairy lights and surrounded by lush greenery. In the morning, there will be fluffy Silkie chickens walking, so try your best to spot them! 

Reservation can be made directly on their Facebook page. 

Baan Kwan Glamping
Address: Baan Pong sub-district, Hang Dong district, Chiangmai 50230.
Telephone: +66 8 9987 4242
Baan Kwan Glamping Facebook

7. Sangwan Beach Villa, Pattaya

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Let’s take a break from mountain destinations and enjoy bubble hotels beside the sea. If a beach is where you’ll take yourself on every vacation, Sangwan Beach Villa at Koh Larn offers rows of bubble dome tents overlooking Sangwan Beach from ฿1,990 (~USD56.07)/night, including breakfast.

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You’ll get a scenic beach view close to your bubble dome and a bustling sandy beach where you can enjoy roaming or basking amid refreshing sea breezes.

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Next to your dome, it has a Bali-inspire restaurant with iconic bathtub seating. You can munch on your food in the tub and gaze at the ocean view and the sky.

Other than its own restaurant, the location has many restaurants and cafes to explore. There’s also a 7-Eleven nearby if you want to buy some snacks. It’s a really vibrant spot to have fun.

Address: Hat Sangwan, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150
Contact: +66 6 2001 6999 | Sangwan Beach Villa’s Facebook | Google Maps

8. ภูอิงธาร (Phu Ing Than), Ratchaburi

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Located in Suan Pueng, Ratchaburi, ภูอิงธาร or Phu Ing Than is a resort for vacationers who want some privacy and a tranquil atmosphere in nature. It has many types of rooms you can choose from, ranging from cave-themed houses to bubble dome tents. Prices vary from ฿850 (~USD23.94) per night per two pax.

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However, if you wish to stay in a dome tent, it costs from ฿1,050 (~USD29.59) per night per two pax. The dome can accommodate up to four people. If you come with a group of four, you have to pay extra for the other two, which is ฿250 (~USD7.04)/person.

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We love the fact it’s surrounded by quietness and it’s not as busy as other famous glamping resorts. If you visit during the winter, you can relish its gentle chill, especially when compared to the colder north, often accompanied by whispers of fog in the distance.

The drive from Bangkok takes just around two and a half hours, making it a compelling choice for a nearby vacation spot if you prefer not to travel too far from the city.

Address: 549 Suan Phueng, Suan Phueng District, Ratchaburi 70180
Contact: +66 8 9969 0599 | ภูอิงธาร’s Facebook | Google Maps

9. Kod Glamping, Chiang Rai

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Chiang Rai has a lot of natural gems to explore that are hard to get bored of, despite numerous visits. If you’re thinking about going on vacation here in the near future, consider a stay at this dome resort.

Priced from ฿2,990 (~USD84.15) per night, Kod Glamping will treat you to an enjoyable stay with a sweeping view of a lake surrounded by mountains in Chiang Rai.

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Just imagine waking up in the morning to such a breathtaking view. Coupled with the crisp winter air, it’s the perfect recipe for a refreshing start to your day. Right outside your dome, there’s a small deck with a cosy table where you can relax, enjoy your meals, and soak in the tranquil atmosphere.

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If you find yourself longing for daytime entertainment, you can have some time paddling a kayak around the lake. The activity is included in the room price.

To get here, you need to get on a boat ride here. If you fly to Chiang Rai, you can get a taxi or Grab ride to Mae Suai Dam. The resort will send its boatman to pick you up at Phu Nam Suai Restaurant, which is located near the dam.

Be noted that the resort doesn’t have WIFI or air conditioning, but no worries, the natural coolness of the surroundings during the winter season will keep you comfortable. To stay connected with your friends back home, make sure to bring your own internet access.

Address: Mae Suai, Mae Suai District, Chiang Rai 57180
Contact: +66 8 3924 2456 | Kod Glamping’s Facebook | Google Maps

10. Patonggo Camping, Kanchanaburi

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Despite its name – Patonggo, this place doesn’t sell any patonggo (fried dough) but offers incredible accommodation by a serene charming lake enclosed by green hills in Kanchanaburi.

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Just about a 3-hour drive from Bangkok, you can bring yourself to this massive lake that borders Kanchanaburi and Suphan Buri. As soon as you arrive, the magnetic pull of the kayak will have you itching to hit the water and paddle away.

There are many activities you can do here such as riding an ATV, fishing, listening to live folk music etc. At nightfall, you can order a mookata set to dig in amid a romantic ambience for ฿350 (~USD9.86).

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While many people prefer beaches and mountains, we love how peaceful lakes can make us feel. Staying by the lake is our personal sanctuary, where the world’s worries gently fade away. If your preferences align with ours, you might be in for a love affair with this resort’s domes close to the lake from ฿1,800 (~USD50.67) per night.

Address: Somdet Charoen, Nong Prue District, Kanchanaburi 71220
Contact: +66 8 6170 9917 | Patonggo Camping’s Facebook | Google Maps

Relax and enjoy glamping in these bubble hotels

These transparent bubble hotels will bring the night sky and shining stars a little bit closer, besides the usual resorts and camping experiences out there. For the more adventurous travellers, these glamping resorts and bubble hotels can provide more options that take you closer to nature, the sky, and the world away from cities.

Sneak out of the city and treat yourself to a nature retreat at these spots!

Also, if you’re a passionate backpacker, you might want to check out 9 private pool villas in Thailand under $200/night, 9 cheap beachfront hotels in Thailand from $29 per night and 8 best Bangkok hotels with infinity pools.

Cover images adapted from (Clockwise from Left): Where Were We: ที่นี่ที่ไหน@anantara_goldentriangle, Go Went Go : เที่ยว เว้น เที่ยว

Article originally written by Petpailin Kirdsaeng on August 2020, last updated by Thanafasai Fasaisirinan on September 2023.