Royal Elephant Kraal and Village, Ayuttaya, 081-745-7064, email. An interactive adventure with a difference. Live, work and play with elephants. Learn to ride elephants bareback and into the river for bathing. Experience elephant culture in the midst of an authentic elephant village. Michelle and Ewa will ensure you have an unforgettable experience of a lifetime. Aircon bungalows with hot showers ensure a comfortable stay. Lesbian-owned. Utopia Member Discount
Comments from Utopians:
"Elephantstay provides guests with the fun and excitement of staying in an elephant village - caring for and living with elephants. It is very gay friendly, very interesting and a lot of fun." -- zack77, Jul 11, 2012
152 Moo 7 Baan Nhong Hiang, 032-618-900, FAX 032-618-999, email. Gay and lesbian-friendly AKA Resort Hua Hin is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Private pool villas inspired by Thailand's meditative traditions. Tucked away in the hills of Hua Hin, the resort's private villas showcase elegant design and modern amenities. Voted Top Ten Boutique Resorts in South East Asia. Utopia Member Discount
226/32 Petchkasem Rd (behind Grand Hotel), 087-089-0606, 084-124-4888, email. Gay and lesbian-friendly private, luxury guesthouse designed to be "sexy" (intimate jacuzzi, huge teak wood bathtub in the rooms, glass walls for the bathrooms, and adult movies available). Four rooms available. Their many gay and lesbian guests are always made to feel more than welcome. Utopia Member Discount
119 Petchkasem Rd, Tambol Hua Hin, Amphur Hua Hin, 02-533-540, FAX 032-533-545, email. Gay and lesbian-friendly Baan Bayan is rare example of a Thai-Colonial style house, over 90 years old, that has been restored to its former glory. It is located right on Hua Hin town center beach front, close to Hua Hin night market, golf courses and the newly opened Hua Hin Market Village. There are 21 rooms comprised of two sea view private luxury villas, three suites, five Garden View Rooms, two Sea View Rooms and 9 Courtyard View Rooms. Private outdoor swimming pool and poolside bar. Traditional Thai and aromatic massages are available. Awarded the Best Historical Architectural Conservation. Utopia Member Discount
Email. Large, elegantly decorated house for rent, two minutes from beautiful Khao Takiab Beach. Three bedrooms, all ensuite each in its own distinctive style. All amenities including garden and swimming pool. Gay-owned.
Pala-U Guesthouse and Paradiso Restaurant & Bar
178/5 Naresdamri Road, Hua Hin Prachuab Khiri Khan, 032-512-687. Close to beach and downtown Hua-Hin, with a relaxed atmosphere. All rooms Euro standard, private balcony and bathroom. Onsite travel agency and motorcycle rental. Transfer service from Bangkok available.
52 Naretdamri Road. A small, friendly guesthouse in Hua Hin that is already well known amongst Dutch gays and lesbians. If you're down in Hua Hin, drop by and say hello to Ann and Gerdien who run the place. Restaurant and cafe
30 Soi Pailin, 081-846-7833, FAX: 032-536-590, email. Sunseeker Villas is part of Sunseeker Tours, a Hua Hin-based tour company specializing in boat and golf tours. The villas are part of the owner's private estate. There are two Thai-style bungalows (double) around a large garden pool with a separate sala for guests to use. A clean beach (Khaotakiab) is a short walk down the soi from the house. There are many excellent seafood restaurants in the area. The house is located 10 minutes from central Hua Hin. Utopia Member Discount
67/238 M.5 Bang Niang, +66 76-427-700, FAX 427-701, email. Gay and lesbian-friendly. A small luxury resort with contemporary details and a playful erotic flare that appeals to romantic couples. 67 rooms with 3 room types, including pool-access suites, 4-star amenities and free Wi-fi. Rooms and pool-access suites feature modernist industrial materials and traditional Thai teak. Khao Lak is a tranquil holiday get-away on the Andaman Sea coastline, with access to one of the world's top diving destinations and the Similan Islands. Kilometers of wide, quiet, golden sand beaches to explore, adjacent to lush rainforest jungle covered hills and national parks. Plan to pay a visit for your secluded love affair or honeymoon.
Khao Sok Paradise Resort
087-271-9145, email. The Khao Sok rainforest is older and more diverse than the Amazon rainforest. This gay and lesbian-friendly eco resort is situated in a privately owned area, quiet and peaceful. Friendly staff are hired locally in order to help the community. They offer distinctive leisure activities such as their Chiew Larn Lake trip, jungle treks, elephant treks, canoeing, jungle survival trips and much more. Utopia Member Discount
+66-81-417-0546, email. The most beautiful setting in one of the last primary forest preserves in Thailand. Charming tree house and bungalow accommodation looks out over a clear stream to majestic limestone cliffs. One of Thailand's the original green resorts situated on 25 acres of privately owned rain forest. A place apart, quiet and peaceful. Hornbills, several species of monkey, and other fascinating wildlife are frequent visitors. Gay and lesbian-friendly. Utopia Member Discount
Khon Kaen -- area code (66-43)
Hotel Sofitel Raja Orchid Khon Kaen
9/9 Prachausumran Rd, Amphur Muang, 043-322-155, FAX 043-322-218, email. A gay-friendly hotel. There is no problem to have a friend over and they do not charge an extra fee. The management request that you register your friend and that they leave their I.D. at reception.
19/2 Moo.4 M. Klong Praow T., 039-551-538, 039-551-539, FAX 039-551-540, email. A gay and lesbian-friendly resort with 71 guest accommodations including Suites and Villas with individual plunge pools and Deluxe rooms with individual sunbath terraces. Low-rise buildings in a lush, verdant tropical garden setting, with contemporary design and modern bathrooms. There are two pools – one on the top of the hill and another alongside a river. Onsite Internet café, gym, and spa.
51/3 M.1 Ao Kao Kwai, 085-107-9473, 077-870-208, FAX 053-434-458, email. Gay and lesbian-friendly resort located in the North Andaman Sea, near the border of Myanmar. Explore rural seaside Thailand, like Samui or Phuket was 20-30 years ago. A secluded, intimate boutique resort on the beach of Ao Kao Kwai (Buffalo Bay). Designed by an international team of divers and offering fantastic activities for the adventurous. Utopia Member Discount
114/3 Moo 1, 084-655-5917, FAX 077-377-671, email. This intimate resort on a private beach on the southern coast of Koh Phangan features four beachfront villas and an infinity-edged swimming pool with a panoramic, sunset view of Koh Samui. Why spend your holidays in stuffy bungalows or large, impersonal hotels when having your very own beachfront villa with a personal maid is a dream within reach? Awe Resort is perfect for a romantic getaway or for sharing with a group of friends. They offer discounts to Utopia members and for multiple villa rentals and longer stays. they also host men-only clothing-free yoga retreats throughout the year. Click here to learn more about their long-weekend yoga holidays.
Moo 2/97, 080-079-0832, 084-384-4842, email. Gay and lesbian-friendly resport situated near Had Yao Beach in a tiny, private, discreet cove. One room villas and appartments, fully furnished. Sea view and sunsets from every room. A nice, quiet place to relax. Free shuttle to the market. Free pick up on your arrival to the pier. Utopia Member Discount
76 Moo 4 Tumbol Phe, Muang, (reservation office in Bangkok) +662-438-9771, +662-438-9772, (resort) +66 38 644 283-8, FAX +662-439-0352, email. Gay and lesbian-friendly resort hidden beside the white sands of beautiful Ao Kiew Beach. Its idyllic seaside location is complemented by luxurious five-star facilities and impeccable service. 40 luxuriously appointed villas, all with magnificent view of either lush tropical gardens, or the Gulf of Thailand. The villas each extend over 100sqm and are stylishly furnished in natural materials including teak wood, rattan and the rich hues of Thai silk. A private pool with Jacuzzi is a feature of most of the villas. Utopia Member Discount
18/12 Moo 3 Chalok Baan Kao Beach, 081-776-0464, email. A small, gay-friendly guesthouse. Five minutes walk to Chalok Baan Kao Beach. One twin room and two single/double rooms. Small pool. All rooms are furnished with fan and aircon, hot shower, satellite TV, DVD player and mini bar. Free pick up from Koh Tao pier to the guesthouse. Utopia Member Discount
362 Ao Nang Soi 7, Ao Nang, 0872-645-014, email. A gay-owned guesthouse, welcoming gays and lesbians, with 10 rooms on two floors, located in a large tropical garden filled with butterflies, songbirds, colorful lizards and a symphony of crickets in the evening. Charming rooms furnished to a western standard, with separate bath and balcony. Bathrooms feature hot showers. Nearby bar for breakfast in the morning and cool drinks in the evening. Swiss-managed. Utopia Member Discount
153 Moo 4, Had Yao Tumbol Talingchan, Nua Klong, 086-471-5561, FAX 086-471-5560, email. Gay and lesbian-friendly trendy and unique boutique resort. Nine villas with a private beach for the ultimate vacation getaway where your desires meet and privacy are protected. Utopia Member Discount
356 Moo 1 Soppong, Pangmapha, 053-617-107, email. Natural accommodations, each unique in construction and interior design, set in tropical gardens along the Lang River. A large teak terrace overhangs the river for enjoying a drink, birdwatching, or just relaxing. Traditional massage is also available on the terrace. Their Seven Elephhants Cafe offers western and Southeast Asian specialities with dining indoors or al fresco in the garden amongst the palms and heliconia. Gay and lesbian-friendly. Utopia Member Discount
Nongkhai, Sangkhom and Thabo -- area code (66-42)
Pantawee Hotel UTOPIAN VERIFIED DEC 2011
Center of Nong Khai, two blocks from the Mekong River. A very gay friendly place. The ladyboy that manages the hotel and her staff will see that all your needs are met. Nice hotel with low rates, computer terminal in each room, and included breakfast buffet.
Pak Chong / Khao Yai National Park (Nakhon Ratchasima)
298 Moo 2 Pak Chong, Thanarad Rd, KM 13.5 Amphoe Muang, Nakhon Ratchasima, 044-297-597, 086-769-2523, email. Gay and lesbian-friendly lodge and guest house near Khao Yai National Park, a Unesco world heritage forest. Utopia Member Discount
32/7 Moo 5, Pilai Beach, Kok Kloy, Takuatung, 076-580-800, FAX 076-580-888, email. Gay and lesbian-friendly resort on the Andaman Sea, 27km north of Phuket International Airport. Unspoiled, soft, white sands at Pilai Beach in Kok Kloy, Phang Nga. Enjoy the untouristed coastline with the fabled warm hospitality that Thailand offers. Utopia Member Discount
52 Moo 13, Ao Noi Sub-dist, Muang Dist, 03-260-1412, FAX 03-260-3429, email. Spectacular, Asian-modernist designed resort in Kui Buri (pronounced goo-wee boo-ree), a three hour drive south of Bangkok, and half an hour south of the famous beachside resort town of Hua Hin where the Thai royal family frequently reside. Rural and peaceful, with the communities of fishing villages. The resort is located on virgin beachfront covering over four acres. The 23 semi-private villas each have their own terrace, garden and most with private pools. The existing landscape of large, well developed trees has been carefully preserved, and provides a unique atmosphere punctuated by large open spaces and unique natural horticulture. Gay and lesbian-friendly. Utopia Member Discount
Moo 4 Paknampran, 082-316-9599, FAX 02-662-0253, email. Gay and lesbian-friendly resort, south of Hua Hin and close to spectacular nature preserves on the coastline of the Gulf of Thailand. Five, exclusive beachfront villas. Luxury amenities. Infinity pool with ocean view.
99 Moo 10, Ban Kha, 081-642-7295, FAX 02-224-0992, email. Gay and lesbian-friendly resort with three private Balinese villas set against the backdrop of a beautiful Thai house overlooking spectacular mountain views. Utopia Member Discount
Moo Ban Mittapap, Had Mae Rampeung, 091-777-212, email. A gay-friendly guesthouse located on Had Mae Rampeung Beach, between Rayong and Ko Samet. Rooms are cheap and comfortable. Bar with full range of liquors, pool table, chichas, games, and lots of Reggae (classics and underground). They also arrange day excursions to Ko Samet, protected islands, natural parks, waterfalls, elephant trecks, and fishing trips. Utopia Member Discount
Um Chaan, 081-918-0500, email. Come and experience a unique holiday off the beaten path at this rural Thai pool villa set amidst the rice paddies of Isan. The villa is fully catered and serviced. Relax by the private pool or allow them to show you the area. Gay and lesbian-friendly. Utopia Member Discount
Koke Lante, 081-918-0500, email. Large and luxurious traditionally styled Thai pool villa in the heart of the countryside, offering fully catered holidays of two nights or more. Experience the real Thailand in privacy and style! Gay and lesbian-friendly. Utopia Member Discount