Great low season option
Pai River Valley is another opportunity to stay in an upscale resort at budget prices -- as long as you're there during low season, though their high season rates are better than many of their competitors considering the quality of their accommodation.
Well designed, well equipped and nicely decorated rooms are set around a large lawn leading down to the river with an equally pleasant restaurant and cafe situated just across the track from the Pai River, which serves food and drink during high and drinks only during the low. Pai River Valley has been around for a while though the owner rather logically deduced that River Valley rolled off the tongue a bit better than the former Wang Chang Phuek Pai. Fan rooms are identical to air-con -- the price simply goes up if you use the air-con. High season rates include breakfast but during low periods staff levels are at a minimum so don't count on it.
By Mark Ord
Last updated on 12th February, 2016.