Thailand Painting Holidays

paint on the banks of the Mekong River

A wonderful combination of painting tuition and Thai culture in a small guest house on the banks of the Mekong River at Phon Phisai in NE Thailand.  During the dry cool months of October to January each year the guesthouse provides a combination of painting tuition and Thai rural culture experience to 4 guests each week.

The visits are individually tailored to provide the level of tuition and Thai experience that each visitor seeks.  This website contains details of the tuition, experiences and facilities together with prices and booking facilities. 


Details of accommodation

A pdf file of our Terms and Conditions for your holiday is downloadable from here


  • Individual art and photography tuition
  • Transport from/to the airport to the guest house and around the region
  • Full board, all meals
  • A unique opportunity to experience Thai culture and food in a safe environment with local people speaking the Lao dialect of NE Thailand
  • Personal guide to village life
  • Visits to cultural sites
  • A wonderful location on the Mekong River
  • The vacation of a lifetime and a memory which will always be with you. 

Large twin/double rooms

  • En-suite bathroom with modern rainforest piped hot shower, western toilet and basin
  • Shampoo, conditioner, bath gel, hand gel
  • Separate private entrance
  • Large windows looking directly onto the Mekong
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Fridge
  • Satellite TV (limited English channels)
  • High speed WiFi
  • Chromecast
  • Movies and TV series are also available from iflix which is the Thai equivalent of Netflx and is free for the first month .
  • Loan of mobile phone to contact us as any time
  • Coffee and tea facilities
  • Drinking water
  • Hair dryer
  • Flowers on arrival
  • Safe
  • Fire extinguisher

Guest lounge and bar

  • Large screen TV
  • Chromecast for Internet access
  • Karaoke
  • Music
  • Keyboard
  • DVD library
  • Movies and TV series are also available from iflix which is the Thai equivalent of Netflx and is free for the first month .
  • Air conditioning and fans
  • Stocked bar
  • Fridge
  • Unlimited coffee and tea - espresso coffee machine, beans and grinder
  • Games
  • Round table with lazy susan for meals
  • Large windows overlooking Mekong River

Terrace and patio

  • Overlooking Mekong River
  • Outside dining
  • BBQ
  • Fan
  • Orchids and tropical plants

'All Inclusive Package' includes

  • All tuition
  • Accommodation
  • All breakfast, most lunches and dinners, see note below
  • Drinking water and coffee or tea always available
  • Most art materials, see note below
  • Transport for travel between painting/photography/Thai experience locations
  • Family members will show you around
  • Pick-up and drop-off at Udon Thani International Airport or Nong Khai railway station.


    • International and domestic transport for travelling to and from Udon Thani International Airport or Nong Khai station
    • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages plus nibbles are available at our bar at a reasonable price
    • We supply all meals and transport, however our prices do not include special trips such as visiting Laos or Mekong River trips for which any additional cost has to be shared by the guests
    • Art materials are very expensive and while we want to provide all the basic materials so our guests don't have to bring them, we may need to make additional charges when there is a high consumption of materials.

    We will be happy to assist with your travel planning, and are at hand if you need advice regarding onward journeys, etc

    Once you know your flight travel details, we will be able to give details on how to get to your pick-up location easily. The advertised course dates include arrival and departure days.

    Arrival Days:

    Pick-up at Udon Thani International Airport and Nong Khai railway station. Details are in our Getting here page. Welcome drinks, lunch, afternoon tea/coffee and cake, evening meal are included on arrival day.

    Departure Days:

    Drop-off at Udon Thani International Airport or Nong Khai railway station for your onward or return journey after breakfast. Due to room changeovers for new guests, all rooms must be vacated by 10 am.

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