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. 


This year, for a limited time, we have decided to offer a 25% for the second and subsequent weeks of your stay. We always recommend that our guests stay for a couple of weeks, as one week is not long enough, especially if you are painting.


If you stay with us for a holiday of two weeks or more the second and subsequent weeks will have a 25% discount.

This only applies to the All Inclusive Package for one or two people per room


Price increases

We are introducing a new pricing scheme from the first of June, 2017.

The rates will be simplified but there will be some increase in price.  We have been reluctant to increase our prices but we have been making a loss at our previous rates and even with the new prices we are much cheaper than our competitors.

Any confirmed bookings before the first of June will be at the old prices shown below.

You can see the new prices here


 Surprisingly our rates are much cheaper than other painting holidays where you will be competing for attention with many more artists.

We only have two double rooms.  Most of our visitors are international travellers who stay for at least a week.  Usually they can't speak Thai and need airport pickup.  If this is you we recommend our all in weekly or monthly rates which are:

All inclusive package

$1,400 per week ($4,480 per month) for two people in a double room or $900 ($2,880 per month) for a single person in a double room.

This includes

  • All tuition
  • Accommodation
  • All meals including vegetarian and specialist food requirements where possible
  • Drinking water and coffee or tea always available
  • Unlimited use of fresh ground coffee machine in Guest Lounge
  • Most art materials
  • Transport for travel between painting/photography/Thai experience locations
  • Tours to villages, markets, landmarks, temples etc.  Many places only accessible to local Thai people as there are no tourist facilities in this  part of NE Thailand where hardly any English is spoken
  • Pick-up and drop-off at Udon Thani International Airport or Nong Khai railway station.

See full list here

Customise your own package

Alternatively you can book with us on a pay as you go basis using these rates (for most people this will work out more expensive than the Full Board rate):

Double room bed and breakfast

per week per room for two people  $347 or for one person $252

per month per room $1,247 or for one person $907

children can be accommodated in the room for a small additional cost depending on the age of the child

Airport pickup or drop off for two people $100 (the airport is 60 minutes drive away in Udon Thani)

Upgrade to full board including lunch and dinner $35 per person per night

Full day trip per person $100

Half day trip per person $50

Art tuition per hour per person $30 (this includes most standard art materials provided free)

Most of our guests stay for one week or more with pick-up and drop-off on Saturdays.  We can be flexible provided we are not fully booked.

Saturday changeover

We need to pick you up and drop you off on a Saturday.  We do our best to help our guests and if you are unable to travel on a Saturday we will work with you to work out some alternative.


A 10% deposit is required to secure a room.  Please contact  Jeremy Holton to make a booking.

Cancellation policy

Your deposit counts as a non-returnable cancellation charge should you have to cancel your booking eight weeks or less before your departure date.

If we re-book at full price, no cancellation charges will be applied.  If we rebook at a reduced price, the difference may be charged. You may be able to recover all or some of these costs from your holiday insurance

I am contactable through most of the social media and messaging services......Jeremy  

  • Email
  • Phone/sms +61 411 580 903
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Alternatively you can book via an agency

Gift Certificates:

for a very special gift, we provide beautiful gift certificates for a vacation experience of a lifetime in printable version or we can send it directly to the recipient.  You don't need to book a specific time when you purchase a gift certificate, so that your loved one can arrange to come at a time of their choosing. (subject to availability)