There’s no question that Bangkok has one of the most competitive real estate industries in Asia. With the city being one of the most visited in the world, it comes as no surprise that both wealthy Thais and foreigners have been hastening to get their own hands on a piece of Bangkok’s luxury condo market.

For the best districts in Bangkok to find the most exclusive luxury condominiums, here is a list of the best neighbourhoods in the city to find a luxury condo:

1. Sathorn

The Silom-Sathorn district is dubbed as the “financial district” of Bangkok, The central location is the city’s Central Business District, where high-end offices such as the Empire Towers and Sathorn Square are located. Served by 5 rapid transit train stops, Sathorn is the best neighbourhood in Bangkok for a luxury residence that provides easy connectivity, luxury shopping, high-end dining, and everything you need for a vibrant nightlife and indulgent lifestyle. Sathorn area is particularly known to ex-pats looking to rent condos in Bangkok.

The district is also home to plenty of 5-star hotels, such as Banyan Tree Bangkok, W Bangkok, and The Sukhothai Bangkok, where residents of luxury condominiums in the area can take advantage of their renowned restaurants and rooftop bars offering exclusivity and luxury at its finest.

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2. Lumphini

Lumphini is best known for its Pathum Wan neighbourhood, where luxury condos are packed along Rajadamri, Wireless Road, and Rama 4. The neighbourhood is home to a large number of embassies, which include the US, the UK, Italy, Hungary, Finland, and New Zealand. It is no wonder that Lumphini is a favourite among ex-pats who wish to live near their embassies, while also being able to enjoy the fruits of Bangkok’s metropolitan offerings.

Within the Lumphini neighbourhood is the famous Lumpini Park, complete with a lake, jogging and biking trails, and an expansive outdoor space where locals and tourists can take a quick break from all the hustle and bustle of the city.

The area is also well-served by public transportation, as well as a good number of high-end shopping malls, top-rated schools, and hospitals.

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3. Thonglor

Thonglor is considered to be Bangkok’s trendiest neighbourhood. It has been likened to London’s Soho and LA’s Beverly Hills. This is the neighbourhood where residents of luxury condos rub shoulders with Thai celebrities and famous personalities, as the area is home to some of the city’s most sought-after bars, restaurants, and 5-star hotels,

Dubbed as a favourite among the “hi-so” crowd, which is slang for Thai high society, Thonglor is home to luxury condo developments with units that fetch hundred of millions of Baht.

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4. Khlong San

Khlong San is an up-and-coming neighbourhood in Bangkok with a surge of construction in skyscraper homes and high-end residential developments. Located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, Khlong San is one of the oldest districts in Bangkok with a long history. It is a quick respite from the main centres of Bangkok but is still within the prime locations that make transportation, shopping, and business a breeze.

It is also home of the high-end shopping mall, ICONSIAM, as well as the famed The Residences at Mandarin Oriental condo development.

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5. Sukhumvit

And last but definitely not the least is Sukhumvit, Bangkok’s longest street and home to high-end shopping, world-class restaurants, and luxury condominiums with units that fetch hundreds of millions of Baht. Some of the luxury areas in Sukhumvit next to BTS stations are Chidlom, Ploenchit, Asoke, Phrompong, and Ekkamai.

The Upper Sukhumvit area is where a potential buyer of luxury condos should look, as it is a quieter and more peaceful area of the neighborhood. Upper Sukhumvit is favored by wealthy Thais and ex-pats, being a major residential area filled with luxury condos and apartments.

Served by its very own BTS line, its central location provides the perfect combination of cosmopolitan living while also being close to some of the city’s history and cultural attractions.

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