One of Bangkok’s most happening locales, Sukhumvit has something for everyone and here’s a guide to help you enjoy what it has to offer.
Where to Stay
Accommodation is easy to find here and areas like the On Nut neighbourhood are ideal, especially at SHA Extra+ certified properties like Avani Sukhumvit Bangkok Hotel that offer Test & Go packages for tourists. Such hotels are close to key attractions, while also having onsite restaurants and a spa and providing direct access to a BTS Skytrain station.
Shopaholics will have a blast with plenty of malls in and around Sukhumvit; hotel properties can be found within easy reach of retail hubs like the trendy EmQuartier mall with its designer brands for fashionistas. More shopping adventures await at Emporium, the uniquely themed Terminal 21, Nana Square Shopping Mall and Century The Movie Plaza which screens the latest films too.
Amongst the best places for nightlife in Bangkok, Sukhumvit transforms into a party playground with numerous clubs and bars in areas like Soi 11 and Soi 55. For more adults-only fun, Nana Plaza and Soi Cowboy feature plenty of go-go bars, while those looking to enjoy clubbing can visit venues like Glow, NARZ, Beam and Insanity.
Foodies will have lots of eateries, restaurants and street-food vendors to choose from here; amongst the best places for culinary discoveries is the Sukhumvit Street Night Market ideal for some souvenir shopping as well. Other noteworthy attractions to visit include the Baan Kamthieng House Museum and the Science Centre for Education which features a planetarium too.