Sukhumvit is a posh locality in Bangkok. The long road extending from downtown Nana to the Bearing district in the suburbs. The road is lined with luxurious four and five star hotels, restaurants, shopping malls and rooftop bars. It is the main commercial centre of Bangkok and is connected to the other important parts of the city through mass transit systems, MRT and BTS.
Owing to its central location, good connectivity and availability of a number of entertainment options most of the tourists to Bangkok prefer to stay at Sukhumvit hotel near BTS and enjoy the nightlife and shopping in the area. Some of the interesting activities to do in Sukhumvit are
- Sample the mouth-watering delicacies
Sukhumvit is the place to be, for foodies. The area has a number of fine-dining restaurants serving a variety of menus ranging from Mughlai and Indian to Lebanese and Western. All the world-class hotels in Sukhumvit including the Sukhumvit hotel near BTS have their own in-house restaurants that serve authentic Thai and world cuisine. The shopping malls in the area also host a number of restaurants and food courts. Apart from the restaurants, Sukhumvit also has many options for street food. The Middle Eastern avenue, Chinatown etc. are popular street food joints.
- Party all night
Sukhumvit is popular for its pulsating nightlife. There are a number of options to party hard after the sun goes down. Tourists can visit the red light areas such nana plaza and soi cowboy for some cheap thrills. There are also many upscale pubs and bars in the area. The poolside bar at the Sukhumvit hotel near BTS is the best place to relax and unwind after a hectic day of sightseeing.
- Shop till you drop
Sukhumvit is a heaven for shopping enthusiasts. From world-class malls to cheap street shopping destinations, Sukhumvit has all of them. Terminal 21, Emporium, All seasons Palace and Central world are some of the world-class shopping malls in the area. The malls are the best places to shop for some of the best international and local designer labels. Tourists looking for cheap shopping can visit the street shopping destinations in Sukhumvit that sell a range of items from clothes, accessories to electronics and souvenirs. Tourists can stay at a Sukhumvit hotel near BTS to explore all the shopping destinations in the area at their own leisure pace.