This is easily one of the most desirable neighbourhoods in the whole of Bangkok and is particularly popular among young expats as well as expat families. The central location of this neighbourhood as well as its multi-cultural nature makes Asoke very attractive to Westerners who are looking for condos for rent in Bangkok, while a large number of modern Thai professionals also choose to settle in Asoke.
A number of prominent modern condos for rent in Aoske can be found along the wide soi 21, which connects Sukhumvit road with Phetchaburi Road. This road is also home to the Millennium Residence, which is one of the most luxurious condominiums in the area and can be seen from various parts of the city.
Soi 14, which is located roughly opposite soi 21, also features some smaller modern condos for sale in Asoke. This is also a good area for people who are looking for a house for sale in Bangkok.
The vibrant Soi Cowboy can be found in the Asoke district and is home to a large number of neon-lit go-go bars. In addition to this naughty nightlife scene, Asoke is also home to a good number of Western-style clubs such as Glow and Narz as well as stunning restaurants like as the Long Table restaurant and rooftop bar and international restaurants like Govinda, which specialises in vegetarian Italian food.
Terminal 21 is located at the mouth of soi 21 and is a large modern shopping mall that has been created in the style of an international terminal building. Each of the floors at Terminal 21 represents a different country and is packed with unique boutiques, chain stores and other types of shopping opportunities. There is also a multi-screen cinema on the top floor that shows movies in both Thai and English, while the food court offers an excellent selection of cheap and tasty dishes from around the world.
The picturesque Benjasiri Park is situated just a short stroll from Terminal 21 and can be reached by walking across the sky bridge. This park is popular with joggers in the early morning and evening, while people also go to the park to practice tai chi and yoga beside the park’s large lake. Emporium is a luxurious shopping mall located next to the park that also features a hotel and office buildings.
Just across the main Sukhumvit Road from Terminal 21 is Exchange Tower, which is home to a number of high end businesses and shops such as Chu Chocolate Bar and Café and the modern True Fitness gym and yoga centre. This 46-storey tower is also home to a large number of offices
Asoke offers excellent transportation connections to the rest of Bangkok. Both the BTS and MRT lines can be found at the mouth of soi 21. These over ground and underground transportation networks cover most areas of Bangkok and offer a fast and efficient public service throughout the city. The MRT Sukhumvit Station also connects with Bangkok’s main train station Hua Lamphong, which offers regular train services to all areas of Thailand.