If you are looking to rent a condo in Sukhumvit near to the BTS and international schools, many exclusive condos are found in the Thong Lor, Phrom Phong and Ekkamai areas. In these areas there are a selection of Western- and Japanese-style restaurants and high-end entertainment venues that make the area one of the most sophisticated and attractive locations to live in.
In Phrong Phong there is the Emporium, a prestigious, luxury shopping mall, and K Village and open-air mall with boutique and lifestyle restaurants, bars, cafes, coffee shops and a market. In the evening there are many British and Irish pubs, such as The Dubliner, the Robin Hood and the Royal Oak. There is a selection of high-end bars, nightclubs and restaurants on soi 33.
This area is highly desirable for those with children, as there are many international schools such as Bangkok International Preparatory Secondary School, Trinity International School and Wells International. For a full list of international schools in this section of Sukhumvit Road, you can read our previous blog post on Bangkok international schools.
Just to mention a select few of the international schools within easy commuting distance, you have:
Wells International School is comprised of three campuses in central Bangkok at Thong Lor (Nursery, Grade 2), On Nut (Grades 1-12) and Bang Na (Nursery, K3) and follows an American and IB university-preparatory curriculum to children from kindergarten to high school. For more information, see their website.
The Bangkok International Prep School follows the British curriculum and is on located on soi 53 next to Thong Lor BTS. The programme of study is based on the National Curriculum of England, offering a quality education to pupils from Nursery up to Year 13. The school also offers Cambridge-approved A-levels available to study in Year 12 and Year 13, thus preparing students towards University education. For more information, see their website.
The Harrow International School Early Years Centre (EYC) offers a high quality, caring educational environment for its pupils and is a branch of a British institution on soi 63 for kids ages 2-7. The main campus, Harrow International School Bangkok, is in Don Muang and is organised into: Lower School (from Little Lions to K2) and the Pre-Prep (Infants and Juniors, Y1 to Y5) and the Upper School which incorporates the Preparatory School (Y6 to Y8), the Senior School (Y9 to Y11) and the Sixth Form (Y12 & Y13). For more information, see their website.
The Ekamai International School on soi 63 Ekkamai is a private, non-profit, co-educational Christian school (Pre-K to 12) founded and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Mission in Thailand and is an American Christian school for students aged 5-19. For more information, see their website.
We cannot recommend this area of Bangkok highly enough to rent a condo as it is one of the best places in the city to live. We have a very large database of properties near to the BTS stations that suit our customers’ budgets and requirements.
Some of the best condos to rent in Phrom Phong include Siri Residence, Condo One X and The Address 28. In Thong Lor we have units in residences such as [email protected], Noble Remix and Ivy Thonglor. In Ekkamai we have units in Noble Reveal, The Address 42 and Hive 65.
One of our favourites is Noble Remix. It has a walkway to Thong Lor BTS, offers luxurious 4-star condos, and just across the road you can find Thong Lor 55 for upscale restaurants, shops, gourmet dining and nightclubs, where you will find well-heeled Thais and expats spending their leisure time.