Expectations tend to be very high where a lot of money has been spent and only the best quality of life is desired, even if it is at a price point lower than what you would get elsewhere in the world. Here are some of the developments with the best reputation for world-class amenities. All come with 24-hour security, ample parking, and CCTV as a minimum.
· Ritz Carlton MahaNakhon
Promoted as Bangkok’s most prestigious address, the Ritz Carlton Residences occupy the upper sections of the tower. The condos come in a variety of options including 2-5-bedroom simplex and duplex layouts. The tower soars to a dizzying 314 meters overlooking the city. Its best views come from Lumpini Park, the Chao Phraya River and the Gulf of Thailand. Some of the amenities on offer include a swimming pool, outdoor garden with barbecue area, fitness center, cinema screening room, kids’ playground, and owner’s lounge. Residents can also order for personal trainers, housekeeping, laundry service, and in-residence dining. There are shops within the buildings lower levels and shopping centers just a few minutes walk and drive away, including the City Viva and Tesco Lotus.
Located in the prestigious neighborhood of Sukhumvit, Aguston features two towers of luxury residences. The 250 units are made up of a mix of 1-3 bedroom condos and penthouses. The amenities on offer are split between the two towers, with Tower A providing access to an outdoor swimming pool, an indoor swimming pool with whirlpool, and a kids pool. Tower B, on the other hand, offers a bowling alley, golf simulator, garden, gym, sauna and steam rooms, and a library. There is also a daily shuttle service to the Sukhumvit Road and Phrom Phong BTS stations.
· The Met
Though completed a decade ago, The Met still ranks highly as a luxury condo. Located within Bangkok’s central business district, it is comprised of a single building spanning 66 floors. Its amenities include a 50-meter infinity pool, gardens, jogging track, tennis court, fitness center, indoor and outdoor playgrounds, and sauna. The building has 24-hour security and utilizes keycard access.
· Q Sukhumvit
Another luxurious Sukhumvit property, Q is a more recently completed project of 2018 that comprises of a single building with 42 floors and 273 units. Amenities provided include swimming pool, kids pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, gym, garden with barbecue area, multipurpose room, residence lounge, cigar lounge, and an activity area. On the 40th floor, there is an Onsen Sky Spa, Sky Bar, Sky Garden, and a 360° sky floating lounge wine bar.
· The River
This luxury condo is located along the Chao Phraya River and consists of two buildings. The first is of 42 stories, while the other is an imposing 71 floors. They total 890 units with a mix of 1-3 bedrooms, duplexes and penthouses. Its amenities include a river-facing infinity pool and 50m lap pool, sky gardens, fitness center, and multipurpose sports court. Luxury shuttle boat transfers to and from Saphan Taksin BTS Station are also available.
· 98 Wireless
The latest offering from the prestigious Sansiri is located adjacent to Lumpini Park and the Ploenchit shopping district. It is a smaller development than others on this list with just 25 floors and 77 units in total. Options range from studio to 3 bedrooms. Amenities include swimming pool, fitness center, library, garden, playground, and sauna. Residents also have access to limousine service, butler service, housekeeping, laundry services and grocery shopping on demand.