Life in Lat Phrao

BY Bridge Estate

With Bangkok property prices on the rise, Lat Phrao’s convenient location and affordable real estate are attracting locals and investors looking to get more value for their money. Let’s take a closer look at life in Lat Phrao from its stunning cultural treasures to its modern shopping and accessibility.


Convenient and Accessible

Lat Phrao is conveniently located along Lat Phrao Road with easy access to the Chalong Rat Expressway and the Don Muang Tollway. In fact, Don Muang International Airport is less than 20 kilometers away while Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) is only a 30-kilometer journey.

For those who do not have a car, Lat Phrao is well-connected by public transportation. Head into downtown Bangkok on the BTS sky train from Ha Yaek Lat Phrao station or avoid traffic on your commute to work by taking the MRT Blue Line from Lat Phrao station.

The new MRT Yellow Line is also currently under construction and is expected to be fully operational in 2023. Beginning in Lat Phrao, the line will link the middle north-eastern and eastern areas of Bangkok via 23 stations and will connect with 6 other mass transit lines. Not only will the Yellow Line help relieve congestion along Lat Phrao and Srinagarindra roads, but it is expected to increase the value of properties in the area even more than the past few years due to this added convenience and accessibility.


Education and Healthcare

Due to its convenient location, Lat Phrao is situated within close proximity to some of Bangkok’s leading schools and hospitals. Top medical institutions in Lat Phrao include Vejthani Hospital and Vibhavadi Hospital, while other renowned hospitals like Samitivej and Bumrungrad International are less than 20 minutes by car.

Bangkok has no shortage of international schools, with some of the city’s top institutions located in and around the Lat Phrao area. You will have the opportunity to find the right fit for you and your children with a variety of curriculum options offered by schools such as KPIS International School, the Australian International School Bangkok, Traill International School, Regent’s International School and KIS International School.

For university-aged students, Regent’s International College, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Sripatum University and Kasetsart University are all nearby.


Shopping and Entertainment

Lat Phrao is the definition of eat, drink and be merry with its wide range of shopping, dining and entertainment offerings. Chatuchak Weekend Market and Hua Mum Night Market are open-air paradises for bargain hunters and people watchers alike, while Central Lad Phrao, Central Eastville and Union Mall offer more traditional shopping experiences. If you are looking to furnish your new condo or home, some of the city’s best furniture stores, such as Crystal Design Center and Index Living Mall, are located right along the expressway.

After you have worked up an appetite shopping, take time to explore Lat Phrao’s rich culinary and nightlife scenes. Dive into the local fare at one of the areas renowned street food eateries or experience a more upscale feel with restaurants and cafes popping up along Chok Chai 4 and the local canals.

If you are looking for a night cap, Parking Toys is a bar and restaurant known for lively music, while neighborhood karaoke bars let you sing to your heart’s content. Or take in the views from Blue Sky rooftop bar at the Centara Grand Hotel before dancing the night away at one of Lat Phrao Soi 71’s popular nightclubs.

Looking to head into downtown Bangkok for the night? Hop on the BTS or MRT and you are instantly connected to the city’s hottest food and nightlife venues.


Easy Living

As Lat Phrao continues to develop, so too does its array of offerings, amenities and conveniences. With property values in the area comparatively lower than other parts of central Bangkok, Lat Phrao is a must-see area for anyone looking to get more from their investment.

From its swimming pool and fitness center to its onsite coffee shop and spectacular high-floor views, The Crest Park is one such property offering modern facilities and amenities at an attractive price point. Located on Lat Phrao Road, it is also within walking distance to the MRT making it a true easy living destination.

For more information on The Crest Park and other Lat Phrao properties, contact one of our experienced Bridge Estate team today.

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