Huai Kwang is located in the east of Bangkok and is rapidly becoming more and more popular with Western expats and is becoming the new business center of Bangkok. Although this area has much more of a residential feel than some of the surrounding neighbourhoods, a number of high rise condos have been built in recent years along with shopping malls and restaurants.
People who are looking for modern condos for rent in Huai Kwang will find some great options. Many up-scale recently built serviced apartment offers monthly rental, making it ideal for people who are new to the area. There are also some good apartments for rent in Huai Khwang, off Sutthisanwinitchai Road, which offers very comfortable apartments for long term rent.
The Huai Khwang Night Market is not as touristy as many others nearby such as Chatuchak and offers an interesting insight into local life. This is a great place to purchase fresh local produce such as meat and vegetables, while second hand clothes and other items are also sold here. Visitors to the night market will also be able to grab a bite to eat from one of the many food stalls that can be found here. Some food stalls also double as bars where visitors can sit and sip a beer or two while watching the world go by.
Sutthisanwinitchai Road is lined with a large number of food stalls and restaurants and this area is particularly vibrant in the early evening. While most of the restaurants specialize in Thai dishes, a few restaurants offering alternatives such as Chinese, Korean and Japanese cuisine can also be found here, while people who are looking for a taste of home will also be able to choose a multitude of options.
Ratchada Road offers great shopping, dining and partying. Fortune Town, Esplanade and CentralPlaza Grand Rama IX is a huge shopping centre where visitors can do grocery shopping, find Western-style clothes and take in a movie in the multi-screen cinema on the top floor.
On the edge of the Huai Kwang neighborhood is RCA – Royal City Avenue. This large entertainment zone is packed with bars and nightclubs and is the perfect place to party. People who are searching for alternative entertainment options will also find a cinema, an indoor go karting track and many other interesting options.
Thailand Cultural Center MRT station offers quick and easy access to the rest of Bangkok. Many of the most luxurious condos for rent in Huai Kwang can be found within easy walking distance of the MRT station, while shops, restaurants and other amenities can also be found in this part of the neighborhood.