Hitting a pool party in Bangkok is a great way to cool down the heat. Swimming, drinking and dancing alongside pretty people. Let’s face it, Who says no to relaxing at a pool party? No one! Or would you rather wander in the air-conditioned shopping mall? Why waste your precious time in a shopping mall instead of enjoying the sun and fresh air while you are in Thailand, right?
The once-a-month So Pool Party, set on the glamorous 10th floor of Sofitel So Hotel Bangkok. This pool party is widely regarded as the best pool party in Bangkok. The party runs for eight hours (13.00 – 21.00) on every last Saturday of the month.
So Pool Party welcomes mostly young expat crowd, as well as a few groups of Thais and tourists that want to get in on the fun.
What makes Sofitel’s pool part stands out from the rest, is the location. It has a very beautiful view, you will find Lumpini greenery park, “Central Park in New York” vibe.
They even have underwater speakers so you can “feel” the pumping bass creeping on your body in the water.
- Opening Hours: 13:00-21:00 every last Saturday of the month
- Location: 10th floor, Sofitel So Hotel, 2 North Sathorn Road
- Price Range: Entrance: 400 THB (one free drink)
Sukhumvit’s DoubleTree by Hilton provides another popular rooftop pool party in the city center. With the events execute on and off once or twice a month, “feel good” mode, cheap drinks and slightly more of a touristy crowd compared to many other popular pool parties in the city.
To keep up with Double Tree’s Schedule is to follow them on their Facebook page. Because of the on and off events, it is difficult to keep track.
- Opening Hours: Sat/Sun, once or twice a month
- Location: DoubleTree by Hilton 18/1 Soi Sukhumvit 26, Bangkok
- Price Range: Entrance: 0-400 THB
With free entry all day every day, and with an appetizing menu of cocktails and tapas, Ocean Pool Lounge could be one of the best of its type in Bangkok.
This unique venue combines restaurant (Tapas) and a pool lounge. Ocean Bangkok offers pool-side massages and has its own club room located in the basement. Every Tuesday from 8 pm onwards the venue hosts a weekly movie night and the pool-side area turns into an open-air cinema. OCEAN is also a boutique resort, with 18 stylish and fully equipped rooms.
Ocean Bar with their Weekend Escape parties bringing people from all over the city to enjoy lounge house played by some of Bangkok’s best DJs, great signature cocktails, and tapas bites. On both Saturday and Sunday, there are amazing drinks promos with an open bar from 15:00 to 16:00 – yep, absolutely free drinks for an hour to get the party started every weekend.
- Opening Hours: 10:00 – 01:00
- Location: 7 Sukhumvit Soi 33, Phrom Phong
- BTS: Phrom Phong
- Tel: +66 (0) 22 612 800