CentralWorld / ZEN
Central World – which includes Zen department store – is the largest shopping mall complex in Southeast Asia with 550,000 square meters of sheer retail space
All Seasons Place
Located just opposite The AETAS residence, All Seasons Place Retail Center is an upscale shopping complex
Bumrungrad International Hospital
Sukhumvit Road, Soi 3 – Nana Skytrain Station (5 minutes from AETAS) This is Southeast Asia’s largest private medical centre and is one of the world’s most popular medical tourism destinations. The JCI-accredited hospital features 554 beds and more than 1,000 doctors representing most of specialties and sub-specialties of medicine. The very modern and efficient facilities include dental, general and specialty medicine, advanced diagnostics and therapeutics, surgical services, intensive care, and rehabilitation.
Samitivej Sukhumvit Soi 49 Hospital
133 Sukumvit Soi 49 – between Phrom Phong and Thong Lor Skytrain Stations Samitivej is a JCI-accredited hospital and has been ISO 9002 certified since 2001. It offers high quality medical services and is well-equipped with the most modern technology. It is very accessible and has 24-hour emergency rooms. Services available vary from cosmetic surgery to major operations such as open-heart surgery and organ transplantations.
Lumphini Park is located within a ten-minute walk from The AETAS residence and offers great opportunities for jogging, a leisurely walk, and Tai Chi in the early morning. It is the largest and most popular park in Bangkok and features a large artificial lake (rowing boats and paddle boats rental available) surrounded by well-tended lawns, trees, and walking paths. The area is particularly appealing from February to April during the kite-flying season.
Lumpini Boxing Stadium
Lumpini Boxing Stadium, located near Lumpini Park, features Thai boxing fights every Tuesday and Friday from 6 p.m. onwards and on Saturdays at 5 p.m. There is a dual pricing system for Thais and foreigners.
Angelican Faith – Christ Church
11 Convent Road, Silom (5 minutes’ walk from Sala Daeng Skytrain Station) Christ Church is a parish of the Anglican Church in Thailand. It attracts both English and Thai congregations and the liturgy is Anglican-Episcopal. The current structure was opened in 1905 and has a simple Gothic style. The north aisle boasts the only pipe organ in Thailand. The nave can welcome 175 worshippers on wood and cane armchairs.
Buddhist Faith – Wat Patumwanaram
This quiet Buddhist temple located on Rama I Road between Central World Plaza and Siam Paragon, is easily reachable by Skytrain (Siam Square Station). The well-groomed grounds offer a great opportunity to relax in serene surroundings in busy Bangkok.