What is better than a good drink after a day of traveling and exploring? The answer is a good drink with amazing views.
Fortunately, Thailand is a country that’s abundant with striking ocean panoramas and freaking downtown skyline vistas. Here are 15 places to drink with the most stunning scenery to have a drink in Thailand.
Woobar lures the guest with not only its futuristic multi-colored poolside design, amazingly stylish seatings which are sunk down into a pond, but also the panorama 270-degree view of the Gulf of Thailand and the surrounding hillside. During the day, Woobar offers an extensive range of light snacks and refreshing drinks. But when the sun goes down below the horizon and the night begins, Woobar turns into a vibrant chill-out spot with technicoloured lighting and remix beats, where the guests enjoy the buzzing nightlife in Koh Samui to the fullest.
Must-Have Drinks: Thai Dragon cocktail - a cheesy, cheeky but cute drink.
Diavolo boasts a stunning panorama 270-degree view of the Andaman Sea, so it is definitely an attractive venue for every sunset-lover. The restaurant and bar offer a modern menu of Mediterranean dishes in a comfortable ambience. With great fresh seafood, excellent service, and exotic cocktails, Diavolo makes sure you have the most relaxing moment whilst marveling at the breathtaking sunset view.
Must-Have Drinks: Pinot Grigio, Chianti
Being listed in The New York Times bestseller, One of 1000 Places to Visit in Your Lifetime, Air Bar at the InterContinental Samui is a top-notch destination to enjoy a breathtaking sundowner in Koh Samui. Perched atop the cliffs, Air Bar is embellished by spectacular 180-degree views of the Gulf of Thailand with the Five Islands. Indulge yourself in signature cocktails and tapas creations while watching the sun painting the sky with its own hypnotic color palette in the melodious saxophone.
Must-Have Drinks: Sky Series: Full Moon - Twilight - Samui Sunset - Day Dream
This is the life I have been dreaming of! - That is what the guests of Vanilla Sky Bar & Gastro Pub might say after enjoying the laid back atmosphere and amazing sunset view on the Kamala Bay set on the top-floor of the sophisticated Cape Sienna Phuket overlooking the Andaman Sea, Vanilla Sky Bar & Gastro Pub offers distinctive cocktails, cold Belgian Draught beer, flavourful tapas, modern stylish Gastro Pub dishes, and an exceptional service.
Must-Have Drinks: LY CUMBER - a mocktail creation by Vanilla Sky Bar which helps the digestive system, anti-aging and nourishes the skin.
Skybar at the Lebua Hotel is not being listed as one of the “17 spectacular rooftop bars to visit around the world this summer” by the Telegraph UK for nothing. Boasting a unique location on the 64th floor rooftop of the Lebua State Tower, the Sky Bar with its staggering height - the third tallest in Thailand - and an iconic golden dome is an impressive structure standing on every traveller’s wishlist. The mesmerizing view from the top of the world over the skyline of the ever-growing skyscrapers of Bangkok divided by the mighty Chao Phraya River will leave you speechless. Signature and classic cocktails with international standards will never disappoint visitors. If you are a fan of the Hollywood movie "The Hangover II", which was shot here, Sky Bar Hangovertini is a must-try.
Must-Have Drinks: Spiced Fig Bar - a exotic mixture of Olmeca Altos Reposado, Thai Chilli Puree, Lime Juice, Fig Roll Up
Baba Nest Bar, located at the Sri Panwa Phuket Luxury Pool Villa Hotel is definitely one of the most spectacular rooftop bars in the world. Surrounded by infinity pools with special decor, Baba Nest makes you feel like you are floating above the ocean surface while marveling at the beauty of the sparkling Andaman Sea, Phang Nga Bay on the east side and the southeastern part of Phuket. Enjoying the breathtaking panoramic sunset view on the ocean with an exotic Asian-inspired cocktail can become one of the most memorable experiences of your trip. But if you want to get the chance, make sure that you book a table at least 2 weeks in advance because the bar has limited opening hours: from 5pm to 9pm only and is always fully booked.
Must-Have Drinks: Lycheetini - a mix between Belvedere Vodka, lychee and lime juice, served in a martini glass.
Picturing yourself relaxing in an untouched tropical paradise, completing with romantic dining and refreshing cocktails. You’ll find all and more at Long Island Bar in Cape Kudu Hotel. The bar is a sublime hideout in the tranquil setting on Koh Yao Noi, one of the most tranquil islands of Thailand. After a boat trip to explore this gorgeous island, indulge yourself in one of the outdoor pavilions, looking out at the ocean and sipping on a classic cocktail from a menu like mojitos, gin and tonics.
Imagine yourself being lulled by the sound of rolling waves off the seashore, breathing in some fresh air, getting tanned under the warm sunlight. Paradise is right here to be found in By The Sea Restaurant & Bar. Once here, you can get disconnected to the outer world and find your inner peace amidst tranquil beach scenery. Open for both lunch and dinner, By The Sea can also set up a private candlelight dining table right on the sandy beach under the sparkling starry sky so couples can spend the most romantic time together in a world of only you two.
Must-Have Drinks: Koh Chang Sunset, Tom Collin’s
KEE Sky Lounge is a rooftop lounge and restaurant situated on the 6th and 7th floor of the KEE Resort Phuket. Although it is in the most bustling part of Patong, the bar still boasts a cozy atmosphere with classic jazz and soft Brazilian music. While the 6th floor has a small oval bar offering dining options for guests, the 7th floor is the highlight: a bar in form of a top deck of a cruise heading to the Andaman Sea. You can choose to lad back on a plush sofa with a cocktail in hand or chill in a small rooftop jacuzzi whilst enjoying the impressive sunset.
Must-Have Drinks: TOM YUM: A unique blend of Absolut Vodka, Malibu, Kefir Lime Leaves, Red Chilli, Lemongrass, Ginger Syrup with Top with Ginger Ale.
Set amidst the famous shopping malls Siam Paragon, MBK and Central World in Bangkok, Red Sky Rooftop Bar is a perfect venue to lay back and get some rest before heading for another shopping round. Signature cocktails from the extensive beverage list in combination with the superb cuisine made it to a heavenly perfection.
Must-Have Drinks: Passion fruit martini, Apple crush
Not located along the beach like other resorts in the list but The Roof in Sala Lanna Chiang Mai possesses a stunning panoramic view over the Ping River, the surrounding bustle city and even Doi Suthep temple on the mountain. During the daytime, this riverside bar welcomes guests of the hotel only. But after 18:00, visitors from outside can also enjoy the inviting and romantic ambience with lanterns and candles and live music on a stage next to the rooftop swimming pool. The Roof is definitely a perfect spot for those who want to savor a leisurely sundowner in a tranquil atmosphere as well as those who want to experience the vibrant nightlife of Chiang Mai with a glass of craft cocktail in hand.
Must-Have Drinks: On the Ping River: Vodka, Lychee, Lemongrass, Lime Juice
For those who want to experience the exhilarating nightlife of Bangkok, Octave Rooftop Bar is a must-visit. Built on the top of the Bangkok Marriott Hotel, Octave features a lounge, a private room and a trendy style rooftop bar, which offers a 360º view of the capital with the skylines and of the endless Sukhumvit BTS line.
Must-Have Drinks: Signatures menu named “Colors of Thailand” which are inspired from some of the most popular tourist destinations of the country such as : Phuket, Chiang Mai, Lumpini Park,...
Getting bored with beachfront bars? So the Treetops Sky Dining & Bar with its private Salas nestled in the 120-year-old treetop canopy is the perfect option for an exceptional holiday experience. As this fine-dining venue has only 8 dining tables, it is definitely a must to reserve a table in advance. Make it an unforgettable day by savoring award-winning European - Asian flavours pairing in an extensive wine list of around 170 labels from 13 countries in the view of lush rainforest.
Must-Have Drinks: With 14 botanicals, 8 other compounds and hints of Thai basil, lemongrass and bael fruit, Anantara Origin 14/8 is definitely a must-try.
Located on top of the Banyan Tree Bangkok, which is widely regarded as a model luxury city hotel with world-class accommodation, hospitality, dining and entertainment, Moon Bar offers an outstanding 360-degree view of the glittering cityscape of Bangkok. Let yourself get lost in an eternal paradise of beverages: from expensive champagnes, exotic cocktails to beer, wine, non-alcoholic. Moon Bar has everything to offer.
Must-Have Drinks: Vertigo Sunset, a melody of pineapple, cranberry and lime juices blended with just the right amount of Malibu.
The Sarojin Resort is a secluded luxury boutique beach hideaway that is beautifully set on an 11 km white sand beach of Khao Lak. The resort offers a diverse range of romantic dining locations but the Beach Bar boasts spectacular views across the idyllic white sands and the Andaman Sea. It is the perfect relaxing spot to lay back on tropical-inspired loungers, comfy sofas or sumptuous beanbags, listen to chilled out music, and enjoy some cocktails for an ultimate dining experience.
Must-Have Drinks: Violet Gin Cocktail: a perfect combination of tanqueray infused with butterfly pea flower, triple sec, sprite, sugar syrup.