The Best Places to Live in Thailand

The Best Places to Live in Thailand

Are you dreaming or Planning to Live in Thailand Soon but you are not sure yet which destination to choose to relocate. In this article we will be Highlighting the Best Places to Live in Thailand.

Thailand has a large number of Expats, in 2021, it was reported that over 3 Million foreigners are living in Thailand under different types of Long Term Visas such as: Thailand Retirement Visa, Elite Visa, Business Visa, and Many more.

There are Some Popular Destinations where expats Choose to relocate in Thailand for Several Reasons, Among these destinations, we can mention the Following:

Jomtien – Pattaya

Many Expats Prefer to Live in Pattaya/ Jomtien in Thailand. The City has been developing a Lot in the Last 2 Decades and Changed its Positioning from a Prostitution City to a Modern Coastal Line City that is Family friendly.

Pattaya has Many Condominiums with Sea View that Expats love to Rent or Buy. Most of these Condos are located in Jomtien Area which is considered as an area for Locals and Expats more than for Tourists.

Life in Pattaya is very Convenient as it has a Strategic Location, in Just a couple of Hours you can reach the Capital Bangkok, and in Just less than a Couple of hours, you can reach Rayong, which is an industrial Destination. At Rayong there is also a Beautiful Island Called Koh Samet which has some of the most Beautiful Beaches around Thailand that can be a Very Good Weekend getaway from Pattaya.



Bangkok, The Capital of Thailand, is one of the most Popular Destinations for Expats in Southeast Asia. The Capital has many Regional Offices for Big Multinational Companies that Employ Staff from all around the World. In addition, Many Startups that provide Services in Thailand and Southeast Asia are Based in Bangkok. Therefore it’s a very attractive Destination for Expats looking for Job or Business Opportunity.

Bangkok is a Metropolitan City, where a Lot of Foreigners are Living. Therefore, you will never Feel as a Stranger when living in there. You will Find many Districts that are Popular for Expats in the Capital that offer Many Condominium Options for Both rent and Sale. Among these Districts we can Mention: Lat Phrao, Ekkamai and Sathorn.

Bangkok Thailand Living

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is Located in the North Western Side of Thailand. This City is one of the Most popular Destinations in Thailand for Tourists and for Expats looking for a Nice city to live. This Destination is a Good Choice for Nature lovers and the People who are Looking for a Slower Way of Life.

Chiang Mai Best Places in Thailand

Koh Samui

Koh Samui is an Island Located in Gulf of Thailand in Surat Thani Province, and Has been Classified as one of the Best 15 islands in the World for Retirees According to the International Living Magazine. The Island is also a Popular Choice for Digital Nomads who are Able to work from Anywhere.

There are Several Locations that you can Consider Living at in Koh Samui Such as Lamai Beach, Chaweng Beach, and Bophut. During your Stay in Koh Samui you can Enjoy Swimming at one its Beautiful Beaches during Holidays or Weekends, or You can Even Visit one of the Beautiful neighboring islands such as Koh Tao and Koh Phangan.

Koh Samui Best Places to Live in Thailand


Phuket has been Awarded in 2021 as the Best Destination in the world for Digital Nomads by Club Med. Phuket is the Largest island in Thailand and one of the most Visited Destinations in Thailand and South East Asia.

Many retirees also Consider living in Phuket. There are Many Beaches and areas that you can Consider when Moving to Phuket such as: Karon and Kata Beaches, Rawai Beach, Bangtao, and Phuket Old Town.

Most of the Businesses Operating in Phuket are Tourism Related Businesses, and Many Hotels and Tour Operators look for Multilingual Foreigners to Work and they Open Vacancies from time to time. Therefore, In case you are Looking to be Employed in Phuket, a Tourism Related Job will be the Most Popular Jobs Available.

Koh Samui Live in Thailand

Hua Hin

Hua Hin is a City Located in Cha am Province, just around 3 Hours drive from Bangkok. This City is a Popular Holiday Destination for Local Thai People, and is also Popular Holiday Destination for Some international Markets, Mainly Scandinavian Market. Hua Hin is a One of the Best Destinations in Thailand for Retirees for being Peaceful and Having some of the Best Golf Courses around the Country.

The City is Sometimes Quite during weekdays and become Busier during weekends when local Thai People Domestically Travel to Hua Hin.

Hua Hin Best Places to Live in Thailand
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